Anniversary Issue 14, July 2013  

Remember, if you are not playing your heart out, someone else is. And when you meet him, he will win.
- High School Tigers

   WHAT'S NEW   ON THE SHELVES
FieldTurf® helps Paljor Stadium win Best Venue Award

United Sikkim’s home ground, Paljor Stadium, has been voted the “BEST VENUE” by the I-League players at the Indian Football Awards 2013. This picturesque 93,500 Sft Sikkim stadium has FieldTurf® artificial grass installed since 2011, and has played host to many successful soccer tournaments and trainings. It has since been much appreciated for its beautiful-yet-resilient turf and 24/7 playability in any weather, making it a favorite amongst players, including Baichung Bhutia, United Sikkim FC co-owner. More info

Prior to 1900, prize fights lasted up to 100 rounds!
Court Report!

The Empyrean, Bangalore recently installed two synthetic acrylic courts for its residents. The move was well-timed with summer vacations, and the beautiful courts have now been hosting tennis and basketball camps for the residents. With beautiful colour options, this classy ITF-approved product is an all-time favorite amongst architects, real-estate planners and players alike. The Emyreanites are now enjoying these versatile courts, making their evenings a much-looked-forward-to affair. More info

There is a sport called Banzai Skydiving. You throw the parachute out of the airplane first and then jump after it.

SnapSports® Official Sports Flooring of the 2013 USA Team Handball Club National Championships

Our partner’s product, SnapSports® Athletic Surface was the official flooring of the 2013 USA Handball Club National Championships. SnapSports’ multi-patented sports surfacing is approved by major sports bodies including FIBA, IHF and ITF, covering a whole range of sports like Baskeball, Volleyball, Tennis, Squash, Badminton, Handball, Ice-hockey, Futsal etc. The flooring is fast becoming the first choice for sports surfacing in India as well, with over 2 lakh sft already installed, and going up! More Info
If a horse wins a race "hands down", it means the jockey never raised his whip during the race. Hence the term, “winning hands down".
HALL OF FAME

International Fragrances, Mumbai: This popular cosmetic company chose its interiors to be just as bright and fresh as its products. Since 5 years, this striking-looking office has been much looked up to for its innovative landscaping and architectural dexterity. Not to mention happy employees, with just the sight to brighten up a dull day! More Pics

The 1912 Olympics was the last time that gold medals were solid gold! Now they are 92.5% silver.
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PICTURES OF THE MONTH
FieldTurf Artificial Grass @ St. Mark’s Hotel
SnapSports Inter-Locking Tiles @ Manipal University
 
TALK AROUND THE BLOCK!

The turf looks and feels really soft for the bowlers’ which is really good. I hope trainees get inspired by seeing the likes of VVS Laxman practice along with them.

– Anil Kumble
During his visit to M.L.Jaisimha Cricket Academy, Hyderabad

ABOUT GREAT SPORTS INFRA (GSI)

GSI is India’s leading sports infrastructure solution provider. It was the first company to introduce the next-generation artificial grass which “Looks Like Grass...Feels Like Grass...and Plays Like Grass” and today, there are over 4500 installations across 225 cities & towns in India. This includes many FIFA standard football fields as well, like the iconic Salt Lake stadium. Prominent clients include Microsoft, Coca-Cola, Infosys, Taj Mahal Palace & Towers, Hero Honda, Reliance Industries and many more. The product portfolio spans across artificial grass for sports & landscaping, complete range of indoor and outdoor sports flooring, running tracks and sports field conditioning systems. GSI is a winner of CII-Business Line ‘Emerging Entrepreneur’ Award 2012 and finalist of the prestigious TATA NEN Hottest Startups and ET-Power of Ideas.

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