Chandigarh Comets take on Bhopal Badshahs in inaugural Bridgestone WSH

The big day has arrived and the inaugural match of the 2012 Bridgestone World Series Hockey (WSH) between Chandigarh Comets and Bhopal Badshahs, will usher a new era in Indian hockey. At every major league, an athlete or team emerges to define the tournament, and both the Comets and Badshahs players are eyeing to steal the limelight in the historic opener. 

bridgestone world series hockey wsh logo

Bridgestone World Series Hockey Logo

Dazzling Performances by Mika, Neha Dhupia, and other Bollywood Stars

The Sector-42 Stadium is set to stage a spectacular Opening Ceremony, which will begin at 7pm. The Grand Opening will feature superstar Saif Ali Khan. The power packed line up of performers include singing sensation Mika, super performer Neha Dhupia, ‘Rockstar’ singer Harshdeep Kaur, and many others.

Bollywood superstar Saif Ali Khan said “I look forward to being a part of the opening ceremony of World Series Hockey. The association of Agent Vinod with this action-packed event was more of an emotional reason as my grandfather, Iftikhar Ali Khan Pataudi, represented India in hockey. Our national sport has been ignored for a while and an initiative like this will ensure the sport is given its due attention and will resonate well with the youth of India.”

Over the next 34 days beginning from February 29, we will see 200 hockey players from across the world, sweat it out in 59 matches, shown live in more than 30 countries, to clinch the biggest purse in a hockey tournament and the glistening trophy. Continue reading →

Grand Opening of WSH to feature Saif Ali Khan

Dazzling Performances by Mika, Neha Dhupia, and other Bollywood Stars

Wizcraft Entertainment, India’s leading Communication and Entertainment Company has been appointed to conceptualize and produce a spectacular Opening Ceremony for the Bridgestone World Series Hockey in Chandigarh on February 29. Wizcraft is well-known for organizing some of the finest opening ceremonies of mega sports events like the 2011 World Cup, IPL and 2010 Commonwealth Games, and is now set to dazzle the audience at the biggest hockey championship in the world.

Prabhjot Singh, Adrian D'souza, Arjun Halappa, Saif Ali Khan, Viren Rasquinha and Rajpal Singh with WSH Trophy

Prabhjot Singh, Adrian D'souza, Arjun Halappa, Saif Ali Khan, Viren Rasquinha and Rajpal Singh with WSH Trophy

The Grand Opening will feature superstar Saif Ali Khan. The power packed line up of performers include singing sensation Mika, super performer Neha Dhupia, ‘Rockstar’ singer Harshdeep Kaur, and many others.

Bollywood superstar Saif Ali Khan said “I look forward to being a part of the opening ceremony of World Series Hockey. The association of Agent Vinod with this action-packed event was more of an emotional reason as my grandfather, Iftikhar Ali Khan Pataudi, represented India in hockey. Our national sport has been ignored for a while and an initiative like this will ensure the sport is given its due attention and will resonate well with the youth of India.” Continue reading →