MS Dhoni is new owner of HIL Ranchi team alongwith Sahara India Pariwar

Ranchi, 25 October 2014: Hockey India League today announced Captain of India Cricket Team, MS Dhoni in support of Sahara India Pariwar as the new franchisee owners of new Ranchi team named Ranchi Rays.

Arun Pandey (CMD, Rhiti Sports) Abhijit Sarkar (Sahara India Pariwar), MS Dhoni (Indian Cricket team Captain), Narinder Batra (Chairman, Hockey India League), Elena Norman (CEO, Hockey India)

Arun Pandey (CMD, Rhiti Sports) Abhijit Sarkar (Sahara India Pariwar), MS Dhoni (Indian Cricket team Captain), Narinder Batra (Chairman, Hockey India League), Elena Norman (CEO, Hockey India) at the announcement of Ranchi Rays owners

Coining the team Ranchi Rays, MS Dhoni was himself present for the announcement conference held in Ranchi today alongwith Abhijit Sarkar, Head-Corporate Communications, Sahara India Pariwar & Director – Sahara Adventures Sports Ltd and Dr. Narinder Batra, Chairman, Hockey India League. Continue reading →

Grand Opening Ceremony of the home ground of Uttar Pradesh Wizards

Bollywood sensation Katrina Kaif, Nargis Fakhri and Shaimak Davar troupe to perform in a grand opening ceremony of Uttar Pradesh Wizards first match at its home ground

Sahara India Pariwar invites all the ticket bearers of 19th January’s match between Uttar Pradesh Wizards and Delhi Wave Riders to witness the Grand, Bollywood Star studded Opening Ceremony of the home ground of Uttar Pradesh Wizards

Opening ceremony to start sharp at 10:00 a.m. at Dhyan Chand Stadium, Kursi Road

Uttar Pradesh Wizards LogoIn one of the biggest hockey extravaganza that the city has witnessed, Sahara India Pariwar, the prime promoter & patron of sports in India, invites all the ticket bearers of the Hero Hockey India League’s match between Uttar Pradesh Wizards’s and Delhi Wave Riders to come and witness an exemplary opening ceremony on 19th January, 2013 at Dhyan Chand Stadium, Kursi Road. The opening ceremony will be a mélange of hockey and entertainment excellence with high voltage performance by Bollywood sensation Ms. Katrina Kaif, Ms. Nargis Fakhri and Shaimak Davar’s Troupe. The ceremony shall have a fanfare by the grand performances of bollywood celebrities. The spectators shall also be mesmerised by a series of special performance by Bollywood artists. The splendid ceremony will start sharp at 10:00 a.m. Continue reading →

Sahara to Sponsor Indian Hockey for 5 Years by Paying Rs-50 Crore

Giving a major boost to the national game ahead all-important the Olympic Qualifiers, Sahara India Pariwar  has signed a new five-year sponsorship deal with Hockey India, continue its association with hockey since 2003. The Sahara India Parviwar would sponsor the men’s and women’s national teams as well as junior ones for for next five years. According to sources, Sahara India would be paying Rs 50 Crore for the next five year as per deal, which is 170 per cent higher than the previous deal.

Indian-Women's-Team-in-Argentina-12“It’s our national game and we are proud to be associated with it and are elated to continue our patronage and support of the game. We will achieve greater laurels and success in the sport of hockey in the coming years and Sahara India Pariwar is committed to the development of the sport at all levels,” Sahara shri Subrata Roy said after signing the deal with Hockey India.

The corporate giant, also mentioned that apart from the sponsorship money, they would continue to help players in different ways as they have done in past. In addition to being sponsor to the Indian Hockey Team, they hosted Indian hockey team in Lucknow for Champion’s Trophy – 2003 coaching camp and the organization arranged for the boarding, lodging, practice camps and traveling of the entire Indian Hockey Team. Sahara India also organised a physical conditioning camp for the whole contingent in Germany as a part of the Hockey World Cup.

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