The Women’s national league of Ireland is scheduled to kick off today (4th of March, 2023). SSE Airtricity continues to be the main sponsor for the league. The 2023 Women’s Premier Division will see 11 teams competing to reach the top of the league. In 2022, it was a nail biting finish with almost 4 teams with a chance to win the league during the … Continue reading League of Ireland Women 2023: Teams, Sponsors, Kits
My dad’s name is Klaas. That’s where the Klaas Kickz comes from. I created a bond with my dad through football. I’m hoping that this can do the same with parent and child all around Ireland and even the world. My dad wasn’t big into football until I was big into football. But he knew the importance of playing, activities and being outside in fresh air. Continue reading Simplifying football coaching for kids: Mark Connaughton, founder of Klaas Kickz, National Startup award winner
Sports is the best form of medicine to keep yourself fit and stress free. So when you get injured and have to stay away from this weekly activity for 6-9 months then it starts impacting you slowly and steadily. It is a horrible feeling to not being able to do things that you really look forward to every week. It is all about the Social factor. Continue reading Brace : Social network that helps injured sports persons across levels to track, document and share their recovery journeys.
“They are all consuming content, following the teams, going to games, it is a social avenue for people – going to pub watch the game, etc. While doing that they are constantly trading opinions and knowledge, up until now lot of that has been in ether. Who actually knows his football, is it the one who is always yapping or the quiet guy, whereas now you can come in to FutNut , make your predictions and see how you rank against everybody else. So now the talking is over and let us see who actually knows their football. ” – Alan Loughrey. Continue reading Futnut: Galway based Football Fantasy App founder Alan says his platform gives ‘thrills without the spills’
Lewes FC was formed on 23rd September, 1885. The local parish council allowed them to use land known as the Dripping Pan. The ground gets its name from the monks who used to live there. The football club has played there for 135 years , one year they could not play when British army used the place as a storage location. Continue reading Lewes FC: 136 years old UK football club, 1733 owners from 36 countries, breaking even
A ray of hope for the parents of a boy born in Chinnappampatti on 27th May, 1991. A dream for a father who helped many people in Hyderabad to reach their destination on time in his auto rickshaw.
Once again a new Hope & Dream when someone in a village or a city buy, borrow or build a bat & ball and hand it over to their young boys & girls:
Twinkle twinkle little Stars, how I wonder what you are ? …!!! Continue reading Sports: The Ultimate Hope
“Usually clubs are formed with a top down approach. First the senior team is launched and then they start working on the youth team, academy, etc. Community comes in the end. Thane City FC is formed keeping in mind a bottom up approach. We have built a community and will use that as a base to develop our club.” said Prashant about the structure and plans for the club. Continue reading Touch down to touch line: Prashant J Singh, the Football Coach with a dream, ready to take off again
Megha said “I usually eat, drink and do everything with table tennis. At home we just talk about table tennis.”
She spoke in detail about how one of the fastest racquet sports in the world, table tennis became a part and parcel of her life. It was in 2018 that Megha along with Deepak Malik, the former national player and coach of Indian national table tennis team, decided to start a performance analytics company. Continue reading Interview of Megha Gambhir, CEO & Co Founder of STUPA Sports Analytics, predictive analytics startup
WaitTime, the real time artificial intelligence based crowd management solution, was in the market as a solution to reduce the waiting time. Now WaitTime provides crucial data which can be used to control and make people wait before entering into any premises.
This startup had got associated with major sporting arenas and leagues like Sydney Cricket Ground, Melbourne Cricket Ground, NBA, NFL, US Tennis Association, etc. even before the start of Covid.
Now with crowd management being the key to bring back the normal days , I hope to see technology based solutions like WaitTime to aid government bodies, tourism boards, tourist attractions, public transportation, hotels, etc. to plan the phased reopening of premises. Continue reading From almost out of action to the center of all action, how WaitTime timed its move to perfection?
“You asked for my hustle – I gave you my heart.” #DearBasketball #GoneTooSoon Continue reading 24 – “Life is a Dear Basketball”
WaitTime is currently been used by Sydney Cricket Stadium, Melbourne Cricket Stadium, Detroit Pistons, Indiana Pacers, Miami Heat & a lot of major sporting Stadiums in the US, Australia and the UK. Continue reading WaitTime: It is Time for Stadiums to get Smart
If you have the courage to choose the right track then no one can stop you from Flying, Exploring the never ending shores & Achieving your Dreams”. Continue reading Finals : It’s time to Cycle into the future & ReWrite History of Sports : Malayalam Movie Finals
It is the pure passion for the Sport which brought them together to open the Kite Surfing shop, school in Dublin & then the lodge in Achill Island. I asked Catherine about their expansion plans and was a bit surprised (but happy) with her reply. They are not planning to expand in the near future. She said that it is not about just making money, but it’s about the passion of teaching & imparting the experience of water sports to customers. So they are very clear about their focus area: to give great experience for each & every customer.
Continue reading Wind, Water & Wanderer: The Pure Magic of Kite Surfing & Hospitality : Achill Island, Mayo, Ireland : Accommodation & Adventure Activities
“Coaches and players together make a great team; but Agents write the script of this success journey of football” Continue reading The Movers & Shakers Of Football Transfers : Super Agents , Sports Agencies & Family Members
English Premier League , better known as Premier League, is definitely a success story which has grown in stature in the last 27 years. It has been a great business model and there are leagues across the globe which have taken the cues from this. No wonder even the highest official award for British businesses came beckoning the Premier League. The Queen’s Award for Enterprise was presented to Premier League in recognition for its outstanding contribution to international trade. Continue reading English Premier League : Football > Brands > Money
back on down the track. It harks back to the old days a bit where you used pen and paper and is designed to enable deeper connections between fans. I’m all for technology and being on my phone at games checking scores and stats but this is a bit stripped back and I thought it would be a fun project that would resonate with fans which it has done so and more!” Continue reading Time to Rewind : GameDay Ground Hopper: Vintage Fan Engagement Tool
Did the Algerian players take offence? Not at all, Merzekane says. “We weren’t angry, we were cool,” he says. “To see two big powers debasing themselves in order to eliminate us was a tribute to Algeria. They progressed with dishonour, we went out with our heads held high.”
“Our performances forced Fifa to make that change, and that was even better than a victory,” Belloumi says. “It meant that Algeria left an indelible mark on football history.” Continue reading World Cup : Disgrace of Gijon : Reason behind the final group games starting at the same time
‘Ronaldoooo’ why this man is called a genius in this globe, the genius of football world, Portugal’s favourite son : This makes him deserving for all these titles, it is 3-3.. My goodness, This must be his last World Cup and Ronaldo wants to leave his signature etched in this edition, and the commentator ends the celebration in style by mentioning the famous Tamil dialogue from Rajnikant’s movie Kabaali “Vanthuten Sollu, Thirumbhi Vanthuten Sollu” (Tell them I have come, Tell them I have come back). Continue reading “Ronaldooo” – Super Energetic Malayalam Commentator – Shaiju Damodaran – Malayala Karayude Romanjam