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BCCI President Anurag Thakur to inaugurate award show at New Delhi

Updated: Aug 09, 2016 18:01 IST

New Delhi, Aug 9 (ANI-Newsvoir): The forthcoming Global Sports Convention 2016 will be hosted by PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry in New Delhi. The daylong event will witness young sports prodigy Raspreet Sidhu, Indian National Basketball Player, Yuki Bhambri, Indian Tennis Champion, Tania Sachdev, Chess Champion, Pankaj Advani, PadmaShree, World Billiards and Snooker Champion besides President, BCCI, Anurag Thakur.

Being held on August 12th, the flagship event of the PHD Chamber with a theme 'Sports for All-The Ultimate Sporting Legacy' will be inaugurated by the President, BCCI in which Sports Excellence Awards will also be given away to sports personnel of different hue and cry to encourage them to excel in sports with a motto of attaining distinction for individuals and thereby for the nation as a whole.

India Inc. will be represented during the daylong conference by President, Sr. Vice President, Vice President of the Chamber respectively Dr. Mahesh Gupta, Gopal Jiwarajka and Anil Khaitan with it's Sports Committee Chairperson Neelam Pratap Rudy whereas the High Commissioner of Australia to India, Harinder Sidhu will also be present providing for global sports perspective among other dignitaries of similar scale.

The fourth PHD Chamber Global Sports Convention will also deliberate upon variety of emerging sports issues, eliciting practically possible solutions to promote and propagate sports among all categories of human interests as also seriously work for providing a road map for a holistic development of Indian youth.

"The convention will also provide for hosting panel discussions on creating a lifetime sporting legacy for the youth of India, suggesting ways and means for conquering challenges and optimizing opportunities in the field of sports. It will also make ways for working out policy related suggestions for the government so that the sporting becomes pervasive in India with the sole objective of attaining distinctions in all sports that India can think of," said Neelam Pratap Rudy. (ANI-Newsvoir)