Issue 13, April 2013  

Gold Medals aren’t really made of Gold. They are made of sweat, determination and a hard-to-find alloy called Guts. – Dan Gable

BRS International School

BRS International School, Bangalore is among the leading schools in India who are adopting the Multi-sports and Multi-purpose facility strategy. Unlike old-generation single-purpose sports surfaces, most schools are now investing in next-generation surfaces that provide multi-dimensional ROI and last years & years. BRS has installed an inter-locking, modular SnapSports® facility and an all-weather, maintenance-free FieldTurf® artificial grass field. More info

Michael Jordan always wore his blue North Carolina shorts under his Bulls uniform for good luck.

The latest innovation by FieldTurf® has arrived as a solution to the high surface temperature during hot Indian summers. FieldTurf® has developed “CoolPlay”, with an exclusive cork top dressing above the traditional sand and rubber infill. It allows the FieldTurf® grass to deliver its trademark high-performance while significantly lowering the surface temperature, at times by as low as 19°C. So now whatever the hour, season or sport, you have a cool solution in CoolPlay. More info

Gautam Gambhir does not take off his batting pads till the end of batting lineup. He believes that once he removes the pads, wickets start falling.

Anil Kumar received CII's "Emerging Entrepreneur" Award

Great Sports Infra MD, Anil Kumar was awarded the prestigious CII (Southern Region) "Emerging Entrepreneur" Award for 2012. The award was presented by Union Minister of State for Commerce and Industry, Ms. D. Purandeswari, in the esteemed presence of Mr. Adi Godrej, Mr. G.V. Sanjay Reddy and Mr. Krish Gopalakrishnan among other industry leaders. Out of the record 400 nominations this year, criteria such as performance and growth, greatest achievement, innovation, sustainability of the business model, competitive standing and strength of the management team were looked into to arrive at the winners. More Info
Tiger Woods wears a red shirt in the final rounds of golf tournaments which he says is because his mother told him red was his power color.

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Steve Waugh carries a red handkerchief in his left pocket which was given to him by his late grandfather as a good luck charm.

Film Star Allu Arjun’s House: This beautiful FieldTurf® landscaping installation at Allu Arjun’s house crossed its five years milestone this year. The beautiful turf still looks as good as new, with its fade-resistant natural hue beautifully complimenting the classy interiors of the actor’s house. More Pics

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Kerala Sports Council, Kerala
6th IPL Opening Ceremony on FieldTurf® at Salt Lake Stadium

Our students find SnapSports® an ideal surface for various sports. We also find that it is a better investment in many ways. We are glad to be using it in three campuses and more in the future.

M. S. Parswanath
Head - Infrastructure, Jain Group of Institutions


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 4200 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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