SBJ/April 18-24, 2011/In Depth

Global growth markets: India

Population (world rank)*
1,189,172,906 (2nd)
0-14 years: 29.7%
15-64 years: 64.9%
65 years and over: 5.5%
Population growth rate: +1.3%
* 2011 estimates


Media
Ten Sports
Ten Cricket
Set Max
Star Sports Cricket
Star Sports India
Athletes
Arjun Atwal (golf)
Jeev Milkha Singh (golf)
Somdev Devvarman (tennis)
Sachin Tendulkar (cricket)
PT Usha (track and field)


Recent Sports Headlines
India wins 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup
Adidas stores in India to carry NBA jerseys for the first time
NBA, U.S. State Department plan joint trip to India in '11
NBA signs two multiyear TV deals to broadcast games in India
India asking state firms to help fund Commonwealth Games

Upcoming Sporting Events
2011 ICC Cricket World Cup (concluded this month)
2011 ATP Aircel Chennai Open
2011 Formula One Grand Prix of India

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Arjun Atwal


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Formula One race cars will roll into India this year.



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Suresh Kalmadi


Key Sports Executives
Shri Ajay Maken, union minister of state for youth affairs and sports
Suresh Kalmadi, president of the Indian Olympic Association, president of the Asian Athletics Association
Sundar Raman, CEO of the Indian Premier League
Cricket
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Indian Premier League


Leagues and Governing Bodies
Soccer
Governing body: All India Football Federation
President: Shri Praful Patel
National league: I-League (14 teams)

Cricket
Governing body: Board of Control for Cricket in India
President: Shashank Manohar
National league: DLF Indian Premier League (10 teams)

Field hockey
Governing body: Hockey India
Interim president: Mariamma Koshy

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