BOSM : ALL INDIA SPORTS FESTIVAL AT BITS PILANI ON 15-19 SEPTEMBER 2010



: ALL INDIA SPORTS FESTIVAL AT BITS PILANI ON 15-19 SEPTEMBER 2010

India, September 10, 2010: BOSM (BITS Open Sports Meet), the annual sports meet will be held at BITS Pilani on 15-19 September 2010. BOSM in its 25th edition this year, will host a wide range of games and sports events including Athletics, Badminton, Basketball, Bodybuilding, Cricket, Football, Hockey, Swimming, Powerlifting, Tennis, Carrom, Chess, Squash etc.  In addition, there is going to be a Cyber Game Festival, by name, Ignition,  wherein gaming is done on computers.

Following the main event,  the organizers will hold a one day sports event for village schools of Pilani in order to give a boost to sports in the village schools.

Five days sports festival will be participated by over 1400 sportspersons  and athletes from 60 different colleges of the country.  Besides, a college from Sri Lanka also will participate this year.

BOSM which began as an annual sports event in 1986, is in its 25th year this year. Organizers are making efforts to get some of the best sportsmen of the first BOSM to this year’s  event as guests.

There has been overwhelming response to this year’s BOSM, according to the event organizers. “Over the years, BOSM has established its name as one of the biggest and most esteemed college festivals of India with participation from all over the country. With  over 1400 sportspersons from 60 colleges  participating in a variety of  events, I am sure, this year’s BOSM is going to be of great interest to both sports lovers and media persons” said the Sports Secretary, Mr Vishal Agrawal.

This year’s BOSM will be sponsored by various business houses. While Nokia will be the Platinum Sponsor, other major sponsors are : Steel Authority of India, State Bank of Bikaner and Jaipur and  ICICI Bank.  Food  Sponsors are  Domino and Café Coffee Day and garment sponsors are :  Adidas and Reebok.

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