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Sportstar’s new digital version launched

Former India cricket captain Venkatraghavan, tennis legend Ramanathan Krishnan, India's first IM Manuel Aaron, Indian hockey team captain Sardar Singh, champion cueist Pankaj Advani and squash star Joshna Chinappa at the launch of the Sportstar digital edition in Chennai on Sunday. Photo: R. Ragu  

Sportstar’s new digital version, sportstarlive.com was launched at the Madras Cricket Club on Sunday. Indian tennis and cricket legends Ramanathan Krishnan and S. Venkatraghavan inaugurated the website formally amidst an ensemble of other eminent sportspersons including champion cueist Pankaj Advani, hockey national team captain Sardar Singh and the country’s top squash player Joshna Chinappa.

“We want to make a difference on how sports is being consumed,” said Ayon Sengupta, Editor, Sportstar.

The official launch was followed by a panel discussion on “The challenges of being a professional sportsperson in India”. The discussion — of which Ramanathan Krishnan, Sardar and Joshna were the primary participants — was moderated by popular television anchor S. Radhakrishnan.

N. Ram, chairman, Kasturi & Sons Limited, and other dignitaries graced the event by their presence.


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