IOS signed Three Eminent Boxers, 23 November 2009
IOS signed three eminent boxers MC Mary Kom (Khel Ratna Awardee & 5 time World Boxing Champion), Akhil Kumar (Arjuna Awardee) & Pradeep Singh (India’s Only World Class Professional Boxer) during the course of 2009.
IOS signed Khel Ratna Awardee Sushil Kumar, 1 September 2009
IOS signed Olympic Bronze Medalist wrestler and Khel Ratna Awardee Sushil Kumar. IOS managed various endorsement contracts for him such as Body Fuelz, Eicher Tractors, and Sahara
IOS acquired television rights for the World Boxing Championship held in Milan, 1-12 September 2009
IOS acquired the TV Rights for the World Boxing Championship held in Milan, which was telecast on Doordarshan. The Channel aired the historic semi final bout between Vijender Singh and Atoev Abbos from Uzbekistan live with Vijender claiming the first medal for India at the World Boxing Championships.
IOS consulted Religare for Man U Jersey Sponsorship, May 2009
IOS was appointed exclusive agent by Religare Enterprises Limited for consulting, exploring, facilitating and negotiating the bidding process for one of the world’s biggest sports marketing properties – Manchester United’s Jersey. IOS provided strategic inputs and represented Religare in the bidding process which was eventually won by the highest bidder – AON for $130 million.
Pepsi Signs up with Vijender Singh, 12 May 2009
IOS was instrumental in getting Vijender Singh a landmark endorsement deal with the iconic youth brand Pepsi. Vijender is the first sportsmen beyond the realm of cricket in India to become a brand ambassador for Pepsi.
34th Federation Cup, 13 December 2008
IOS subsidiary New Delhi Heroes (ND Heroes) began their season with their participation in the Durand Cup. Creating pan-India recognition, the team displayed its prowess as it took on the best teams from the country in the 34th Federation Cup where it upset I-League giants ‘Sporting Clube De Goa’.
121st Osian’s Durand Cup, 21 August - September 2008
Dr. Ambedkar Stadium came alive with the onset of the 121st Osian’s Durand Cup, eagerly awaited by the football lovers of the capital. The growing popularity of the tournament witnessed the association of several prominent corporate houses. This edition of the tournament was broadcasted live by DD Sports.
Osian’s, SAIL, Adidas, Radio One, Indianfootball.com, DD Sports
First Olympic Boxing Medal for India, 20 August 2008
The biggest day for Indian Boxing as Haryana Pugilist Vijender Singh brought home the Bronze medal at the Beijing Olympics 2008. It was India’s first ever boxing medal at the Olympics.
Soon after Vijender’s Olympic glory, IOS signed up a lucrative deal with Bajaj Allianz for the star boxer. Vijender was Bajaj Allianz’s first ever brand ambassador in India.