SPORTS WORLD PROMOTES SPORTS AS PART OF A HEALTHY LIFESTYLE

By AMIT ASHWEEN of COURTS?

The Sports World Business Houses Sports Competition, which was part of the weeklong 2014 Vodafone Hibiscus Festival in Suva saw many teams participating for the Volleyball, Soccer and Touch Rugby competitions.

In his address as the Chief Guest to the events Award Ceremony last Saturday, Director of Marketing Courts (Fiji) Ltd, Mr. Anil Seweniratne welcomed everyone on behalf of the Chairman, the Board of Directors, CEO of Vision Group and Sports World General Manager, and thanked all the people involved in supporting the cause of promoting good health for the people of Fiji.

?Health and wellbeing is of course paramount to everyone. But the reality is unfortunately, that people, especially the working class, get so involved with their daily routines that this aspect of their lives is neglected time and again.

Initiatives such as this business house sports tournaments organised by the Hibiscus Events Group is a brilliant step to get people to be physically active and fit and motivate everyone to remain health conscious? said Mr. Senewiratne.

Sports World General Manager, Mr. Vinod Kumar said they were proud to be a partner to this initiative.

?We at Sports World are committed to building a healthier and fitter nation by supporting initiatives such as this which positively encourages everyone to actively participate in sports and promotes fitness as a way of life.. We value sports, the fun and joy in it, the unity it brings, the interpersonal development it brings to an individual, and ultimately, all the positive health benefits with it.

Sports World has 5 main outlets at Damodar City, MHCC, Waimanu Rd Suva, Lautoka and Nadi and has everything one needs for sporting. It carries a wide range of world renowned brands like Puma, Greys, Babolat, York, Steeden, Gilbert, Wilson, Speedo, Sting among many others and is also placed conveniently at all of the 15 Courts outlets around the country.

In his closing remarks, Mr. Anil thanked the Chairman of Hibiscus Events Group, Mr. Hirdesh Prasad and his team, for their tremendous dedication towards putting together such an event, Vodafone for their generosity in sponsoring the Hibiscus Festival, all the supporting sponsors, the participating business houses and all the health enthusiasts that participated.

He encourages everyone to be physically active and stay fit and healthy as a productive nation.