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SAinSports 2018 Q2 Highlights + News 
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Hello <<First Name>>,
   We've had a busy few months reaching out to South Asians working in sports across the globe and growing our membership! We love getting emails from professionals telling us about their work/careers. Keep spreading the news! And a big congrats to our Co-founder, Neha Contractor on the birth of her daughter this May! 

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Q2 Highlights

Check out news making South Asians breaking barriers and making moves across the sports industry this quarter. 

April 2018
StubHub names Sukhinder Singh Cassidy its new president. Singh Cassidy comes from decades of tech and leadership experience. Congrats Sukhinder!
May 2018
Sanjay Lal becomes new Wide Receivers Coach for the Dallas Cowboys! 

 

June 2018
NBA partners with Indian media company, Times Internet to produce localized content to gain new fans. Earlier Adam Silver- the league’s commissioner, announced a plan to bring a pre-season game to India. 

 

April 2018
Danny Batth becomes the first footballer of Indian origin to captain a club to the Premier League (Wolverhampton)!
 
May 2018
ESPN announces Sage Steele and Kevin Negandhi as co-anchors for the 6 p.m. SportsCenter broadcast on weeknights. 
June 2018

Pakistani-American billionaire, Shahid Khan (Fulham and Jacksonville Jaguars owner) makes an offer to buy Wembley Stadium from the English Football Association [FA] in a deal reported to be worth up to £1bn.

June 2018

Shubhankar Sharma qualifies for US Open 2018 becoming the youngest Indian to appear at the event at the age of 21!

 

April 2018
Three South Asians made the Sports Business Journal's 2018, 40 Under 40 list! Megha Parekh (Jacksonville Jaguars), Deepen Parikh (Courtside Venture) and Miheer Walavalkar (LiveLike). 
 
May 2018
Sunil Chhetri climbs to the 3rd on highest active international goalscorers' list just behind Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi!
June 2018
Indian swimmer Sandeep Sejwal wins the gold medal in men’s 50m breaststroke event at the Singapore National Swimming Championships. Additionally, India’s Virdhawal Khade, wins the gold in men’s 100m freestyle event. 
Know another South Asian working in sports? Tell them to join SAinSports here

What's Next? 

SAinSports is planning a few events for Fall 2018. Stay tuned for more info!

Will You Join Us? 

SAinSports is working hard to build a network of South Asians working in sports. We would love to have some of our members get more involved. Email us if you're interested in helping SAinSports achieve more in 2018. 

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