The importance of sports in the life of a young student is invaluable and goes much further than the basic answer that “it keeps kids off the streets.” It does in fact keep kids off the streets, but it also instills lessons that are essential in the life of a student athlete. Where else can a young, impressionable youth learn values like discipline, responsibility, self confidence, sacrifice, and accountability? Realizing the importance of sports in the overall development of a student Asian Business School celebrated its second Inter-college Sports meet “Athleema2014” on 16th and 17th January 2014 at Jasola Sports Complex, New Delhi. The event was inaugurated under the flagship of Prof. Sandeep Marwah, Father of Asian Education Group and Dr. Lalitya Vir Srivastava Director, Asian Business School, in the presence of eminent dignitaries Mr. B. K. Bose, Secretary, Indian sports and culture society. The Jasola Sports Complex ground looked colorful with more than 800 participants from more than 30 prestigious colleges from Delhi NCR holding their flags and banners high in the sky. Highest number of participation was seen in Table Tennis and Badminton. For two days, the sports complex witnessed a sphere of indestructible energy where along with fierce competition, camaraderie and teamwork. Most of the qualifying matches and quarter Finals were conducted on day 1 and day 2 was scheduled for final and semi-finals, along with Friendly match of Volley Ball between the Faculty and other staff members of ABS
The participants were formally invited for the valedictory function on January 18, 2014 at the premises of Asian Business School. Over more than one lakh of cash prizes and gift vouchers were distributed along with trophies and medals by Prof. Sandeep Marwah, Mr Atul Wasan former member Indian cricket team, Mr Karl Bardosh reonwed Hollywood film maker, and Mr. B. K. Bose, Secretary, Indian sports and culture society. In the end Dr. Lalitya Vir Srivastava Director, ABS congratulated the winners with a promise that “Anthleema” will reach new heights in every coming year.