Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Garwood Award for Outstanding Global Leader

President Pranab Mukherjee has been awarded 2015 Garwood Award for Outstanding Global Leader in Open Innovation from UC Berkeley-Haas School of Business. The award was presented by Prof. Solomon Darwin, Executive Director Garwood Center for Corporate Innovation at Rashtrapati Bhavan.

The University of California, Berkeley is one of the most prestigious educational institutes in the world. It has established Garwood Award to acknowledge individuals who have embraced, supported and encouraged open innovation in a significant and impactful way.  

Indian Super Football League

Chennaiyin FC stunned FC Goa 3-2 to emerge winners in the second edition in Fatorda.It was a shocking end to the match where Goa seemed to have done enough to steal the winner.Chennaiyin FC celebrated their win in front of a near empty stadium.John Stiven Mendoza Valencia awarded with Golden Boot Award and Hero of the League Award also while Apoula Edima Edel Bete awarded with Golden Glove Award.

FIFA Club World Cup

Barcelona FC won FIFA Club World Cup for 3rd time success against River Plate FC in the FIFA Club World Cup 2015 Final.This will be the third time the Catalan club will display th e badge, which recognises them as the World Champion in their competition. FC Barcelona will take over the honour from La Liga rivals Real Madrid, who were presented with the FIFA World Champions Badge after their victory in Morocco in 2014.

The competition was first contested as the 2000 FIFA Club World Championship. It was not held between 2001 and 2004 due to a combination of factors, most importantly the collapse of FIFA's marketing partner International Sport and Leisure. Since 2005, the competition has been held every year, and has been hosted by Brazil, Japan, the United Arab Emirates and Morocco.

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