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Boxing great Mary Kom named brand ambassador of PUMA

first_img Next Boxing great Mary Kom named brand ambassador of PUMASix-time world women’s boxing champion, Mary Kom will lead PUMA’s #DoYou conversation that aims to motivate women across the nation to be strong and accomplish their goals.advertisement Press Trust of India New DelhiFebruary 18, 2019UPDATED: February 18, 2019 17:30 IST Mary Kom (Reuters Photo)Six-time world women boxing champion MC Mary Kom was on Monday named as a brand ambassador for global sportswear giant, PUMA for a two-year period.’Magnificent Mary’, as she is popularly known as, will be PUMA India’s new ambassador for the company’s women’s training category and shall represent the brand in marketing campaigns in the country.According to a statement, the association has been facilitated by IOS Sports and Entertainment Pvt Ltd, which exclusively represents Mary Kom.A champion boxer and a super mom, Mary Kom is a role model to millions of women in India. She will lead PUMA’s #DoYou conversation that aims to motivate women across the nation to be strong and accomplish their goals.Talking about the association, Mary Kom said, “Being a woman and a mother I have faced several challenges that I have powered through, thanks to my family and team.”PUMA as a brand has always believed in supporting and encouraging women, which made it a perfect fit for me.”PUMA India Managing Director, Abhishek Ganguly said: “We are very thrilled to welcome Mary to the PUMA family. She is going to take our women’s category in India to the next level.Also See:For sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byAkshay Ramesh Tags :Follow Mary KomFollow PumaFollow India boxinglast_img read more

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Bahrain Severs Ties with Iran UAE Reduces Diplomatic Representation in Tehran

Rabat –  Bahrain has severed its diplomatic relations with Iran, state news agency BNA reported on Monday.The decision comes a day after its neighbor Saudi Arabia also severed relations with Tehran.Saudi Arabia cut ties with Iran on Sunday after Iranian protesters attacked its mission there, angered by the kingdom’s decision to execute a leading Shi’ite cleric. Bahrain has decided to break off diplomatic relations with the Islamic Republic of Iran and has called upon all members of its mission to leave the Kingdom within 48 hours, BNA said.In the same connection, the UAE has decided to downgrade the level of its diplomatic representation in the Islamic Republic of Iran to a chargé d’affaires and to require a reduction in the number of Iranian diplomats stationed in the UAE, State news agency WAM reported on Monday.“This exceptional step has been taken in the light of Iran’s continuous interference in the internal affairs of Gulf and Arab states, which has reached unprecedented levels”, the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement.The statement emphasized that “positive and natural relations between States should be based on mutual respect for the sovereignty of states and the adoption of a policy of non-interference in the internal affairs of others”. In reaction to this decision, the UAE Ambassador to Tehran has been summoned. read more