Activeness as a Sports Enthusiast

Dr Ishari K.Ganesh has participated in many Kabaddi tournaments and is interested in playing Volleyball and lawn tennis. His interest in sports widened his perspective on developing sports talents. As a result, he seizes new opportunities to contribute to this field. He provides full fee concessions and free boarding and lodging for sports students admitted under the sports quota.

Dr Ishari K.Ganesh currently chairs

• Tamil Nadu Taekwondo Association, as the President
• Taekwondo Federation of India, as the Vice President
• Tamil Nadu Olympic Association, as the Vice President

Dr.Ishari K.Ganesh was the Organising Secretary for

• State level and Inter-Collegiate Athletic meets, 1995
• India Vs Sri Lanka-Kabaddi Championship for Women, July 1999
• All India Chess Championship for Children below 7 years, 2003

Dr Ishari K.Ganesh was the Organising Chairman for

• Commonwealth Championships in Taekwondo, Chennai, 2011
• State Level Inter-School Volley Ball Tournament, 2002
• Vels Sports Academy Summer Camps in various sports disciplines

Dr.Ishari K.Ganesh patronised

• Inter School Athletic meet, 2002
• South Zone (South India) Kho-Kho Tournament, 2003
• Federation Cup Hand Ball tournament, 2004
• All India Inter-university Athletic Meet, Chennai, 2011
• South Zone Inter-university Kabaddi Tournament sponsored by Association of Indian Universities, 2016.

He launched the prestigious “VELS CUP” in the year 2008 for which more than 121 institutions in India compete every year playing 8 games including Kabaddi, Volleyball and Throwball.
Dr Ishari K. Ganesh also co-owns a tennis team named “V Chennai Warriors” partnering with the dance legend of India, Mr Prabhudeva. The team participates in international tennis leagues starting with the Champions Tennis League organized by Vijay Amritraj.

Dr.Ishari K.Ganesh has sponsored many sports and games events and a notable few are listed below

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As Chancellor of Vels University, he exhibited his great admiration for sports and games by conferring Honorary Doctorate on eminent sports personalities and sports administrators.

• Cricketer Shri K. Srikkanth, Chairman, Selection Committee, BCCI
• Mr N. Ramachandran, President, World Squash Federation & Senior Vice-President, Tamil Nadu Olympic Association
• Cricketer Shri Sourav Ganguly, Former Captain of Indian Cricket Team
• Mr K. Murugan, General Secretary, Tamil Nadu State Olympic Association