Media Release, Monday 23 March

SPARTAN SPORTS has teamed up with Chennai Super Kings (CSK), supplying the Indian Premier League franchise with sporting apparel and equipment for the team during the IPL 2015 season.

The partnership means CSK will wear Spartan manufactured team uniforms, along with Spartan branded training apparel and kitting.

The partnership represents Spartan Sports’ launch into sporting apparel and is the first partnership the company has entered into with a sporting team.

This adds to its array of  brand ambassadors across a range of sports globally, with cricketers including Indian one-day captain MS Dhoni, Australian captain Michael Clarke and bowling spearhead Mitchell Johnson, England one-day captain Eoin Morgan, and explosive West Indian Chris Gayle.  Spartan’s reach into other sports includes Australian Netball captain Laura Geitz, champion surfer Sally Fitzgibbons, Olympic beach ball gold medallist Natalie Cook and many others.

“We have always been looking to partner with top brands to keep the consistency with our own brand positioning. Spartan Sports has established itself as one of the top brands in sporting and fitness goods and CSK is one of the most recognised teams in the IPL” said MD of Spartan Sports Mr. Kunal Sharma.

“We are launching Spartan into sports apparel segment very soon and this partnership is a perfect start for us” added Mr. Sharma.

“We’ve seen evolving of Spartan Sports over last few years and feel that CSK could not have found a better brand than Spartan Sports to provide sporting apparel and kitting for the team” said Mr. K.S.Viswanathan  from CSK

“Spartan Sports goods are available at the leading sporting stores in India. We are in the process of establishing pan India distribution network to spread the reach of our sporting products as well as to launch Spartan sporting apparel and shoes. Interested parties for distribution can go on our web site and contact us” added Mr. Sharma.

Spartan Sports is globally recognised for its cricketing equipment and is a leading manufacturer of inflatable balls in all shapes and sizes.

With its head office is in Sydney, Australia, Spartan Sports has factories in India and distribution throughout Australia, New Zealand, the UK, South Africa, Caribbean, UAE and many other countries. The brand will soon expand to the USA and Canada.

CSK is the current title holder of Champions League and arguably the most consistent team in the IPL. With MS Dhoni at the helm since its inception, CSK has some of the best players in the business.

For more information on Spartan Sports visit www.spartansports.com.au, email info@spartansports.com.au or call +61 2 8074 5694

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Spartan Sports Media Contacts:

Les Galbraith lesg@spartansports.com.au +61 414 936 947

Kunal Sharma kunal@spartansports.com.au +61 2 8074 5694