Bridgestone bags title sponsorship rights for WSH

Updated: Feb 21, 2012, 20:46 PM IST

Mumbai: Tyre manufacterers Bridgestone has come on board as the `Title Sponsor` of World Series Hockey (WSH), the biggest-ever hockey league in the world.

The World Series Hockey will be held from February 29 to April 2, 2012, and will involve 200 leading players – Indian and international -- who will showcase their talent in 59 matches and vie for the biggest prize money hockey tournament in the world.

The 8 venues for the inaugural edition of the league are Bengaluru, Bhopal, Chandigarh, Chennai, Delhi, Jalandhar, Mumbai and Pune. Chandigarh Comets will face-off against Bhopal Badshahs in the first tie of the tournament on their home ground.