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To propel handball to unprecedented National, World, and Olympic success, uniting and empowering players, fans, communities, and society in a shared pursuit of achieving pride and glory for the country. 


Guided by PHL’s Vision, our mission is to cultivate excellence in handball by fostering player development, engaging passionate fans and communities, promoting inclusivity, and building global recognition, as we collectively strive for unprecedented success at the National, World, and Olympic stages.


Fast-paced and Adrenaline-filled, Handball originated in Scandinavia and Germany at the end of the 19th Century. 

Across the globe, Handball is recognized as a game of spirit, speed, fitness, and skill. It is called the fastest Olympic sport. The Indian Handball Team is ranked amongst the top 50 on the global rankings and India has been earmarked as the next big destination for Handball by the International Handball Federation (IHF)

With 17 players per team, including 14 Indian players and 3 foreign players. We introduced our Flagship Season in June 2023 with 6 teams representing 6 states.

At the Premier Handball League, we are committed to not just delivering a top-of-the-line Sports Entertainment League but also working alongside the South Asian Handball Federation(SAFH), Asian Handball Federation (AHF), and the Handball Association of India (HAI) in ensuring the development of Handball in India at a grass-root level.

Licensed exclusively by the South Asian Handball Federation, the Asian Handball Federation, and the Handball Association India, it remains the common goal for all to ensure the success of Indian Handball and Handball Athletes at a global level and strive hard, for our National Team’s participation in the next Olympics as well as the Asian Games. 


Bluesport Entertainment Private Limited is a company which has been created to focus on investing and developing the sport of Handball in the Indian Market. Our objectives are:

  • To popularize the sport of Handball and make it a household sport by curating and enabling players to reach international standards and represent India in the Olympics.
  • To create a grassroots infrastructure through club structures in association with the Sports Authority of India to create a module to find, nourish, enable, and give exposure to the athletes of tomorrow.
  • To create tie-ups with International Handball Clubs to ensure the cross-playing of handball athletes, bringing more exposure and infrastructure to the players and creating an opportunity to make India’s name shine on a global platform.
  • To ensure a viable business model to grow with the sport.  
Key People

Dr. Ajay Data

Dr. Ajay Data is a young techno commercial Founder & CEO of multiple technology companies. His hard work, visionary approach, belief in teamwork and techno-business thinking made Data Infosys Limited most successful IT company and achieved him most liked and looked upon entrepreneur. His innovation and execution of software products like Bharat Sync, Xgen Plus, Spamjaoo, DATAMAIL has got users world over and won multiple patents. Making a modest start on April 18th 1999 as Rajasthan’s first private ISP the company rapidly expanded its line of businesses in the areas of e-Governance, Software Products, Turnkey ITSolutions and Mobile Technologies. Recently DataXgen Technologies got global recognition for bringing in first of its kind IDNe mail supporting email addresses in Hindi, Gujrati, Tamil, Telgu, Marathi plus 15 more languages. Dr. Data is Managing Director of Data Group of Industries with an annual business turnover of US$ 200 Million and sought-after leader by young entrepreneurs for mentoring and guidance. Dr Data is credited to be the first Indian to represent the Asia Pacific regions in the Country Code Names Supporting Organization ccNSO council of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) as Member. He is also advisor at FICCI-India Internet Language Alliance.

Abhinav Banthia

After completing his mechanical engineering in 2003, Abhinav Banthia joined his family-owned company Manu Yantralaya Pvt. Ltd. The company primarily supplies bearing and automotive components to customers in India & 20 countries around the globe.In 2012, Abhinav Banthia formed a Japanese joint venture company and diversified into plastic components for the automotive industry. Currently, he is the managing Director of Manu Yantralaya Pvt. Ltd. On the community front,, he has been the chair ofthe Jaipur Chapter of Young Indians which is a youth organization of CII for Nation Building. Additionally, he is currently the Chairman of the Confederation of Indian Industry for the State of Rajasthan

Vivek Lodha

Director- Finance
Vivek Lodha is an entrepreneur dedicated to building and boosting meaningful business ideas and turning them into success stories. An Alumni of IIT Bombay, he did his Majors in Finance and International Management from Thunderbird School of Global Management. His primary business deals in food processing at JVS Foods Pvt Ltd, one of India's leading institutional food producers. Vivek is always on a quest to work on ventures that are not just innovative, but also help this world to become a better place to live in. As the Director of JVS Foods, he has closely worked on such projects with TATA Trusts, Bill Gates Foundation and the University of Toronto. JVS Foods is also one of the suppliers for nutritious food to UNICEF, World Food Programme, and various other state Governments in India. Driven by a passion to see new ideas emerge, and the foresight to judge the sustainability of that idea is what has led him to invest in and mentor a lot of start-ups. Sustainability is the most important and deciding factor for him to invest in a business. He has been a part of multiple Angel Investor Networks, through which he has invested in more than 25 startups. Vivek firmly believes in giving back to the society as an expression of gratitude for his achievements in life. In the amazon of business possibilities, knowing what will click, is what makes him stand out in his dual role of an entrepreneur and an investor.


Professional Summary: A thorough Professional of the Central Armed Police Force (BSF) with 28 years of extensive service experience in spearheading operations, training, litigation, and modernization of police setup, Correctional Administration, and research. A leader, Analyst, and strategist with a record of maintaining coordination between Governments, Ministries, and foreign Embassies to achieve National Security and capacity-building objectives. Excellent problem evaluation coupled with the ability to generate & implement effective solutions. Widely traveled on foreign soil (Europe and the Middle East, GCC) with easy adaptability to any environment. An Economist (PG), I. I. M. Indore alumnus & distinction in French language. Tasks Undertaken: He led the combatant troops in multiple encounters in Punjab, NE States, India, A.P., and J&K. He has capabilities & organized AIPGM. He was the brainchild behind the first Inter BSF Frontier Golf tournament. He is a keen Handball and basketball player and played at AIPGM. A Pro-keen Golfer with 06 Handicaps & a vivid swimmer. A Highly decorated General ranking Officer from the first-line defense of the country @ BSF.