Special clothing and sports equipment to enhance protection, comfort and performance. Sportech comprises of technical textiles used in sports and leisure, which is broadly classified in three categories.
Sportswear – Apparel with performance enhancement characteristics such as moisture management, comfort, elastomeric, soil guard, anti-microbial – sports shirt, athletic wear, sport shoes, exercise wear, sport jerseys, gloves, etc.
Sports Goods – Active sport items for the specific sport like inflatable balls for football, volleyball, Rugby ball, Hockey sticks, Golf club, etc.
Sport accessories – Games paraphernalia like astro-turfs, nets, rings, etc to provide requisite playing conditions.
It is predicted that expenditure on sports will grow with a CAGR of 8.9%, from US$ 1 billion in 2005 to US$ 6 billion in 2025.