Pullela Gopichand Academy was founded in 2001 by All England Open Badminton Champion, Pullela Gopichand. The facility trains several badminton players such as Saina Nehwal P. V. Sindhu, Srikanth Kidambi, Parupalli Kashyap, H.S. Prannoy, Sai Praneeth, Sameer Verma and many others. The second such facility is opened as a part of 40 acres Shahid Vijay Singh Pathik Sports Complex, Greater Noida in March 2017. It is India’s 3rd and North India’s 1st High Performance Center.
The aim of the Greater Noida academy is to identify, develop and nurture talent at the grass root level. The academy has highly reputed National and International coaches. The state-of-art facility comprises of 8 International Standard Badminton Courts, 2 Wooden courts and access to gym, swimming pool and other facilities. The admissions to regular batches of the academy are done strictly through trials.
SportzLive is a company based out of Delhi, primarily focussed on investing and creating Sports IPR’s in the Indian Sub-Continent Market. SportzLive led by Atul and Prasad bring with themselves more than 25 years of collective sports, media, marketing and finance experience to the company. Their enduring belief is that Indian market is ready for a sports ecosystem, which will support the creation of these properties, eventually enhancing the quality of that specific sport played in the region. SportzLive owns the rights for Cue Slam, a global professional league incorporating pool and snooker in an exciting new format.
SportzLive also holds the exclusive license rights for the Premier Badminton League in India, amongst the highest prize money tournament in the world and the rights of Boxing league in India. Its other portfolio includes regional sports leagues, sports academies, talent management and other emerging products and ideas. SportzLive has partnered with Mr. Pullela Gopichand with an initiative to develop a Pullela Gopichand Badminton Academy in Shaheed Vijay Singh Pathik Sports Complex in Greater Noida. The aim of the academy is to identify and nurture talent in this part of the country. The academy has appointed highly qualified Indian and international coaches and the trainees have access to facilities like the gym, swimming pool and athletics track in the sports complex.
Director of Training & Coaching
Announcing the launch of PGBA-GN High-Performance Weekend Batches.
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