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Steve Waugh to set up Sports Academy

Posted on Nov 22, 08:36PM | UNI

Former Australia cricket captain Steve Waugh, who runs Sporting Edge academy, has entered into a partnership to set up a Sports Academy in the City.

Brigade Group, one of the India's leading real estate developers, will set up the Sports Academy at its newly coming up integrated township built in 130 acres of land near Bangalore International Airport.

Speaking to reporters he said, 'I have toured India for more than 25 years during my cricket career and had the vision to provide Indian families and especially their children, opportunities in sport to enable them to lead a healthy lifestyle and fulfil their potential.' He said the Academy will have facilities for all sports including Cricket, Soccer, Athletics, Golf, Tennis, Football and Swimming to begin with.

Brigade Group CMD M R Jaishankar said the Academy would come up with in two years at Brigade Orchards where besides villas, luxury apartments, value homes, retirement homes, offices, shopping facilities and a unique Arts Village are being built.