newsbadminton19 days ago

Prajakta Sawant lashes at BAI for her withdrawal from Badminton World Championships

Prajakta Sawant has come out and rebuked Badminton Association of India (BAI) for withdrawing her name without consent from the mixed doubles category of Badminton World Championships. Jwala Gutta extended her support to Sawant in the whole fiasco and stated that she has been through this as well.
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newsbadmintona month ago

Sai Vishnu Pullela challenge at Senior Ranking Badminton tournament ends in last qualifying round

Pullela Gopichand’s son Sai Vishnu Pullela made it to the last round of qualifiers for Senior Ranking Badminton tournament in Hyderabad where he lost to Alap Mishra 15-13, 15-11. The 13 year old, who has been ranked third in the U-15 singles, was playing the first senior tournament of his career.
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newsbadmintona month ago

Pullela Gopichand trains Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu at different academies

The National badminton coach Pullela Gopichand has been training Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu at two different venues as the players are no longer comfortable with each other. Gopichand has insisted that the decision was taken by the coaching team and was in the best interest of both the players.
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newsbadminton2 months ago

Pullela Gopichand reveals the secret behind Saina and Sindhu’s rise to world-class status

Pullela Gopichand reckons that Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu, wh have a combined 13 Superseries titles, have a strong affinity for achievement and learn things quickly. He further went on to talk about the competition between the duo and said that they compete extremely so as to not lose to the other.
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newsbadminton3 months ago

CWG 2018 | Pullela Gopichand believes better scheduling could have won India a couple more medals

Pullela Gopichand believes that if not for the tight scheduling, the Indian shuttlers could’ve won a couple of more medals at the Gold Coast Games. He also rated the gold medal in the team event as the highlight of the Games while calling the final between Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu fantastic.
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newsbadminton4 months ago

All England Championships | Pullela Gopichand happy with PV Sindhu’s "great" win over Nozomi Okuhara

Pullela Gopichand has expressed his happiness after PV Sindhu managed to beat Nozomi Okuhara to enter in the semifinal of the All England Open as he said that it is good she ended on the right side this time. While admitting that it was a tough game, Sindhu has also said that she as under pressure.
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newsbadminton4 months ago

All England Badminton 2018 | Live Blog, Results, Match Updates, Fixtures, TV Listings, Venue

The All England Championship, one of the most prestigious tournaments in badminton, is all set to deliver exciting and entertaining matches for the fans all over the world. While, all the participants have geared up for the Super 1000 event which will start today in Birmingham, England.
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newsbadminton5 months ago

Process and goal are two aspects of journey to success, says Pullela Gopichand

After winning the mentor of the year at the Times of India Sports Awards, Pullela Gopichand said that process and goal were the two aspects one has to go through on the journey to success. He evoked Paulo Coelho’s ‘The Alchemist’ while recalling his 2001 triumph at the All England Championship.
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newsbadminton5 months ago

HS Prannoy credits Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu India's positive mindset

HS Prannoy has asserted that Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu’s wins on the international stage is responsible for the positive mindset that Indian players have today. He also said that seeing Saina and Sindhu win at big tournaments, many Indian players started to believe in achieving similar feats.
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newsbadminton6 months ago

PV Sindhu's odd defeats can't be termed as failures, claims Gopichand

Pullela Gopichand has defended PV Sindhu’s critics, who have questioned the Indian for losing three major finals last season, saying that her odd losses can’t be termed as “her failures”. Sindhu had lost the finals at the World Championships, Hong Kong Open, and the World Finals in Dubai.
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