newsbadminton8 days 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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newsbadmintona month 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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newsbadmintona month 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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newsbadminton2 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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newsbadminton2 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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newsbadminton3 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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newsbadminton3 months ago

Pullela Gopichand points Kidambi Srikanth’s ability to adapt to conditions as his greatest quality

Pullela Gopichand has called Kidambi Srikanth as one of the best players in the world and stating the latter's ability to adapt to different conditions is his greatest quality. Srikanth also praised his coach’s contribution by stating that Indian badminton would not have come this far without him.
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newsbadminton3 months ago

Gopichand : New service rules is advantageous for Indian players with short height.

According to the new rule, the shuttle should be below 1.15 meters from the surface of the court at the instant of being hit by the server’s racket. Pullela Gopichand is livid with the inclusion of the new service rule in all England Championship this year without testing it earlier.
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newsbadminton4 months ago

Pullela Gopichand praises PV Sindhu for her fighting spirit in World Superseries Finals

Pullela Gopichand has credited PV Sindhu despite the latter losing the final of World Superseries Finals and revealed that the player had been feeling unwell throughout the tournament. The former All-England champion has also suggested that for further success, they have to forget their last loss.
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newsbadminton5 months ago

It's been a great year for Indian badminton, reckons Pullela Gopichand

Pullela Gopichand has expressed his happiness at the performance of the Indian shuttlers and termed Kidambi Srikanth's feat of winning four Super Series titles as "phenomenal". The Indian national coach has also stated that Saina Nehwal needs to be fitter to win match after match in big tournaments.
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