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BWF Denmark Open | PV Sindhu and Sai Praneeth advance, Parupalli Kashyap crashes out

PV Sindhu and Sai Praneeth advanced to the second round of the Denmark Open with wins in straight games, while Korea Open semi-finalist Parupalli Kashyap crashed out. Among the doubles, the duo of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty won their duel, also in straight games, on Tuesday.
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newsbadminton10 days ago

Trying to achieve as coach what I missed as a player, says Pullela Gopichand

Head coach of the Indian badminton, Pullela Gopichand has stated that his aim as a coach has always been to win all the things that he couldn’t achieve as the player during his playing days. He also shed light on the varying training methods he has to come up with for PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal.
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newsbadminton19 days ago

Odisha to see new Badminton High Performance Centre

The Odisha state government has been all hands in constructing a multi-purpose indoor hall inside the Kalinga Stadium campus, which would serve as a Badminton High Performance Centre and would be ready before February 2020. The government has been getting support from Dalmia Bharat Group.
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newsbadminton20 days ago

Will win better medals at Tokyo Olympics, says Pullela Gopichand

National Badminton coach Pullela Gopichand is confident that Indian shuttlers will put up a good show at the Tokyo Olympics, bettering their performance from the previous editions. Gopichand has advised the children to work towards their goal and not completely forget our own age-old culture.
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newsbadminton21 days ago

No movement on PV Sindhu’s new coach yet, says Pullela Gopichand

India's badminton chief coach Pullela Gopichand has denied reports claiming Park Tae Sang is in line to take up the women’s singles coaching job saying that there has been no movement on that front. PV Sindhu was knocked out early from the China Open and the Korea Open in two weeks successively.
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reportbadminton21 days ago

Korea Open | Parupalli Kashyap beats Daren Liew to enter quarters and keep Indian hopes alive

Parupalli Kashyap has entered the quarterfinals of the ongoing Korea Open badminton tournament in Incheon on Thursday after a win over Malaysia’s Daren Liew. Kashyap will next face the winner of the match between eighth-seeded Indonesian Anthony Sinisuka Ginting and Denmark's Jan O Jorgensen.
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reportbadminton22 days ago

Korea Open | Kashyap lone survivor as Saina, Sindhu, Praneeth and doubles pairs ousted

It was a day to forget for the Indian contingent in Incheon for the Korea Open as Parupalli Kashyap is the lone survivor of the day with the others ousted. Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu, Sai Praneeth, and the men's doubles pairs of Shetty-Rankireddy and Attri-Sumeeth faced elimination.
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newsbadminton23 days ago

India’s foreign badminton coach Kim Ji Hyun steps down

India’s women’s singles badminton coach Kim Ji Hyun has put down her papers as he decided not to continue with the Indian contingent any more for personal reasons. Her husband has suffered a neuro stroke and the South Korean has now decided to travel to New Zealand to attend him.
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reportbadmintona month ago

China Open | B Sai Praneeth loses to Anthony Ginting, ends India’s challenge

With the seeded players like Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu already eliminated from the tournament, B Sai Praneeth was the nation’s only hope in the quarter-final of the China Open, However, he couldn’t replicate his feat over Anthony Ginting from World Championships and went down 2-1 on Friday.
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newsbadmintona month ago

PV Sindhu prime contender for gold at Tokyo, says Pullela Gopichand

National coach Pullela Gopichand believes PV Sindhu will be a strong contender for gold at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics but will also become a target after her World Championships triumph in Basel, last month. Gopichand was very impressed with Sindhu’s aggressive game which won her the title.
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