featurebadminton6 days ago

Sayali Gokhale - Breaking the glass ceiling to bring in a revolution

There is a sacred feeling once you cross past the corridor of Karnataka Badminton Association to reach the court of Prakash Padukone Badminton Academy in Bengaluru. The court is buzzing with the sweet sound of the shuttle and an anxious chatter around the court by the kids practising out there.
Bastab K Parida
newsbadminton2 months ago

People remember you through important tournament wins, says Prakash Padukone

Prakash Padukone has emphasized the importance of winning prestigious tournaments and stated that people remember players through the big tournaments wins. He has also urged the Indian players to prioritize the tournaments they want to play in so as to maintain a balance between playing and resting.
SportsCafe Desk
newsbadminton4 months ago

BAI select Prakash Padukone as first recipient of Lifetime Achievement award

Badminton Association of India has decided to honour Prakash Padukone with a Lifetime Achievement Award for his valuable contribution to the game. The association also decided that every year they will honour someone who has contributed to the development of the sport of badminton in India.
SportsCafe Desk
newsbadminton5 months ago

Lakshya Sen wins BWF Bulgaria Open

World junior no.1 Lakshya Sen clinched the Bulgaria Open International Series title on Thursday as he defeated second seeded Croatian Zvonimir Durkinjak 18-21 21-12 21-17 in the final. This is the 16-year-old's second senior international tournament victory.
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featurebadminton7 months ago

Kidambi Srikanth's recent success argues well for Indian dominance in World Badminton

India's Twitter trends received an almighty stir when the news of Kidambi Srikanth, winning his second successive Superseries title broke out. But by then, the new Australian Open champion had well and truly created a niche for himself as the new poster boy of Indian badminton.
Bastab K Parida
newsbadmintona year ago

Sindhu capable of  becoming World No 1, says Prakash Padukone

Former all-England champion Prakash Padukone has said PV Sindhu has the potential to become women’s world No 1, but called for proper planning by the player and her coach, including striking the right balance between rest and training for the current world No 6.
SportsCafe Desk
featurebadmintona year ago

Sayali Gokhale - Exploring the world of Badminton coaching

I owe my Badminton career to some wonderful people - all men. I started playing the sport because my father loved it. Santosh Kshatriya, Vasant Gore, Hemant Hardikar, Prakash Padukone, Vimal Kumar -  all men who coached me at various points of time during my career.
Aditi Mutatkar
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