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newsbadmintona month ago

Badminton camp can be held safely if bio-secure bubble is created, claims former players

Former players have suggested that the national Badminton camp can be held safely if a bio-secure bubble is created for the same. We’ve already seen the idea being successfully implemented in European football leagues as well as in Cricket in the United Kingdom, with the second Test series in play.
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newsbadminton2 months ago

Badminton is the most developed sport in India in the past decade, claims Pullela Gopichand

Pullela Gopichand has stated that Badminton is the most flourishing sport in India, given the fact of how the game has developed in India in the past decade. The former All England champion started coaching in 2004 when there weren’t enough courts in Hyderabad, but the scene has changed now.
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newsbadminton6 months ago

Olympics should be postponed, opines Pullela Gopichand

Indian badminton coach Pullela Gopichand opines that it will be better if IOC postpones the Tokyo Olympics owing to the ongoing COVID 19 pandemic around the World. He shared that players need exposure tournaments before the Olympics to prepare, something which is not possible in these dire times.
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newsbadminton9 months ago

With good preparations, we will perform better in 2020 Olympics, says Pullela Gopichand

Pullela Gopichand, who has produced two Olympic medallists, expressed that his team is hoping for better performances with some good preparations before the quadrennial event. The 46-year-old added that the Khelo India Youth Games is a unique competition from an overall sporting culture perspective
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newsbadminton10 months ago

Won't mind healthy competition with Pullela Gopichand’s academy, reveals Jwala Gutta

Ace shuttler Jwala Gutta has said that she wouldn’t mind a healthy competition forming between national coach Pullela Gopichand’s academy and her new project — the Jwala Gutta Academy of Excellence — in Hyderabad. Jwala’s academy is set up on a 55-acre land near Gachibowli and is family funded.
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newsbadmintona year 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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newsbadmintona year 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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newsbadmintona year 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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newsbadmintona year 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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newsbadmintona year 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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