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newsbadminton3 months ago

Pullela Gopichand wants 10 players in top-30 of each category

Even after the historic Thomas Cup win, coach Pullela Gopichand has no time to rest and he is planning how to take Indian badminton to even greater heights. The next on the agenda is to have at least 10 players in top-30 in each category, which will make the team even stronger in the future.
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newsbadminton3 months ago

High-Performance Centre for Badminton to come up in Bhubaneswar

A top technologically functioning badminton high-performance facility will open shortly at the Kalinga stadium complex, under the technological and training supervision of Pullela Gopichand. The Dalmia Bharat Gopichand Odisha Badminton Academy in Bhubaneswar will be finished in September.
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newsbadminton5 months ago

Badminton coach Pullela Gopichand likely to contest for BAI's general secretary post

India's badminton chief coach Pullela Gopichand is likely to contest for the post of Secretary-General when the Badminton Association of India (BAI) holds its elections on March 25, as per a report in PTI. The veteran coach is likely to give his nomination for the post on Thursday.
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newsbadmintona year ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Will not miss Gopichand sir in Tokyo, proclaims PV Sindhu

PV Sindhu asserted that she is not going to miss her coach-cum-mentor Pullela Gopichand in the upcoming 2021 Tokyo Olympics. The 2016 Rio Olympics silver medallist will be training under the supervision of her new coach Park Tae Sang ahead of the mega-event that begins on July 23, later this year.
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newsbadminton2 years 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 years 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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newsbadminton2 years 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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newsbadminton3 years 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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newsbadminton3 years 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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newsbadminton3 years 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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