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featurebadminton19 days ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Meet your Olympians - Indian Badminton Team

Badminton was supposed to be one of India's stronger suits at the upcoming 2021 Tokyo Olympics, but the scene is different altogether now with a few possibles failing to make the cut due to the lack of qualifying events. However, the four qualified shuttlers can still put on a strong show for India.
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newsbadminton25 days 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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newsbadmintona month ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | PV Sindhu's coach creating different situations in training to prepare her well

Indian badminton star PV Sindhu revealed that her coach is creating different match situations in training to prepare her well, ahead of the 2021 Tokyo Olympics. Even though the reigning world champion has not qualified for the Games, her relatively higher ranking would eventually see her through.
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newsbadminton2 months ago

Indian badminton team withdraws from Malaysia Open owing to travel ban

The Indian badminton team has withdrawn its name from the Malaysian Open after its government imposed a ban on Indian travellers owing to the surge of Covid-19 cases in India. With this latest development, the chances for Indian shuttlers to qualify for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics has become slimmer.
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newsbadminton2 months ago

2021 India Open | Kento Momota, Carolina Marin among top players; event to be held behind closed doors

Top International shuttler,s including Kento Momota and Carolina Marin, will feature in the upcoming 2021 India Open, with the tournament set to be staged behind closed owing to the pandemic situation. The tournament is one of the few remaining qualifying events for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics.
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newsbadminton3 months ago

Swiss Open 2021 | PV Sindhu ousted by Carolina Marin in summit clash

PV Sindhu was defeated by long-standing rival Carlina Marin in the final of the Swiss Open in straight games, last Sunday. No other Indian shuttler made it to the summit clash of their respective events, with Kidambi Srikanth eliminated by Victor Axelsen in the semi-final of the men's event.
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newsbadminton4 months ago

Swiss Open 2021 | PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth and Aajay Jayaram enter quarter-finals

Top Indian shuttlers PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth and Ajay Jayaram all qualified for the quarter-finals of the 2021 Swiss Open on Thursday. Meanwhile, India’s mixed doubles pair - Rankireddy and Ashwini Ponappa and men’s doubles pair - Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty also scripted wins.
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newsbadminton4 months ago

Swiss Open 2021 | Kidambi Srikanth and Sourabh Verma enter second round, HS Prannoy eliminated

Indian shuttlers Kidambi Srikanth and Sourabh Verma entered the second round of the ongoing Swiss Open, while H.S. Prannoy was eliminated from the meet. Reigning world champion P.V. Sindhu and 2012 Olympics Bronze medallist Saina Nehwal will both begin their campaign on Thursday.
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newsbadminton4 months ago

Tokyo hopeful shuttlers to train at Gachibowli Indoor Stadium

The Indian badminton camp, in the build-up to the Tokyo Olympics, has been shifted to the Gachibowli Indoor Stadium, in Hyderabad. Even though India’s top shuttler will start her training at the Gopichand Academy, the rest will warm-up for the big event at the above-mentioned venue.
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newsbadminton10 months ago

Badminton national camp kick-starts in Hyderabad ahead of Thomas and Uber Cup

The national badminton camp for players preparing for the Thomas and Uber Cup has started in Hyderabad, on Monday. Meanwhile, P.V. Sindhu has already opted out of the Uber Cup due to personal reasons, even though she hasn’t informed her participation in the Denmark Open 1 and Denmark Masters.
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