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newsbadminton6 months 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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newsbadminton6 months 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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newsbadminton7 months 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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newsbadminton7 months ago

Chirag-Satwik eye consistent run to seal Olympic berth on return from injury

Returning from an injury lay-off, India's leading doubles pairing of Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy are hoping for a consistent run to seal a spot in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Earlier, the pair had to skip the prestigious World Championship in Basel, Switzerland due to injury.
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newsbadminton7 months ago

World Championship gold takes care of all previous losses, says PV Sindhu

Reigning BWF World Champion PV Sindhu has stated that her most recent gold medal in Switzerland would be taking care of all her previous final losses that had put her in a spot of bother. Sindhu also revealed that she has kept a separate space in her cabinet for the Olympic gold medal.
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newsbadminton7 months ago

Don’t think Indian badminton’s future sustainable, says Pullela Gopichand

Pullela Gopichand has quite surprisingly stated that the future of Indian badminton would be unstable if they kept following this model, where the next generation hasn’t been given much time. He also said that while the Sports Authority of India is supportive, they lack knowledge about badminton.
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newsbadminton7 months ago

Kim Ji Hyun's proposed changes helped me, reveals PV Sindhu

PV Sindhu has revealed that new foreign coach Kim Ji Hyun's proposed changes to her playing style had a lasting impact as the outcome could be seen in her game of late. The defending world champion also stated that she was more prepared than ever for the match as was reflected in her aggression.
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newsbadminton7 months ago

I went in thinking as just another match, says PV Sindhu

PV Sindhu has revealed that she didn’t prepare for the final as some special match and went in against old nemesis Nozomi Okuhara as just another clash that she has had so many times in the past. The 24-year-old became the first Indian ever to win the BWF World Championships last Sunday.
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newsbadminton7 months ago

Wishes pour in for PV Sindhu as she wins first-ever gold for India at BWF World Championships

PV Sindhu defeated Nozomi Okuhara and created history by winning India's maiden gold at BWF World Championships. Sindhu had a great tournament as she got the better off higher-ranked shuttlers like Tai Tzu Ying and Chen Yu Fei. Indian sports fraternity lauded PV Sindhu and reacted on the same.
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newsbadminton7 months ago

Twitter reacts as PV Sindhu wins maiden gold for India at BWF World Championships

PV Sindhu defeated Nozomi Okuhara and created history by winning India's first-ever gold at BWF World Championships. The Olympics silver medalist had a great tournament as she got better off some of the greatest shuttlers like Tai Tzu Ying and Chen Yu Fei. Indian fans on Twitter reacted on the same.
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