With his sprightly performances right through the week, Sameer has shown that he will be a force to reckon with on the international scene for some time to come. The post Sameer Verma has come a long way from a Gopichand Academy trainee to Hong Kong Open ... First Post.com, 2 months ago
Indias lone Olympic gold-medallist Abhinav Bindra and national badminton coach Pullela Gopichand today found a place in an eight-member Task Force of the Sports Ministry to draw up an action plan for the next three Olympic Games. Just days after the end of ...Deccan Herald, 3 weeks ago
'She (Saina) will come back, it's just a matter of time.' 'There is no lack of talent, but ideally we should have academies in every state. Then we can compete with China.' IMAGE: Saina Nehwal prepares to serve. Photograph: Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images for Falcon Describing P V Sindhu's triumph at the China Open Super Series Premier women's singles recently as a "great achievement", Indian badminton legend Prakash Padukone expressed the hope that the lanky Hyderabad girl will continue to ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
The task force constituted by the Sports Ministry to prepare for the next three Olympic Games met here for the first time on Friday and unanimously decided that an action plan for the 2020 Tokyo Games would be the panel's immediate priority. The ...Deccan Herald, 2 weeks ago
Star India shuttlers P V Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth notched up comfortable victories but it was young Mumbai player Harsheel Dani who hogged the limelight at the Syed Modi Grand Prix Gold when he stunned H S Prannoy in straight games to storm into the quarter-finals in Lucknow on Thursday. Olympic silver medallist Sindhu took just 20 minutes to brush aside compatriot Lalita Dahiya 21-7, 21-12 to set up a clash with another Indian qualifier, bespectacled Vaidehi Choudhari, while ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
After the massive success of Indian shuttlers PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal on the international stage, the profile of badminton has risen manifold in the country. With a large number of youngsters hoping to emulate the stars in the coming years, Badminton ...Deccan Herald, 1 month ago
Once labelled mild and fragile, P V Sindhu has undergone an astounding transformation, discovers Nikita Puri. IMAGE: By claiming the China Open title last month, P V Sindhu has shown that her Rio Olympic silver medal win was not a one-off. Photograph: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images A little over a year ago, when Tuhin Mishra and his team were working on Pusarla Venkata Sindhu's public image, people would often ask them: Who is Sindhu? Though she had won a bronze at the World Badminton ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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