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Indian badminton is not dependent on one or two players now: Pullela Gopichand

Indian badminton is not dependent on one or two players now: Pullela Gopichand

Chief national coach Pullela Gopichand on Tuesday hailed the depth Indian badminton has achieved over the years, saying the team is no longer dependent on one or two players.

Apr 17, 2018, 18:20 PM IST
Ready to roar again, says ace shuttler PV Sindhu

Ready to roar again, says ace shuttler PV Sindhu

On the back of her gruelling women's singles final at the recently concluded 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG) in Gold Coast, ace shuttler PV Sindhu says no defeat can stop her from believing in herself

Apr 17, 2018, 12:41 PM IST
PV Sindhu fit for CWG 2018 singles: Pullela Gopichand

PV Sindhu fit for CWG 2018 singles: Pullela Gopichand

Forced out of the gold medal winning mixed team campaign due to an ankle injury, top shuttler PV Sindhu has recovered to be fit for the singles event of the ongoing Commonwealth Games, national coach

Apr 09, 2018, 22:42 PM IST
Commonwealth Games 2018: India badminton team win gold in Gold Coast

Commonwealth Games 2018: India badminton team win gold in Gold Coast

Though, there were tough moments in the fourth match including Saina Nehwal and Sonia Cheah, the Indian came back strongly and won the fourth match convincingly to help India bring home the laurels.

Apr 09, 2018, 17:15 PM IST
CWG 2018: Jwala Gutta questions Saina Nehwal's displeasure

CWG 2018: Jwala Gutta questions Saina Nehwal's displeasure

Gutta took to twitter and said her family paid for travel tickets and stayed in hotels during her foreign assignments.

Apr 04, 2018, 17:29 PM IST
India's Malaysian badminton coach expects final against his country

India's Malaysian badminton coach expects final against his country

India will be up against Sri Lanka and Pakistan in their preliminary clashes tomorrow and Kim Her doesn't see any trouble for his formidable side which boasts of stars such as Olympic medallists PV

Apr 04, 2018, 16:37 PM IST
Easy draws for Kidambi Srikanth, PV Sindhu at Badminton Asia Championships

Easy draws for Kidambi Srikanth, PV Sindhu at Badminton Asia Championships

According to the draw made in Jakarta yesterday, Sindhu faces Taiwanese Pai Yu Po in the first round, while Srikanth, who won four Superseries titles last year, will face Japan's Kenta Nishimoto in

Apr 04, 2018, 12:55 PM IST
IOA gets accreditation for Saina Nehwal's father after her CWG pull-out threat

IOA gets accreditation for Saina Nehwal's father after her CWG pull-out threat

The Indian Olympic Association was on Tuesday forced to get an official accreditation for Saina Nehwal's father Harvir Singh after the star shuttler in an angry missive had threatened to pull out of

Apr 03, 2018, 19:50 PM IST
PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth get top seeding at CWG

PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth get top seeding at CWG

Olympic silver-medallist PV Sindhu and World No 2 Kidambi Srikanth have been given the top billing in the respective women's and men's singles badminton competitions of the Commonwealth Games

Apr 03, 2018, 16:18 PM IST
CWG 2018: IOA tells Saina Nehwal why her father can't stay in Games Village

CWG 2018: IOA tells Saina Nehwal why her father can't stay in Games Village

The IOA has responded to badminton ace Saina Nehwal's claims about her father Harvir Singh's name being removed from the list of team officials.

Apr 03, 2018, 11:07 AM IST
Badminton's new service rule won't be used at CWG 2018

Badminton's new service rule won't be used at CWG 2018

Indian shuttlers have reason to be cheerful going into the Commonwealth Games with the organisers deciding against implementing BWF's experimental service rule that has been criticised by them.

Apr 03, 2018, 10:32 AM IST
Saina Nehwal hits out after removal of her father from CWG Indian officials list

Saina Nehwal hits out after removal of her father from CWG Indian officials list

Olympic bronze medallist shuttler Saina Nehwal has claimed that her father Harvir's name has been removed from the Indian team officials' list for the Commonwealth Games, leaving her frustrated just

Apr 02, 2018, 22:41 PM IST
CWG 2018: India's top gold-medal hope PV Sindhu hopes to be fit in time

CWG 2018: India's top gold-medal hope PV Sindhu hopes to be fit in time

Struck by an ankle sprain prior to the Commonwealth Games, Olympic silver medallist PV Sindhu hoped to regain peak fitness before the start of individual events and assured India will return with

Apr 01, 2018, 12:43 PM IST
Badminton: Sameer Verma enters semifinals of Orleans Open

Badminton: Sameer Verma enters semifinals of Orleans Open

Sameer Verma emerged as the lone Indian survivor at the Orleans Open World Super 100 tournament after reaching the semifinals with a hard-fought win over local hope Lucas Corvee in men's singles

Mar 31, 2018, 13:09 PM IST
We should win a medal in all five CWG badminton events, says Parupalli Kashyap

We should win a medal in all five CWG badminton events, says Parupalli Kashyap

The excitement was palpable in his voice as reigning men's singles champion Parupalli Kashyap predicted the Indian badminton team's best-ever haul, including a medal in each event, at the upcoming

Mar 30, 2018, 18:56 PM IST
Parupalli Kashyap, Sameer Verma in quarters of Orleans Open World Super 100

Parupalli Kashyap, Sameer Verma in quarters of Orleans Open World Super 100

Indian shuttlers P Kashyap and Sameer Verma entered the quarterfinals of the Orleans Open World Super 100 tournament with straight-game wins in the men's singles competition.

Mar 30, 2018, 16:31 PM IST
We go to CWG as clear favourites in badminton, says Aparna Popat

We go to CWG as clear favourites in badminton, says Aparna Popat

India have one of the strongest teams with shuttlers such as Olympic silver medallist P V Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth among others.

Mar 29, 2018, 19:08 PM IST
India at CWG: Saina Nehwal eyes best-ever finish for India at Gold Coast Games

India at CWG: Saina Nehwal eyes best-ever finish for India at Gold Coast Games

Eight summers ago, a 20-year-old Saina stood on the podium with the gold medal around her neck on the final day to not only become the first Indian woman to achieve the feat but also take the country

Mar 28, 2018, 15:35 PM IST
PV Sindhu survives injury scare before 2018 CWG

PV Sindhu survives injury scare before 2018 CWG

The 22-year-old Indian suffered a sprain in her right ankle while practising at the Gopichand Academy in Hyderabad under the watchful eyes of India chief coach Gopichand and assistant coach Mohd.

Mar 27, 2018, 19:02 PM IST
CWG 2018: Shuttler HS Prannoy wary of lesser-known opponents

CWG 2018: Shuttler HS Prannoy wary of lesser-known opponents

Set to make his CWG debut, Prannoy said he is in good shape but would not take any player lightly, especially the lesser-known ones.

Mar 25, 2018, 17:02 PM IST

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