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I was lucky to qualify for the Olympics: KashyapI was lucky to qualify for the Olympics: Kashyap
Deserving athletes have sometimes failed to make it to the Olympics and others have found themselves there by quirk of fate.
Saina starts her quest for Olympic medal against Swiss SabrinaSaina starts her quest for Olympic medal against Swiss Sabrina
Indian ace Saina Nehwal will start her quest for an Olympic medal against unheralded Sabrina Jaquet of Switzerland on July 28 in the women`s badminton singles event in the London Games.
Lin Dan seeded second for Olympic badminton drawLin Dan seeded second for Olympic badminton draw
Currently ranked World No.1, Chinese shuttler Lin Dan is seeded second in the Olympic badminton tournament as the draw will take place Monday at the Olympic Park.
BAI announces cash award of Rs 1 cr for Oly gold medal winnerBAI announces cash award of Rs 1 cr for Oly gold medal winner
Wishing the players, president BAI and Member Parliament, Akhilesh Das Gupta, in statement said that the Association will award Rs one crore to the Indian shuttler, who will win gold medal at the London Games while the silver medallist will be given a sum of Rs 50 lakh.
Jwala pips Saina in popularity chartsJwala pips Saina in popularity charts
Jwala Gutta, who has remarkably improved upon her fitness, has pipped fellow shuttler Saina Nehwal to emerge as the latest Indian badminton sensation on the popularity charts, revealed a survey by search engine giant Google.
Ashwini Ponnappa: Profile 2012 London OlympicsAshwini Ponnappa: Profile 2012 London Olympics
Ashwini Ponnappa: It would be her first Olympics this year as she along with four other shuttlers would try to get a medal for the country. Her coach Syed Mohammed Arif has huge expectations from the 24-year-old and according to him Ponnappa and Gutta have the potential to win a medal at the prestigious games.
Valiyaveetil Diju: Profile 2012 London OlympicsValiyaveetil Diju: Profile 2012 London Olympics
A four-time National mixed-doubles champion, Valiyaveetil Diju or V Diju is also the current national mixed doubles champion along with partner Jwala Gutta. Both of them are ranked 13 in the world and have brought several laurels for the country in the past.
Jwala Gutta: Profile 2012 London OlympicsJwala Gutta: Profile 2012 London Olympics
Apart from Saina Nehwal, Jwala Gutta is another ace shuttler who believes in delivering her 100%. She is considered to be one of the better doubles players the country has seen over the years. She is also the first Indian to qualify for two badminton events at the Olympics.
Saina Nehwal: Profile 2012 London OlympicsSaina Nehwal: Profile 2012 London Olympics
Saina Nehwal: Keeping her phenomenal form in mind, one thing is for sure, only a Chinese opponent can compete with India’s prolific shuttler at the big stage.
Parupalli Kashyap: Profile 2012 London OlympicsParupalli Kashyap: Profile 2012 London Olympics
Parupalli Kashyap qualified for the London Olympics with third-seeded Chinese Chen Jin pulling out of the quarterfinal match, citing a wrist injury, in India Open Super Series badminton April 28, 2012
Ashwini exudes confidence of winning medalAshwini exudes confidence of winning medal
From being an unknown junior to representing India at the Olympics, Ashwini Ponnappa has come a long way in the last four years and the ace shuttler believes she and her partner Jwala Gutta have a bright chance of winning a medal at London Games.
I have nothing to lose, everything to gain: Jwala Gutta I have nothing to lose, everything to gain: Jwala Gutta
Jwala Gutta, the first Indian to qualify for two badminton events at the Olympics, says she has nothing to lose and everything to gain from the London Games.
London Games a learning curve for Soumyajit GhoshLondon Games a learning curve for Soumyajit Ghosh
Soumyajit Ghosh surprised one and by qualifying for Olympics, leaving senior pros such as A Sharath Kamal in the shade.
2012 London Olympics: Indian team-full list2012 London Olympics: Indian team-full list
London Olympics is just round the corner and India is set to send the biggest ever contingent to the mega event.
Jwala, Ashwini can do wonders: Syed ArifJwala, Ashwini can do wonders: Syed Arif
Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa have the ability to topple the top shuttlers in the world, feels their coach Syed Mohammed Arif.
Saina Nehwal leads Indian shuttlers` quest for Olympic glorySaina Nehwal leads Indian shuttlers` quest for Olympic glory
Once a rising star and now a revered icon, Saina Nehwal will without doubt shoulder a huge burden of expectations at the Olympics but there could be a couple of surprise success stories apart from her when an unprecedented five-strong Indian badminton contingent takes the court in London.
Shuttler Kashyap eyeing Oly glory after recent good showingsShuttler Kashyap eyeing Oly glory after recent good showings
Placed 22nd in the world rankings P Kashyap is aware of the tough challenge that awaits him in the upcoming Olympics, but the ace Indian shuttler still feels he has a good chance of finishing on the podium in London, courtesy his recent good showings on international stage.
I`ve no fear of losing in Olympics: JwalaI`ve no fear of losing in Olympics: Jwala
Jwala Gutta knows competing at the London Olympics could be quite nerve-wracking but the Indian ace shuttler said she is ready for the challenge.
Jwala focusing on fitness to be battle-ready for OlympicsJwala focusing on fitness to be battle-ready for Olympics
Expressing confidence that she would do well in next month`s Olympics, ace shuttler Jwala Gutta on Thursday said she is focusing on her fitness to be battle-ready for the London Games.
Saina is sure shot for a medal at Olympics: AparnaSaina is sure shot for a medal at Olympics: Aparna
Saina Nehwal has become a strong medal prospect at the upcoming London Olympics after her dominating performanmce over the formidable Chinese player at the Indonesian Open, asserts nine-time national badminton champion and two-time Olympian Aparna Popat.
 
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