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It's been a great year for Indian badminton: Pullela Gopichand

It's been a great year for Indian badminton: Pullela Gopichand

On Sindhu, silver medal winner in women's singles at last year's Rio Olympics, Gopichand said it was a fine display by the lanky shuttler to maintain such high levels the year after the sports spectacle in Brazil.

Dec 06, 2017, 19:10 PM IST
Badminton guru Pullela Gopichand's biopic announced on his birthday

Badminton guru Pullela Gopichand's biopic announced on his birthday

A biopic on former badminton player and chief national coach Pullela Gopichand was announced on his birthday on Thursday. Fox Star Studios in collaboration with Abundantia Entertainment is set to present the biopic. 

Nov 16, 2017, 13:25 PM IST
Too optimistic to call India dominant force in badminton: Gopichand

Too optimistic to call India dominant force in badminton: Gopichand

"We as a system are not ready for that sort of a thing. Unfortunately, there are not many people who understand world level sport. There is immense potential but I think a lot still needs to be done," he said.

Oct 23, 2017, 14:12 PM IST
Get inspired: Check out badminton champ PV Sindhu’s diet and fitness regimen!

Get inspired: Check out badminton champ PV Sindhu’s diet and fitness regimen!

The nation had barely got over the happiness of PV Sindhu becoming the first Indian woman to win an Olympic silver medal, when she claimed the China Open Superseries title last week.

Nov 26, 2016, 04:38 AM IST
PV Sindhu, coach Pullela Gopichand visit Tirupati shrine

PV Sindhu, coach Pullela Gopichand visit Tirupati shrine

Sindhu said that prior to leaving for Rio, she had visited the ancient shrine and sought the blessings of the Lord.

Sep 04, 2016, 23:58 PM IST
New hope for Indian doubles in badminton

New hope for Indian doubles in badminton

Lack of depth in doubles has proved to be India's bane at the world stage of badminton but the recent success of a few shuttlers has renewed hopes that the format can yield medals on a regular basis.

Aug 02, 2015, 18:52 PM IST
'Jil' review: More style, less substance

'Jil' review: More style, less substance

The film, according to its director, was titled "Jil" because it's supposed to have a few hair-raising moments.

Mar 28, 2015, 19:41 PM IST

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Sep 02, 2014, 22:33 PM IST

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Sep 02, 2014, 22:33 PM IST

German Open win will instill new life in Arvind`s career, says Gopichand

Indian chief national coach Pullela Gopichand today described shuttler Arvind Bhat`s performance in German Open as "phenomenol" and said the title victory has handed a new lease of life to his international badminton career.

Mar 03, 2014, 22:43 PM IST

Took me three years to convince Gopichand: Veerabhadram

It took three years for director Veerabhadram to get actor Gopichand to collaborate with him on a yet-untitled Telugu actioner that is slated to go on the floors next year.

Nov 05, 2013, 16:09 PM IST

Indian Badminton League: Ready to go!

The cricket phenomenon called Indian Premier League (IPL) gave rise to ideas – ideas to start league patterns in other sports, to cash in the league fame and attract sports lovers in a unique way.

Aug 13, 2013, 16:56 PM IST

Sindhu can improve further, feels Gopichand

National coach Pullela Gopichand expressed satisfaction after P V Sindhu`s superb show ensured India a bronze medal at the World Championship here today but at the same time reminded that Saina Nehwal would make a comeback despite her quarterfinal loss.

Aug 09, 2013, 20:15 PM IST

Gopichand defends slashing base price of Jwala, Ashwini

The base price of two of the six Icon Players, who went unsold in the the Indian Badminton League (IBL), was reduced to ensure they did not suffer a financial loss, national coach Pullela Gopichand asserted on Wednesday.

Jul 24, 2013, 17:48 PM IST

Actor Gopichand to marry Reshma May 12

Tottempudi Gopichand will marry Reshma, niece of popular Telugu actor Meka Srikanth here May 12.

Apr 26, 2013, 11:40 AM IST

Chaos rules roost in badminton event

Chaos ruled the roost on the opening day of the India Open Super Series Badminton at the Siri Fort Sports Complex here as those who made it to the venue were greeted by the absence of basic facilities.

Apr 23, 2013, 21:31 PM IST

Top shuttlers withdraw from India Open

World No.4 Sony Dwi Kuncoro of Indonesia has withdrawn from India Open Super Series badminton men`s event beginning here on Tuesday and two top 20 players from the women`s singles event.

Apr 22, 2013, 23:57 PM IST

Badminton tournament opens in Vietnam

As many as 269 badminton players from 14 countries and regions gathered on Tuesday in Vietnam`s capital Hanoi to compete at the Ciputra Hanoi Vietnam Challenge 2013.

Mar 26, 2013, 15:29 PM IST

Dronacharya award is a responsibility: Gopichand

Set to become the first Indian
to win all the national sports awards, former All-England
badminton champion Pullela Gopichand.

Jul 21, 2009, 23:35 PM IST

Dronacharya award is a responsibility: Gopichand

Set to become the first Indian
to win all the national sports awards, former All-England
badminton champion Pullela Gopichand.

Jul 21, 2009, 23:35 PM IST