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No co-stars can beat Deepika in badminton

Last Updated: Friday, November 22, 2013, 21:26

Actress Deepika Padukone, daughter of former India badminton great Prakash Padukone, says all her co-stars - be it Shah Rukh Khan or Ranbir Kapoor - have challenged her to a game, and lost!

I`m a fighter, don`t give up easily: Deepika Padukone

Last Updated: Friday, August 16, 2013, 12:25

Ever since she stimulated proper expressions in ‘Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani’ and then wowed with her emoting in ‘Chennai Express’, Deepika Padukone has moved up on the success ladder.

Padukone is best man to run badminton in India: Azhar

Last Updated: Monday, July 29, 2013, 21:33

Newly-appointed president of Delhi Badminton Association (DBA), Mohammad Azharuddin says legendary shuttler Prakash Padukone is the best man to run the sport in India.

Sushil Kumar signs up with OGQ

Last Updated: Friday, June 28, 2013, 19:11

Two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar on Friday signed up with a sports foundation, Olympic Gold Quest (OGQ), from which he will get training and financial assistance for the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Two young shuttlers to undergo coaching in Padukone`s academy

Last Updated: Sunday, June 16, 2013, 20:11

Young shuttlers Simran Singhi (11) and Rahul Vyas (12) from Mumbai would undergo a 14-day coaching stint at Badminton great Prakash Padukone`s academy, after they won a talent hunt event.

Constant monitoring of technique is vital, says coach Jauhari

Last Updated: Thursday, June 06, 2013, 19:51

Veteran Indonesian badminton coach Yusuf Jauhari, who is conducting coaching clinic for beginners in five clubs here, wants the local coaches to constantly monitor and correct the players` technique.

Olympic Gold Quest waiting for September IOC vote on wrestling

Last Updated: Sunday, June 02, 2013, 12:00

A non-profit sports foundation started by Indian sports legends Prakash Padukone and Geet Sethi is keeping its fingers crossed ahead of the IOC when wrestling`s fate would be decided for the 2020 Games.

OGQ to support Deepika Kumari, Talukdar till Rio Olympics

Last Updated: Friday, May 31, 2013, 20:03

Olympic Gold Quest, founded by badminton ace Prakash Padukone and billiards great Geet Sethi, has decided to support the training and preparation of top Indian archers Deepika Kumari and Jayanta Talukdar till the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Deepika fortunate to be Prakash Padukone`s daughter: Gavaskar

Last Updated: Saturday, May 25, 2013, 17:32

Hailing Prakash Padukone as "the greatest sportsman India has produced", Sunil Gavaskar said actor Deepika Padukone is lucky to be the badminton player`s daughter.

Sports was clean during father’s time: Deepika Padukone

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 22, 2013, 19:52

Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone, daughter of badminton icon Prakash Padukone, says sports was pure and clean during her father’s time.

Saina has to balance training, competition and rest: Prakash

Last Updated: Monday, May 20, 2013, 16:26

The main challenge for Saina Nehwal currently is to strike a perfect balance among training, competing and in taking time off to rest and recover, feels Prakash Padukone.

Prakash launches shuttle talent hunt in Mumbai

Last Updated: Monday, May 20, 2013, 14:24

Badminton great Prakash Padukone has tied up with Tata Capital to launch a talent hunt for children between 8 and 12 years of age at five gymkhanas of Mumbai.