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I am now fit on court and ready to go, says PV Sindhu after cryptic 'I Retire' post

I am now fit on court and ready to go, says PV Sindhu after cryptic 'I Retire' post

Sindhu opened up on how she coped up with the Covid-19 induced lockdown, her reaction to the Tokyo Olympics postponement, her preparation for the upcoming Asia Cup.

Nov 06, 2020, 17:36 PM IST
PV Sindhu sends Twitterati into a tizzy with 'I Retire' post; parents say 'we are not surprised'

PV Sindhu sends Twitterati into a tizzy with 'I Retire' post; parents say 'we are not surprised'

Earlier, Sindhu had pulled out of the Denmark Open owing to health and safety concerns amid coronavirus crises. 

Nov 02, 2020, 21:34 PM IST
Indian shuttler PV Sindhu announces retirement? Here's the truth

Indian shuttler PV Sindhu announces retirement? Here's the truth

Star Indian shuttler PV Sindhu on Monday left everyone by surprise by posting the word 'I retire' in her recent post on her social media handle. 

Nov 02, 2020, 15:33 PM IST
Shuttler Chirag Shetty highlights benefits of running at Fit India Freedom Run

Shuttler Chirag Shetty highlights benefits of running at Fit India Freedom Run

The 23-year-old was among 27 sportspersons who were honoured with the prestigious Arjuna Awards in 2020 at the virtual National Sports Awards ceremony last month.  

Sep 13, 2020, 13:55 PM IST
PV Sindhu agrees to play in Thomas and Uber Cup

PV Sindhu agrees to play in Thomas and Uber Cup

Earlier, Sindhu had decided to opt out of the tournament due to personal reasons, but now on the request of BAI president, she has agreed to feature in the Thomas Uber Cup.

Sep 07, 2020, 19:58 PM IST
Indian shuttler Jwala Gutta announces engagement with actor Vishnu Vishal

Indian shuttler Jwala Gutta announces engagement with actor Vishnu Vishal

Indian badminton star Jwala Gutta on Monday announced that she has got engaged to Tamil actor Vishnu Vishal on the occasion of her 37th birthday.

Sep 07, 2020, 19:01 PM IST
PV Sindhu pulls out of Thomas and Uber Cup due to 'personal reasons'

PV Sindhu pulls out of Thomas and Uber Cup due to 'personal reasons'

The World Champion shuttler was originally slated to return to court at the Thomas and Uber Cup, scheduled from October 3 to 11 in Aarhus, Denmark

Sep 02, 2020, 15:32 PM IST
PV Sindhu reveals who inspired her to play sports

PV Sindhu reveals who inspired her to play sports

The star shuttler also revealed that she wanted to become a doctor in her childhood during an Instagram live session 

Aug 30, 2020, 14:54 PM IST
BAI congratulates six recipients of national sports awards

BAI congratulates six recipients of national sports awards

The BAI on Sunday congratulated the six shuttlers -- former and current -- who will be honoured with various awards during a virtual ceremony on the National Sports Day on August 29.

Aug 23, 2020, 22:29 PM IST
Japan's Olympic doubles champion Ayaka Takahashi announces retirement

Japan's Olympic doubles champion Ayaka Takahashi announces retirement

Takahashi cited the postponement of the Tokyo Olympics due to the COVID-19 pandemic as one of the reasons for her decision to step away.

Aug 20, 2020, 12:49 PM IST
Indian shuttler N Sikki Reddy tests positive for coronavirus

Indian shuttler N Sikki Reddy tests positive for coronavirus

Physiotherapist Kiran C, who also arrived at the National Badminton Camp at the Pullela Gopichand Badminton Academy in Hyderabad, has also tested positive for the virus.

Aug 13, 2020, 23:37 PM IST
Happy to resume full fledge gym session after a long time, says PV Sindhu

Happy to resume full fledge gym session after a long time, says PV Sindhu

The 25-year old shared the picture with her 2.8 million fans on Twitter.

Aug 05, 2020, 17:56 PM IST
Badminton: China Open among four events cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic

Badminton: China Open among four events cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic

This year`s China Open, scheduled to run from September 15-20 in Changzhou, has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Badminton World Federation (BWF) said.

Jul 30, 2020, 11:10 AM IST
Badminton star PV Sindhu turns 25, Twitterati extends birthday greetings

Badminton star PV Sindhu turns 25, Twitterati extends birthday greetings

In 2016, Sindhu became the first-ever female athlete from India to clinch a silver medal at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

Jul 05, 2020, 10:28 AM IST
Chinese badminton star Lin Dan announces retirement

Chinese badminton star Lin Dan announces retirement

Lin became the first shuttler to retain the Olympic title when he won in the 2012 London Games after his triumph in the home event in Beijing in 2008.

Jul 04, 2020, 17:55 PM IST
Pullela Gopichand recommends HS Prannoy for Arjuna Award

Pullela Gopichand recommends HS Prannoy for Arjuna Award

On June 2, BAI had recommended Satwiksairaj Rankireddy, Chirag Shetty and Sameer Verma for Arjuna award, leaving out Prannoy which prompted the shuttler to express his displeasure on Twitter.

Jun 21, 2020, 16:21 PM IST
BAI recommends Kidambi Srikanth for Khel Ratna Award after his apology

BAI recommends Kidambi Srikanth for Khel Ratna Award after his apology

Meanwhile, HS Prannoy has been given 15 days to respond to his misconduct.

Jun 20, 2020, 09:36 AM IST
BWF announces revised tournament calendar, India Open to be held from December 8-13

BWF announces revised tournament calendar, India Open to be held from December 8-13

A total of eight tournaments have been rescheduled from their original dates due to the novel virus.

May 22, 2020, 16:52 PM IST
Kidambi Srikanth urges citizens to stay strong, spend time with close ones amid coronavirus COVID-19 lockdown

Kidambi Srikanth urges citizens to stay strong, spend time with close ones amid coronavirus COVID-19 lockdown

On March 28, Srikanth had revealed that he had made a donation to Prime Minister's Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations (PM CARES) Fund, but he did not reveal the amount of his

Apr 06, 2020, 15:26 PM IST
Pullela Gopichand donates Rs 26 lakh towards coronavirus relief fund

Pullela Gopichand donates Rs 26 lakh towards coronavirus relief fund

Gopichand will contribute Rs 10 lakh to Telangana Chief Minister's Relief Fund and Rs. 5 lakh to Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister's Relief Fund.

Apr 06, 2020, 13:34 PM IST