NDTVSports | Saturday November 30, 2013
Sindhu, who is the top seed for the event, beat Tsz Ka Chan of Hong Kong 21-17, 21-12 in just 29 minutes.
Press Trust of India | Thursday November 21, 2013
Pullela Gopichand says while Saina Nehwal can bounce back next year - with Asian Games and Commonwealth Games scheduled in 2014, the national coach feels plans will have to be made and that it is time to go back to the drawing board.
Press Trust of India | Friday October 25, 2013
The Hyderabadi shuttler, who is currently in Paris playing in the French Open, said the issue is affecting her performance.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday October 15, 2013
A division bench of Chief Justice Mohit Shah and Justice M S Sanklecha sought the affidavit while hearing an application made by shuttler Prajakta Sawant stating that BAI's selection committee headed by chief national coach Pullela Gopichand was not ...
Press Trust of India | Friday September 6, 2013
Saina Nehwal, currently ranked world number four, is tired after a hectic schedule including the recently-concluded Indian Badminton League (IBL), he said.
Agence France Presse | Sunday September 1, 2013
The teams, owned by business houses and individuals, were represented by players from around the globe, including world number one Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia, who were bought at an auction in July. But fans zeroed in on India's two top women players, ...
Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday August 27, 2013
Only men's singles shuttlers Ajay Jayaram and Anand Pawar will be going for the Tier-II event to be held in Changzhou.
Press Trust of India | Sunday August 18, 2013
He felt that the infrastructure in the country has improved from what it used to be earlier, especially in the cities where National Games were held.
NDTVSports | Wednesday August 14, 2013
The two Hyderabad girls have a common coach, Pullela Gopichand. The Indian Badminton League will be the first time they will play a competitive match against each other. Sindhu is in great form having won a historic world championship bronze while Sa...
NDTVSports | Saturday August 10, 2013
India's chief coach Pullela Gopichand is quietly confident ahead of Sindhu's semi-final while former Olympian Aparna Popat believes that the 18-year-old can win the gold medal.
Press Trust of India | Saturday August 10, 2013
The former All England champion Gopichand vehemently feels that Saina's career is nowhere close to decline after her quarterfinal loss at World Badminton Championships on Friday.
Indo-Asian News Service | Friday August 9, 2013
This will be only the third instance that an Indian will bring home a medal from the Worlds. Prakash Padukone won the men's singles bronze in 1983 at Copenhagen while Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa won another bronze in the women's doubles event...
NDTVSports | Friday August 9, 2013
India's chief coach Pullela Gopichand has demanded an encore in the quaterfinals as Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu and Parupalli Kashyap are in action today.
Press Trust of India | Friday August 9, 2013
While Pullela Gopichand was all praise for the trio - Saina Nehwal, P Kashyap and PV Sindhu - he also said that they need to focus on reaching the semifinal.
Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday July 31, 2013
India's recent performances in doubles have noticeably gone down while in the singles events it has been on the rise with eight shuttlers in the top 50 of the men's singles rankings.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 30, 2013
Schenk hoped that the Indian Badminton League would set a new benchmark for the sport.
Suprita Das | Friday July 26, 2013
The situation is so bad that parents have had to wake their kids up in the middle of the night to play matches. Referees meanwhile, have had to work for close to 20 hours.
Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday July 25, 2013
Saina has been seeded No.3 in women's singles for the upcoming World Championships to be held between Aug 5-11 in Guangzhou, China.
Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday July 24, 2013
At the inaugural players' auction for the IBL on Monday, organisers were forced to change the rules and lower the base prices of Ashwini Ponnappa and Jwala Gutta from $50,000 to $25,000, as they remained unsold at the close of the bid Sunday.
Press Trust of India | Sunday July 21, 2013
According to the new scoring system, there will be two breaks of 60 secs at 7 and 14 points respectively in each of the first two games and if the match is pushed to the decider, then there will be a break after the sixth point. Moreover, while th...