Press Trust of India | Thursday March 6, 2014
Saina Nehwal produced a dominating performance as she eased past Scotland's Kirsty Gilmour in the first round of All-England Championship, while Pusarla Venkata Sindhu lost 16-21 15-21 to Sun Yu of China.
Press Trust of India | Monday March 3, 2014
Two-time former national champion, Arvind Bhat, 34, became the second Indian male shuttler after K Srikanth to win a Grand Prix gold title outside the country when he defeated Danish Hans-Kristian Vittinghus in the final of the singles competition...
Press Trust of India | Friday February 21, 2014
Congress vice-President Rahul Gandhi was speaking at the launch of National Youth Policy 2014 and Rajiv Gandhi Khel Abhiyan, a Centrally Sponsored Plan Scheme. Sports Minister Jitendra Singh, Mary Kom, Vijender Singh, P Gopichand, Ashwini Nachappa, R...
Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 28, 2014
With as many as five big events in the year, Pullela Gopichand wants the rising stars of Indian badminton to focus.
Indo-Asian News Service | Monday January 27, 2014
Chief national badminton coach Pullela Gopichand was happy as PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal broke the Chinese domination at the India Grand Prix. Saina went on to win and end her 15-month title drought.
Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday January 26, 2014
The World No.9, who had last won a title at the Denmark Open Super Series Premier in October 2012, beat World Championship bronze medallist P.V. Sindhu 21-14, 21-17 in 40 minutes Sunday to take the title she had won in 2009.
Written by Chandni Prashar | Sunday January 26, 2014
Versatile actor Kamal Haasan, Bollywood actress Vidya Balan and actor Paresh Rawal feature in 2014's list of the Padma awards.
Press Trust of India | Saturday January 25, 2014
The Padma Bhushan, one of the highest civilian awards of the country, are given for distinguished service of high order and Padma Shri for distinguished service in any field. These awards are conferred by the President at a ceremonial function at ...
Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday January 22, 2014
Chief national badminton coach Pullela Gopichand is expecting his protege Saina Nehwal to do well in the USD 120,000 India Grand Prix Gold tournament.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 24, 2013
Last year, Prajakta Sawant had filed a case alleging mental harassment by India's chief national coach Pullela Gopichand and that she was left out of the All-India National Coaching Camp held in Hyderabad.
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.