July 21, 2021 1:54 pm
National badminton coach P Gopichand said the Indian contingent will return home with at least 10 medals from the Tokyo Olympics.
October 21, 2020 2:22 pm
World Champion PV Sindhu's father Ramana said it was 'her decision' to head to Leicester in the United Kingdom for 8 weeks to get a diet - nutrition assessment done at the Gatorade Sports Science Institute.
June 28, 2020 11:12 am
Gopichand recalls how his 2001 All England triumph brought badminton into limelight after two decades.
September 19, 2019 1:42 pm
Sindhu won India's first-ever title at the world badminton championships when she defeated Japan's Nozomi Okuhara 21-7 21-7 to win the women's singles in Basel last month.
September 15, 2019 8:48 am
The Indian Express speaks with Gopichand on the need to have a well-defined structure for the nation to become a shuttle powerhouse
August 28, 2019 1:07 pm
Gopichand feels the country needs to wake up to the fact that there aren't enough coaches to handle the talent that is rising. "...we have not invested enough in coaches," he said here with Sindhu by his side at a press conference on Tuesday night.
December 06, 2018 7:07 am
Stressing that it was important for a coach to be fair as well as to be seen as fair, he said he ran the risk of spreading himself thin, and his trainees routinely demanded more of his time.
June 26, 2018 12:00 pm
Others may be fretting her epic World Championships final loss, but P V Sindhu is back on the court, in practice, readying for Tokyo, determined to make every muscle, every shot count. The Indian Express meets a 22-year-old confident of her place in history, and enjoying her moment in the sun
August 29, 2017 2:54 pm
P Gopichand said, "At 22, she has won medals for four consecutive years and by the end of her career, she will have many golds. We are very fortunate that we have players like Sindhu and Saina, who have gone up and raised the bar of fitness."
April 16, 2015 4:12 am
Gopichand’s daughter Gayatri's career will be closely followed because her father is one of the sharpest brains in mentoring singles shuttlers.