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P V Sindhu


Explained: As Sindhu trains for Olympics, dissecting Tokyo conditions, and her opposition

February 23, 2021 2:18 pm

While PV Sindhu attempts to simulate Tokyo-like conditions while making use of air-conditioners and blowers to mimic the drift, here's a look at the variables, aerodynamic and otherwise, to make sense of this decision.

Explained: Why Britain’s Covid-19 crisis could hit Sindhu’s plans in the new year

December 22, 2020 2:35 pm

With restrictions on flights from the UK, and Sindhu needing to be in Bangkok on January 3, it is looking increasingly difficult for India's top player to make the trip to South-East Asia.

BAI plans training camp in Hyderabad from July 1, no domestic event till September

June 26, 2020 4:06 pm

With COVID-19 cases surging in Hyderabad, the Telangana government, as a precautionary measure, extended the lockdown till June 30 but it meant the resumption of the sport got further delayed for the top players in the state.

Indian shuttlers get tough draw at All England Championship

February 13, 2019 1:15 pm

India's dream of breaking an 18-year-old title jinx at the All England Championship got tougher after the country's shuttlers, including P V SIndhu and Saina Nehwal, were handed a tricky draw in the World Tour Super 1000 tournament in Birmingham.

‘Being with Sindhu doesn’t mean it is to beat Saina’: Pullela Gopichand

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.

Japan Open: PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth, HS Prannoy through to second round

September 11, 2018 6:07 pm

Srikanth and Prannoy had suffered shock defeats in the second round of the Asian Games and the duo would be desperate to make amends.

Japan Open: P V Sindhu eyes successful outing; Saina Nehwal, Sai Praneeth pull out

September 10, 2018 3:30 pm

B Sai Praneeth, who won the Singapore Open last year, withdrew from the tournament. The reasons for his pullout are not known.

P V Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth make promising start at Malaysia Open

June 28, 2018 1:19 am

In the men's singles, World No 7 Srikanth, who claimed four titles last season, dumped former World No 2 Jan Jorgensen of Denmark 21-18 21-9 in a 31-minute clash in Kuala Lumpur.

Commonwealth Games 2018 Opening Ceremony: PV Sindhu leads India to Gold Coast

April 05, 2018 5:07 am

Commonwealth Games 2018: Indian athletes ditched tradition for comfort at the ceremony as they marched out in navy blue blazers and trousers rather than the traditional sarees and bandhgalas.

My gold will come: PV Sindhu

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