January 12, 2020 3:56 pm
In an upcoming book 'Dreams of a Billion: India and the Olympic Games', national head coach Pullela Gopichand spoke about how Saina Nehwal had left his academy to join Prakash Padukone's facility.
December 20, 2019 9:35 am
The 46-year-old, a former world no 5 who became only the second Indian (after Prakash Padukone) to win the prestigious All England Championships in 2001, has had a telling impact on Indian badminton.
December 11, 2019 8:17 am
Gutta has expressed her unhappiness that the national badminton camps are held at Gopichand's academy in Hyderabad. That Gopichand was also a selector led her to raise the conflict of interest issue.
November 28, 2019 1:13 pm
The panel will also feature a representative from the Indian Olympic Association (IOA), which has rejected the document in the current form as it seeks to put an age and tenure cap on sports administrators.
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
July 17, 2019 5:52 pm
Pullela Gopichand hasn't been travelling with the likes of PV Sindhu on the international circuit this year and he doesn't intend to change that until next year.
June 26, 2019 5:09 pm
Chief national coach Pullela Gopichand wants his wards to improve their fitness and stay injury free as they look to put up a good show in the upcoming tournaments this season.
May 01, 2019 10:59 am
76-year-old Syed Mohammed Arif has seen the growth of Indian badminton from close. The former Sports Authority of India coach, who retired in 2005, still trains players at some of the badminton academies run by his trainees in Hyderabad and keeps track of his wards.
April 01, 2019 2:06 pm
Judging by the performances at the India Open, Kidambi Srikanth, Parupalli Kashyap, B Sai Praneeth, Sameer Verma and HS Prannoy could realistically get on the plane to Tokyo.
March 06, 2019 3:42 pm
18 years after her coach won the prestigious All England championship, Olympic silver-medallist Sindhu in shape to end drought.
August 31, 2017 6:19 pm
World Badminton Championships medallists Sania Nehwal, PV Sindhu were felicitated by Union Sports Minister Vijay Goel in New Delhi on Thursday. Vijay Goel had also invited P Gopichand and Vimar Kumar for the ceremony that took place in New Delhi.
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