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Pullela Gopichand


Initiative to help needy sports support staff affected by pandemic raises Rs 19 lakh

July 23, 2020 7:32 pm

The participants were given a collective target of 3,84,400 kilometres, the distance between the earth and the moon, to be covered by July 21 to mark the 51st anniversary of man's first landing on moon.

Badminton is most flourishing sport in India, future also bright: P Gopichand

July 19, 2020 9:24 pm

Pullela Gopichand said when he started coaching in 2004 with 25 trainees, including Sindhu, Saina, and Srikkanth in Hyderabad, nobody thought India would produce such world class players.

When P Gopichand brought shuttle back on track

June 28, 2020 11:12 am

Gopichand recalls how his 2001 All England triumph brought badminton into limelight after two decades.

Anything longer than this will make it tough for players to return to full form: Pullela Gopichand

June 22, 2020 12:06 pm

The champion player is not only worried about those he coaches but also small-scale participants in sports who have made the most losses this lockdown

Coaches and support staff hit hard during lockdown: Pullela Gopichand

June 12, 2020 4:11 pm

In his bid to help raise funds for academics and sports foundations, Gopichand along with Arjuna award-winning athletes Ashwini Nachappa and Malathi Holla have joined hands with IDBI Federal Life Insurance and NEB Sports to launch a unique run called 'Run to the Moon'.

'Have more tournaments at one venue, do something radical': P Gopichand to BWF

May 11, 2020 6:07 pm

Gopichand believes segregating the players on the basis of their respective formats -- singles and doubles -- and then conducting tournaments in three different countries simultaneously is an option.

P Gopichand all for funding groups rather than individuals 'to create champions'

April 28, 2020 7:58 pm

Pullela Gopichand made the assertion while addressing a special online session organised by the Sports Authority of India (SAI) for its newly-appointed Assistant Directors.

Take this break as a bitter pill, find ways to stay physically, mentally fit: Pullela Gopichand

April 07, 2020 7:18 pm

Gopichand, who recently completed his three-week isolation after coming from All England Championships in UK, said sports will be a part of this global meltdown but urged people to fight it with positivity.

SAI's online workshop for athletes earns praise from Pullela Gopichand

March 28, 2020 3:52 pm

The sessions on opening day was attended by athletes and para athletes from all sport, including Olympic probables shooters Divyash Panwar, Apurvi Chandela, Abhishek Verma, Anish Bhanwala, boxers Lovlina Borgohain and Nikhat Zarin along with swimmer Srihari Nataraj.

In face of coronavirus uncertainty, P Gopichand wants shuttlers to focus on performance

March 02, 2020 9:11 am

BWF, with a chunk of its top players coming from east Asian countries, is currently trying to salvage its European spring swing of events including the All England and Swiss Open.


Sports Minister Vijay Goel felicitates PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal on return from World Badminton Championships

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.