What did Pullela Gopichand say about the Indian Badminton scene ?

P. V. Sindhu and Sai Praneeth were recently felicitated at the Pullela Gopichand Academy for their victorious performances in Indian Open Super Series and Singapore Open respectively. Present in the felicitation ceremony was Chief National Badminton Coach, Pullela Gopichand, who…

China Open : Saina Falters While Sindhu Shines !

Saina Nehwal’s comeback has been cut short at the China Open as she bowed out to a spirited performance from unseeded Thai player Porntip Buranaprasertuk. (Saina Falters While Sindhu Shines) Saina who was recovering from a serious knee injury after…

Premier Badminton League Auction : Saina, Sindhu went under the Hammer

The second season of the Premier Badminton League (PBL) is here. The players went under the hammer on Wednesday with some surprises and upsets. Current Olympic champion Carolina Marin turned out to be the costliest buy at the auctions. Silver…

Think again Mr Vijay Goel. They deserve more than Khel Ratna

Politicians need to be careful with the words they utter in public. This much I can understand. But our Sports Minister has gone one step ahead in being non-committal about awarding Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna awards to Paralympian winners. This…

A peek into Pullela Gopichand’s Academy

Last week, we published an article about Pullela Gopichand, the man behind the success of badminton in India. In continuance to that, we would like to give the readers a peek into his famed academy, the one responsible for churning…

Giving credit where it’s due, Pullela Gopichand

Having written enough about the Badminton players, it’s time we give credit to one more man, the one behind the screens. It is none other than Pullela Gopichand, the chief national coach of India team. In this article, we analyse…

Winning Hearts Over Medals Will Not Lead to Future Success for India in Olympics!

Why do we put so much emphasis on winning hearts over medals?A Change in Mindset is the Key to Future Success for India in Olympics! Now that the likes of Sakshi and Sindhu have finally brought some joy and silverware…

Twitter explodes as P.V. Sindhu beats Nozomi Okuhara to reach the final at Rio 2016

P.V. Sindhu has done something incredible tonight. She has lifted the spirits of the entire nation by reaching the finals of the Women’s badminton event at Rio 2016. Sindhu has long been in the shadow of Saina Nehwal but this…

Rio Olympics 2016: Daily Schedule of Events in IST (18/08/2016)

Following is the daily schedule of events for India at Olympics on 17th August 2016 (In IST) – Sport Event Round Indians in Action Time Golf Women’s Individual Round 2 Aditi Ashok 4:00 PM Wrestling Women’s Freestyle 53 Kg Round of 16…

Twitter erupts as P.V. Sindhu beats World number 2 Wang Yihan to enter the Semi Finals at Rio

With Saina Nehwal knocked out and Srikanth having to face Lin Dan in the quarter finals, not much was expected from the badminton contingent. But P.V. Sindhu had different ideas, she was ready to forget all the off court talk…