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newsbadminton8 days ago

Not thinking about qualifying for the Olympics, reveals Saina Nehwal

Saina Nehwal stated that she is not thinking about qualifying for the Tokyo Olympics as of now, rather she is trying improving her fitness and taking care of her injuries going forward. The Olympic Bronze medallist, who is the 22-ranked player in the world, pulled out of the Denmark Open recently.
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newsbadmintona month ago

Badminton national camp kick-starts in Hyderabad ahead of Thomas and Uber Cup

The national badminton camp for players preparing for the Thomas and Uber Cup has started in Hyderabad, on Monday. Meanwhile, P.V. Sindhu has already opted out of the Uber Cup due to personal reasons, even though she hasn’t informed her participation in the Denmark Open 1 and Denmark Masters.
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newsbadminton2 months ago

P.V. Sindhu pulls out of Uber Cup owing to personal reasons

P.V. Sindhu has pulled out of next month’s Uber Cup finals due to personal reasons and might also miss out on the Super 750 tournaments in Denmark. The Hyderabad-based player became the first Indian to become a World Champion when she earned the title last year in Basel, Switzerland.
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newsbadminton2 months ago

Badminton camp can be held safely if bio-secure bubble is created, claims former players

Former players have suggested that the national Badminton camp can be held safely if a bio-secure bubble is created for the same. We’ve already seen the idea being successfully implemented in European football leagues as well as in Cricket in the United Kingdom, with the second Test series in play.
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newsbadminton3 months ago

Badminton is the most developed sport in India in the past decade, claims Pullela Gopichand

Pullela Gopichand has stated that Badminton is the most flourishing sport in India, given the fact of how the game has developed in India in the past decade. The former All England champion started coaching in 2004 when there weren’t enough courts in Hyderabad, but the scene has changed now.
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newsbadminton7 months ago

Olympics should be postponed, opines Pullela Gopichand

Indian badminton coach Pullela Gopichand opines that it will be better if IOC postpones the Tokyo Olympics owing to the ongoing COVID 19 pandemic around the World. He shared that players need exposure tournaments before the Olympics to prepare, something which is not possible in these dire times.
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newsbadminton8 months ago

Reports | BAI bring in Agus Dwi Santoso to arrest slide of top Indian shuttlers

Badminton Association of India have roped in experienced Indonesian coach Agus Dwi Santoso who will join the Indian camp soon to work with top singles players including PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal. The former recently resigned as the singles coach of the Thailand and is likely to join next month.
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newsbadminton9 months ago

My immediate goal is to improve my all-India rank in badminton, says Unnati Bisht

Khelo India Youth Games silver medallist Unnati Bisht went down fighting against Gujarat's Mir Tasnim Irfan Ali in the Youth Games' badminton competition in Guwahati on Tuesday. However, the athlete has performed well in the past at junior competitions and is on track for a bright future.
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newsbadminton10 months ago

With good preparations, we will perform better in 2020 Olympics, says Pullela Gopichand

Pullela Gopichand, who has produced two Olympic medallists, expressed that his team is hoping for better performances with some good preparations before the quadrennial event. The 46-year-old added that the Khelo India Youth Games is a unique competition from an overall sporting culture perspective
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newsbadminton10 months ago

Aspiring badminton players in Assam should join the Assam Badminton Academy, says Ashmita Chaliha

South Asian Games gold medallist Ashmita Chaliha expressed that all aspiring badminton players in Assam should join the Assam Badminton Academy in Guwahati. Chaliha, who won two golds at the South Asian Games has been training with an Indonesian coach Edwin Iriawan at the academy in last two years.
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