Pullela Gopichand interview: National badminton coach on changing mindset of Indians, need for on-court arrogance and formula for success
Pullela Gopichand spoke about how the Indian shuttlers' mindset has evolved over the decades, finding the formula for success, and needing on-court arrogance to succeed at the world stage.
In his career spanning two decades, the 39-year-old Danish shuttler has partnered the likes of Michael Jensen, Thomas Hovgaard and Michael Lamp, before striking up a successful long-term combination with Carsten Mogensen
Past masters of Indian badminton: Meena Shah defied norm to clinch dozen national titles before knee injury cut career short
Meena took home, in all, a dozen national titles in a glittering career that began with a women’s doubles crown in the company of Jasbir Kaur when she was a 19-year-old in 1956, and ended with the singles and women’s doubles crown in the 1965 Nationals. A serious knee injury cut her career short thereafter.
All England Open 2018: PV Sindhu buries mental demons in gritty win over Nozomi Okuhara, enters maiden semi-final
PV Sindhu recorded a gritty, determined 74-minute 20-22, 21-18, 21-18 win in Birmingham, which catapulted the Indian into her first All England semi-final.
LIVE All England Open 2018, Quarter-final, badminton live score and updates: Lin Dan, PV Sindhu enter semis
Catch the live score and updates from the quarter-finals of the All England Open 2018. PV Sindhu, HS Prannoy are the Indians in action on Friday
All England Open 2018: HS Prannoy breaks Chou Tien Chen hoodoo; Saina Nehwal falls once again to Tai Tzu Ying
HS Prannoy turned the All England Badminton Championships’ formbook upside-down by notching his first victory in four meetings over the eighth-seeded Chou Tien Chen.
Sindhu, who had achieved a career-high global ranking of number 2, had last week said that her dream was to reach the top spot.
Highlights Singapore Open, badminton scores and updates: Sai Praneeth beats Kidambi Srikanth; Tai Tzu wins
Catch all the live scores and updates of the Singapore Open finals as Kidambi Srikanth locks horns with fellow Indian Sai Praneeth in the men's singles final. Carolina Marin will take on Tai Tzu Ying in the women's singles final.
B Sai Praneeth was once touted as the next biggest name in Indian badminton but injuries derailed his career. He has rediscovered his form after months of hard work and now finds himself in the final of a Super Series event.
Shuttler Sourabh Verma says it was his perfect execution of plans which helped him clinch his second national title but also needs to work harder at All England Championship
Top shuttlers, including P V Sindhu and Saina Nehwal, will once again give it a miss but there will no dearth of high-voltage action at the 81st Senior National Badminton Championships which gets underway at the Patliputra Sports Complex
Saina needed an hour to quell the fierce opposition from Zhang, a former Singapore player of Chinese origin, here Thursday night.