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Jwala Gutta on Thomas Cup triumph: 'Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty just happened. We have no system for doubles'
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Jwala Gutta on Thomas Cup triumph: 'Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty just happened. We have no system for doubles'

Former doubles specialist Jwala Gutta has urged Indian badminton to take the event forward in the aftermath of the Thomas Cup triumph.

PV Sindhu turns 26: Kiren Rijiju, Jwala Gutta and others join in wishing ace shuttler on her birthday
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PV Sindhu turns 26: Kiren Rijiju, Jwala Gutta and others join in wishing ace shuttler on her birthday

On PV Sindhu's birthday, sports icons, ministers, and personalities across the country have wished the star on social media.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: There is definitely going to be more pressure on PV Sindhu than last time, says Jwala Gutta
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: There is definitely going to be more pressure on PV Sindhu than last time, says Jwala Gutta

Jwala also said the fact that players have not been able to play a lot of tournaments this time due to COVID-19 is also a concern.

Indian Badminton at Olympics: PV Sindhu’s 2016 silver, Saina Nehwal’s 2012 bronze constitute total medal haul
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Indian Badminton at Olympics: PV Sindhu’s 2016 silver, Saina Nehwal’s 2012 bronze constitute total medal haul

Sports like athletics have featured in the Olympics since they were launched in 1896, but badminton was included in the Games only 29 years ago in Barcelona, and hence boasts a far smaller community of Olympians, particularly in India.

Vishnu Vishal marries Jwala Gutta in Hyderabad; see pictures from the private ceremony
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Vishnu Vishal marries Jwala Gutta in Hyderabad; see pictures from the private ceremony

Actor Vishnu Vishal and badminton player Jwala Gutta had announced their engagement in September 2020

Actor-producer Vishnu Vishal, Jwala Gutta announce wedding; ceremony to be held on 22 April
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Actor-producer Vishnu Vishal, Jwala Gutta announce wedding; ceremony to be held on 22 April

“With the blessing of our families, it gives us immense joy in sharing the news of our marriage, in a private affair in presence of near and dear," read Jwala Gutta and Vishnu Vishal's invitation card read

Firstpost Masterclass: Legendary shuttler Jwala Gutta breaks down the technical and mental aspects of doubles badminton
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Firstpost Masterclass: Legendary shuttler Jwala Gutta breaks down the technical and mental aspects of doubles badminton

Doubles is the fast and furious version of badminton where one's success also depends on one's partner. Seasoned exponent Jwala Gutta explains the technicalities of doubles badminton, and the challenges and mental aspects of her sport.

Jwala Gutta believes Indian badminton needs 'complete revamp' in doubles, calls for more home-bred coaches
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Jwala Gutta believes Indian badminton needs 'complete revamp' in doubles, calls for more home-bred coaches

India still has a lot of catching up to do as far as the doubles format is concerned, believes format specialist Jwala Gutta.

Watch: Kubbra Sait reacts sarcastically to Kabir Singh director Sandeep Reddy Vanga's defense of his film
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Watch: Kubbra Sait reacts sarcastically to Kabir Singh director Sandeep Reddy Vanga's defense of his film

Kubbra Sait shared two videos on Twitter as a sardonic reply to Kabir Singh director Sandeep Vanga's statement that slapping each other is merely an expression of love.

Telangana polls: 2.2 million voters could not cast their ballots; citizens heap criticism on govt via social media
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Telangana polls: 2.2 million voters could not cast their ballots; citizens heap criticism on govt via social media

On 7 December, reports poured in from Telangana of voters who arrived at their respective polling stations to ultimately not find their names on the voters' list.

Ashwini Ponnappa speaks in support of #MeToo movement, says it's important to stand by women
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Ashwini Ponnappa speaks in support of #MeToo movement, says it's important to stand by women

Ace Indian shuttler Ashwini Ponnappa on Monday backed the country's #MeToo movement, saying it's important to stand by the women sharing their experiences.

PV Sindhu comes out in support of #MeToo movement, lauds people who have spoken out against sexual abusers
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PV Sindhu comes out in support of #MeToo movement, lauds people who have spoken out against sexual abusers

Badminton star PV Sindhu lauded people from different spheres coming forward in exposing personalities who sought sexual favours from their colleagues.

Former national badminton champion Jwala Gutta alleges mental harassment, speaks out against selection bias by ‘chief’
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Former national badminton champion Jwala Gutta alleges mental harassment, speaks out against selection bias by ‘chief’

Indian badminton player Jwala Gutta on Tuesday raked up past complaints of "mental harassment" and selection biases, saying that what she went through fell under the ambit of the ongoing Me Too movement.

Premier Badminton League: After Satwiksairaj Rankireddy hits jackpot, Ashwini Ponnappa foresees parity for doubles players
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Premier Badminton League: After Satwiksairaj Rankireddy hits jackpot, Ashwini Ponnappa foresees parity for doubles players

Ponappa, who won a gold and a bronze medal at the mixed team and women’s doubles events respectively at this year’s Commonwealth Games, sees the windfall for doubles players as a step towards larger parity.

CWG 2018 medallist Ashwini Ponnappa had serious self-doubts about playing badminton post-2016 Rio Olympics
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CWG 2018 medallist Ashwini Ponnappa had serious self-doubts about playing badminton post-2016 Rio Olympics

Ashwini Ponnappa said: "It is nice to get all the acknowledgement now but it has not been easy. After 2016 Rio Games, I started doubting myself. There was no power in my smashes, I couldn't hit as harder I did earlier, it was just not working."

Indian boxer MC Mary Kom, shuttler Saina Nehwal condemn increasing rape cases in the country
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Indian boxer MC Mary Kom, shuttler Saina Nehwal condemn increasing rape cases in the country

MC Mary Kom said the alarming increase in the number of rapes in the country has left her feeling "hurt and helpless" while Saina Nehwal condemned the "ghastly crimes".

Commonwealth Games 2018: Ashwini Ponnappa leads by example to shepherd Satwiksairaj Rankireddy, Sikki Reddy
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Commonwealth Games 2018: Ashwini Ponnappa leads by example to shepherd Satwiksairaj Rankireddy, Sikki Reddy

The way Ashwini Ponnappa refused to be bogged down by the occasion and the opponent's higher rank during the mixed team event at the Commonwealth Games 2018 indicated that she had now taken the role of a mentor on the court.

Commonwealth Games 2018: Ashwini Ponnappa looks to add third medal, this time with new partner Sikki Reddy
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Commonwealth Games 2018: Ashwini Ponnappa looks to add third medal, this time with new partner Sikki Reddy

Sikki, a southpaw similar to Jwala, is making her debut at the Commonwealth Games alongside the experienced Ashwini who has got two medals in her kitty.

Ashwini Ponnappa on step-motherly treatment to Indian doubles players, packed BWF schedule and more
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Ashwini Ponnappa on step-motherly treatment to Indian doubles players, packed BWF schedule and more

Having been a torchbearer for doubles in India for almost a decade now, Ashwini Ponnappa has been in the forefront of the changing landscape of Indian badminton

Ashwini Ponnappa says singles' players hogging all the limelight demotivates youngsters to take up doubles
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Ashwini Ponnappa says singles' players hogging all the limelight demotivates youngsters to take up doubles

"Jwala Gutta and Valiyaveetil Diju have done very well, they were the first pair to reach a super series finals, but no one talked about that," said Ponnappa.