Badminton

K. Srikanth,P.V. Sindhu lead 20-member squad for Asian Games at Jakarta

With an objective of putting up a great show in the 2018 Asian Games  Jakarta, the Badminton Association of India (BAI) has today announced a strong 20-member squad. The Men’s team will be led by World No.7 Kidambi Srikanth and World No.13 H.S Prannoy, while the Women’s team will be spearheaded by World No.3 PV Sindhu and World No.10 Saina Nehwal. The …

Odisha joins hands with Gopichand Badminton Foundation to develop World-Class Training Centre

The state government on Friday inked an MoU with the Pullela Gopichand Badminton Foundation, Hyderabad to upgrade the Odisha-SAI Regional Badminton Academy to a world-class training centre. According to the MoU, the foundation will provide technical support for overall development of badminton training in the state. The initiative is also aimed to help in producing world class badminton talents. …

Gopichand training Saina, Sindhu at separate venues.

There can’t be two swords in a sheath, goes the saying. That’s quite the issue confronting National badminton coach Pullela Gopichand as he grapples with the task of training Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu at different venues as they are no longer comfortable training together. Ever since the team came back from CWG after winning a gold , Gopichand has been training them separately. …