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Former Indian players can double up as coaches: PV Sindhu

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World champion shuttler P V Sindhu believes foreign coaches would be difficult to hire in a post COVID-19 world, presenting former India internationals the opportunity to step forward and fill in the void. "If the global pandemic continues, bringing coaches from abroad might become difficult, there are a lot of good players in our country who have played at international...

Sindhu says was desperate to win World C’ships as people started calling her ‘silver Sindhu’

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Star shuttler P V Sindhu says she was desperate to win the World Championships title last year after a string of runner-up finishes as people started calling her "silver Sindhu". Sindhu, who also won a silver medal in the 2016 Rio Olympics, admitted that she felt bad when people said she has a "final phobia". "In the World Championships (last...

BWF names Sindhu as an ambassador for its ‘i am badminton’ campaign

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World Champion P V Sindhu was on Wednesday unveiled as one of the ambassadors for Badminton World Federation (BWF)'s 'i am badminton' awareness campaign. The campaign provides a platform for players to express their love and respect for badminton by advocating and committing to clean and honest play. Sindhu, an Olympic silver medallist, said playing clean and honest is very...

P V Sindhu could stay the Badminton World Champion for 3 years

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PV Sindhu could well be the world champion for three years.  Sindhu became the first Indian to win a world title in 2019 and was expected to defend the title in 2021 - since Tokyo Games were originally scheduled for 2020. But with the Olympic Games now rescheduled to July 2021, there is little chance of conducting the badminton Worlds...

Coronavirus: PV Sindhu donates Rs 10 lakhs in fight against Covid-19

PV Sindhu, on Thursday, joined famous sports personalities from around the world to help fight the spread of the coronavirus.

When Sindhu took the risk of playing in All England despite corona threat

"When the travel advisory came on March 11 night, the next morning Gopi (national coach Pullela Gopichand) had told us that 'this has come so let's not play this match and go back, what do you say?'" Sindhu's father PV Ramana has said.

All England Badminton Championships: India’s campaign ends with Sindhu’s exit in quarters

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India's challenge at the All England Badminton Championship ended on Friday as ace badminton player P V Sindhu conceded a defeat against Japan's Nozomi Okuhara 21-12, 15-21, 13-21 at the quarterfinals in Birmingham. The Indian World no. 6 showed good composure in her gameplay and took an early lead of 3-0. Some vigorous backhand shots took the lead to 7-2...

Badminton: Sindhu enters last-eight at All England Championship to keep India’s hope alive

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Sindhu won 21-19 21-15 in a round of 16 match against Sung Ji Hyun of Korea while Lakshya Sen was knocked out of tournament after losing in straight games to Victor Axelsen in the men's singles.

All England Badminton Championship: Sindhu wins her opening match as Saina, Srikanth make early exits

India had a mixed opening day at the All England Badminton Championship. While Rio Olympic silver medallist PV Sindhu won her opening match but London Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal made an early exit. Former World No. 1 Kidambi Srikanth too lost his first match.

All England Championships: P V Sindhu beats Beiwen Zhang to reach Round 2

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Indian ace shuttler P V Sindhu beats USA's Beiwen Zhang 21-14, 21-17 in the opening round of the All England Badminton Championships on Wednesday at the Arena Birmingham. World no. 6 Sindhu took consecutive two points following a rally to male it 4-3 in the opening game. There onwards, she kept on playing across the court to make it 5-3....