Articles about Pullela Gopichand
07 Jul 2021
Gopichand won't travel with India's Olympic-bound badminton team to Tokyo
Chief National Badminton Coach Pullela Gopichand, who guided India to two Olympic medals, has opted out of India's Olympic-bound badminton contingent to create space for Indonesian Agus Dwi Santosa, who trains singles shuttler B Sai Praneeth.
17 Jun 2021
Gopichand announces national badminton scholarship program in Bengaluru
Indian badminton head coach Pullela Gopichand on Thursday announced a national scholarship program at The Sports School in Bengaluru.
27 May 2021
Second-best foreign coaches will not make us the best: Gopichand
Pullela Gopichand says a good mix of foreign and Indian coaches is important for the development of the system but strongly believes that "second best" overseas recruits will only produce the second-best players.
27 Jan 2021
Parineeti-starrer Saina Nehwal biopic might get a digital release
Bollywood actor Parineeti Chopra-starrer Saina, which is a biopic on badminton player Saina Nehwal, is reportedly set to have a digital release.
02 Nov 2020
'I retire', PV Sindhu's cryptic post creates a buzz
Indian badminton star PV Sindhu, on Monday, gave a mini-jolt to her fans after sharing a cryptic message on social media.
20 Oct 2020
PV Sindhu quashes reports of 'rift' after leaving national camp
Indian badminton star PV Sindhu recently left the national camp for Olympic-bound players, and came to London.
04 Apr 2020
Coronavirus outbreak: Indian badminton goes online amid lockdown
National Badminton coach Pullela Gopichand gave tips to Indian shuttlers in an online program in the wake of coronavirus pandemic.
21 Jan 2020
Tendulkar and Anand dropped from AICS advisory panel: Details here
Indian sports legends, Sachin Tendulkar from cricket and Viswanathan Anand from chess, have been dropped from the advisory panel of the All India Council of Sports (AICS).
25 Nov 2019
In-form Lakshya Sen seals Scottish Open title: Details here
India's rising men's singles badminton player Lakshya Sen claimed his fourth title in three months.
18 Oct 2019
Here are some interesting facts about PV Sindhu
PV Sindhu is one of the top shuttlers, across the globe.
24 Sep 2019
PV Sindhu's coach Kim Ji Hyun quits: Details here
In what comes as a setback for Indian badminton star PV Sindhu, her long-time coach Kim Ji Hyun of South Korea has resigned, citing personal reasons.
02 Sep 2019
Happy Teachers Day: Ranking the best coaches in sports history
Coaches are considered to be the best teachers in the world and even vice versa.
25 Aug 2019
IAS officer Kannan Gopinathan resigns in protest over J&K crisis
Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer Kannan Gopinathan had made headlines last year due to his efforts in the relief operations in flood-hit Kerala.
06 Mar 2019
All England Championships: PV Sindhu goes out despite spirited display
India's badminton ace PV Sindhu bowed out of the All England Championships after putting up a spirited display against Sung Ji Hyun at Arena Birmingham on Wednesday.
09 Feb 2019
Badminton: Foreign coaches to help out Gopichand- Details here
This year is going to be massive for Indian badminton, as the focus has already shifted to the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo and its preparations are on full swing.
14 Dec 2018
Just married: Saina Nehwal ties knot with Parupalli Kashyap
Ace badminton player Saina Nehwal got married to Parupalli Kashyap on Friday in an intimate ceremony in Hyderabad.
14 Nov 2018
'Zila Ghaziabad' director announces biopic on Bhaichung Bhutia
Director Anand Kumar, best known for Sanjay Dutt-Vivek Oberoi starrer 'Zila Ghaziabad', is working on ex-football captain of India, Bhaichung Bhutia's biopic.
28 Aug 2018
#MeetTheMedalist: All you need to know about PV Sindhu
2016 Rio Olympics silver medalist, PV Sindhu, had to settle for second place at 2018 Asian Games.
06 May 2018
Saina Nehwal backs Shraddha Kapoor for her biopic
Shraddha Kapoor has been prepping up for her role in the biopic of Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal for a while now.
12 Apr 2018
BWF rankings: Srikanth announced as the new world number 1
India's badminton sensation Kidambi Srikanth became the new world number 1 on Thursday.
26 Feb 2018
Sameer Verma lifts Swiss Open title
Young Indian shuttler, Sameer Verma put in one of the best performances of his career to outclass former world number two, Jan O Jorgensen to clinch the men's singles title at the Swiss Open Super 300 tournament on Sunday.
16 Nov 2017
Biopic to be made on badminton coach, Pullela Gopichand
Fox Star Studios, the makers of Mahendra Singh Dhoni's biopic, are all set to make another movie. This time, it would be on badminton coach, Pullela Gopichand's legendary life.
16 Nov 2017
Revisiting Pullela Gopichand's contributions to Indian badminton on his birthday
As the Indian badminton super coach Pullela Gopichand turns 44 today, a bilingual biopic about his life journey has been announced and will be presented by Fox Star Studios in collaboration with Abundantia Entertainment.
05 Nov 2017
Virat Kohli turns 29- The unknown side of Indian skipper
At his current pace and form, Virat Kohli is on an unstoppable road to breaking almost all the batting records in cricket history.
30 Oct 2017
Kidambi Srikanth- India's top-ranked male shuttler
Ace Indian badminton player Kidambi Srikanth won the 2017 French Open Super Series title and became the first Indian shuttler to lift the trophy since 2001.
15 Sep 2017
Why did Kohli refuse to extend his association with Pepsi?
Virat Kohli turned down a multi-crore offer to endorse carbonated soft drink Pepsi as he does not consume aerated drinks and doesn't believe in preaching what he doesn't practice.
05 Sep 2017
Sindhu pays tribute to Gopichand by co-producing a new film
It is under Pullela Gopichand's guidance and dedication that PV Sindhu has become one of the best badminton players India has ever produced.
04 Sep 2017
Saina and Gopichand bury hatchet, shuttler back at Hyderabad academy
Three years back, star shuttler Saina Nehwal and national coach Pullela Gopichand had parted ways.
02 Sep 2017
Sania, Sindhu, Srikanth believe India can dominate the sport
The improved badminton facilities have certainly helped the Indian shuttlers to make a mark on the global stage.
19 Aug 2017
India's Olympic Task Force makes strong recommendations
The Olympic Task Force, a body formed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in 2016, submitted its final report which includes some strong recommendations to uplift India's performance in the upcoming Olympic events.
01 Jun 2017
Will not consider Gurmeet Rahim's name for Dronacharya Award: Goel
Sports Minister Vijay Goel said, in no unclear terms, that the ministry will not give any consideration to Yoga Federation of India's recommendation to give Dronacharya Award to Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh.
30 May 2017
Dronacharya award nomination for Gurmeet Ram Rahim
Chief of Haryana based non-profit organization Dera Sacha Sauda, Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, has been recommended for this year's Dronacharya Award by the Yoga Federation of India.
11 May 2017
I don't mind the Sindhu-Saina rivalry, says Pullela Gopichand
India's national badminton coach Pullela Gopichand said that he doesn't mind the on-court rivalry between his current protege PV Sindhu and the former mentee Saina Nehwal.
06 Apr 2017
PV Sindhu becomes the badminton World No 2 player
India's ace shuttler PV Sindhu reached the badminton World No 2 ranking, after her recent performances.
13 Mar 2017
Lee Chong Wei wins All England Open badminton tournament
World number one Malaysia's Lee Chong Wei defeated China's Shi Yuqi 21-12, 21-10 to win the All England Open Badminton tournament in Birmingham.
11 Mar 2017
Saina loses QF ending India's campaign at All England
Saina Nehwal, the last remaining Indian contender at the All England Open, lost the quarter finals to Korea's Sung Ji Hyun, in straight games 20-22, 20-22.
09 Mar 2017
Saina, and Sindhu reach All England Open quarterfinals
PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal eased into the quarter-finals of All England Open Championships.
06 Mar 2017
Sindhu, Saina to spearhead Indian campaign at All England open
All England Open is all set to kick off and Indian campaign will be lead by ace shuttlers Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu.
05 Mar 2017
Sakshi Malik unhappy with govt
Olympics bronze medallist wrestler Sakshi Malik has expressed disappointment toward the government of Haryana, saying the incentives promised to her by the Haryana government have yet to be received.
25 Feb 2017
PV Sindhu an IAS? Takes up govt job
21-year old ace badminton player PV Sindhu has accepted a Group-I officer's job offered to her by the Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu after her 2016 Rio Olympics triumph.