Articles about Pullela Gopichand

Gopichand won't travel with India's Olympic-bound badminton team to Tokyo

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.

Gopichand announces national badminton scholarship program in Bengaluru

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.

Second-best foreign coaches will not make us the best: Gopichand

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.

Parineeti-starrer Saina Nehwal biopic might get a digital release

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.

'I retire', PV Sindhu's cryptic post creates a buzz

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.

PV Sindhu quashes reports of 'rift' after leaving national camp

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.

Coronavirus outbreak: Indian badminton goes online amid lockdown

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.

Tendulkar and Anand dropped from AICS advisory panel: Details here

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).

In-form Lakshya Sen seals Scottish Open title: Details here

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.

Here are some interesting facts about PV Sindhu

18 Oct 2019

Here are some interesting facts about PV Sindhu

PV Sindhu is one of the top shuttlers, across the globe.

PV Sindhu's coach Kim Ji Hyun quits: Details here

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.

Happy Teachers Day: Ranking the best coaches in sports history

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.

IAS officer Kannan Gopinathan resigns in protest over J&K crisis

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.

All England Championships: PV Sindhu goes out despite spirited display

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.

Badminton: Foreign coaches to help out Gopichand- Details here

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.

Just married: Saina Nehwal ties knot with Parupalli Kashyap

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.

'Zila Ghaziabad' director announces biopic on Bhaichung Bhutia

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.

#MeetTheMedalist: All you need to know about PV Sindhu

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.

Saina Nehwal backs Shraddha Kapoor for her biopic

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.

BWF rankings: Srikanth announced as the new world number 1

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.

Sameer Verma lifts Swiss Open title

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.

Biopic to be made on badminton coach, Pullela Gopichand

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.

Revisiting Pullela Gopichand's contributions to Indian badminton on his birthday

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.

Virat Kohli turns 29- The unknown side of Indian skipper

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.

Kidambi Srikanth- India's top-ranked male shuttler

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.

Why did Kohli refuse to extend his association with Pepsi?

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.

Sindhu pays tribute to Gopichand by co-producing a new film

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.

Saina and Gopichand bury hatchet, shuttler back at Hyderabad academy

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.

Sania, Sindhu, Srikanth believe India can dominate the sport

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.

India's Olympic Task Force makes strong recommendations

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.

Will not consider Gurmeet Rahim's name for Dronacharya Award: Goel

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.

Dronacharya award nomination for Gurmeet Ram Rahim

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.

I don't mind the Sindhu-Saina rivalry, says Pullela Gopichand

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.

PV Sindhu becomes the badminton World No 2 player

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.

Lee Chong Wei wins All England Open badminton tournament

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.

Saina loses QF ending India's campaign at All England

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.

Saina, and Sindhu reach All England Open quarterfinals

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.

Sindhu, Saina to spearhead Indian campaign at All England open

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.

Sakshi Malik unhappy with govt

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.

PV Sindhu an IAS? Takes up govt job

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.