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Saina Nehwal Says Personal Coach Must For International Success

Jan 12, 2022 Koushik Paul

Saina Nehwal had Pullela Gopichand and Vimal Kumar as personal coaches at different times. She now trains with her husband Parupalli Kashyap.

Kidambi Srikanth Needs To Curb Down Errors For Consistency In 2022, Says Pullela Gopichand

Dec 21, 2021 PTI

Kidambi Srikanth became the first Indian male shuttler to win a silver medal at the BWF World Championships on Sunday when he lost against Loh Kean Yew in the final. Another Indian Lakshya Sen claimed bronze.

PV Sindhu Says Quitting Gopichand Academy Was 'Best Decision' She Took Ahead Of Tokyo Olympics

PV Sindhu moved to Gachibowli Stadium from her long-time mentor's academy. Media speculated a rift between her and national chief coach Gopichand

Tokyo Olympics: PV Sindhu Among Favourites To Win Gold Medal, Says Pullela Gopichand

Jul 21, 2021 PTI

India will compete in women's singles, men's singles and men's doubles events. India have won two Olympic medals in badminton so far

Tokyo Olympics: Pullela Gopichand Won't Travel To Games, Gives Space To Agus Dwi Santosa

Gopichand pulled out to create space for Indonesian Santosa, who trains B Sai Praneeth, after IOA cleared only 5-member support staff

03 July, 2021

India At Tokyo Olympics: Pullela Gopichand Hoping Rich Haul Of Medals From 'Very Different' Games


Pullela Gopichand said he can see many 'great starting points' in the sporting eco-system in India and a big haul of medals in the Tokyo Olympics

08 June, 2021

Badminton Association Wants Four Coaches, Including Pullela Gopichand, At Tokyo Olympics


Apart from Gopichand the three foreign coaches are Agus Dwi Santoso (Indonesia), Park Tae Sang (Korea) and Mathias Boe (Denmark)

07 June, 2021

In PV Sindhu's Footsteps: Chirag Shetty, Satwiksairaj Rankireddy Leave Pullela Gopichand Academy

Outlook Web Bureau

Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy have already started training at Gachibowli Stadium, which is similar to Tokyo's badminton venue

27 May, 2021

PV Sindhu Says Why She Doesn't Miss Ex-coach Pullela Gopichand Anymore

Soumitra Bose

Gopichand was Sindhu's coach when she won the 2016 Rio Olympics. Sindhu now trains with South Korean coach Park Tae Sang

27 May, 2021

Second-best Foreign Coaches Will Make Us Second Best: Pullela Gopichand


Speaking at the virtual inauguration of the High-Performance Coach Education Programme, Pullela Gopichand highlighted the role of a coaches in Indian sports

20 October, 2020

PV Sindhu, Upset With Training, Flies To UK; Shuttler's Dad Denies Rift In Family


PV SIndhu's father alleged that her world champion daughter was not getting enough attention in Pullela Gopichand's badminton academy in Hyderabad

21 June, 2020

Arjuna Award: Ignored And Warned By BAI, HS Prannoy Gets Recommendation From Pullela Gopichand


On June 2, BAI had recommended Satwiksairaj Rankireddy, Chirag Shetty and Sameer Verma for Arjuna award, leaving out Prannoy which prompted the shuttler to express his displeasure

27 May, 2020

BWF Defends Revamped 2020 Calendar, Likely To Consider Pullela Gopichand's Suggestion


The BWF last week announced new dates of the tournaments on their roster after the initial calendar was shredded due to coronavirus pandemic

11 May, 2020

Do Something Radical To Restart Badminton - Pullela Gopichand Tells BWF


The coronavirus outbreak, which has caused close to 3 lakh deaths worldwide, forced the Badminton World Federation (BWF) to suspend all events, including the Olympic qualifiers, till end of July

07 May, 2020

Coronavirus Pandemic: Pullela Gopichand Stresses On Physical Literacy To Tide Over Tough Times


Pullela Gopichand highlights physical literacy to tide tough times of COVID-19 during an ELMS Sports Foundation webinar

24 April, 2020

Winning At All Costs Is Not Necessary: Pullela Gopichand


Reflecting on his own life as a player and then as a coach, Pullela Gopichand said that for him success no longer is about winning, but to reach one's full potential

21 April, 2020

Namaste India, Stay Home, Be Safe From Coronavirus: Top Stars Make Unique Appeal - Watch Outlook Initiative

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From Mary Kom to Jeje, Virender Sehwag to Pullela Gopichand, leading sports celebrities urge Indians to resolutely fight the COVID-19

07 April, 2020

Take This Break As A Bitter Pill, Find Ways To Stay Physically, Mentally Fit: Pullela Gopichand


The COVID-19 pandemic, which has killed more than 120 people in India and over 80,000 globally, has brought the whole world into a standstill as countries went into lockdown

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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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