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Saina Nehwal is one of the eight Olympic hopefuls who have been allowed by the Sports Authority of India (SAI) to resume training at the SAI Pullela Gopichand Academy
This was after the Sports Authority of India (SAI) decided to resume the national badminton camp for the eight Olympic hopefuls following Telangana government's approval on August 1
The Indian men's team has been placed in Group C alongside 2016 champions Denmark, Germany and Algeria, while the women's side has been clubbed with 14-time winners China, France and Germany in Group D
The world of sports came to a screeching halt in March as the pandemic started to spread across the globe
PV Sindhu had burst onto the scene when as a 16-year-old she had stunned London Olympics gold medallist Li Xuerui in the China Masters.
Pullela Gopichand said when he started coaching in 2004 with 25 trainees, including PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal and K Srikkanth in Hyderabad, nobody thought India would produce such world class players.
The BWF membership approved changes to the constitution ensuring "at least 30 per cent of each gender on Council and among the representatives from each continental region."
Ramesh Tikaram was instrumental in bringing the international para-badminton tournament to India in 2001
China's General Administration of Sport on Friday said the country will not host any of its planned international events this year except the trials for the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing to stop the spread of coronavirus.