I found it odd to talk about myself: Indian national badminton team coach Pullela Gopichand

Titled Shuttler’s Flick: Making Every Match Count, Gopichand’s autobiography is co-written by writer, motivational speaker and firewalk instructor Priya Kumar.

published on : 15th November 2021

Gopi sir congratulated me for winning Bronze, Saina 'no': Sindhu

Sindhu, the reigning world champion, on Sunday became only the second Indian and first woman from the country to claim two Olympics medals, after she won a bronze in Tokyo.

published on : 2nd August 2021

Indian badminton needed it more

If there was one person who had the ability to save the fortunes of the sport from plummeting, it was of course Sindhu.  No wonder the nation considers her an all-time great.

published on : 2nd August 2021

PV Sindhu will be among favourites to win gold medal at Tokyo: Pullela Gopichand

Gopichand hoped India's medal tally would reach two digits given the preparation and support that have gone into the lead up to the Tokyo games.

published on : 21st July 2021

Wearable Technology: A training ring for the mind

Oxford alumni and biomedical technology entrepreneur Bhairav Shankar, along with badminton coach Pullela Gopichand, devised a ring that helps one know how well they are meditating.

published on : 15th July 2021

Pullela Gopichand won't travel with Indian team to Olympics, gives available space to Indonesian Santosa

Gopichand opted out after the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) cleared only five-members support staff, that includes three coaches and two physios.

published on : 7th July 2021

Pullela Gopichand hoping rich haul of medals from 'very different' Tokyo Olympics

Pullela Gopichand said the country as a whole is moving in the right direction, though there are many many things to be sorted out.

published on : 3rd July 2021

Pullela Gopichand announces national badminton scholarship program

Students will be selected for the scholarship, which will cover the academic and sport fees, on the basis of their rankings and achievements, followed by trials.

published on : 17th June 2021

BAI writes to IOA to allow 4 coaches including Gopichand for Olympic-bound shuttlers 

According to the norms, the number of officials travelling to Olympics cannot be more than one-third of the athlete. However, the sports ministry can allow additional officials at no cost to the govt.

published on : 8th June 2021

Second-best foreign coaches will only produce second-best players: P Gopichand 

The Dronacharya Awardee feels there is a need for programs that turn former players into coaches.

published on : 27th May 2021

Badminton team gold in Commonwealth Games was most satisfying: Pullela Gopichand

The buzz was missing. The kind one expects when champions arrive back to their city after a historic outing.

published on : 17th April 2018

Common goal for star shuttler duo PV Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth

Srikanth & Sindhu admit lack of practice time post All England but prepared for tough fight ahead of CWG

published on : 27th March 2018