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.
The Dronacharya Awardee feels there is a need for programs that turn former players into coaches.
Owing to the raging COVID-19 pandemic, the Badminton World Federation has been forced to cancel the remaining three Olympic qualifiers in India, Malaysia and Singapore.
Singapore Badminton Association and BWF agreed to cancel the Singapore Open 2021 scheduled for June 1-6, 2021.
“Indian nationals won’t be allowed in Malaysia as well as in Singapore, this is already in public knowledge.
Shankar traveled all the way to Africa earlier this year to take part in the Uganda International Badminton tournament and bagged a silver medal in the men's category.
Currently, Prannoy is mulling and calculating the expenses he will have to undertake to participate in the Malaysia Open followed by the Singapore Open which are scheduled in May and June respectively
Sai Praneeth toiled hard and set his eyes on the subsequent competitions such as the Swiss Open and the prestigious All England Open.
Just a few days ago, BAI had officially announced that the tournament will be held behind closed doors without the spectators from May 11-16.
The tournament was supposed to be a return to competition in the country after a long break for players at the senior level.
Krishna and Vishnu had paired for the first time in this event and would be pleased with the results they managed.
Olympic silver medallist Sindhu gave a good account of herself as she covered the court well and dished out a disciplined performance to outwit world number 32 Soniia Cheah.
Three Indian shuttlers and a support staff had tested positive on Tuesday while a few were awaiting confirmation on their inconclusive samples, leaving the players without much practice.
A member of the support staff has also tested positive, leaving the players without much practice.
BWF also informed that Badminton Asia Championships 2021 has been postponed.