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What Sindhu’s parents said after her bronze medal victory

Shuttler PV Sindhu created history on Sunday, becoming the only Indian woman athlete to win two Olympic medals. Sindhu’s mother PV Vijaya said the shuttler was disappointed after losing the semi-final on Saturday, but it was impressive to see how she bounced back in the bronze medal match. Sindhu defeated China’s He Bing Jiao in […]

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Sindhu disposes off Yamaguchi to enter semi-finals

India’s Pusarla V Sindhu took a firm step in her quest for Olympic gold in the women’s singles badminton, easily disposing off the challenge of Japan’s Akane Yamaguchi in the women’s singles badminton quarter-finals, in Tokyo, on Friday. The defending World champion, who won silver at the 2016 Games at Rio de Janeiro, won 21-13, 22-20 […]

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Sindhu whips Blichfeldt to enter Olympics quarter-finals

P V Sindhu stormed into the quarter-finals of the women’s singles badminton at the Olympics with an easy 21-15, 21-13 victory over Denmark’s Mia Blichfeldt in Tokyo on Thursday. She will meet the winner of the match between Japan’s Akane Yamaguchi and Korea’s Kim Gaeun. The defending World champion called the shots early in the […]

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What PM Modi told Tokyo Olympics-bound athletes

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday interacted with Tokyo Olympics-bound athletes in a virtual meet. According to the IOA, India will be sending a 228-strong contingent to the Tokyo Olympics, including 119 athletes. Modi started the session by asking the athletes about their ambitions and challenges ahead of the sporting extravaganza. “During my last Mann Ki […]

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Olympics | Physio to accompany Sindhu

I know the demands of her body, says Evangeline For B. Evangeline, it will be a different Olympics debut. She will be accompanying world champion and Rio Olympics silver medallist P.V. Sindhu as her physio for next month’s Tokyo Games. Evangeline’s services were sought by Sindhu, given the qualified physio’s significant contribution on her winning […]

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Sindhu, Tai Tzu Ying star attractions as Premier Badminton League

The league returns to Chennai after two years At the launch of the season-5 of the Premier Badminton League here, endorsements came thick and fast from many players including World champions Carolina Marin and P. V. Sindhu. All players, including Sai Praneeth, Satwiksairaj Rankireddy, Christinna Pedersen and Lakshya Sen gave a thumbs-up to PBL at […]

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Sindhu is working on technique to win medal at Olympics

‘There will definitely be a lot of expectations from me but pressure and criticism doesn’t affect me’ Neither criticism nor the burden of expectations bother world champion shuttler P V Sindhu, who says she is completely focussed on improving her craft in pursuit of a second Olympic medal at this year’s Tokyo Games. Sindhu claimed […]