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It wasn’t my day: Sindhu

Hong Kong: India’s top-ranked women’s shuttler P.V. Sindhu was pleased with her performance at the Hong Kong Open despite losing in the final and insisted it was just not her day. Sindhu lost to Tai Tzu Ying of Chinese Taipei 15-21, 17-21 in the final here on Sunday. “It was a good game overall. It

Sindhu, Malik likely to be new faces of Swachh Bharat Mission

New Delhi: Rio Olympics medalists P V Sindhu and Sakshi Malik, besides olympian Dipa Karmakar are likely to be the new faces of Swachh Bharat Mission for creating awareness about Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s initiative. “We are very keen to involve both Olympic medal winners Sakshi Malik and P V Sindhu along with gymnast Dipa

Sindhu, Sakshi, Dipa, Jitu get Khel Ratnas

New Delhi: Shuttler P.V. Sindhu, wrestler Sakshi Malik, gymnast Dipa Karmakar, and shooter Jitu Rai were on Monday conferred the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna — the country’s highest sporting honour — at Rashtrapati Bhawan here. President Pranab Mukherjee presented the awards amid thunderous applause at the Darbar Hall of the Rashtrapati Bhavan on the

Sindhu offers prayers at Mahankali temple in Hyderabad

Hyderabad:  Rio Olympics silver medalist P. V. Sindhu on Saturday offered thanksgiving prayers at Mahankali temple in the old city of Hyderabad. Clad in ‘half saree’ and carrying ‘bonam’ (offering) on her head, the star shuttler visited Mahankali temple at Lal Darwaza in the old city and offered prayers. Sindhu told reporters that she worships

Chandrababu Naidu plays badminton with Sindhu

Vijayawada: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Tuesday picked up a badminton racquet to play with Olympic silver medallist P. V. Sindhu. Naidu played for a few moments with the star shuttler on the dais of a function organised by the state government to felicitate her. Hundreds of people including students cheered the

Sindhu reaches Vijayawada to a rousing reception

Vijayawada:  Olympic silver medalist P.V. Sindhu on Tuesday reached Vijayawada to a grand welcome by the people. Large number of students and fans were lined up on either side of the road to welcome Sindhu as she emerged from Gannavaram Airport. Standing in a specially decorated open-top bus along with her coach Pullela Gopichand, parents

Sindhu leaves for Vijayawada, to be felicitated by Andhra

Hyderabad/Vijayawada: Olympic silver medalist P.V. Sindhu on Tuesday left for Vijayawada where the Andhra Pradesh government will felicitate her at a civic reception. Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu will present her a Rs 3 crore cheque. Naidu had announced a thousand square feet of residential plot in Amaravati for Sindhu. A special aircraft carrying the

Sindhu gets rousing welcome, Telangana govt felicitates her

Hyderabad: Amidst scenes of jubilation anda sense of pride, Olympics silver medallist P V Sindhu was today accorded a rousing welcome on her arrival to home town and felicitated by Telangana government for her stupendous performance at Rio Games. The 21-year-old, who landed with her coach Pullela Gopichand, was received at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport

Tendulkar to present BMW car to Sindhu

Hyderabad : Batting great Sachin Tendulkarwill be presenting a BMW car to star shuttler PV Sindhu for bringing laurels to the country by winning a silver medal at the Rio Olympics. The BMW car is being sponsored by Tendulkar’s close friend and president of Hyderabad Badminton Association of India V Chamundeswaranath. “Sindhu will be gifted

AIFF announces reward of Rs 5 lakh each for Sindhu, Sakshi

New Delhi:  All India Football FederationPresident Praful Patel has congratulated ace shuttler PV Sindhu and wrestler Sakshi Malik for winning medals at the Rio Olympics and announced a cash award of Rs 5 lakh for them. “AIFFMedia expresses it’s support & solidarity with the sporting fraternity for doing India proud. We award Rs. 5 lakh

Film stars congratulate Sindhu on winning Silver at Olympics

Mumbai:  Calling her the pride of the nation,Amitabh Bachchan, Rajinikanth, Salman Khan and AR Rahman, among other celebrities have congratulated Indian woman shuttler PV Sindhu on winning a silver medal at the Rio Olympics. Bachchan in his message for Sindhu said she played her heart out and made her country proud. “#PVSindhu you played your

Sindhu might have lost , but Won many Hearts

Rio de Janeiro: P V Sindhu’s gallant attempt to win a coveted gold medal for India ended in heart-break when she went down fighting against Spain’s Carolina Marin and settled for silver in the women’s singles badminton competition of the Rio Olympics here on Friday. The 21-year-old Indian crumbled under the relentless pressure created by

Breaking-PV Sindhu clinched silver in Rio 2016

In a nail biting match of badminton in Rio 2016, our finalist P.V Sindhu lost to Spain’s Carolina Marin. She won the first set by 21-19, lost the second set by 12-21 and lost the Gold by 15-21. “I’m really proud about it. I’m really happy. I could not win the gold. But I really

Sindhu gold attempt set to divert attention from dope shame

Rio de Janeiro: P V Sindhu will strive hervery best to become the first-ever woman Olympic champion from India across all sporting disciplines when she takes on world no 1. Carolina Marin in the gold medal contest in women’s singles badminton here today. The country’s sports fans would also be fervently hoping that the Hyderabad

Pv Sindhu assures Medal, eyes Gold

Pusarla Venkata (Pv)  Sindhu  an Indian badminton player, who  became the first ever Indian women’s singles player to win a medal at the World Championships, is all set to bag another Medal in the ongoing Rio Olympics. Sindhu’s father Ramana is himself an Arjuna Awardee. Ramana represented India in Volleyball. On 18 August 2016, she became the

Shuttler Sindhu enters Olympic semis

Rio de Janeiro: Indian shuttler P.V. Sindhu caused a huge upset, stunning World No.2 Wang Yihan of China in straight games to enter the semi-finals of the women’s singles category at the ongoing Rio Olympics. Faced with a much higher rated opponent, the 21-year-old from Hyderabad scripted a 22-20, 21-19 victory over the former World

Rio 2016 Olympics, Badminton: PV Sindhu wins first group game

India badminton stars will be in action in the women’s singles event after the women’s doubles as PV Sindhu takes on Laura Sarosi of Hungary in her first pool game at the Rio 2016 Olympics. Sindhu will be playing her first Olympics and will like to begin with a win at the Games. She is seeded 12th at the Olympics