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India’s daughter looks to conquer All England

The last week has seen a furious debate in the country over the ban on `India’s daughter’, produced by BBC. Today the world will watch as another one of India’s daughters lets her racquet do the talking in Britain. Continue reading

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Padma Bhushan for Guru Gopichand

By T S Sudhir “More than the news of the Padma Bhushan being conferred on him, Gopi is more delighted that Saina and Sindhu have entered the finals of the Syed Modi India Grand Prix Gold Badminton tournament,” said Subbaravamma, … Continue reading

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Saina says Namaste London

By Uma Sudhir   India’s badminton ace Saina Nehwal is raring to go at next week’s World Chamoionships in London. The event also holds larger significance because of the fact that the venue will also host the Olympics’ event in … Continue reading

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Breathless, Kashyap takes your breath away

By T S Sudhir Arvind Bhatt won the National badminton championship at Rohtak in Haryana this January. He defeated P Kashyap 21-13, 21-17  in the finals. That’s what the records book will tell you. But there was another champion, though … Continue reading

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When will India discover a new sporting religion?

By T S Sudhir When Saina Nehwal crashed to a shock defeat in the first round of the Indian Series Open in Delhi on April 27, a championship everyone had expected her to win, her father Dr Harvir Singh Nehwal … Continue reading

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Fire on court

By T S Sudhir For the last few years, Saina Nehwal and Indian badminton have been synonymous with each other. The ferocity of the success of the Haryanvi-Hyderabadi hurricane has eclipsed all other elements who too form part of the … Continue reading

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We deserve better

By T S Sudhir 2009 was probably the most newsy year for Andhra Pradesh for mostly all the wrong reasons. Here is my top 10 lows of the year, not in any particular order. 10. The late V P Singh … Continue reading

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