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Final phobia a thing of the past: Sindhu

Final phobia a thing of the past: Sindhu

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Updates from :  the hindu The World champion calls triumph a collective effort, says she will start preparing for Tokyo 2020 P.V. Sindhu, fresh from her World championship triumph, said her ultimate target is the 2020 Tokyo Olympics gold next year. Speaking at the Gopi Academy here on Tuesday, Sindhu said she was relieved to go all the way after losing two consecutive finals. “Yes, many talked about the final phobia, but now that is a thing of the past and I will start preparing for the Olympics in right earnest,” she said. “I have been waiting for this gold for long and it was the result of the collective effort of everyone, including Gopi sir, Kim Ji-Hyun and others at the Academy. This performance is not because of my efforts only,” said Sindhu. Felt no pressure “
Here to produce champions: Kim

Here to produce champions: Kim

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Updates from :  the hindu Solid bonding is helping to get good results, reveals Korean “I am not here to make money, but to produce champions”, says Korean Kim Ji Hyun, former Asian Games gold medallist and now credited for playing a key role in P.V. Sindhu winning the 2019 World championship badminton gold in Basel (Switzerland) last Sunday. “I would have left my job here (with Sports Authority of India at the Gopi Chand Badminton Academy here) if I were not enjoying it. And, also I make it a point that every one of my trainees enjoys their role,” she told The Hindu in an exclusive chat on return her return on Tuesday. “Yes, I believe Sindhu played the perfect and best match of the championship in the final. We were specific that she should attack from the word go against No
Indian tennis: Consistency is key for 18-year-old Mahak Jain after winning three titles in two weeks

Indian tennis: Consistency is key for 18-year-old Mahak Jain after winning three titles in two weeks

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Updates from :  the scroll.in The 18-year-old backed her first ITF trophy with two more titles – singles and doubles – in the next week, with an even more dominant margin. Two-time national champion Mahak Jain won her first International Tennis Federation singles tournament a week ago. A first title is always a cause for celebration but it was her performance in the week that followed that really stood out. The 18-year-old backed her first international senior trophy with two more titles – singles and doubles – in the next week, with even more dominant margins. The Indian beat Burundi’s Sada Nahimana in both the singles finals at the $15K tournament Nairobi, Kenya and won the doubles title with Sathwika Sama at the same event, making it three titles in two weeks. In the fi
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