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Nozomi Okuhara bags women's singles titles at All England Open

World number four Okuhara beat Thailand's Pornpawee Chochuwong 21-12 21-16 in the women's final and the 26-year-old said she was a better player now compared to when she last won the event in 2016.
Birmingham : Japan's Nozomi Okuhara celebrates after winning the women's singles semifinal match against Thailand's Ratchanok Intanon on day four of the All England Open Badminton Championships at the Utilita Arena in Birmingham, England.(AP)
Birmingham : Japan's Nozomi Okuhara celebrates after winning the women's singles semifinal match against Thailand's Ratchanok Intanon on day four of the All England Open Badminton Championships at the Utilita Arena in Birmingham, England.(AP)
Updated on Mar 22, 2021 11:22 AM IST
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All England Championships: PV Sindhu knocked out after losing to Nozomi Okuhara in quarterfinal

PV Sindhu won the first game 21-12 but went on to lose the next two rounds against World No. 4 Nozomi Okuhara.
File image of PV Sindhu.(Getty Images)
File image of PV Sindhu.(Getty Images)
Updated on Mar 13, 2020 10:01 PM IST
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Birmingham | By Press Trust of India

All England Championship: PV Sindhu in quarterfinals, Lakshya Sen bows out

Sindhu next meets the winner of the round of 16 match between fourth-seeded Nozomi Okuhara of Japan and Line Hojmark Kjaersfeldt of Denmark.
File image of PV Sindhu.(Getty Images)
File image of PV Sindhu.(Getty Images)
Updated on Mar 12, 2020 10:54 PM IST
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Birmingham | By Press Trust of India

I am hopeful of best-ever Olympics in Tokyo: Pullela Gopichand

Sindhu is currently the reigning women’s singles world champion having clinched the title by beating Nozomi Okuhara of Japan at Basel, Switzerland in August last year.
File photo of Pullela Gopichand.(Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO)
File photo of Pullela Gopichand.(Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jan 03, 2020 03:04 PM IST
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New Delhi | By Press Trust of India

Lots of potential but need good coaches to harness it: Pullela Gopichand

Pullela Gopichand, who was courtside when Sindhu was mauling Okuhara, believes that this win is not a one-off if India can nurture and harness the talent it currently has in the junior circuit.
A file photo of Pullela Gopichand.(PTI)
A file photo of Pullela Gopichand.(PTI)
Updated on Sep 16, 2019 03:38 PM IST
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New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service

Foreign coach’s changes helped improve my game: PV Sindhu

Olympic silver medallist PV Sindhu defeated Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara in the final of the BWF World Championship recently.
PV Sindhu poses on with the gold medal.(AFP)
PV Sindhu poses on with the gold medal.(AFP)
Updated on Sep 08, 2019 05:01 PM IST
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Mumbai | By Press Trust of India

PV Sindhu’s Korean coach hails her ‘perfect’ performance in World Championship final

Kim, a former South Korea international and coach, sat by the courtside as Sindhu thrashed 2017 champion Okuhara 21-7 21-7 in one of the most lop-sided finals in the history of the tournament.
A file photo of Kim Ji Hyun (L) and PV Sindhu.(BWF)
A file photo of Kim Ji Hyun (L) and PV Sindhu.(BWF)
Updated on Sep 04, 2019 06:10 PM IST
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New Delhi | By Press Trust of India

Amul celebrates PV Sindhu’s BWF World Championships gold. Twitter hearts it

Amul, known for posting quirky and interesting tweets on everything topical, shared a special post dedicated to PV Sindhu and her big BWF World Championships win.
“She’s the first Indian to win the BWF World Championships!” says their tweet.(Twitter/@Amul_Coop)
“She’s the first Indian to win the BWF World Championships!” says their tweet.(Twitter/@Amul_Coop)
Published on Aug 27, 2019 06:01 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent

PM Modi meets PV Sindhu, calls her ‘India’s pride’ after BWF World Championships gold

PV Sindhu was accompanied by Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju and national coach Pullela Gopichand during the meeting.
PM Modi with PV Sindhu.(PM Modi/ Twitter)
PM Modi with PV Sindhu.(PM Modi/ Twitter)
Updated on Jun 22, 2020 08:44 PM IST
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PV Sindhu to meet PM Narendra Modi, Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju

Sindhu became the first Indian to win a World Championships gold medal by defeating Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara 21-7, 21-7 in the finals of the tournament on Sunday.
PV Sindhu arrives in Delhi(Vipin Kumar/HT Photo)
PV Sindhu arrives in Delhi(Vipin Kumar/HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 22, 2020 07:45 AM IST
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Sindhu packs a punch with reach, aggression, perfect anticipation

The newly crowned world champion took 40 minutes to crush Chinese world No 3 Chen Yufei 21-7, 21-14 in the semis, following it up with a 21-7, 21-7 victory over Japanese world No 4 Nozomi Okuhara in the title clash that took 37 minutes.
India’s PV Sindhu(Getty Images)
India’s PV Sindhu(Getty Images)
Updated on Jun 22, 2020 07:02 AM IST
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fgdExclusive | Tokyo not far but want to enjoy this: PV Sindhu

Sindhu had lost an epic final against Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara in 2017. But on Sunday, the Japanese was like a candle in the wind and Sindhu became only the fourth player in history to win gold (2019), silver (2017 and 2018) and bronze (2013 and 2014) in women’s singles at the World Championships.
India's Pusarla Sindhu in action during her final women's singles match against Japan's Nozomi Okuhara(REUTERS)
India's Pusarla Sindhu in action during her final women's singles match against Japan's Nozomi Okuhara(REUTERS)
Updated on Jun 22, 2020 07:18 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sandip Sikdar

Couldn’t hold back tears when I saw Indian flag, heard national anthem: PV Sindhu

People from all walks of life have congratulated Sindhu for becoming the first Indian to clinch a gold medal at the World Championships.
Pusarla Sindhu reacts during her final women's singles match against Japan's Nozomi Okuhara.(REUTERS)
Pusarla Sindhu reacts during her final women's singles match against Japan's Nozomi Okuhara.(REUTERS)
Updated on Aug 26, 2019 06:40 PM IST
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World Championship gold will give PV Sindhu belief to go all the way at Tokyo, says Abhinav Bindra

Two-time silver medallist Sindhu became the first Indian to win the World Championships gold by thrashing familiar rival Nozomi Okuhara of Japan 21-7 21-7 in one of the most lop-sided finals ever in Basel, Switzerland on Sunday.
PV Sindhu won a gold medal at World Championship.(REUTERS)
PV Sindhu won a gold medal at World Championship.(REUTERS)
Updated on Jun 22, 2020 02:14 AM IST
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PV Sindhu a world champ, India hits new sporting high

PV Sindhu zoomed on Sunday to what is arguably the greatest sporting achievement by an Indian woman athlete, and among the greatest by any Indian individual sportsman.
India's Pusarla Sindhu celebrates on the podium with her gold medal after winning the women's singles final in the BWF World Championships in Basel.(REUTERS)
India's Pusarla Sindhu celebrates on the podium with her gold medal after winning the women's singles final in the BWF World Championships in Basel.(REUTERS)
Updated on Jun 22, 2020 12:52 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sandip Sikdar

Imperious Sindhu has the world at her feet

The Indian fifth seed had taken barely 40 minutes to annihilate Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara 21-7 21-7, becoming the first world badminton champion from India.
Sindhu celebrates on the podium after winning the women's singles final.(REUTERS)
Sindhu celebrates on the podium after winning the women's singles final.(REUTERS)
Updated on Jun 21, 2020 10:39 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sandip Sikdar

The Korean who turned around PV Sindhu’s fortunes

It was all about attack, which is Sindhu’s natural game and something which gives her an edge over retrievers like Okuhara or her Japanese counterpart Akane Yamaguchi.
India's Pusarla Sindhu celebrates on the podium after winning the women's singles final(REUTERS)
India's Pusarla Sindhu celebrates on the podium after winning the women's singles final(REUTERS)
Updated on Aug 26, 2019 09:31 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Avishek Roy

No words to express, have waited for so long: PV Sindhu after historic title win

Sindhu became the first Indian to win World Championships gold by thrashing familiar rival Nozomi Okuhara of Japan 21-7 21-7 in one of the most lop-sided finals ever.
PV Sindhu in action.(AFP)
PV Sindhu in action.(AFP)
Updated on Jun 21, 2020 10:07 AM IST
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Basel | By Press Trust of India

Happy birthday mom, PV Sindhu says after historic World Championship win

PV Sindhu on Sunday became the first Indian to win the BWF World Championships, crushing Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara 21-7, 21-7 in just 36 minutes in a one-sided final.
PV Sindhu cheers after winning her women's singles final match against Japan's Nozomi Okuhara.(AP)
PV Sindhu cheers after winning her women's singles final match against Japan's Nozomi Okuhara.(AP)
Updated on Aug 25, 2019 07:48 PM IST
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Basel | By Indo Asian News Service

PV Sindhu scripts history: Five greatest wins of Indian shuttler’s career

PV Sindhu on Sunday became the first Indian to win badminton World Championships gold by beating familiar rival Nozomi Okuhara of Japan in a lop-sided final on Sunday.
India's gold-medallist Pusarla V. Sindhu after winning her women's singles final match against Japan's Nozomi Okuhara at the BWF Badminton World Championships in Basel, Switzerland(AP)
India's gold-medallist Pusarla V. Sindhu after winning her women's singles final match against Japan's Nozomi Okuhara at the BWF Badminton World Championships in Basel, Switzerland(AP)
Updated on Aug 25, 2019 07:10 PM IST
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PV Sindhu becomes first Indian shuttler to win BWF World Championships gold

PV Sindhu on Sunday became the first Indian to win the BWF World Championships, crushing Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara 21-7, 21-7 in just 36 minutes in the final.
PV Sindhu defeated Nozomi Okuhara in the BWF World Championship final.(AP)
PV Sindhu defeated Nozomi Okuhara in the BWF World Championship final.(AP)
Updated on Aug 25, 2019 11:54 PM IST
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Basel | By Indo Asian News Service

PV Sindhu vs Nozomi Okuhara final highlights: Sindhu becomes first Indian to win BWF World Championship title

PV Sindhu vs Nozomi Okuhara BWF World Championship final highlights: PV Sindhu pulled off a brilliant 21-7, 21-7 victory against Nozomi Okuhara to clinch the BWF World Championship title in Basel. Sindhu became the first Indian shuttler ever to win the World Championships title and also the second player ever to win five World Championship medals.Follow highlights of the PV Sindhu vs Nozomi Okuhara BWF World Championship final here -

PV Sindhu vs Nozomi Okuhara final: Catch live score of PV Sindhu vs Nozomi Okuhara final match of BWF World Championships(Twitter)
PV Sindhu vs Nozomi Okuhara final: Catch live score of PV Sindhu vs Nozomi Okuhara final match of BWF World Championships(Twitter)
Updated on Aug 25, 2019 06:40 PM IST
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PV Sindhu vs Nozomi Okuhara World Badminton Championships final: When and Where to Watch Live Telecast on TV and Online

PV Sindhu will face Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara in the BWF Championships final.
PV Sindhu vs Nozomi Okuhara World Badminton Championships final Live Streaming.(REUTERS)
PV Sindhu vs Nozomi Okuhara World Badminton Championships final Live Streaming.(REUTERS)
Updated on Aug 25, 2019 07:26 AM IST
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PV Sindhu storms into third straight World Championships final

Top-ranked Indian crushes China’s Chen Yufei in women’s semis, will face Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara
Pusarla Sindhu celebrates winning her semi final women's singles match against China's Chen Yu Fei.(REUTERS)
Pusarla Sindhu celebrates winning her semi final women's singles match against China's Chen Yu Fei.(REUTERS)
Updated on Aug 25, 2019 12:18 AM IST
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New Delhi | By Sandip Sikdar

Indonesia Open 2019: PV Sindhu beats Nozomi Okuhara to storm into semifinals

Top Indian shuttler P V Sindhu stormed into the semifinals of the Indonesia Open after beating Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara in straight games in the women’s singles event.
Sindhu Pusarla of India returns a shot to Nozomi Okuhara of Japan.(AP)
Sindhu Pusarla of India returns a shot to Nozomi Okuhara of Japan.(AP)
Updated on Jul 19, 2019 06:54 PM IST
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Sindhu surrenders to Okuhara in Singapore semifinals

Sindhu looked completely out of sort as just 15 minutes into the match and she was crestfallen after meekly surrendering the first game following a heap of unforced errors, mainly at the net and sidelines.
File image of PV Sindhu(AFP)
File image of PV Sindhu(AFP)
Updated on Apr 13, 2019 02:55 PM IST
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Sindhu enters Singapore Open semi-finals, Saina crashes out

Sindhu registered a hard-fought 21-13, 17-21, 21-14 victory over China’s Yanyan Cai in a match that lasted for more than one hour.
File image of PV Sindhu(AFP)
File image of PV Sindhu(AFP)
Updated on Apr 12, 2019 07:01 PM IST
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Saina Nehwal vs Carolina Marin, Malaysia Masters Semi-final, Highlights: Saina loses 16-21, 13-21

Highlights: Saina Nehwal ended India’s campaign at the Malaysia Masters after losing 16-21, 13-21 in the semi-final against Rio Olympics gold medallist Carolina Marin in Kuala Lumpur on Saturday. The Spanish shuttler is gunning for her second Malaysia Masters title, a tournament which PV Sindhu has won twice in her career.Follow Saina Nehwal vs Carolina Marin highlights below -

Saina Nehwal vs Carolina Malaysia Masters Semi-final: As It Happened(Getty Images for Falcon)
Saina Nehwal vs Carolina Malaysia Masters Semi-final: As It Happened(Getty Images for Falcon)
Updated on Jan 19, 2019 11:45 AM IST
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Malaysia Masters: Saina Nehwal downs Nozomi Okuhara to set up semis showdown with Carolina Marin

Saina Nehwal will now take on Rio Olympics gold medallist Carolina Marina for a place in the final. With this victory Saina improved her head-to-head record over the Japanese opponent to 9-4.
Lucknow: Saina Nehwal plays against Amolika Singh Sisodiya (unseen) at Syed Modi International Badminton Championships in Lucknow on Thursday, Nov 22, 2018. Saina won the match, 21-14, 21-09.(PTI)
Lucknow: Saina Nehwal plays against Amolika Singh Sisodiya (unseen) at Syed Modi International Badminton Championships in Lucknow on Thursday, Nov 22, 2018. Saina won the match, 21-14, 21-09.(PTI)
Updated on Jan 18, 2019 09:30 PM IST
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Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth enter quarters of Malaysia Masters

Saina Nehwal, seeded seventh, took 39 minutes to tame Hong Kong’s Pui Yin Yip 21-14 21-16 in her second round women’s singles encounter.
Srikanth Kidambi of India returns a shot to Kento Momota of Japan.(AFP)
Srikanth Kidambi of India returns a shot to Kento Momota of Japan.(AFP)
Updated on Jan 17, 2019 05:03 PM IST
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