Chinese Badminton Player, 17, Dies After Collapsing During Championship Match

Chinese Badminton Player, 17, Dies After Collapsing During Championship Match

China Badminton Association also expressed deep sorrow and shock. Zhang Zhijie, a 17-year-old Chinese badminton player, died after collapsing on the court during the Badminton Asia Junior Championships in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, as per a report in Marca. The shuttler was playing against Japan’s Kazuma Kawano in the opening game on June 30, which was tied … Read more

Be it sports or education, discipline is necessary: Pullela Gopichand

Be it sports or education, discipline is necessary: Pullela Gopichand

Discipline defined him both as a player and coach. So, it was hardly a surprise that Pullela Gopichand stressed the virtue as he delivered a motivational speech to youngsters preparing for competitive exams here, drawing sporting analogies to drive home his point. However, these were not just youthful sportspersons. The 50-year-old former All England champion, … Read more

PV Sindhu at par with Simone Biles, in 16th spot among top earners

PV Sindhu at par with Simone Biles, in 16th spot among top earners

Still, Sindhu was runner-up at the Madrid Spain Masters, where she beat Mia Blichfeldt and Yeo Jia Min, before falling to Gregoria Mariska Tunjung in the final. She finally turned herself around at the Arctic Open by making it to the semi-finals, a feat she repeated the following week at the Denmark Open, which improved … Read more