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PV Sindhu turns producer, to produce a digital film on coach Pullela Gopichand

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Olympics Badminton silver medalist, PV Sindhu became a Film producer now. She’s going to produce digital film paying respect to her coach and mentor Pullela Gopichand for his immense hard work and excellence.

They prepared a digital film with all the clippings of her practice and his encouragement all time with her. Recently the Telugu girl from Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh joined hands with sports drink brand Gatorade as a sign of celebration for the people who always encourage you to grow in your life. She is now an ambassador of the energy drink brand.

“Coach has worked relentlessly and has had big dreams for me. He is my faith replenisher. Working with Gatorade on this film has hit close to home, and I can’t help but feel indebted to coach for his relentless pursuit of excellence,” Sindhu said in a statement.

Sindhu added that “This Teacher’s Day, I dedicate all my success to him and urge everyone else to also honor the driving force in their lives. Let’s hate our teachers for pushing us further and believing in us more than we believe in ourselves.”

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Sindhu recently finished her World Badminton Championships in Glasgow last month at second place. The intention behind the digital film is to show a teachers dedication, hard work, and sacrifice for their students. To see the student touching the heights.

Vipul Prakash, Senior Vice President – Beverage Category, PepsiCo India said “The idea behind the film was to bring alive the crucial love-hate relationship with the mentors, guides, trainers, and teachers who have pushed us to succeed. Authenticity has become the bedrock of consumer sentiment, and as an ode to teachers, we couldn’t have found a better story to tell than that of our brand ambassador PV Sindhu.”

Senthil Kumar, Chief Creative Officer of the creative agency JWT India, said they would show the purest form of Sindhu dedicating the film to her GURU. The film is an ode to Gopichand.

AP CM Chandrababu Announced Rs 100 Crore Reward for anyone who Wins Nobel Prize from Andhra

rs.100 crore prize

Nara Chandrababu Naidu, Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh announced a huge prize money to boost young talent in the state. Babu attended as a chief guest during the inauguration of Indian Children’s Science Congress at Sri Padmavati Women’s University at Tirupati. Speaking in the event, he announced that his government would give prize money of Rs 100 crore to the person who wins Nobel Prize from Andhra Pradesh state.

The announcement is first of its scale for any academic achievement, in a country where cash prizes for sportspersons winning international medals like those in Olympics are not rare. Recently we saw Olympic badminton silver medallist PV Sindhu was showered with cash inducements running into nearly Rs 20 crore by various governments and organizations.

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Naidu announced this bumper offer during the inauguration of Indian Children’s Science Congress at Sri Padmavati Women’s University at Tirupati on the offshoots of 104th Indian Science Congress. Addressing to the young talent, he said, “India has not been able to produce many Nobel Prize winning scientists despite having plentiful talent. Moreover, those who had won the prize had settled in other countries. There is a lot of possibility among the youngsters in the state, and I am sure, if they are heartened, Nobel Prize will come to the feet.”

“In this connection, Chandra Babu made an interesting statement that if any scientist from AP state who will win Nobel Prizes will get a reward of Rs 100 crore as prize money. I would like to tell young and talented scientists to take this opportunity as a challenge and boost. It only depends on your hard work, and I hope you can do it. The prize money is simply to encourage guys, and you can work hard for Nobel prize and bring glory to India and our state,” he added.

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Stating that his government would encourage young talent every time and India needs creative and innovative scientists who are packed with ideas in the science sector. Previously, he placed foundation stone for a Science museum at Alipiri worth Rs 1,500 crore

PV Sindhu, Sakshi Malik to be conferred with Rajiv khel Ratna award

PV Sindhu, Sakshi Malik to be conferred with Rajiv khel Ratna award

The sports ministry of India announced the list of the highest sports honour Rajiv Khel Ratna awardees for this year. The Rio Olympics medallists ace shuttler PV. Sindhu and wrestler Sakshi Malik will be conferred with the prestigious award along with Gymnast Dipa Karmakar and shooter Jitu Rai.

Rajiv Khel Ratna award is given to sports persons for outstanding performance in the field over a period of four years. The award consists of a cash prize of Rs.7.5 lakh along with a medal and a citation.

  • PV Sindhu – Badminton
  • Dipa Karmakar – Gymnastics
  • Jitu Rai – Shooting
  • Sakshi Malik –Wrestling

The government has also announced Dronacharya Award, the honour for excellence in sports coaching. The list of the awardees is to Nagapuri Ramesh (Athletics), Sagar Mal Dhayal (Boxing), Raj Kumar Sharma (Cricket), Bishweshwar Nandi (Gymnastics), S. Pradeep Kumar (Swimming, Lifetime) and Mahabir Singh (Wrestling, Lifetime).

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Dhyan Chand Award for their life-time contribution to sports development will be awarded to Satti Geetha (Athletics), Sylvanus Dung Dung (Hockey), Rajendra Pralhad Shelke (Rowing)

About 15 sports persons were conferred with Arjun Award for consistent performance in the last four years. Rajat Chauhan (Archery), Lalita Babar (Athletics), Sourav Kothari (Billiards & Snooker), Shiva Thapa (Boxing), Ajinkya Rahane (Cricket), Subrata Paul (Football), Rani (Hockey), Raghunath V.R. (Hockey), Gurpreet Singh (Shooting), Apurvi Chandela (Shooting), Soumyajit Ghosh (Table Tennis), Vinesh (Wrestling), Amit Kumar (Wrestling), Sandeep Singh Mann (Para-Athletics), Virender Singh (Wrestling, Deaf).

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The Selection Committee for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award and the Arjuna Award was headed by Justice S.K. Agarwal, retired Delhi High Court Judge and the Selection Committee for the Dronacharya Award and the Dhyan Chand Award was headed by M.C. Mary Kom.

Arjuna, Dronacharya and Dhyan Chand awardees will receive statuettes, certificates and a cash prize of Rs.5 lakh each.

These awards will be given by President of India, at Rashtrapati Bhawan on August 29.

PV Sindhu Becomes First Indian to Enter Badminton Finals in Olympics: Assures a Silver Medal

PV Sindhu scripts history by entering badminton finals

Pusarla Venkata Sindhu scripted History as she entered Finals of women’s singles Badminton at Olympics. She defeated the world no 6th Nozomi Okuhara 21-19, 21-10 in the semi-final to assure a medal for the country.

Sindhu showed completely different game and composure from the beginning of the game. All eyes were on the 21-year-old who dominated her Japanese opponent with the game and body language.

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According to the sources, the coach P. Gopichand has trained her to show up aggression in body Language along with the game which she excels. The height advantage has always been with Sindhu and specially in this match where the opponent was just 5.1

The first set was head to head where Sindhu dominated at every step without letting the opponent gain a major lead. She, however, won the set with 21-19. The second set came as a surprise to the viewers. The Japanese opponent Nozomi equated the score till 10 -10 but the Indian player didn’t leave space in the court to keep her opponent locked at the same score and winning the set by 21-10.

The country was proud of her achievement with thousands of tweets flooded congratulating her success. Sindhu is all set to face top-seeded Carolina Marin in the finals scheduled 7:30 Pm IST today.

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Her parents Vijaya and P V Ramana are former volley ball players. They gave all daughters success credit to her Coach P. GopiChand, who is the Chief National Coach for the Indian Badminton team. He won the All England Open Badminton Championships in 2001.

PV Sindhu has registered three terrific wins in Rio Olympics against World No. 8 Tai Tzu-Ying, World No. 2 Wang Yihan and the world no 6 Nozomi Okuhara.

Sindhu had won three matches against Carolina marine previously. She said to media that Carolina is a tough opponent, and she will have to give her best shot in the finals.

Rio Day 10 Highlights: K. Srikanth and PV Sindhu Keep Medal Hope Alive For India

Rio Day 10 Highlights

Rio Day 10 Highlights: Simone Biles who is known for winning a gold medal in gymnastic events has shocked by ending at bronze. She had a slip on the balance beam. However, Laurie Hernandez of the same nation USA took silver for Women’s balance beam (gymnastics).

Charlotte Dujardin’s of Great Britain won gold in a cycling event. She became second British women to win three gold’s.

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As of today, United States is leading in the medals tally with 75 medals in total. Great Britain follows the US with 41 medals.

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India is yet to open its medals account due to the poor performances and hairline misses from the athletes. However, still keeping up the hopes alive is badminton seeded players Kidambi Srikanth and PV Sindhu.

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Both the players entered the quarter-finals on Monday. Ninth-seeded Sindhu won in straight sets 21-13, 21-15 against Chinese Taipei’s Tai Tzu-Ying. She will be facing Wang Yihan of China who is second seeded in the next game.

K Srikanth defeated the world no 5 Jan Jorgensen of Denmark making his entry into quarter-finals. The 11th seeded player will be facing China’s Lin Dan, two-times Olympic champion in quarters.

Indias boxing hope Vikas ended his Rio journey after losing against Uzbekistan pugilist Bektemir Melikuziev 0-3.

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Lalita Babar disappointed as she finished 10th in women’s 3000 m steeplechase.

Indian Athletes sprinter Srabani Nanda and triple jumper Renjith Maheshwary failed to proceed further from initial rounds.

Ravinder Khatri Indian wrestler was defeated by Viktor Lorincz of Hungary. Lorincz performed in a much better way than his Indian counterpart.