Prajakta Sawant

  • HC directs BAI to accept shuttler's entry for national tourney 18-12-2013 05:26 PM

    Mumbai: In a reprieve to shuttler Prajakta Sawant, the Bombay High Court on Wednesday directed the Badminton Association of India (BAI) to accept her entry for the upcoming national tournament to be held in Delhi. A division bench of Chief Justice Mohit Shah and Justice MS Sanklecha was hearing an...
  • Now fit to play in IBL: Jwala Gutta 24-08-2013 09:55 PM

    Bangalore: Krrish Delhi Smashers icon player Jwala Gutta said she is fit to play in the Indian Badminton League (IBL) after missing out on the last three legs of the tourney. The doubles shuttler missed the Lucknow, Mumbai and Pune legs because of a shoulder sprain after playing the opening...
  • High Court reprimands Gopichand for running private academy 10-12-2012 01:40 PM

    High Court asserts that it is not rightful for national coaches to have private academies. HC's statement has come on the plea of badminton player Prajakta Sawant against Pullela Gopichand. ...
  • Jwala Gutta backs Prajakta's claims about Gopichand 09-11-2012 09:18 PM

    Ace shuttler Jwala Gutta came out in support of Prajakta Sawant, who had accused Pullela Gopichand of biasness, stating that a national coach with a private academy will have conflict of interest regarding selection matters. ...
  • Saina Nehwal stands by under-fire Gopichand 07-11-2012 09:02 PM

    Hyderabad: Olympic medallist Saina Nehwal stood by her coach Pullela Gopichand, who had been accused of "mental harassment" by doubles specialist Prajakta Sawant, stating that she is totally "unaware" about "how these things are coming out." "Look at me. I am standing here today as World No 3. I would...
  • Shuttler accuses Gopichand of mental harassment 07-11-2012 09:02 PM

    Mumbai: In a relief to shuttler Prajakta Sawant, who had accused national coach Pullela Gopichand of mental harassment, the Bombay High Court has allowed the badminton player to attend the training camp at Gopichand's academy in Hyderabad. Sawant, 19, who has won seven international medals, had approached the high court...