India’s Thomas Cup win a result of Gopichand’s decade-long effort, says HS Prannoy

“It has been an incredible journey. Never thought this could happen. We were thinking of winning a medal but not definitely gold,” said H.S. Prannoy, one of the architects of … Read More

Before Thomas Cup magic, 10 Indians became one in Prannoy’s WhatsApp group ‘It’s coming home’

Many weeks before they would finally hold the glinting sterling silver Thomas Cup aloft; at a time when the notion that India would win the ultimate team title in badminton … Read More

How Satwik and Chirag won from multiple match points down

Satwiksairaj Rankireddy would have a revelatory moment of confusion speaking in the mixed zone after his and Chirag Shetty’s win over the scratch pair of Kevin Sanjaya and Muhammad Ahsan … Read More

Biggest moment for Indian badminton: Men’s singles coach Siyadutt after Thomas Cup victory

“There is no pressure on us. We are the underdogs. Believe in all the training you have undergone. Just give 100 per cent and the results will fall in place.” … Read More

Gopichand sees India’s maiden Thomas Cup title glow as bright as 1983 cricket World Cup win

Badminton Association of India (BAI) vice-president P. Gopichand believes India’s historic win over Indonesia in the Thomas Cup final, dubbed as the World team championship in badminton, can be compared … Read More