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In ‘Shuttler’s Flick’, Pullela Gopichand writes that losing badminton games for him is almost academic, you break down areas of improvement and work on them.
Nagar saw off his rival Hong Kong's Chu Man Kai in the final to retain his unbeaten run at the Games and join compatriot Pramod Bhagat in the gold medal-winning list.
The 38-year-old Noida district magistrate lost 21-15 17-21 15-21 to two-time world champion France's Lucas Mazur in the 62-minute SL4 class final Sunday.
Bhagat beat Great Britain's Daniel Bethell in the summit clash while Sarkar defeated Japan's Daisuke Fujihara in the third place play-off.
Suhas Yathiraj went from hobbyist to pro after attending a badminton tournament as chief guest in 2015, and is just two wins away from a gold medal at Tokyo 2020.
In an interview with ThePrint, badminton champ PV Sindhu talks about importance of mental health, the difference between training under Gopichand and Park, and how she trained for Tokyo.
Sindhu defeated China's He Bing Jiao in straight sets in the women's singles third-place play-off to add a bronze medal to her silver that she had secured at the 2016 Rio Olympics.
India's star shuttler Sindhu beat Japan’s number four seed Akane Yamaguchi 21-13, 22-20 in the quarterfinal match that lasted 56 minutes.
After her defeat on 27 July, the badminton player accused other Pakistani shuttlers of being jealous, and passed a bigoted comment, calling them Pathans.
World No. 7 Sindhu, who had claimed a silver medal in the last edition in Rio, prevailed over world No. 34 Cheung 21-9 21-16 in a 35-minute match to top the group.