Bhubaneswar Buzz

National Badminton Coach Gopichand in Bhubaneswar, here to decide badminton coaching facility opening soon with SAI

National badminton coach Gopichand in the city to talk about badminton centre in Bhubaneswar, proposed by Sports Authority of India (SAI) with assistance from State government. It is planned to be similar to the existing training facilities set up by the authority in Hyderabad, Mumbai, Delhi and Calcutta.Badminton players in Odisha can now dream of better facilities and training as a state-of-the-art badminton academy will come up in the State soon. The proposed badminton academy would be one of the best centres to groom sporting talents in the East Zone, said national coach Pullela Gopichand here on Tuesday.

Gopichand had spent 4 years at early part of his life as a child in Rayagada Odisha as his father was an agriculture officer there.