women in sports

PV Sindhu To Become Sub-Collector

Olympic Silver Medallist PV Sindhu has been reportedly appointed as sub-collector in Andhra Pradesh government, a post that was offered after the Andhra Pradesh Legislature on Tuesday passed a Bill to appoint the ace shuttler as a Group-1 officer in the government, by amending the state public services Act. #AndhraPradesh Legislature passes Bill to appoint #PVSindhu as Group-1(…)

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Jwala Gutta On A Break, May Retire From Badminton

In a shocking news for the badminton world, India’s celebrated shuttler and Arjuna awardee Jwala Gutta has announced a sabbatical from the game. The 33-year-old was last seen playing in the Malaysia Masters in January — only one tournament since the 2016 Rio Olympics – and was knocked out from the mixed doubles pre-quarterfinals. The Hyderabadi is(…)

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Sportswomen who have been recommended for Arjuna Award so far

Arjuna Award is considered as a prestigious honour to be conferred on sportspersons with outstanding achievement in National sports. The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports awards it to people who have achieved recognition not just nationally but also at the global level. As the different sports federations have started recommending names to the ministry(…)

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Soon, You Can See PV Sindhu’s Olympic Win On Silver Screen

Olympic silver medallist PV Sindhu‘s life will soon be captured on celluloid. Actor Sonu Sood has announced that he wants to produce the biopic to inspire women with the inspirational story of India’s most celebrated shuttler. Looking forward to the biopic 2 b made by Sonu Sood & team.hope it inspires millions 2 follow their dreams.Thanks @SonuSood(…)

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Challenges Faced By Female Athletes

It is a man’s world. At least when it comes to sports. Women athletes are not really given the light of day unless they win big. Some people justify it by saying that women’s bodies aren’t really built for sports, or that they’re not so much into sports anyway. But what they really need to(…)

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10 MYTHBUSTERS: Breaking Gender-Stereotypes

No two human beings are same, our differences make us unique. Associating a certain kind of behaviour to a particular gender is incorrect. Gender stereotypes are very common in Indian society. People often have a preconception about the characteristics or the roles that are to be adhered to based on gender roles. Such behaviour is(…)

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Former Indian Women Cricketers call for IPL-style Women’s Cricket League

Cricket, for very long, has been considered a “Gentleman’s game”. The dynamic becomes more interesting in India where people look up to this game as a religion and consider cricketers as Gods. In the last few years, Indian women cricketers too  have proved their mettle with stellar performances and managed to expand their audience at(…)

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PV Sindhu Nominated For BWF Athletes’ Commission

World no 2 PV Sindhu is gearing up for another feat. She is among the elite nine badminton players vying for a position in the four slots reserved in the Badminton World Federation Athletes’ Commission. Ace shuttler @Pvsindhu1 is among nine nominees vying for Badminton World Federation (BWF)'s Athletes' Commission posts. #Badminton (PTI) pic.twitter.com/cFX3xJSGpd — EconomicTimes (@EconomicTimes) April(…)

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