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Pangs of real life

Technology, in its current blitzkrieg phase, continues to make interesting changes to our lives....

By Vandana Kohli | January 22, 2017
Saina Nehwal

Saina Nehwal

Saina Nehwal is a former World No 1 and 2012 Olympic bronze medallist in badminton


  • Going places

    Going places

    By Saina Nehwal | January 15, 2017

    I was selected to play the European circuit—the Czech Republic, Germany and Denmark—in February 2003 for 15 days. Winners and runners up among girls and boys in all categories...

  • I love posting pics

    I love posting pics

    By Saina Nehwal | January 01, 2017

    I am a regular on social media. In fact, I go online during the time I get at airports, before the start of my training, while going for a massage and, of course, before hitting...

  • Back in action

    Back in action

    By Saina Nehwal | December 18, 2016

    I made my comeback at the China Super Series held at Fuzhou in November, where many of the players asked how I was feeling. It felt good to return to this level again after a...

  • Ready to face the fire

    Ready to face the fire

    By Saina Nehwal | November 20, 2016

    I was to attend the first meeting of International Olympic Committee's (IOC) Athletes' Commission in Lausanne, Switzerland, during November 3-6. Since I had to prepare for the...

  • One for the athletes

    One for the athletes

    By Saina Nehwal | November 06, 2016

    I have been appointed a member of the Athletes’ Commission of the International Olympic Committee (IOC). A little history is called for, because the IOC is the supreme autonomous...

  • My opponents and I

    My opponents and I

    By Saina Nehwal | October 23, 2016

    I am doing very well and rehabilitating under the guidance of the Centre for Sports Medicine of the Sir H.N. Reliance Foundation Hospital, Mumbai. The team is headed by Heath...

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