AMARAVATI: Andhra Pradesh chief minister YS Jaganmohan Reddy on Friday promised to allot five acres of land within the port city of Visakhapatnam to ace shuttler PV Sindhu for putting in a badminton academy for ladies.
Sindhu met the leader minister inside the Secretariat, at the side of her dad and mom.
The chief minister felicitated her on winning the gold medal in the latest WBF international championship and wished her more success in destiny.
Talking to journalists later, Sports and Youth Affairs minister M Srinivasa Rao said the chief minister has consented to Sindhu’s request for land to installation the badminton academy.
The chief minister additionally promised whatever assist she needed, the minister stated.
Sindhu later met Governor Biswabhusan Harichandan on the Raj Bhavan in Vijayawada. The nation authorities felicitated Sindhu at a public feature within the evening.
Ministers M Srinivasa Rao, K Kanna Babu, Official Language Commission chairman Y Lakshmi Prasad, predominant secretary (sports activities) K Praveen Kumar, and others attended.
Sourabh Verma enters semifinals of Vietnam OpenHO CHI MINH CITY: Indian shuttler Sourabh Verma stormed into the men’s singles semifinals of the Vietnam Open BWF Tour Super a hundred after beating neighborhood hero Tien Minh Nguyen in immediately video games on Friday.
Second seed Sourabh, who had received the Hyderabad Open closing month, defeated Tien Minh 21-thirteen, 21-18 in a forty three-minute clash.
The reigning countrywide champion will face both Japan’s Minoru Koga or Thailand’s sixth seed Tanongsak Saensomboonsuk subsequent.
Sourabh jumped to a 4-1 lead early on after which entered the smash with an eleven-6 gain. The Indian stored the lawsuits beneath control after the c programming language to sooner or later pocket the opening sport without problems.
The 2nd game turned into greater aggressive as Sourabh and Tien Minh exchanged the lead frequently earlier than the Vietnamese shuttler managed a slender 11-10 lead at the breather. However, Sourabh soon grew to become the tables, transferring to 17-12. Tien Minh controlled to slender the deficit to 18-19 however the Indian reeled off the required factors to close the door on the Vietnamese.
The 26-year-antique Indian had misplaced in the spherical of sixteen on the Chinese Taipei Open earlier this month.