It has been on the cards that Sindhu would not train under Gopichand ever since she left for London to train there before returning this month.
He's taking each training session as an opportunity to make a strong case for a spot in the Olympics squad.
Currently, Panghal is practising at Bellary in Karnataka in India's camp with his personal coach Anil Dhankhar. Before confirming his participation in the tournament, the boxer will discuss with his camp's high-performance
"I learnt a lot last year. The first thing was patience, because we had no tournaments for a couple of months. We couldn't step out or play badminton, and we needed to have patience," Sindhu said.
The new-look BWF tournament calendar 2021 sees a number of tournaments postponed from Q1 and Q2, and a handful of Grade 2 tournaments cancelled
The 2020 Games were pushed back a year as Covid-19 spread around the globe, and are now scheduled to open on July 23, 2021.
Olympic chief also pledged that the IOC would "undertake great efforts" to make sure as many participants and spectators as possible are vaccinated before arriving in Japan, if a vaccine is available
Tokyo organizing committee CEO Toshiro Muto, after a meeting Thursday about infection countermeasures, confirmed for the first time that a limited number of non-Japanese fans may be allowed to attend
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