1. Arjuna award is big

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    By Jwala GuttaA friend texted me around 2 this afternoon, telling me that the awards selection committee has recommended my name for the Arjuna award. I was quite speechless, overwhelmed and ecstatic because the last couple of years have been really tough for me. There has been a lot of...
  2. Badminton goes the tennis way

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    By Jwala Gutta   The decision of the World Badminton Federation to introduce a new dress code for female players is not a bad idea. Personally it wouldn’t affect me that I have to wear skirts since I already play wearing skirts. But it would affect players who are not...
  3. Guangzhou, here we come

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    By Jwala GuttaPost-Delhi, the expectations from me, Ashwini and Diju in our respective events of women doubles and mixed doubles have gone up tremendously. Does it put any pressure on us? My answer would be no. We know how to take these kind of pressures and in fact, after the...
  4. Give us our due

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    By Jwala GuttaIt has been a month since the Commonwealth Games in Delhi and what a month it has been. A lot of things were said about me in an attempt to distract me from my game. Now after Ashwini and I won the women doubles gold at the CWG,...