HS Prannoy apologises for outburst in opposition to BAI

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India shuttler H S Prannoy has apologised to the Badminton Association of India (BAI) for his scathing assault on the nationwide federation after it didn’t advocate him for the Arjuna Award, days after he was show-caused for the outburst. Prannoy was ultimately really helpful for the award by nationwide coach Pullela Gopichand in his capability as a former Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna recipient.

The world quantity 28 apologised to BAI after the governing physique present induced him for his outburst on social media and likewise highlighted some previous disciplinary points involving him. BAI president Himanta Biswa Sarma has accepted his apology and basic secretary Ajay Singhania hoped the incident gained’t be repeated.

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“It was unlucky to witness one thing like this however Prannoy had reached out to us and based mostly on his submission, we hope going ahead gamers will attain out to the federation if they’ve any concern,” Singhania mentioned in an announcement on Tuesday.

On June 2, BAI had really helpful Satwiksairaj Rankireddy, Chirag Shetty and Sameer Verma for Arjuna award, leaving out Prannoy which prompted the shuttler to specific his displeasure on social media.

“Same outdated story. Guy who has medals in CWG and Asian Championships not even really helpful by the affiliation. And man who was not there on any of those main occasions really helpful. #waah #thiscountryisajoke,” Prannoy had mentioned in his now-deleted tweet.

The governing physique was not proud of Prannoy and his teammate Kidambi Srikanth for not enjoying the semifinal of the Asian Team Championship at Manila in February and as an alternative leaving for Barcelona to compete in one other occasion. India had misplaced the semifinal however completed third within the competitors.

The BAI really helpful Srikanth for the Khel Ratna award final week after the highest Indian shuttler apologised for pulling out of the match halfway.


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