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PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth get top seeding at CWG

PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth get top seeding at CWG

Olympic silver-medallist PV Sindhu and World No 2 Kidambi Srikanth have been given the top billing in the respective women's and men's singles badminton competitions of the Commonwealth Games

Apr 03, 2018, 16:18 PM IST
CWG 2018: IOA tells Saina Nehwal why her father can't stay in Games Village

CWG 2018: IOA tells Saina Nehwal why her father can't stay in Games Village

The IOA has responded to badminton ace Saina Nehwal's claims about her father Harvir Singh's name being removed from the list of team officials.

Apr 03, 2018, 11:07 AM IST
Badminton's new service rule won't be used at CWG 2018

Badminton's new service rule won't be used at CWG 2018

Indian shuttlers have reason to be cheerful going into the Commonwealth Games with the organisers deciding against implementing BWF's experimental service rule that has been criticised by them.

Apr 03, 2018, 10:32 AM IST
Saina Nehwal hits out after removal of her father from CWG Indian officials list

Saina Nehwal hits out after removal of her father from CWG Indian officials list

Olympic bronze medallist shuttler Saina Nehwal has claimed that her father Harvir's name has been removed from the Indian team officials' list for the Commonwealth Games, leaving her frustrated just

Apr 02, 2018, 22:41 PM IST
CWG 2018: India's top gold-medal hope PV Sindhu hopes to be fit in time

CWG 2018: India's top gold-medal hope PV Sindhu hopes to be fit in time

Struck by an ankle sprain prior to the Commonwealth Games, Olympic silver medallist PV Sindhu hoped to regain peak fitness before the start of individual events and assured India will return with

Apr 01, 2018, 12:43 PM IST
Badminton: Sameer Verma enters semifinals of Orleans Open

Badminton: Sameer Verma enters semifinals of Orleans Open

Sameer Verma emerged as the lone Indian survivor at the Orleans Open World Super 100 tournament after reaching the semifinals with a hard-fought win over local hope Lucas Corvee in men's singles

Mar 31, 2018, 13:09 PM IST
We should win a medal in all five CWG badminton events, says Parupalli Kashyap

We should win a medal in all five CWG badminton events, says Parupalli Kashyap

The excitement was palpable in his voice as reigning men's singles champion Parupalli Kashyap predicted the Indian badminton team's best-ever haul, including a medal in each event, at the upcoming

Mar 30, 2018, 18:56 PM IST
Parupalli Kashyap, Sameer Verma in quarters of Orleans Open World Super 100

Parupalli Kashyap, Sameer Verma in quarters of Orleans Open World Super 100

Indian shuttlers P Kashyap and Sameer Verma entered the quarterfinals of the Orleans Open World Super 100 tournament with straight-game wins in the men's singles competition.

Mar 30, 2018, 16:31 PM IST
We go to CWG as clear favourites in badminton, says Aparna Popat

We go to CWG as clear favourites in badminton, says Aparna Popat

India have one of the strongest teams with shuttlers such as Olympic silver medallist P V Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth among others.

Mar 29, 2018, 19:08 PM IST
India at CWG: Saina Nehwal eyes best-ever finish for India at Gold Coast Games

India at CWG: Saina Nehwal eyes best-ever finish for India at Gold Coast Games

Eight summers ago, a 20-year-old Saina stood on the podium with the gold medal around her neck on the final day to not only become the first Indian woman to achieve the feat but also take the country

Mar 28, 2018, 15:35 PM IST
PV Sindhu survives injury scare before 2018 CWG

PV Sindhu survives injury scare before 2018 CWG

The 22-year-old Indian suffered a sprain in her right ankle while practising at the Gopichand Academy in Hyderabad under the watchful eyes of India chief coach Gopichand and assistant coach Mohd.

Mar 27, 2018, 19:02 PM IST
CWG 2018: Shuttler HS Prannoy wary of lesser-known opponents

CWG 2018: Shuttler HS Prannoy wary of lesser-known opponents

Set to make his CWG debut, Prannoy said he is in good shape but would not take any player lightly, especially the lesser-known ones.

Mar 25, 2018, 17:02 PM IST
PV Sindhu to be India's flagbearer at Gold Coast Commonwealth Games

PV Sindhu to be India's flagbearer at Gold Coast Commonwealth Games

Star shuttler PV Sindhu has been named the flag-bearer of the Indian contingent for the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast next month.

Mar 24, 2018, 17:49 PM IST
India handed easy draw in Thomas and Uber Cup finals

India handed easy draw in Thomas and Uber Cup finals

India will fancy their chances of reaching the knockout stage after getting relatively easy draws at the TOTAL BWF Thomas and Uber Cup Finals to be held in Bangkok from May 20 to 27.

Mar 23, 2018, 21:53 PM IST
India at CWG: Confident Kidambi Srikanth eyes 2018 Commonwealth Games gold

India at CWG: Confident Kidambi Srikanth eyes 2018 Commonwealth Games gold

Weeks before he was to make his debut at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Srikanth was battling for life in an Intensive Care Unit. He was found unconscious on the bathroom floor of the Gopichand

Mar 23, 2018, 13:14 PM IST
Badminton: India handed easy draw in Thomas and Uber Cup Finals

Badminton: India handed easy draw in Thomas and Uber Cup Finals

The women's team has been clubbed with five-time champions Japan, Canada and Australia in the Uber Cup, while the men's team has been drawn alongside China, France and Australia in Group A of the 

Mar 22, 2018, 21:55 PM IST
Badminton Rankings: HS Prannoy No 12, Satwik-Chirag break into top 20

Badminton Rankings: HS Prannoy No 12, Satwik-Chirag break into top 20

HS Prannoy's good run at the All England Championship saw him jump four places and regain his world No. 12 spot, while men's doubles combo of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty broke into the

Mar 22, 2018, 19:27 PM IST
Badminton: Satwik, Chirag eye history and medal on CWG debut

Badminton: Satwik, Chirag eye history and medal on CWG debut

At 17 and 20 respectively, Satwik and Chirag form a formidable pair that has proved its mettle in international badminton, often punching above their weight, only to fall short of podium finishes.

Mar 21, 2018, 16:34 PM IST
Badminton: Lin Dan stunned by Shi Yuqi in All England Open final

Badminton: Lin Dan stunned by Shi Yuqi in All England Open final

Seventh-seeded Shi profited from Lin's lacklustre play to win 21-19, 16-21, 21-9 in Birmingham.

Mar 19, 2018, 11:16 AM IST
Purva Barve clinches Israel Junior 2018 badminton tournament

Purva Barve clinches Israel Junior 2018 badminton tournament

Defending champion Purva Barve won the women's singles (Under-19) title at the Israel Junior 2018 held in Rishon LeZion.

Mar 18, 2018, 20:37 PM IST

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