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PV Sindhu not happy with timing of new service law

PV Sindhu not happy with timing of new service law

Olympic and World Championship silver medallist PV Sindhu feels the experimental service law in badminton could have come at a better time.

Dec 26, 2017, 15:38 PM IST
PBL: Sameer Verma wins to put Mumbai Rockets ahead vs Delhi Dashers

PBL: Sameer Verma wins to put Mumbai Rockets ahead vs Delhi Dashers

Sameer outplayed the Dashers's trump player Vincent 15-11, 15-11 to not only fetch the additional point for his team but also push the Delhi team into negative territory.

Dec 26, 2017, 09:24 AM IST
PBL 2017: Carolina Marin inspires Hyderabad Hunters to their first victory

PBL 2017: Carolina Marin inspires Hyderabad Hunters to their first victory

The North East Warriors, supported by a large number of vociferous fans, took the first two matches to the distance but failed to deliver the knockout blow.

Dec 24, 2017, 22:26 PM IST
Awadhe Warriors shock defending champions Chennai Smashers in 2017 Pro Badminton League opener

Awadhe Warriors shock defending champions Chennai Smashers in 2017 Pro Badminton League opener

Awadhe Warriors overcame the last-minute pullout of star player Saina Nehwal owing to an injury, as they stunned defending champions Chennai Smashers in the Premier Badminton League opener. 

Dec 24, 2017, 14:41 PM IST
Saina Nehwal misses PBL-3 opener against PV Sindhu due to ankle niggle

Saina Nehwal misses PBL-3 opener against PV Sindhu due to ankle niggle

Awadhe Warriors' star attraction Sania Nehwal was ruled out of the opening match of the 3rd Premier Badminton League (PBL) against Chennai Smashers on Saturday, here, as she had not fully recovered

Dec 23, 2017, 21:16 PM IST
PV Sindhu vs Saina Nehwal to set 3rd Premier Badminton League going

PV Sindhu vs Saina Nehwal to set 3rd Premier Badminton League going

An exciting battle will be on cards when Olympic medallists P V Sindhu and Saina Nehwal lock horns in the opening match between defending champions Chennai Smashers and Awadhe Warriors at the third

Dec 23, 2017, 15:14 PM IST
Saina Nehwal slams BWF for 'crammed' calendar

Saina Nehwal slams BWF for 'crammed' calendar

BWF has made it compulsory for the world's top 15 players in the singles events and top 10 pairs in the doubles disciplines to play a minimum of 12 tournaments or face a penalty.

Dec 20, 2017, 16:52 PM IST
PBL: Hyderabad Hunters' hopes rest on Carolina Marin, Yoo Yeon Seong

PBL: Hyderabad Hunters' hopes rest on Carolina Marin, Yoo Yeon Seong

After narrowly losing out in the semi-finals last year to the Mumbai Rockets, the Hyderabad based franchisee has brought in the expertise of former Olympic gold medallist and World Champion Markis

Dec 19, 2017, 19:37 PM IST
Amitabh Bachchan consoles PV Sindhu after BWF Superseries Finals defeat

Amitabh Bachchan consoles PV Sindhu after BWF Superseries Finals defeat

It was her third defeat in the big finals, all in three games after the Rio Olympics – to Carolina Marin of Spain, and the Glasgow BWF World Championships – to Nozomi Okuhara of Japan.

Dec 18, 2017, 22:26 PM IST
BWF Dubai World Superseries Finals 2017: PV Sindhu fails Japanese test again, loses to Akane Yamaguchi in three grueling games

BWF Dubai World Superseries Finals 2017: PV Sindhu fails Japanese test again, loses to Akane Yamaguchi in three grueling games

This was Sindhu's third defeat in big finals this year, following the final loses in Rio Olympics and Glasgow World Championships

Dec 17, 2017, 17:24 PM IST
Dubai World Superseries Semi-Finals: PV Sindhu storms into finals, beats Chen Yufei

Dubai World Superseries Semi-Finals: PV Sindhu storms into finals, beats Chen Yufei

In a match that lasted 59 minutes, the Rio Olympic silver medalist defeated her Chinese counterpart 21-15, 21-18 in a stadium packed with Indian fans.

Dec 16, 2017, 21:51 PM IST
Dubai World Superseries Semi-Finals: PV Sindhu vs Chen Yufei - When, Where and TV Listing

Dubai World Superseries Semi-Finals: PV Sindhu vs Chen Yufei - When, Where and TV Listing

The champion shuttler from Hyderabad will be facing China's 19-year old sensation Chen Yufei, on Saturday. Sindhu and Yufei have already faced each other five times, with Sindhu on top with a 3-2

Dec 16, 2017, 16:13 PM IST
BWF World Superseries Finals: Imperious PV Sindhu registers third straight win, meets Chen Yufei in semis

BWF World Superseries Finals: Imperious PV Sindhu registers third straight win, meets Chen Yufei in semis

In a groundbreaking year for India badminton, Sindhu became the first Indian female individual silver medallist in the Olympics, then helped the sport's profile raised with consistent performance.

Dec 15, 2017, 19:27 PM IST
Dubai World Superseries Finals 2017: PV Sindhu beats Sayaka Sato in straight sets, seals place in semis

Dubai World Superseries Finals 2017: PV Sindhu beats Sayaka Sato in straight sets, seals place in semis

Sindhu had a relatively easy match against Sato who failed to make the World No. 3 sweat. Sindhu unleashed a volley of smashes and slices to overpower her opponent in both sets.

Dec 14, 2017, 22:15 PM IST
Dubai World Superseries Finals 2017: PV Sindhu wins, Kidambi Srikanth loses

Dubai World Superseries Finals 2017: PV Sindhu wins, Kidambi Srikanth loses

Three-time World Championships medallist Sindhu will meet Sayaka Sato of Japan on Thursday.

Dec 13, 2017, 22:28 PM IST
PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth eye maiden Dubai Super Series Final title

PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth eye maiden Dubai Super Series Final title

Top shuttlers PV Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth would be aiming for a great finale to what has been a good year for Indian badminton when they take the court at the USD one million Dubai Super Series

Dec 12, 2017, 13:58 PM IST
Dubai World Superseries Finals 2017: Kidambi Srikanth vs Viktor Axelsen - A Short Analysis

Dubai World Superseries Finals 2017: Kidambi Srikanth vs Viktor Axelsen - A Short Analysis

Srikanth is currently world number four in the Men's Singles category, meanwhile Axelsen is at pole position in the Men's Singles category.

Dec 12, 2017, 00:14 AM IST
Dubai World Superseries Finals 2017: PV Sindhu vs He Bingjiao - A Short Analysis

Dubai World Superseries Finals 2017: PV Sindhu vs He Bingjiao - A Short Analysis

They have faced each other nine times, with Bingjiao winning five times, and Sindhu coming on top four times.

Dec 11, 2017, 23:56 PM IST
Dubai World Superseries Finals 2017: When, Where, TV Listing and Draw

Dubai World Superseries Finals 2017: When, Where, TV Listing and Draw

The Dubai World Superseries will take place between 13th December and 17th December 2017, in Dubai (United Arab Emirates).

Dec 11, 2017, 23:24 PM IST
BWF Super Series Finals: PV Sindhu opens campaign against Hi Bingjiao

BWF Super Series Finals: PV Sindhu opens campaign against Hi Bingjiao

World number three Sindhu has been clubbed along with number two ranked Akane Yamaguchi of Japan, Sayako Sato (world number 15), also of Japan, and Bingjiao (world number nine) in Group A.

Dec 11, 2017, 17:57 PM IST

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