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Badminton ace PV Sindhu is world's seventh highest paid female athlete

Badminton ace PV Sindhu is world's seventh highest paid female athlete

Tennis player Serena Williams emerged on the top of the list with a total earning of $18.1 million.

Aug 22, 2018, 11:32 AM IST
Indian shuttlers Ajay Jayaram, Mithun Manjunath enter Vietnam Open semifinals

Indian shuttlers Ajay Jayaram, Mithun Manjunath enter Vietnam Open semifinals

India shuttlers Ajay Jayaram and Mithun Manjunath on Friday advanced to the Men’s singles semifinals of the Vietnam Open Super Tour 100 tournament. 

Aug 10, 2018, 21:30 PM IST
Shuttler Manasi Joshi eyes medal at Indonesia Para Asian Games

Shuttler Manasi Joshi eyes medal at Indonesia Para Asian Games

The Mumbai-born special player is training at the famed P Gopichand Badminton Academy for the past one month honing her skills for the Para Asian Games to be held in Jakarta in October.  

Aug 09, 2018, 17:35 PM IST
PV Sindhu settles for Silver in BWF World Championships, loses to Spain's Carolina Marin

PV Sindhu settles for Silver in BWF World Championships, loses to Spain's Carolina Marin

Sindhu also became the only Indian to have four podium finishes at BWF World Championships. 

Aug 05, 2018, 15:49 PM IST
PV Sindhu reaches finals of World Championships, beats World No 2 Akane Yamaguchi

PV Sindhu reaches finals of World Championships, beats World No 2 Akane Yamaguchi

Sindhu beat Yamaguchi 21-16, 24-22, after an early burst of dominance from the Japanese. Sindhu will face World No. 9 Carolina Marin in the final. 

Aug 04, 2018, 19:48 PM IST
PV Sindhu beats Okuhara in straight sets to enter World Championship semis

PV Sindhu beats Okuhara in straight sets to enter World Championship semis

Sindhu defeated Okuhara 21-17 21-19 in a 58-minute quarterfinal match to set up a semis clash against World No. 2 and another Japanese Akane Yamaguchi.

Aug 03, 2018, 23:11 PM IST
Saina Nehwal crashes out of Badminton World Championships, loses to Carolina Marin in quarters

Saina Nehwal crashes out of Badminton World Championships, loses to Carolina Marin in quarters

Marin's clinical performance helped her maintain a steady lead throughout the game.

Aug 03, 2018, 12:41 PM IST
Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Ashwini Ponnappa enters World Badminton Championship quarterfinals

Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Ashwini Ponnappa enters World Badminton Championship quarterfinals

 The Indian mixed doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Ashwini Ponnappa pulled off a stunning victory over the Malaysian world no.7 combination of Goh Soon Huat and Shevon Jemie Lai to

Aug 02, 2018, 16:58 PM IST
Saina Nehwal, Satwiksairaj Rankireddy, Ashwini Ponnappa enter Badminton World Championships quarterfinals

Saina Nehwal, Satwiksairaj Rankireddy, Ashwini Ponnappa enter Badminton World Championships quarterfinals

Saina Nehwal won in straight two games against Ratchanok Intanon while Satwiksairaj and Ashwini beat Goh Soon Huat and Shevon Jemie Lai.

Aug 02, 2018, 16:57 PM IST
Saina Nehwal enters Badminton World Championships round 3

Saina Nehwal enters Badminton World Championships round 3

Indian star Saina Nehwal defeated Aliye Demirbag of Turkey in straight games to enter the third round of the women’s singles category at the Badminton World Championships in China on Tuesday.

Jul 31, 2018, 13:51 PM IST
Sindhu, Nehwal, Srikanth to carry India's hope at BWF World Championships

Sindhu, Nehwal, Srikanth to carry India's hope at BWF World Championships

India's shuttlers will have to endure tough battles as the country hopes to end its drought of boasting a world title holder. 

Jul 29, 2018, 21:10 PM IST
Shuttler Sourabh Verma beats Japan's Koki Watanabe in final, wins 2018 Russia Open

Shuttler Sourabh Verma beats Japan's Koki Watanabe in final, wins 2018 Russia Open

Verma edged past the 19-year-old Japanese 19-21 21-12 21-17 in the final at the Sport Hall Olympic in Vladivostok.    

Jul 29, 2018, 16:08 PM IST
Indian shuttlers continue good run at Russia Open

Indian shuttlers continue good run at Russia Open

Sourabh Verma and Rituparna Das progressed to the quarterfinals of the USD 75,000 Russia Open BWF Tour Super 100 tournament.

Jul 26, 2018, 18:10 PM IST
Lakshya Sen wins Badminton Asia Junior Championship, ends 53 year title drought

Lakshya Sen wins Badminton Asia Junior Championship, ends 53 year title drought

The World no.9 eased past Vitidsarn in straight sets the Under 19 final to win India’s first Men’s singles gold in 53 years.

Jul 22, 2018, 18:28 PM IST
Shuttler HS Prannoy's mantra for WC, Asiad - Take calculative risks, don't hold back

Shuttler HS Prannoy's mantra for WC, Asiad - Take calculative risks, don't hold back

"I have stopped thinking about losing those crucial matches because it brings a lot of negativity. I am just focusing on a whole perspective where I need to implement those strokes, take calculative

Jul 22, 2018, 15:54 PM IST
Saina, Sindhu, Srikanth, Prannoy retain places in BWF rankings

Saina, Sindhu, Srikanth, Prannoy retain places in BWF rankings

 India`s star shuttlers P.V. Sindhu and Saina Nehwal retained their positions in women`s singles in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings released on Thursday.

Jul 20, 2018, 12:10 PM IST
Pro Masters Badminton League 2018 to see former internationals, Indian players in action

Pro Masters Badminton League 2018 to see former internationals, Indian players in action

PMBL organizing secretary J. B. S. Vidyadhar said that the three-day tournament for master players, aged 35 or above, would begin on July 30 at 8 AM.

Jul 18, 2018, 11:13 AM IST
PV Sindhu goes down 15-21, 18-21 to Nozomi Okuhara in Thailand Open final

PV Sindhu goes down 15-21, 18-21 to Nozomi Okuhara in Thailand Open final

 Olympic silver medallist P V Sindhu's title drought year continued as she suffered a straight-game defeat against Japan's Nozomi Okuhara in the summit clash of the USD 350,000 Thailand Open World

Jul 15, 2018, 18:10 PM IST
Nozomi Okuhara beats PV Sindhu to win Thailand Open

Nozomi Okuhara beats PV Sindhu to win Thailand Open

Okuhara dominated throughout the first set and fought back in the second to win 21-15 and 21-18.   

Jul 15, 2018, 16:33 PM IST
Kidambi Srikanth's title defence ends, P V Sindhu wins at Indonesia Open

Kidambi Srikanth's title defence ends, P V Sindhu wins at Indonesia Open

Former World No 1 Srikanth suffered his second successive loss to in-form Japanese Kento Momota, ranked 11th, in two weeks

Jul 04, 2018, 19:56 PM IST

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