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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
Sindhu, Srikanth lose in Malaysia Open semifinals, Indian challenge over

Sindhu, Srikanth lose in Malaysia Open semifinals, Indian challenge over

Sindhu and Tai played some high quality rallies, which were laced with drop shots and tight net strokes.

Jun 30, 2018, 14:16 PM IST
Malaysia Open: Kidambi Srikanth loses to Momota in semifinals, bows out

Malaysia Open: Kidambi Srikanth loses to Momota in semifinals, bows out

Kidambi Srikanth went down in straight games to in-form Kento Momota of Japan in the semifinals and bowed out of the USD 700,000 Malaysia Open Super World Tour 750 tournament here on Saturday.

Jun 30, 2018, 13:58 PM IST
Asian Games more competitive than Commonwealth Games: Ponappa

Asian Games more competitive than Commonwealth Games: Ponappa

Ashwini Ponnappa is looking forward to the Asian Games after the women's team had a podium finish in the last year.

Jun 20, 2018, 19:16 PM IST
Led by HS Prannoy, India demolish Australia in Thomas Cup

Led by HS Prannoy, India demolish Australia in Thomas Cup

Indian men's and women's badminton teams expectedly dumped a lowly Australia 5-0 and 4-1 respectively on the second day of the prestigious Thomas and Uber Cup Final but the road to the quarterfinals

May 21, 2018, 21:25 PM IST
Led by Saina Nehwal, India beat Australia 4-1 in Uber Cup

Led by Saina Nehwal, India beat Australia 4-1 in Uber Cup

 Indian women's badminton team, led by Saina Nehwal, notched up a dominating 4-1 win over lowly Australia in the second Group A match of the Uber Cup Final on Monday.

May 21, 2018, 16:34 PM IST
India make disastrous start in Thomas and Uber Cup Final

India make disastrous start in Thomas and Uber Cup Final

India's young but depleted men and women's teams jeopardised their chances of qualifying for the knockout stage after suffering an identical 1-4 loss to France and Canada in the opening Group A

May 20, 2018, 18:03 PM IST
We can come back with medal from Thomas Cup: B Sai Praneeth

We can come back with medal from Thomas Cup: B Sai Praneeth

India will be fielding a young team at the prestigious Thomas Cup Final, but B Sai Praneeth believes they have the firepower to not only reach the knockout stage but also return with a medal.

May 18, 2018, 17:12 PM IST
Need a couple of upsets to win medal at Asiad: N Sikki Reddy

Need a couple of upsets to win medal at Asiad: N Sikki Reddy

India's doubles specialist shuttler N Sikki Reddy feels that the Asian Games later this year will see a much tougher competition than the recent Commonwealth Games and it would need a couple of

May 17, 2018, 17:43 PM IST
Badminton legend Nandu Natekar hails current crop of Indian players

Badminton legend Nandu Natekar hails current crop of Indian players

 Hailing the consistently top-notch show by the current lot of Indian shuttlers, badminton legend Nandu Natekar endorsed another great Prakash Padukone's oft-held view that the racquet sport is going

May 13, 2018, 17:02 PM IST
Australian Open Badminton: Indian challenge ends as men's doubles pair loses in semis

Australian Open Badminton: Indian challenge ends as men's doubles pair loses in semis

The Indian men's doubles pair of Manu Attri and B Sumeeth Reddy on Saturday suffered a straight-game defeat at the hands of Berry Angriawan and Hardianto Hardianto of Indonesia to bow out of the

May 12, 2018, 18:55 PM IST

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