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Praneeth, Sameer progress with contrasting wins in Australian Open badminton

Praneeth, Sameer progress with contrasting wins in Australian Open badminton

While Praneeth beat Israel's Misha Zilberman in straight games 21-17 21-14, Sameer had to toil hard to get the better of New Zealand's Abhinav Manota 13-21 21-17 21-12 in the opening round of the

May 09, 2018, 18:17 PM IST
I take PV Sindhu just like any other opponent: Saina Nehwal

I take PV Sindhu just like any other opponent: Saina Nehwal

Saina Nehwal has never really tried to decode as to why she has enjoyed a higher success rate against arch-rival PV Sindhu, whom she considers just another opponent.

May 05, 2018, 22:26 PM IST
Playing finals in itself a big thing, says PV Sindhu

Playing finals in itself a big thing, says PV Sindhu

Her frequent losses in the finals and the accompanying criticism does not affect ace shuttler PV Sindhu, who on Saturday said playing in the summit showdown of a tournament is in itself "a big

May 05, 2018, 20:28 PM IST
B Sai Praneeth goes down fighting in Auckland semifinals

B Sai Praneeth goes down fighting in Auckland semifinals

Indian shuttler B Sai Praneeth went down fighting to second seed Jonatan Christie of Indonesia in the men's singles semifinals of the New Zealand Open badminton on Saturday.

May 05, 2018, 16:37 PM IST
Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu are precious diamonds: Coach Pullela Gopichand

Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu are precious diamonds: Coach Pullela Gopichand

India's chief badminton coach Pullela Gopichand on Saturday called PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal -- his two most successful pupils -- as "precious diamonds".

May 05, 2018, 16:33 PM IST
Malaysian badminton player Zulfadli Zulkiffli denies match-fixing, to appeal

Malaysian badminton player Zulfadli Zulkiffli denies match-fixing, to appeal

A Malaysian badminton player hit with a career-ending 20-year ban rejected allegations of match-fixing on Friday and said he will appeal, claiming he was involved in a spot of casino gambling but

May 04, 2018, 20:28 PM IST
B Sai Praneeth marches on, Sameer Verma crashes out of NZ Open badminton

B Sai Praneeth marches on, Sameer Verma crashes out of NZ Open badminton

B Sai Praneeth was the lone Indian left in the fray at the New Zealand Open Badminton Championship after he entered the semifinals of the men's singles event on Friday.

May 04, 2018, 17:40 PM IST
Lakshya Sen gives Lin Dan a scare before losing, Sai Praneeth, Sameer Verma march on at Auckland Open

Lakshya Sen gives Lin Dan a scare before losing, Sai Praneeth, Sameer Verma march on at Auckland Open

Teenage shuttler Lakshya Sen reaffirmed his status as one of India's rising talent as he gave legendary Lin Dan a scare before losing in three games at the Auckland Open Badmointon Championship on

May 03, 2018, 19:14 PM IST
Kidambi Srikanth climbs to third spot in world rankings

Kidambi Srikanth climbs to third spot in world rankings

Srikanth, who took silver in the men`s singles category at the Commonwealth Games in Australia last month, climbed a couple of spots from the fifth place.

May 03, 2018, 15:18 PM IST
Badminton: Malaysian players banned for 15, 20 years over betting, fixing offences

Badminton: Malaysian players banned for 15, 20 years over betting, fixing offences

Malaysian shuttlers Tan Chun Seang and Zulfadli Zulkiffli have received 15- and 20-year bans after being found guilty of offences relating to “betting, wagering and irregular match results”,

May 02, 2018, 09:27 AM IST
Badminton: Rohan-Kuhoo, Shivam-Poorvisha enter second round at NZ Open

Badminton: Rohan-Kuhoo, Shivam-Poorvisha enter second round at NZ Open

The young Indian mixed doubles pair of Rohan Kapoor and Kuhoo Garg and Shivam Sharma and S Ram Poorvisha entered the second round of the USD 150,000 New Zealand Open Super 100 tournament here on

May 01, 2018, 16:09 PM IST
Had self-doubts after Rio Olympics, says shuttler Ashwini Ponnappa

Had self-doubts after Rio Olympics, says shuttler Ashwini Ponnappa

She is enjoying every bit of adulation that has come her way after playing a pivotal role in the Indian badminton team's first ever gold medal in a mixed team event at Commonwealth Games but doubles

May 01, 2018, 16:05 PM IST
Fit-again Ajay Jayaram, Sourabh Verma eye good run at NZ Open

Fit-again Ajay Jayaram, Sourabh Verma eye good run at NZ Open

Jayaram, who returned to action at the China Masters early this month after recovering from a hamstring injury that took nearly eight months to heal, opens his campaign against fourth seed Hsu Jen

Apr 30, 2018, 15:13 PM IST
BAI recommends Sikki Reddy for Arjuna Award

BAI recommends Sikki Reddy for Arjuna Award

Women's doubles shuttler N Sikki Reddy has been recommended for Arjuna Award by the Badminton Association of India (BAI).

Apr 29, 2018, 21:35 PM IST
Saina Nehwal loses in Asia Championship semifinals

Saina Nehwal loses in Asia Championship semifinals

Commonwealth Games gold medallist Saina Nehwal and world no 10 HS Prannoy settled for bronze medals after losing their respective women's and men's singles semifinals in the Asia Badminton

Apr 28, 2018, 19:05 PM IST
Erratic Prannoy loses in semis of Asia Badminton Championship

Erratic Prannoy loses in semis of Asia Badminton Championship

Indian shuttler HS Prannoy suffered a straight-game semifinal defeat against Olympic champion Chen Long of China in the Asia Badminton Championship here on Saturday.

Apr 28, 2018, 15:25 PM IST
Saina Nehwal sails to semis; PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth sink at China Asia badminton championship

Saina Nehwal sails to semis; PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth sink at China Asia badminton championship

Two-time Commonwealth Games gold medallist Saina Nehwal continued her impressive run, progressing into the women's singles semi-finals with a straight-game win over unseeded Korean Lee Jang Mi at

Apr 27, 2018, 18:34 PM IST
PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal in quarterfinals of Asia Badminton Championship

PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal in quarterfinals of Asia Badminton Championship

Top seed Kidambi Srikanth and world number 10 H S Prannoy also advanced to the last eight stage in men's singles in contrasting fashion.

Apr 26, 2018, 16:08 PM IST
Saina, Sindhu, Srikanth enter second round of Asia Badminton Championship

Saina, Sindhu, Srikanth enter second round of Asia Badminton Championship

After stupendous success at the recently-concluded Commonwealth Games, top Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal, P V Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth made positive starts to their campaign at the Asia Badminton

Apr 25, 2018, 17:08 PM IST
After CWG silver, Satwik-Chirag now eye Thomas Cup gold

After CWG silver, Satwik-Chirag now eye Thomas Cup gold

The duo is first from India to win the men's doubles silver at a Commonwealth Games.

Apr 23, 2018, 15:58 PM IST

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