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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
Kidambi Srikanth thanks Sachin Tendulkar for motivating him

Kidambi Srikanth thanks Sachin Tendulkar for motivating him

Commonwealth Games silver medallist Kidambi Srikanth met iconic cricketer Sachin Tendulkar on Sunday to feel extremely privileged and honoured. 

Apr 22, 2018, 20:34 PM IST
PV Sindhu pens inspiring message after Saina Nehwal defeat, vows to continue her quest for excellence

PV Sindhu pens inspiring message after Saina Nehwal defeat, vows to continue her quest for excellence

Indian badminton star PV Sindhu penned an inspiring message on Tuesday for her countrymen.

Apr 17, 2018, 19:27 PM IST
Indian badminton is not dependent on one or two players now: Pullela Gopichand

Indian badminton is not dependent on one or two players now: Pullela Gopichand

Chief national coach Pullela Gopichand on Tuesday hailed the depth Indian badminton has achieved over the years, saying the team is no longer dependent on one or two players.

Apr 17, 2018, 18:20 PM IST
Ready to roar again, says ace shuttler PV Sindhu

Ready to roar again, says ace shuttler PV Sindhu

On the back of her gruelling women's singles final at the recently concluded 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG) in Gold Coast, ace shuttler PV Sindhu says no defeat can stop her from believing in herself

Apr 17, 2018, 12:41 PM IST
PV Sindhu fit for CWG 2018 singles: Pullela Gopichand

PV Sindhu fit for CWG 2018 singles: Pullela Gopichand

Forced out of the gold medal winning mixed team campaign due to an ankle injury, top shuttler PV Sindhu has recovered to be fit for the singles event of the ongoing Commonwealth Games, national coach

Apr 09, 2018, 22:42 PM IST
Commonwealth Games 2018: India badminton team win gold in Gold Coast

Commonwealth Games 2018: India badminton team win gold in Gold Coast

Though, there were tough moments in the fourth match including Saina Nehwal and Sonia Cheah, the Indian came back strongly and won the fourth match convincingly to help India bring home the laurels.

Apr 09, 2018, 17:15 PM IST
CWG 2018: Jwala Gutta questions Saina Nehwal's displeasure

CWG 2018: Jwala Gutta questions Saina Nehwal's displeasure

Gutta took to twitter and said her family paid for travel tickets and stayed in hotels during her foreign assignments.

Apr 04, 2018, 17:29 PM IST
India's Malaysian badminton coach expects final against his country

India's Malaysian badminton coach expects final against his country

India will be up against Sri Lanka and Pakistan in their preliminary clashes tomorrow and Kim Her doesn't see any trouble for his formidable side which boasts of stars such as Olympic medallists PV

Apr 04, 2018, 16:37 PM IST

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