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PV Sindhu in third round of All England Badminton Championship with a hard-fought win

PV Sindhu in third round of All England Badminton Championship with a hard-fought win

With 2013 champion Ratchanok Inthanon crashing out in the opening round, the onus was on Jindapol to go deep in the tournament and she did produce some superb strokes but Sindhu was always a step

Mar 15, 2018, 21:27 PM IST
PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth survive scare in All England Open Badminton Championships

PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth survive scare in All England Open Badminton Championships

 Star shuttlers PV Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth prevailed in tough first-round battles but Saina Nehwal exited from the prestigious All England Championship after suffering a straight-game defeat

Mar 15, 2018, 00:12 AM IST
Saina Nehwal crashes out of All England Open Badminton Championships Round 1

Saina Nehwal crashes out of All England Open Badminton Championships Round 1

India ace Saina Nehwal crashed out of the All England Open Badminton Championships after losing to world number one and defending champion Chinese Taipei's Tzu Ying Tai in the first round. 

Mar 14, 2018, 17:57 PM IST
PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth lead India's challenge at All England Championships

PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth lead India's challenge at All England Championships

India's formidable duo of PV Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth will have no dearth of motivation as they aim to win the coveted All England Championships starting on Wednesday -- something their mentor

Mar 14, 2018, 17:24 PM IST
PV Sindhu, Srikanth eye All England glory

PV Sindhu, Srikanth eye All England glory

The All England Championship is considered to be the ultimate glory for any shuttler worth his salt and in India, only Prakash Padukone (1980) and Gopichand (2001) earned their rights to stand on the

Mar 13, 2018, 11:24 AM IST
India shuttlers Arjun MR, Ramachandran Shlok enter main draw of German Open

India shuttlers Arjun MR, Ramachandran Shlok enter main draw of German Open

Arjun and Ramchandran overcame Inkarat and Tanupat 21-15 21-16 in a lop-sided contest in the USD 150,000 World Tour Super 300 tournament.

Mar 06, 2018, 20:22 PM IST
Supreme Court seeks government's reply on PIL to remove Assam minister Himanta Biswa Sarma from BAI president post

Supreme Court seeks government's reply on PIL to remove Assam minister Himanta Biswa Sarma from BAI president post

 The Supreme Court Monday sought the Centre's response on a PIL seeking removal of Assam Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma from the post of President of the Badminton Association of India (BAI), alleging

Mar 05, 2018, 18:56 PM IST
Hope to do well in All England Championships, Commonwealth Games: PV Sindhu

Hope to do well in All England Championships, Commonwealth Games: PV Sindhu

Badminton ace PV Sindhu Sunday said that she aimed for the top spot in the sport and expressed hope that she would do well in the forthcoming All England Badminton Championships and the Commonwealth

Mar 04, 2018, 18:57 PM IST
I want to become World No 1, says PV Sindhu

I want to become World No 1, says PV Sindhu

Asked on the challenges she faced to attain success, Sindhu said she faced many challenges. 

Feb 28, 2018, 19:33 PM IST
HS Prannoy not happy with BWF's proposed rule changes

HS Prannoy not happy with BWF's proposed rule changes

The BWF Council's reason for proposing the changes is to optimize the presentation of badminton at the highest level, increase the commercial value of the sport and enhance the quality of its

Feb 28, 2018, 15:09 PM IST
Don't understand the logic of proposed new badminton rules: Pullela Gopichand

Don't understand the logic of proposed new badminton rules: Pullela Gopichand

Chief national coach Pullela Gopichand said he doesn't have any idea how the on-court reduction of coaching would be implemented and neither does understand the logic behind it.

Feb 27, 2018, 13:06 PM IST
Malaysia badminton pair faces hearing over alleged fixing

Malaysia badminton pair faces hearing over alleged fixing

The pair, named in local reports as ex-world junior champion Zulfadli Zulkiffli and Tan Chun Seang, was allegedly involved in a case of fixing about two years ago.

Feb 26, 2018, 18:10 PM IST
My focus is on staying fit, says shuttler Sameer Verma

My focus is on staying fit, says shuttler Sameer Verma

With his short international career affected by multiple injuries, Sameer Verma wants to focus on remaining fit as setting specific goals according to him is an exercise in futility.

Feb 26, 2018, 14:32 PM IST
Sameer Verma stuns Jan O Jorgensen to lift Swiss Open title

Sameer Verma stuns Jan O Jorgensen to lift Swiss Open title

The 23-year-old from Madhya Pradesh showed great anticipation and technique and added power to his smashes, bamboozling Jorgensen 21-15 21-13 in a lop-sided contest.

Feb 26, 2018, 10:17 AM IST
Parupalli Kashyap overcomes June Wei Cheam to win Austrian Open International Challenge badminton

Parupalli Kashyap overcomes June Wei Cheam to win Austrian Open International Challenge badminton

Reigning Commonwealth Games champion Parupalli Kashyap overcame Malaysia's June Wei Cheam in straight games in the men's singles final to clinch the Austrian Open International Challenge, his first

Feb 25, 2018, 13:49 PM IST
Parupalli Kashyap in Austrian final while Sameer to play for Swiss Open title

Parupalli Kashyap in Austrian final while Sameer to play for Swiss Open title

In Vienna, 31-year-old Kashyap beat fifth-seeded Estonian Raul Must 21-18 21-4 in only 37 minutes to reach the title round.

Feb 24, 2018, 23:35 PM IST
Badminton: RMV Gurusaidutt, Sameer Verma reach quarters of Swiss Open

Badminton: RMV Gurusaidutt, Sameer Verma reach quarters of Swiss Open

Gurusaidutt defeated compatriot Sourabh Verma 21-18 21-14, while second seed Sameer eked out an 11-21 21-18 21-16 win over Japan's Yu Igarashi.

Feb 22, 2018, 21:49 PM IST
Tai Tzu test awaits Saina Nehwal in All England Championships first round

Tai Tzu test awaits Saina Nehwal in All England Championships first round

World No. 11 Saina, who had reached the finals in the 2015 edition and lost to the Taiwanese World No. 1 Tai Tzu at the Indonesia Open last month, will get a chance to avenge her loss and better her

Feb 22, 2018, 14:27 PM IST
Two Indian shuttlers fined for late withdrawal from 2018 Uganda International Badminton Open Championship

Two Indian shuttlers fined for late withdrawal from 2018 Uganda International Badminton Open Championship

 Harshit Aggarwal and Chaliha Orijit will be fined $150 for late withdraw as per the rules set by the Badminton World Federation. 

Feb 22, 2018, 13:50 PM IST
Malaysian star Lee Chong Wei was approached by a match-fixer: reports

Malaysian star Lee Chong Wei was approached by a match-fixer: reports

The 35-year-old`s revelation came after news emerged last week that two Malaysian players are being investigated by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) for suspected match-fixing. The pair, who are

Feb 21, 2018, 09:49 AM IST

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