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We go to CWG as clear favourites in badminton, says Aparna Popat

We go to CWG as clear favourites in badminton, says Aparna Popat

India have one of the strongest teams with shuttlers such as Olympic silver medallist P V Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth among others.

Mar 29, 2018, 19:08 PM IST
India at CWG: Saina Nehwal eyes best-ever finish for India at Gold Coast Games

India at CWG: Saina Nehwal eyes best-ever finish for India at Gold Coast Games

Eight summers ago, a 20-year-old Saina stood on the podium with the gold medal around her neck on the final day to not only become the first Indian woman to achieve the feat but also take the country

Mar 28, 2018, 15:35 PM IST
PV Sindhu survives injury scare before 2018 CWG

PV Sindhu survives injury scare before 2018 CWG

The 22-year-old Indian suffered a sprain in her right ankle while practising at the Gopichand Academy in Hyderabad under the watchful eyes of India chief coach Gopichand and assistant coach Mohd.

Mar 27, 2018, 19:02 PM IST
CWG 2018: Shuttler HS Prannoy wary of lesser-known opponents

CWG 2018: Shuttler HS Prannoy wary of lesser-known opponents

Set to make his CWG debut, Prannoy said he is in good shape but would not take any player lightly, especially the lesser-known ones.

Mar 25, 2018, 17:02 PM IST
PV Sindhu to be India's flagbearer at Gold Coast Commonwealth Games

PV Sindhu to be India's flagbearer at Gold Coast Commonwealth Games

Star shuttler PV Sindhu has been named the flag-bearer of the Indian contingent for the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast next month.

Mar 24, 2018, 17:49 PM IST
India handed easy draw in Thomas and Uber Cup finals

India handed easy draw in Thomas and Uber Cup finals

India will fancy their chances of reaching the knockout stage after getting relatively easy draws at the TOTAL BWF Thomas and Uber Cup Finals to be held in Bangkok from May 20 to 27.

Mar 23, 2018, 21:53 PM IST
India at CWG: Confident Kidambi Srikanth eyes 2018 Commonwealth Games gold

India at CWG: Confident Kidambi Srikanth eyes 2018 Commonwealth Games gold

Weeks before he was to make his debut at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Srikanth was battling for life in an Intensive Care Unit. He was found unconscious on the bathroom floor of the Gopichand

Mar 23, 2018, 13:14 PM IST
Badminton: India handed easy draw in Thomas and Uber Cup Finals

Badminton: India handed easy draw in Thomas and Uber Cup Finals

The women's team has been clubbed with five-time champions Japan, Canada and Australia in the Uber Cup, while the men's team has been drawn alongside China, France and Australia in Group A of the 

Mar 22, 2018, 21:55 PM IST
Badminton Rankings: HS Prannoy No 12, Satwik-Chirag break into top 20

Badminton Rankings: HS Prannoy No 12, Satwik-Chirag break into top 20

HS Prannoy's good run at the All England Championship saw him jump four places and regain his world No. 12 spot, while men's doubles combo of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty broke into the

Mar 22, 2018, 19:27 PM IST
Badminton: Satwik, Chirag eye history and medal on CWG debut

Badminton: Satwik, Chirag eye history and medal on CWG debut

At 17 and 20 respectively, Satwik and Chirag form a formidable pair that has proved its mettle in international badminton, often punching above their weight, only to fall short of podium finishes.

Mar 21, 2018, 16:34 PM IST
Badminton: Lin Dan stunned by Shi Yuqi in All England Open final

Badminton: Lin Dan stunned by Shi Yuqi in All England Open final

Seventh-seeded Shi profited from Lin's lacklustre play to win 21-19, 16-21, 21-9 in Birmingham.

Mar 19, 2018, 11:16 AM IST
Purva Barve clinches Israel Junior 2018 badminton tournament

Purva Barve clinches Israel Junior 2018 badminton tournament

Defending champion Purva Barve won the women's singles (Under-19) title at the Israel Junior 2018 held in Rishon LeZion.

Mar 18, 2018, 20:37 PM IST
I have to come back stronger: PV Sindhu after All England Open Badminton Championships exit

I have to come back stronger: PV Sindhu after All England Open Badminton Championships exit

Star Indian shuttler PV Sindhu on Sunday vowed to come back stronger after losing an epic semifinal against World No. 2 Akane Yamaguchi at the All England Championship.

Mar 18, 2018, 15:11 PM IST
All England Open 2018: PV Sindhu loses to Japan's Akane Yamaguchi in semis

All England Open 2018: PV Sindhu loses to Japan's Akane Yamaguchi in semis

Akane Yamaguchi registered a hard-fought victory 19-21, 21-19, 21-18 over PV Sindhu in semis.

Mar 18, 2018, 00:33 AM IST
Sachin Tendulkar leads birthday wishes for Saina Nehwal

Sachin Tendulkar leads birthday wishes for Saina Nehwal

Indian badminton ace Sain Nehwal turned 28 on Saturday and many personages took to Twitter to wish her. 

Mar 17, 2018, 18:26 PM IST
HS Prannoy's campaign ends in agony at All England Open Badminton Championships

HS Prannoy's campaign ends in agony at All England Open Badminton Championships

Star Indian shuttler HS Prannoy produced a gallant fight before going down narrowly to China's Huang Yuxiang in the men singles quarterfinals of the USD 1000,000 All England Championship.

Mar 17, 2018, 13:21 PM IST
I am working on the mental aspect of my game: PV Sindhu

I am working on the mental aspect of my game: PV Sindhu

Olympic silver medallist P V Sindhu says losing close matches from advantageous position dealt a blow to her confidence and she is looking to overcome it by working on the mental aspect of her game.

Mar 16, 2018, 22:46 PM IST
PV Sindhu overcomes Nozomi Okuhara challenge to reach All England Badminton Championship semifinals

PV Sindhu overcomes Nozomi Okuhara challenge to reach All England Badminton Championship semifinals

With this victory, Sindhu registered her fifth win over the Nagano-born World No. 6 Japanese, who robbed her of a World Championship gold at Glasgow after a 110 minute marathon battle which went down

Mar 16, 2018, 21:15 PM IST
Kidambi Srikanth terms umpiring 'ridiculous' post All England Championship exit

Kidambi Srikanth terms umpiring 'ridiculous' post All England Championship exit

World no 3 Srikanth lost 11-21 21-15 20-22 to the unseeded Chinese at the Arena Birmingham here in a 52-minute battle last night to crash out of the tournament.

Mar 16, 2018, 16:12 PM IST
HS Prannoy through to quarters, Kidambi Srikanth crashes out of All England Open Badminton Championships

HS Prannoy through to quarters, Kidambi Srikanth crashes out of All England Open Badminton Championships

Prannoy will face Huang Yuxiang in the quarter-final.

Mar 16, 2018, 10:13 AM IST

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