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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
PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth to lead Indian shuttlers' charge at Commonwealth Games

PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth to lead Indian shuttlers' charge at Commonwealth Games

The highly-successful Kidambi Srikanth will look to complement Olympic medallists PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal as the trio spearheads the Indian badminton team's campaign at the upcoming Commonwealth

Feb 20, 2018, 18:40 PM IST
PV Sindhu determined to change colour of medal from silver to gold at 2020 Tokyo Olympics

PV Sindhu determined to change colour of medal from silver to gold at 2020 Tokyo Olympics

The Hyderabad based shuttler says she wants to chase her dreams and believes she could win gold at Tokyo Games. 

Feb 20, 2018, 16:27 PM IST
India shuttler HS Prannoy credits PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal for positive change in mindset

India shuttler HS Prannoy credits PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal for positive change in mindset

According to Prannoy, when Saina and Sindhu started winning big tournaments and started beating Chinese players, the other players too started believing that they could also achieve a similar feat.

Feb 18, 2018, 16:13 PM IST
Badminton ace Lee Chong Wei denies featuring in viral sex video

Badminton ace Lee Chong Wei denies featuring in viral sex video

Lee has lodged a police report over what he described as "malicious" allegations.

Feb 14, 2018, 16:51 PM IST
Malaysian badminton pair probed for match-fixing

Malaysian badminton pair probed for match-fixing

Two Malaysian badminton players are being investigated for suspected match-fixing by the sports governing body and could be banned for life if found guilty, a sports official said on Wednesday.

Feb 14, 2018, 16:39 PM IST
Badminton Asia Team Championships: PV Sindhu wins but India lose to Indonesia in quarters

Badminton Asia Team Championships: PV Sindhu wins but India lose to Indonesia in quarters

The Indian women's team campaign at the Badminton Asia Team Championships ended as they went down to Indonesia 1-3 in the quarterfinals on Saturday.

Feb 09, 2018, 20:21 PM IST
PV Sindhu wins but India lose to Japan, still progress to Badminton Asia Team Championship QFs

PV Sindhu wins but India lose to Japan, still progress to Badminton Asia Team Championship QFs

Indian women shuttlers advanced to the Badminton Asia Team Championship quarterfinals despite a 1-4 loss to Japan in which P V Sindhu notched up the country's only win on Thursday.

Feb 08, 2018, 13:38 PM IST

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