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Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu to clash in the quarterfinals at Indonesia Masters

Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu to clash in the quarterfinals at Indonesia Masters

Saina Nehwal and P V Sindhu will meet in an all-Indian quarterfinal clash after both won their respective preliminary matches at the USD 350,000 Indonesia Masters, adding another chapter to their new

Jan 25, 2018, 17:31 PM IST
 Indonesia Masters: Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu advance to Round 2, Parupalli Kashyap exits

Indonesia Masters: Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu advance to Round 2, Parupalli Kashyap exits

Olympians Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu have advanced into the second round of the Indonesia Masters with contrasting wins in the women's singles.

Jan 25, 2018, 14:55 PM IST
Asia Team Championship: Tough draw for India's women shuttlers, easier for men

Asia Team Championship: Tough draw for India's women shuttlers, easier for men

Asia Team Championship serves as a qualifier for Thomas and Uber Cup Finals, which will be held at Bangkok from May 20 to 27.

Jan 24, 2018, 21:13 PM IST
Dismal start for Indian shuttlers at Indonesia Masters

Dismal start for Indian shuttlers at Indonesia Masters

India witnessed a dismal start at the Indonesia Masters as none of the shuttlers could cross the qualifying stage at the USD 350,000 World Tour Super 500 tournament, here on Tuesday.

Jan 23, 2018, 21:45 PM IST
Siddharth Singh wins Swedish Open junior badminton title

Siddharth Singh wins Swedish Open junior badminton title

Siddharth registered a 21-15, 21-11 victory over Denmark’s Mads Christophersen in the finals to claim his maiden international title.

Jan 22, 2018, 20:23 PM IST
Sai Praneeth, Ponnappa-Sikki out of Malaysia Masters

Sai Praneeth, Ponnappa-Sikki out of Malaysia Masters

Praneeth lost to top-seeded Viktor Axelsen of Denmark 17 -21, 8-21 while Ponnappa and Sikki Reddy went down to Denmark's Kamilla Rytter Juhl and Christinna Pedersen 15-21, 15-21.

Jan 18, 2018, 20:37 PM IST
PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth to lead India's charge in Asian Team Championship

PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth to lead India's charge in Asian Team Championship

Olympic silver medalist PV Sindhu and World No 3 Kidambi Srikanth will lead the Indian women's and men's team respectively at the Asian Team Championships to be held in Malaysia from February 6 to

Jan 18, 2018, 20:12 PM IST
Dismal start to season for Indian shuttlers

Dismal start to season for Indian shuttlers

Indian mixed doubles pair of Pranaav Jerry Chopra and N Sikki Reddy failed to cross the opening hurdle at the season-opening $350,000 Malaysia Masters, on Tuesday.

Jan 16, 2018, 19:03 PM IST
Hyderabad Hunters claim maiden title in PBL 3

Hyderabad Hunters claim maiden title in PBL 3

Hyderabad Hunters overcame a fighting Bengaluru Blasters 4-3 in a thrilling summit clash to claim their maiden title at the third Premier Badminton League (PBL) here tonight.

Jan 15, 2018, 00:30 AM IST
Bengaluru Blasters set up PBL final date with Hyderabad Hunters

Bengaluru Blasters set up PBL final date with Hyderabad Hunters

Bengaluru Blasters set up a potentially explosive championship match with Hyderabad Hunters after notching up a hard-fought victory over Ahmedabad Smash Masters in the second semifinal of the third

Jan 14, 2018, 14:06 PM IST
PBL: Chennai Smashers beat Bengaluru Blasters to keep semifinal hopes alive

PBL: Chennai Smashers beat Bengaluru Blasters to keep semifinal hopes alive

P V Sindhu's Chennai Smashers beat Bengaluru Blasters 3-2 in a Premier Badminton League (PBL) match on Monday to keep alive their slim hopes of advancing to the knockout stages.

Jan 09, 2018, 15:46 PM IST
PBL-3: PV Sindhu beats world No.1 Tai Tzu Ying as Chennai Smashers win

PBL-3: PV Sindhu beats world No.1 Tai Tzu Ying as Chennai Smashers win

Home team superstar and Olympic 2016 silver medallist Sindhu defeated world No.1 women`s singles player Tai Tzu Ying 15-11, 10-15, 15-12 to pull Chennai level 1-1.

Jan 07, 2018, 15:05 PM IST
PBL 3: North Eastern Warriors defeat Bengaluru Blasters

PBL 3: North Eastern Warriors defeat Bengaluru Blasters

It was the first win for the Warriors in this year's League, having lost its previous three matches. The team from the North-East won their trump match and also pulled off a victory in Bengaluru's

Jan 06, 2018, 12:06 PM IST
PBL 3: Delhi Dashers beat title-holders Chennai Smashers

PBL 3: Delhi Dashers beat title-holders Chennai Smashers

Defending champions Chennai Smashers went down to Delhi Dashers in an unfortunate fashion after they had to concede the last match of the tie due to an ankle injury to Gabrielle Adcock in the

Jan 04, 2018, 10:11 AM IST
Tai Tzu Ying is like some ninja warrior, feels ace shuttler HS Prannoy

Tai Tzu Ying is like some ninja warrior, feels ace shuttler HS Prannoy

Prannoy feels there is always something to learn from Tai Tzu, whether she is on the court or off it.

Jan 03, 2018, 17:26 PM IST
'I need more time to get to full fitness,' says ace shuttler Saina Nehwal

'I need more time to get to full fitness,' says ace shuttler Saina Nehwal

The 2012 London Olympics bronze medallist shuttler said she was doing the training part but would need to strengthen herself while playing.

Dec 31, 2017, 14:54 PM IST
New techniques behind India's badminton success: Tian Houwei

New techniques behind India's badminton success: Tian Houwei

Indian badminton is experiencing a golden period and the reason behind the spiralling success is the zeal of young players to experiment with new techniques, feels world number 22 Tian Houwei.

Dec 31, 2017, 12:54 PM IST
PBL: Saina Nehwal leads Awadhe Warriors' 4-3 win over North Eastern Warriors

PBL: Saina Nehwal leads Awadhe Warriors' 4-3 win over North Eastern Warriors

Saina Nehwal scripted a sensational comeback win over Canada's Michelle Li to guide Awadhe Warriors to a superb 4-3 victory over newcomers North Eastern Warriors in the third Premier Badminton

Dec 31, 2017, 09:56 AM IST
HS Prannoy shines as Ahmedabad Smash Masters beat Hyderabad Hunters in PBL

HS Prannoy shines as Ahmedabad Smash Masters beat Hyderabad Hunters in PBL

Prannoy beat fellow Indian Sai Praneeth 15-10, 15-8 in the second men's singles to give his team an unassailable 4-1 lead in the tie.

Dec 30, 2017, 13:40 PM IST
World number 1 Viktor Axelsen slams BWF for 2018 schedule, new service rule

World number 1 Viktor Axelsen slams BWF for 2018 schedule, new service rule

Axelsen, who clinched two Super Series titles at India and Japan and finished runner-up at China Open, said BWF needs to focus on improving the quality of the tournaments instead of cramming the 

Dec 29, 2017, 16:46 PM IST

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