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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
Badminton: India men rout Maldives 5-0 in Asia Team Championship

Badminton: India men rout Maldives 5-0 in Asia Team Championship

World No. 5 Kidambi Srikanth led the charge as India drubbed minnows Maldives 5-0 to make a resounding start in the men's team competition of the Asia Badminton Championships, here on Wednesday.

Feb 07, 2018, 19:52 PM IST
PV Sindhu leads India to 3-2 win over Hong Kong in Asia Team Championship

PV Sindhu leads India to 3-2 win over Hong Kong in Asia Team Championship

Olympic silver- medallist PV Sindhu led the women's team to a thrilling 3-2 win over Hong Kong as India made a positive start in the Asia Team Championship here on Tuesday.

Feb 06, 2018, 15:36 PM IST
PV Sindhu finishes runner-up in India Open badminton

PV Sindhu finishes runner-up in India Open badminton

Defending champion PV Sindhu suffered a narrow defeat in a pulsating final against American Beiwen Zhang.

Feb 04, 2018, 20:09 PM IST
India Open 2018: Ace shuttler P V Sindhu beats Ratchanok Intanon to storm into final

India Open 2018: Ace shuttler P V Sindhu beats Ratchanok Intanon to storm into final

Sindhu got the better of Thai third seed & former world champion Ratchanok Intanon 21-13, 21-15 to remain one win away from successfully defending her title.

Feb 03, 2018, 23:54 PM IST
 PV Sindhu advances to India Open semis

PV Sindhu advances to India Open semis

Rio Olympic silver-medallist PV Sindhu continued her rich vein of form as she bounced back from a game down against Spain`s Beatriz Corrales to book her place in the semi-finals of the India Open on

Feb 02, 2018, 19:30 PM IST
India Open: Kidambi Srikanth bows out; PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal, Parupalli Kashyap in quarters

India Open: Kidambi Srikanth bows out; PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal, Parupalli Kashyap in quarters

Playing his first tournament of the new season after recovering from an abdominal muscle strain, world No. 3 Srikanth suffered a 19-21, 17-21 loss to Malaysian qualifier Iskandar Zulkarnain

Feb 01, 2018, 19:24 PM IST
PV Sindhu's defeats can't be termed failures: Pullela Gopichand

PV Sindhu's defeats can't be termed failures: Pullela Gopichand

He is known to be a demanding coach but Pullela Gopichand is of the opinion that Olympic silver medallist PV Sindhu's odd defeats can't be termed serious failures. 

Feb 01, 2018, 16:44 PM IST
India Open: Hampered HS Prannoy bows out; Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu progress

India Open: Hampered HS Prannoy bows out; Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu progress

Under the pressure of new BWF rules, Prannoy chose to take court despite developing foot corns and eventually lost to compatriot Shreyansh Jaiswal 4-21, 6-21.

Jan 31, 2018, 15:49 PM IST
India Open: Shreyansh Jaiswal, Aakarshi Kashyap among Indians to enter main draw

India Open: Shreyansh Jaiswal, Aakarshi Kashyap among Indians to enter main draw

Shreyansh Jaiswal and Aakarshi Kashyap were among the four Indian shuttlers to enter the main draw of the singles event at the USD 350,000 India Open Super 500 tournament here on Tuesday.

Jan 30, 2018, 20:46 PM IST
We have it in us to beat Tai Tzu Ying, says Saina Nehwal

We have it in us to beat Tai Tzu Ying, says Saina Nehwal

World No. 1 Tai Tzu has defeated Saina nine times in their last 10 meetings and Sindhu eight times in 11.

Jan 30, 2018, 19:11 PM IST
Former champions Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu start favourites at India Open

Former champions Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu start favourites at India Open

In-form Saina Nehwal and defending champion P.V. Sindhu will be the cynosure of all eyes when they start their campaign at the $350,000 India Open, starting on Tuesday.

Jan 29, 2018, 17:13 PM IST
Saina Nehwal loses to No. 1 Tai Tzu in Indonesia Masters final

Saina Nehwal loses to No. 1 Tai Tzu in Indonesia Masters final

Tai Tzu Ying has now defeated the former world No.1 Indian nine times in their last 10 meetings. 

Jan 28, 2018, 12:33 PM IST
Sensational Saina Nehwal enters final of Indonesia Masters

Sensational Saina Nehwal enters final of Indonesia Masters

The former world no 1, who has won thrice in Indonesia, dished out a spirited performance to overcome a fighting Ratchanok 21-19 21-19 in the semifinal lasting 48 minutes.

Jan 27, 2018, 15:16 PM IST

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