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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
PBL 2017: Bengaluru Blasters thrash Delhi Dashers 4-2

PBL 2017: Bengaluru Blasters thrash Delhi Dashers 4-2

Delhi, who had lost their opening match 1-4 to Mumbai Rockets in Guwahati, then put their faith on Sung Ji Hyun, a bronze medallist at the 2015 World Championship, and the World No. 6 Korean overcame

Dec 28, 2017, 22:31 PM IST
Spanish badminton star Carolina Marin keen to regain World No.1 rank in 2018

Spanish badminton star Carolina Marin keen to regain World No.1 rank in 2018

The reigning Olympic champion and two-time World champion finished runners-up thrice – in India, Malaysia and Singapore – losing to P.V. Sindhu in Delhi and on the remaining two occasions to Chinese

Dec 28, 2017, 16:15 PM IST
PV Sindhu's New Year wish: Number one rank in 2018

PV Sindhu's New Year wish: Number one rank in 2018

Olympic silver medallist PV Sindhu is eyeing the world No. 1 position next season but said she will not lose sleep over rankings as consistent performances will automatically earn her the numero uno

Dec 28, 2017, 12:06 PM IST
Chennai Smashers beat Mumbai Rockets for first win of PBL-3

Chennai Smashers beat Mumbai Rockets for first win of PBL-3

Defending champions Chennai Smashers clinched their maiden win of the third season of the Premier Badminton League (PBL) after beating Mumbai Rockets 4-3 in the opener of the Delhi leg of Rs 6 crore

Dec 28, 2017, 09:18 AM IST
PBL 2017: Ashwini Ponnappa backs 15-point scoring

PBL 2017: Ashwini Ponnappa backs 15-point scoring

Ashwini's comments were backed by the league's organisers Sportzlive Managing Director Atul Pandey, who also announced the change of timings of the matches.

Dec 27, 2017, 18:34 PM IST
Shuttler Ashwini Ponappa backs BWF's 2018 schedule

Shuttler Ashwini Ponappa backs BWF's 2018 schedule

Ashwini's comments came a week after many singles stars, including the likes of Saina Nehwal and Carolina Marin, slammed the world body's decision.

Dec 27, 2017, 17:11 PM IST
PBL 2017: Dalmia Group become owners of Delhi Dashers

PBL 2017: Dalmia Group become owners of Delhi Dashers

The Delhi team, which was known as Delhi Acers in the last two editions, was officially rechristened to Delhi Dashers this season.

Dec 27, 2017, 16:09 PM IST
PBL 2017: Ahmedabad Smash Masters thrash North Eastern Warriors 4-1

PBL 2017: Ahmedabad Smash Masters thrash North Eastern Warriors 4-1

The NE Warriors got their only point so far, with Prajakta Sawant & Shin Baek Cheol taking the Mixed Doubles' encounter.

Dec 26, 2017, 22:25 PM IST

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