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Shixian prevails in battle of Wangs

Last Updated: Saturday, April 05, 2014, 20:56

Reigning All-England champion shuttler Shixian Wang ousted fellow Chinese and former World Champion Yihan Wang to enter the women`s singles final of the $250,000 India Open Super Series here Saturday.

Badminton legend Sidek relishing Indian cuisine

Last Updated: Saturday, April 05, 2014, 18:35

Malaysian badminton legend Rashid Sidek was so mesmerised with the local food he tried during last year’s Indian Badminton League (IBL) that his taste buds left him wanting more.

Saina Nehwal, Parupalli Kashyap lose in quarterfinals of India Open

Last Updated: Friday, April 04, 2014, 23:44

London Olympics bronze medallist Saina Nehwal on friday crashed out of the USD 250,000 India Super Series after suffering a straight-game defeat against world number two Yihan Wang in the quarterfinals of the women`s singles competition at the Siri Fort complex here on friday.

Hawk-Eye` makes badminton debut in India Super Series

Last Updated: Friday, April 04, 2014, 21:11

Hawk-Eye technology, a tracking system used in many sports to determine line calls, was introduced here on friday during the quarterfinals of the USD 250,000 India Superseries with spectators at the Siri Fort stadium getting a chance to watch instant reviews of challenges.

Saina, Kashyap reach quarterfinals in India Open

Last Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014, 21:03

Ace shuttler Saina Nehwal finally broke her jinx at the Indian Open as she stormed into the quarterfinals of the women`s singles competition with a straight-game victory over Thailand`s Natcha Saengchote at the USD 250,000 Super Series event on thursday.

Top shuttlers could miss part of Indian Badminton League

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014, 20:47

Top shuttlers including Lee Chong Wei, Saina Nehwal or P.V. Sindhu could miss part of the Indian Badminton League (IBL) which is coinciding with the $600,000 Denmark Open Super Series Premier to be held in Odense.

Kashyap stuns Zhengming in India Open

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014, 19:38

India`s Parupalli Kashyap on Wednesday produced one of his finest performances as he stunned world number seven Chinese Zhengming Wang in a thrilling three-game victory in the USD 250,000 India Super Series badminton tournament here on Wednesday.

Indian Badminton League to be held from Sept 30 to Oct 15

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 01, 2014, 08:18

The second edition of the Indian Badminton League (IBL) will be held from September 30 to October 15, the IBL Governing Council said today.

Shuttler Ratchanok not to defend India Open title

Last Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014, 22:31

Reigning world badminton champion Ratchanok Intanon of Thailand will not be defending her India Open Super Series women’s singles title as she has withdrawn her entry.

Indian men have tricky Thomas cup draw, women an easier Uber

Last Updated: Sunday, March 30, 2014, 18:02

India women shuttlers were Sunday drawn in a relatively easy group in the Uber Cup that includes Thailand, Canada and Hong Kong while the men would find it much tougher having been slotted with Malaysia, South Korea and Germany for the Thomas Cup -- both tourneys being held in the country for the first time.

Shuttler Varma loses Malaysia GP Gold final

Last Updated: Sunday, March 30, 2014, 16:24

Indian shuttler Sourabh Varma gave a fantastic fight but eventually went down to Indonesian 15th seed Simon Santoso in the men`s singles final of the $120,000 Malaysia Grand Prix Gold here Sunday.

Sindhu remains confident of taming Shixian for 4th time

Last Updated: Saturday, March 29, 2014, 19:32

Just weeks after outwitting Chinese Shixian Wang at the Swiss Open, P V Sindhu will once again face the arduous task of taming the two-time All England Champion in the opening round of the India Super Series, but the shuttler remains confident of her chances and said she is looking to better her last year`s semifinal finish.