Premier Badminton League: Star-studded opening ceremony kicks off tourney

Premier Badminton League: Star-studded opening ceremony kicks off tourney

There were celebrities from both sports and entertainment fraternities attending the gala affair.

Akshay Kumar named 'Premier Badminton League' brand ambassador

Akshay Kumar named 'Premier Badminton League' brand ambassador

 Premier Badminton League announced action hero Akshay Kumar to be the brand ambassador of the January 2-17 tournament.
 

BAI to give PV Sindhu Rs 10 lakh for Macau Open win

BAI to give PV Sindhu Rs 10 lakh for Macau Open win

Sindhu defeated world no. 6 Minatsu Mitani from Japan 21-9 21-23 21-14 in the final to retain her title.

Indian Badminton League to return in January next year

Indian Badminton League to return in January next year

After much dilly-dally, the second edition of the Indian Badminton League (IBL) is all set to roll out with the Badminton Association of India (BAI) promising a heavy dose of glitz and glamour in the much-awaited tournament scheduled to be held in January next year.

BAI joins move to oust IOA chief N Ramachandran

BAI joins move to oust IOA chief N Ramachandran

The move to oust Indian Olympic Association President N Ramachandran appears to be gathering steam as Badminton Association of India also joined the chorus on Tuesday in demanding a No Confidence Motion against him by calling a Special General Meeting.

BAI chief Akhilesh Das Gupta elected BAC vice-president

BAI chief Akhilesh Das Gupta elected BAC vice-president

Badminton Association of India (BAI) President Dr Akhilesh Das Gupta was on Saturday elected the vice-president of the Badminton Asia Confederation (BAC) for a four year term.

BAI announces reward for Saina Nehwal, P Kashyap

BAI announces reward for Saina Nehwal, P Kashyap

Badminton Association of India (BAI) president Akhilesh Das Gupta on Tuesday announced a cash award of Rs 5 lakh each to World No. 2 Saina Nehwal and Commonwealth Games champion P Kashyap for their impressive performance on the international stage.

5 lakh cash award for Kidambi Srikanth from BAI

5 lakh cash award for Kidambi Srikanth from BAI

Badminton Association of India (BAI) President Akhilesh Das Gupta on Monday announced a cash award of Rs five lakhs for World No.4 Kidambi Srikanth in recognition of the young shuttler's Swiss Open victory.

India has bid for 2017 Veterans World Championship: BAI

A series of big-ticket events, including the 2009 World championship and the ongoing prestigious Thomas and Uber Cup Finals, has firmly established India on world badminton scene in less than a decade.

BAI President announces Rs 40 lakh for Uber Cup team

Badminton Association of India (BAI) President Dr Akhilesh Das Gupta today announced a cash prize of Rs 40 lakhs for the Indian women`s team that created history by winning the bronze medal in the recently-concluded Li-Ning BWF Thomas and Uber Cup Finals.

India bids for 2016 Veterans World Championship

A series of big-ticket events, including the 2009 World championship and the ongoing prestigious Thomas and Uber Cup Finals, has firmly established India on world badminton scene in less than a decade.

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

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

Home shuttlers face tough draws at India Open - Preview

A large Indian contingent led by top shuttlers Saina Nehwal and P.V. Sindhu will be vying for honours in the toughest India Open Super Series yet, which commences at the Siri Fort Sports Complex here Tuesday.

IBL to be held in September: BAI

The second edition of the cash-rich Indian Badminton League (IBL) will be held in September, Badminton Association of India (BAI) president Akhilesh Das Gupta said on Saturday.

Akhilesh Das Gupta unanimously re-elected as BAI President

Badminton Association of India (BAI) president Akhilesh Das Gupta was today unanimously re-elected for a four-year term, starting June 2014, as he was the only one to have filed the nomination for the post.

Akhilesh Das Gupta set to be re-elected BAI President

Akhilesh Das Gupta is set to be re-elected President of the Badminton Association of India President as he remained the only candidate for the coveted post at the end of the filing of the nominations, here on Tuesday.

BAI to take call on Jwala after studying court order

The Badminton Association of India (BAI) Thursday said it will take a decision whether to allow Jwala Gutta to play international tournaments only after going through the copy of the Delhi High Court judgment, which asked the association to let her play.

BAI prez wants women`s doubles, review system in IBL 2

After the grand success of inaugural Indian Badminton League (IBL), BAI president Dr Akhilesh Das Gupta on Sunday said that there is a possibility of making a few changes in the next edition such as including women`s doubles and having a review system in place and advancing the timings of matches.

Success of IBL auction proves growing popularity of sport: BAI

The grand success of Indian Badminton League`s (IBL) inaugural players` auction has proved the growing popularity of the sport in India, said BAI president Akhilesh Das Gupta.

BAI president elected to BWF Executive Council

Badminton Association of India (BAI) president Akhilesh Das Gupta was Saturday elected to the Badminton World Federation (BWF) Executive Council by a record number of votes in the quadrennial elections at Kuala Lumpur.