We are proud of you: PM Modi to Saina Nehwal
We are proud of you: PM Modi to Saina Nehwal

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday praised Saina Nehwal after the ace Indian female shuttler suffered a heartbreaking defeat in the final of the All England badminton championships, saying the country is proud of her for creating history by reaching the summit clash.

All England Championship: After creating history, Saina Nehwal loses to Carolina Marin in final
All England Championship: After creating history, Saina Nehwal loses to Carolina Marin in final

Carolina Marin beat Saina Nehwal to win the women's single title of the All England badminton championships.

All England Championship final: Saina Nehwal ​vs Carolina Marin - As it happened...
All England Championship final: Saina Nehwal ​vs Carolina Marin - As it happened...

On International Women's Day, Carolina Marin became the first Spanish player to win the Wimbledon of badminton, All England Championship. Heart-break from the Indians as Saina Nehwal failed to live-up to the huge expectations. Marin won in three sets 17-21; 21-15; 21-7. It's her first BWF Superseries title, and many more to come. She is also the reigning World and European champion.

Sachin Tendulkar wishes Saina Nehwal ahead of All England final
Sachin Tendulkar wishes Saina Nehwal ahead of All England final

Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar on Sunday wished Saina Nehwal ahead of her historic final in the All England Badminton Championships.

Saina Nehwal becomes first Indian woman to qualify for All England final
Saina Nehwal becomes first Indian woman to qualify for All England final

Saina Nehwal on Saturday scalped yet another Chinese shuttler to make her first All England Badminton Championships final and become the first Indian woman to do so. The Indian star made short work of unseeded Sun Yu, winning the semi-final match under an hour in Birmingham.

Jwala-Ashwini pair knocked out of All England Badminton
Jwala-Ashwini pair knocked out of All England Badminton

Indian women's doubles pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa on Thursday crashed out of the All England Badminton Championships as they suffered straight-game defeat at the hands of top seeded Chinese duo of Tian Qing and Zhao Yunlei in the second round here.

Lin Dan set to miss All England Championships

Chinese badminton superstar Lin Dan is almost sure to miss this year`s All England Badminton Championships due to a lack of training after retaining the Olympic gold in London.

Top seed Wang stunned in All England final

Women`s world number one Wang Yihan suffered a stunning loss on Sunday in the final of the All England badminton championships.

Chong Wei and Lin Dan set up dream final

Badminton`s dream final was on again after the world`s top two Lee Chong Wei and Lin Dan battled through their All England semis on Saturday.

Lin bursts into semis, easy for Chong Wei

Lin Dan blasted his way past old rival Taufik Hidayat 21-18, 21-8 on Friday to earn a place in the semi-finals of the All England badminton championships.

Saina sails into quarters of All England C'ships

Saina Nehwal dispatched Pi Hongyan of France 21-10, 21-17 to advance to the women`s singles quarterfinals at the All England Badminton Championships.

Saina storms into All England quarters

Saina Nehwal stormed into the singles quarterfinals of the All England Badminton C`ships.

Saina storms into All England quarters

Saina Nehwal stormed into the singles quarterfinals of the All England Badminton C`ships.

Big guns ease through at All England’s

World number one Lee Chong Wei and titleholder Lin Dan both eased into the second round of the All England badminton championships.

Big guns ease through at All England’s

World number one Lee Chong Wei and titleholder Lin Dan both eased into the second round of the All England badminton championships.