All England Championship

All England Championship: Injury struck Lin Dan, limps off from title race

All England Championship: Injury struck Lin Dan, limps off from title race

Four-time champion Lee reached the final for a seventh time by recovering from a worrying start to beat Chiu Tien Chen of Taiwan 10-21, 21-14, 21-9.

Mar 12, 2017, 09:09 AM IST
All England Championship: India's hope slump at Birmingham as Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu get ousted

All England Championship: India's hope slump at Birmingham as Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu get ousted

Ratchanok Intanon, the former world champion from Thailand who only just won a fitness race to be ready for this week`s All-England Open, made a startling recovery to defeat Olympic champion Carolina Marin on Friday.

Mar 11, 2017, 08:28 AM IST
All England Championship: Lin Dan, Lee Chong Wei on course for one last showdown in championship semi-final

All England Championship: Lin Dan, Lee Chong Wei on course for one last showdown in championship semi-final

Both men played almost as well as in there prime, and often with more subtlety -- to their evident pleasure as well as that of the organisers who would love to see the two old gladiators clash on Sunday for what would be the 28th and quite likely the last time.

Mar 11, 2017, 08:04 AM IST
All England Championship: PV Sindhu suffers straight games defeat to world no.1

All England Championship: PV Sindhu suffers straight games defeat to world no.1

World No. 5 Sindhu, who had beaten Tai Tzu en route to her Rio Games silver, was erratic and couldn't break the defence of the Chinese Taipei shuttler

Mar 10, 2017, 22:40 PM IST
All England Championship: Shuttlers Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu, HS Prannoy advance to second round

All England Championship: Shuttlers Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu, HS Prannoy advance to second round

Meanwhile, Kidambi Srikanth, Ajay Jayaram and the men's doubles pair of Manu Attri and B. Sumeeth Reddy put up below-par performances to exit the tournament.

Mar 09, 2017, 11:08 AM IST
Fit-again Saina Nehwal ready to take on the best at All England Championship next week

Fit-again Saina Nehwal ready to take on the best at All England Championship next week

The 26-year-old participated in three tournaments -- China, Hong Kong and Macau -- last year before competing at the Premier Badminton League for Awadhe Warriors in January.

Mar 05, 2017, 12:54 PM IST
All England Championship for me is like any other Super Series: PV Sindhu

All England Championship for me is like any other Super Series: PV Sindhu

"I consider the All England as like any normal super series tournament. People may think as if it's a big tournament by its name," Sindhu told PTI in an exclusive interview

Feb 26, 2017, 12:25 PM IST
Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu pull out from Asia Mixed Team Championship

Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu pull out from Asia Mixed Team Championship

Saina and Sindhu decided to skip the tournament to prepare for the upcoming hectic international schedule which includes All England Championship.

Feb 13, 2017, 15:54 PM IST
World No.1 Lee Chong Wei to miss All England Championship due to knee injury

World No.1 Lee Chong Wei to miss All England Championship due to knee injury

The 34-year-old, will be out for weeks after he slipped and fell at the new Academy Badminton Malaysia.

Feb 07, 2017, 11:49 AM IST
Saina Nehwal slips to 6th in BWF ranking

Saina Nehwal slips to 6th in BWF ranking

P V Sindhu improved a place to reach the 11th spot.

Mar 17, 2016, 22:31 PM IST
Saina Nehwal, K Srikanth seek Swiss triumph after All England disappointment

Saina Nehwal, K Srikanth seek Swiss triumph after All England disappointment

Two-time winner Saina Nehwal and defending champion K Srikanth will look to put behind the disappointing outing at the All England Championship and train their guns on the Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold starting with the qualifiers here on Tuesday.

Mar 14, 2016, 16:02 PM IST
All England Championship: Saina Nehwal ousted by Tai Tzu-ying; Indian campaign ends

All England Championship: Saina Nehwal ousted by Tai Tzu-ying; Indian campaign ends

Earlier, Indian male shuttlers' campaign in the tournament also came to a halt on Friday with the trio of B Sai Praneeth, Kidambi Srikanth and Sameer Verma making an exit in the second round of the singles event.

Mar 11, 2016, 22:48 PM IST
All England Championship: Sai Praneeth stuns Lee Chong Wei; Saina Nehwal reaches 3rd round

All England Championship: Sai Praneeth stuns Lee Chong Wei; Saina Nehwal reaches 3rd round

Praneeth punched way above his weight as he eked out a 24-22 22-20 win over three-time champion and second seed Lee Chong Wei in a men's singles match late last night.

Mar 10, 2016, 21:19 PM IST
All England Championship: Sai Praneeth stuns Lee Chong Wei; Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth reach 2nd round

All England Championship: Sai Praneeth stuns Lee Chong Wei; Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth reach 2nd round

Saina beats Michelle Li of Canada 21-17 21-12 to progress.

Mar 10, 2016, 15:36 PM IST
Saina Nehwal back on court for All England challenge

Saina Nehwal back on court for All England challenge

P V Sindhu too will hope to turn around her dwindling form when she takes on Porntip Buranaprasertsuk. 

Mar 07, 2016, 21:46 PM IST
Being World No. 1 most satisfying, injuries deprived me of winning more titles: Saina Nehwal

Being World No. 1 most satisfying, injuries deprived me of winning more titles: Saina Nehwal

The London Olympics bronze-medallist will carry a billion hopes when she represents India next year at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics.

Dec 03, 2015, 12:39 PM IST

I learnt a lot from All England Championship final loss: Saina Nehwal

With her outstanding performances over the years Saina Nehwal has certainly revived badminton in India.

Jul 31, 2015, 23:13 PM IST
I hope to be fit before World Badminton Championship: Saina Nehwal

I hope to be fit before World Badminton Championship: Saina Nehwal

 Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal is confident of recovering from her shoulder pain and regain full fitness before the prestigious World badminton Championship that gets underway in Jakarta, Indonesia on August 10.

Jul 30, 2015, 17:10 PM IST
Saina Nehwal regains World No 2 spot after All England show

Saina Nehwal regains World No 2 spot after All England show

Riding on her stupendous performance at the prestigious All England Championship, India's ace shuttler Saina Nehwal today regained the world number two spot again in the latest rankings released by the Badminton World Federation.

Mar 12, 2015, 20:57 PM IST
Saina Nehwal takes positives from All England performance

Saina Nehwal takes positives from All England performance

A dream All England title might have slipped through her fingers but Saina Nehwal on Monday insisted on taking positives out of the prestigious tournament, saying her consistency and improvement in overall game will help her to do well in the season ahead.

Mar 09, 2015, 19:36 PM IST