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India has infrastructure, but not enough coaches, says ace shuttler​ Saina Nehwal

India has infrastructure, but not enough coaches, says ace shuttler​ Saina Nehwal

Praising the Indian government's initiative to promote sports, Saina hoped such support should be extended for next two to three Olympics.

Pullela Gopichand backs BAI's decision to boycott badminton series in Pakistan

Pullela Gopichand backs BAI's decision to boycott badminton series in Pakistan

BAI's move comes as an act of solidarity with the decisions of the Government of India in the wake of ongoing tensions between the two countries.

BAI boycotts participation at Pakistan International Series

BAI boycotts participation at Pakistan International Series

After the Uri terror attack, where 19 Indian soldiers were martyred, relations between India and Pakistan soured.

Saina Nehwal, Parupalli Kashyap ruled out of South Asian Games

Saina Nehwal, Parupalli Kashyap ruled out of South Asian Games

Saina and Kashyap are two of the top badminton athletes for the upcoming Olympic Games in Rio.

Supreme Court stays Meghalaya HC order; Premier Badminton League receives green signal

Supreme Court stays Meghalaya HC order; Premier Badminton League receives green signal

Hearing on a plea, an apex court bench today stayed the HC order, allowing the Badminton Association of India (BAI) to hold the league.

BAI moves SC after PBL faces legal hurdle: Report

BAI moves SC after PBL faces legal hurdle: Report

A case has been posted for Wednesday after the bench heard the matter.

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.

IBL brand owners Sporty Solutionz moves court against Badminton Association of India

IBL brand owners Sporty Solutionz moves court against Badminton Association of India

IBL brand owners SSPL has moved court against the Badminton Association of India to protect their intellectual property rights.

Sahara retains Lucknow, ICS bags Delhi in IBL 2

Sahara retains Lucknow, ICS bags Delhi in IBL 2

Corporate giant Sahara India Pariwar retained their ownership of Lucknow, while Infinite Computer Solutions (ICS) will be the new owners of Delhi franchise in the second edition of the Indian Badminton League scheduled to held in January next year.

BAI mulling to recommend Ajay Jayaram's name for TOP scheme

BAI mulling to recommend Ajay Jayaram's name for TOP scheme

The Badminton Association of India (BAI) is planning to recommend Ajay Jayaram for the TOP scheme, following his maiden Super Series final appearance last week at the Korea Open.

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.

Kim Tan Her should be sole decision maker, says Jwala Gutta

Kim Tan Her should be sole decision maker, says Jwala Gutta

 Top women's doubles shuttler Jwala Gutta on Thursday welcomed the appointment of reputed doubles coach Kim Tan Her but said the Malaysian should be the sole decision maker and there should not be any interference from anybody.

Want Tan Kim Her to maximise qualification for Rio Olympics: Pullela Gopichand

Want Tan Kim Her to maximise qualification for Rio Olympics: Pullela Gopichand

With BAI roping in top doubles coach Tan Kim Her, India's chief badminton coach Pullela Gopichand on Saturday said the Malaysian will bring in a lot of experience and knowledge and he wants him to ensure maximum qualification for the Olympics Games next year.

I want Kim to maximise qualification for Rio Olympics: Pullela Gopichand

I want Kim to maximise qualification for Rio Olympics: Pullela Gopichand

With BAI roping in top doubles coach Tan Kim Her, India's chief badminton coach Pullela Gopichand today said the Malaysian will bring in a lot of experience and knowledge and he wants him to ensure maximum qualification for the Olympics Games next year.

Jwala Gutta, Ashwini Ponnappa getting all the support, says Pullela Gopichand

Jwala Gutta, Ashwini Ponnappa getting all the support, says Pullela Gopichand

India's chief badminton coach Pullela Gopichand on Wednesday rubbished all the allegations levelled against him by Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa, and insisted that the Indian women's doubles pair are getting all the support from BAI, SAI and the government.

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.

IBL promoters ready to take BAI to court

IBL promoters ready to take BAI to court

 The promoters of the Indian Badminton League (IBL), Sports Solutionz, are considering legal action against Badminton Association of India in the wake of reports that BAI has terminated the tournament agreement with them.

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.

Don't want to be in Padma awards controversies: Gagan Narang

Don't want to be in Padma awards controversies: Gagan Narang

Seeking to steer clear of the furore that was triggered by Saina Nehwal's open displeasure at being ignored for the Padma awards, ace Indian shooter Gagan Narang said he would prefer to wait for the government to take a call on such matters.