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Badminton: New look BWF World Senior Championships to be held in Poland

Badminton: New look BWF World Senior Championships to be held in Poland

Katowice in Poland will host the first new-look BWF World Senior Championships – featuring a badminton festival – in 2019.

Nov 17, 2017, 13:16 PM IST
B Sai Praneeth gives India extra edge at BWF World Championships

B Sai Praneeth gives India extra edge at BWF World Championships

After experiencing a slow start to the 2017 Badminton World Federation (BWF) season, Praneeth won back-to-back titles at the Singapore Open Superseries, defeating fellow Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth, and Thailand Open.

Aug 21, 2017, 11:19 AM IST
BWF Rankings: PV Sindhu remains at 5th, HS Prannoy jumps two place to 15th

BWF Rankings: PV Sindhu remains at 5th, HS Prannoy jumps two place to 15th

India will have a strong presence in the 2017 Glasgow World Championships, which starts on August 21.

Aug 10, 2017, 18:32 PM IST
Kidambi Srikanth, HS Prannoy improve in BWF ranking

Kidambi Srikanth, HS Prannoy improve in BWF ranking

In women's singles, Saina Nehwal and P V Sindhu lost one place each to slump to fourth and 16th positions respectively.

Jun 22, 2017, 21:50 PM IST
Gustavo Salazar Delgado steps down as BWF Deputy President pending results of corruption investigation

Gustavo Salazar Delgado steps down as BWF Deputy President pending results of corruption investigation

Various reports said Salazar, 52, was under investigation over a bribery and money-laundering case linked to Brazilian construction firm Odebrecht.

Jun 05, 2017, 19:24 PM IST
Saina Nehwal to represent Olympic Committee in BWF

Saina Nehwal to represent Olympic Committee in BWF

Adding another feather in her cap, star shuttler Saina Nehwal, who was appointed a member of the International Olympic Committee's Athletes' Commission (AC) last year, would be representing the panel in the Badminton World Federation (BWF).

Feb 26, 2017, 12:19 PM IST
BWF Rankings: Ace shuttler PV Sindhu becomes second Indian to break into top 5

BWF Rankings: Ace shuttler PV Sindhu becomes second Indian to break into top 5

The 21-year-old from Hyderabad has 69399 points in her kitty, while London Olympics bronze medallist Saina Nehwal is the only other Indian woman in the top 10 at ninth position.

Feb 18, 2017, 12:06 PM IST
Sports Minister Vijay Goel hails new BWF Junior World No 1 Lakshya Sen

Sports Minister Vijay Goel hails new BWF Junior World No 1 Lakshya Sen

Sen hails from Almora district in Uttarakhand.

Feb 02, 2017, 23:03 PM IST
Want to inspire football-crazy Spain to consider badminton as career option, says Carolina Marin

Want to inspire football-crazy Spain to consider badminton as career option, says Carolina Marin

Marin is currently playing in the Premier Badminton League (PBL) for the Hyderabad Hunters.

Jan 10, 2017, 18:37 PM IST
PV Sindhu topples Saina Nehwal in latest BWF world rankings

PV Sindhu topples Saina Nehwal in latest BWF world rankings

In men's singles, Ajay Jayaram jumped four places to reach the 19th spot, while H S Prannoy also improved two spots to climb to the 25th place.

Nov 25, 2016, 15:56 PM IST
Bank of Baroda endorses Olympians P V Sindhu, K Srikanth

Bank of Baroda endorses Olympians P V Sindhu, K Srikanth

Bank of Baroda logo will now appear on the centre chest of the two athletes' playing jerseys in international and domestic tournaments under the aegis of Badminton World Federation Events- (BWF) and Badminton Association of India-sanctioned events, respectively.

Oct 13, 2016, 16:40 PM IST
Ratchanok Intanon: Thai shuttler cleared of doping violation ahead of Rio Games 2016

Ratchanok Intanon: Thai shuttler cleared of doping violation ahead of Rio Games 2016

The accusations against Intanon stemmed from a urine sample she provided on May 15, which was found to contain the drug Triamcinolone Acetonide.

Jul 18, 2016, 16:48 PM IST
Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth jump two spots in BWF rankings

Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth jump two spots in BWF rankings

Nehwal, who won her second Australian Open title early this week has climbed to sixth spot in women's singles, while Kidambi moved to 11th in the men's section.

Jun 16, 2016, 22:54 PM IST
Chinese great Lin Dan withdraws from World Superseries Finals

Chinese great Lin Dan withdraws from World Superseries Finals

Five-time world champion has withdrawn from the Dubai event due to injury.

Dec 06, 2015, 22:47 PM IST
Saina Nehwal to donate Rs 2 lakh for Tamil Nadu flood victims

Saina Nehwal to donate Rs 2 lakh for Tamil Nadu flood victims

Saina is currently ranked number two in BWF world rankings.

Dec 04, 2015, 14:20 PM IST
World No. 2 Saina Nehwal nominated for BWF Woman Player of the Year Award

World No. 2 Saina Nehwal nominated for BWF Woman Player of the Year Award

Saina became India's first world number one in women's singles and enjoyed a consistent run this season.

Dec 04, 2015, 12:27 PM IST
Srikanth, Prannoy, Jayaram lose place in BWF ranking

Srikanth, Prannoy, Jayaram lose place in BWF ranking

A series of few early exits have taken a toll on Srikanth, Prannoy and Jayaram.

Nov 26, 2015, 20:00 PM IST
Lin Dan surprised by Rio Olympics badminton venue

Lin Dan surprised by Rio Olympics badminton venue

Located at a pavilion of an exhibition centre near the Olympic park, the venue currently only has a temporary stand of five layers, the seating capacity of which is no more than 500.

Nov 25, 2015, 15:08 PM IST

Chinese shuttler Yu Xiaohan suspended for alleged doping

The BWF has referred the matter to its Doping Hearing Panel and a date in late January 2016 has been set for the hearing.

Nov 23, 2015, 14:19 PM IST
Jwala Gutta-Ashwini Ponnappa pair drops to 12 in world badminton ranking

Jwala Gutta-Ashwini Ponnappa pair drops to 12 in world badminton ranking

Top Indian doubles shuttlers Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa dropped a spot to be ranked No.12 in the latest women's doubles rankings released by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) on Thursday.

Oct 08, 2015, 18:06 PM IST