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Happy for Sania Mirza but hurt at not receiving Olympics cash reward from govt: Saina Nehwal

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 00:17

After Sania Mirza was appointed brand ambassador by the Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) government and handed a grant of Rs 1 crore on Wednesday by chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao, badminton star Saina Nehwal on Thursday expressed disappointment for not receiving her cash award from the state for winning the Bronze medal at the 2012 London Olympics.

Saina Nehwal pulls out of Glasgow Commonwealth Games

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 10:46

Indian badminton star, Saina Nehwal pulls out of the Glasgow Commonwealth Games. The defending champions is yet to recover from the blisters she had sustained during the Australian Open Super Series winning campaign.

India seeded third at CWG badminton

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 10:19

The Indian badminton squad for the mixed team event has been seeded third at the Commonwealth Games to be held here from July 23 to Aug 3.

Lee to miss Glasgow Games due to injury

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 11:18

Badminton world number one Lee Chong Wei will miss the Glasgow Commonwealth Games due to injury, a report said Tuesday.

Dominating Saina clinches Australian Open

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 01:07

Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal produced a dominating performance to lift her second title of the season, winning the USD 750,000 Star Australian Super Series after beating Spain`s Carolina Marin in the summit clash here on Sunday.

Saina Nehwal is back to winning ways

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 00:59

Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal beat Spain’s Carolina Marin on Sunday in the final to win the USD 750,000 Star Australian Super Series. Now Nehwal has become the first non-Chinese shuttler to win a women`s singles Super Series title in 2014.

Pawar, Thulasi in men`s and women`s singles final

Last Updated: Saturday, June 07, 2014, 22:27

Indian shuttlers Anand Pawar and P C Thulasi made it to the men`s and women`s singles finals of the Sri Lanka Open International Badminton Challenge here Saturday.

Srikanth climbs to career best No. 13, Sindhu re-enters top-10

Last Updated: Thursday, May 29, 2014, 15:35

India`s Kidambi Srikanth rose five places to a career-best No.13 in the men`s singles rankings released by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) Thursday.

We are still discussing the new scoring system: BWF president

Last Updated: Thursday, May 29, 2014, 00:36

The proposal to consider a new scoring system might have come under a lot of criticism from players and coaches across the world, but Badminton World Federation (BWF) today clarified that it is only in the discussion stage and nothing concrete has come up.

China defend crown, win 13th Uber Cup title

Last Updated: Saturday, May 24, 2014, 20:41

World number one Li Xuerui and All England champion Shixian Wang led badminton powerhouse China to their 13th Uber cup title as they defeated five-time champions Japan 3-1 in the finals of the prestigious tournament here on Saturday.

Men`s team loss gave us extra motivation: Shixian

Last Updated: Saturday, May 24, 2014, 20:25

All England champion Shixian Wang of China today said the shocking loss of their men`s team in the Thomas Cup semi-finals had spurred them to do well as they clinched their 13th title at the Uber Cup here on Saturday.

Saina, Sindhu put India 2-0 ahead against Japan in Uber semis

Last Updated: Friday, May 23, 2014, 22:27

Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu came up with contrasting victories in the first two singles to put the Indian women`s team 2-0 ahead of Japan in their maiden semifinal of Uber Cup Badminton tournament here on Friday.