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Premier Badminton League auction: Top 50 shuttlers to go under hammer on Monday

Premier Badminton League auction: Top 50 shuttlers to go under hammer on Monday

Premier Badminton League, formerly Indian Badminton League, will start on January 2 in Mumbai.

Dec 06, 2015, 18:59 PM IST
BAI rechristens IBL to Premier Badminton League

BAI rechristens IBL to Premier Badminton League

The second edition of the lucrative tournament will now kick-start on January 2nd.

Dec 03, 2015, 15:40 PM IST
Plea on IBL's IPR to be heard on December 10

Plea on IBL's IPR to be heard on December 10

BAI has recently announced that they will conduct the 2nd edition of IBL in January 2016 on their own.

Nov 03, 2015, 21:37 PM IST
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.

Oct 29, 2015, 18:25 PM IST
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.

Oct 20, 2015, 19:58 PM IST
Injury-troubled Gurusaidutt hoping to regain top 25 place

Injury-troubled Gurusaidutt hoping to regain top 25 place

A series of injuries might have derailed his plans but a fit-again RMV Gurusaidutt is putting in the hard yards to earn his place at the top and is aiming to regain his position in the world top-25 by year end.

Sep 28, 2015, 15:01 PM IST
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.

Sep 24, 2015, 23:42 PM IST
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.

Apr 23, 2015, 18:08 PM IST
 New leagues take off but IPL courts fresh controversy 

New leagues take off but IPL courts fresh controversy 

It was a year of many firsts for Indian sports with a number of new leagues taking off but controversy was not too far behind as a betting scandal among team principals in the lucrative Indian Premier League (IPL) created ripples in the world of cricket.

Dec 28, 2014, 14:20 PM IST

IBL a game changer in badminton: Sanjay Sharma

The launch of the IPL-style league in badminton last year was a huge boost to lift the profile of the shuttle sport in the country, says former international Sanjay Sharma.

Jun 04, 2014, 12:15 PM IST

IBL to be postponed due to busy international calendar

A busy international calender has forced the Badminton Association of India (BAI) to postpone the second edition of the lucrative Indian Badminton League (IBL) that is scheduled for September-October.

Apr 21, 2014, 19:56 PM IST

Top shuttlers could miss part of Indian Badminton League

Top shuttlers including Lee Chong Wei, Saina Nehwal or P.V. Sindhu could miss part of the Indian Badminton League (IBL) which is coinciding with the $600,000 Denmark Open Super Series Premier to be held in Odense.

Apr 02, 2014, 20:47 PM IST

BAI brushes aside IBL clash of dates with Super Series event

Badminton Association of India is not too concerned with the dates of Denmark Super Series event clashing with the latter part of the 2nd edition of Indian Badminton League.

Apr 02, 2014, 16:25 PM IST

Indian Badminton League to be held from Sept 30 to Oct 15

The second edition of the Indian Badminton League (IBL) will be held from September 30 to October 15, the IBL Governing Council said today.

Apr 01, 2014, 08:18 AM IST

IBL to be held in September: BAI

The second edition of the cash-rich Indian Badminton League (IBL) will be held in September, Badminton Association of India (BAI) president Akhilesh Das Gupta said on Saturday.

Mar 29, 2014, 19:36 PM IST

Kashyap working for top-10 comeback

India`s leading male shuttler Parupalli Kashyap is aiming for a return to the top-10 of world rankings which will help him get a favourable draw at the Aug 25-31 World Championships in Copenhagen.

Mar 21, 2014, 18:34 PM IST

AFI mulls big ticket franchise-based athletics league

Aimed at raising the profile of track and field sports in the country, Athletics Federation of India (AFI) is mulling on launching an ambitious big prize money franchised-based league, which will have Olympic and world champions.

Jan 07, 2014, 19:06 PM IST

Life ban on Jwala Gutta: HC posts matter for March 3

The Delhi High Court will now hear on March 3 the matter concerning lifetime ban on ace shuttler Jwala Gutta by the Badminton Association of India (BAI) for alleged indiscipline.

Nov 13, 2013, 00:10 AM IST

Jwala-Ashwini lose in Bitburger Open

India`s women`s doubles pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa on Thursday crashed out of the Bitburger Open Grand Prix Gold after suffering a straight-game defeat against the Malaysian pair of Hui Ern Ng and Hui Lin Ng in the second round in Saarbrucken, Germany.

Nov 01, 2013, 09:06 AM IST

Jwala Gutta, Ashwini Ponnappa to start campaign in Bitburger Open

Celebrated women`s doubles pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa and a few other Indians will start their campaign in the Bitburger Open Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament which starts with the qualifiers at Saarbrucken, Germany on Tuesday.

Oct 28, 2013, 20:49 PM IST