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Macau Open 2016: Three-time champion PV Sindhu pulls out, Saina Nehwal to lead Indian challenge

Macau Open 2016: Three-time champion PV Sindhu pulls out, Saina Nehwal to lead Indian challenge

The Rio Olympics silver medallist, Sindhu, who is the defending champion here, was originally scheduled to take on China's Yue Han in the opening match of the tournament on Wednesday.

Parupalli Kashyap goes down fighting to Estonia's Raul Must in Denmark Open qualifiers

Parupalli Kashyap goes down fighting to Estonia's Raul Must in Denmark Open qualifiers

Kashyap fought his way through the 59 minutes before suffering a 13-21 21-8 20-22 loss against Raul.

Shuttlers Ajay Jayaram and B Sai Praneeth enter Korea Open second round

Shuttlers Ajay Jayaram and B Sai Praneeth enter Korea Open second round

K Srikanth, P Kashyap, H S Prannoy and Tanvi Lad fought hard before bowing out of the tournament.

BWF World rankings: Saina Nehwal sinks to World No. 8, Kidambi Srikanth out of top 10

BWF World rankings: Saina Nehwal sinks to World No. 8, Kidambi Srikanth out of top 10

Both Saina and Srikanth failed to defend their rexpective individual titles at the India Open Super Series.

Syed Modi Grand Prix: Srikanth wins, Pranaav-Akshay pair stuns World No. 8 team

Syed Modi Grand Prix: Srikanth wins, Pranaav-Akshay pair stuns World No. 8 team

Commonwealth Games champion Kashyap, who is coming from an injury, went down fighting in men's singles against China's Huang Yuxiang.

PV Sindhu leads Chennai Smashers' win over Hyderabad Hunters in PBL

PV Sindhu leads Chennai Smashers' win over Hyderabad Hunters in PBL

Local girl Sindhu beat her Hyderabad rival Supanida K, an experienced player from Thailand, 15-8, 14-15, 15-5 to seal the issue in favour of Chennai.

Prakash Padukone worried about lack of depth in women's group

Prakash Padukone worried about lack of depth in women's group

Padukone said apart from Saina, Sindhu, there is none of international class at present.

Pullela Gopichand starts new badminton academy in Hyderabad

Pullela Gopichand starts new badminton academy in Hyderabad

Chief National Coach Pullela Gopichand has set up a nine-court new badminton academy in the city, which is expected to ease the pressure on the existing facility.

Parupalli Kashyap needs more time to be consistent: Pullela Gopichand

Parupalli Kashyap needs more time to be consistent: Pullela Gopichand

National badminton coach Pullela Gopichand on Sunday said shuttler P Kashyap, who crashed out of the Indonesia Open with a semifinal loss, should be given some more time to become consistent.

Saina Nehwal regains top spot in world rankings

Saina Nehwal regains top spot in world rankings

Star Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal today regained the number one spot in the latest BWF world rankings released on Thursday. 

India face Malaysia test in Sudirman Cup on Monday

India face Malaysia test in Sudirman Cup on Monday

A strong Indian badminton team, led by Saina Nehwal and K Srikanth, will start its campaign in the prestigious Sudirman Cup with a clash against Malaysia in Group 1D here on Monday.

Government names 45 athletes selected for assistance under TOP

Government names 45 athletes selected for assistance under TOP

 Led by Beijing Olympics gold-medallist Abhinav Bindra, there are 17 shooters from among 45 athletes, who have been selected by the government for financial assistance under the Target Olympic Podium (TOP) scheme.

Saina Nehwal, P Kashyap lead Indian challenge at ABC

Saina Nehwal, P Kashyap lead Indian challenge at ABC

A rejuvenated Saina Nehwal and ace men's shuttler Parupalli Kashyap will spearhead the Indian challenge at the USD 200,000 Badminton Asia Championship, which gets underway at the Wuhan Sports Center Gymnasium here on Tuesday.

Saina Nehwal regains World No.1 ranking

Saina Nehwal regains World No.1 ranking

 Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal on Thursday regained the number one position in international rankings after China's Li Xuerui dropped a couple of rungs to third in the latest list issued on Thursday.

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.

Saina, Srikanth, Kashyap reach final, Sindhu ousted in Lucknow

Saina, Srikanth, Kashyap reach final, Sindhu ousted in Lucknow

 It will not be a Saina Nehwal versus P V Sindhu final in the women's singles but the men's singles will be an all-Indian affair with P Kashyap and K Srikanth set to clash for the title at the USD 120,000 Syed Modi International Badminton tournament, here.

Kidambi Srikanth achieves career-best ranking of 10th

Kidambi Srikanth achieves career-best ranking of 10th

Owing to his recent title victory at the China Open in Fuzhou, Kidambi Srikanth climbed up six places to achieve a career-best 10th in the men's singles category of the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings released Thursday.

Oil Minister felicitates Commonwealth medal winners

Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today felicitated the medal winners of Glasgow Commonwealth Games 2014, who are employees of oil PSUs.

Rio to be my last Olympics but Asiad, CWG on mind now: Lee

Two-time Olympic silver medallist, Lee Chong Wei on friday said he will make a last-ditch attempt to win the elusive Olympic gold at the Rio de Janeiro Games in 2016 but his priority this season remains winning titles at Commonwealth and Asian Games.

Srikanth eyes medals in team c`ship and top 10 ranking in 2014

Riding the crest of success in international badminton, India`s top ranked male shuttler Kidambi Srikanth is eyeing medals in team championships and breaking into the top-10 of world rankings this year.