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.

Saina, Sindhu advance; Kahsyap out of Syed Modi

Established stars Saina Nehwal and P V Sindhu marched into the women`s quarterfinals but all the top four seeds, including defending champion P Kashyap, crashed out of the men`s event in the Syed Modi International India Grand Prix here Thursday.

Giant-killer Srikanth crashes out of Malaysia Open

National champion K Srikanth`s dream run came to an end after he suffered a straight-game defeat against fourth seed Tommy Sugiarto of Indonesia in the quarterfinals of the Malaysia Super Series Premier here on Friday.

Injured Sai Praneeth doubtful for senior nationals

Rising young shuttler B Sai Praneeth has injured his right shin muscle while playing in the ongoing 6th Tata Open India International Challenge here and is a doubtful starter for next week`s 78th Senior Nationals to be held in New Delhi.

Saina Nehwal expected to participate at badminton nationals

Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal is expected to return to the Senior National Badminton Championships after a gap of six years, while other stars like P V Sindhu and top men`s player P Kashyap have confirmed their participation in the event starting December 16

Indians lose on second day of China Open

Indian shuttlers endured a disappointing day at the China Open Super Series Premier with star player Saina Nehwal going down in the women`s singles second round while Parupalli Kashyap crashed out of the men`s singles competition.

Qualifying for Super Series final is my target: P Kashyap

Almost on the way to complete recovery from an ankle injury, India`s top shuttler Parupalli Kashyap is eyeing a "consistent" performance in the next four tournaments to reach his target of qualifying for the BWF Super Series Final to be held in Malaysia in December.

Consistent Srikanth eyes top 25 by year end

Satisfied with his "consistent" performance at the international circuit, the Thailand Open champion K Srikanth says he wants to sign off the year with a top-25 finish.

Sindhu, Kashyap win in team championship in PSPB meet

Top shuttlers P V Sindhu and P Kashyap won their respective matches to lead BPCL and IOCL respectively to women`s and men`s team championship finals on the opening day of the 35th PSPB Inter-Unit Badminton tournament on Monday.