Indian challenge ends at Chinese Taipei GP
Indian challenge ends at Chinese Taipei GP

India's challenge ended at the USD 200,000 Chinese Taipei Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament after top shuttlers P V Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth, and fast-rising Sameer Verma lost their respective second round matches here on Thursday.

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.

Capable players should get government scheme: Saina Nehwal
Capable players should get government scheme: Saina Nehwal

Thanking the government for lending a helping hand to the country's top sportspersons, India's champion shuttler Saina Nehwal hopes the establishment will now put its weight behind upcoming talents striving to make a mark globally.

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, PV​ Sindhu win; Parupalli​ Kashyap loses in Asia Championship
Saina Nehwal, PV​ Sindhu win; Parupalli​ Kashyap loses in Asia Championship

World No. 1 Saina Nehwal started her campaign with a hard-fought win, while P V Sindhu too continued her rampaging run but it was curtains for top men's shuttler Parupalli Kashyap at the USD 200,000 Badminton Asia Championship here on Thursday.

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.

Saina Nehwal drops a place to World No. 2
Saina Nehwal drops a place to World No. 2

Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal's stay at the top of the table was cut short as she dropped a place to be World No. 2 in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings released on Thursday.

Saina Nehwal skips Singapore Open, Kidambi Srikanth leads India
Saina Nehwal skips Singapore Open, Kidambi Srikanth leads India

Olympic bronze-medallist Saina Nehwal has withdrawn from USD 300,000 Singapore Open Super Series badminton tournament to recharge her batteries after competing at the highest level for the last few weeks.

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.

Saina, Srikanth reach finals at Syed Modi International Badminton tournament
Saina, Srikanth reach finals at Syed Modi International Badminton tournament

Defending champion Saina Nehwal is just one step away from retaining her women's singles title, while world No. 5 Indian K Srikanth too reached the finals of the USD 120,000 Syed Modi International Badminton tournament, here on Saturday.

Saina, Sindhu, Srikanth & Kashyap enter 2nd round in Lucknow
Saina, Sindhu, Srikanth & Kashyap enter 2nd round in Lucknow

 Top Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal, P V Sindhu, K Srikanth and Parupalli Kashyap reached the second round of Syed Modi International Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament after scoring easy victories, here on Wednesday.

PV Sindhu, Ajay ​Jayaram reach semifinals of Malaysia Grand Prix Gold
PV Sindhu, Ajay ​Jayaram reach semifinals of Malaysia Grand Prix Gold

Top Indian shuttlers P V Sindhu and Ajay Jayaram notched up contrasting victories in the women's and men's singles competition respectively to reach the semifinals of the USD 120,000 Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold, here on Friday.

Indian badminton makes unprecedented leap in 2014
Indian badminton makes unprecedented leap in 2014

It turned out to be a watershed year for Indian badminton as the home shuttlers clinched no less than eight individual titles and also broke new grounds in team championships, making India a dominant force at the international stage.

Hope to continue good run next year: PV Sindhu
Hope to continue good run next year: PV Sindhu

 Expressing happiness over defending the Macau Open, ace shuttler P V Sindhu on Tuesday hoped to keep the momentum going and continue the successful run in the new year.

Happy to end season on a high: PV Sindhu
Happy to end season on a high: PV Sindhu

After successfully defending her title at the Macau Open, India's teen sensation P V Sindhu on Sunday said she was happy to win her first title of the year and end the season on a high.

PV Sindhu eyes title defence at Macau Open
PV Sindhu eyes title defence at Macau Open

Teen sensation P V Sindhu will look to shrug off the disappointment of her second round loss at Hong Kong when she starts her title defence in the women's singles competition of the USD 120,000 Macau Grand Prix Gold, which begins here on Monday.

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.

P V Sindhu loses in Hong Kong Open
P V Sindhu loses in Hong Kong Open

Ace Indian shuttler P V Sindhu suffered a three-game loss to lesser-ranked Nozomi Okuhara of Japan in the second round of USD 350,000 Hong Kong Super Series in Kowloon here on Thursday.

Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth advance to pre-quarters of Hong Kong Open
Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth advance to pre-quarters of Hong Kong Open

Kidambi Srikanth continued his giant-killing spree while Saina Nehwal hardly broke a sweat to advance to the pre-quarterfinals of the USD 350,000 Hong Kong Super Series in Kowloon here on Wednesday.