Shuttler Kashyap advances to men's singles pre-quarters at Asiad
Shuttler Kashyap advances to men's singles pre-quarters at Asiad

Indian shuttler Parupalli Kashyap sailed into the men's singles pre-quarterfinals by registering a straight-game win over Afghanistan's Iqbal Ahmad Shekib at the 17th Asian Games here Thursday.

Indian medallists at Incheon Asian Games
Indian medallists at Incheon Asian Games

Following are the Indian medallists at the end of Day 5 of competitions at the 17th Asian Games here Wednesday:

Asian Games: Saina, Sindhu sail into second round of badminton
Asian Games: Saina, Sindhu sail into second round of badminton

India made a resounding start in the individual badminton event of the 17th Asian Games with ace shuttlers Saina Nehwal and P V Sindhu sailing into the second round of women's singles competition here Wednesday.

Indian pairs qualify for Australian Open main draw

Two Indian mixed doubles pairs qualified for the main draw of the $750,000 Australian Badminton Open Super Series by beating their opponents at the States Sports Centre here Tuesday.

I need to take the initiative with Pradnya: Ashwini

She played second fiddle to senior partner Jwala Gutta during their successful combination, but shuttler Ashwini Ponnappa now has a role reversal to enact in her fledgling women`s doubles partnership with the inexperienced Pradnya Gadre.