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Malaysia Masters: Saina Nehwal, Ajay Jayaram reach quarterfinals of  Grand Prix Gold

Malaysia Masters: Saina Nehwal, Ajay Jayaram reach quarterfinals of Grand Prix Gold

World No. 1 Saina brushed aside Indonesia's Hanna Ramadini 21-17 21-12 in a 42-minute contest.

HC asks Maharashtra to decide on badminton player Prajakta Sawant's job plea

HC asks Maharashtra to decide on badminton player Prajakta Sawant's job plea

 The Bombay High Court on Monday asked the Maharashtra government to take a decision within a month on the badminton player Prajakta Sawant's application for a job in the sports quota.

Spend more time on badminton court: HC tells shuttler Sawant

The Bombay High Court on Monday asked shuttler Prajakta Sawant who had levelled allegations of mental harassment against India`s chief national coach Pullela Gopichand to improve her performance on badminton court to make herself eligible for selection in the core Indian team.

BAI revises Nationals draw after Bombay HC order

Following Bombay High Court`s directive to include Prajakta Sawant in the mixed doubles competition, the Badminton Association of India (BAI) today revised its draws in the doubles category of the 78th Senior National Championships at Siri Fort stadium here.

BAI to revise draws after high court ruling

The Badminton Association of India (BAI) Thursday had to revise its draws for the doubles competitions of the National Championships here after the Bombay High Court Wednesday directed them to allow Prajakta Sawant to participate in the mixed doubles event.

HC orders probe into non-selection of shuttler Prajakta Sawant

The Bombay High Court on Wednesday asked Sports Authority of India and the Union Government to conduct an inquiry to find out why badminton player Prajakta Sawant was not picked up in the Indian team for international matches.

Aparna-Prajakta win PSPB doubles title

The IOCL pair of Aparna Balan and Prajakta Sawant prevailed over Ashwini Ponnappa and Arathi Sara Sunil of ONGC 27-25, 21-15 in the women`s final doubles on the penultimate day of the 35th PSPB Inter Unit Badminton Tournament here Thursday.

Why are players scared to talk to Prajakta, asks Jwala

Jwala Gutta defended her current doubles partner Prajakta Sawant over her dispute with coach Pullela Gopichand and wondered why the country`s other shuttlers were not interecting with the Mumbai player on Tuesday.

HC seeks compromise solution to Prajakta Sawant-Gopichand feud

Seeking a compromise formula, the Bombay High Court today asked the Badminton Association of India (BAI) to consider whether it would bear the expenses for participation of player Prajakta Sawant in international tournaments.

Don`t fight over petty issues: HC tells BAI, players

The Bombay High Court on Thursday directed BAI to consider the entry of Jwala Gutta and Prajakta Sawant in the upcoming international tournaments.

Sawant`s petition malicious, devoid of merit, says Gopichand

Chief national badminton coach Pullela Gopichand termed the petition filed by shuttler Prajakta Sawant as "false and malicious" in his affidavit submitted to the Bombay High Court here today.

Gopichand ethically wrong to run private academy, says HC

In response to a petition filed by Prajakta Sawant, the Bombay HC on Monday rapped Pullela Gopichand for running a private academy while being the national badminton coach.

Saina stands by under-fire coach Gopichand

Olympic medallist Saina Nehwal today stood by her coach Pullela Gopichand, who had been accused of "mental harassment" by doubles specialist Prajakta Sawant, stating that she is totally "unaware" about "how these things are coming out."

HC allows shuttler Sawant to attend national camp

In a relief to shuttler Prajakta Sawant, who had accused national coach Pullela Gopichand of "mental harassment", the Bombay High Court has allowed the badminton player to attend the training camp at Gopichand`s academy in Hyderabad.