Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu lose in Badminton Asia Championship
Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu lose in Badminton Asia Championship

Indian challenge ended at the Asia badminton championship with Saina Nehwal and P V Sindhu suffering three-game defeats in the quarterfinals of the continental championship here today.

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, 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.

It won't be easy but I hope to be No.1 for long, says Saina Nehwal
It won't be easy but I hope to be No.1 for long, says Saina Nehwal

It won't be easy to hold her recently-acquired number one position in the world rankings but ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal says she is confident of a long reign at the top and is prepared to put in the extra effort for it.

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.

Hope more youngsters take up sports as career: Sania Mirza
Hope more youngsters take up sports as career: Sania Mirza

Back in the country after a third successive WTA title triumph which catapulted her to the top of world doubles rankings, Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza hopes that her feat would inspire youngsters to take up the sport as a career.

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 confident of reclaiming top spot
Saina Nehwal confident of reclaiming top spot

Far from mourning the end of her brief reign as the world number one, shuttler Saina Nehwal is happy that she at least made it to where no other non-Chinese could reach in the last four years.

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.

Chen Long, Carolina Marin win titles in Malaysia Open
Chen Long, Carolina Marin win titles in Malaysia Open

China's Chen Long and Spain's Carolina Marin clinched the men's and women's singles titles, respectively, in the $500,000 Malaysia Open Superseries Premier badminton tournament at the Putra Stadium here on Sunday.

Malaysian Open: Clash of the titans with Chen and Lin in finals
Malaysian Open: Clash of the titans with Chen and Lin in finals

World number one Chen Long and his illustrious compatriot Lin Dan will clash in the finals of the Malaysian Open on Sunday after both Chinese shuttlers overcame their opponents at the semi-final stage on Saturday.

Saina knocked out from Malaysia Open, loses No 1 ranking
Saina knocked out from Malaysia Open, loses No 1 ranking

Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal will lose her world no. 1 ranking after her gallant fight against Olympic champion Li Xuerui in the semifinals ended in heartbreak at the USD 500,000 Malaysia Open Super Series Premier badminton tournament, here on Saturday.

Chinese superstars Chen Long, Lin Dan on collision course at Malaysia Open
Chinese superstars Chen Long, Lin Dan on collision course at Malaysia Open

World number one Chen Long cruised again on Friday while his legendary compatriot Lin Dan survived a scare, but the Chinese shuttlers stayed on a collision course for the final of the Malaysia Open.

Saina Nehwal enters Malaysia Open semis
Saina Nehwal enters Malaysia Open semis

World No.1 Saina Nehwal beat Chinese Sun Yu 21-11, 18-21, 21-17 to reach the semi-finals of the $500,000 Malaysia Open Superseries Premier at the Putra Stadium here on Friday.

Saina in quarters, Prannoy, Kashyap lose in Malaysia Open
Saina in quarters, Prannoy, Kashyap lose in Malaysia Open

World No.1 Saina Nehwal reached the quarter-finals while men's singles shuttlers H.S. Prannoy and Parupalli Kashyap suffered crushing defeats in the second round of the $500,000 Malaysia Open Superseries Premier at the Putra Stadium here on Thursday.

Saina Nehwal thanks fans after officially becoming World No. 1
Saina Nehwal thanks fans after officially becoming World No. 1

As the Badminton World Federation (BWF) released its latest rankings on Thursday where ace India shuttler Saina Nehwal officially became the World No. 1, she thanked all her fans for their support.

China`s Chen Long, Lin Dan dominate Malaysia Open
China`s Chen Long, Lin Dan dominate Malaysia Open

World champion Chen Long of China was on top form as he stormed into the second round of the Malaysia Open after an easy win over Japan`s Takuma Ueda on Wednesday.

Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth enter second round of Malaysia Open
Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth enter second round of Malaysia Open

Newly-crowned India Open champions, Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth continued their rampaging international run, notching up contrasting victories to enter the second round of the USD 500,000 Malaysia Open Super Series Premier, here on Wednesday.

Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth look to good progress in Malaysia Open
Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth look to good progress in Malaysia Open

Fresh from victories in the Indian Open, leading Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth will look to continue their progress at the $500,000 Malaysia Open Superseries Premier at the Putra Stadium here.

Improvement in consistency after Gopichand split is evident, says Saina Nehwal
Improvement in consistency after Gopichand split is evident, says Saina Nehwal

Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal, who won the Indian Open title on Sunday beating former world champion Thailand's Ratchanok Intanon praised her current coach Vimal Kumar for her consistent performances.