Thomas Cup

 Denmark bags Europe's maiden Thomas Cup title

Denmark bags Europe's maiden Thomas Cup title

With this win, Denamrk became only the fifth country after Indonesia, China, Malaysia and Japan to win the prestigious badminton team title.

May 22, 2016, 19:29 PM IST
Indian eves enter quarters of Uber Cup, men's team exits

Indian eves enter quarters of Uber Cup, men's team exits

Olympic bronze medallist, Saina defeated World No. 5 Nozomi Okuhara 18-21 6-21.

May 18, 2016, 18:29 PM IST
India girls in Uber Cup quarters, men fade in Thomas Cup

India girls in Uber Cup quarters, men fade in Thomas Cup

The Indian Eves now lock horns with 2014 runners-up Japan in their final group game on Wednesday.

May 17, 2016, 19:04 PM IST
China seek Olympic boost with Cup titles

China seek Olympic boost with Cup titles

The sport`s pre-eminent nation suffered a blip at the last Thomas Cup in 2014 when Lin`s team were stunned in the semi-finals by Japan, who then beat Malaysia in the final.

May 14, 2016, 06:52 AM IST
Lin Dan earns meeting with world champ Chen Long

Lin Dan earns meeting with world champ Chen Long

Olympic champion Lin Dan earned his most significant world tour showdown in two-and-a-half years with a third successive straight games victory to ensure a meeting with world champion Chen Long in the semi-finals of the All-England Open.

Mar 07, 2015, 10:35 AM IST
Danish badminton players allege match-fixing offer

Danish badminton players allege match-fixing offer

Badminton`s governing body has asked police to investigate claims by the world number nine and another Danish player that they were approached to throw matches.

Oct 15, 2014, 15:18 PM IST
We can beat Korea in Asiad: R M V Gurusaidutt

We can beat Korea in Asiad: R M V Gurusaidutt

Commonwealth Games bronze medallist R M V Gurusaidutt is desperate to avenge India's Thomas Cup loss to Korea when they open their campaign against the hosts in badminton team event in the upcoming Asian Games in Incheon, Korea.

Sep 17, 2014, 13:53 PM IST

I can win gold at Commonwealth Games: Parupalli Kashyap

Ace shuttler Parupalli Kashyap, who finished with a bronze at the Delhi Commonwealth Games four years ago, says he is targeting a gold medal in the men`s singles and hopes lady luck will be on his side during the Glasgow edition.

Jul 18, 2014, 11:37 AM IST

Srikanth slips to 23, Kashyap back in top-20 chart

Young Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth slipped down the ladder, losing 10 positions to be placed at 23rd spot in the latest Badminton World Federation rankings released in Kuala Lumpur on Thursday.

Jun 12, 2014, 16:41 PM IST

BWF president pleased with growth of Indian badminton

Badminton World Federation (BWF) president Poul-Erik Hoyer Wednesday said he was pleased with the growth of the sport in India and congratulated the Indian team for clinching a bronze at the recently concluded Uber Cup.

May 29, 2014, 02:07 AM IST

Japan down Malaysia to claim maiden Thomas Cup title

Takuma Ueda prevailed in a thrilling decider as Japan claimed their maiden Thomas Cup title by edging out five-times champions Malaysia 3-2 in a pulsating final of the men`s team event on Sunday.

May 25, 2014, 22:54 PM IST

Lee Chong Wei, Li Xuerui capture annual BWF awards

World No.1 men`s singles player, Lee Chong Wei won the Badminton World Federation`s (BWF) 2013 Male Player of the Year award. He has also won the award in 2009, 2010 and 2011.

May 25, 2014, 14:12 PM IST

China leads the way to Thomas, Uber Cup semis

Badminton powerhouse China led a parade of top nations into the semi-finals of the men`s Thomas Cup and the women`s Uber Cup team championships in New Delhi on Thursday.

May 23, 2014, 01:07 AM IST

`Super Dan` leaves rivals awestruck at Thomas Cup

Unmatched genius and an enigmatic personality to the core, Chinese superstar Lin Dan has taken the international badminton by storm despite coming back after a year`s break leaving his rival shuttlers here at the Thomas Cup in awe of the maverick who goes by the nickname `Super Dan`.

May 22, 2014, 14:58 PM IST

India to play Indonesia in Uber Cup quarterfinal

The Saina Nehwal led Indian women’s team will take on Indonesia in the quarterfinals of the Uber Cup after the draws were announced by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) late here Wednesday.

May 22, 2014, 08:21 AM IST

There was too much pressure on our singles players: Kashyap

With little to cheer about their performance in the Thomas Cup, where India failed to make the quarters, captain Parupalli Kashyap said that his team always had its back against the wall as there was too much pressure on the singles players to pull off three out of three matches.

May 21, 2014, 21:41 PM IST

India salvage pride with 3-2 win over Germany in Thomas Cup

The Indian men`s team today salvaged some pride with a thrilling 3-2 victory over Germany in their inconsequential Group C tie to end its campaign at the Thomas Cup badminton tournament on a positive note at the Siri Fort Sports Complex here.

May 21, 2014, 21:27 PM IST

France make quarter-finals in Thomas Cup debut

France made a memorable Thomas Cup debut by joining favourites China in the quarter-finals from group D with a 3-2 win over Russia in New Delhi on Tuesday.

May 21, 2014, 11:44 AM IST

Badminton World Federation to review scoring system

A new era beckons for badminton as the sport`s world governing body asked for suggestions on a possible new scoring system. A discussion about alternative options to the current scoring system will be held at the Badminton World Federation`s annual Member’s Forum in New Delhi on Friday.

May 21, 2014, 08:17 AM IST

Srikanth`s singles defeat rankles captain Kashyap

Their quarter-finals hopes dashed following a 2-3 defeat against Korea, captain Parupalli Kashyap rued Kidambi Srikanth`s defeat in the first singles that led to India`s ouster from the tournament, here today.

May 19, 2014, 20:40 PM IST