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Sindhu is a great fighter but can do a notch higher, says coach Gopichand

Sindhu is a great fighter but can do a notch higher, says coach Gopichand

As the Indian shuttler is all set to face world number three Nozomi Okuhara in the semis tomorrow, her coach feels that she can do much better in terms of her defensive ability.

Aug 17, 2016, 13:03 PM IST
PV Sindhu has not been using her mobile phone for last two months, says mother

PV Sindhu has not been using her mobile phone for last two months, says mother

The 21-year-old from Hyderabad defeated world number two and London Olympics silver medallist Wang Yihan of China in straight games 22-20, 21-19 to keep India's medal hopes alive at Rio.

Aug 17, 2016, 12:40 PM IST
VIDEO: What a finish! WATCH PV Sindhu's winning moment against World No. 2 Wang Yihan

VIDEO: What a finish! WATCH PV Sindhu's winning moment against World No. 2 Wang Yihan

Sindhu became the second Indian women's player to reach the semis of Olympics after Saina Nehwal.

Aug 17, 2016, 10:06 AM IST
Rio 2016 Olympics: PV Sindhu shows it's not always about Saina vs China in big events

Rio 2016 Olympics: PV Sindhu shows it's not always about Saina vs China in big events

Saina created history at London Olympics 2012 where she became the first Indian badminton player to win a medal at the biggest sporting spectacle.

Aug 17, 2016, 08:49 AM IST
India at Rio Olympics 2016, Day 11 Recap: PV Sindhu's win overshwadowed Narsingh's dope saga

India at Rio Olympics 2016, Day 11 Recap: PV Sindhu's win overshwadowed Narsingh's dope saga

Sindhu now stood just a win away from assuring India an elusive medal at the Rio Olympics.

Aug 17, 2016, 06:32 AM IST
Rio Olympics 2016: PV Sindhu shocks World No 2 Wang Yihan to enter semis; keeps India's medal hopes alive

Rio Olympics 2016: PV Sindhu shocks World No 2 Wang Yihan to enter semis; keeps India's medal hopes alive

The 21-year-old from Hyderabad defeated world number two and London Olympics silver medallist Wang Yihan of China in straight games to keep India's medal hopes alive at Rio.

Aug 17, 2016, 04:40 AM IST
2016 Rio Olympics: Saina Nehwal seeded fifth; PV Sindhu, K Srikanth get ninth seed

2016 Rio Olympics: Saina Nehwal seeded fifth; PV Sindhu, K Srikanth get ninth seed

The seedings are based on today's (July 21, 2016) World Rankings for the final confirmed Olympic qualifiers, and will be used for the draw on July 26.

Jul 21, 2016, 20:30 PM IST
Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth reach semis of Australian Open

Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth reach semis of Australian Open

In an extraordinary long first game, Saina held on to her nerves in the face of some awesome badminton played by Ratchanok who used her touch to good effect.

Jun 10, 2016, 15:06 PM IST
Wang Yihan ends Saina Nehwal's run at Asian Badminton Championship

Wang Yihan ends Saina Nehwal's run at Asian Badminton Championship

Indian badminton star Saina Nehwal's solid run at the Asian badminton Championship ended on Saturday.

Apr 30, 2016, 15:48 PM IST
Asia Badminton Championship: Saina Nehwal enters semis, plays Wang Yihan of China

Asia Badminton Championship: Saina Nehwal enters semis, plays Wang Yihan of China

Saina has a 9-4 career head-to-head lead over her semi-final opponent.

Apr 29, 2016, 16:54 PM IST
2016 Malaysia Open Superseries: Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu enter quarterfinals with contrasting victories

2016 Malaysia Open Superseries: Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu enter quarterfinals with contrasting victories

World No. 1 Carolina Marin, Chinese duo of Wang Shixian and Wang Yihan also reached the last eight.

Apr 07, 2016, 18:18 PM IST
Swiss Open: Saina Nehwal reaches last four after registering win against Sayaka Sato

Swiss Open: Saina Nehwal reaches last four after registering win against Sayaka Sato

Two-time champion, Saina took another step towards the Swiss Open crown after ekeing out a 13-21 21-15 21-14 win.

Mar 19, 2016, 16:12 PM IST
Saina Nehwal advised two-week rest

Saina Nehwal advised two-week rest

Saina recently missed Hong Kong Super Series due to the injury.

Nov 19, 2015, 20:05 PM IST
China Open: Saina Nehwal beats Wang Yihan to enter final

China Open: Saina Nehwal beats Wang Yihan to enter final

Saina beat former World Champion and old foe Yihan Wang of China 21-13, 21-18 in 41 minutes.

Nov 14, 2015, 15:11 PM IST
Denmark Open: PV Sindhu stuns Wang Yihan, sails into semi-finals

Denmark Open: PV Sindhu stuns Wang Yihan, sails into semi-finals

Two-time bronze medallist at World Championship, P V Sindhu continued her rampaging run at the Denmark Open by advancing to the semi-finals after defeating former World No.1 Chinese Wang Yihan in straight games at the USD 650,000 Super Series Premier event here.

Oct 17, 2015, 10:07 AM IST
Saina Nehwal aims to excel in all Super Series in run up to Rio Olympics

Saina Nehwal aims to excel in all Super Series in run up to Rio Olympics

World Championship silver medallist shuttler Saina Nehwal is aiming to remain injury free and excel in all the Super Series tournaments in the run up to next year's Rio Olympics.

Aug 19, 2015, 13:30 PM IST
2015 World Badminton Championship final: Saina Nehwal vs Carolina Marin - Preview

2015 World Badminton Championship final: Saina Nehwal vs Carolina Marin - Preview

Saina Nehwal takes on Carolina Marin on Sunday in the 2015 World Badminton Championship women's singles final in Jakarta.

Aug 16, 2015, 10:49 AM IST

World Badminton Championships semi-final: Saina Nehwal vs Lindaweni Fanetri - As it happened...

A brilliant Saina Nehwal beats unseeded Indonesian Lindaweni Fanetri​ in straight sets 21-17, 21-17 to enter her maiden World Badminton Championships final on Saturday.

Aug 15, 2015, 16:14 PM IST
Sports icons laud Saina Nehwal for reaching maiden world badminton semis

Sports icons laud Saina Nehwal for reaching maiden world badminton semis

Sports icons on Friday took to Twitter to congratulate ace shuttler Saina Nehwal for reaching the singles semi-finals at the badminton world championships on Friday.

Aug 14, 2015, 23:23 PM IST
World Badminton Championship: I played with lot of patience and it showed, says Saina Nehwal

World Badminton Championship: I played with lot of patience and it showed, says Saina Nehwal

Assured of at least a bronze at the World Badminton Championship, ace shuttler Saina Nehwal today described her quarterfinal win as "special" and said patience was the key to her success, here on Friday.

Aug 14, 2015, 22:57 PM IST