Parupalli ​Kashyap rises to World No.12
Parupalli ​Kashyap rises to World No.12

Boosted by the title win at the Syed Modi International Badminton Championships Sunday, Parupalli Kashyap rose three places to be ranked No.12 in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings released Thursday.

Critics wrote me off, says India GPG champion P Kashyap
Critics wrote me off, says India GPG champion P Kashyap

 After launching the new season with an emphatic title win at the just-concluded India's top shuttler Parupalli Kashyap said he needed this victory to silent the critics after been "written off".

Syed Modi GP: Saina Nehwal retains crown, P Kashyap wins men's singles title
Syed Modi GP: Saina Nehwal retains crown, P Kashyap wins men's singles title

 Saina Nehwal staged a scintillating comeback to defeat reigning world champion Carolina Marin and retain the women's singles title, while Parupalli Kashyap beat K Srikanth in an all-India final to win men's singles crown of the Syed Modi Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament here on Sunday.

Saina Nehwal beats world champion, wins Syed Modi title
Saina Nehwal beats world champion, wins Syed Modi title

Saina Nehwal staged a scintillating comeback to beat reigning world champion Carolina Marin and retain the women's singles title at the Syed Modi Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament here on Sunday.

Saina, Srikanth, Kashyap reach final, Sindhu ousted in Lucknow
Saina, Srikanth, Kashyap reach final, Sindhu ousted in Lucknow

 It will not be a Saina Nehwal versus P V Sindhu final in the women's singles but the men's singles will be an all-Indian affair with P Kashyap and K Srikanth set to clash for the title at the USD 120,000 Syed Modi International Badminton tournament, here.

Saina, Srikanth reach finals at Syed Modi International Badminton tournament
Saina, Srikanth reach finals at Syed Modi International Badminton tournament

Defending champion Saina Nehwal is just one step away from retaining her women's singles title, while world No. 5 Indian K Srikanth too reached the finals of the USD 120,000 Syed Modi International Badminton tournament, here on Saturday.

Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth reach semis at Syed Modi
Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth reach semis at Syed Modi

Defending champion Saina Nehwal inched closer to retaining her women's singles title, while other top Indian shuttlers, including P V Sindhu, also made it to the semifinals of the USD 120,000 Syed Modi International Badminton tournament, here on Friday.

Saina Nehwal reaches World No. 3, PV Sindhu back in top 10
Saina Nehwal reaches World No. 3, PV Sindhu back in top 10

Ace Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal and P V Sindhu rose to the third and ninth spots respectively but K Srikanth slipped to world number five in the latest BWF rankings issued on Thursday.

Kidambi Srikanth, Parupalli Kashyap advance to third round of Syed Modi Badminton
Kidambi Srikanth, Parupalli Kashyap advance to third round of Syed Modi Badminton

World number four Kidambi Srikanth and Commonwealth Games champion Parupalli Kashyap sailed into the third round of Syed Modi International Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament after scoring easy wins on what turned out to be a good outing for Indian shuttlers here today.

Saina, Sindhu, Srikanth & Kashyap enter 2nd round in Lucknow
Saina, Sindhu, Srikanth & Kashyap enter 2nd round in Lucknow

 Top Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal, P V Sindhu, K Srikanth and Parupalli Kashyap reached the second round of Syed Modi International Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament after scoring easy victories, here on Wednesday.

Saina Nehwal eyes title defence in Syed Modi International GP
Saina Nehwal eyes title defence in Syed Modi International GP

Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal will look to launch the new season with a bang when she starts her title defence at the Syed Modi International Grand Prix Gold Badminton Championship that gets underway with the qualifiers here tomorrow.

PV Sindhu, Ajay ​Jayaram reach semifinals of Malaysia Grand Prix Gold
PV Sindhu, Ajay ​Jayaram reach semifinals of Malaysia Grand Prix Gold

Top Indian shuttlers P V Sindhu and Ajay Jayaram notched up contrasting victories in the women's and men's singles competition respectively to reach the semifinals of the USD 120,000 Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold, here on Friday.

PV Sindhu, Parupalli Kashyap advance in Malaysia GP Gold
PV Sindhu, Parupalli Kashyap advance in Malaysia GP Gold

Leading Indian shuttler P.V. Sindhu reached the women's singles quarter-finals of the $120,000 Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold while Commonwealth Games gold medallist Parupalli Kashyap entered the men's singles pre-quarterfinals at the Stadium Perpaduan Kuching here Thursday.

PV Sindhu, Parupalli Kashyap move up in Malaysia Masters GP Gold
PV Sindhu, Parupalli Kashyap move up in Malaysia Masters GP Gold

Top Indian shuttlers, PV Sindhu and Parupalli Kashyap advanced to the women's singles quarterfinals and men's singles pre-quarterfinals, respectively, of the USD 120,000 Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold here on Thursday.

Super Lin Dan looks to third Olympic title in Rio
Super Lin Dan looks to third Olympic title in Rio

Two-time Olympic and five-time World champion Lin Dan on Wednesday said he is aiming to win his third Olympic title at the 2016 Rio Games.

60th National Ball Badminton Tournament begins in AP

 Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Wednesday said his government will shortly announce a sports policy in the state.

Padma Bhushan row: Who am I to demand award, asks Saina Nehwal
Padma Bhushan row: Who am I to demand award, asks Saina Nehwal

Indian badminton sensation Saina Nehwal stated on Monday that who is she to demand the Padma Bhushan award, with stories in the media running after she had expressed her disappointment for not being nominated for the prestigious award.

Padma Bhushan row: Examining possibility of recommending Saina Nehwal, says Sonowal
Padma Bhushan row: Examining possibility of recommending Saina Nehwal, says Sonowal

Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Sunday clarified that his ministry received the letter of nomination of badminton star Saina Nehwal for the Padma Bhushan only yesterday but said that it will "examine the possibility of recommending" her name for the award on Monday.

Padma Bhushan row: Saina Nehwal thanks fans for messages of support
Padma Bhushan row: Saina Nehwal thanks fans for messages of support

Indian badminton ace Saina Nehwal on Saturday thanked all her fans for their support after Sports Ministry decided to reject her application for the prestigious Padma Bhushan award this year, citing norms.

Looking to win more titles in 2015; coach kids: Saina Nehwal
Looking to win more titles in 2015; coach kids: Saina Nehwal

A successful 2014 behind her, ace India shuttler Saina Nehwal is now looking for an "even better" outing in the coming year with her eyes trained on 2016 Rio Olympics, besides getting ready to try her hand in coaching.