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Must have separate camp for doubles: Prakash Padukone
Must have separate camp for doubles: Prakash Padukone

India should consider having a separate camp for doubles badminton players to improve the standard in this format, feels legendary shuttler Prakash Padukone.

Saina Nehwal wants Vimal Kumar as badminton coach for Incheon Asian Games
Saina Nehwal wants Vimal Kumar as badminton coach for Incheon Asian Games

Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal, who has been training under Vimal Kumar for the last one week, wants the former chief coach to travel to Incheon, Korea with her for the upcoming Asian Games.

HC seeks responses from Centre on PIL against badminton body

The Delhi High Court has sought responses from the Centre and others including the Badminton Association of India (BAI) on a PIL alleging "arbitrariness" in holding of election of office bearers of the sports body.

Parupalli Kashyap awarded Rs.25 lakh by BAI

The Badminton Association of India (BAI) Sunday announced cash rewards for Indian medal winners -- Parupalli Kashyap, Jwala Gutta, Ashwini Ponnappa, P.V. Sindhu and R.M.V. Gurusaidutt -- at the Commonwealth Games.

India has bid for 2017 Veterans World Championship: BAI

A series of big-ticket events, including the 2009 World championship and the ongoing prestigious Thomas and Uber Cup Finals, has firmly established India on world badminton scene in less than a decade.

BAI President announces Rs 40 lakh for Uber Cup team

Badminton Association of India (BAI) President Dr Akhilesh Das Gupta today announced a cash prize of Rs 40 lakhs for the Indian women`s team that created history by winning the bronze medal in the recently-concluded Li-Ning BWF Thomas and Uber Cup Finals.

India looking for specialist foreign doubles coach: BAI

India`s performance at the Thomas and Uber Cup finals have once again laid bare the country`s doubles woes and Badminton Association of India (BAI) has decided to address the recurring issue by hiring a specialist foreign doubles coach.

India bids for 2016 Veterans World Championship

A series of big-ticket events, including the 2009 World championship and the ongoing prestigious Thomas and Uber Cup Finals, has firmly established India on world badminton scene in less than a decade.

IBL to be postponed due to busy international calendar

A busy international calender has forced the Badminton Association of India (BAI) to postpone the second edition of the lucrative Indian Badminton League (IBL) that is scheduled for September-October.

Top shuttlers could miss part of Indian Badminton League

Top shuttlers including Lee Chong Wei, Saina Nehwal or P.V. Sindhu could miss part of the Indian Badminton League (IBL) which is coinciding with the $600,000 Denmark Open Super Series Premier to be held in Odense.

BAI brushes aside IBL clash of dates with Super Series event

Badminton Association of India is not too concerned with the dates of Denmark Super Series event clashing with the latter part of the 2nd edition of Indian Badminton League.

Indian Badminton League to be held from Sept 30 to Oct 15

The second edition of the Indian Badminton League (IBL) will be held from September 30 to October 15, the IBL Governing Council said today.

Home shuttlers face tough draws at India Open - Preview

A large Indian contingent led by top shuttlers Saina Nehwal and P.V. Sindhu will be vying for honours in the toughest India Open Super Series yet, which commences at the Siri Fort Sports Complex here Tuesday.

IBL to be held in September: BAI

The second edition of the cash-rich Indian Badminton League (IBL) will be held in September, Badminton Association of India (BAI) president Akhilesh Das Gupta said on Saturday.

Akhilesh Das Gupta unanimously re-elected as BAI President

Badminton Association of India (BAI) president Akhilesh Das Gupta was today unanimously re-elected for a four-year term, starting June 2014, as he was the only one to have filed the nomination for the post.

Akhilesh Das Gupta set to be re-elected BAI President

Akhilesh Das Gupta is set to be re-elected President of the Badminton Association of India President as he remained the only candidate for the coveted post at the end of the filing of the nominations, here on Tuesday.

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.

Saina again pulls out of Nationals

Star shuttler Saina Nehwal has pulled out of the ATS 78th Senior National badminton championship due to illness.

HC asks BAI to consider sending women`s team to 2014 tourneys

Observing that Badminton Association of India`s (BAI`s) move to send only men`s doubles team to upcoming Korean and Malaysian international tournaments amounted to gender discrimination, the Bombay High Court on Tuesday asked the Association to consider sending a women`s team also.

Life ban on Jwala Gutta: HC posts matter for March 3

The Delhi High Court will now hear on March 3 the matter concerning lifetime ban on ace shuttler Jwala Gutta by the Badminton Association of India (BAI) for alleged indiscipline.