Former badminton star Prakash Padukone today voiced his reluctance to the idea of changing the existing three-game format to explore the Badminton World Federation`s (BWF) proposal of five games of 11 points each.
Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal`s decision to skip the Japan Open Super Series has cost her a place in the latest women`s singles rankings released by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) Thursday.
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.
The proposal to consider a new scoring system might have come under a lot of criticism from players and coaches across the world, but Badminton World Federation (BWF) today clarified that it is only in the discussion stage and nothing concrete has come up.
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.
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.
They will be on the same side of the court probably for the first time while representing India and teen sensation P V Sindhu says playing alongside Saina Nehwal will strengthen the team, which is set to compete in the upcoming Li-Ning BWF Thomas and Uber Cup Finals here.