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PV Sindhu topples Saina Nehwal in latest BWF world rankings

PV Sindhu topples Saina Nehwal in latest BWF world rankings

In men's singles, Ajay Jayaram jumped four places to reach the 19th spot, while H S Prannoy also improved two spots to climb to the 25th place.

Bank of Baroda endorses Olympians P V Sindhu, K Srikanth

Bank of Baroda endorses Olympians P V Sindhu, K Srikanth

Bank of Baroda logo will now appear on the centre chest of the two athletes' playing jerseys in international and domestic tournaments under the aegis of Badminton World Federation Events- (BWF) and Badminton Association of India-sanctioned events, respectively.

Ratchanok Intanon: Thai shuttler cleared of doping violation ahead of Rio Games 2016

Ratchanok Intanon: Thai shuttler cleared of doping violation ahead of Rio Games 2016

The accusations against Intanon stemmed from a urine sample she provided on May 15, which was found to contain the drug Triamcinolone Acetonide.

Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth jump two spots in BWF rankings

Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth jump two spots in BWF rankings

Nehwal, who won her second Australian Open title early this week has climbed to sixth spot in women's singles, while Kidambi moved to 11th in the men's section.

Chinese great Lin Dan withdraws from World Superseries Finals

Chinese great Lin Dan withdraws from World Superseries Finals

Five-time world champion has withdrawn from the Dubai event due to injury.

Saina Nehwal to donate Rs 2 lakh for Tamil Nadu flood victims

Saina Nehwal to donate Rs 2 lakh for Tamil Nadu flood victims

Saina is currently ranked number two in BWF world rankings.

World No. 2 Saina Nehwal nominated for BWF Woman Player of the Year Award

World No. 2 Saina Nehwal nominated for BWF Woman Player of the Year Award

Saina became India's first world number one in women's singles and enjoyed a consistent run this season.

Srikanth, Prannoy, Jayaram lose place in BWF ranking

Srikanth, Prannoy, Jayaram lose place in BWF ranking

A series of few early exits have taken a toll on Srikanth, Prannoy and Jayaram.

Lin Dan surprised by Rio Olympics badminton venue

Lin Dan surprised by Rio Olympics badminton venue

Located at a pavilion of an exhibition centre near the Olympic park, the venue currently only has a temporary stand of five layers, the seating capacity of which is no more than 500.

Chinese shuttler Yu Xiaohan suspended for alleged doping

The BWF has referred the matter to its Doping Hearing Panel and a date in late January 2016 has been set for the hearing.

Jwala Gutta-Ashwini Ponnappa pair drops to 12 in world badminton ranking

Jwala Gutta-Ashwini Ponnappa pair drops to 12 in world badminton ranking

Top Indian doubles shuttlers Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa dropped a spot to be ranked No.12 in the latest women's doubles rankings released by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) on Thursday.

Bringing `sexy` back for Chinese badminton fans

Bringing `sexy` back for Chinese badminton fans

Badminton`s bid to make women players wear skirts may have been ill-advised, but the sport is again seeking a "sexy" new image to bring in fans and revenue.

BWF secretary Thomas Lund hails Saina Nehwal, says Indian is working hard to maximise her brand

BWF secretary Thomas Lund hails Saina Nehwal, says Indian is working hard to maximise her brand

Badminton World Federation (BWF) on Tuesday hailed World No.1 Saina Nehwal's recent multi-million dollar management contract as another sign of badminton's continued rise to prominence in sport's global commercial industry.

Incorrect Spanish anthem played at badminton Worlds

Incorrect Spanish anthem played at badminton Worlds

 An incorrect version of the Spanish national anthem was played during the medal presentation ceremony of the badminton World Championships here on Sunday.

Indian shuttler HS Prannoy rises to World No.12

Indian shuttler HS Prannoy rises to World No.12

Indian shuttler H.S. Prannoy rose a place to be at No.12 in the men's singles rankings released by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) on Thursday.

Lee Chong Wei happy to be team player in quest for individual goals

Lee Chong Wei happy to be team player in quest for individual goals

Former world number one Lee Chong Wei is by far the biggest name in the Southeast Asian Games` badminton tournament but the Malaysian shuttler is happy to keep his return from a doping ban low-key as he eyes bigger goals.

Badminton joins SportAccord exodus over IOC attack

Badminton joins SportAccord exodus over IOC attack

Badminton has severed ties with SportAccord, adding its name to a fast-growing exodus of sports abandoning the umbrella organisation following a scathing attack by its chief on the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

Saina Nehwal regains top spot in world rankings

Saina Nehwal regains top spot in world rankings

Star Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal today regained the number one spot in the latest BWF world rankings released on Thursday. 

Malaysian Lee Chong Wei denied world championship wildcard

Malaysian Lee Chong Wei denied world championship wildcard

The Badminton World Federation (BWF) have opted against giving twice Olympic silver medallist Lee Chong Wei a wildcard for the world championship, leaving Malaysia in an awkward selection position.

Panel detail Lee Chong Wei's negligent practices in doping case

Panel detail Lee Chong Wei's negligent practices in doping case

For seven years, Lee Chong Wei, one of badminton`s finest athletes, took cordyceps tablets from unmarked containers on the advice of a mysterious friend without any knowledge of how they were capsulated or stored.