World Championship results depends on fitness: Saina Nehwal
World Championship results depends on fitness: Saina Nehwal

India's badminton queen Saina Nehwal is focusing on her "game and skill" for the upcoming tournaments, including the World championship, but said the results will depend on overall fitness.

Capable players should get government scheme: Saina Nehwal
Capable players should get government scheme: Saina Nehwal

Thanking the government for lending a helping hand to the country's top sportspersons, India's champion shuttler Saina Nehwal hopes the establishment will now put its weight behind upcoming talents striving to make a mark globally.

Wu Ashun breaks away to win China Open
Wu Ashun breaks away to win China Open

China`s Wu Ashun shot a one-under par 71 on Sunday to break a logjam at the top of the leaderboard and secure an historic victory in the Volvo China Open in Shanghai.

Holder Alexander Levy in four-way tie for China Open lead
Holder Alexander Levy in four-way tie for China Open lead

Defending champion Alexander Levy failed to capitalise on a super start to his third round and was forced to settle for a four-way share of the lead at the European Tour`s China Open on Saturday.

Frenchmen Quesne, Levy move ahead in China
Frenchmen Quesne, Levy move ahead in China

Frenchman Julien Quesne fired a five-under-par 67 to grab the halfway lead at the China Open on Friday after his compatriot and defending champion Alexander Levy faltered over the closing stages of his second round.

Thomas Bjorn shines in Jakarta, David Howell on form in China
Thomas Bjorn shines in Jakarta, David Howell on form in China

European Tour Players Committee chairman Thomas Bjorn, who shunned his own circuit this week to play on the Asian Tour, shook off the jet lag to grab a share of the first round lead at the Indonesia Masters on Thursday.

Alexander Levy bids to hold off teenager Li Haotong at China Open
Alexander Levy bids to hold off teenager Li Haotong at China Open

Alexander Levy is aiming to retain his Volvo China Open title in Shanghai this week but will be expecting a strong challenge from emerging homegrown teenage star Li Haotong.

Neil Robertson stunned in China Open snooker
Neil Robertson stunned in China Open snooker

 Former world champion Neil Robertson was knocked out of the China Open snooker tournament in the first round here on Monday.

Thought of quitting badminton after last year's worlds: Saina Nehwal
Thought of quitting badminton after last year's worlds: Saina Nehwal

Saina Nehwal, who created history by reaching the pinnacle of world badminton ranking, on Saturday said she had contemplated "quitting badminton" after last year's World Championships.

Saina Nehwal has achieved three great things this year: Uday Pawar
Saina Nehwal has achieved three great things this year: Uday Pawar

India's ace shuttler Saina Nehwal had achieved three memorable feats this year enroute to her gaining the coveted and unprecedented World No.1 status on Saturday, said former international Uday Pawar.

Ronnie O`Sullivan pulls out of China Open
Ronnie O`Sullivan pulls out of China Open

Former world champion Ronnie O`Sullivan has withdrawn from the China Open for health reasons, World Snooker announced on Friday.

I never give up, says Kidambi Srikanth
I never give up, says Kidambi Srikanth

On a roll since his China Open triumph, ace shuttler Kidambi Srikanth on Monday attributed his success and meteoric rise in world rankings to a "never give up till the end" attitude and said he is ready to work harder to achieve the unprecedented World No. 1 status.

Saina Nehwal takes positives from All England performance
Saina Nehwal takes positives from All England performance

A dream All England title might have slipped through her fingers but Saina Nehwal on Monday insisted on taking positives out of the prestigious tournament, saying her consistency and improvement in overall game will help her to do well in the season ahead.

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.

Biopic on me should promote badminton: Saina Nehwal
Biopic on me should promote badminton: Saina Nehwal

Ace shuttler and Olympic Bronze medallist Saina Nehwal on Tuesday said that she won't mind a biopic made on her life and wants it to highlight the sport of badminton rather than focus on her.

Saina Nehwal stuns Shixian Wang in World Super Series finals
Saina Nehwal stuns Shixian Wang in World Super Series finals

Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal dished out a dominating performance to post a straight-game win over two-time All England Champion Shixian Wang of China and start her campaign on a positive note at the season-ending BWF's World Super Series badminton final, here on Wednesday.

PV Sindhu defends Macau Open title
PV Sindhu defends Macau Open title

PV Sindhu defeated South Korea's Kim Hyo Min 21-12, 21-17 to win the Macau Open Grand Prix title on Sunday. The Indian shuttler's performance was a mega affair after just pocketing the game in 45 minutes.

China Open is one of the toughest tournaments to win: Saina Nehwal
China Open is one of the toughest tournaments to win: Saina Nehwal

Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal recently added another trophy to her overcrowded cabinet when she won the China Open. Saina won her third title of the year by defeating Akane Yamaguchi of Japan 21-12, 22-20 in the women's singles finals which lasted 42 minutes at the Haixia Olympic Sport Center.

Post China Open win, Kidambi Srikanth confident of doing well
Post China Open win, Kidambi Srikanth confident of doing well

Having beaten two-time Olympic gold medallist Lin Dan to clinch the China Open title, India's latest badminton sensation K Srikanth on Wednesday said he is now confident of doing well in the future.

Exclusive: China Open is one of the toughest tournaments, says Saina

China Open is one of the toughest tournaments to win in a year because the competition is very high, said Saina Nehwal in an exclusive interview to Zee Media.