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Former world champion Ronnie O`Sullivan has withdrawn from the China Open for health reasons, World Snooker announced on Friday.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

Indians can beat Chinese, says Saina Nehwal
Indians can beat Chinese, says Saina Nehwal

Saina Nehwal said on Tuesday that Indians can beat their Chinese opponents in badminton. But the ace shuttler is aware of the difficulties in repeating such performances.

After conquering China, in-form Saina Nehwal aims to become World No.1
After conquering China, in-form Saina Nehwal aims to become World No.1

Upbeat over winning the China Open title and moving up to the fourth spot in the latest BWF rankings, star shuttler Saina Nehwal says she is working on becoming the best in the world.

Kidambi Srikanth arrives in Hyderabad to a warm welcome
Kidambi Srikanth arrives in Hyderabad to a warm welcome

Kidambi Srikanth, the newly-crowned China Open champion, returned here in the early hours of Monday to a warm welcome by his coach, relatives and friends.

Best minds don't get into coaching, make it lucrative: Pullela Gopichand
Best minds don't get into coaching, make it lucrative: Pullela Gopichand

Indian badminton may be basking in glory with Kidambi Srikanth and Saina Nehwal winning the China Open but chief coach Pullela Gopichand warned that it would be difficult to produce next level of world-class shuttlers if the country fails to attract great coaches.

Saina Nehwal bows out of Hong Kong Super Series
Saina Nehwal bows out of Hong Kong Super Series

India's campaign in the women's singles of the USD 350,000 Hong Kong Super Series came to an end after ace shuttler Saina Nehwal was stunned by Tai Tzu Ying of Chinese Taipei in the quarterfinals here on Friday.

Kidambi Srikanth achieves career-best ranking of 10th
Kidambi Srikanth achieves career-best ranking of 10th

Owing to his recent title victory at the China Open in Fuzhou, Kidambi Srikanth climbed up six places to achieve a career-best 10th in the men's singles category of the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings released Thursday.

New Indian hero Kidambi Srikanth rises as Lee Chong Wei`s star falls
New Indian hero Kidambi Srikanth rises as Lee Chong Wei`s star falls

Overnight sensation Kidambi Srikanth will try to write more positive headlines for badminton this week in Hong Kong after he shocked the great Lin Dan in the China Open final -- just months after a meningitis scare.