India to field biggest ever team at World Badminton Championship
India to field biggest ever team at World Badminton Championship

India will be fielding its biggest and strongest team at the World Badminton Championships in Indonesia, providing them their best chance of winning medals at the prestigious tournament next month.

I am very happy with the decision: Jwala Gutta

Jwala Gutta has expressed her happiness over Delhi High Court’s order asking Badminton Association of India (BAI) to allow her to participate in the upcoming international tournaments.

Delhi HC allows Jwala Gutta to play international tournaments

Delhi High Court on Thursday allowed shuttler Jwala Gutta to participate in international matches till the enquiry against her is over.

Arunachalee shuttler Laa Talar to represent India

Arunachalee shuttler Laa Talar will represent India at Badminton Asia Championship starting Tuesday in Kudos, Indonesia.

Saina has to balance training, competition and rest: Prakash

The main challenge for Saina Nehwal currently is to strike a perfect balance among training, competing and in taking time off to rest and recover, feels Prakash Padukone.

India`s campaign over at New Zealand Badminton Open

India`s campaign at the New Zealand Badminton Open ended on Friday after Ajay Jayaram and Arvind Bhat lost their respective quarterfinal matches of the men`s singles event here.

Juniors shuttlers doing well: Gopichand

Not just the top shuttlers like Saina Nehwal and P Kashyap, but others at the juniors and sub-junior levels are also doing well in the international circuit, which says a lot about the future of the game in India, chief national coach Pullela Gopichand said here on Saturday.

Saina leads a record Indian field in All England C`ship

Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal will return to Great Britain with a renewed hope of clinching the prestigious All England title but a tough draw awaits her in the women`s singles of the Super Series Premier event, which starts with the qualifiers here tomorrow.

Saina enters semifinals of Malaysian Super Series

Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal survived a scare from lower-ranked Japanese Nozomi Okuhara before advancing to the semifinals of the Malaysian Super Series in the women`s singles competition here on Friday.

Gopichand, BAI praise Indian shuttlers

National badminton coach Pulella Gopichand has praised the shuttlers, including Saina Nehwal and Parupalli Kashyap, for their performance on the global stage which he said has given a fillip to the game in the country.

Saina`s on-court performances inspire me: Sindhu

India`s rising badminton star P V Sindhu, who made headlines after her win over Olympic gold medallist Li Xuerui, draws inspiration from Saina Nehwal`s on-court performances and wants to be as successful as the world number three some day.

Back in action, Sindhu raring to go at Hong Kong and China

Returning to action after a month-long break due to a knee injury, young shuttler P V Sindhu is hoping to do well in the Hong Kong Open and China Open to be held later this month.