Indian badminton makes unprecedented leap in 2014
Indian badminton makes unprecedented leap in 2014

It turned out to be a watershed year for Indian badminton as the home shuttlers clinched no less than eight individual titles and also broke new grounds in team championships, making India a dominant force at the international stage.

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.

PM Modi lauds Chanda Kochhar, Jwala Gutta for 'Swach Bharat initiatives'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday lauded ICICI Bank Managing Director (MD) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Chanda Kochhar and badminton star Jwala Gutta for their imitative as part of the 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan'.

Keeping fit crucial for Rio Olympics preparation: Jwala Gutta
Keeping fit crucial for Rio Olympics preparation: Jwala Gutta

Top doubles shuttler Jwala Gutta, who missed the Incheon Asian Games due to an injury, on Sunday said that keeping herself fit would be crucial for her to prepare well for the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Asian Games 2014: Sportspersons, experts extend support to dejected Sarita Devi
Asian Games 2014: Sportspersons, experts extend support to dejected Sarita Devi

While being robbed of a gold medal chance as a result of unfairplay at Asiad 2014 left ace Indian boxer Sarita Devi disappointed, several Indian sportspersons, experts extended their support to the 32-year-old boxer who refused to accept her medal at the ceremony held on Wednesday at Incheon.

Saina Nehwal wants Vimal Kumar as badminton coach for Incheon Asian Games
Saina Nehwal wants Vimal Kumar as badminton coach for Incheon Asian Games

Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal, who has been training under Vimal Kumar for the last one week, wants the former chief coach to travel to Incheon, Korea with her for the upcoming Asian Games.

Injured Jwala Gutta pulls out of Asian Games
Injured Jwala Gutta pulls out of Asian Games

 Ace Indian women's doubles player Jwala Gutta has pulled out of the prestigious Asian Games after sustaining a sprain in the right knee ahead of the multi-sport event in Incheon, Korea.

PV Sindhu progresses to pre-quarters at World Badminton Championships
PV Sindhu progresses to pre-quarters at World Badminton Championships

One of India's best hopes P.V. Sindhu came out with a strong performance to enter the third round of the World Badminton Championships after earning a straight games win over Russian Olga Golovanova at the Ballerup Super Arena here Wednesday.

World Badminton Championship: P V Sindhu enters third round, Jwala-Ashwini pair bows out
World Badminton Championship: P V Sindhu enters third round, Jwala-Ashwini pair bows out

India's teen sensation P V Sindhu stormed into the third round of the World Badminton Championship with a straight game victory over Olga Golovanova of Russia in women's singles match here Wednesday.

Ashwini Ponnappa, Tarun Kona ousted from World Championships

The Indian badminton squad got off to a poor start as Tarun Kona and Ashwini Ponnappa were ousted from their mixed doubles opener at the World Championships here Monday.

Zee Media Exclusive: Jwala Gutta slams Saina Nehwal for demanding cash reward from govt

Jwala Gutta, who won silver medal at the recently concluded Commonwealth Games, on Wednesday slammed ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal for expressing her views in public where she reminded the government of her pending cash reward.

2014 Commonwealth Games: India happy with top-5 finish, officials` arrest a let down

India achieved their objective of finishing in the top five nations at the 20th Commonwealth Games post a successful campaign which threw up new stars, but the arrest of two officials on charges of alleged assault here seems to have dampened the jubilant mood.

Doubles do not get recognition like singles, laments Jwala Gutta

Just hours after winning a silver in the Commonwealth Games, ace shuttler Jwala Gutta slammed discrimination of doubles game in India, saying that singles players were given more recognition in the country.

India celebrate Parupalli Kashyap`s historic gold, finish fifth at CWG 2014

Parupalli Kashyap brought the curtains down on India`s campaign in the 20th Commonwealth Games to a thunderous applause, winning a historic gold in the men`s singles badminton here today, as the country earned a fifth-place finish with 64 medals, including 15 yellow metals.

2014 Commonwealth Games, Day 11: As it happened...

Welcome to our live coverage of the Day 11, final day of the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games.

Parupalli Kashyap awarded Rs.25 lakh by BAI

The Badminton Association of India (BAI) Sunday announced cash rewards for Indian medal winners -- Parupalli Kashyap, Jwala Gutta, Ashwini Ponnappa, P.V. Sindhu and R.M.V. Gurusaidutt -- at the Commonwealth Games.

Parupalli Kashyap wins gold, Jwala-Ashwini settle for silver at CWG

Parupalli Kashyap etched his name firmly in the history books by becoming the first Indian male shuttler in 32 years to win a gold medal at the Commonwealth Games, but women`s doubles pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa had to settle for a silver, here on Sunday.

India`s schedule on Day 11 at 2014 Commonwealth Games

Finally, the sporting jamboree of the Commonwealth comes to its final day in Glasgow. After a disappointing Day 10 at the Games, India will look to win few more gold medals from badminton and hockey. Despite the gold medal by squash players Dipika Pallikal and Joshana Chinappa in women`s double event, four boxers settled with silver medals despite starting.

Commonwealth Games 2014: We lack in doubles, feels Jwala Gutta

Disappointed to return empty handed from the mixed team event at the Commonwealth Games, India`s star doubles shuttler Jwala Gutta today rued the lack of a specialist mixed doubles player in the side and said it is time the country turns its focus on doubles.

CWG 2014: India draw blank in badminton mixed team event

Delhi Games silver medallists India drew a blank in the badminton mixed team event after going down fighting to Singapore 2-3 in the bronze medal play-off at the 20th Commonwealth Games here on Monday.