India's campaign ends with 1-4 loss to Korea in Sudirman Cup
India's campaign ends with 1-4 loss to Korea in Sudirman Cup

 Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal was the only bright spot in what turned out to be a dismal day for the Indian badminton team as it crashed out of the prestigious Sudirman Cup after a 1-4 loss to three-time champions Korea in a Group 1D tie, here on Wednesday.

India face must-win clash against South Korea in Sudirman Cup
India face must-win clash against South Korea in Sudirman Cup

India face former champions South Korea in a must-win battle to qualify for the knockout round of the world mixed team badminton championship, Sudirman Cup at the Dongfeng Nissan Sports Center here on Wednesday.

India face Korea test in Sudirman Cup
India face Korea test in Sudirman Cup

The Indian badminton team, led by Saina Nehwal and K Srikanth, will face three-time champions Korea in a must-win clash of Group 1D in the prestigious Sudirman Cup here on Wednesday.

India lose 2-3 to Malaysia in Sudirman Cup
India lose 2-3 to Malaysia in Sudirman Cup

The lack of quality doubles players came back to haunt Indian badminton team as they suffered a 2-3 loss to Malaysia in their opening tie of the prestigious Sudirman Cup here on Monday.

India face Malaysia test in Sudirman Cup on Monday
India face Malaysia test in Sudirman Cup on Monday

A strong Indian badminton team, led by Saina Nehwal and K Srikanth, will start its campaign in the prestigious Sudirman Cup with a clash against Malaysia in Group 1D here on Monday.

Kashyap, Prannoy, Jwala-Ashwini reach 2nd round in Singapore
Kashyap, Prannoy, Jwala-Ashwini reach 2nd round in Singapore

Commonwealth Games champion Parupalli Kashyap and young H S Prannoy registered contrasting wins in the men's singles to enter the second round of the Singapore Open Super Series badminton tournament, here on Wednesday.

Miami Open: Sania Mirza-Martina Hingis rise to occasion with women's doubles title
Miami Open: Sania Mirza-Martina Hingis rise to occasion with women's doubles title

Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza and her partner Martina Hingis cruised to their second title in as many tournaments when they beat second-seeded Russian duo of Elena Vesnina and Ekaterina Makarova 7-5, 6-1 in the Miami Open final.

Jwala Gutta ​lashes out at sports ministry after being left out of funding scheme
Jwala Gutta ​lashes out at sports ministry after being left out of funding scheme

India's premier women's doubles shuttler Jwala Gutta on Thursday lashed out at the Indian government after finding herself left out of the scheme to fund the country's top prospective medal winners at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.

Want to break into top 16, qualify for 2016 Olympics: N Sikki
Want to break into top 16, qualify for 2016 Olympics: N Sikki

 Brimming with confidence after clinching the Polish Open alongwith women's doubles partner Pradnya Gadre, young Indian shuttler N Sikki Reddy has now set her eyes on breaking into World's top 16 and qualify for next year's Rio Olympics.

All England rematch between Saina and Carolina in the offing
All England rematch between Saina and Carolina in the offing

A rematch of the All England final between India's Saina Nehwal and world champion Carolina Marin is on the cards with the two stars given first and second seeding in the Yonex Sunrise India Open Superseries to be played here from March 24.

Shuttler Parupalli Kashyap drops to No.13 in BWF rankings
Shuttler Parupalli Kashyap drops to No.13 in BWF rankings

Indian shuttler Parupalli Kashyap dropped a place to be positioned No.13 in the men's singles rankings released by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) on Thursday.

Saina Nehwal eases into All England quarters
Saina Nehwal eases into All England quarters

Third seed Saina Nehwal eased into the women's singles badminton quarterfinals at the All England Championships with a convincing win over South Korean qualifier Kim Hyo Min, here on Thursday.

Jwala-Ashwini pair knocked out of All England Badminton
Jwala-Ashwini pair knocked out of All England Badminton

Indian women's doubles pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa on Thursday crashed out of the All England Badminton Championships as they suffered straight-game defeat at the hands of top seeded Chinese duo of Tian Qing and Zhao Yunlei in the second round here.

Manu-Sumeeth, Jwala-Ashwini enter second round at All England
Manu-Sumeeth, Jwala-Ashwini enter second round at All England

Indian men's doubles pair of Manu Attri and B Sumeeth Reddy scored an upset win, while women's doubles duo of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponappa registering a hard-fought victory to progress to the second round of the All England Open badminton championships, here on Wednesday.

Ashwini Ponnappa-Vladimir Ivanov knocked out of German Open
Ashwini Ponnappa-Vladimir Ivanov knocked out of German Open

Indian badminton player Ashwini Ponnappa, partnering Russian Vladimir Ivanov, was knocked out of the mixed doubles pre quarter-finals at the $120,000 German Open Grand Prix Gold here Thursday.

Ashwini Ponappa's mixed doubles campaign ends in German Open
Ashwini Ponappa's mixed doubles campaign ends in German Open

 India's Ashwini Ponnappa and her partner Vladimir Ivanov bowed out of the German Open Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament following defeat against third seeds Chris and Gabrielle Adcock, here.

Arvind Bhat, Jwala-Ashwini in German Open pre-quarters
Arvind Bhat, Jwala-Ashwini in German Open pre-quarters

Indian shuttler Arvind Bhat and the doubles duo of Ashwini Ponnapppa and Jwala Gutta entered the pre-quarterfinals of the USD120,000 German Open Grand Prix Gold at the RWE-Sporthalle here on Wednesday.

Parupalli ​Kashyap rises to World No.12
Parupalli ​Kashyap rises to World No.12

Boosted by the title win at the Syed Modi International Badminton Championships Sunday, Parupalli Kashyap rose three places to be ranked No.12 in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings released Thursday.

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.