Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu lose in Badminton Asia Championship
Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu lose in Badminton Asia Championship

Indian challenge ended at the Asia badminton championship with Saina Nehwal and P V Sindhu suffering three-game defeats in the quarterfinals of the continental championship here today.

It won't be easy but I hope to be No.1 for long, says Saina Nehwal
It won't be easy but I hope to be No.1 for long, says Saina Nehwal

It won't be easy to hold her recently-acquired number one position in the world rankings but ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal says she is confident of a long reign at the top and is prepared to put in the extra effort for it.

Saina Nehwal regains World No.1 ranking
Saina Nehwal regains World No.1 ranking

 Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal on Thursday regained the number one position in international rankings after China's Li Xuerui dropped a couple of rungs to third in the latest list issued on Thursday.

Saina Nehwal drops a place to World No. 2
Saina Nehwal drops a place to World No. 2

Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal's stay at the top of the table was cut short as she dropped a place to be World No. 2 in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings released on Thursday.

Saina Nehwal confident of reclaiming top spot
Saina Nehwal confident of reclaiming top spot

Far from mourning the end of her brief reign as the world number one, shuttler Saina Nehwal is happy that she at least made it to where no other non-Chinese could reach in the last four years.

Saina Nehwal skips Singapore Open, Kidambi Srikanth leads India
Saina Nehwal skips Singapore Open, Kidambi Srikanth leads India

Olympic bronze-medallist Saina Nehwal has withdrawn from USD 300,000 Singapore Open Super Series badminton tournament to recharge her batteries after competing at the highest level for the last few weeks.

Chen Long, Carolina Marin win titles in Malaysia Open
Chen Long, Carolina Marin win titles in Malaysia Open

China's Chen Long and Spain's Carolina Marin clinched the men's and women's singles titles, respectively, in the $500,000 Malaysia Open Superseries Premier badminton tournament at the Putra Stadium here on Sunday.

Malaysian Open: Clash of the titans with Chen and Lin in finals
Malaysian Open: Clash of the titans with Chen and Lin in finals

World number one Chen Long and his illustrious compatriot Lin Dan will clash in the finals of the Malaysian Open on Sunday after both Chinese shuttlers overcame their opponents at the semi-final stage on Saturday.

Saina knocked out from Malaysia Open, loses No 1 ranking
Saina knocked out from Malaysia Open, loses No 1 ranking

Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal will lose her world no. 1 ranking after her gallant fight against Olympic champion Li Xuerui in the semifinals ended in heartbreak at the USD 500,000 Malaysia Open Super Series Premier badminton tournament, here on Saturday.

Chinese superstars Chen Long, Lin Dan on collision course at Malaysia Open
Chinese superstars Chen Long, Lin Dan on collision course at Malaysia Open

World number one Chen Long cruised again on Friday while his legendary compatriot Lin Dan survived a scare, but the Chinese shuttlers stayed on a collision course for the final of the Malaysia Open.

Saina Nehwal, first Indian Woman to become World No.1
Saina Nehwal, first Indian Woman to become World No.1

Come Thursday when the Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings are revised, Saina Nehwal will become the first Indian woman to be ranked No.1 in singles.

Lin Dan reaches last eight at All England Badminton Championships
Lin Dan reaches last eight at All England Badminton Championships

Five times champion Lin Dan of China fought off a tenacious challenge from compatriot Tian Houwei to reach the men's singles last eight at the All England Open Badminton Championships here.

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.

Chinese shuttlers assured of two French Open titles
Chinese shuttlers assured of two French Open titles

Chinese shuttlers are assured of winning both women's singles and doubles titles ahead of Sunday's finals at the $275,000 French Open Super Series badminton tournament.

Chinese shuttlers sweep golds at Denmark Open
Chinese shuttlers sweep golds at Denmark Open

 

Odense (Denmark): Chinese shuttlers Chen Long and Li Xuerui won the men's and women's singles titles as their country swept all the gold medals at the $600,000 Denmark Open Super Series Premier at the Odense Sports Park here.

Asian Games: Chinese number one crashes in badminton final
Asian Games: Chinese number one crashes in badminton final

China's Wang Yihan fought back from a game down to condemn badminton world number one teammate Li Xuerui to another shock defeat in the women's singles final at the Asian Games on Sunday.

Asian Games: China fight past South Korea for women's team badminton gold
Asian Games: China fight past South Korea for women's team badminton gold

China beat South Korea to take women`s team badminton gold at the Asian Games Monday after a fierce battle which saw Korea`s top seed break down in tears at her defeat.

World class shuttlers set to light up Incheon Asian Games
World class shuttlers set to light up Incheon Asian Games

A quick look at the world rankings offers proof that the region`s players remain the dominant force in badminton today with the Asian Games tournament set to be one of the most keenly contested and highest class events at the Incheon gathering.

Spain`s Carolina Marin stuns Li Xuerui to win women`s badminton singles title
Spain`s Carolina Marin stuns Li Xuerui to win women`s badminton singles title

Spain`s Carolina Marin pulled off a monumental upset as she beat Chinese world number one Li Xuerui to win the women`s singles title at the Badminton World Championships in Copenhagen on Sunday.

Badminton: Lee into third world final, Li seals return trip

Malaysian world number one Lee Chong Wei secured a third straight men`s singles finals appearance at the badminton world championships on Saturday while women`s top seed Li Xuerui of China also advanced to the title match.