Kidambi Srikanth returns home to warm welcome
Kidambi Srikanth returns home to warm welcome

Young Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth, who created history by winning the China Super Series Premier title, returned home on Monday to a warm welcome from family members, friends and colleagues.

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.

Saina Nehwal, K Srikanth advance; PV Sindhu loses in Hong Kong Open
Saina Nehwal, K Srikanth advance; PV Sindhu loses in Hong Kong Open

Top Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal and K Srikanth posted contrasting victories to enter the quarterfinals of the women's and men's singles competition respectively in the USD 350,000 Hong Kong Super Series in Kowloon here on Thursday.

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.

Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth rise in rankings after China Open triumph
Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth rise in rankings after China Open triumph

Riding on their recent China Open title victories in Fuzhou, India's Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth rose up the ladder in 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.

Chinese media plays down K Srikanth, Saina Nehwal white wash
Chinese media plays down K Srikanth, Saina Nehwal white wash

 Indian shuttlers Kidambi Srikanth and Saina Nehwal may have hit global headlines with their big wins against China's superstars of badminton but sadly they have not made it into the state-run Chinese media, which played down their herculean achievement.

PM Modi congratulates Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth on their historic triumphs in China
PM Modi congratulates Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth on their historic triumphs in China

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday congratulated Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth on winning China Open Super Series Premier in their respective categories.

Saina, Srikanth wins fantastic for Indian badminton: Gopichand
Saina, Srikanth wins fantastic for Indian badminton: Gopichand

Chief national coach Pullela Gopichand Sunday said the feat of his two proteges -- Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth -- winning the China Open Super Series Premier titles is "fantastic for Indian badminton".

Saina Nehwal, K Srikanth win China Open titles
Saina Nehwal, K Srikanth win China Open titles

 India's leading shuttler Saina Nehwal clinched the women's singles title of the $700,000 China Open Super Series Premier but compatriot Kidambi Srikanth grabbed all the headlines by pulling off the biggest upset of his career when he beat two-time Olympic champion Lin Dan to win the men's singles title here Sunday.

Kidambi Srikanth beats Lin Dan to win China Open
Kidambi Srikanth beats Lin Dan to win China Open

Kidambi Srikanth created history on Sunday by beating two-time Olympic and five time world champion Lin Dan to lift the China Open Super Series Premier.

Lin Dan hopes drugs-hit Lee Chong Wei returns soon
Lin Dan hopes drugs-hit Lee Chong Wei returns soon

China's badminton superstar Lin Dan said he hopes world number one Lee Chong Wei, who is embroiled in a doping scandal, is able to return to the sport soon, state media reported.

Positive test could spell the end for Lee Chong Wei
Positive test could spell the end for Lee Chong Wei

Lee Chong Wei has dominated the world rankings without ever capturing one of badminton`s biggest prizes and now the Malaysian`s hopes of a last shot at glory appear likely to have ended in an Oslo laboratory. 

Lee Chong Wei to fly to Norway for doping test: Report
Lee Chong Wei to fly to Norway for doping test: Report

Malaysia`s badminton world number one Lee Chong Wei, who is reported to have failed an initial doping test, will travel to Norway on Sunday for follow-up testing, media said Wednesday.

French Open begins without Lin Dan, Lee Chong Wei
French Open begins without Lin Dan, Lee Chong Wei

French Open Super Series' main draw will start here Wednesday at the 3,900-seater Pierre de Coubertin Stadium without two of badminton's top stars - Lin Dan and Lee Chong Wei - who pulled out last week.

'Super Dan' takes gold in epic final
'Super Dan' takes gold in epic final

Badminton king Lin Dan saw off world champion Chen Long in an epic Asian Games final on Monday as he successfully defended his title and showed he can still dominate the sport at 30.

Asian Games: Lin Dan shatters Lee Chong Wei's golden dreams
Asian Games: Lin Dan shatters Lee Chong Wei's golden dreams

China's Olympic champion Lin Dan shattered world number one Lee Chong Wei's dreams of Asian Games gold today with a 22-20, 12-21, 21-9 victory in the semi-finals.

Lee Chong Wei battles back to set up Lin Dan showdown
Lee Chong Wei battles back to set up Lin Dan showdown

Badminton's world number one Lee Chong Wei fought back from a game down to set up a crunch Asian Games semi-final with arch-rival and long-time nemesis Lin Dan on Saturday.

Asian Games: Badminton`s Lee zeroes in on Lin showdown
Asian Games: Badminton`s Lee zeroes in on Lin showdown

Badminton star Lee Chong Wei thrashed Commonwealth Games champion Parupalli Kashyap to move one match away from a likely showdown with his arch-rival Lin Dan on Friday.

Asian Games: Badminton legend Lin Dan gets scare from Korean in singles opener
Asian Games: Badminton legend Lin Dan gets scare from Korean in singles opener

Chinese badminton superstar Lin Dan was put through a marathon second game by low-ranked Korean challenger Lee Dong-Keun in a surprise scare at the Asian Games here Thursday.