Govt names 45 athletes selected for assistance under TOP
Govt names 45 athletes selected for assistance under TOP

Led by Beijing Olympics gold-medallist Abhinav Bindra, there are 17 shooters from among 45 athletes, who have been selected by the government for financial assistance under the Target Olympic Podium (TOP) scheme.

Saina Nehwal, PV​ Sindhu win; Parupalli​ Kashyap loses in Asia Championship
Saina Nehwal, PV​ Sindhu win; Parupalli​ Kashyap loses in Asia Championship

World No. 1 Saina Nehwal started her campaign with a hard-fought win, while P V Sindhu too continued her rampaging run but it was curtains for top men's shuttler Parupalli Kashyap at the USD 200,000 Badminton Asia Championship here on Thursday.

Parupalli Kashyap enters pre-quarters of Badminton Asia Championship
Parupalli Kashyap enters pre-quarters of Badminton Asia Championship

India's Parupalli Kashyap played one of the longest matches of his career as he roared into the prequarterfinals with a gruelling three-game win over Chinese Taipei's Jen Hao Hsu at the USD 200,000 Badminton Asia Championship here on Wednesday.

Badminton Asia Championships: Shuttler PV Sindhu makes winning return
Badminton Asia Championships: Shuttler PV Sindhu makes winning return

Two-time World Championship bronze medal winning shuttler P.V. Sindhu made a winning return to the circuit when she easily beat Uzbekistan's Anait Khurshudyan to progress to the women's singles third round at the $200,000 Badminton Asia Championships here on Wednesday.

Shuttler P Kashyap enters Asia Championships second round
Shuttler P Kashyap enters Asia Championships second round

 Commonwealth Games champion Parupalli Kashyap entered the men's singles second round with a straight games victory at the $200,000 Badminton Asia Championships on Tuesday.

India's campaign ends in Singapore Open with Parupalli Kashyap's loss
India's campaign ends in Singapore Open with Parupalli Kashyap's loss

India's campaign in the Singapore Open Super Series badminton tournament ended today as Parupalli Kashyap conceded a one game advantage to go down to Hong Kong's Hu Yun in the semifinals of the men's singles here on Saturday.

Kashyap enters semifinals, injured Prannoy concedes match
Kashyap enters semifinals, injured Prannoy concedes match

Indian ace Parupalli Kashyap continued his impressive form, advancing to the semifinals of Singapore Open Super Series badminton tournament but young H S Prannoy was left ruing his luck as a foot injury saw him concede his quarterfinal match here.

Singapore Open: Parupalli Kashyap enters quarters, HS Prannoy stuns Jan O Jorgensen again
Singapore Open: Parupalli Kashyap enters quarters, HS Prannoy stuns Jan O Jorgensen again

Commonwealth Games champion Parupalli Kashyap advanced to the quarterfinals of Singapore Open but it was H S Prannoy, who hogged the limelight today with his straight-game demolition of world no. 2 Jan O Jorgensen in the men's singles competition here.

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.

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.

Saina in quarters, Prannoy, Kashyap lose in Malaysia Open
Saina in quarters, Prannoy, Kashyap lose in Malaysia Open

World No.1 Saina Nehwal reached the quarter-finals while men's singles shuttlers H.S. Prannoy and Parupalli Kashyap suffered crushing defeats in the second round of the $500,000 Malaysia Open Superseries Premier at the Putra Stadium here on Thursday.

China`s Chen Long, Lin Dan dominate Malaysia Open
China`s Chen Long, Lin Dan dominate Malaysia Open

World champion Chen Long of China was on top form as he stormed into the second round of the Malaysia Open after an easy win over Japan`s Takuma Ueda on Wednesday.

Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth now eye Malaysia crown
Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth now eye Malaysia crown

Newly-crowned India Open champions, Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth will look to continue their fairytale run as they eye another podium finish at the USD 500,000 Malaysia Open Super Series Premier which gets underway with the qualifiers here tomorrow.

Prannoy upsets top seed Jorgensen, Kashyap loses in India Open
Prannoy upsets top seed Jorgensen, Kashyap loses in India Open

Young Indian shuttler H.S. Prannoy created the biggest upset of the Yonex Sunrise India Open when he outplayed top seed and tournament favourite Jan O Jorgensen to advance into the quarter-finals here on Thursday.

World No 1 at stake as Saina Nehwal gears up for India Super Series
World No 1 at stake as Saina Nehwal gears up for India Super Series

 Avenging her All England loss to Spain's Carolina Marin and clinching the World No. 1 status will be on her mind when ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal leads the home challenge in the Yonex Sunrise India Open Super Series which gets underway with the qualifiers here on Tuesday.

I can win India Open, says fit-again Parupalli Kashyap
I can win India Open, says fit-again Parupalli Kashyap

A string of injuries might have pegged him down after clinching the Syed Modi crown but a fit-again Parupalli Kashyap is keeping a positive approach and is putting in the hard yards to give a good account of himself in the India Super Series badminton starting next week.

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, P Kashyap chase 'dream' All England championship title
Saina Nehwal, P Kashyap chase 'dream' All England championship title

 After a win early in the season at Syed Modi Grand Prix Gold, top Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal and Parupalli Kashyap will now look to chase their dream at the prestigious All England Championship that gets underway with the qualifiers here on Tuesday.

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.

Critics wrote me off, says India GPG champion P Kashyap
Critics wrote me off, says India GPG champion P Kashyap

 After launching the new season with an emphatic title win at the just-concluded India's top shuttler Parupalli Kashyap said he needed this victory to silent the critics after been "written off".