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PV Sindhu enters Swiss Open final, Kidambi Srikanth exits

PV Sindhu enters Swiss Open final, Kidambi Srikanth exits

PV Sindhu, the reigning world champion, beat fourth-seeded Blichfeldt 22-20 21-10 in 43 minutes to avenge her first-round loss to the Danish world no. 12 at the Yonex Thailand Open in January. This

Mar 06, 2021, 19:33 PM IST
Kiren Rijiju rejects Mathias Boe’s plea to help girlfriend Taapsee Pannu after Income Tax raid

Kiren Rijiju rejects Mathias Boe’s plea to help girlfriend Taapsee Pannu after Income Tax raid

Sports minister Rijiju said that everyone must abide by the law of land and stick to their professional duties instead of commenting on matters which are not his domain. His reaction came after

Mar 05, 2021, 15:06 PM IST
Badminton star Mathias Boe comes out in support of girlfriend Taapsee Pannu after Income Tax raid

Badminton star Mathias Boe comes out in support of girlfriend Taapsee Pannu after Income Tax raid

India’s new foreign badminton coach Mathias Boe on Thursday requested Sports minister Kiren Rijiju to help his girlfriend and Bollywood actress Taapsee Pannu after Income-Tax department on Wednesday

Mar 04, 2021, 14:13 PM IST
Swiss Open: Kidambi Srikanth beats compatriot Sameer Verma to enter second round

Swiss Open: Kidambi Srikanth beats compatriot Sameer Verma to enter second round

Kidambi bounced back after losing the first game and registered an 18-21, 21-18, 21-11 win over Verma to progress to the next round of Swiss Open.

Mar 03, 2021, 17:39 PM IST
Kidambi Srikanth, PV Sindhu virtually out of BWF World Tour Finals after consecutive defeats

Kidambi Srikanth, PV Sindhu virtually out of BWF World Tour Finals after consecutive defeats

A week ago P V Sindhu had suffered a demoralising defeat to Ratchanok Intanon and this time too there was no change in fate for the World Champion. Sindhu went down 18-21 13-21 to the third-seeded

Jan 28, 2021, 18:43 PM IST
P V Sindhu loses to Tai Tzu Ying in World Tour Finals opener

P V Sindhu loses to Tai Tzu Ying in World Tour Finals opener

A week after a demoralising defeat at the Toyota Thailand Open quarterfinals, P V Sindhu produced a much improved performance but still lost to Tzu Ying 21-19 12-21 17-21 in a 59-minute match. It was

Jan 27, 2021, 15:54 PM IST
PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth look to turn the tide at BWF World Tour Finals

PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth look to turn the tide at BWF World Tour Finals

World champion and Rio Olympics silver medallist PV Sindhu, who had won the prestigious title in 2018, has been clubbed in Group 'B' alongside top-ranked Tai Tzu Ying of Chinese Taipei and home

Jan 26, 2021, 13:24 PM IST
PV Sindhu, Sameer Verma eases into Thailand Open quarterfinals

PV Sindhu, Sameer Verma eases into Thailand Open quarterfinals

Sameer Verma will now face world three Anders Antonsen for a place in the semi-finals. On Tuesday, Verma had registered a stunning comeback win against Zii Jia as he came with a lion-hearted

Jan 21, 2021, 11:30 AM IST
HS Prannoy fights through pain to upset world no. 7 Jonatan Christie in Thailand Open

HS Prannoy fights through pain to upset world no. 7 Jonatan Christie in Thailand Open

H S Prannoy had spent two weeks stressing over his physical and mental health after contracting Covid-19 last November. The infection left him with pain in his ribcage even though everything looked

Jan 20, 2021, 16:19 PM IST
Thailand Open: Sai Praneeth withdraws after testing COVID-19 positive, roommate Srikanth also forced to pull out

Thailand Open: Sai Praneeth withdraws after testing COVID-19 positive, roommate Srikanth also forced to pull out

BWF said Praneeth had been 'rooming with teammate Kidambi Srikanth at the official hotel' and so he too had to withdraw from the tournament. Srikanth had defeated Thailand's Sitthikom Thammasin 21-11

Jan 20, 2021, 11:51 AM IST
PV Sindhu, K Srikanth make impressive starts at Thailand Open

PV Sindhu, K Srikanth make impressive starts at Thailand Open

Top Indian shuttlers P V Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth notched up straight-game wins in the opening round to make impressive starts at the Toyota Thailand Open Super 1000 tournament in Bangkok on

Jan 19, 2021, 12:06 PM IST
PV Sindhu and co. aim for better show after poor outing in Thailand Open's first leg

PV Sindhu and co. aim for better show after poor outing in Thailand Open's first leg

The Indian players seemed to struggle with their fitness as none of them could cross the second round at the Yonex Thailand Open, the first event of the Asia leg.

Jan 18, 2021, 18:39 PM IST
Saina Nehwal crashes out of Thailand Open

Saina Nehwal crashes out of Thailand Open

The match saw both the shuttlers tussle for over an hour ended with Saina Nehwal winning the first game but failing to make an impact in the next two. 

Jan 14, 2021, 17:06 PM IST
Kidambi Srikanth pulls out of Thailand Open due to calf muscle injury

Kidambi Srikanth pulls out of Thailand Open due to calf muscle injury

After Kidambi Srikanth's exit, Saina Nehwal remains the only Indian who will feature in the single's event of Thailand Open. 

Jan 14, 2021, 15:36 PM IST
Thailand Open: Two support personnel test positive for Covid-19

Thailand Open: Two support personnel test positive for Covid-19

The Covid-19 pandemic continued to hog the limelight at the Thailand Open with BWF on Wednesday confirming that two support personnel have tested positive for the deadly virus.

Jan 13, 2021, 21:07 PM IST
Thailand Open: Kidambi Srikanth, Saina Nehwal breeze into second round

Thailand Open: Kidambi Srikanth, Saina Nehwal breeze into second round

Kidambi Srikanth, Saina Nehwal on Wednesday advanced into the second round of the ongoing Thailand Open Super 1000 tournament.  

Jan 13, 2021, 19:15 PM IST
Kidambi Srikanth slams COVID-19 testing experience in Thailand, says haven't come to 'shed blood'

Kidambi Srikanth slams COVID-19 testing experience in Thailand, says haven't come to 'shed blood'

Srikanth is in Bangkok for the Thailand open which commenced on Tuesday and will go on until January 17. 

Jan 13, 2021, 07:04 AM IST
HS Prannoy returns COVID-19 'false positive' after Saina Nehwal's positive test

HS Prannoy returns COVID-19 'false positive' after Saina Nehwal's positive test

Saina Nehwal and her husband Parupalli Kashyap have as a result both been withdrawn from the Thailand Open.

Jan 12, 2021, 13:26 PM IST
Breaking: Saina Nehwal and HS Prannoy test COVID-19 positive in Thailand Open

Breaking: Saina Nehwal and HS Prannoy test COVID-19 positive in Thailand Open

Nehwal's husband Parupalli Kashyap also taken to hospital for testing since he was in close proximity.

Jan 12, 2021, 10:08 AM IST