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Coronavirus COVID-19: BFI motivates boxers through video conferencing

Coronavirus COVID-19: BFI motivates boxers through video conferencing

BFI President Ajay Singh spoke at length on Sunday and checked on the health, training regimen, nutrition and mental well-being of all the boxers.  

Mar 29, 2020, 18:05 PM IST
Coronavirus: BWF welcomes Tokyo Olympics postponement, may freeze rankings

Coronavirus: BWF welcomes Tokyo Olympics postponement, may freeze rankings

The IOC and the TOCOG announced in a joint statement on Tuesday that the Games have been postponed to no later than the summer of 2021.  

Mar 26, 2020, 17:50 PM IST
Coronavirus COVID-19: Continental badminton championships cancelled

Coronavirus COVID-19: Continental badminton championships cancelled

Previously all BWF World Tour and other BWF-sanctioned tournaments from March 16 to April 12 had been suspended due to the escalation of COVID-19 outbreak.  

Mar 21, 2020, 09:46 AM IST
Coronavirus Outbreak: Badminton Association of India to work from home from March 23

Coronavirus Outbreak: Badminton Association of India to work from home from March 23

Coronavirus has affected more than 200 people and claimed the lives of four in India.

Mar 20, 2020, 15:27 PM IST
Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth advise caution, say no need to panic against coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak

Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth advise caution, say no need to panic against coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak

Even as novel coronavirus COVID-19 spread across the world and cases rise in India, ace shuttlers Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth stressed on the importance of taking necessary precautions in the

Mar 17, 2020, 11:38 AM IST
All England Open: India's challenge ends as PV Sindhu bows out

All England Open: India's challenge ends as PV Sindhu bows out

With Sindhu's defeat, India's challenge at the Super 1000 badminton tournament has also ended. 

Mar 14, 2020, 14:14 PM IST
BWF suspends all tournaments till April 12 due to coronavirus

BWF suspends all tournaments till April 12 due to coronavirus

India Open was scheduled to be played in New Delhi from March 24 to 29.

Mar 14, 2020, 12:58 PM IST
All England Open: PV Sindhu advances, Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth bow out

All England Open: PV Sindhu advances, Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth bow out

Meanwhile, Sai Praneeth--the other Indian in the fray--too crashed out of the tournament after going down 12-21, 13-21 against Zhao Jun Peng of China in 33 minutes.

Mar 12, 2020, 13:52 PM IST
Barcelona Spain Masters: India's challenge ends as Ajay Jayaram bows out

Barcelona Spain Masters: India's challenge ends as Ajay Jayaram bows out

Earlier, Jayaram had booked his place in the semi-finals of the tournament after registering a 21-14, 21-15 victory against France's Thomas Rouxel.

Feb 23, 2020, 10:36 AM IST
 Barcelona Spain Masters: Saina Nehwal crashes out, Ajay Jayaram storms into semis

Barcelona Spain Masters: Saina Nehwal crashes out, Ajay Jayaram storms into semis

The 29-year-old suffered yet another last-eight defeat after going down 20-22, 19-21 against her third seed opponent Ongbamrungphan in exactly 45 minutes. 

Feb 22, 2020, 10:15 AM IST
China, Hong Kong to miss Asian event due to coronavirus; India to send men's team

China, Hong Kong to miss Asian event due to coronavirus; India to send men's team

The outbreak has seen Olympic qualifying tournaments for boxing, basketball and women`s soccer postponed, rescheduled or moved from China, while badminton, motorsports, hockey and tennis events have

Feb 11, 2020, 13:29 PM IST
International Olympic Committee honours Gopichand with lifetime achievement award

International Olympic Committee honours Gopichand with lifetime achievement award

Gopichand has been integral in the rise of Indian badminton over the past decade with the likes of Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth, all learning the ropes under him.

Feb 09, 2020, 14:10 PM IST
Coronavirus forces postponement of badminton Olympic qualifier

Coronavirus forces postponement of badminton Olympic qualifier

The Tokyo Olympics take place in the Japanese capital from July 24 to August 9.

Feb 01, 2020, 10:57 AM IST
Saina Nehwal knocked out of Thailand Masters by Denmark's Line Kjaersfeldt

Saina Nehwal knocked out of Thailand Masters by Denmark's Line Kjaersfeldt

Shuttler Saina Nehwal knocked out of Thailand Master by Denmark's Line Kjaersfeldt.

Jan 23, 2020, 13:09 PM IST
HS Prannoy knocked out of Thailand Masters 2020

HS Prannoy knocked out of Thailand Masters 2020

There was yet another disappointment for Indian badminton fans as Prannoy was eliminated from Thailand Masters 2020. Earlier in the day, Spanish shuttler Carolina Marin cruised to the second round of

Jan 22, 2020, 17:32 PM IST
PV Sindhu knocked out of Indonesia Masters badminton tournament

PV Sindhu knocked out of Indonesia Masters badminton tournament

PV Sindhu was the only Indian who managed to get through to the second round on Wednesday as she had come from a game down to beat Japan`s Aya Ohori 14-21, 21-15, 21-11.

Jan 16, 2020, 19:47 PM IST
Badminton World No.1 Kento Momota injured in car crash in Malaysia

Badminton World No.1 Kento Momota injured in car crash in Malaysia

The driver of the van was killed in the incident.

Jan 13, 2020, 10:50 AM IST
Malaysia Masters: PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal look to begin 2020 on a high

Malaysia Masters: PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal look to begin 2020 on a high

Sindhu will take on Russia's Evgeniya Kosetskaya in the first round of the tournament. 

Jan 06, 2020, 16:43 PM IST
BWF Tour Finals: PV Sindhu bags consolation win, beats China's He Bingjiao

BWF Tour Finals: PV Sindhu bags consolation win, beats China's He Bingjiao

Sindhu suffered her second consecutive defeat in her second match after losing to world No. 2 Chen Yu Fei on Thursday.  

Dec 13, 2019, 22:56 PM IST
BWF World Tour Finals 2019: PV Sindhu's campaign ends after loss to China's Chen Yu Fei

BWF World Tour Finals 2019: PV Sindhu's campaign ends after loss to China's Chen Yu Fei

Sindhu, who had won the title in the 2018 edition of the tournament, will now square off with He Bing Jiao in inconsequential last group match.

Dec 12, 2019, 21:44 PM IST