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Satwik-Chirag lose to draw curtains on India's campaign at French Open

Satwik-Chirag lose to draw curtains on India's campaign at French Open

Commonwealth Games silver medallists Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Sen suffered a straight-game loss to world no 1 pair of Marcus Fernaldi Gideon and Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo in the semifinals

Oct 27, 2018, 23:16 PM IST
PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth crash out in French Open quarters

PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth crash out in French Open quarters

Olympic medallist PV Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth crashed out in the quarterfinals of the French Open 

Oct 27, 2018, 15:40 PM IST
Saina loses to Tzu Ying again, now at French Open

Saina loses to Tzu Ying again, now at French Open

Olympic medallist Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal's impressive run at the French Open ended with yet another loss to world no 1 Tai Tzu Ying, this time at the quarterfinals of the BWF World Tour Super

Oct 26, 2018, 22:51 PM IST
Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth enter quarterfinals of French Open

Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth enter quarterfinals of French Open

Defending champion Kidambi Srikanth and India ace Saina Nehwal made their way to the quarterfinals of the USD 750,000 French Open BWF World Tour Super 750 here on Thursday.

Oct 25, 2018, 22:36 PM IST
Denmark Open 2018: Saina Nehwal loses women's singles final to Tai Tzu Ying

Denmark Open 2018: Saina Nehwal loses women's singles final to Tai Tzu Ying

Top Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal on Sunday lost the final match 13-21, 21-13, 6-21 to world number one and nemesis Tai Tzu Ying of Chinese Taipei. 

Oct 21, 2018, 16:57 PM IST
Denmark Open 2018: Saina Nehwal beats Gregoria Mariska Tunjung to enters final

Denmark Open 2018: Saina Nehwal beats Gregoria Mariska Tunjung to enters final

Indian Shuttler Saina Nehwal qualifies for final after beating Gregoria Mariska Tunjung 21-11, 21-12 in Women's singles semifinal match. 

Oct 20, 2018, 18:55 PM IST
Saina Nehwal survives, P.V. Sindhu ousted from Denmark Open

Saina Nehwal survives, P.V. Sindhu ousted from Denmark Open

Saina overcame stiff resistance from Hong Kong`s Ngan Yi Cheung before eventually pocketing the match 20-22, 21-17, 24-22 in 81 minutes.

Oct 16, 2018, 20:14 PM IST
Pro Kabaddi: Telugu Titans hand Tamil Thalaivas second straight defeat

Pro Kabaddi: Telugu Titans hand Tamil Thalaivas second straight defeat

Tamil Thalaivas succumbed to their second successive defeat in a row against the Telegu Titans and will be looking to make a comeback. 

Oct 10, 2018, 00:02 AM IST
Badminton- Thankful to Bengaluru Raptors, would love to pay back: Kidambi Srikanth

Badminton- Thankful to Bengaluru Raptors, would love to pay back: Kidambi Srikanth

Srikanth was bought for Rs 80 lakh by the Bengaluru Raptors during the  Premier Badminton League auction that took place in Delhi on Monday.

Oct 09, 2018, 21:40 PM IST
Badminton: Marin, Sindhu, Saina bag hefty deals in PBL auction

Badminton: Marin, Sindhu, Saina bag hefty deals in PBL auction

Saina Nehwal will be seen plying her trade for the North-Eastern Warriors in the upcoming edition.

Oct 08, 2018, 22:52 PM IST
Saina Nehwal to marry fellow shuttler Parupalli Kashyap on December 16

Saina Nehwal to marry fellow shuttler Parupalli Kashyap on December 16

Nehwal described Kashyap as someone who had emerged as a source of comfort in her life, with their relationship dating back to as long as 2007. 

Oct 08, 2018, 20:10 PM IST
Sindhu, Saina, Marin to go under the hammer for Premier Badminton League

Sindhu, Saina, Marin to go under the hammer for Premier Badminton League

A total of 145 players listed from 23 countries will go under the hammer. 

Oct 08, 2018, 00:01 AM IST
Badminton: Red Bull Shuttle Up doubles tournament to kickstart in Delhi

Badminton: Red Bull Shuttle Up doubles tournament to kickstart in Delhi

Qualifiers will be held across 5 cities - Delhi, Bangalore, Guwahati, Hyderabad and Mumbai.

Oct 03, 2018, 20:42 PM IST
Badminton: Kento Momota becomes first Japanese man to top world rankings

Badminton: Kento Momota becomes first Japanese man to top world rankings

Momota was suspended in April 2016 for visiting an illegal casino and missed the Olympics before returning to the tour at the Canadian Open in July last year

Sep 28, 2018, 12:34 PM IST
Badminton: India coach Vimal Kumar lauds star Saina Nehwal for remaining focused on the game despite her relationship

Badminton: India coach Vimal Kumar lauds star Saina Nehwal for remaining focused on the game despite her relationship

Kumar had been instrumental in helping Saina achieve the World No. 1 ranking in April 2015 

Sep 27, 2018, 18:28 PM IST
Glad today's generation doesn't struggle for basic sports facilities: National Badminton coach Pullela Gopichand

Glad today's generation doesn't struggle for basic sports facilities: National Badminton coach Pullela Gopichand

Gopichand feels that Indian athletes no longer have to worry about the basic facilities that he had to struggle for in his playing days

Sep 27, 2018, 18:06 PM IST
From singles to mixed doubles - Saina Nehwal set to marry Parupalli Kashyap

From singles to mixed doubles - Saina Nehwal set to marry Parupalli Kashyap

Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal and Parupalli Kashyap are set to tie the knot by the end of 2018, according to a report in TOI. 

Sep 26, 2018, 17:13 PM IST
Saina Nehwal, Sameer Verma to fight at Korea Open; Kidambi Srikanth withdraws

Saina Nehwal, Sameer Verma to fight at Korea Open; Kidambi Srikanth withdraws

Saina, who had skipped the Japan Open earlier this month after winning a bronze at 18th Asian Games, will look to get over the disappointment of her first-round exit at China. 

Sep 24, 2018, 23:33 PM IST
Ace Malaysian shuttler Lee Chong Wei diagnosed with early-stage nose cancer

Ace Malaysian shuttler Lee Chong Wei diagnosed with early-stage nose cancer

Former world no.1 Malaysian shuttler Lee Chong Wei on Saturday was diagnosed with an early stage nose, confirmed Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM). The seasoned Chong Wei is currently

Sep 22, 2018, 16:22 PM IST
PV Sindhu Kidambi Srikanth crashes out of China Open

PV Sindhu Kidambi Srikanth crashes out of China Open

Shuttlers PV Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth crashed out of China Open BWF World Tour Super 1000 tournament ending India's campaign at the tournament. 

Sep 21, 2018, 20:11 PM IST