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India Open 2022: 'Just another match', says Malvika Bansod after beating idol Saina Nehwal in second round

India Open 2022: 'Just another match', says Malvika Bansod after beating idol Saina Nehwal in second round

Malvika called her win over idol Saina, one of the biggest achievements of her career so far.

Jan 13, 2022, 16:19 PM IST
Saina Nehwal crashes out of India Open 2022 after controversy with actor Siddharth

Saina Nehwal crashes out of India Open 2022 after controversy with actor Siddharth

Malvika Bansod defeated Nehwal 21-17, 21-9 in the second-round match which lasted for 35 minutes.

Jan 13, 2022, 14:31 PM IST
India Open 2022: PV Sindhu outclasses Ira Sharma, enters quarterfinals

India Open 2022: PV Sindhu outclasses Ira Sharma, enters quarterfinals

PV Sindhu defeated Ira Sharma 21-10, 21-10 to enter next round of the India Open 2022.

Jan 13, 2022, 14:17 PM IST
Top shuttlers Kidambi Srikanth and Ashwini Ponappa among 7 to test Covid-19 positive at India Open 2022

Top shuttlers Kidambi Srikanth and Ashwini Ponappa among 7 to test Covid-19 positive at India Open 2022

Badminton Association of India confirmed that seven Indian shuttlers have tested COVID-19 positive at the ongoing India Open 2022 event in New Delhi.

Jan 13, 2022, 08:16 AM IST
India Open 2022: Saina Nehwal starts strong, advances to second round

India Open 2022: Saina Nehwal starts strong, advances to second round

Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal was pushed to the distance in the opening game by Tereza Svabikova but she emerged victorious by 22-20. The Czech Republic player in the second game was forced to

Jan 12, 2022, 16:41 PM IST
Saina Nehwal on actor Siddharth's apology -  'I am happy he has apologised'

Saina Nehwal on actor Siddharth's apology - 'I am happy he has apologised'

Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal, on Wednesday (January 12), said that she is happy that actor Siddharth has apologised for his sexist tweet against her. 

Jan 12, 2022, 11:18 AM IST
Actor Siddharth apologises to shuttler Saina Nehwal over sexist tweet, says his intent wasn't 'malicious'

Actor Siddharth apologises to shuttler Saina Nehwal over sexist tweet, says his intent wasn't 'malicious'

Actor Siddharth, who earlier made a sexist remark against Olympic medallist shuttler Saina Nehwal, apologised to the badminton star later on Tuesday (January 11). He has also deleted the tweet. 

Jan 12, 2022, 06:48 AM IST
Saina Nehwal’s father demands apology from actor Siddharth for ‘derogatory’ remarks

Saina Nehwal’s father demands apology from actor Siddharth for ‘derogatory’ remarks

Actor Siddharth has received backlash over his recent remarks about badminton star Saina Nehwal.  

Jan 11, 2022, 17:53 PM IST
India Open 2022: PV Sindhu and Srikanth Kidambi advance to second round

India Open 2022: PV Sindhu and Srikanth Kidambi advance to second round

India shuttlers PV Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth advance to the second round of the India Open 2022 after winning their respective matches.

Jan 11, 2022, 16:54 PM IST
Former World Champion PV Sindhu reveals plan for 2022, aims to 'add new weapons' to skillset

Former World Champion PV Sindhu reveals plan for 2022, aims to 'add new weapons' to skillset

Indian Shuttler PV Sindhu shares her 2022 plans following a busy schedule.

Jan 11, 2022, 16:36 PM IST
Saina Nehwal's husband Parupalli Kashyap slams actor Siddharth for alleged sexist remarks

Saina Nehwal's husband Parupalli Kashyap slams actor Siddharth for alleged sexist remarks

Actor Siddharth has received backlash over his recent remarks about badminton star Saina Nehwal.

Jan 10, 2022, 21:08 PM IST
Indian Open: Kidambi Srikanth, PV Sindhu get top billing as tournament returns after two-year hiatus

Indian Open: Kidambi Srikanth, PV Sindhu get top billing as tournament returns after two-year hiatus

The tournament will start with main draw from January 11 and no spectators will be allowed at the venue, owing to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Jan 09, 2022, 21:03 PM IST
India Open: Sai Praneeth, Dhruv Rawat test positive for COVID-19, pull out of tournament

India Open: Sai Praneeth, Dhruv Rawat test positive for COVID-19, pull out of tournament

Indian shuttlers Sai Praneeth and Dhruv Rawat have tested positive for COVID-19 ahead of the India Open badminton tournament. Their names have been withdrawn from the tournament. 

Jan 09, 2022, 20:45 PM IST
India Open badminton: England shuttlers pull out of tournament after 2 positive cases in contingent

India Open badminton: England shuttlers pull out of tournament after 2 positive cases in contingent

England's decision to pull out was made public by the Badminton Association of India (BAI) on Sunday.

Jan 09, 2022, 15:49 PM IST
Shuttler Kidambi Srikant gets cash, land from Andhra Pradesh CM for silver at World Championships

Shuttler Kidambi Srikant gets cash, land from Andhra Pradesh CM for silver at World Championships

YS Jagan Mohan Reddy announced a cash award of Rs seven lakh and five acres of land at Tirupati for setting up a badminton academy.

Dec 29, 2021, 20:30 PM IST
Tokyo medallist and Noida DM Suhas L Yathiraj will not play in 4th National Para-Badminton Championship

Tokyo medallist and Noida DM Suhas L Yathiraj will not play in 4th National Para-Badminton Championship

Suhas L Yathiraj who won a silver medal at the Tokyo Paralympics will not feature in the Para-Badminton National championship in Bhubaneswar due to personal reasons.

Dec 24, 2021, 16:49 PM IST
I am extremely happy: Kidambi Srikanth says after winning BWF World Championship silver

I am extremely happy: Kidambi Srikanth says after winning BWF World Championship silver

 Kidambi Srikanth became the first Indian badminton player to win a silver medal in the men`s singles event at the recently BWF World Championship 2021 in Huelva in Spain.

Dec 22, 2021, 19:55 PM IST
BWF World Championship: India's Kidambi Srikanth clinches silver after losing to Loh Kean Yew in final

BWF World Championship: India's Kidambi Srikanth clinches silver after losing to Loh Kean Yew in final

India's Kidambi Srikanth went down against Singapore's Loh Kean Yew in straight games in the final of the BWF World Championship. 

Dec 19, 2021, 20:11 PM IST
BWF World Championship: Watch this stunning rally between Kidambi Srikanth and Lakshya Sen

BWF World Championship: Watch this stunning rally between Kidambi Srikanth and Lakshya Sen

Indian shuttlers Kidambi Srikanth and Lakshya Sen displayed gritty fight in the men's singles semi-finals of the BWF Championship going on in Spain. 

Dec 19, 2021, 17:04 PM IST