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PV Sindhu stuns Nozomi Okuhara to clinch maiden BWF World Championships gold

PV Sindhu stuns Nozomi Okuhara to clinch maiden BWF World Championships gold

With the win, Sindhu also scripted history by becoming the first Indian ever to grab a gold medal at the BWF World Championships.

Aug 25, 2019, 18:58 PM IST
BWF World Championships Final, PV Sindhu vs Nozomi Okuhara: As it happened

BWF World Championships Final, PV Sindhu vs Nozomi Okuhara: As it happened

Rio Olympic silver-medallist PV Sindhu looks to seal an elusive gold at the BWF World Championships as she takes on Japanese star and world number three Nozomi Okuhara in the summit showdown of the

Aug 25, 2019, 16:02 PM IST
BWF World Championships: It's PV Sindhu vs Nozomi Okuhara in final

BWF World Championships: It's PV Sindhu vs Nozomi Okuhara in final

Sindhu eased past fourth-seed Chen Yu Fei of China 21-7, 21-14 in the one-sided semi-final match of the tournament on Saturday to book her place in the final. 

Aug 25, 2019, 11:04 AM IST
BWF World Championships: PV Sindhu stuns World No.4 Chen Yu Fei to reach final

BWF World Championships: PV Sindhu stuns World No.4 Chen Yu Fei to reach final

Rio Olympic silver-medallist PV Sindhu continued her rich vein of form as she eased past fourth-seed Chen Yu Fei of China in straight games to book her place in the summit showdown of the  ongoing

Aug 24, 2019, 16:27 PM IST
BWF World Championships: PV Sindhu, B Sai Praneeth eye final berth

BWF World Championships: PV Sindhu, B Sai Praneeth eye final berth

Sindhu has already assured herself of a fifth medal at the BWF World Championships.

Aug 24, 2019, 11:43 AM IST
BWF World Championships: PV Sindhu beats World No. 2 Tai Tzu Ying to reach semi-final

BWF World Championships: PV Sindhu beats World No. 2 Tai Tzu Ying to reach semi-final

With the win, fifth-seed Sindhu has now set up a clash against either Chen Yu Fei of China or Mia Blichfeldt of Denmark for a place in the final. 

Aug 23, 2019, 18:16 PM IST
Saina Nehwal slams umpiring standards after BWF World Championships exit

Saina Nehwal slams umpiring standards after BWF World Championships exit

The defeat meant that Saina was eliminated from the World Championships before the quarter-finals for the first time since 2007. 

Aug 23, 2019, 17:58 PM IST
BWF World Championships: Saina Nehwal bows out, PV Sindhu advances into quarterfinals

BWF World Championships: Saina Nehwal bows out, PV Sindhu advances into quarterfinals

Sindhu hardly broke a sweat as she eased past her American opponent 21-14, 21-6 in a one-sided round-of-16 that lasted just 34 minutes. 

Aug 23, 2019, 11:02 AM IST
BWF World Championship 2019: Indian shuttler HS Prannoy ousted by world no 1 Momota

BWF World Championship 2019: Indian shuttler HS Prannoy ousted by world no 1 Momota

Indian shuttler HS Prannoy Thursday lost to World number 1 Japan's Kento Momota of the BWF World Championship 2019, taking place in Basel, Switzerland. The top seeded player defeated Prannoy in the

Aug 22, 2019, 20:57 PM IST
PV Sindhu moves into the third round of BWF World Championships

PV Sindhu moves into the third round of BWF World Championships

Sindhu will now take on Beiwen Zhang of USA, who defeated Hsuan-Yu Wendy Chen of Australia in straight games 21-14, 21-13.  

Aug 22, 2019, 08:31 AM IST
BWF World Championships 2019: HS Prannoy beats China's Lin Dan to reach pre-quarters

BWF World Championships 2019: HS Prannoy beats China's Lin Dan to reach pre-quarters

Ace Indian shuttler HS Prannoy on Tuesday bounced back from a game down against 11th seed Lin Dan of China to book his place in the third round of the ongoing BWF World Championships 2019 in

Aug 20, 2019, 15:46 PM IST
HS Prannoy, Sai Praneeth reach second round of BWF World Championships 2019

HS Prannoy, Sai Praneeth reach second round of BWF World Championships 2019

Prannoy, who has made a comeback from a stomach problem, will now lock horns with 11th seed Lin Dan of China in the second round of the tournament on Tuesday.

Aug 20, 2019, 11:21 AM IST
Indian shuttler Sourabh Verma clinches Hyderabad Open title

Indian shuttler Sourabh Verma clinches Hyderabad Open title

Sourabh had ealier booked his place in the final of the Hyderabad Open with a straight-game 23-21, 21-16 victory over Malaysia's Iskandar Zulkarnain in a 48-minute semi-final match. 

Aug 12, 2019, 11:31 AM IST
PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal could square off in World Championship semis

PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal could square off in World Championship semis

The Badminton World Federation (BWF) on Friday said on its website that it had conducted a re-draw of the women's singles category after it was found that a player had "mistakenly been included" in

Aug 10, 2019, 20:47 PM IST
Thailand Open: Satwiksairaj Rankireddy-Chirag Shetty become first Indian pair to win Super 500 event

Thailand Open: Satwiksairaj Rankireddy-Chirag Shetty become first Indian pair to win Super 500 event

Rankireddy and Shetty's previous best performance came when they won Hyderabad Open Super 100 tournament in 2018 before they made it to the final of Syed Modi International Super 300 tournament in

Aug 04, 2019, 14:57 PM IST
Thailand Open: Satwiksairaj Rankireddy-Chirag Shetty reach final of men's doubles

Thailand Open: Satwiksairaj Rankireddy-Chirag Shetty reach final of men's doubles

The top-ranked Indian pair will now square off with third-seeded Chinese team of Li Jun Hui and Liu Yu Chen in the final. 

Aug 03, 2019, 16:02 PM IST
Thailand Open: Satwiksairaj Rankireddy-Chirag Shetty eye final spot in men's doubles

Thailand Open: Satwiksairaj Rankireddy-Chirag Shetty eye final spot in men's doubles

 Rankireddy and Shetty rebounded strongly from the second game down against the Korean pair of Choi Solgyu and Seo Seung Jae to eventually seal a 21-17, 17-21, 21-19 triumph in a thrilling last-eight

Aug 03, 2019, 12:17 PM IST
Shuttler Sai Praneeth eyes semi-final berth at Thailand Open

Shuttler Sai Praneeth eyes semi-final berth at Thailand Open

Last week, Praneeth had made it to the semi-finals of the Japan Open, only to see himself going down against top-seeded Kento Momota of Japan 18-21, 12-21.

Aug 02, 2019, 13:10 PM IST
Kidambi Srikanth, Parupalli Kashyap make early exit at Thailand Open

Kidambi Srikanth, Parupalli Kashyap make early exit at Thailand Open

Phetpradab who is ranked 32nd in the world rankings recorded a comprehensive win in just an hour and three minutes, over Srikanth.

Aug 01, 2019, 17:53 PM IST
Saina Nehwal crashes out of  Thailand Open after shocking second-round defeat

Saina Nehwal crashes out of Thailand Open after shocking second-round defeat

This defeat will certainly be a setback for Saina who delivered an excellent performance against Thailand's Phittayaporn Chaiwan on Wednesday. 

Aug 01, 2019, 16:04 PM IST