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Shuttler Sai Praneeth bows out in China Open quarter-final

Shuttler Sai Praneeth bows out in China Open quarter-final

Rio Olympic silver-medallist PV Sindhu also crashed out of the tournament after going down against Pornpawee Chochuwong 21-12, 13-21, 19-21 in the second round of the women's singles event. 

Sep 20, 2019, 14:20 PM IST
China Open: World Champion PV Sindhu crashes out

China Open: World Champion PV Sindhu crashes out

Fifth-seeded Sindhu lost 12-21, 21-13, 21-19 in a thrilling second-round contest that lasted for almost an hour.  

Sep 19, 2019, 16:04 PM IST
China Open: PV Sindhu, Sai Praneeth through to second round

China Open: PV Sindhu, Sai Praneeth through to second round

Sindhu took a four-point lead first up before Li fought back to get the first game level at 9-9.

Sep 18, 2019, 16:08 PM IST
Badminton: Saina Nehwal crashes out of China Open in first round

Badminton: Saina Nehwal crashes out of China Open in first round

Saina Nehwal lost 10-21, 17-21 to World No. 8 in just 44 minutes at the Olympic Sports Center Xincheng Gymnasium.

Sep 18, 2019, 10:35 AM IST
Indian shuttler Kaushal Dharmamer wins Myanmar International Series

Indian shuttler Kaushal Dharmamer wins Myanmar International Series

Dharmamer bounced back strongly to seal a 18-21, 21-14, 21-11 win over Karon in the summit showdown of the men's singles event of the tournament that lasted exactly one hour.

Sep 16, 2019, 10:56 AM IST
Shuttler Sourabh Verma sees off China's Sun Fei Xiang to win Vietnam Open

Shuttler Sourabh Verma sees off China's Sun Fei Xiang to win Vietnam Open

Sourabh defeated  Sun Fei Xiang of China 21-12, 17-21, 21-14 in the final of the Vietnam Open that lasted one hour and 12 minutes. 

Sep 15, 2019, 15:12 PM IST
Indian shuttler Sourabh Verma storms into Vietnam Open final

Indian shuttler Sourabh Verma storms into Vietnam Open final

With the win, Sourabh has now set up a summit showdown clash against China's Sun Fei Xiang, who defeated Lin Yu Hsien of Chinese Taipei 21-17, 21-16 to storm into the final.

Sep 14, 2019, 17:47 PM IST
Shuttler Sourabh Verma faces Japan's Minoru Koga in Vietnam Open semis

Shuttler Sourabh Verma faces Japan's Minoru Koga in Vietnam Open semis

Notably, Sourabh is currently the lone Indian survivor in the tournament after Siril Verma and Subhankar Dey lost their respective pre-quarterfinal and second round clashes. 

Sep 14, 2019, 11:21 AM IST
Kidambi Srikanth pulls out of China, Korea Open with a knee injury

Kidambi Srikanth pulls out of China, Korea Open with a knee injury

Srikanth had previously played in the BWF World Championships where he had lost to Thailand's Kantaphon Wangcharoen in the Round of 16.  

Sep 13, 2019, 23:35 PM IST
Treated world championship final like a fresh game: PV Sindhu

Treated world championship final like a fresh game: PV Sindhu

Sindhu said that she put value on every point and was quick on her feet which helped her beat her Japanese rival.  

Sep 08, 2019, 19:46 PM IST
Chinese Taipei Open: Sourabh Verma keeps the Indian challenge alive

Chinese Taipei Open: Sourabh Verma keeps the Indian challenge alive

The 26-year-old Indian shuttler overcame world number 44 Sakai 22-20, 21-13 in 38 minutes. 

Sep 04, 2019, 21:25 PM IST
Was my dream to receive Arjuna Award from President Ram Nath Kovind: Para-shuttler Pramod Bhagat

Was my dream to receive Arjuna Award from President Ram Nath Kovind: Para-shuttler Pramod Bhagat

Bhagat was conferred with Arjuna Award on August 29 from President Ram Nath Kovind at Rashtrapati Bhawan. 

Aug 31, 2019, 18:50 PM IST
I earned it: Manasi Joshi on winning gold at World Para-Badminton Championship

I earned it: Manasi Joshi on winning gold at World Para-Badminton Championship

An engineer by qualification, Manasi completed her graduation in Electronics Engineering from KJ Somaiya College of Engineering, University of Mumbai in 2010. 

Aug 28, 2019, 15:58 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi meets 'India's pride' PV Sindhu after historic BWF World Championships gold

PM Narendra Modi meets 'India's pride' PV Sindhu after historic BWF World Championships gold

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday met Rio Olympic silver-medalist PV Sindhu and described her "India's pride" after she became the first shuttler from the country to bag a BWF World

Aug 27, 2019, 15:11 PM IST
World Champion PV Sindhu returns home to a rousing welcome, says ‘it’s a great moment’

World Champion PV Sindhu returns home to a rousing welcome, says ‘it’s a great moment’

Ace shuttler PV Sindhu said that she wants to win many more medals for the country, adding that her victory in Switzerland was “a great moment for me”.

Aug 27, 2019, 06:54 AM IST
Sports fraternity hails PV Sindhu for historic BWF World Championship gold

Sports fraternity hails PV Sindhu for historic BWF World Championship gold

Sindhu also won a bronze each in the 2013 and 2014 editions of the BWF World Championships before clinching two back-to-back silvers in previous two editions. 

Aug 26, 2019, 16:29 PM IST
A look at PV Sindhu's journey from badminton prodigy to BWF World Champion

A look at PV Sindhu's journey from badminton prodigy to BWF World Champion

The Padma Shri Awardee is currently ranked at number 6 by the Badminton World Federation (BWF).   

Aug 26, 2019, 15:03 PM IST
Happy birthday mom, PV Sindhu says after historic win

Happy birthday mom, PV Sindhu says after historic win

 Moments after becoming the first Indian shuttler to win the World Championships, shuttler PV Sindhu dedicated the historic triumph to her mother, who celebrated her birthday on Sunday, and the

Aug 25, 2019, 19:44 PM IST
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