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Indonesia Open: PV Sindhu enters semis after defeating Sim Yujin in thrilling match

Indonesia Open: PV Sindhu enters semis after defeating Sim Yujin in thrilling match

The 22-year-old Korean started quick off the blocks as she won the first game against the reigning world champion by 21-14 in 17 minutes. Sindhu then showed her immense composure as she fought back

Nov 26, 2021, 13:44 PM IST
Indonesia Open: PV Sindhu cruises into quarter-finals after beating Germany's Yvonne Li

Indonesia Open: PV Sindhu cruises into quarter-finals after beating Germany's Yvonne Li

Such was her dominance that the two-time Olympic medallist took the first game with ease, winning seven consecutive points at one stage.  

Nov 25, 2021, 15:57 PM IST
Indonesia Open: PV Sindhu, Srikanth and Praneeth off to a good start, enter second round

Indonesia Open: PV Sindhu, Srikanth and Praneeth off to a good start, enter second round

After a slow start, Sindhu, the reigning world champion, engineered a turnaround to register a hard-fought 17-21 21-17 21-17 win over a tenacious Aya Ohori of Japan in one hour 10 minutes.

Nov 24, 2021, 18:11 PM IST
Indonesia Open: Lakshya Sen loses to world number one Kento Momota

Indonesia Open: Lakshya Sen loses to world number one Kento Momota

Sen held the lead at the mid-game interval in both the games 11-10, and even opened up four-point advantages (18-14 in the opening game and 14-10 in the second game), however, Momota rallied on both

Nov 23, 2021, 18:54 PM IST
Indonesia Masters: PV Sindhu bows out after straight-games defeat to Japanese Akane Yamaguchi

Indonesia Masters: PV Sindhu bows out after straight-games defeat to Japanese Akane Yamaguchi

Indian shuttler PV Sindhu was knocked out of the Indonesia Masters easily by Japanese shuttler Akane Yamaguchi 13-21 9-21.

Nov 20, 2021, 13:57 PM IST
Indonesia Masters: Srikant Kidambi defeats HS Prannoy to reach semi-finals

Indonesia Masters: Srikant Kidambi defeats HS Prannoy to reach semi-finals

Kidambi Srikant defeated HS Prannoy, the Indian shuttlers faced each other in the last-8 at the Indonesia Masters. 

Nov 19, 2021, 18:53 PM IST
Badminton World Federation to honour Indian legend Prakash Padukone with Lifetime Achievement Award

Badminton World Federation to honour Indian legend Prakash Padukone with Lifetime Achievement Award

The BWF Council shortlisted the Indian legend based on the award commission's recommendation. Badminton Association of India (BAI) had submitted his name for this award.

Nov 18, 2021, 19:03 PM IST
Indonesia Masters: HS Prannoy stuns Tokyo Olympics gold-medallist Victor Axelsen; Sindhu, Srikanth too register wins

Indonesia Masters: HS Prannoy stuns Tokyo Olympics gold-medallist Victor Axelsen; Sindhu, Srikanth too register wins

The highlight of the day was Prannoy's stunning 14-21 21-19 21-16 upset victory over Tokyo Olympics gold medallist Victor Axelsen in a tense one hour 11 minutes battle in the men's singles second

Nov 18, 2021, 18:21 PM IST
WATCH: Olympic medallist PV Sindhu honoured with Padma Bhushan

WATCH: Olympic medallist PV Sindhu honoured with Padma Bhushan

PV Sindhu has already been the recipient of Padam Shri in 2015, India's fourth-highest civilian award and highest sporting honour of India, Khel Ratna award in 2016.

Nov 08, 2021, 16:41 PM IST
French Open 2021: PV Sindhu beats Thailand's Ongbamrungphan, storms into semis

French Open 2021: PV Sindhu beats Thailand's Ongbamrungphan, storms into semis

India's ace shuttler PV Sindhu on Friday stormed into the semi-finals of the ongoing French Open after defeating Thai badminton player Busanan Ongbamrungphan in straight sets.

Oct 30, 2021, 13:31 PM IST
French Open: PV Sindhu reaches quarter-finals, Satwik-Chirag to face World No.1

French Open: PV Sindhu reaches quarter-finals, Satwik-Chirag to face World No.1

India's PV Sindhu reaches quarter-finals and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy-Chirag Shetty will face World No.1 Marcus Fernaldi Gideon and Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo of Indonesia.

Oct 29, 2021, 12:36 PM IST
Denmark Open: Sameer Verma beats Ander Antonsen, advances to quarterfinals

Denmark Open: Sameer Verma beats Ander Antonsen, advances to quarterfinals

World No. 28 Sameer Verma, who had qualified for the World Tour Finals in 2018 after winning three titles, produced a sensational performance to outwit local hero Antonsen 21-14, 21-18 in a 50-minute

Oct 22, 2021, 13:59 PM IST
Denmark Open 2021: Kidambi Srikanth defeats compatriot Sai Praneeth in opening round

Denmark Open 2021: Kidambi Srikanth defeats compatriot Sai Praneeth in opening round

Former World no.1 Srikanth Kidambi advanced to the round of 16 of the Denmark Open after defeating fellow compatriot B Sai Praneeth in the first round. Kidambi inflicted a 21-14, 21-11 defeat on

Oct 19, 2021, 16:32 PM IST
India lose 1-4 to Thailand in Sudirman Cup

India lose 1-4 to Thailand in Sudirman Cup

Kidambi Srikanth and the duo of Ashwini Ponnappa and N Sikki Reddy lost their respective matches, while the young Malvika Bansod also went down fighting in women's singles as India's fate against

Sep 26, 2021, 17:34 PM IST
Deepika Padukone to play PV Sindhu? Actor-shuttler’s badminton session triggers biopic talk

Deepika Padukone to play PV Sindhu? Actor-shuttler’s badminton session triggers biopic talk

Deepika Padukone posted the set of pictures on Instagram. In the images, she and PV Sindhu are seen playing an intense game of badminton on an indoor court.  

Sep 22, 2021, 18:02 PM IST
EXCLUSIVE | Pramod Bhagat, 1st Indian to win GOLD in badminton at Paralympics, charts his journey

EXCLUSIVE | Pramod Bhagat, 1st Indian to win GOLD in badminton at Paralympics, charts his journey

Pramod Bhagat stood up to everyone's expectation and won a gold medal in the first-ever badminton event held at the Paralympics in Tokyo.

Sep 10, 2021, 21:19 PM IST
Tokyo 2020 Paralympics: Krishna Nagar wins gold in badminton

Tokyo 2020 Paralympics: Krishna Nagar wins gold in badminton

This is India's fifth gold medal and second in badminton at the ongoing Tokyo Paralympics.

Sep 05, 2021, 10:18 AM IST
Tokyo Paralympics: Krishna Nagar storms into badminton SH6 final, ensures at least silver medal

Tokyo Paralympics: Krishna Nagar storms into badminton SH6 final, ensures at least silver medal

Indian shuttler Krishna Nagar overwhelmed Krysten Coombs in straight sets by 21-10 and 21-11 in just 26 minutes. Nagar will now play the gold-medal match against Hong Kong, China's Man Kai Chu.

Sep 04, 2021, 11:34 AM IST
Noida DM Suhas LY storms into Tokyo Paralympics badminton final, aims for gold now

Noida DM Suhas LY storms into Tokyo Paralympics badminton final, aims for gold now

Suhas defeated Fredy Setiawan of Indonesia 21-9, 21-15 to seal the semi-final match in 31 minutes.

Sep 04, 2021, 08:58 AM IST
EXCLUSIVE: PV Sindhu REVEALS how she overcame semis defeat to win bronze at Tokyo Olympics - WATCH

EXCLUSIVE: PV Sindhu REVEALS how she overcame semis defeat to win bronze at Tokyo Olympics - WATCH

It was not a bed of roses for Sindhu as she faced many obstacles on her way to bronze in Tokyo and the biggest of them was overcoming the semifinals loss which she faced just a day before the bronze

Aug 02, 2021, 13:32 PM IST