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All England Championships will be our target next year: Chief national badminton coach Pullela Gopichand

All England Championships will be our target next year: Chief national badminton coach Pullela Gopichand

Gopichand was the last Indian to win the All England Championship in 2001, achieving the coveted feat after 21 years of Prakash Padukone's 1980 title.

Dec 16, 2018, 19:29 PM IST
PV Sindhu scripts history, clinches maiden BWF Tour Finals title

PV Sindhu scripts history, clinches maiden BWF Tour Finals title

Sindhu registers a 21-19, 21-17 win over Okuhara in a thrilling summit showdown of the women's singles event that lasted a little over an hour. 

Dec 16, 2018, 12:19 PM IST
BWF Tour Finals: PV Sindhu beats Thailand's Ratchanok Intanon to reach final

BWF Tour Finals: PV Sindhu beats Thailand's Ratchanok Intanon to reach final

Sindhu will lock horns with Japan's Nozomi Okuhara in the final of the tournament on Sunday.

Dec 15, 2018, 12:57 PM IST
Olympic silver medallist shuttler PV Sindhu makes winning start to World Tour Finals

Olympic silver medallist shuttler PV Sindhu makes winning start to World Tour Finals

Sindhu who had finished runner-up at the last edition in Dubai, dished out a superb game, mixed with patience and aggression, to defeat the Japanese 24-22 21-15.

Dec 12, 2018, 12:46 PM IST
World Tour Finals: PV Sindhu faces tough road; Sameer Verma eyes knockout berth

World Tour Finals: PV Sindhu faces tough road; Sameer Verma eyes knockout berth

Sindhu has been the most impressive among the Indian shuttlers as she claimed silver medals at all the major events -- Commonwealth Games, Asian Games and World Championship.

Dec 11, 2018, 14:17 PM IST
Sameer Verma defends title at Syed Modi International

Sameer Verma defends title at Syed Modi International

The 24-year-old from Madhya Pradesh showed immaculate defence and a never-say-die attitude to eke out a 16-21 21-19 21-14 win in the finals against 22-year-old Lu, who has won the Australian Open and

Nov 25, 2018, 19:23 PM IST
Syed Modi International: Saina Nehwal eyes fourth title

Syed Modi International: Saina Nehwal eyes fourth title

Saina Nehwal defeated  Indonesia's Ruselli Hartawan to book her place in the finals of the Syed Modi International Badminton Championship.

Nov 25, 2018, 12:41 PM IST
Saina Nehwal, Sameer Verma enter final of Syed Modi International

Saina Nehwal, Sameer Verma enter final of Syed Modi International

Former three-time winner Saina Nehwal and reigning champion Sameer Verma were a step away from clinching the men's and women's singles titles respectively, reaching the finals of the Syed Modi

Nov 24, 2018, 22:22 PM IST
Syed Modi International: Saina Nehwal, Parupalli Kashyap eye semi-final spots

Syed Modi International: Saina Nehwal, Parupalli Kashyap eye semi-final spots

Saina Nehwal will take on compatriot Rituparna Das, while Parupalli Kashyap to lock horns with Thailand's Sitthikom Thammasin in the quarter-finals of the Syed Modi International Badminton tournament

Nov 23, 2018, 13:58 PM IST
Hong Kong Open: PV Sindhu crashes out after losing to Sung Ji in women's singles second round

Hong Kong Open: PV Sindhu crashes out after losing to Sung Ji in women's singles second round

Indian shuttler PV Sindhu crashes out of the Hong Kong Open after Korea's Sung Ji beat the former 24-26, 20-22 in women's singles second round.

Nov 15, 2018, 19:22 PM IST
Parupalli Kashyap, Satwik-Ashwini win at Hong Kong Open

Parupalli Kashyap, Satwik-Ashwini win at Hong Kong Open

Kashyap, who has been battling a series of injuries in the last few years, defeated Hao 21-7 12-21 21-18 in a match that lasted an hour and three minutes.

Nov 13, 2018, 15:38 PM IST
Shuttler P.V. Sindhu advances to pre-quarterfinals of Fuzhou China Open

Shuttler P.V. Sindhu advances to pre-quarterfinals of Fuzhou China Open

The Third seed and World No. 3 Sindhu defeated her Russian opponent in straight games 21-13, 21-19 in less than 30 minutes of play.

Nov 06, 2018, 17:22 PM IST
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