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North Eastern Warriors beat Mumbai Rockets to clinch first win in PBL 4

North Eastern Warriors beat Mumbai Rockets to clinch first win in PBL 4

The North Eastern Warriors, who had lost their opening tie against Ahmedabad Smash Masters 1-4, needed a win to get their campaign on track and they sealed the win by taking an unassailable 3-0 lead

Dec 28, 2018, 08:59 AM IST
Premier Badminton League: Hyderabad Hunters lead despite Sindhu's loss to Sung Ji Hyun

Premier Badminton League: Hyderabad Hunters lead despite Sindhu's loss to Sung Ji Hyun

In the women's singles match, Ji Hyun Sung got the better of Olympic and World Championship silver medallist Sindhu 15-13 14-15 15-7.

Dec 26, 2018, 05:27 AM IST
Badminton: Carolina Marín ready to go the distance to be best-ever

Badminton: Carolina Marín ready to go the distance to be best-ever

In August, Marin became the first woman player to win three World Championships titles when she beat India`s Pusarla Sindhu in Nanjing to add to her gold medals from 2014 and 2015.

Dec 24, 2018, 19:52 PM IST
PBL: Mumbai Rockets trump Delhi Dashers 5-0, Verma shocks

PBL: Mumbai Rockets trump Delhi Dashers 5-0, Verma shocks

In the opening game, Shreyanshi struggled to tackle the height advantage of her Russian opponent and was mostly chasing the shuttle in rallies. But after losing the opening game, she changed tactics

Dec 23, 2018, 22:43 PM IST
Nine teams to battle it out in Premier Badminton League Season 4

Nine teams to battle it out in Premier Badminton League Season 4

The inaugural round of the PBL will take place at the NSCI indoor stadium in  Mumbai from December 22 to December 24 while the semi-finals and final would be held in Bengaluru.

Dec 21, 2018, 17:06 PM IST
Was questioned for losing 7 finals, now have a Gold: PV Sindhu after winning BWF World Tour Finals

Was questioned for losing 7 finals, now have a Gold: PV Sindhu after winning BWF World Tour Finals

Sindhu battled it out against familiar foe Nozomi Okuhara who has been a formidable opponent over the years, in the final of the BWF World Tour Final 2018.

Dec 19, 2018, 17:05 PM IST
Hope no one will question me about my final losses anymore: PV Sindhu

Hope no one will question me about my final losses anymore: PV Sindhu

After losing seven successive summit clashes, Olympic silver medallist Sindhu finally settled her finals blues with a 21-19 21-17 win over Japan's Nozomi Okuhara to lift the prestigious season-ending

Dec 16, 2018, 19:37 PM IST
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