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Shuttler B. Sai Praneeth eases into second round of Japan Open

Praneeth hardly broke a sweat as he eased past Kenta Nishimoto of Japan 21-17, 21-13 in the first round of the tournament that lasted just 42 minutes.

Jul 23, 2019, 11:57 AM IST

Malaysia Open: Shuttler Sameer Verma stunned by China's Shi Yuqi in opener

Sameer went down fighting against Yuqi 20-22, 23-21, 12-21 in a three-game thriller that lasted one hour and five minutes. 

Apr 02, 2019, 17:30 PM IST

PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth seek to reclaim India Open crowns

Sindhu will open against compatriot Mugdha Agrey and is expected to face fast-rising Danish Mia Blichfeldt, seeded eighth, in the quarterfinals.

Mar 25, 2019, 18:43 PM IST

Indian women athletes felicitated at ZEE Fair Play Awards

India's top women athletes and sportsperson were felicitated at ZEE News Fairplay Awards in New Delhi on Thursday. The awards, first introduced in 2018, recognise and honour women for their outstanding achievements in the field of sports. This year, several women athletes who have made their mark at international level during the last year were felicitated.

Feb 20, 2019, 15:22 PM IST

Syed Modi International: Saina Nehwal loses in final, settles for silver

Saina Nehwal, who was eyeing her fourth title at the Syed Modi International Badminton Championship, went down against China's Han Yue Han in the finals.

Nov 25, 2018, 17:48 PM IST

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

Badminton: Red Bull Shuttle Up doubles tournament to kickstart in Delhi

Qualifiers will be held across 5 cities - Delhi, Bangalore, Guwahati, Hyderabad and Mumbai.

Oct 03, 2018, 20:42 PM IST

Asian Games 2018: Women shuttlers handed tough draw, face top seed Japan in quarters

Indian women's team, led by Olympic silver medallist P V Sindhu, will have to punch above its weight to salvage any hopes of a medal after being handed a tough draw in the badminton event at the 18th Asian Games.

Aug 17, 2018, 21:42 PM IST

Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Ashwini Ponnappa enters World Badminton Championship quarterfinals

 The Indian mixed doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Ashwini Ponnappa pulled off a stunning victory over the Malaysian world no.7 combination of Goh Soon Huat and Shevon Jemie Lai to progress to the quarterfinals of the World Championship here today.

Aug 02, 2018, 16:58 PM IST

Saina Nehwal, Satwiksairaj Rankireddy, Ashwini Ponnappa enter Badminton World Championships quarterfinals

Saina Nehwal won in straight two games against Ratchanok Intanon while Satwiksairaj and Ashwini beat Goh Soon Huat and Shevon Jemie Lai.

Aug 02, 2018, 16:57 PM IST

Asian Games more competitive than Commonwealth Games: Ponappa

Ashwini Ponnappa is looking forward to the Asian Games after the women's team had a podium finish in the last year.

Jun 20, 2018, 19:16 PM IST

Had self-doubts after Rio Olympics, says shuttler Ashwini Ponnappa

She is enjoying every bit of adulation that has come her way after playing a pivotal role in the Indian badminton team's first ever gold medal in a mixed team event at Commonwealth Games but doubles specialist Ashwin Ponappa had serious "self-doubts" about being able to make a comeback post 2016 Rio Olympics.

May 01, 2018, 16:05 PM IST

Commonwealth Games 2018, Gold Coast: Ashwini Ponnappa-N Sikki bag Bronze in badminton women's doubles

The Indian duo prevailed in straight games 21-19, 21-19 over the Australians, in a 47-minute crunch match at the Carrara Sports Arena.

Apr 14, 2018, 14:50 PM IST

Commonwealth Games 2018, Gold Coast: Ashwini Ponnappa-Sikki Reddy lose in badminton women's doubles semis

Ashwini and Sikki went down in three games 21-17, 15-21, 4-21 to the Chow and Hoo in the semi-final at the Carrara Sports Arena here. 

Apr 14, 2018, 11:02 AM IST

Commonwealth Games 2018, Gold Coast: Ashwini Ponnappa-N Sikki Reddy reach badminton women's doubles semis

India's Ashwini Ponnappa and N.Sikki Reddy entered the semi-finals of badminton women's doubles at the 21st Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast here on Friday.

Apr 13, 2018, 11:56 AM IST

Commonwealth Games 2018, Gold Coast: Indian mixed doubles shuttlers enter quarters

Ashwini and Satwik took just 25 minutes to thrash Canadian duo of Kristen Tsai and Nyl Yakura 21-10, 21-7 in their round of 16 encounter at the Carrara Sports Arena here.

Apr 12, 2018, 09:59 AM IST

Commonwealth Games 2018, Gold Coast: Shuttlers Ashwini, Satwik reach round of 32 in mixed doubles

 Ashwini and Satwik needed just 20 minutes to brush past the Guernsey duo 21-9, 21-5 in straight games.

Apr 10, 2018, 10:51 AM IST

Sai Praneeth, Ponnappa-Sikki out of Malaysia Masters

Praneeth lost to top-seeded Viktor Axelsen of Denmark 17 -21, 8-21 while Ponnappa and Sikki Reddy went down to Denmark's Kamilla Rytter Juhl and Christinna Pedersen 15-21, 15-21.

Jan 18, 2018, 20:37 PM IST

PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal, HS Prannoy advance at Hong Kong Open

Nehwal will face Chen Yufei of China while Sindhu will face Aya Ohori of Japan.

Nov 22, 2017, 21:39 PM IST

Parupalli Kashyap enters main draw of Hong Kong Open

Parupalli Kashyap will play Korean Lee Dong Keun next.

Nov 21, 2017, 22:30 PM IST