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Saina Nehwal refuses to play in Senior National Badminton Championship due to uneven surface

Saina, who had suffered a shin injury in late 2018, took the court after Sameer Verma conceded his men's singles tie following an achilles heels problem during his match.

Feb 14, 2019, 14:05 PM IST

BAI recommends Sikki Reddy for Arjuna Award

Women's doubles shuttler N Sikki Reddy has been recommended for Arjuna Award by the Badminton Association of India (BAI).

Apr 29, 2018, 21:35 PM IST

Supreme Court seeks government's reply on PIL to remove Assam minister Himanta Biswa Sarma from BAI president post

 The Supreme Court Monday sought the Centre's response on a PIL seeking removal of Assam Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma from the post of President of the Badminton Association of India (BAI), alleging that his appointment was in violation of the apex court order that a minister or a public servant cannot become an office bearer in a sports body.

Mar 05, 2018, 18:56 PM IST

Badminton Association of India seeking to clear air over Premier Badminton League

The hearing of the case is scheduled for December 11, while the third edition of the Premier badminton League (PBL) is set to held from December 23 to January 14.

Dec 05, 2017, 15:29 PM IST

BAI announces 10 lakh cash reward for PV Sindhu, 5 lakh for Saina Nehwal

India's wait for gold medal at the Badminton Worlds continued after PV Sindhu lost to Japan's Nozomi Okuhara in women's single finals.

Aug 28, 2017, 10:13 AM IST

Industrialist Anand Mahindra to gift Kidambi Srikanth a TUV300 for winning Australian Open Superseries title

The 24-year-old Srikanth extended his stellar run of form to become the first Indian male shuttler to win two consecutive Superseries title.

Jun 26, 2017, 10:20 AM IST

BAI announce Rs 5 lakh cash reward to Kidambi Srikanth for clinching Australian Open Superseries title

The 24-year-old Srikanth extended his stellar run of form to become the first Indian male shuttler to win two consecutive Superseries title.

Jun 25, 2017, 13:17 PM IST

BAI names squad for upcoming tournaments, Saina Nehwal to play in US Open

In women's singles, World No. 45, Rituparna Das will be the cynosure of all Indian eyes, while Manu Attri and Sumeeth Reddy will drive Indian challenge in the men's doubles action.

Jun 12, 2017, 19:23 PM IST

Biswa Sarma sees India as a badminton superpower by 2020 Olympics

Top Indian shuttlers have given a miss to the National Championship over the last few years and Sarma said he had interacted with the players regarding the issue and they have agreed to participate in one of the events in a year.

May 05, 2017, 21:07 PM IST

No ineligible player sent for exchange programme in Japan: BAI chief President Akhilesh Das Gupta

CBI sources had said that a contingent of 23 players and two supervisors was sent by India on the expense of government of Japan to participate in the exchange programme for the youth of ASEAN countries.

Mar 01, 2017, 13:08 PM IST

Bank of Baroda endorses Olympians P V Sindhu, K Srikanth

Bank of Baroda logo will now appear on the centre chest of the two athletes' playing jerseys in international and domestic tournaments under the aegis of Badminton World Federation Events- (BWF) and Badminton Association of India-sanctioned events, respectively.

Oct 13, 2016, 16:40 PM IST

Saina Nehwal, Parupalli Kashyap ruled out of South Asian Games

Saina and Kashyap are two of the top badminton athletes for the upcoming Olympic Games in Rio.

Feb 04, 2016, 21:18 PM IST

AP Badminton association accepts secretary's resignation

The decision was taken at the Annual General Council meeting held here.

Nov 20, 2015, 08:19 AM IST

Badminton Association of India gets high court boost on IBL 2

Path of hosting IBL 2 has got a reprieve after the Delhi High Court withheld Sporty Solutionz's injunction.

Nov 04, 2015, 20:24 PM IST

IBL brand owners Sporty Solutionz moves court against Badminton Association of India

IBL brand owners SSPL has moved court against the Badminton Association of India to protect their intellectual property rights.

Oct 29, 2015, 18:25 PM IST

Indian Badminton League to return in January next year

After much dilly-dally, the second edition of the Indian Badminton League (IBL) is all set to roll out with the Badminton Association of India (BAI) promising a heavy dose of glitz and glamour in the much-awaited tournament scheduled to be held in January next year.

Sep 24, 2015, 23:42 PM IST

Kim Tan Her should be sole decision maker, says Jwala Gutta

 Top women's doubles shuttler Jwala Gutta on Thursday welcomed the appointment of reputed doubles coach Kim Tan Her but said the Malaysian should be the sole decision maker and there should not be any interference from anybody.

Aug 06, 2015, 19:05 PM IST

I want Kim to maximise qualification for Rio Olympics: Pullela Gopichand

With BAI roping in top doubles coach Tan Kim Her, India's chief badminton coach Pullela Gopichand today said the Malaysian will bring in a lot of experience and knowledge and he wants him to ensure maximum qualification for the Olympics Games next year.

Jul 25, 2015, 16:21 PM IST

Move to oust IOA chief N Ramachandran gathers steam

 The move to oust Indian Olympic Association president N Ramachandran on Tuesday gathered steam as two National Sports Federations and two state Olympic Associations joined the chorus in demanding a No Confidence Motion against him by calling a Special General Meeting.

May 05, 2015, 20:41 PM IST

BAI joins move to oust IOA chief N Ramachandran

The move to oust Indian Olympic Association President N Ramachandran appears to be gathering steam as Badminton Association of India also joined the chorus on Tuesday in demanding a No Confidence Motion against him by calling a Special General Meeting.

May 05, 2015, 18:51 PM IST