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Indian shuttlers Ajay Jayaram, Mithun Manjunath enter Vietnam Open semifinals

India shuttlers Ajay Jayaram and Mithun Manjunath on Friday advanced to the Men’s singles semifinals of the Vietnam Open Super Tour 100 tournament. 

Aug 10, 2018, 21:30 PM IST

Shuttler Manasi Joshi eyes medal at Indonesia Para Asian Games

The Mumbai-born special player is training at the famed P Gopichand Badminton Academy for the past one month honing her skills for the Para Asian Games to be held in Jakarta in October.


Aug 09, 2018, 17:35 PM IST

BWF World Championship: Kidambi Srikanth loses 14-21, 18-21 to Son Wan Ho; crashes out in quarter-finals

The only two Indians remaining in the tournament are PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal, both of whom will be playing their quarter-final matches later in the day.

Aug 25, 2017, 15:35 PM IST

HS Prannoy defeats Parupalli Kashyap 21-15 20-22 21-12 to win US Open

The duo, who had a 1-1 head-to-head record having played each other at the 2014 German Open last time, engaged in fast-paced rallies and Prannoy more often sealed the rallies with his powerful smashes.

Jul 25, 2017, 10:12 AM IST

Sameer Verma, HS Prannoy to lead Indian challenge at US Open

A former National champion, Sameer was then forced to withdraw from last week's Canada Open after failing to get visa on time.

Jul 18, 2017, 18:58 PM IST

Singapore Super Series winner B Sai Praneet eyes medal at maiden World Championship

The 24-year-old became only the fourth Indian to win a Super series title in Singapore last month and his maiden victory saw him jump eight places to World No.22, earning him a World Championship berth at Glasgow.

May 07, 2017, 15:05 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

Top shuttlers including HS Prannoy, Sameer Verma get byes to reach 2nd round of Senior Nationals

In some of the most exciting matches of the opening day, Siddharth Pratap Singh staved off a spirited challenge from Adrian George 25-27 21-17 21-16.

Feb 03, 2017, 19:27 PM IST

Saina Nehwal clinches Malaysia Masters title in a thrilling win over Pornpawee Chochuwong

The top-seed registered a solid 22-20, 22-20 triumph over 19-year-old Chochuwong in a thrilling summit showdown.

Jan 22, 2017, 14:53 PM IST

PBL 2017: PV Sindhu registers win Chennai Smashers claim 5-0 triumph over Bengaluru Blasters

The victory was Chennai's first of the season as they had lost to Hyderabad Hunters 3-4 in the tournament opener on January 1 in Hyderabad.

Jan 03, 2017, 23:04 PM IST

PBL 2017: Bengaluru Blasters defeat Delhi Acers 4-3 in an intriguing all-round battle

Bengaluru's Cheung Ngan Yi pulled off a thrilling 11-9, 6-11, 11-2 win in her women's singles match.

Jan 02, 2017, 16:31 PM IST

PBL: Hyderabad Hunters oust Chennai Smashers in opener; Carolina Marin defeats PV Sindhu

Reigning Olympic champion Carolina Marin of Spain overcame Rio Games runner-up P.V. Sindhu 11-8, 12-14, 11-2.

Jan 02, 2017, 10:23 AM IST

PV Sindhu's Olympics silver the highlight of India's glorious year in badminton

It turned out to be a watershed year for Sindhu, who reached the upper echelons of world badminton with a silver medal at Rio Games.

Dec 25, 2016, 14:09 PM IST

Saina Nehwal's coach differs with Prakash Padukone's views on PV Sindhu

Padukone said Sindhu has the potential as she is young and has at least six years of good badminton left in her.

Dec 23, 2016, 20:36 PM IST

PV Sindhu hails 2016 as a fantastic year, targets No. 1 spot in badminton rankings next

Sindhu will play for the Chennai franchise in upcoming Premier Badminton League.

Dec 22, 2016, 20:57 PM IST

This year was phenomenal but best is yet to come from PV Sindhu, says coach Pullela Gopichand

The national coach said the key for Sindhu to continue her progress lay in adapting to different styles of play and court conditions.

Dec 21, 2016, 19:47 PM IST

Saina Nehwal secures hard-fought victory over Hanna Ramadini to enter Macau Open 2nd round

Saina defeated World No. 44 Hanna 21-23, 21-14, 21-18 in a match that lasted more than an hour.

Nov 30, 2016, 18:36 PM IST

Rio silver-medallist PV Sindhu outlasts local favourite He Bingjiao to reach China Open semis

The 21-year-old from Hyderabad will take on the winner of the match between Japan's Akane Yamaguchi and sixth seed Sung Ji Hyun, seeded sixth.

Nov 18, 2016, 17:38 PM IST

PV Sindhu, Ajay Jayaram progress into quarterfinals of China Super Series Premier

Jayaram too had to work hard to surpass Wei Nan as he notched up a 20-22 21-19 21-12 win over the Hong Kong shuttler in a 56-minute clash.

Nov 17, 2016, 15:52 PM IST

China Super Series: I'm quite satisfied with my game despite losing in Round 1, says Saina Nehwal

Saina, who had won the China Open title in 2014 and reached the finals last year, will play at the Hong Kong Super Series next week.

Nov 16, 2016, 20:48 PM IST