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Badminton World Championships

Happy birthday mom, PV Sindhu says after historic win

 Moments after becoming the first Indian shuttler to win the World Championships, shuttler PV Sindhu dedicated the historic triumph to her mother, who celebrated her birthday on Sunday, and the country.

Aug 25, 2019, 19:44 PM IST

Saina Nehwal crashes out of Badminton World Championships, loses to Carolina Marin in quarters

Marin's clinical performance helped her maintain a steady lead throughout the game.

Aug 03, 2018, 12:41 PM IST

Saina Nehwal, Pullela Gopichand reunite, bury the hatchet after three years

Saina had left Gopichand's academy and started training under Vimal Kumar in Bangalore from September 2, 2014. 

Sep 04, 2017, 12:56 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

Saina Nehwal regrets participating in Rio Olympics, says she should not have gone

That was a year ago. Now, a rejuvenated Saina marked her return to the big league by reaching the semifinals of the World Badminton Championships here.

Aug 26, 2017, 11:15 AM IST

Badminton World Championships: Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu ensure at least two medals for India

Along with Sindhu and Saina, Srikanth also looked to make his way into the semi-finals but was beaten by top seed Son Wan Ho of South Korea 21-14, 21-18 in 48 minutes.

Aug 26, 2017, 09:01 AM IST

PV Sindhu advances to Badminton World Championships pre-quarterfinals

Sindhu, the 2016 Rio Olympics silver medallist, will take on the winner of the match between Cheung Ngan Yi of Taipei and Evgeniya Kosetskaya in her next round.

Aug 22, 2017, 22:04 PM IST

Saina Nehwal presents her racquet to PM Narendra Modi as advanced birthday present

World number one shuttler Saina Nehwal on Wednesday presented her racquet, with which she became the first Indian to win a silver medal at the Badminton World Championships, to Prime Minister Narendra Modi as an advanced birthday present.

Sep 16, 2015, 20:21 PM IST

Saina Nehwal might have lost her concentration, says father Harvir Singh

 Saina Nehwal's father Harvir Singh on Sunday said the pressure of playing in her maiden Badminton World Championships final could have led to the Indian ace's defeat to Spain's Carolina Marin in the title clash of the mega event in Jakarta today.

Aug 16, 2015, 19:34 PM IST

World Championships: Committed too many mistakes in first game, says Saina Nehwal

 Indian ace Saina Nehwal on Sunday said she lacked patience and committed to many errors, which dashed her dreams of winning the gold medal at the prestigious Badminton World Championships here.

Aug 16, 2015, 17:04 PM IST

Anil Kumble, Jwala Gutta congratulate Saina Nehwal for Worlds silver

 Veteran shuttler Jwala Gutta and cricket legend Anil Kumble on Sunday congratulated Saina Nehwal for becoming the first Indian to bag a silver medal at the badminton World Championships.

Aug 16, 2015, 16:59 PM IST

Incorrect Spanish anthem played at badminton Worlds

 An incorrect version of the Spanish national anthem was played during the medal presentation ceremony of the badminton World Championships here on Sunday.

Aug 16, 2015, 16:10 PM IST

Lee Chong Wei chases maiden crown at Jakarta

Lee Chong Wei blasted his way into the second round of the badminton world championships in Jakarta on Tuesday, bringing him a step closer to a possible clash with nemesis Lin Dan.

Aug 11, 2015, 15:44 PM IST

Badminton World Championships: Chou Tien Chen becomes first seeded casualty

Chou Tien Chen became the first seeded casualty of the badminton world championships in Indonesia on Monday, just weeks after staging a major upset of his own at the Taiwan Open.

Aug 10, 2015, 17:55 PM IST

Chong Wei Feng silences doubters with badminton gold for Malaysia

Chong Wei Feng made an emphatic statement to Malaysia`s badminton selectors while Indonesia maintained an edge over their regional rivals with an epic victory in the Southeast Asian Games mixed doubles final on Tuesday.

Jun 16, 2015, 13:36 PM IST

World badminton champs Ko, Shin to put team first in Incheon

 Winning the men`s doubles crown at the badminton world championships may not earn Ko Sung-hyun and Shin Baek-choel the chance to play for gold in the event at the Asian Games, but the pair have promised to give their all for South Korea in the team competition in Incheon.

Sep 02, 2014, 13:18 PM IST

Another heartbreak for Lee Chong Wei at World Badminton Championships

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Aug 31, 2014, 23:00 PM IST

Spain`s Carolina Marin stuns Li Xuerui to win women`s badminton singles title

Spain`s Carolina Marin pulled off a monumental upset as she beat Chinese world number one Li Xuerui to win the women`s singles title at the Badminton World Championships in Copenhagen on Sunday.

Aug 31, 2014, 21:10 PM IST

Tian Qing, Zhao Yunlei win women`s doubles world badminton gold

China`s Tian Qing and Zhao Yunlei claimed the first gold medal of the badminton world championships in Copenhagen on Sunday by defeating compatriots Yu Yang and Wang Xiaoli in the women`s doubles final.

Aug 31, 2014, 18:39 PM IST

We are proud of P V Sindhu, says Subrata Roy

Sahara Group chairman Subroto Roy today heaped praise on rising shuttler P V Sindhu for winning the bronze medal at the recent World Championship and bagging the prestigious Arjuna Award.

Aug 13, 2013, 20:47 PM IST