India Open 2021: Tournament postponed due to surge in COVID-19 cases

The India Open was part of the qualification cycle for this year's Tokyo Olympics.

Apr 19, 2021, 21:01 PM IST

COVID-19: All domestic badminton tournaments in April and May postponed

India has been undergoing a second COVID-19 wave in the last few days. On Sunday, over one lakh new infections were reported, the highest 24-hour spike in the country since the beginning of the pandemic.

Apr 05, 2021, 23:16 PM IST

Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth eases into quarter-finals of Denmark Open

Srikanth will next square off with the wiinner of the other second-round clash between second-seed Tien Chen Chou of Chinese Taipei and Nhat Nguyen of Ireland.

Oct 15, 2020, 18:15 PM IST

BWF extends qualification period for Tokyo Olympics till next year

Earlier, the international body had suspended all tournaments till July due to the coronavirus pandemic.


May 28, 2020, 11:59 AM IST

BWF announces revised tournament calendar, India Open to be held from December 8-13

A total of eight tournaments have been rescheduled from their original dates due to the novel virus.

May 22, 2020, 16:52 PM IST

Finland to host 2021 European Mixed Team Badminton Championships

Badminton Europe on Monday announced that the championships will take place in Vantaa, just outside Helsinki, in February 2021.

May 04, 2020, 18:12 PM IST

Badminton World Championships to be rescheduled amid Olympic clash

The BWF had earlier called off all tournaments post the All England Championships until April 12 due to the pandemic.

Apr 05, 2020, 20:05 PM IST

Coronavirus: BWF welcomes Tokyo Olympics postponement, may freeze rankings

The IOC and the TOCOG announced in a joint statement on Tuesday that the Games have been postponed to no later than the summer of 2021.

Mar 26, 2020, 17:50 PM IST

PV Sindhu donates Rs 5 lakh each to Telangana, Andhra Pradesh to fight coronavirus

The 24-year-old shuttler from Hyderabad took to her official Twitter handle to confirm the news about donation.

Mar 26, 2020, 17:30 PM IST

Coronavirus COVID-19: Continental badminton championships cancelled

Previously all BWF World Tour and other BWF-sanctioned tournaments from March 16 to April 12 had been suspended due to the escalation of COVID-19 outbreak.

Mar 21, 2020, 09:46 AM IST

BWF suspends all tournaments till April 12 due to coronavirus

India Open was scheduled to be played in New Delhi from March 24 to 29.

Mar 14, 2020, 12:58 PM IST

Sourabh Verma achieves career-best Badminton World Federation ranking

Sourabh had a great season where he bagged two Badminton World Federation (BWF) Super 100 titles at Hyderabad and Vietnam besides winning the Slovenia International series in May. He achieved a career-best ranking of world no.29 in the latest BWF ranking.

Dec 03, 2019, 20:28 PM IST

Swiss Open: B Sai Praneeth stunned by top-seed Shi Yuqi in final

On Saturday, Praneeth showcased a rich vein of form as he swept aside second-seed Chen Long of China in straight games to cement his spot in the finals of the Swiss Open.

Mar 17, 2019, 23:35 PM IST

Nationals will help in preparation for All England Championship: B Sai Praneeth

With Prannoy and Srikanth withdrawing due to fitness issues, former champion Praneeth will be one of the favourites to lift the trophy at the 83rd Senior Nationals.

Feb 12, 2019, 12:59 PM IST

Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth enter quarterfinals of French Open

Defending champion Kidambi Srikanth and India ace Saina Nehwal made their way to the quarterfinals of the USD 750,000 French Open BWF World Tour Super 750 here on Thursday.

Oct 25, 2018, 22:36 PM IST

Malaysian badminton player Zulfadli Zulkiffli denies match-fixing, to appeal

A Malaysian badminton player hit with a career-ending 20-year ban rejected allegations of match-fixing on Friday and said he will appeal, claiming he was involved in a spot of casino gambling but not corruption.

May 04, 2018, 20:28 PM IST

Kidambi Srikanth climbs to third spot in world rankings

Srikanth, who took silver in the men`s singles category at the Commonwealth Games in Australia last month, climbed a couple of spots from the fifth place.

May 03, 2018, 15:18 PM IST

HS Prannoy not happy with BWF's proposed rule changes

The BWF Council's reason for proposing the changes is to optimize the presentation of badminton at the highest level, increase the commercial value of the sport and enhance the quality of its broadcast product.

Feb 28, 2018, 15:09 PM IST

Malaysia badminton pair faces hearing over alleged fixing

The pair, named in local reports as ex-world junior champion Zulfadli Zulkiffli and Tan Chun Seang, was allegedly involved in a case of fixing about two years ago.

Feb 26, 2018, 18:10 PM IST

Two Indian shuttlers fined for late withdrawal from 2018 Uganda International Badminton Open Championship

 Harshit Aggarwal and Chaliha Orijit will be fined $150 for late withdraw as per the rules set by the Badminton World Federation. 

Feb 22, 2018, 13:50 PM IST