Indian Badminton League

Premier Badminton League: Star-studded opening ceremony kicks off tourney

There were celebrities from both sports and entertainment fraternities attending the gala affair.

Jan 02, 2016, 20:51 PM IST

Premier Badminton League: Saina Nehwal pulls out of opening tie due to foot injury

The World No. 2, who was bought by Awadhe Warriors for a whopping USD 100,000, said she had suffered a serious foot injury.

Jan 02, 2016, 20:22 PM IST

Premier Badminton League: 10 interesting things you need to know!

The league comprises of six teams with players representing from Asia and Europe besides India.

Jan 02, 2016, 16:30 PM IST

Premier Badminton League auction: Top 50 shuttlers to go under hammer on Monday

Premier Badminton League, formerly Indian Badminton League, will start on January 2 in Mumbai.

Dec 06, 2015, 18:59 PM 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

Plea on IBL's IPR to be heard on December 10

BAI has recently announced that they will conduct the 2nd edition of IBL in January 2016 on their own.

Nov 03, 2015, 21:37 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

Sahara retains Lucknow, ICS bags Delhi in IBL 2

Corporate giant Sahara India Pariwar retained their ownership of Lucknow, while Infinite Computer Solutions (ICS) will be the new owners of Delhi franchise in the second edition of the Indian Badminton League scheduled to held in January next year.

Oct 20, 2015, 19:58 PM IST

Injury-troubled Gurusaidutt hoping to regain top 25 place

A series of injuries might have derailed his plans but a fit-again RMV Gurusaidutt is putting in the hard yards to earn his place at the top and is aiming to regain his position in the world top-25 by year end.

Sep 28, 2015, 15:01 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

IBL promoters ready to take BAI to court

 The promoters of the Indian Badminton League (IBL), Sports Solutionz, are considering legal action against Badminton Association of India in the wake of reports that BAI has terminated the tournament agreement with them.

Apr 23, 2015, 18:08 PM IST

New leagues take off but IPL courts fresh controversy 

It was a year of many firsts for Indian sports with a number of new leagues taking off but controversy was not too far behind as a betting scandal among team principals in the lucrative Indian Premier League (IPL) created ripples in the world of cricket.

Dec 28, 2014, 14:20 PM IST

World Kabaddi League claims better TV ratings than HIL, IBL

 Barely four weeks into its inaugural edition, the World Kabaddi League has proved to be a hit with the audiences, achieving better television ratings than the Hockey India League, its organisers claimed on Tuesday.

Sep 09, 2014, 14:26 PM IST

Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly foray into football, win ISL bids

Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly were among the host of high-profile winning bidders as the organises of the much-anticipated Indian Super League today unveiled the eight franchises for the event that is set to take Indian football by storm.

Apr 14, 2014, 08:19 AM IST

Want to impact sporting fabric of the nation: Tendulkar

Considered the `God of Cricket` for more than two decades, the iconic Sachin Tendulkar on Sunday took the plunge into football when he bought the Kochi franchise in the Indian Super League, forming a new bond with `God`s own Country`.

Apr 13, 2014, 16:32 PM IST

IBL brought energy into Indian badminton: BWF

Badminton World Federation (BWF) secretary general Thomas Lund was on Sunday quite impressed with the inaugural Indian Badminton League (IBL) last year, saying that it brought energy to Indian badminton.

Apr 06, 2014, 17:47 PM IST

Badminton legend Sidek relishing Indian cuisine

Malaysian badminton legend Rashid Sidek was so mesmerised with the local food he tried during last year’s Indian Badminton League (IBL) that his taste buds left him wanting more.

Apr 05, 2014, 18:35 PM IST

Top shuttlers could miss part of Indian Badminton League

Top shuttlers including Lee Chong Wei, Saina Nehwal or P.V. Sindhu could miss part of the Indian Badminton League (IBL) which is coinciding with the $600,000 Denmark Open Super Series Premier to be held in Odense.

Apr 02, 2014, 20:47 PM IST

Indian Badminton League to be held from Sept 30 to Oct 15

The second edition of the Indian Badminton League (IBL) will be held from September 30 to October 15, the IBL Governing Council said today.

Apr 01, 2014, 08:18 AM IST

IBL to be held in September: BAI

The second edition of the cash-rich Indian Badminton League (IBL) will be held in September, Badminton Association of India (BAI) president Akhilesh Das Gupta said on Saturday.

Mar 29, 2014, 19:36 PM IST