Saina Nehwal

Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth's Tokyo Olympic hopes take hit after Malaysia Open gets postponed due to COVID-19

Following the postponement of the India Open (May 11-16), Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth's qualification for the Tokyo Games hinged on the Kuala Lumpur event followed by the Singapore Open (June 1-6).

May 07, 2021, 15:57 PM IST

Badminton: Shuttlers Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth likely to travel for Olympic qualifiers via Doha due to COVID-19 restrictions

The two tournaments are the last events that are included in the Olympic qualification calendar after the postponement of the Indian Open this month due to the worsening COVID-19 pandemic in the country.

Apr 30, 2021, 12:36 PM IST

Tokyo Olympics: Kidambi Srikanth, Saina Nehwal's qualifying hopes threatened by Malaysia's travel ban

The travel ban, which has been implemented in response to the worsening COVID-19 situation in India, has put doubts over whether the Indian contingent will be able to take part in the Malaysian Open, which will be held from May 25 to 30.

Apr 28, 2021, 20:17 PM IST

Parineeti Chopra's 'Saina' biopic ready for digital premiere on Amazon Prime Video - Check date!

With Parineeti Chopra as the lead, Saina biopic follows the career highs and lows of badminton champion Saina Nehwal, one of India's ace shuttlers and one of the most celebrated badminton players in the country. 

Apr 16, 2021, 14:43 PM IST

IPL 2021: Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal in awe of RCB’s Washington Sundar, praises all-rounder on Twitter

During the Test series against England recently, Sundar aggregated 181 runs in four innings with his highest being an unbeaten 96.

Apr 14, 2021, 21:10 PM IST

Orleans Masters badminton: Saina Nehwal, Ashwini-Sikki enter semis

Saina edged past Iris Wang of the USA 21-19, 17-21, 21-19 in 60 minutes in the quarter-final match. The Indian shuttler will now lock horns with unseeded Line Christophersen of Denmark in the semi-finals.

Mar 27, 2021, 06:48 AM IST

I was fascinated by Saina Nehwal's story: Director Amole Gupte on why he chose to make Saina biopic

Director Amol Gupte's upcoming Saina Nehwal biopic tells an inspiring story of the Badminton champ who made the country proud with her top performance and brilliant sport. Parineeti Chopra plays the lead role in the biopic. 

Mar 23, 2021, 16:47 PM IST

All England Open: Indian shuttlers cleared to take part in tournament after COVID negative results

India's badminton coach Mathias Boe on his Instagram story confirmed that there were no positive tests within the Indian contingent and the shutters were ready to take the field on Wednesday.

Mar 17, 2021, 19:42 PM IST

All England badminton: Three Indian shuttlers test positive for COVID-19 ahead of tournament

A member of the support staff has also tested positive, leaving the players without much practice with Saina Nehwal and Parupalli Kashyap still awaiting their COVID-19 test results.

Mar 17, 2021, 10:24 AM IST

All England Championships: PV Sindhu and Co. chase elusive title

While former world number one Saina Nehwal had a runner-up finish in 2015, Sindhu’s best finish was a semifinal in 2018 but none of the other Indian shuttlers have been able to go deep in the tournament till now. 

Mar 16, 2021, 12:37 PM IST

Saina biopic: Parineeti Chopra starrer Saina poster trolled by netizens, designer reacts!

A few days back, Saina biopic starring Parineeti Chopra in the lead was released online. While many loved it, there were a few who trolled it and pointed out that the makers mistakenly goofed up on badminton serve which looks more like a tennis serve. 

Mar 05, 2021, 18:34 PM IST

Saina teaser: Parineeti Chopra gives a smashing performance as Saina Nehwal - Watch

The sports biopic titled 'Saina' is based on the life of ace badminton player Saina Nehwal. 

Mar 04, 2021, 16:44 PM IST

Saina Nehwal biopic: Parineeti Chopra starrer sports drama's first look poster out!

The sports drama 'Saina' is directed by Amol Gupte. It is produced by Bhushan Kumar, Krishan Kumar, Sujay Jairaj and Rashesh Shah under the banner of T-Series and Front Foot Pictures. 

Mar 02, 2021, 13:05 PM IST

Saina Nehwal crashes out of Thailand Open

The match saw both the shuttlers tussle for over an hour ended with Saina Nehwal winning the first game but failing to make an impact in the next two. 

Jan 14, 2021, 17:06 PM IST

Thailand Open: Kidambi Srikanth, Saina Nehwal breeze into second round

Kidambi Srikanth, Saina Nehwal on Wednesday advanced into the second round of the ongoing Thailand Open Super 1000 tournament.  

Jan 13, 2021, 19:15 PM IST

HS Prannoy returns COVID-19 'false positive' after Saina Nehwal's positive test

Saina Nehwal and her husband Parupalli Kashyap have as a result both been withdrawn from the Thailand Open.

Jan 12, 2021, 13:26 PM IST

Breaking: Saina Nehwal and HS Prannoy test COVID-19 positive in Thailand Open

Nehwal's husband Parupalli Kashyap also taken to hospital for testing since he was in close proximity.

Jan 12, 2021, 10:08 AM IST

Saina Nehwal, Parupalli Kashyap meet Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur

The couple also met Himachal Pradesh Governor Bandaru Dattatreya and expressed desire to open a badminton academy in the state.


Nov 15, 2020, 21:31 PM IST

International Olympic Day: Sushil Kumar, Saina Nehwal share medal-winning memory

On the occasion of International Olympic Day, Sushil Kumar and Saina Nehwal on Tuesday shared their medal-winning memories at the showpiece event.

Jun 23, 2020, 12:13 PM IST