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Saina Nehwal crashes out of Denmark Open after losing to Japan's Sayaka Takahashi

Saina Nehwal lost the first game 15-21 and in the second game threw away a 20-16 lead at one stage to lose the decider 21-23.

Oct 16, 2019, 19:18 PM IST

Saina Nehwal reaches out to External Affairs Ministry for visa help

Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal on Monday made an `urgent request` to the Ministry of External Affairs to help her participate in the upcoming Denmark tour by sorting out her visa issue.

Oct 07, 2019, 23:52 PM IST

Saina Nehwal sends 'best wishes' to Parineeti Chopra for her biopic

Producer Bhushan Kumar shared that the film's shoot will commence on October 11.

Oct 07, 2019, 17:20 PM IST

Saina Nehwal: Waiting to see Parineeti as best athlete onscreen

After Parineeti shared her image, Nehwal took to the comment section to praise the 30-year-old actress.

Oct 04, 2019, 15:42 PM IST

Parineeti Chopra: Haven't done 'glam' in months

Actress Parineeti Chopra says she has not done "glam" for months as she is busy with two realistic films -- "The Girl On The Train" Hindi remake and a biopic on ace badminton star Saina Nehwal.

Oct 04, 2019, 14:32 PM IST

Parineeti Chopra preps-up for Saina Nehwal biopic, shares pic

Earlier, Shraddha Kapoor was set to play the lead role but later on, Parineeti came on board.

Oct 04, 2019, 13:03 PM IST

Korea Open: Shuttler Parupalli Kashyap faces Japan's Kento Momota for final spot

Kashyap, the 2014 Commonwealth Games champion, is currently the lone Indian survivor in the tournament. 

Sep 28, 2019, 07:59 AM IST

Shuttler Parupalli Kashyap eye semi-final berth at Korea Open

Kashyap rebounded strongly from the second game down to seal a 21-17, 11-21, 21-12 win over Daren Liew of Malaysia in the pre-quarterfinal clash of the tournament that lasted 56 minutes. 

Sep 27, 2019, 12:02 PM IST

Saina Nehwal crashes out of Korea Open 2019 in first-round

Nehwal was knocked out of the tournament after facing a 19-21, 21-18, 8-1 loss to Kim Ga Eun off South Korea's in a first-round on Wednesday.

Sep 25, 2019, 19:26 PM IST

Spain's Carolina Marin marches into semi-final of China Open

The Rio Olympic gold medallist will now play Japan's Sayaka Takahashi on Saturday for a place in the final.

Sep 20, 2019, 17:39 PM IST

China Open: World Champion PV Sindhu crashes out

Fifth-seeded Sindhu lost 12-21, 21-13, 21-19 in a thrilling second-round contest that lasted for almost an hour.

Sep 19, 2019, 16:04 PM IST

Badminton: Saina Nehwal crashes out of China Open in first round

Saina Nehwal lost 10-21, 17-21 to World No. 8 in just 44 minutes at the Olympic Sports Center Xincheng Gymnasium.

Sep 18, 2019, 10:35 AM IST

Sports fraternity hails PV Sindhu for historic BWF World Championship gold

Sindhu also won a bronze each in the 2013 and 2014 editions of the BWF World Championships before clinching two back-to-back silvers in previous two editions. 

Aug 26, 2019, 16:29 PM IST

Saina Nehwal slams umpiring standards after BWF World Championships exit

The defeat meant that Saina was eliminated from the World Championships before the quarter-finals for the first time since 2007. 

Aug 23, 2019, 17:58 PM IST

BWF World Championships: Saina Nehwal bows out, PV Sindhu advances into quarterfinals

Sindhu hardly broke a sweat as she eased past her American opponent 21-14, 21-6 in a one-sided round-of-16 that lasted just 34 minutes. 

Aug 23, 2019, 11:02 AM IST

BFI should do away with selection trials: Mary Kom

Earlier, it had emerged that the Boxing Federation of India (BFI) cancelled trials in Mary Kom's 51kg category for the World Boxing Championships and had sent her name for it based on her past performances. 

Aug 21, 2019, 17:39 PM IST

HS Prannoy, Sai Praneeth reach second round of BWF World Championships 2019

Prannoy, who has made a comeback from a stomach problem, will now lock horns with 11th seed Lin Dan of China in the second round of the tournament on Tuesday.

Aug 20, 2019, 11:21 AM IST

PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal could square off in World Championship semis

The Badminton World Federation (BWF) on Friday said on its website that it had conducted a re-draw of the women's singles category after it was found that a player had "mistakenly been included" in the entry list for the event. 

Aug 10, 2019, 20:47 PM IST

Shuttler Sai Praneeth eyes semi-final berth at Thailand Open

Last week, Praneeth had made it to the semi-finals of the Japan Open, only to see himself going down against top-seeded Kento Momota of Japan 18-21, 12-21.

Aug 02, 2019, 13:10 PM IST

Saina Nehwal crashes out of Thailand Open after shocking second-round defeat

This defeat will certainly be a setback for Saina who delivered an excellent performance against Thailand's Phittayaporn Chaiwan on Wednesday. 

Aug 01, 2019, 16:04 PM IST