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Tzu-ying beats Yufei to clinch the 2022 Thailand Open

22 May 2022

Sports
Tzu-ying beats Yufei to clinch the 2022 Thailand Open

Number one seed Tai Tzu-ying outclassed China's Chen Yufei to clinch her maiden title at the Thailand Open on Sunday.

Thailand Open: PV Sindhu falters against Chen Yufei in semis

21 May 2022

Sports
Thailand Open: PV Sindhu falters against Chen Yufei in semis

India's ace shuttler PV Sindhu was beaten by reigning Olympic gold medalist Chen Yufei in the semi-finals of the 2022 Thailand Open in Bangkok on Saturday.

Thailand Open: PV Sindhu beats Akane Yamaguchi in quarter-finals

20 May 2022

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Thailand Open: PV Sindhu beats Akane Yamaguchi in quarter-finals

India's ace shuttler PV Sindhu beat world number one, Akane Yamaguchi, in the quarter-finals of the 2022 Thailand Open in Bangkok on Friday.

Badminton: India clinch Thomas Cup gold, beat 14-time champions Indonesia

15 May 2022

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Badminton: India clinch Thomas Cup gold, beat 14-time champions Indonesia

The Indian badminton men's side has entered the record books by winning its first-ever Thomas Cup title in Bangkok, Thailand.

Wang Zhi Yi wins Badminton Asia Championships: Key stats

01 May 2022

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Wang Zhi Yi wins Badminton Asia Championships: Key stats

Unseeded Wang Zhi Yi beat the world champion, Akane Yamaguchi, in the final of the 2022 Badminton Asia Championships on Sunday.

Badminton Asia Championships: Sindhu loses in semis clash, bags bronze

30 Apr 2022

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Badminton Asia Championships: Sindhu loses in semis clash, bags bronze

World No. 7 PV Sindhu has collected a bronze medal at the 2022 Badminton Asia Championships.

2022 Badminton Asia Championships: PV Sindhu storms into semi-finals

29 Apr 2022

Sports
2022 Badminton Asia Championships: PV Sindhu storms into semi-finals

Ace Indian shuttler PV Sindhu outclassed China's He Bing Jiao in the quarter-finals of the Badminton Asia Championships at the Muntinlupa Sports Complex.

An Se-young overcomes Pornpawee Chochuwang in Korea Open final

10 Apr 2022

Sports
An Se-young overcomes Pornpawee Chochuwang in Korea Open final

South Korea's An Se-young beat Thailand's Pornpawee Chochuwong in straight sets to win the Women's Singles title at the Korea Open Badminton Championship 2022 on Sunday.

Decoding the incredible run of Indian badminton star Lakshya Sen

21 Mar 2022

Sports
Decoding the incredible run of Indian badminton star Lakshya Sen

India's emerging badminton star Lakshya Sen faced a straight-game loss to world number one Viktor Axelsen in the men's singles final of the All England Championships.

Badminton: India's Lakshya Sen overcomes Kean Yew, wins India Open

16 Jan 2022

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Badminton: India's Lakshya Sen overcomes Kean Yew, wins India Open

India's Lakshya Sen won the India Open by beating reigning world champion Loh Kean Yew in the men's singles final.

Kidambi Srikanth returns to the top 10 after two years

22 Dec 2021

Sports
Kidambi Srikanth returns to the top 10 after two years

Former World number 1 Kidambi Srikanth has returned to the top 10 after a gap of two years in the latest BWF Rankings.

BWF World Championships final: Kidambi Srikanth settles for silver

19 Dec 2021

Sports
BWF World Championships final: Kidambi Srikanth settles for silver

India's Kidambi Srikanth lost against Loh Kean Yew of Singapore in the final of the 2021 BWF World Championships.

Kidambi Srikanth beats Lakshya Sen, reaches BWF World Championships final

19 Dec 2021

Sports
Kidambi Srikanth beats Lakshya Sen, reaches BWF World Championships final

Kidambi Srikanth on Saturday became the first Indian man to reach the finals of the BWF World Badminton Championships.

PV Sindhu reaches quarter-finals of World Championships

16 Dec 2021

Sports
PV Sindhu reaches quarter-finals of World Championships

PV Sindhu progressed to the quarter-finals of the 2021 BWF World Championships in Huelva by defeating Pornpawee Chochuwong of Thailand in the round of 16.

Badminton World Championships 2021: All you need to know

12 Dec 2021

Sports
Badminton World Championships 2021: All you need to know

The Badminton World Championships 2021 will be starting today with all eyes on India's PV Sindhu.

Badminton: New-look Indian team ready for Sudirman Cup

25 Sep 2021

Sports
Badminton: New-look Indian team ready for Sudirman Cup

An Indian team that is a nice blend of youth and experience will have to punch above its weight in what's going to be an arduous challenge in the Sudirman Cup mixed team championships in Finland on Sunday.

Pramod Bhagat wins first-ever Paralympic gold for India in badminton

04 Sep 2021

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Pramod Bhagat wins first-ever Paralympic gold for India in badminton

Pramod Bhagat has won the first-ever Paralympic medal for India in badminton.

Paralympics: Shuttlers Suhas, Tarun, Manoj enter men's singles semifinals

03 Sep 2021

Sports
Paralympics: Shuttlers Suhas, Tarun, Manoj enter men's singles semifinals

Indian shuttlers Suhas Yathiraj and Tarun Dhillon continued their impressive run, notching up contrasting wins in their respective second group match to qualify for the semifinals in the badminton competition of the Tokyo Paralympics on Friday.

Film stars praise PV Sindhu, call her India's pride

02 Aug 2021

Entertainment
Film stars praise PV Sindhu, call her India's pride

Indian cine stars Akshay Kumar, Kartik Aaryan, Taapsee Pannu, and Shahid Kapoor among others on Sunday said they were proud of ace shuttler PV Sindhu's historic win at the ongoing Tokyo Olympics 2020.

Tokyo Olympics: PV Sindhu gives India second medal, wins bronze

01 Aug 2021

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Tokyo Olympics: PV Sindhu gives India second medal, wins bronze

Indian shuttler PV Sindhu clinched the bronze medal in the ongoing Tokyo 2020 Olympics after beating China's He Bingjiao (women's singles).

2020 Tokyo Olympics: Tai Tzu-ying beats PV Sindhu in semi-final

31 Jul 2021

Sports
2020 Tokyo Olympics: Tai Tzu-ying beats PV Sindhu in semi-final

Chinese Taipei's ace shuttler Tai Tzu-ying beat India's PV Sindhu in the badminton women's singles semi-final clash on Saturday at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

Here are the interesting facts about badminton

30 Jul 2021

Sports
Here are the interesting facts about badminton

Badminton remains one of the oldest sports which was developed in the mid-19th century in the United Kingdom (UK).

Sensational Sindhu enters semifinals at Tokyo Olympics

30 Jul 2021

Sports
Sensational Sindhu enters semifinals at Tokyo Olympics

Reigning world champion PV Sindhu kept India's hopes of winning a first-ever Olympic gold in badminton alive as she reached the semifinals of women's singles with a fighting straight-game win over world no. 5 Japanese Akane Yamaguchi on Friday.

Tokyo Olympics: Superb Sindhu enters quarterfinals

29 Jul 2021

Sports
Tokyo Olympics: Superb Sindhu enters quarterfinals

Reigning world champion PV Sindhu sailed into the women's singles quarterfinals with a straight-game triumph over Denmark's Mia Blichfeldt in the Olympics badminton competition on Thursday.

Legendary Indian badminton player Nandu Natekar no more

28 Jul 2021

Sports
Legendary Indian badminton player Nandu Natekar no more

Legendary badminton player Nandu Natekar, the first Indian to win an international title in 1956, died in Pune on Wednesday.

Sindhu smashes her way into pre-quarterfinals at Olympics

28 Jul 2021

Sports
Sindhu smashes her way into pre-quarterfinals at Olympics

Reigning world champion PV Sindhu advanced to the pre-quarterfinals of women's singles badminton event at the Tokyo Olympics after beating Hong Kong's NY Cheung in a Group J match in Tokyo on Wednesday.

Badminton: Rankireddy-Shetty lose to Fernaldi and Sukamuljo in second match

26 Jul 2021

Sports
Badminton: Rankireddy-Shetty lose to Fernaldi and Sukamuljo in second match

The Indian men's doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty suffered a straight-game loss to world number one Marcus Gideon Fernaldi and Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo of Indonesia in their second Group A match at the Olympics on Monday.

Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Key details about India's badminton contingent

18 Jul 2021

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Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Key details about India's badminton contingent

Four Indian shuttlers will be taking part in the upcoming Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

2020 Tokyo Olympics: PV Sindhu, Sai Praneeth get easy draws

09 Jul 2021

Sports
2020 Tokyo Olympics: PV Sindhu, Sai Praneeth get easy draws

Reigning world champion PV Sindhu and B Sai Praneeth were handed easy group stage outings in the badminton draw unveiled on Thursday for the Tokyo Olympics beginning July 23.

Gopichand announces national badminton scholarship program in Bengaluru

17 Jun 2021

Bengaluru
Gopichand announces national badminton scholarship program in Bengaluru

Indian badminton head coach Pullela Gopichand on Thursday announced a national scholarship program at The Sports School in Bengaluru.

I'm working to acquire new technique, skills for Olympics: Sindhu

03 Jun 2021

Sports
I'm working to acquire new technique, skills for Olympics: Sindhu

India's top badminton star PV Sindhu says that she is working to acquire new skills and techniques to surprise her rivals, who are at the same level with distinct playing styles, at the Tokyo Olympics.

Carolina Marin to miss Tokyo Games, will undergo knee surgery

01 Jun 2021

Sports
Carolina Marin to miss Tokyo Games, will undergo knee surgery

Reigning badminton women's singles gold medalist in Olympics, Carolina Marin, will miss the upcoming Tokyo Games.

Second-best foreign coaches will not make us the best: Gopichand

27 May 2021

Sports
Second-best foreign coaches will not make us the best: Gopichand

Pullela Gopichand says a good mix of foreign and Indian coaches is important for the development of the system but strongly believes that "second best" overseas recruits will only produce the second-best players.

Badminton great Prakash Padukone recovering from COVID-19 infection

04 May 2021

Sports
Badminton great Prakash Padukone recovering from COVID-19 infection

Former Indian badminton ace Prakash Padukone is recovering from COVID-19 after being admitted to a hospital in Bengaluru.

Jwala Gutta, Vishnu Vishal to get married on April 22

13 Apr 2021

Entertainment
Jwala Gutta, Vishnu Vishal to get married on April 22

Badminton star Jwala Gutta is all set to tie the knot with beau, actor-producer Vishnu Vishal next week.

Orleans Masters: Saina Nehwal enters quarter-finals

25 Mar 2021

Sports
Orleans Masters: Saina Nehwal enters quarter-finals

India's ace shuttler Saina Nehwal on Thursday progressed to the quarter-finals of the ongoing Orleans Masters.

All England Championships: PV Sindhu loses semi-final to Pornpawee Chochuwong

21 Mar 2021

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All England Championships: PV Sindhu loses semi-final to Pornpawee Chochuwong

Indian badminton star PV Sindhu was knocked out of the All England Championships on Saturday as she lost the semi-final to Thailand's Pornpawee Chochuwong.

All England Championships: PV Sindhu beats Akane Yamaguchi, enters semis

20 Mar 2021

Sports
All England Championships: PV Sindhu beats Akane Yamaguchi, enters semis

Indian women's badminton ace PV Sindhu entered the semi-finals of the ongoing All England Championships with a 16-21, 21-16, 21-19 win over Japan's Akane Yamaguchi in a thrilling quarter-final contest in Birmingham.

All England Championships: PV Sindhu makes a winning start

18 Mar 2021

Sports
All England Championships: PV Sindhu makes a winning start

Reigning world champion PV Sindhu started well at the All England Badminton Championships.

All England Championships 2021: Everything you need to know

24 Feb 2021

Sports
All England Championships 2021: Everything you need to know

The All England Championships 2021 is all set to start from March 17 onwards in Birmingham, England.

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