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All England Championships 2021: Everything you need to know

24 Feb 2021

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.

Carolina Marin wins successive titles in Thailand: The key numbers

24 Jan 2021

Carolina Marin wins successive titles in Thailand: The key numbers

2016 Rio Olympics gold medalist Carolina Marin won her second successive title in Thailand to smash several records.

Thailand Open: PV Sindhu, Sai Praneeth lose in first round

12 Jan 2021

Thailand Open: PV Sindhu, Sai Praneeth lose in first round

World champion PV Sindhu suffered a shock defeat to Mia Blichfeldt in the opening round of Thailand Open Super 1000 event on Tuesday.

Badminton: Saina and Prannoy test positive for COVID-19

12 Jan 2021

Badminton: Saina and Prannoy test positive for COVID-19

Ahead of the dual Thailand Open, Indian badminton players Saina Nehwal and HS Prannoy have tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

Badminton: All you need to know about the Thailand Open

08 Jan 2021

Badminton: All you need to know about the Thailand Open

Badminton is finally set to resume after facing a stoppage owing to the coronavirus pandemic that has plagued the world since 2020.

Badminton world number one Kento Momota tests positive for COVID-19

03 Jan 2021

Badminton world number one Kento Momota tests positive for COVID-19

Badminton world number one Kento Momota, on Sunday, tested positive for coronavirus.

'I retire', PV Sindhu's cryptic post creates a buzz

02 Nov 2020

'I retire', PV Sindhu's cryptic post creates a buzz

Indian badminton star PV Sindhu, on Monday, gave a mini-jolt to her fans after sharing a cryptic message on social media.

PV Sindhu quashes reports of 'rift' after leaving national camp

20 Oct 2020

PV Sindhu quashes reports of 'rift' after leaving national camp

Indian badminton star PV Sindhu recently left the national camp for Olympic-bound players, and came to London.

BWF issues safety protocols for badminton's restart

29 Aug 2020

BWF issues safety protocols for badminton's restart

The Badminton World Federation (BWF), on Friday, published safety operating procedures for the resumption of the sport in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Carolina Marin offers medals to healthcare workers amid COVID-19 pandemic

07 Jul 2020

Carolina Marin offers medals to healthcare workers amid COVID-19 pandemic

Spanish badminton player Carolina Marin has offered all her medals to healthcare workers, who have been at the foreground in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic.

Happy Birthday PV Sindhu: A look at her monumental feats

05 Jul 2020

Happy Birthday PV Sindhu: A look at her monumental feats

Indian shuttler Pusarla Venkata Sindhu turned 25 on Sunday.

Lin Dan announces retirement: A look at his major records

04 Jul 2020

Lin Dan announces retirement: A look at his major records

Badminton legend Lin Dan has retired from the game.

The plight of sporting events amid lockdown: Details here

29 May 2020

The plight of sporting events amid lockdown: Details here

The sports fraternity has taken the brunt of COVID-19 pandemic in the past few months.

Badminton: BWF announces revamped tournament calendar for 2020

22 May 2020

Badminton: BWF announces revamped tournament calendar for 2020

The Badminton World Federation (BWF) plans to resume the World Tour with the Taipei Open Super 300 meet on September 1.

Coronavirus outbreak: Indian badminton goes online amid lockdown

04 Apr 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: Indian badminton goes online amid lockdown

National Badminton coach Pullela Gopichand gave tips to Indian shuttlers in an online program in the wake of coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus outbreak: Indian shuttlers push BWF to freeze rankings

25 Mar 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: Indian shuttlers push BWF to freeze rankings

The Indian badminton contingent has urged Badminton World Federation to halt the rankings amid the coronavirus pandemic.

#CoronavirusOutbreak: Badminton Association of India urges players to 'remain positive'

24 Mar 2020

#CoronavirusOutbreak: Badminton Association of India urges players to 'remain positive'

The world has been impacted severely by the widespread coronavirus pandemic that has claimed more than 16,000 lives.

Badminton star Saina Nehwal joins Bharatiya Janata Party

29 Jan 2020

Badminton star Saina Nehwal joins Bharatiya Janata Party

Bharatiya Janata Party has inducted another high-profile name into its fold, as star shuttler Saina Nehwal joined the party on Wednesday, in the presence of National General Secretary Arun Singh.

Momota could be out for two months after car crash

14 Jan 2020

Momota could be out for two months after car crash

Badminton ace Kento Momota is likely to be out for a two-month period after suffering a fatal crash that saw the driver get killed in a pre-dawn vehicle collision.

PBL Season 5: Analyzing the top buys of each franchise

27 Nov 2019

PBL Season 5: Analyzing the top buys of each franchise

The fifth edition of the Premier Badminton League (PBL) is around the corner and the auction for the same took place on Tuesday.

In-form Lakshya Sen seals Scottish Open title: Details here

25 Nov 2019

In-form Lakshya Sen seals Scottish Open title: Details here

India's rising men's singles badminton player Lakshya Sen claimed his fourth title in three months.

Hong Kong Open: PV Sindhu, HS Prannoy sail through

13 Nov 2019

Hong Kong Open: PV Sindhu, HS Prannoy sail through

India's star female shuttler PV Sindhu sailed into the second round of the Hong Kong Open.

China Open: Saina Nehwal's struggles continue after early exit

06 Nov 2019

China Open: Saina Nehwal's struggles continue after early exit

India's women's singles badminton ace Saina Nehwal has been having a difficult time on the court of late.

Chou Tien-chen becomes his own coach for Olympics: Here's why

05 Nov 2019

Chou Tien-chen becomes his own coach for Olympics: Here's why

Taiwanese shuttler Chou Tien-chen, who is currently ranked number two in the world among singles players, has taken a bold decision to become his own coach, as he eyes his maiden Olympic gold.

Here are some interesting facts about PV Sindhu

18 Oct 2019

Here are some interesting facts about PV Sindhu

PV Sindhu is one of the top shuttlers, across the globe.

Denmark Open: PV Sindhu beaten by 17-year-old sensation

17 Oct 2019

Denmark Open: PV Sindhu beaten by 17-year-old sensation

17-year-old AN Se Young stunned world champion PV Sindhu in the ongoing Denmark Open Super 750 tournament.

Saina Nehwal's woes continue, crashes out of Denmark Open

16 Oct 2019

Saina Nehwal's woes continue, crashes out of Denmark Open

Saina Nehwal is having a disastrous time on the badminton court.

Denmark Open: PV Sindhu advances, Sai Praneeth beats Lin Dan

15 Oct 2019

Denmark Open: PV Sindhu advances, Sai Praneeth beats Lin Dan

Indian women's singles ace badminton player PV Sindhu has advanced to the next round of the ongoing USD 775,000 Denmark Open on Tuesday.

Ranking the most interesting moments in badminton

13 Oct 2019

Ranking the most interesting moments in badminton

The sport of badminton is mostly known to be a quick and silent one, as players usually tend to involve themselves in the task at hand, which is winning their match against their respected opponent.

Dutch Open: Lakshya Sen beats Yusuke Onodera to clinch title

13 Oct 2019

Dutch Open: Lakshya Sen beats Yusuke Onodera to clinch title

Rising Indian shuttler Lakshya Sen has clinched the men's singles final in a three-game battle against Yusuke Onodera of Japan at the Dutch Open Super 100 tournament here on Sunday.

Will pick and choose tournaments to remain fit: PV Sindhu

10 Oct 2019

Will pick and choose tournaments to remain fit: PV Sindhu

Indian women's badminton ace PV Sindhu on Thursday said she will pick and choose tournaments to stay fit ahead of the Tokyo Olympics 2020.

A beginner's guide to watching badminton: Details here

04 Oct 2019

A beginner's guide to watching badminton: Details here

Badminton is one of the most intriguing sports in the world.

Korea Open: Parupalli Kashyap beaten by Kento Momota

28 Sep 2019

Korea Open: Parupalli Kashyap beaten by Kento Momota

The Indian challenge at the Korea Open World Tour Super 500 came to an end after Parupalli Kashyap lost his men's singles semi-final match.

Korea Open: Kashyap beats Jorgensen to reach semis

27 Sep 2019

Korea Open: Kashyap beats Jorgensen to reach semis

Veteran Indian men's singles badminton player Parupalli Kashyap continued his fine run at the ongoing Korea Open Super 500 tournament in Incheon on Friday.

Korea Open: Saina retires, losses for Sindhu and Praneeth

25 Sep 2019

Korea Open: Saina retires, losses for Sindhu and Praneeth

The Indian badminton contingent had a poor day in office in the ongoing Korea Open Super 500 tournament.

PV Sindhu's coach Kim Ji Hyun quits: Details here

24 Sep 2019

PV Sindhu's coach Kim Ji Hyun quits: Details here

In what comes as a setback for Indian badminton star PV Sindhu, her long-time coach Kim Ji Hyun of South Korea has resigned, citing personal reasons.

Records held by Saina Nehwal in badminton

22 Sep 2019

Records held by Saina Nehwal in badminton

Saina Nehwal has been an inspiration for budding badminton players in India for a while now.

Carolina Marin downs Tai Tzu Ying to win China Open

22 Sep 2019

Carolina Marin downs Tai Tzu Ying to win China Open

Spaniard Carolina Marin grabbed the prestigious China Open Super 1000 badminton tournament title on Sunday.

China Open: PV Sindhu exits, victory for Sai Praneeth

19 Sep 2019

China Open: PV Sindhu exits, victory for Sai Praneeth

It didn't go as planned for PV Sindhu in the ongoing China Open.

China Open: PV Sindhu, Sai Praneeth earn crucial wins

18 Sep 2019

China Open: PV Sindhu, Sai Praneeth earn crucial wins

BWF World Championships winner PV Sindhu showed her class in the ongoing China Open 2019.