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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.

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.

Tokyo 2020 Olympics: IOA to revise preparation plans after postponement

25 Mar 2020

Tokyo 2020 Olympics: IOA to revise preparation plans after postponement

The Indian Olympic Association on Wednesday stated that it will address the problems faced by athletes after the postponement of Tokyo Olympics, when it makes revised preparation plans.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Here are the records held by PV Sindhu

15 Sep 2019

Here are the records held by PV Sindhu

Indian badminton player PV Sindhu has been the newest sensation in the sport.

Thailand Open: Satwik and Chirag win men's doubles title

04 Aug 2019

Thailand Open: Satwik and Chirag win men's doubles title

India's Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty etched their name in the record books after sealing the men's doubles title of the Thailand Open World Tour 500.

Star shuttlers Saina, Sindhu, Srikanth seek success in French Open

22 Oct 2018

Star shuttlers Saina, Sindhu, Srikanth seek success in French Open

Indian badminton stars, including Kidambi Srikanth, PV Sindhu, and Saina Nehwal will be eyeing their first major BWF title of the year when the French Open begins in Paris tomorrow.

#MeetTheMedalist: All you need to know about PV Sindhu

28 Aug 2018

#MeetTheMedalist: All you need to know about PV Sindhu

2016 Rio Olympics silver medalist, PV Sindhu, had to settle for second place at 2018 Asian Games.

BWF rankings: Srikanth announced as the new world number 1

12 Apr 2018

BWF rankings: Srikanth announced as the new world number 1

India's badminton sensation Kidambi Srikanth became the new world number 1 on Thursday.

Badminton: Kidambi Srikanth set to be world number 1

10 Apr 2018

Badminton: Kidambi Srikanth set to be world number 1

India's badminton sensation Kidambi Srikanth is set to become the new world number 1 on Thursday.

Positive response to new service law experiment: BWF

23 Mar 2018

Positive response to new service law experiment: BWF

The Badminton World Federation (BWF) has stated that it has received an initial positive response to the new service law.

Shuttlers unhappy after BWF sets new rules

13 Mar 2018

Shuttlers unhappy after BWF sets new rules

Many of world's top shuttlers have expressed their unhappiness after the Badminton World Federation (BWF) brought certain changes in the rules.

BWF now wants to change badminton's scoring system

17 Feb 2018

BWF now wants to change badminton's scoring system

It has not been long since the Badminton World Federation introduced the World Tour calendar. It then brought the change in 'Service Law' (to be implemented from March) and now the body is mulling a change in the scoring system.

PV Sindhu raises concern about new badminton rule

27 Dec 2017

PV Sindhu raises concern about new badminton rule

India's top ranked badminton star, PV Sindhu, has voiced out her concern about the new experimental service law which is set to be implemented next year.

Cheer for India, it's a sports-packed August!

03 Aug 2017

Cheer for India, it's a sports-packed August!

August is going to be an engaging month for Indian sports fans with lots of events around the corner.

HS Prannoy wins US Open badminton tournament

24 Jul 2017

HS Prannoy wins US Open badminton tournament

India's HS Prannoy trumped over fellow countryman Parupalli Kashyap to clinch the US Open Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament.

US Open Badminton: Indian shuttlers dominate men's events

22 Jul 2017

US Open Badminton: Indian shuttlers dominate men's events

Indian shuttlers Parupalli Kashyap and HS Prannoy reached the semi-finals of men's singles in the US Open Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament.

US Open Badminton: Sameer sets up quarterfinal clash with Kashyap

21 Jul 2017

US Open Badminton: Sameer sets up quarterfinal clash with Kashyap

After winning their respective fourth round men's singles matches, Indian shuttlers Sameer Verma and Parupalli Kashyap will meet in an all-India quarterfinals match at the US Open Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament.

Srikanth is the richest shuttler of 2017

19 Jul 2017

Srikanth is the richest shuttler of 2017

Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth is the richest badminton player of 2017 in terms of prize money earnings.

B Sai Praneeth crowned the champion of Singapore Open

16 Apr 2017

B Sai Praneeth crowned the champion of Singapore Open

B Sai Praneeth defeated Kidambi Srikanth in the Singapore Open final to claim his maiden Superseries title.

Kidambi Srikanth to face Sai Praneeth in Singapore Open final

15 Apr 2017

Kidambi Srikanth to face Sai Praneeth in Singapore Open final

Kidambi Srikanth defeated Indonesia's Sinisuka Ginting 21-13, 21-14, in the Semis to set up an all-Indian Singapore Open final against B Sai Praneeth.

PV Sindhu loses to Carolina Marin in Singapore Open QF

14 Apr 2017

PV Sindhu loses to Carolina Marin in Singapore Open QF

India's top seed and Olympic silver medallist Pusarla Venkata Sindhu crashed out of the ongoing Singapore Open Superseries losing to her Spanish rival Carolina Marin in the quarterfinals.

Lee Chong Wei wins All England Open badminton tournament

13 Mar 2017

Lee Chong Wei wins All England Open badminton tournament

World number one Malaysia's Lee Chong Wei defeated China's Shi Yuqi 21-12, 21-10 to win the All England Open Badminton tournament in Birmingham.

Saina loses QF ending India's campaign at All England

11 Mar 2017

Saina loses QF ending India's campaign at All England

Saina Nehwal, the last remaining Indian contender at the All England Open, lost the quarter finals to Korea's Sung Ji Hyun, in straight games 20-22, 20-22.

Saina, and Sindhu reach All England Open quarterfinals

09 Mar 2017

Saina, and Sindhu reach All England Open quarterfinals

PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal eased into the quarter-finals of All England Open Championships.

Sindhu, Saina to spearhead Indian campaign at All England open

06 Mar 2017

Sindhu, Saina to spearhead Indian campaign at All England open

All England Open is all set to kick off and Indian campaign will be lead by ace shuttlers Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu.

Sindhu defeats Carolina Marin at World Super Series Finals

17 Dec 2016

Sindhu defeats Carolina Marin at World Super Series Finals

PV Sindhu defeated Spain's Carolina Marin to enter the semi-finals of BWF World Super Series Finals in Dubai.

Sun Yu defeats Sindhu at World Superseries Finals

16 Dec 2016

Sun Yu defeats Sindhu at World Superseries Finals

China's Sun Yu avenged her China Open final loss to PV Sindhu after defeating her at the World Superseries Finals in Dubai.