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18 Mar 2018

Akane Yamaguchi

All England Open: Tai Tzu-ying thrashes Yamaguchi in final

Tai Tzu-ying, who has been dominating the badminton circuit since 2016, beat Akane Yamaguchi in straight games to win the 2018 All England Open.

18 Mar 2018

PV Sindhu

All England Open: Yamaguchi beats Sindhu in semi-final

PV Sindhu, who was India's last hope in All England Open, lost the semi-final against Akane Yamaguchi.

16 Mar 2018

Kidambi Srikanth

Badminton: Prannoy progresses, Srikanth knocked out

Men's world number 16 HS Prannoy reached the quarter-finals of the 2018 All England Open.

15 Mar 2018

PV Sindhu

All England Open: Sindhu wins in 3-games, progresses to quarters

PV Sindhu moved to the quarter-finals of the All England Open being held in Birmingham.

15 Mar 2018


All England Open: HS Prannoy stuns world number 8

25-year-old men's shuttler HS Prannoy progressed to the second round of the All England Open being held in Birmingham.

14 Mar 2018

Saina Nehwal

2018 All England Open: Tournament Preview

The 2018 All England Open is all set to begin on Wednesday in Birmingham.

13 Mar 2018

HS Prannoy

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.

09 Mar 2018

South Korea

Badminton star Jung Jae-sung dies aged 35

It is a day of mourning for the badminton fraternity.

05 Mar 2018


Badminton: Supreme Court wants implementation of Lodha reforms on BAI

The Supreme Court, on Monday, admitted a plea seeking the implementation of the Justice Lodha Committee's reforms on the Badminton Association of India (BAI).

26 Feb 2018

Pullela Gopichand

Sameer Verma lifts Swiss Open title

Young Indian shuttler, Sameer Verma put in one of the best performances of his career to outclass former world number two, Jan O Jorgensen to clinch the men's singles title at the Swiss Open Super 300 tournament on Sunday.

24 Feb 2018


Indian shuttler Sameer Verma enter Swiss Open semis

Indian shuttler Sameer Verma has advanced to the semifinals of the Swiss Open after defeating former world no. 2 Japan's Kento Momota in Basel.

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.

#ThatWas2017: Top sporting achievements by India in 2017

India did fairly well in sports in the year gone by, with major victories ranging from PV Sindhu's World Championships silver medal to Indian blind cricket team winning the T20 World Cup.

27 Dec 2017

PV Sindhu

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.

Third season of PBL to kickoff from December 23

The Premier Badminton League is all set to kick off from the 23rd of December with India's shuttle queens Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu battling it out in the season opener.

16 Nov 2017


Biopic to be made on badminton coach, Pullela Gopichand

Fox Star Studios, the makers of Mahendra Singh Dhoni's biopic, are all set to make another movie. This time, it would be on badminton coach, Pullela Gopichand's legendary life.

16 Nov 2017


Revisiting Pullela Gopichand's contributions to Indian badminton on his birthday

As the Indian badminton super coach Pullela Gopichand turns 44 today, a bilingual biopic about his life journey has been announced and will be presented by Fox Star Studios in collaboration with Abundantia Entertainment.

08 Nov 2017

Saina Nehwal

Badminton Nationals: Saina Nehwal defeats PV Sindhu

As expected, at the badminton senior national championships, the fans witnessed a mouth-watering final clash between two of the country's biggest badminton icons PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal.

04 Nov 2017


IndiGo Airlines staffer behaves "rudely" with badminton star PV Sindhu

India's ace shuttler PV Sindhu lashed out at IndiGo Airlines after having a "very bad experience" while flying to Mumbai.

01 Nov 2017

French Open

Kidambi Srikanth recommended for Padma Shri by former Sports Minister

Kidambi Srikanth, the Indian star shuttler who won back-to-back Super Series titles, has been recommended for the prestigious Padma Shri award by former Sports Minister Vijay Goel.

30 Oct 2017

Saina Nehwal

Kidambi Srikanth- India's top-ranked male shuttler

Ace Indian badminton player Kidambi Srikanth won the 2017 French Open Super Series title and became the first Indian shuttler to lift the trophy since 2001.

21 Oct 2017

Saina Nehwal

Denmark Open: Srikanth stuns world number one to enter semis

Kidambi Srikanth remains India's only hope in the 2017 Denmark Open after he defeated world number one Viktor Axelsen in the quarter-finals.

20 Oct 2017

Saina Nehwal

Badminton: HS Prannoy advances in Denmark Open

Indian shuttler HS Prannoy continued his winning streak at the 2017 Denmark Open Super Series Premier badminton tournament as he stormed into the quarter-finals.

10 Oct 2017

Kidambi Srikanth

HS Prannoy and Kidambi Srikanth among PBL's top buys

As the Premier Badminton League (PBL) auction concluded, Indian shuttler HS Prannoy emerged as the costliest buy for the upcoming edition of the tournament.

17 Sep 2017

PV Sindhu

PV Sindhu wins her first Korea Open Superseries title

Settling the scores after World Championships final loss, PV Sindhu defeated her nemesis World No 9 Nozomi Okuhara in the Korea Open Superseries final 22-20, 11-21, 21-18, in a nail-biting match.

16 Sep 2017

PV Sindhu

Korea Open: PV Sindhu beats He Bingjiao, reaches final

PV Sindhu stormed into her second Super Series final of the year by beating China's He Bingjiao 21-10, 17-21, 21-16 in an encounter that lasted 66 minutes at the semi-final of the Korea Open Super Series.

05 Sep 2017


Sindhu pays tribute to Gopichand by co-producing a new film

It is under Pullela Gopichand's guidance and dedication that PV Sindhu has become one of the best badminton players India has ever produced.

04 Sep 2017

Saina Nehwal

Saina and Gopichand bury hatchet, shuttler back at Hyderabad academy

Three years back, star shuttler Saina Nehwal and national coach Pullela Gopichand had parted ways.

02 Sep 2017


Sania, Sindhu, Srikanth believe India can dominate the sport

The improved badminton facilities have certainly helped the Indian shuttlers to make a mark on the global stage.

26 Aug 2017

Saina Nehwal

PV Sindhu storms into world semis

Olympic silver-medallist PV Sindhu dished out a superb performance to storm into the semi-finals and assure herself of a World Championships medal on Friday.

25 Aug 2017

Saina Nehwal

Kidambi Srikanth bows out of World Badminton Championships

Kidambi Srikanth ended his run at the World Badminton Championships losing 14-21, 18-21 to World No 1 Wan Ho Son of South Korea, in the quarter-finals.

23 Aug 2017

Saina Nehwal

Sai Praneeth, Saina Nehwal post contrasting wins at World Championships

Indian shuttlers continued their winning strak at the World Badminton Championships Singles, with latest victories coming from Sai Praneeth and Saina Nehwal.

21 Aug 2017

Saina Nehwal

Indian shuttlers eye top positions at World Championships

The 2017 BWF World Badminton Championships starts from 21st August at Emirates Arena in Glasgow.

24 Jul 2017

Parupalli Kashyap

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.

22 Jul 2017

Parupalli Kashyap

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.

21 Jul 2017

Parupalli Kashyap

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.

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.

25 Jun 2017

Saina Nehwal

Kidambi Srikanth wins Australian Super Series title

India's Kidambi Srikanth defeated China's Chen Long to lift the 2017 Australian Super Series title in Sydney.

23 Jun 2017

Saina Nehwal

Sindhu loses to world number one in Australia Open

India's PV Sindhu lost to top ranked Tai Tzu-ying in the quarter-finals of the 2017 Australia Open Super Series badminton tournament in Sydney.

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