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PV Sindhu signs lucrative four-year deal with Chinese sports brand

08 Feb 2019

PV Sindhu signs lucrative four-year deal with Chinese sports brand

Indian women's badminton ace PV Sindhu has bagged a lucrative deal with Chinese sports brand Li Ning.

BWF World Tour Finals: PV Sindhu reigns supreme

16 Dec 2018

BWF World Tour Finals: PV Sindhu reigns supreme

Indian women's badminton ace PV Sindhu sealed her maiden title of 2018 after pocketing the summit clash of the BWF World Tour Finals in Guangzhou on Sunday.

BWF World Tour Finals: Sindhu wins crunch semis tie

15 Dec 2018

BWF World Tour Finals: Sindhu wins crunch semis tie

Indian women's badminton ace PV Sindhu could seal her maiden title of 2018 after reaching the summit clash of the BWF World Tour Finals in Guangzhou on Saturday.

2018 BWF World Tour: PV Sindhu beats world number one

13 Dec 2018

2018 BWF World Tour: PV Sindhu beats world number one

PV Sindhu is currently playing in the 2018 BWF World Tour Finals and is at the top of group A after beating second and first ranked players, Akane Yamaguchi and Tai Tzu Ying, respectively.

Indian badminton will witness better results in future: Kidambi Srikanth

17 Nov 2018

Indian badminton will witness better results in future: Kidambi Srikanth

Indian men's badminton ace Kidambi Srikanth suffered his third straight quarter-finals loss.

Badminton: PV Sindhu sets sights on number one ranking

14 Nov 2018

Badminton: PV Sindhu sets sights on number one ranking

Indian badminton ace PV Sindhu has set her sights on reaching the world number one ranking.

Sporting calendar for the month of November

02 Nov 2018

Sporting calendar for the month of November

From cricket, football to tennis and badminton, there is plenty of sporting action happening this month, which would keep the fans on the edge of their seats.

#DenmarkOpenFinal: Saina wins silver; fails to break Tai Tzu code

21 Oct 2018

#DenmarkOpenFinal: Saina wins silver; fails to break Tai Tzu code

Saina Nehwal gave her all before losing steam as she yet again succumbed to nemesis and World No.1 Tai Tzu Ying to settle for a runner-up finish at the Denmark Open in Odense.

China Open: Ace shuttler Kidambi Srikanth bows out in quarterfinals

21 Sep 2018

China Open: Ace shuttler Kidambi Srikanth bows out in quarterfinals

India's top badminton player Kidambi Srikanth today lost to reigning world champion Kento Momota in the quarterfinals, ending his campaign at the $1mn China Open BWF World Tour Super 1000 tournament in Changzhou.

China Open: Ace shuttler Sindhu enters pre-quarters, Saina loses

18 Sep 2018

China Open: Ace shuttler Sindhu enters pre-quarters, Saina loses

Olympic and world championship silver-medallist PV Sindhu today progressed to the pre-quarterfinals but Saina Nehwal had a narrow loss at the $1mn China Open World Tour Super 1000 tournament in Changzhou.

#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.

#AsianGames2018: Sindhu scripts history; gives India first-ever badminton singles silver

28 Aug 2018

#AsianGames2018: Sindhu scripts history; gives India first-ever badminton singles silver

Olympic medalist PV Sindhu yet again finished second-best in a major final but grabbed a historic individual silver medal at the Asian Games after losing the women's singles title clash to "World No. 1" Tai Tzu-Ying in Jakarta.

How much does PV Sindhu earn in a year?

27 Aug 2018

How much does PV Sindhu earn in a year?

23-year-old Pusarla Venkata Sindhu burst on to the sporting scene after she won a silver medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics, marking India's first-ever silver at an Olympic event.

#AsianGames2018: Saina wins bronze after losing to Tzu Ying

27 Aug 2018

#AsianGames2018: Saina wins bronze after losing to Tzu Ying

Top Indian shuttler, Saina Nehwal, had to be content with a bronze medal after suffering her 10th straight defeat to "World No. 1" Tai Tzu Ying of Chinese Taipei in the women's singles semi-finals of the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta today.

#AsianGames2018: Star shuttler Saina Nehwal reaches semis; assured of medal

26 Aug 2018

#AsianGames2018: Star shuttler Saina Nehwal reaches semis; assured of medal

India's top shuttler Saina Nehwal assured herself of at least a bronze after progressing to the women's badminton singles semifinals, knocking out World No. 5 Ratchanok Intanon at the ongoing 18th Asian Games in Indonesia.

#AsianGames: Saina's defeat knocks India out of women's team event

20 Aug 2018

#AsianGames: Saina's defeat knocks India out of women's team event

An inconsistent Saina Nehwal saved four match points before losing to Nozomi Okuhara after PV Sindhu's win over world number one Japanese Akane Yamaguchi, as India crashed out of Asian Games Women's badminton team event today.

BWF Championships finale: Sindhu loses as Marin scripts history

05 Aug 2018

BWF Championships finale: Sindhu loses as Marin scripts history

India's badminton ace PV Sindhu went down against Rio 2016 Olympics winner, Carolina Marin, in Badminton World Championships finale on Sunday.

PV Sindhu vs Carolina Marin: Head-to-head, TV listing and preview

05 Aug 2018

PV Sindhu vs Carolina Marin: Head-to-head, TV listing and preview

PV Sindhu will lock horns with Spain's Carolina Marin in the final of the Badminton World Championship today.

Badminton: Sourabh Verma wins Russian Open singles

29 Jul 2018

Badminton: Sourabh Verma wins Russian Open singles

Ace Indian shuttler Sourabh Verma clinched the men's singles title of the 2018 Russian Open, on Sunday.

Shuttler Lakshya Sen wins Asia Junior Championship

22 Jul 2018

Shuttler Lakshya Sen wins Asia Junior Championship

Indian shuttler, Lakshya Sen, won the Badminton Asia Junior Championships on Sunday at Jakarta.

Badminton: India bow out of 2018 Singapore Open

20 Jul 2018

Badminton: India bow out of 2018 Singapore Open

The Indian team, at the Singapore Open 2018, put up a dismal performance as all of them lost their matches.

Badminton: India's hopes still intact at the Indonesia Open

05 Jul 2018

Badminton: India's hopes still intact at the Indonesia Open

India's top shuttlers PV Sindhu and HS Prannoy won their respective games to enter the quarters of Indonesia Open.

List of sporting events scheduled in July 2018

02 Jul 2018

List of sporting events scheduled in July 2018

July is filled with several sporting activities and fans have plenty to look forward to.

Badminton: Indian shuttlers bow out at Malaysia Open

30 Jun 2018

Badminton: Indian shuttlers bow out at Malaysia Open

India's campaign at the Malaysia Open Super 750 badminton tournament came to a disappointing end on Saturday.

Reliving the best matches between Saina and Sindhu

15 Apr 2018

Reliving the best matches between Saina and Sindhu

The two Indian golden shuttlers Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu have been a part of some classic battles in their careers.

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.

Day 2 CWG: India bag wins in badminton, hockey, boxing

06 Apr 2018

Day 2 CWG: India bag wins in badminton, hockey, boxing

Day 2 of 21st Commonwealth Games had a mixed bag of results for the Indian contingent.

Commonwealth Games opening ceremony: PV Sindhu leads Indian contingent

04 Apr 2018

Commonwealth Games opening ceremony: PV Sindhu leads Indian contingent

The 21st edition of the Commonwealth Games kicked off earlier today with the opening ceremony being held at the Carrara Stadium in Australia's Gold Coast.

All you need to know about 2018 Commonwealth Games

03 Apr 2018

All you need to know about 2018 Commonwealth Games

The 2018 Commonwealth Games will kick off on April 4.

Saina lashes out at IOA, it issues clarification on Twitter

03 Apr 2018

Saina lashes out at IOA, it issues clarification on Twitter

The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) responded to Saina Nehwal's claims that her father Harvir Singh's name was removed from the list of team officials for the Commonwealth Games.

Commonwealth Games: PV Sindhu suffers an ankle injury

01 Apr 2018

Commonwealth Games: PV Sindhu suffers an ankle injury

22-year-old India's ace shuttler PV Sindhu hopes to be fit before the 21st edition of Commonwealth Games. The Games will be held at the Gold Coast.

Sindhu to be India's flag-bearer in CWG opening ceremony

24 Mar 2018

Sindhu to be India's flag-bearer in CWG opening ceremony

India's ace shuttler PV Sindhu will be the country's flag-bearer at the opening ceremony of 21st Commonwealth Games, to be held at Gold Coast.

CWG-2018: Parents of Sindhu and Saina deny using taxpayers' money

23 Mar 2018

CWG-2018: Parents of Sindhu and Saina deny using taxpayers' money

The 2018 Commonwealth Games are around the corner and the parents of badminton stars PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal have been left disappointed, after reports claimed that they were travelling to Gold Coast at the expenses of the Indian Government.

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.

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

18 Mar 2018

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.

All England Open: Yamaguchi beats Sindhu in semi-final

18 Mar 2018

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.

All England Open: Prannoy loses to world number 42 Yuxiang

17 Mar 2018

All England Open: Prannoy loses to world number 42 Yuxiang

HS Prannoy's run at the 2018 All England Open came to an end after the shuttler was beaten by world number 42 Huang Yuxiang.

All England Open: Sindhu fends off Okuhara, enters semis

16 Mar 2018

All England Open: Sindhu fends off Okuhara, enters semis

PV Sindhu moved into the semi-finals of the 2018 All England Open being held in Birmingham.

Badminton: Prannoy progresses, Srikanth knocked out

16 Mar 2018

Badminton: Prannoy progresses, Srikanth knocked out

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

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

15 Mar 2018

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.