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27 Jul 2019

Thailand Open

Japan Open: Sai Praneeth loses semi-final tie against Kento Momota

Men's badminton singles player Sai Praneeth was the last hope for India at the Japan Open, but his loss ensured that the nation's campaign is over.

26 Jul 2019

PV Sindhu

Japan Open: PV Sindhu once again beaten by Akane Yamaguchi

India's women's singles badminton ace PV Sindhu's title-less run in 2019 continued.

25 Jul 2019


Here are some of the unbreakable records in badminton

Badminton has become a popular sport across the globe and it is gaining prominence with each passing championship.

22 Jul 2019

PV Sindhu

Shuttler PV Sindhu sets her sight on Japan Open

It was a heart-breaking loss for India's ace shuttler PV Sindhu in the final of the Indonesia Open in Jakarta on Sunday.

21 Jul 2019

PV Sindhu

PV Sindhu settles for silver in Indonesia Open

Indian women's badminton ace PV Sindhu had to settle for a silver at the 2019 Indonesia Open in Jakarta on Sunday.

20 Jul 2019

PV Sindhu

PV Sindhu overcomes Chen Yufei in semis of Indonesia Open

Indian women's badminton ace PV Sindhu stormed into the final of the 2019 Indonesia Open in Jakarta on Saturday.

18 Jun 2019

Saina Nehwal

#SainaNehwalBiopic: How do you do this, Parineeti asks Saina

Parineeti Chopra is indeed training hard for ace shuttler Saina Nehwal's biopic.

06 Mar 2019

Saina Nehwal

All England Championships: PV Sindhu goes out despite spirited display

India's badminton ace PV Sindhu bowed out of the All England Championships after putting up a spirited display against Sung Ji Hyun at Arena Birmingham on Wednesday.

16 Feb 2019

Saina Nehwal

Badminton Nationals: Saina defeats Sindhu to clinch second successive title

Indian women's singles ace Saina Nehwal beat heavyweight PV Sindhu to clinch the 83rd Yonex Sunrise Senior Badminton Nationals.

09 Feb 2019

Pullela Gopichand

Badminton: Foreign coaches to help out Gopichand- Details here

This year is going to be massive for Indian badminton, as the focus has already shifted to the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo and its preparations are on full swing.

08 Feb 2019

Virat Kohli

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.

16 Dec 2018

PV Sindhu

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.

15 Dec 2018

PV Sindhu

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.

13 Dec 2018

PV Sindhu

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.

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.

14 Nov 2018

PV Sindhu

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

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.

21 Oct 2018

Saina Nehwal

#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.

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.

18 Sep 2018

Saina Nehwal

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.

28 Aug 2018

Saina Nehwal

#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.

28 Aug 2018

Saina Nehwal

#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.

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.

27 Aug 2018

Saina Nehwal

#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.

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.

05 Aug 2018

PV Sindhu

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.

05 Aug 2018

PV Sindhu

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.

29 Jul 2018

Parupalli Kashyap

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.

22 Jul 2018

PV Sindhu

Shuttler Lakshya Sen wins Asia Junior Championship

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

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.

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.

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.

15 Apr 2018

Saina Nehwal

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.

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.

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.

04 Apr 2018

PV Sindhu

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.

03 Apr 2018

Saina Nehwal

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.

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.

23 Mar 2018

Saina Nehwal

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.

23 Mar 2018

Kidambi Srikanth

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.