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08 Jan 2021

Thailand Open

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.

03 Jan 2021

Thailand Open

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

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

02 Nov 2020

PV Sindhu

'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.

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

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.

07 Jul 2020

Carolina Marin

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.

04 Jul 2020


Lin Dan announces retirement: A look at his major records

Badminton legend Lin Dan has retired from the game.

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.

04 Apr 2020

Pullela Gopichand

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.

25 Mar 2020

PV Sindhu

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.

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.

29 Jan 2020

Narendra Modi

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.

14 Jan 2020

Times of India

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.

25 Nov 2019

Saina Nehwal

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.

13 Nov 2019

Saina Nehwal

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.

06 Nov 2019

Saina Nehwal

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.

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.

18 Oct 2019

Arjuna Award

Here are some interesting facts about PV Sindhu

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

17 Oct 2019

PV Sindhu

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.

16 Oct 2019

Saina Nehwal

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

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

15 Oct 2019

PV Sindhu

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.

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

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.

10 Oct 2019

PV Sindhu

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.

04 Oct 2019

PV Sindhu

A beginner's guide to watching badminton: Details here

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

27 Sep 2019

Parupalli Kashyap

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.

25 Sep 2019

Saina Nehwal

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.

24 Sep 2019

Pullela Gopichand

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.

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.

19 Sep 2019

PV Sindhu

China Open: PV Sindhu exits, victory for Sai Praneeth

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

18 Sep 2019

Saina Nehwal

China Open: PV Sindhu, Sai Praneeth earn crucial wins

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

15 Sep 2019

PV Sindhu

Here are the records held by PV Sindhu

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

02 Sep 2019


Happy Teachers Day: Ranking the best coaches in sports history

Coaches are considered to be the best teachers in the world and even vice versa.

25 Aug 2019

PV Sindhu

PV Sindhu wins historic gold medal at BWF World Championships

Indian women's singles star shuttler PV Sindhu won the final of the BWF World Championships for the first time in her career.

24 Aug 2019

PV Sindhu

BWF World Championships: PV Sindhu reaches third straight finale

Indian women's singles star shuttler PV Sindhu entered the final of the BWF World Championships for the third successive year.

19 Aug 2019

HS Prannoy

BWF World Championships: Sai Praneeth, HS Prannoy post victories

Men's singles badminton players B Sai Praneeth and HS Prannoy advanced to the second round of the BWF World Championships being held in Basel.

18 Aug 2019

Saina Nehwal

PV Sindhu eyes historic gold medal at BWF World Championships

2019 hasn't gone well for PV Sindhu, who is yet to win a title this year.

09 Aug 2019


Independence Day 2019: A look at India's greatest sporting moments

India had always been a sports-crazy nation even before independence. However, their pinnacle came following their independence in 1947.

04 Aug 2019

Thailand Open

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.

30 Jul 2019

South Korea

Listing some of the strangest facts about badminton

Badminton is a popular sport and one of the most entertaining as well.