PV Sindhu

PV Sindhu is an Indian professional badminton player. She became the first Indian woman to win an Olympic silver medal, and one of the two Indian badminton players to ever win an Olympic medal – other being Saina Nehwal

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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.

Which Indians can win medals at 2018 Commonwealth Games?

04 Apr 2018

Which Indians can win medals at 2018 Commonwealth Games?

In a couple of hours, the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games will kick off in Australia.

Here's the list of sporting events scheduled in April 2018

04 Apr 2018

Here's the list of sporting events scheduled in April 2018

Fans are set for an enthralling sporting action this month with several blockbuster events happening across the globe.

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.

CWG-2018: Sindhu hopes to regain fitness to lead India's medal-rush

02 Apr 2018

CWG-2018: Sindhu hopes to regain fitness to lead India's medal-rush

Struck by an ankle-sprain prior to the Commonwealth Games, Olympic silver medalist PV Sindhu hoped to regain peak fitness before the start of individual events and assured India will return with multiple medals.

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.

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: 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.

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.

All England Open: HS Prannoy stuns world number 8

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.

All England Open: Nehwal knocked out, Sindhu and Srikanth progresses

14 Mar 2018

All England Open: Nehwal knocked out, Sindhu and Srikanth progresses

World number 11 Saina Nehwal bowed out of the All England Open.

2018 All England Open: Tournament Preview

14 Mar 2018

2018 All England Open: Tournament Preview

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

Women's Day: Sportswomen who took Indian sports to new heights

08 Mar 2018

Women's Day: Sportswomen who took Indian sports to new heights

Indian skipper Virat Kohli took to social media on International Women's Day to celebrate his wife Anushka Sharma's achievements.

#PadManChallenge: Breaking taboos or smart movie advertising?

04 Feb 2018

#PadManChallenge: Breaking taboos or smart movie advertising?

Several Bollywood A-listers are clicking photos with a sanitary pad and posting it on their social media timelines.

#ThatWas2017: Top sporting achievements by India in 2017

31 Dec 2017

#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.

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.

Salman Khan tops Forbes 2017 Celebrity 100 India list, again

22 Dec 2017

Salman Khan tops Forbes 2017 Celebrity 100 India list, again

Salman Khan is now beyond hits and misses. Forbes India Celebrity 100 list for 2017 is the latest proof.

Third season of PBL to kickoff from December 23

01 Dec 2017

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.

PV Sindhu storms into Hong Kong Open Superseries QF

23 Nov 2017

PV Sindhu storms into Hong Kong Open Superseries QF

PV Sindhu thrashed Japan's Aya Ohori in straight games 21-14, 21-17, to advance into quarterfinal of the Hong Kong Open Superseries in Kowloon.

IndiGo in news again: Staff suspended for misbehaving with passenger

21 Nov 2017

IndiGo in news again: Staff suspended for misbehaving with passenger

It has been a bad month for IndiGo. First, ace shuttler PV Sindhu accused a staffer of behaving "badly and rudely" with her, and a few days later, a video of IndiGo employees thrashing a passenger went viral.

Biopic to be made on badminton coach, Pullela Gopichand

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.

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

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.

Badminton Nationals: Saina Nehwal defeats PV Sindhu

08 Nov 2017

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.

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

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.

Kidambi Srikanth- India's top-ranked male shuttler

30 Oct 2017

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.

HS Prannoy and Kidambi Srikanth among PBL's top buys

10 Oct 2017

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.

Jamshedpur's Anamika Mazumdar, first crorepati on Kaun Banega Crorepati 9!

29 Sep 2017

Jamshedpur's Anamika Mazumdar, first crorepati on Kaun Banega Crorepati 9!

Amitabh Bachchan's Kaun Banega Crorepati Season 9, with a prize money of Rs. 7cr, premiered on 28 August 2017, but the game show didn't see a big winner until yesterday.

PV Sindhu nominated for Padma Bhushan

25 Sep 2017

PV Sindhu nominated for Padma Bhushan

PV Sindhu wins her first Korea Open Superseries title

17 Sep 2017

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.

Korea Open: PV Sindhu beats He Bingjiao, reaches final

16 Sep 2017

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.

Sindhu enters the semis of Korea Open

15 Sep 2017

Sindhu enters the semis of Korea Open

PV Sindhu advanced into the semi-finals of the Korea Open Superseries beating Japan's Minatsu Mitani in three games 21-19 16-21 21-10, in a match that lasted just over an hour.

PV Sindhu, Sameer Verma advance to quarterfinals

14 Sep 2017

PV Sindhu, Sameer Verma advance to quarterfinals

P V Sindhu and Sameer Verma managed to keep the Indian hopes alive by progressing to the quarter-finals on Thursday.

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

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.

Sania, Sindhu, Srikanth believe India can dominate the sport

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.

PV Sindhu storms into world semis

26 Aug 2017

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.

Kidambi Srikanth bows out of World Badminton Championships

25 Aug 2017

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.

Sai Praneeth, Saina Nehwal post contrasting wins at World Championships

23 Aug 2017

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.