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Decoding the incredible run of Indian badminton star Lakshya Sen

21 Mar 2022

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Decoding the incredible run of Indian badminton star Lakshya Sen

India's emerging badminton star Lakshya Sen faced a straight-game loss to world number one Viktor Axelsen in the men's singles final of the All England Championships.

Badminton: Decoding the stats of Olympic gold-medalist Viktor Axelsen

05 Aug 2021

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Badminton: Decoding the stats of Olympic gold-medalist Viktor Axelsen

Denmark's Viktor Axelsen, on Monday, won the gold medal in badminton at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

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

27 Jul 2019

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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.

Star shuttlers Saina, Sindhu, Srikanth seek success in French Open

22 Oct 2018

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Star shuttlers Saina, Sindhu, Srikanth seek success in French Open

Indian badminton stars, including Kidambi Srikanth, PV Sindhu, and Saina Nehwal will be eyeing their first major BWF title of the year when the French Open begins in Paris tomorrow.

BWF rankings: Srikanth announced as the new world number 1

12 Apr 2018

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BWF rankings: Srikanth announced as the new world number 1

India's badminton sensation Kidambi Srikanth became the new world number 1 on Thursday.

Badminton: Kidambi Srikanth set to be world number 1

10 Apr 2018

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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.

2018 All England Open: Tournament Preview

14 Mar 2018

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2018 All England Open: Tournament Preview

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

Shuttlers unhappy after BWF sets new rules

13 Mar 2018

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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.

Third season of PBL to kickoff from December 23

01 Dec 2017

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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.

Kidambi Srikanth recommended for Padma Shri by former Sports Minister

01 Nov 2017

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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.

Kidambi Srikanth- India's top-ranked male shuttler

30 Oct 2017

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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.

Denmark Open: Srikanth stuns world number one to enter semis

21 Oct 2017

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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.

Badminton: HS Prannoy advances in Denmark Open

20 Oct 2017

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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.

HS Prannoy and Kidambi Srikanth among PBL's top buys

10 Oct 2017

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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.

Srikanth is the richest shuttler of 2017

19 Jul 2017

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Srikanth is the richest shuttler of 2017

Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth is the richest badminton player of 2017 in terms of prize money earnings.

PBL: Awadhe Warriors reach semi-finals after defeating Bengaluru Blasters

10 Jan 2017

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PBL: Awadhe Warriors reach semi-finals after defeating Bengaluru Blasters

Awadhe Warriors became the first team to enter the semi-finals of the 2017 Vodafone Premier Badminton League.

PBL: Carolina Marin guides Hyderabad Hunters to victory

08 Jan 2017

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PBL: Carolina Marin guides Hyderabad Hunters to victory

Carolina Marin took Hyderabad Hunters to a win against Bengaluru Blasters in the Premier Badminton League in Bangalore.

Sindhu defeats Carolina Marin at World Super Series Finals

17 Dec 2016

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Sindhu defeats Carolina Marin at World Super Series Finals

PV Sindhu defeated Spain's Carolina Marin to enter the semi-finals of BWF World Super Series Finals in Dubai.

Sun Yu defeats Sindhu at World Superseries Finals

16 Dec 2016

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Sun Yu defeats Sindhu at World Superseries Finals

China's Sun Yu avenged her China Open final loss to PV Sindhu after defeating her at the World Superseries Finals in Dubai.

A winning start for PV Sindhu at Dubai Finals

15 Dec 2016

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A winning start for PV Sindhu at Dubai Finals

PV Sindhu began her BWF Superseries Finals campaign on a winning note by beating Japan's Akane Yamaguchi in the round-robin opener.

Carolina: costliest player at Premier Badminton League auction

09 Nov 2016

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Carolina: costliest player at Premier Badminton League auction

World's number one and Olympic gold medalist Carolina Marin became the costliest player of the Premier Badminton League auction after she was bagged by Hyderabad Hunters for Rs.61.5 lakh.