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Carolina Marin offers medals to healthcare workers amid COVID-19 pandemic

07 Jul 2020

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.

Happy Birthday PV Sindhu: A look at her monumental feats

05 Jul 2020

Happy Birthday PV Sindhu: A look at her monumental feats

Indian shuttler Pusarla Venkata Sindhu turned 25 on Sunday.

Lin Dan announces retirement: A look at his major records

04 Jul 2020

Lin Dan announces retirement: A look at his major records

Badminton legend Lin Dan has retired from the game.

The plight of sporting events amid lockdown: Details here

29 May 2020

The plight of sporting events amid lockdown: Details here

The sports fraternity has taken the brunt of COVID-19 pandemic in the past few months.

Badminton: BWF announces revamped tournament calendar for 2020

22 May 2020

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.

Coronavirus outbreak: Indian badminton goes online amid lockdown

04 Apr 2020

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.

Coronavirus outbreak: Indian shuttlers push BWF to freeze rankings

25 Mar 2020

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.

#CoronavirusOutbreak: Badminton Association of India urges players to 'remain positive'

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.

Badminton star Saina Nehwal joins Bharatiya Janata Party

29 Jan 2020

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.

Momota could be out for two months after car crash

14 Jan 2020

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.

PBL Season 5: Analyzing the top buys of each franchise

27 Nov 2019

PBL Season 5: Analyzing the top buys of each franchise

The fifth edition of the Premier Badminton League (PBL) is around the corner and the auction for the same took place on Tuesday.

In-form Lakshya Sen seals Scottish Open title: Details here

25 Nov 2019

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.

Hong Kong Open: PV Sindhu, HS Prannoy sail through

13 Nov 2019

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.

China Open: Saina Nehwal's struggles continue after early exit

06 Nov 2019

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.

Chou Tien-chen becomes his own coach for Olympics: Here's why

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.

Here are some interesting facts about PV Sindhu

18 Oct 2019

Here are some interesting facts about PV Sindhu

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

Denmark Open: PV Sindhu beaten by 17-year-old sensation

17 Oct 2019

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.

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

16 Oct 2019

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

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

Denmark Open: PV Sindhu advances, Sai Praneeth beats Lin Dan

15 Oct 2019

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.

Ranking the most interesting moments in badminton

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

13 Oct 2019

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.

Will pick and choose tournaments to remain fit: PV Sindhu

10 Oct 2019

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.

A beginner's guide to watching badminton: Details here

04 Oct 2019

A beginner's guide to watching badminton: Details here

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

Korea Open: Parupalli Kashyap beaten by Kento Momota

28 Sep 2019

Korea Open: Parupalli Kashyap beaten by Kento Momota

The Indian challenge at the Korea Open World Tour Super 500 came to an end after Parupalli Kashyap lost his men's singles semi-final match.

Korea Open: Kashyap beats Jorgensen to reach semis

27 Sep 2019

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.

Korea Open: Saina retires, losses for Sindhu and Praneeth

25 Sep 2019

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.

PV Sindhu's coach Kim Ji Hyun quits: Details here

24 Sep 2019

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.

Records held by Saina Nehwal in badminton

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.

Carolina Marin downs Tai Tzu Ying to win China Open

22 Sep 2019

Carolina Marin downs Tai Tzu Ying to win China Open

Spaniard Carolina Marin grabbed the prestigious China Open Super 1000 badminton tournament title on Sunday.

China Open: PV Sindhu exits, victory for Sai Praneeth

19 Sep 2019

China Open: PV Sindhu exits, victory for Sai Praneeth

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

China Open: PV Sindhu, Sai Praneeth earn crucial wins

18 Sep 2019

China Open: PV Sindhu, Sai Praneeth earn crucial wins

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

Here are the records held by PV Sindhu

15 Sep 2019

Here are the records held by PV Sindhu

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

Boxer Mary Kom recommended for Padma Vibhushan: Details here

12 Sep 2019

Boxer Mary Kom recommended for Padma Vibhushan: Details here

India's ace boxer MC Mary Kom became the first woman athlete to be recommended for the prestigious Padma Vibhushan award.

Happy Teachers Day: Ranking the best coaches in sports history

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.

PV Sindhu wins historic gold medal at BWF World Championships

25 Aug 2019

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.

BWF World Championships: PV Sindhu reaches third straight finale

24 Aug 2019

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.

BWF World Championships: Sai Praneeth, HS Prannoy post victories

19 Aug 2019

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.

PV Sindhu eyes historic gold medal at BWF World Championships

18 Aug 2019

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.

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

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.

Thailand Open: Satwik and Chirag win men's doubles title

04 Aug 2019

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.