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BWF, IOC sign deal to fight corruption in sports
Kuala Lumpur, Nov 25 : The Badminton World Federation (BWF) Tuesday reaffirmed its commitment to fighting illegal betting, match fixing and corruption in sport by signing up with International Olympic Committee's (IOC) Integrity Betting Intelligence System (IBIS).
Saina, Srikanth rise in rankings
New Delhi, Nov 20 : Riding on their recent China Open title victories in Fuzhou, India's Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth rose up the ladder in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings released Thursday.
Suresh Raina joins Clean India drive
Ghaziabad, Nov 19 : Cricketer Suresh Raina Wednesday joined the Clean India campaign -- and named his own "team" to keep the country clean that includes badminton star Saina Nehwal.
President congratulates shuttlers Saina, Srikanth
New Delhi, Nov 18 : President Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday congratulated badminton players Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth for their respective wins at the China Open 2014 Super Series Premier event, saying their success is a matter of great pride for all Indians.
PM Modi congratulates Saina, Srikanth for badminton victories
New Delhi, Nov. 16 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday congratulated badminton stars Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth for winning the China Open Super Series title in the women's and men's categories respectively.
Kidambi Srikanth defeats Olympic champ Lin Dan to bag China Open ...
New Delhi, Nov 16 : India's men's badminton ace Kidambi Srikanth recorded a rare feat by an Indian when he recorded a straight sets win over home favourite and two-time Olympic champion Lin Dan to bag the China Open Super Series title.
Srikanth 'gifts' title to coach Gopichand
Fuzhou (China), Nov 16 : Newly crowned China Open champion Kidambi Srikanth Sunday "gifted" his Super Series Premier title to India's chief national badminton coach Pullela Gopichand on his 41st birthday.
Saina, Srikanth wins fantastic for Indian badminton: Gopichand
New Delhi, Nov 16 : Chief national coach Pullela Gopichand Sunday said the feat of his two proteges -- Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth -- winning the China Open Super Series Premier titles is "fantastic for Indian badminton".
Jwala and Ashwini congratulate Srikanth
New Delhi, Nov 16 : India's top doubles badminton pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa congratulated compatriot Kidambi Srikanth for beating two-time Olympic champion Lin Dan in the final to clinch the China Open Super Series Premier men's singles title in Fuzhou Sunday.
Glasgow to host 2017 Badminton World Championships
London, Nov 16 : The 2017 Badminton World Championships will be held in Glasgow, Scotland, the Badminton World Federation (BWF) has announced.
Glasgow to host 2017 World Badminton Championships
Lima (Peru), Nov 15 : The 2017 World Badminton Championships will be held in the Scottish capital of Glasgow.
PM Modi lauds Chanda Kochhar, Jwala Gutta for Swach Bharat initiatives
New Delhi, Nov. 11 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday lauded ICICI Bank Managing Director (MD) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Chanda Kochhar and badminton star Jwala Gutta for their imitative as part of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan.
Badminton great Lee Chong Wei provisionally suspended
Kuala Lumpur, Nov 11 : Malaysian great Lee Chong Wei was Tuesday provisionally suspended by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) due to an apparent anti-doping regulation violation.
Chong Wei fails drugs test, temporarily suspended
Kuala Lumpur, Nov 8 : The B sample of a Malaysian men's badminton player tested positive for banned anti-inflammatory dexamethasone and the player has been temporarily suspended, an official said Saturday.
Shuttler Prannoy loses in Germany
Saarbrucken (Germany), Nov 1 : Despite on a fine run of form, India's H.S. Prannoy failed to make the summit clash of the $120,000 Bitburger Badminton Open losing to lower ranked Scott Evans of Ireland in the men's singles semi-final here Saturday.
Saina Nehwal climbs to No.5 in rankings
New Delhi, Oct 30 : India's leading shuttler Saina Nehwal climbed a place to be ranked No.5 in women's singles in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings released Thursday.
Chinese shuttlers assured of two French Open titles
Paris, Oct 26 : Chinese shuttlers are assured of winning both women's singles and doubles titles ahead of Sunday's finals at the $275,000 French Open Super Series badminton tournament.
Malaysian shuttler's B sample to be tested in November
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 25 : The B sample of a top Malaysian badminton player whose A sample had tested positive for dexamethasone, will be tested Nov 4 or 5, the country's leading newspaper The Star quoted sports minister Khairy Jamaluddin as saying Saturday.
Srikanth, Kashyap big movers in BWF rankings
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 23 : Indian men shuttlers Kidambi Srikanth and Parupalli Kashyap jumped seven places each in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings released Thursday while Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal moved up one spot to the sixth.
Srikanth, Kashyap, Saina rise in world rankings
Kala Lumpur, Oct 23 : Indian men shuttlers Kidambi Srikanth and Parupalli Kashyap jumped seven places each in the latest released Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings Thursday while Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal moved up one spot to the sixth.
Jorgensen hopes Lee's doping rumour to be 'false alarm'
Paris, Oct 23 : World No. 3 shuttler Jan O Jorgensen said he hopes the reports about Malaysia's top badminton player Lee Chong Wei having failed a doping test is a "false alarm".
Shuttlers Ashwini-Ivanov enter French Open main draw
Paris, Oct 21 : Indo-Russian badminton pair of Ashwini Ponnappa and Vladimir Ivanov qualified for the main draw of the $275,000 French Open Super Series here Tuesday.
French Open begins without Lin Dan, Lee Chong Wei
Paris, Oct 21 : French Open Super Series' main draw will start here Wednesday at the 3,900-seater Pierre de Coubertin Stadium without two of badminton's top stars - Lin Dan and Lee Chong Wei - who pulled out last week.
Kashyap stuns Jorgensen to enter Denmark Open semis
Odense (Denmark), Oct 18 : Leading male shuttler Parupalli Kashyap created a huge upset in the Denmark Open super Series Premier, defeating local favourite and World No.3 Jan O. Jorgensen to storm into semi-final of the badminton tournament.
Lin Dan withdraws from Denmark Open due to injury
Copenhagen, Oct 17 : Chinese badminton superstar Lin Dan has withdrawn from the Yonex Denmark Open due to a knee injury.
Ponnappa-Ivanov out of Denmark Open
Odense (Denmark), Oct 15 : The Indo-Russian mixed doubles badminton pair of Ashwini Ponnappa and Vladimir Ivanov were knocked out in the first round of the Denmark Open Super Series Premier here Wednesday.
Shuttler Srikanth drops to World No.23
New Delhi, Oct 9 : Rising Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth has dropped a place to No.23 in the latest men's singles rankings released by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) Thursday.
Badminton included in 2020 Tokyo Paralympics
Berlin, Oct 7 : Badminton will make its debut at the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics, the International Paralympic Committee's (IPC) Governing Board announced here Tuesday.
Jwala Gutta congratulates Mary Kom on winning gold at Asian Games
Hyderabad, Oct.1 : Jwala Gutta, the left-handed Indian badminton player, has congratulated M C Mary Kom on winning gold in the women's 48-51 kilograms final in the Asian Games going on in Incheon, South Korea.
'Super Dan' defends Asiad title in all-Chinese final
Incheon, Sep 29 : Chinese superstar Lin Dan defeated teammate Chen Long to win the men's badminton singles title in Asian Games here Monday.