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    Notice on plea for quashing Badminton Association polls
    New Delhi, Aug 21 : The Delhi High Court has issued notice to the central government and the Badminton Association of India (BAI) on a PIL seeking quashing of recently-held elections in the sports body.

    Shuttlers Santoso, Ahsan-Setiawan withdraw from World meet
    Kuala Lumpur, Aug 19 : Indonesia's ambitions at the World Badminton Championships were severely dented Tuesday with the withdrawals of men's doubles defending champions Mohammad Ahsan-Hendra Setiawan and Simon Santoso from the men's singles event.

    World Badminton Championship draws to be announced Monday
    Kuala Lumpur, Aug 7 : The draws for the World Badminton Championships -- to be held in Copenhagen Aug 25-31 -- will be announced at a ceremony here Aug 11.

    Telangana announces cash awards for CWG medalists
    Hyderabad, Aug 6 : The Telangana government Wednesday announced cash award of Rs.50 lakh to Parupalli Kashyap for winning the gold medal in men's badminton singles at the just-concluded Commonwealth Games at Glasgow.

    Parupalli Kashyap bags gold, India finish fifth with 64 medals
    Glasgow, Aug 3 : Parupalli Kashyap broke a 32-year jinx to claim the men's singles badminton gold, while the women's doubles pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa as also the men's hockey team clinched silvers to cap an creditable Indian showing at the 20th Commonwealth Games which closed Sunday.

    Kashyap awarded Rs.25 lakh by BAI
    New Delhi, Aug 3 : The Badminton Association of India (BAI) Sunday announced cash rewards for Indian medal winners -- Parupalli Kashyap, Jwala Gutta, Ashwini Ponnappa, P.V. Sindhu and R.M.V. Gurusaidutt -- at the Commonwealth Games.

    Kashyap strikes gold, Jwala-Ashwini lose it
    Glasgow, Aug 3 : Rewriting Commonwealth Games' badminton history, Parupalli Kashyap won India's third men's singles gold here Sunday but Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa failed to defend their women's doubles title they won four years ago at home.

    Kashyap clinches CWG badminton gold
    Glasgow, Aug 3 : Indian shuttler Parupalli Kashyap etched his name in gold in the record books winning his first major championship by clinching the yellow metal at the Commonwealth Games here Sunday.

    Kashyap, Jwala-Ashwini eye badminton golds
    Glasgow, Aug 2 : Parupalli Kashyap and the pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa assured India's presence on the last day of the Commonwealth Games by reaching the finals of their respective badminton categories at the Emirates Arena here Saturday.

    Shuttler Sindhu shocked in women's singles semis
    Glasgow, Aug 2 : Second seed P.V. Sindhu of India suffered a shock straight-games defeat to fourth seeded Canadian Michelle Li in the semifinals of the women's singles badminton event of the 2014 Commonwealth Games here Saturday.

    Sindhu joins Thulasi, Kashyap, Srikanth in quarters
    Glasgow, Aug 1 : Indian badminton players had a great day at the Commonwealth Games when Pusarla Venkata Sindhu joined Parupalli Kashyap, Kidambi Srikanth, Rajah Menuri Venkata Gurusaidatt and Puthenpurayil Chandrika Thulasi in the singles quarterfinals Thursday night.

    CWG: Indian shuttler Thulasi reaches women's singles last 16
    Glasgow, July 30 : Indian shuttler P.C. Thulasi advanced to the last 16 of women's singles badminton event of the 2014 Commonwealth Games with a facile victory over Northern Ireland's Sinead Chambers at the Emirates Arena here Wednesday.

    CWG: India knocked out by England in badminton
    Glasgow, July 28 : India were knocked out of badminton semi-finals 0-3 by England, who will now play for gold against Malaysia, who struggled their way past Singapore 3-2 at the Commonwealth Games here.

    India lose badminton semi-final to England 3-0
    Glasgow, July 28 : India lost to England 3-0 in the semi-finals of the badminton competition at the Commonwealth Games here late Sunday night.

    Saina Nehwal draws support after speaking out about Olympic reward ...
    New Delhi, July 24 : Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Naresh Agarwal today came out in support of badminton player Saina Nehwal who had yesterday stated that she had not yet received the amount of Rs 50 lakhs promised to her by the then Andhra Pradesh Government.

    India at Commonwealth Games Friday
    Glasgow, July 25 : India, having already won seven medals on the first day and its badminton and table tennis teams too doing well, will look forward to earning more glory across various disciplines at the Commonwealth Games here Friday.

    Hopes high from Indian shuttlers at Commonwealth Games
    Glasgow, July 21 : With defending champion Saina Nehwal skipping the 20th Commonwealth Games, India will be pinning their hopes on P.V. Sindhu, Parupalli Kashyap and the pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa to repeat their success in badminton that they achieved four years ago at home.

    Sara selected for World Universities Badminton
    Aligarh, July 21 : Young badminton player Sara Naqvi, who represents Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), has been selected for the World Universities Badminton Championship to be held from July 23 to 29 in Cordoba, Spain.

    Saina Nehwal pulls out of Commonwealth Games
    New Delhi, July 18 : India's chances of winning a gold in badminton at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games starting July 23 got a major jolt as defending champion Saina Nehwal Friday pulled out of women's singles event.

    Badminton to test 5x11 scoring system in Indonesia
    Kuala Lumpur, July 16 : The Indonesia International Challenge to be held in Jakarta between Aug 12 and 16 will be the first of the 31 badminton tournaments to test the 5x11 experimental scoring system this year.

    India seeded third at CWG badminton
    Glasgow, July 14 : The Indian badminton squad for the mixed team event has been seeded third at the Commonwealth Games to be held here from July 23 to Aug 3. Badminton will feature on 11 days of the Games, starting July 24.

    M.S. Swaminathan, Saina Nehwal named ICRISAT goodwill ambassador
    Hyderabad, July 14 : The International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) has named eminent agricultural scientist M.S. Swaminathan and badminton star Saina Nehwal its ambassadors of goodwill.

    IBL has given fillip to badminton: Jwala Gutta
    Kolkata, July 13 : Observing that the Indian Badminton League (IBL) has given a much needed boost to the game, ace shuttler Jwala Gutta Sunday exuded confidence about doing well in the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, beginning July 23.

    Jwala Gutta roots for Argentina
    Kolkata July 13 : A self-confessed fan of Argentine greats Diego Maradona and Lionel Messi, Indian badminton ace Jwala Gutta is hopeful of the Latin American nation emerging winners in the soccer World Cup final early Monday.

    Prakash Padukone sceptical of BWF new badminton points format
    Bangalore, Jul 9 : Ace badminton star Prakash Padukone expressed doubts about the new format planned by Badminton World Federation (BWF) by introducing a 11 points - five game scoring pattern to popularise the game.

    Ongole to host men badminton doubles tourney
    Hyderabad, Jul 6 : The Andhra Pradesh Badminton Association (APBA) is to conduct the Butchepalli Kamalakar Reddy Memorial State Open prize-money doubles championship for men at Hyder Club in Ongole on July 11 and 12.

    Shock exits for Prannoy, Rituparna
    Hyderabad, Jul 6 : Second seeded Prannoy H S and third seeded local hope Rituparna Das crashed out of the All India Senior Ranking Badminton Tournament-2014 at FNCC courts here.

    Seeds tumble like nine pins
    Hyderabad, July 4 : Seedings in the ongoing All India Senior Ranking badminton tournament-2014 went awry on Friday, a day that saw some sensational reversals in both men and women pre-quarterfinals.

    Anand Pawar crashes out of Canada Open Grand Prix
    Vancouver, Jul 3 : India's campaign at the Canada Open Grand Prix badminton tournament ended on a sour note after Anand Pawar crashed out of the men's singles quarter-final here.

    'Sachin' of hockey laments crickets' dominance
    Rajkot, Jul 03 - Arjuna Award winner and former ace striker Dhanraj Pillay, who was once dubbed as the 'Sachin Tendulkar' of Indian hockey, has lamented the state of affairs in our country where barring cricket, youth are not much interested in games like football, badminton or hockey.

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