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Saina struggles to enter All-England quarter-finals
Birmingham, March 7 : India's Saina Nehwal had to go the full distance of three games to overcome American qualifier Beiwen Zhang 24-22, 18-21, 21-19, and enter the quarter-finals of the women's singles at the All-England badminton championships.
Saina through to All-England quarter-finals
Birmingham, March 7 : Saina Nehwal had a tough time entering the quarter-finals of the All-England badminton championships, overcoming American qualifier Beiwen Zhang 24-22, 18-21, 21-19.
Saina Nehwal clears first hurdle at All England Championship
Birmingham, March 5 : Saina Nehwal began her All England Badminton Championship campaign with a comfortable win over Scotland's Kirsty Gilmour here Wednesday. But India's top male players, Parupalli Kashyap and Kidambi Srikanth, lost their opening round matches.
Jwala-Ashwini fail to enter All England main draw
Birmingham, March 5 : Women's doubles specialists Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa failed to make the main draw of the $400,000 All England Open Badminton Championships at the National Indoor Arena here Tuesday.
Indians lose in All England qualifiers
Birmingham, March 5 : Indian shuttlers failed to make an impact in the $400,000 All England Open Badminton Championships qualifiers at the National Indoor Arena here Tuesday.
Saina, Sindhu face tough draw at All England
Birmingham, March 3 : Leading Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal and P.V. Sindhu face tough draws in the prestigious $400,000 All England Open Badminton Championships that starts Tuesday at the National Indoor Arena here.
Shuttler Arvind Bhat clinches German Open title
Mulheim an der Ruhr (Germany), March 2 : Seasoned campaigner Arvind Bhat reached a new high in his badminton career when he defeated Danish Hans-Kristian Vittinghus to clinch the men's singles title of the $120,000 German Open Grand Prix Gold here Sunday.
BAI's financial assistance to ex-champ Meena Shah
Lucknow, March 1 : The Badminton Association of India (BAI) presented a cheque of Rs.2.51 lakh to former national champion and Padma Shri awardee Meena Shah at her residence here Saturday.
More Challengers the key to raising Indian tennis
By Veturi Srivatsa, Years ago, Michale Ferreira, one of India's great cueists, and badminton stalwart Nandu Natekar wondered whether they were putting their hard-earned money into a bottomless pit to make their sons tennis players.
BAI financial aid for ex-champ Meena Shah
Lucknow, Feb 28 : As part of its commitment to give financial assistance to needy former players, the Badminton Association of India (BAI) has decided to give Rs.2.5 lakh to former national champion Meena Shah.
Shuttler Bhat enters German Open quarters
Mulheim an der Ruhr (Germany), Feb 27 : Former Indian national badminton champion Arvind Bhat continued his good form by progressing to the men's singles quarter-finals of the $120,000 German Open Grand Prix Gold here Thursday.
Badminton couple Abhijeet-Trupti making waves
New Delhi, Feb 25 : At an age when badminton players usually hang up their raquets, former national champion Trupti Murgunde has decided to prolong her career by forging an on-court partnership with husband Abhijeet Naimpally.
Saina Nehwal seeded 7th at All England
Birmingham, Feb 25 : Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal has been seeded seventh in the $400,000 All England Open Badminton Championships to be held here March 4-9.
Sourav, Sheshadri win Badminton Championship
Kolkata, Feb 22 : Sourav Chatterjee and Sheshadri Sanyal won the mens' and women singles titles respectively in the West Bengal senior state ranking Badminton championship held at the Indoor Stadium in South Dinajpur district on Saturday.
Sindhu rises to World No.9
New Delhi, Feb 20 : World Championship bronze medallist P.V. Sindhu rose a place to a career-best position of No.9 in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings released Thursday.
Nikhil Kanetkar trains youths in Kolkata
By Hashir Mohammed Khaled, Kolkata , Feb 14 : Olympian, Commonwealth Silver medalist and Indian ace shuttler, Nikhil Kanetkar on Friday conducted a clinic-cum-workshop in association with the Bengal Badminton Academy, for aspiring youths who are striving hard to become a shuttler and represent ...
China assured of women's doubles title at BWF Challenge
Lingshui (China), Feb 15 : China has secured the women's doubles crown after its players won their respective semifinals at the $50,000 Badminton World Federation (BWF) International Challenge at Lingshui in south China's Hainan province on Saturday.
Shuttlers Sridhar, Lad bag ranking titles
Bangalore, Feb 8 : Anup Sridhar (Karnataka) and Tanvi Lad (Air India) scored upset victories to claim the men's and women's singles titles in the All-India Senior Ranking Badminton Tournament here Saturday.
Badminton: Tanvi Lad shocks Arundhati
Bangalore, Feb 7 : Tanvi Lad of Air India caused a stir by knocking out top seed Arundhati Pantawane of Maharashtra 21-13, 20-22, 21-16, to enter the women's final in the Canara Bank All-India ranking badminton tournament here Friday.
BWF president elected to IOC
Sochi, Feb 7 : Badminton World Federation (BWF) President Poul-Erik Hoyer has been elected as the newest member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in Sochi on Friday.
BWF president Hoyer elected to IOC
Sochi, Feb 7 : Badminton World Federation (BWF) president Poul-Erik Hoyer was elected to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) here Friday.
Badminton: Rasika knocks out Saili
Bangalore, Feb 6 : Rasika Raje of Maharastra authored the day's only upset win when she defeated fifth seeded Saili Rane of Air India 21-19, 21-15 en route to the quarter-finals of the women's singles in the Canara Bank All-India ranking badminton tournament here Thursday.
Jamaica's Clarke to officiate in CWG badminton
Kingston (Jamaica), Feb 5 : Jamaica's first and highest-ranked international umpire Joseph Clarke has once again written his name in the history books.
Lee Chong Wei to compete in All-England Badminton Championships
London, Feb 4 : Malaysia's badminton ace Lee Chong Wei and defending champion Chen Long of China confirmed their participation in the All-England Badminton Championships to be held in Birmingham from March 4-9.
Top badminton stars for Bangalore ranking tournament
Bangalore, Feb 3 : Over 600 players, including the country's top stars, will be participating in the Canara Bank All India Senior Ranking badminton tournament to be held here from Feb 4 to 8.
Saina Nehwal rises to No.7, Sindhu back in top-10
New Delhi, Jan 30 : Bolstered by the India Grand Prix Gold triumph Sunday, Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal jumped two places to No.7 in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) women's singles rankings released Thursday.
South Korea's Olympic champ Lee misses dope tests, banned
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 28 : South Korea's 2008 Olympic champion shuttler Lee Yong-Dae and compatriot Kim Ki-Jung have been banned for one year for missing doping tests, announced the Badminton World Federation Tuesday.
Hope to see many more Saina-Sindhu finals: Gopichand
By Sandip Sikdar, Lucknow, Jan 27 : Chief national badminton coach Pullela Gopichand hopes his two most famous proteges -- Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal and World Championship bronze medallist P.V. Sindhu -- play many more finals against each other like they did here at the India Grand Prix ...
Saina dedicates title to Gopichand, parents
Lucknow, Jan 26 : Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal Sunday dedicated her first title in 15 months - the India Grand Prix Gold - to her parents and chief national badminton coach Pullela Gopichand.
Vidya, Paes, Yuvraj get Padma awards
New Delhi, Jan 25 : Tennis star Leander Paes, badminton coach Pullela Gopichand, cricketer Yuvraj Singh, fashion designer Wendell Rodricks, actors Vidya Balan and Kamal Haasan and late Justice Jagdish Sharan Verma were among the recipients of Padma awards announced on Saturday by the President of ...