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    Swimming, athletics endure dope tainted year
    Beijing, Dec 25 : The fight against doping went into its climax in the second half of the year when top names from track and field, swimming and badminton fell from grace.

    Srikanth leaps to career-high fourth in rankings
    New Delhi, Dec 25 : Continuing his upward trend, India's leading male shuttler Kidambi Srikanth jumped two places to take a career-high fourth position in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings Thursday.

    Chen Long emerges champion in BWF Superseries Finals
    Dubai, Dec 21 : Reigning world Champion Chen Long of China demolished Denmark's Hans-Kristian Vittinghus 21-16, 21-10 to win the men's singles crown of the $1,000,000 Badminton World Federation (BWF) Superseries Finals at the Hamdan Sports Complex here Sunday.

    Saina, Srikanth lose in semis of Superseries Finals
    Dubai, Dec 20 : Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal and leading male shuttler Kidambi Srikanth lost in their respective semi-finals of the $1,000,000 Badminton World Federation (BWF) Superseries Finals at the Hamdan Sports Complex here Saturday.

    Saina loses in semis of Superseries Finals
    Dubai, Dec 20 : Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal lost 21-11, 13-21, 9-21 to Chinese Taipei's Tai Tzu Ying in the semi-final of the $1,000,000 Badminton World Federation (BWF) Superseries Finals at the Hamdan Sports Complex here Saturday.

    Saina, Srikanth in semis of Superseries Finals
    Dubai, Dec 19 : Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal and leading male shuttler Kidambi Srikanth Friday entered their respective semi-finals of the $1,000,000 Badminton World Federation (BWF) Superseries Finals at the Hamdan Sports Complex here.

    Saina Nehwal in Superseries Finals semis
    Dubai, Dec 19 : Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal Friday entered the last four of the $1,000,000 Badminton World Federation (BWF) Superseries Finals, topping her group with a third straight win at the Hamdan Sports Complex here.

    Superseries Finals: Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth win matches
    Dubai, Dec 18 : Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal and leading male shuttler Kidambi Srikanth won their respective group encounters of the $1,000,000 Badminton World Federation (BWF) Superseries Finals here Thursday.

    Saina beats Shixian Wang in Superseries Finals
    Dubai, Dec 17 : Leading Indian woman shuttler Saina Nehwal beat reigning Asian Games champion Shixian Wang of China 21-17, 21-18 to win the first match of Group A of the $1,000,000 Badminton World Federation (BWF) Superseries Finals here Wednesday.

    Saina, Srikanth face stiff competitions in Superseries Finals ...
    Dubai, Dec 16 : Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal and leading male shuttler Kidambi Srikanth will look to finishing the year on a successful note as the $1,000,000 Badminton World Federation (BWF) Superseries Finals get underway Wednesday at the Hamdan Sports Complex here.

    Sindhu's father congratulates her for defending Macau Open title
    Hyderabad, Nov. 30 : Badminton star P.V. Sindhu's father P. V. Ramana on Sunday congratulated her for successfully defending the Macau Grand Prix Gold trophy in the women's singles finals.

    Badminton to continue testing of five-game scoring system
    Kuala Lumpur, Nov 27 : The Badminton World Federation (BWF) Thursday decided to continue with the testing variations of the best of five games.

    Srikanth jumps to 8th spot in badminton rankings
    Kuala Lumpur, Nov 27 : Leading Indian male singles shuttler Kidambi Srikanth jumped two places to the eighth position in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings released here Thursday.

    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 USD 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 USD 275,000 French Open Super Series badminton tournament.

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