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    Sindhu drops out of top-10
    New Delhi, April 10 : A first round exit from the India Open last week means P.V. Sindhu drops a place to No.11 in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) women's singles rankings released Thursday.

    Lee Chong Wei wins third India Open title
    New Delhi, April 6 : Malaysia's Lee Chong Wei proved why he is the World No.1 badminton player by thrashing No.2 Chen Long of China in straight games to clinch his third $250,000 India Open Super Series men's singles title in four years here Sunday.

    BWF Super Series to start with All-England in March
    New Delhi, April 6 : The All England Open Badminton Championships will be the first Super Series tournament in 2015 instead of the Korea Open - giving the elite players a two-month break at the start of the year.

    IBL brought energy into Indian badminton: BWF
    New Delhi, April 6 : Badminton World Federation (BWF) secretary general Thomas Lund was Sunday quite impressed with the inaugural Indian Badminton League (IBL) last year, saying that it brought energy to Indian badminton.

    Badminton legend Sidek relishing Indian cuisine
    New Delhi, April 5 : Malaysian badminton legend Rashid Sidek was so mesmerised with the local food he tried during last year's Indian Badminton League (IBL) that his taste buds left him wanting more.

    Saina Nehwal crashes out of India Open
    New Delhi, April 4 : Former World Champion Yihan Wang of China continued her dominance over local favourite Saina Nehwal making her way into the women's singles semi-finals of the $250,000 India Open Super Series badminton here Friday.

    Girlfriend Taapsee's charm works in Boe's favour
    New Delhi, April 4 : Danish badminton player Mathias Boe, who won a men's doubles match at the India Open, is always eager to play in India. And why not, especially if his girlfriend, Indian actress Taapsee Pannu comes to cheer for him during his matches here.

    Hawk-Eye makes badminton debut at India Open
    New Delhi, April 3 : Renowned tracking system Hawk-Eye technology, used in sports like tennis to determine line calls, has made its badminton debut at the India Open Super Series here.

    Saina static at 8th, Sindhu drops to 10th in BWF rankings
    New Delhi, Apr 3 : Ace shuttler PV Sindhu dropped a place to No 10 in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) women's singles rankings released today.

    Shuttler Sindhu drops to No.10 in rankings
    New Delhi, April 3 : India's P.V. Sindhu dropped a place to No.10 in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) women's singles rankings released Thursday.

    India Open: P Kashyap stuns World No 7 Zhengming Wang
    New Delhi, Apr 2 : In a major upset, ace shuttler Parupalli Kashyap produced one of his finest performances as he stunned world number seven Chinese Zhengming Wang in a thrilling three-game victory in the US 250,000 dollar India Super Series badminton tournament here today.

    P.V. Sindhu out of India Open
    New Delhi, April 2 : There was a stunned silence in the Siri Fort Sports Complex as P.V. Sindhu's shot went into the net, giving World No.3 Chinese Shixian Wang the win in the opening round of women's singles at the $250,000 India Open Super Series badminton here Wednesday.

    Top shuttlers could miss part of IBL
    New Delhi, April 2 : Top shuttlers including Lee Chong Wei, Saina Nehwal or P.V. Sindhu could miss part of the Indian Badminton League (IBL) which is coinciding with the $600,000 Denmark Open Super Series Premier to be held in Odense.

    Sindhu ousted by Shixian in India Open
    New Delhi, April 2 : Indian favourite P.V. Sindhu was ousted by China's Shixian Wang in the women's singles first round of the India Open Super Series badminton here Wednesday.

    Kapil Sharma's b'day wish: Hosting Sachin Tendulkar on his show
    Mumbai, April 2 : Stand-up comedian Kapil Sharma turned 32 on Wednesday and said his wish is to host cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar on his popular show "Comedy Nights with Kapil", which has so far featured big names like Hindi film superstars Shah Rukh Khan and Hrithik Roshan and badminton ace ...

    Dubai to host BWF Super Series Finals for four years
    New Delhi, April 2 : Dubai's Hamdan Sports Complex will host the annual Badminton World Federation (BWF) Super Series Finals for four years, starting this December.

    Saina Nehwal is struggling for form: Rashid Sidek
    New Delhi, April 1 : Malaysian badminton legend Rashid Sidek feels that India's best bet in the sport Saina Nehwal is currently struggling for form.

    Shuttler Ratchanok not to defend India Open title
    New Delhi, March 31 : Reigning world badminton champion Ratchanok Intanon of Thailand will not be defending her India Open Super Series women's singles title as she has withdrawn her entry.

    Defending champion Ratchanok withdraws from India Open
    New Delhi, March 31 : Reigning badminton World Champion Ratchanok Intanon of Thailand will not be defending her India Open Super Series women's singles title as she has withdrawn her entry.

    Thomas Cup: India placed in Group C
    New Delhi, Mar 30 : India has been placed in Group C, along with South Korea, Germany and Malaysia, in the Thomas Cup (the Men's World Team Badminton Championships) as the draw ceremony in New Delhi onSunday.

    Happy to see more people take up badminton: Ponnappa
    New Delhi, March 30 : Leading Indian doubles badminton player Ashwini Ponnappa said Sunday that she is happy to see more and more people take up the sport.

    Expecting positive results from Saina: Gopichand
    New Delhi, March 30 : Chief national badminton coach Pullela Gopichand said here Sunday that he is expecting positive results from his star protege Saina Nehwal in the near future.

    Gopichand satisfied with Varma's performance
    New Delhi, March 30 : Chief national badminton coach Pullela Gopichand is satisfied with Sourabh Varma's performance despite his losing the men's singles final at the $120,000 Malaysia Grand Prix Gold at Johor Bahru Sunday.

    IBL to be held in September
    New Delhi, March 29 : Badminton Association of India (BAI) president Akhilesh Das Gupta said Saturday that the second edition of the Indian Badminton League (IBL) will be held in September.

    Rankings: Parupalli Kashyap reaches 24
    New Delhi, Mar 20 : Indian Badminton player Parupalli Kashyap has moved to the 24th spot in the Badminton World Federation men singles rankings which was released on Thursday.

    Doubles a missing link in Indian badminton
    By Sandip Sikdar : Saina Nehwal and Pusarla Venkata Sindhu are two Indians among the top-10 ranked women in world badminton. Add to it eight men in the top-50 and the country's performance graph zooms to impressive heights.

    Shuttler Kashyap rises to World No.24
    New Delhi, March 20 : India's Parupalli Kashyap arrested his slide in the latest Badminton World Federation rankings released Thursday, by rising a place to No.24 in men's singles.

    Badminton: Saina Nehwal drops to 8th spot
    New Delhi, Mar 13 : Indian Badminton icon Saina Nehwal slipped a place in the Badminton World Federation (BWF) women's singles rankings, which was released on Thursday, to stand at eighth position.

    Saina Nehwal drops to World No.8
    New Delhi, March 13 : The quarterfinal exit at the All England Open Badminton Championships last week has led India's leading shuttler Saina Nehwal dropping a place to No.8 in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) women's singles rankings released Thursday.

    Sindhu in Round 2 of Swiss Open
    Basel, March 12 : World No.9 P.V. Sindhu was the sole bright spot for Indian badminton as all her compatriots lost their respective matches at the $125,000 Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold at St. Jakobshalle here Wednesday.

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