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Sindhu, Kashyap progress in Badminton Asia Championships
Gimcheon (South Korea), April 23 : P.V. Sindhu, Parupalli Kashyap, R.M.V. Gurusaidutt and women's doubles pair Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa Wednesday made winning starts to their campaigns at the $200,000 Badminton Asia Championships being held in the Gimcheon Indoor Stadium here.
Sindhu, Kashyap win in Badminton Asia Championships
Gimcheon (South Korea), April 23 : P.V. Sindhu, Parupalli Kashyap and R.M.V. Gurusaidutt made winning starts to their respective campaigns at the $200,000 Badminton Asia Championships being held in the Gimcheon Indoor Stadium here Wednesday.
IBL to be postponed due to busy international calendar
New Delhi, April 21 : A busy international calender has forced the Badminton Association of India (BAI) to postpone the second edition of the lucrative Indian Badminton League (IBL) that is scheduled for September-October.
Sindhu leads India's charge at Asian Championships
Gimcheon (South Korea), April 21 : Reigning national champions P.V. Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth will lead the Indian challenge at the $200,000 Asian Badminton Championships -- starting Tuesday -- in the absence of Saina Nehwal, who is taking rest to prepare for next month's Uber Cup.
Arvind Bhat out of New Zealand Open
New Delhi, April 18 : The Indian challenge in New Zealand Open badminton in Auckland ended Friday with fifth seed Arvind Bhat losing in straight games to top seed Jen Hao Hsu of Chinese Taipei in the semi-finals of the $50,000 Grand Prix event.
Shuttler Srikanth rises to World No.16
New Delhi, April 17 : Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth made a remarkable leap of nine places in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) men's singles rankings released Thursday.
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.