Topper Aakarshi's focus on building strength for net gain

Buoyed after winning BAI series senior meet in Chennai, shuttler determined to replicate performance at the international level in the future.

23 Dec 2021

Need to be more agile and gain leg strength to compete with the best: Kiran

Up against Manipur’s Maisnam Meiraba, who has lacked match practice because of the Covid-19 outbreak, it was expected to be a tricky affair for Kiran.

22 Dec 2021

Ex-India coach’s bid to propel new badminton stars

As part of the coaching staff from 2011 to 2014, Edwin Iriawan has worked with some of India’s A-list shuttlers, witnessing many ground-breaking results in the process.

21 Dec 2021

Rising shuttler Aditi Bhatt seeking ranking boost

What was noteworthy was her spirited effort against an established star in the form of Busanan Ongbamrungphan, who was World No 13 at the time.

20 Dec 2021

With eye on January Challengers, Subhankar mixing it with youngsters  

So what is Subhankar doing here? Like the youngsters, he's looking to get some matches under his belt ahead of bigger challenges next year.

17 Dec 2021

Budding star Mansi seeking net gains

Displaying her obvious talent, she barely wasted time, winning the match 15-5, 15-2 to get one step closer to the main draw.

17 Dec 2021

After long hiatus, domestic badminton action returns sans fans

The fans will have to wait to watch the action from close quarters as the BAI has decided to conduct the event without them for now with the pandemic in mind

15 Dec 2021

Let's dribble: Time for a Super show in Goa

Players and support staff look to navigate 'difficult' bio-bubble life, platform for youngsters to get vital minutes as ISL season kicks off

19 Nov 2021

ISL set to kick off in bio-bubble with more Indians in spotlight under new 3+1 rule

The Covid-19 situation has improved drastically in the country but it's still a big factor that will play in the minds of the players and everyone involved in the league

18 Nov 2021

Want to inspire youngsters to win Arjuna and Padma Shri: Bembem Devi

Donning the coach’s hat off late, Oinam Bembem Devi is looking to inspire many to follow in her footsteps in the years to come.

12 Nov 2021

Need to improve tactical side of game: Rana

We had fresh faces in our team and even then, they did alright. I believe they will learn a lot from this experience and we could do well at the 2022 Asiad and CWG.”

09 Nov 2021

World Boxing Championships: Post tragedy, Akash Kumar shows mettle

When the referee raised his arm signalling the win, Akash's celebration was palpable. With both his arms pointing towards the sky, he roared with delight.

03 Nov 2021

Power-puff girl: Rising boxer Arundhati Choudhary seeks bigger hits after national gold

In her most recent outing, the 19-year-old demonstrated that she means business as she beat the cream of boxers in the country to take the 70kg national crown.

30 Oct 2021

Shooting coach Deepali Deshpande's eye on 'unfinished' business

It's indeed a big test of mental strength for Deepali and the shooters. The scars of Tokyo might linger on for some time but the only way forward is to get results in future competitions.

27 Oct 2021

Tokyo Olympics: NRAI begins review of shooters' performance

It is learnt that the shooters and coaches were asked to give their observations on what went wrong and the way forward.

20 Oct 2021