Badminton

Pullela Gopichand certain that badminton is India's most flourishing sport

Gopichand said when he started coaching in 2004 with 25 trainees, including Sindhu, Saina and K Srikkanth in Hyderabad, nobody thought India would produce such world class players.

published on : 19th July 2020

Camp uncertain, but friends to the rescue

Doubles star Satwik making most of neighbourhood resources in hometown Amalapuram

published on : 29th June 2020

Prannoy apologises to BAI for rant on Twitter post award snub

The BAI had issued a showcause notice to Prannoy on Friday for his remarks and given him 15 days to respond.

published on : 23rd June 2020

Badminton training may resume in Assam from June 1

The ABA, headed by Badminton Association of India (BAI) president and Assam health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, has proposed to begin training for top athletes of the state from June 1.

published on : 24th May 2020

Badminton Federation of India wants India Open at year-end

The Olympic qualifier meet was supposed to be held in New Delhi from March 24-29, but was cancelled due to the outbreak.

published on : 29th April 2020

Looking at possibility of freezing rankings, will review Olympic qualification: Badminton Federation

Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal, B Sai Praneeth, Parupalli Kashyap and H S Prannoy have been leading the way in expressing concerns.

published on : 25th March 2020

Domestic structure revamp for net benefits

In a move targetted at sustaining performance and unearthing young talent in the country, the Badminton Association of India (BAI) has decided to revamp its domestic meets.

published on : 11th February 2020

It’s official: Women to skip Manila

Coronavirus threat spreads fear among shuttlers, forces federation to cancel trip.

published on : 8th February 2020

Indian women team withdraws from Badminton Asia Championships due to coronavirus threat

The women's was supposed to be be led by young shuttlers Ashmita Chaliha and Malvika Bansod after Olympic medallists Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu decided to give the event a miss.

published on : 8th February 2020

Badminton at Asian Games 2018: For the love of the game

Atmosphere at badminton courts in Indonesia has been surreal with fans singing non-stop.

published on : 26th August 2018

Badminton Association of India announces 20-member squad for Asian Games

The men's team will be led by World No.7 Kidambi Srikanth and World No.13 H.S Prannoy, while the women's team will be spearheaded by World No.3 PV Sindhu and World No.10 Saina Nehwal.

published on : 28th June 2018

Badminton star PV Sindhu yet to find answer to Saina Nehwal conundrum

It has been a while since PV Sindhu displaced Saina Nehwal as the reigning queen of badminton in India.

published on : 18th April 2018

Badminton doubles: Historic Partnership and big service

Satwik and Chirag deservedly attract plenty of admirers after becoming India’s first men’s doubles pair to win a medal in a multi-discipline event in Gold Coast.

published on : 18th April 2018

Badminton team gold in Commonwealth Games was most satisfying: Pullela Gopichand

The buzz was missing. The kind one expects when champions arrive back to their city after a historic outing.

published on : 17th April 2018

Badminton Association of India to hold its elections on March 25

BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma was unanimously nominated as the interim president of BAI on April 23 last after the sudden demise of former president Akhilesh Das Gupta.

published on : 6th February 2018