Badminton

Badminton: Sen on top of his game

This year has been a landmark one for ace player Lakshya Sen, who regained his ranking of World Number 6, which is his career’s best. The Arjuna awardee chats with CE about his milestone moments    

published on : 30th November 2022

Sonika wins silver in Railway badminton tourney

She represented S C Railway Women Badminton team along with Ekta Kalia of Northern Railway in Doubles badminton event.

published on : 30th November 2022

Clinical mistake damaged her right hand but Manisha is serving gold on court

The 17-year-old from Tamil Nadu finished on top of the podium at the BWF Para-Badminton World Championships in Tokyo on Sunday

published on : 7th November 2022

Aim is to be in the top 20, says shuttler Sankar Muthusamy

Nevertheless the 18-year old is happy with the performance and believes that he will be rich from the experience. “It’s a good feeling to bag a medal (silver).

published on : 2nd November 2022

Badminton: Satwik-Chirag duo enters French Open final

Satwik and Chirag, the 2019 edition's runner-up pair, never looked in trouble as they kept things in their grip right from the start.

published on : 29th October 2022

Badminton: India's Arjun-Dhruv duo exit 2022 French Open after round one

The Indian pair registered a loss within two straight games by 15-21, 16-21. Arjun and Kapila offered some solid competition to their Indonesian opponents but it was not enough.

published on : 26th October 2022

Unnati, Anupama to spearhead Indian challenge in BWF World Junior Badminton Championships

Unnati had topped the girl's singles trials with S Rakshita Sree and Anupama finishing second and third respectively.

published on : 12th September 2022

Indian shuttler Anupama Upadhyaya becomes new Junior World No.1 in BWF rankings

Anupama had recently cracked the senior women's Top 100 ranking and is currently placed at World No.63 spot.

published on : 7th September 2022

Badminton association announces cash rewards for Indian CWG, World Championship medallists

The 10-member mixed team, which won the silver medal in Birmingham will get a total of Rs 30 lakh, or Rs 3 lakh each, for their effort while the eight members of the support staff will get Rs 1.5 lakh

published on : 6th September 2022

Time for India to find next Sindhu

BAI and its think tank re-strategise and invest in a long-term plan, focussing on a wide range of players from different parts of the country.

published on : 31st August 2022

Coelho grew up avoiding bullets in Rio favela, now helps make badminton a smash in Brazil

Many of his friends died or got mixed up in drugs but Coelho persevered and became Brazil's first-ever Olympian in badminton at the 2016 Rio Games.

published on : 22nd August 2022

CWG: PV Sindhu lights up final day with gold in badminton singles

Sindhu, who was unsuccessful in the previous two attempts, settling for silver at the 2018 Commonwealth Games and bronze at the 2014 games finally broke the jinx with a commanding performance.

published on : 8th August 2022

CWG Badminton: Defending champions India enter semifinals of mixed team event

World championships bronze medallist Lakshya Sen then looked in complete control as he gave a badminton lesson to Caden Kakora, an opponent ranked 355th in the world.

published on : 1st August 2022

Badminton at CWG: Focus on Sindhu but doubles key to India retaining mixed team gold

More than individual medals, the focus this time will be on India's performance in the mixed team event.

published on : 21st July 2022

Sindhu glides into Malaysia Masters quarterfinals 

The two-time Olympic medallist, who is seeded seventh, made short work of the world number 32, Yi Man 21-12 21-10 in just 28 minutes in the women's singles second round clash.

published on : 7th July 2022

Badminton Technical Committee apologises to PV Sindhu for 'human error' during Asia Championships

The incident had happened while Sindhu was leading 14-11 in the second game when the umpire handed her a one-point penalty for taking too much time to serve between points.

published on : 5th July 2022

Ace shuttlers, champion athlete win Governor Biswabhusan's praise

Powerlifting Championship, at a function held in Durbar Hall of the Raj Bhavan.

published on : 2nd July 2022

Age fudging hits U-13 badminton, BAI to form probe panel & ban guilty players for 2-3 years 

In 2014, BAI banned five junior players after they misrepresented their birth dates. Two years later, the issue again reared when the Sports Integrity Unit of the CBI submitted a report to the BAI.

published on : 30th June 2022

PV Sindhu, HS Prannoy advance to quarterfinals at Malaysia Badminton Open

Later in the day, the seventh-seeded men's doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty and former Commonwealth Games champion Parupalli Kashyap will also be in action.

published on : 30th June 2022

US Open badminton cancelled due to COVID-19

USA Badminton concluded that it was no longer feasible for them to host their tournament this year due to organisational complications coming out of COVID-19.

published on : 8th June 2022
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