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
She represented S C Railway Women Badminton team along with Ekta Kalia of Northern Railway in Doubles badminton event.
The 17-year-old from Tamil Nadu finished on top of the podium at the BWF Para-Badminton World Championships in Tokyo on Sunday
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).
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.
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.
Unnati had topped the girl's singles trials with S Rakshita Sree and Anupama finishing second and third respectively.
Anupama had recently cracked the senior women's Top 100 ranking and is currently placed at World No.63 spot.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
More than individual medals, the focus this time will be on India's performance in the mixed team event.
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.
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.
Powerlifting Championship, at a function held in Durbar Hall of the Raj Bhavan.
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.
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.
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.