Badminton Association of India

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

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

Boost for young shutters as two International Challenges lined up in September

According to the BAI calendar for the year 2022-23, both the Grade 3 continental level events will be held in the month of  September this year.

published on : 4th June 2022

BAI mulls hosting 2 International challengers, appointing domestic 30 coaches under its payroll

There are a total of 31 international challengers tournament that happens in a year with India hosting just one of them in 2022.

published on : 17th May 2022

Thomas Cup win a big boost but maintaining momentum vital: BAI general secretary Mishra

BAI plans to bring in new national coaches on its payroll and has ambitions to add two International Challenges to its calendar from next year to help shuttlers.

published on : 17th May 2022

INTERVIEW | Thomas Cup win a big boost but maintaining momentum vital: BAI general secretary Mishra

BAI plans to bring in new national coaches on its payroll and has ambitions to add two International Challenges to its calendar from next year to help shuttlers.

published on : 17th May 2022

Sikki Reddy, Ashwini Ponappa withdraw from Uber Cup due to injury .

The development comes a day after the BAI announced Indian teams for the upcoming Asian Games, Commonwealth Games and Thomas and Uber Cup.

published on : 22nd April 2022

BAI trials: Aakarshi Kashyap, Priyanshu Rajawat emerge winners in singles

Priyanshu Rajawat has been in good form, losing just one match in the entire event at Stage 2B to Sai Charan Koya.

published on : 20th April 2022

Saina Nehwal slams BAI on scheduling dates of selection trials for Commonwealth, Asian Games

The BAI had announced selection trials from April 15 to April 20 with Lakshya Sen, Kidambi Srikanth and PV Sindhu qualifying directly on account of being ranked within the top 15.

published on : 15th April 2022

It seems like BAI is happy to put me out of CWG and Asiad: Saina Nehwal

BAI has exempted players inside the top 15 in the BWF rankings from the trials but said shuttlers ranked between 16 to 50 in the latest world rankings.

published on : 15th April 2022

Commonwealth, Asian Games trials on; Saina not happy with BAI selection policy

As per BAI selection policy, it is mandatory for Saina, who’s World No 23, to take part in order to have any chance of selection.

published on : 15th April 2022

Mishra set to be Badminton Association of India secretary, Gopichand files nomination for VP

On the last day for the nominations, Gopichand and Mishra filed their candidatures. The list will be made final next week.

published on : 11th March 2022

BAI polls: Pullela Gopichand favourite to be secretary, set to file nomination on Thursday

It is understood that national chief coach, Pullela Gopichand, threw his hat in the ring and decided to contest the elections for the post of general secretary.

published on : 10th March 2022

Shuttler Aparna Balan cries foul after Asian Games snub

BAI had organised two All India senior ranking tournaments in Bangalore and Hyderabad to allow the domestic players a chance to make it to the Asian Games squad.

published on : 28th June 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 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