HS Prannoy

Top of the worlds, Neeraj is the spark Indian sports needs  

It was close to midnight, and millions were glued to the TV sets. It was not for cricket or European football. It was for one man—Neeraj Chopra—the Olympic and now world champion.

published on : 29th August 2023

Prannoy goes down fighting in semis

Prannoy, who captured the Malaysia Masters title earlier this year, bows out with plenty of takeaways. Beating World No 1 Viktor Axelsen in his own backyard is one of the highlights.

published on : 27th August 2023

Disappointed not to get gold at Worlds but bronze means a lot: Ace shuttler HS Prannoy

India's top-ranked men's singles shuttler made a solid start but signs of exhaustion set in from the second game.

published on : 27th August 2023

Prannoy tames World No 1 Axelsen, ensures World Championship medal

In the second, the Indian pair went for broke at the fag end and levelled the game but the Danes mixed attack with defence to advance to the last four and guarantee themselves a silver.

published on : 26th August 2023

Badminton: Prannoy goes down fighting in Australian Open final

Before the final, Prannoy had beaten No 1 seed Anthony Ginting of Indonesia in the quarterfinals before ending Priyanshu Rajawat’s impressive run in the semifinals.

published on : 7th August 2023

Star shuttler Prannoy beats compatriot Rajawat to reach Australian Open final

The world number 9 Indian will square off against China's Weng Hong Yang in the summit clash on Sunday.

published on : 5th August 2023

Prannoy moves to 9th, Lakshya jumps to 11th in Badminton World Federation ranking 

Former world number one Kidambi Srikanth also went up a rung to the 19th position.

published on : 1st August 2023

BWF Japan Open: Srikanth, Prannoy enter pre-quarters; Aakarshi knocked out

Both are set to face each other in the next round.

published on : 25th July 2023

Korea Open: Prannoy, Rajawat enter second round; Sindhu, Srikanth knocked out

Sindhu, who slipped to world number 17 this week, lost to 32-year-old world no.22 Pai Yu-Po of Chinese Taipei 18-21 21-10 13-21 in the women's singles opening round.

published on : 19th July 2023

Badminton: Prannoy crashes out in quarterfinals of Taipei Open 

After being the last Indian standing in the competition, Prannoy failed to find a rhythm and lost the match in straight sets against Hong Kong's Ng Ka Long Angus.

published on : 23rd June 2023

Badminton: Prannoy advances to Taipei Open quarterfinals

Parupalli Kashyap, Tanya Kamath and mixed doubles pair Sikki Reddy and Rohan Kapoor all lost, making Prannoy the only Indian player remaining in the tournament.

published on : 22nd June 2023

Badminton: Prannoy, Kashyap sail into pre-quarters of Taipei Open

Prannoy will face Indonesia's Tommy Sugiarto while Kashyap will take on local favourite Su Li Yang in the second round.

published on : 21st June 2023

Indonesia Open: Srikanth, Prannoy enter quarters, Sindhu exits

It was curtains for double Olympic medallist PV Sindhu at the Indonesia Open World Tour Super 1000 event.

published on : 15th June 2023