Indian shuttlers

Kidambi Srikanth crashes out of semifinals of Hylo Open badminton

Former champion Lakshya Sen matched his opponent in the fast-paced rallies but lacked finishing as he suffered his second loss to Loh in three meetings this year.

published on : 7th November 2021

India's Lakshya Sen loses in semifinals of Hylo Open badminton

Lakshya, ranked world number 21, matched his opponent in the fast-paced rallies but he lacked finishing as he went down 18-21 12-21 to 39th ranked Loh in 45 minutes.

published on : 6th November 2021

French Open badminton: PV Sindhu enters quarterfinals, Satwik-Chirag pair advances

Sindhu, seeded third, prevailed 21-19 21-9 over Christophersen, ranked 24th in the world, in 37 minutes late Thursday night.

published on : 29th October 2021

Denmark Open: PV Sindhu eyes good outing on return to action after break

Also in action will be Saina Nehwal, who has recovered from her groin injury, which had forced her to retire midway through her first match at the Uber Cup Final last week.

published on : 18th October 2021

Saina Nehwal retires after injury, Indian women beat Spain 3-2 in Uber Cup Final opener 

The men's team will take on Netherlands later in the day.

published on : 10th October 2021

Gaurav Khanna: The man behind Indian shuttlers' success in Tokyo Paralympics

Coach Gaurav Khanna set up an academy and built a disabled-friendly accommodation-cum-recovery centre raising Rs 1 crore loan  for these para athletes in Lucknow  

published on : 4th September 2021

Indian badminton needed it more

If there was one person who had the ability to save the fortunes of the sport from plummeting, it was of course Sindhu.  No wonder the nation considers her an all-time great.

published on : 2nd August 2021

Reigning world champion PV Sindhu makes winning start at Tokyo Olympics

The Indian used her trademark straight and cross-court smashes and drops to trouble the Israeli, who couldn't utilise the few opportunities that came her way.

published on : 25th July 2021

Tokyo Games: Special focus on closing out narrow games, says shuttler B Sai Praneeth 

Guilty of often losing matches from winning positions, Praneeth said he has been paying special attention to closing out narrow games as part of his preparation for the showpiece.

published on : 11th July 2021

Olympic hopes over for Saina Nehwal, K Srikanth as BWF says no more qualifying events

Former world no 1 Srikanth and London Games bronze-medallist Saina's hopes were all but dashed when the last of the Olympic qualifiers in Singapore was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

published on : 28th May 2021

Second-best foreign coaches will only produce second-best players: P Gopichand 

The Dronacharya Awardee feels there is a need for programs that turn former players into coaches.

published on : 27th May 2021

BAI writes to BWF after postponement of Malaysia Open, seeks clarity on Tokyo qualification

BAI is in touch with the Singapore Badminton Association and is trying to find the best possible way regarding the mandatory 21-day quarantine rule.

published on : 7th May 2021

Commonwealth Games 2018: India begins quest for coveted gold in mixed team badminton event 

India have been accorded the top seed this time and are clubbed with Sri Lanka, Pakistan and Scotland in Group A.

published on : 4th April 2018

Commonwealth Games 2018: India's Malaysian badminton coach expects final against his country

The two-time Commonwealth Games medallist said though confident, the Indian team is not going to take any opposition lightly.

published on : 4th April 2018

Indian shuttlers PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth get top seeding at Commonwealth Games 2018

HS Prannoy will start his tournament with a second-round clash with the winner of the match between Mauritius' Paul Christopher Jean and Seychellois Steve Malcouzane.

published on : 3rd April 2018