badminton

BAI writes to IOA to allow 4 coaches including Gopichand for Olympic-bound shuttlers 

According to the norms, the number of officials travelling to Olympics cannot be more than one-third of the athlete. However, the sports ministry can allow additional officials at no cost to the govt.

published on : 8th June 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

Coach creating match situations for me in training: PV Sindhu on gearing up for Olympics

Owing to the raging COVID-19 pandemic, the Badminton World Federation has been forced to cancel the remaining three Olympic qualifiers in India, Malaysia and Singapore.

published on : 16th May 2021

Singapore Open cancelled due to surge in COVID-19 cases

Singapore Badminton Association and BWF agreed to cancel the Singapore Open 2021 scheduled for June 1-6, 2021.

published on : 12th May 2021

BAI-BWF working out Malaysian Open issue

“Indian nationals won’t be allowed in Malaysia as well as in Singapore, this is already in public knowledge.

published on : 7th May 2021

Sixteen-year-old rising shuttler Sankar Muthusamy making net gains with regular training

Shankar traveled all the way to Africa earlier this year to take part in the Uganda International Badminton tournament and bagged a silver medal in the men's category.

published on : 30th April 2021

Ace badminton player Prannoy fears lower-ranked shuttlers might drop out of the sport

Currently, Prannoy is mulling and calculating the expenses he will have to undertake to participate in the Malaysia Open followed by the Singapore Open which are scheduled in May and June respectively

published on : 27th April 2021

Sai Praneeth focusing on 'fitness' ahead of Tokyo Olympics

Sai Praneeth toiled hard and set his eyes on the subsequent competitions such as the Swiss Open and the prestigious All England Open.

published on : 22nd April 2021

Next few weeks 'challenging' as India Open withdrawal list in singles rises to 13

Just a few days ago, BAI had officially announced that the tournament will be held behind closed doors without the spectators from May 11-16.

published on : 17th April 2021

Net loss: Return of national badminton competitions put on hold

The tournament was supposed to be a return to competition in the country after a long break for players at the senior level.

published on : 6th April 2021

Badminton: Krishna-Vishnu pair goes down in men's doubles final of Orleans Masters

Krishna and Vishnu had paired for the first time in this event and would be pleased with the results they managed.

published on : 28th March 2021

Sindhu wins; Srikanth, Kashyap knocked out of men's singles in All England

Olympic silver medallist Sindhu gave a good account of herself as she covered the court well and dished out a disciplined performance to outwit world number 32 Soniia Cheah.

published on : 17th March 2021

Indian shuttlers to take part in All England Championships after three test negative in retests

Three Indian shuttlers and a support staff had tested positive on Tuesday while a few were awaiting confirmation on their inconclusive samples, leaving the players without much practice.

published on : 17th March 2021

Three Indian shuttlers test positive for COVID-19 ahead of All England Championship

A member of the support staff has also tested positive, leaving the players without much practice.

published on : 17th March 2021

Badminton World Federation cancels US Open and Canada Open due to COVID-19

BWF also informed that Badminton Asia Championships 2021 has been postponed.

published on : 12th March 2021
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