Thursday, March 23, 2017

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Badminton is a racquet sport played using racquets to hit a shuttlecock across a net. Points are scored by striking the shuttlecock with the racquet and landing it within the opposing side's half of the court. Each side may only strike the shuttlecock once before it passes over the net. Play ends once the shuttlecock has struck the floor.

Shuttlers Sindhu, Saina Reach All England Quarters

Birmingham, March 9 (IANS) India's P.V. Sindhu and Saina Nehwal moved into the women's singles quarter-finals, but men's singles shuttler H.S. Prannoy lost in...

Shuttlers Sindhu, Prannoy Advance In All England

Birmingham (England), March 9 (IANS) Saina Nehwal, P.V. Sindhu and H.S. Prannoy advanced to the second round of the All England Open Badminton Championships...

Preview: Shuttlers Saina, Sindhu In Focus At All England Open

Birmingham (England), March 7 (IANS) Saina Nehwal, P.V. Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth are all fresh and eager to compete at the All England Open...

BAI Expels Vijay Sinha

New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) The Badminton Association of India (BAI), at its annual general meeting here on Sunday, unanimously resolved to expel honorary...

Indonesia Eyes One Gold Medal In All England Badminton Meet

Jakarta, March 3 (IANS) Indonesia's badminton association has targeted one gold medal in the mixed doubles category in the All England Badminton Championships this...

BAI Rejects Nepotism Charges

New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) The Badminton Association of India (BAI) on Thursday dismissed allegations that several officials had taken their kids along on...

Sindhu Prefers Andhra Over Telangana For Government Job

Vijayawada, Feb 24 (IANS) Olympic 2016 silver medallist P.V. Sindhu has preferred Andhra Pradesh over Telangana to accept a government job offer. The star...

Sindhu, Sameer, Sikki-Pranaav Win Titles At Syed Modi Meet

Lucknow, Jan 29 (IANS) India bagged three titles at the Syed Modi International Badminton Championships, with singles specialists P.V. Sindhu and Sameer Verma and...

Sindhu, Srikanth, Ashwini-Sikki In Semis Of Syed Modi Meet

Lucknow, Jan 27 (IANS) P.V. Sindhu, B. Sai Praneeth, Kidambi Srikanth and the women's doubles pair of Ashwini Ponnappa and N. Sikki Reddy entered...

Sindhu, Srikanth, Ashwini-Sikki Advance; Prannoy, Manu-Sumeeth Exit Syed Modi Meet

Lucknow, Jan 26 (IANS) P.V. Sindhu, Kidambri Srikanth, B. Sai Praneeth entered the quarter-finals, while H.S. Prannoy and the men's doubles pair of Mannu...

Jwala Hurt After Padma Award Snub

New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Doubles badminton specialist Jwala Gutta questioned the criteria for selecting recipients of the Padma Awards, the country's highest civilian...

Confirmed: MS Dhoni, PV Sindhu And Pullela Gopichand To Be Awarded...

Former India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Olympic Silver Medalist PV Sindhu and her coach Pullela Gopichand are set to receive Padma Bhushan after getting clearance...

Preview: Sindhu Favourite, Saina Opts Out Of Syed Modi Meet

Lucknow, Jan 24 (IANS) Olympic silver medallist P.V. Sindhu will be aiming to continue her dream run in the international badminton circuit, while Saina...

Saina Clinches Malaysia Masters Title

Sibu (Malaysia), Jan 22 (IANS) Indian badminton star Saina Nehwal was forced to dig deep to overcome unseeded Thailand teenager Pornpawee Chochuwong in straight...

Saina Outshines Pui Yin To Reach Malaysia Masters Final

Sibu (Malaysia), Jan 21 (IANS) Indian badminton ace Saina Nehwal thrashed Hong Kong's Yip Pui Yin in straight games to storm into the women's...

Saina Moves Into Semis, Jayaram Exits Malaysia Masters

Sibu (Malaysia), Jan 20 (IANS) Indian star shuttler Saina Nehwal entered the semi-finals of the Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold with a triumph over...

I Feel Stronger, Better And Lighter On Court: Saina

New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) London Olympics bronze medallist shuttler Saina Nehwal on Friday said she now feels "stronger, better and lighter" on the...
Ajay Jayaram

Saina, Jayaram Advance At Malaysia Masters

Sibu (Malaysia), Jan 19 (IANS) Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal and Ajay Jayaram advanced in the Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold here on Thursday. Top seed...

Chennai Down Mumbai 4-3 To Clinch Premier Badminton League 2017 Title

New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Chennai Smashers emerged the 2017 Premier Badminton League (PBL) champions after defeating Mumbai Rockets 4-3 in a pulsating summit...

Shuttler Marin Says Going After Her Goals Is Key To ‘Carolina...

New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Spanish star shuttler Carolina Marin, the reigning Olympic champion and two-time reigning world champion in the women's singles, has...

Mumbai Outplay Hyderabad To Storm Into PBL Final

New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Mumbai Rockets thrashed Hyderabad Hunters 3-(-1) in the second semi-final to set their date with Chennai Smashers in the...

Sindhu Beats Saina To Guide Chennai Smashers To PBL Final

New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Rio Olympics silver medallist P.V. Sindhu inspired the Chennai Smashers to beat Awadhe Warriors 4-1 in the first semi-final...

PBL: Hyderabad Beat Delhi To Enter Semis

New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Hyderabad Hunters booked their place in the semi-finals of the ongoing Badminton Premier League (BPL) by defeating defending champions...

All Eyes On Saina-Sindhu, Marin-Hyun Battles In PBL Semifinals

New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Badminton fans in the city will be up for a treat when star Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal of Awadhe...