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Saina, Sameer to fight at Korea Open; Srikanth withdraws

/ 24 September 2018
Saina, Sameer to fight at Korea Open; Srikanth withdraws

Seoul, Sept 24: Saina Nehwal and Sameer Verma will look to put their best foot forward when they lead Indian challenge at the USD 600,000 Korea Open World Tour Super 500 tournament beginning here Tuesday. Saina,


BAI doles out cash incentives of Rs 1.6 crore to state units

/ 19 September 2018
BAI doles out cash incentives of Rs 1.6 crore to state units

New Delhi, Sep 19: In an unprecedented move, the Badminton Association of India (BAI) on Wednesday doled out a cash incentive of Rs 1.6 crore to its 32 member associations for developing the sport across the


Sindhu advances, Saina out of China Open

/ 19 September 2018
Sindhu advances, Saina out of China Open

Changzhou (China), Sep 18:  Rio Olympics silver medallist P.V. Sindhu advanced to the pre-quarterfinals while her compatriot Saina Nehwal was knocked out of the opening round at the $1 million China Open World Tour Super 1000


Sindhu enters pre-quarters of China Open

/ 18 September 2018
Sindhu enters pre-quarters of China Open

Changzhou, Sep 18: Olympic and world championship silver-medallist P V Sindhu Tuesday progressed to the pre-quarterfinals of the USD one million China Open World Tour Super 1000 tournament here. The third-seeded Indian defeated World No. 39


Spain’s Marin claims Japan Open badminton title

/ 16 September 2018
Spain's Marin claims Japan Open badminton title

Madrid, Sep 16: Spain’s Carolina Marin, Olympic champion and three-time badminton world champion, won the Japan Open women’s singles title on Sunday with a victory over Japanese player Nozomi Okuhara 21-19, 17-21, 21-11. Marin, 25, played


Sindhu, Prannoy lose; Srikanth sails into quarters at Japan Open

/ 13 September 2018
Sindhu, Prannoy lose; Srikanth sails into quarters at Japan Open

Tokyo, Sept 13: Fatigue caught up with India’s premier shuttler P V Sindhu as she was upstaged in straight games but Kidambi Srikanth entered quarterfinals of the USD 700,000 Japan Open here Thursday. Sindhu was beaten


Spain’s Corrales loses in Barcelona badminton tourney QF

/ 01 September 2018
Spain's Corrales loses in Barcelona badminton tourney QF

Barcelona, Sep 1: Spain’s Beatriz Corrales fell short in her bid to win the Barcelona Spain Masters badminton tournament, losing 21-17, 21-15 in quarter-finals to Japan’s Minatsu Mitani. Corrales gained an 8-5 lead, but Mitani then


Academy coaches should focus on doubles, feels shuttler Ashwini

/ 31 August 2018
Academy coaches should focus on doubles, feels shuttler Ashwini

New Delhi, Aug 31: Experienced shuttler Ashwini Ponnappa said in order to improve the standards of Indian doubles teams, academy coaches should pay attention to every format rather than focussing solely on singles. Ashwini, who lost


Asiad 2018: Saina loses semi-final, settles for bronze

/ 27 August 2018
Asiad 2018: Saina loses semi-final, settles for bronze

Jakarta, Aug 27: Ace India shuttler Saina Nehwal had to settle for the bronze after suffering a straight games defeat in her women’s singles semi-final clash at the 2018 Asian Games here on Monday. The 28-year-old


Asiad 2018: Saina enters women’s badminton quarters

/ 25 August 2018
Asiad 2018: Saina enters women's badminton quarters

Jakarta, Aug 25:  Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal advanced to the quarter-finals of the women’s singles competition in the 2018 Asian Games here on Saturday. The 28-year-old registered a straight-sets victory over Indonesia’s Fitriani Fitriani in