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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.


Odisha ropes in Gopichand Foundation for badminton academy

Bhubaneswar, June9: The Odisha government on Friday inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Pullela Gopichand Badminton Foundation to set up a world-class academy in the state. Gopichand and Sports secretary Sourav Garg signed the MoU


Uber Cup: China beat Chinese Taipei to enter semis

Bangkok, May 24: The Chinese men’s badminton team advanced to semi-finals of the Uber Cup after beating Chinese Taipei 3-0 here on Thursday. For the first single, Olympic champion Chen Long went through a tough battle


China beat Indonesia to enter Uber Cup knockouts

Bangkok, May 23: Chinese women advanced to the knockout stage of the Uber Cup badminton tournament, as the top team in Group D, beating Indonesia 3-2 in their last group match here on Wednesday. China have


Thomas and Uber Cup: India hammer Australia 4-1

Bangkok, May 21: After going down to Canada in their opening match, the India women’s badminton team came all guns blazing on Monday to thrash Australia 4-1 in the second group match of the Thomas and


Sarma elected BAC vice-president

Bangkok, May 17: Badminton Association of India (BAI) chief Himanta Biswa Sarma was unanimously elected vice-president of the Badminton Asia Confederation (BAC) during the annual general meeting of the continental body here on Thursday. “I would


Australian Open: Manu-Sumeeth lose in semis

Sydney, May 12: The Indian challenge ended at the Australian Open badminton tournament as the men’s doubles pair of Manu Attri and B. Sumeeth Reddy suffered a defeat in the semi-final on Saturday. The third seeded


Australian Open: Manu-Sumeeth reach semis; Praneeth, Sameer ousted

Sydney, May 11: India’s men’s doubles duo of Manu Attri and B. Sumeeth Reddy advanced to the semi-finals of the Australian Open badminton tournament while it was curtains for Sameer Verma and B. Sai Praneeth after


Shuttler Praneeth advances at Australian Open

Sydney, May 9: India’s B. Sai Praneeth defeated Misha Zilberman of Israel in straight games in the opening round of the Australian Open badminton tournament here on Wednesday. The second-seeded Indian needed only 45 minutes to


Unstoppable Saina ready to hunt for more

New Delhi, May6: India’s veteran shuttler Saina Nehwal believes she can still reach higher levels and achieve greater things as she feels she has got rid of the physical issues that were bogging her over the


BAI, IOA downplays Saina’s threat to pull out of CWG

New Delhi, May6: Badminton Association of India (BAI) President Himanta Biswa Sarma on Saturday ruled out any disciplinary action against Gold Coast Commonwealth Games (CWG) gold medallist Saina Nehwal, who threatened to pull out of the


Points table
Group A MP W L +/- PTS
Russia 1 1 0 +5 3
Uruguay 1 1 0 +1 3
Egypt 1 0 1 -1 0
Saudi Arabia 1 0 1 -5 0
Group B MP W L +/- PTS
Iran 1 1 0 +1 3
Portugal 1 0 0 0 1
Spain 1 0 0 0 1
Morocco 1 0 1 -1 0
Group C MP W L +/- PTS
France 1 1 0 +1 3
Denmark 1 1 0 +1 3
Australia 1 0 1 -1 0
Peru 1 0 1 -1 0
Group D MP W L +/- PTS
Croatia 1 1 0 +2 3
Iceland 1 0 0 0 1
Argentina 1 0 0 0 1
Nigeria 1 0 1 -2 0
Group E MP W L +/- PTS
Serbia 1 1 0 +1 3
Switzerland 1 0 0 0 1
Brazil 1 0 0 0 1
Costa Rica 1 0 1 -1 0
Group F MP W L +/- PTS
Sweden 1 1 0 +1 3
Mexico 1 1 0 +1 3
Germany 1 0 1 -1 0
South Korea 1 0 1 -1 0
Group G MP W L +/- PTS
Belgium 0 0 0 0 0
England 0 0 0 0 0
Tunisia 0 0 0 0 0
Panama 0 0 0 0 0
Group H MP W L +/- PTS
Poland 0 0 0 0 0
Colombia 0 0 0 0 0
Senegal 0 0 0 0 0
Japan 0 0 0 0 0