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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.


Lakshya moves into final of Asian Juniors Championship

/ 21 July 2018
Lakshya moves into final of Asian Juniors Championship

New Delhi, Jul 20: Rising Indian shuttler Lakshya Sen stormed into the finals after disposing off fourth-seed Indonesian Ikhsan Leonardo Imanuel Rumbay in the semifinals of the Asia Junior Championships at Jakarta today. Sixth-seeded Lakshya, who


Praneeth crashes out; Subhankar, Ruthvika progress in Singapore Open

/ 18 July 2018
Praneeth crashes out; Subhankar, Ruthvika progress in Singapore Open

Singapore, Jul 18: Defending champion B Sai Praneeth crashed out of the Singapore Open after suffering a narrow three-game defeat against Japan’s Yu Igarashi in the opening round of men’s singles competition here today. Sixth seed


Young talent on display as Delhi leg of Junior badminton C’ship begins

/ 17 July 2018
Young talent on display as Delhi leg of Junior badminton C'ship begins

New Delhi, Jul 17 (PTI) Over 1119 young Indian shuttlers showed their skills as the Delhi leg of the fourth season of PNB MetLife Junior Badminton Championship got underway at the Thyagaraj Sports Complex here today.


Okuhara stands in Sindhu’s way again at World Championship

/ 17 July 2018
Okuhara stands in Sindhu's way again at World Championship

New Delhi, Jul 17 (PTI) India’s premier shuttler P V Sindhu might have to upstage defending champion and familiar foe Nozomi Okuhara as the two finalists of the previous edition are drawn to meet in the


Sindhu falters in final hurdle again, loses to Okuhara in Thailand Open

/ 15 July 2018
Sindhu falters in final hurdle again, loses to Okuhara in Thailand Open

Bangkok, Jul 15: Olympic silver medallist P V Sindhu’s title drought this year continued as she suffered a straight-game defeat against Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara in the summit clash of the USD 350,000 Thailand Open World Tour


India thrash Kazakhstan 5-0 in Asian Junior Championships

/ 14 July 2018
India thrash Kazakhstan 5-0 in Asian Junior Championships

New Delhi, Jul 14: Indian juniors started their campaign on a winning note by thrashing Kazakhstan 5-0 in the mixed team event on Day 1 of the Asian Junior Championships in Jakarta today. The Kazak players


Sindhu makes final of Thailand Open, Okuhara awaits

/ 14 July 2018
Sindhu makes final of Thailand Open, Okuhara awaits

Bangkok, Jul 14: Olympic silver medallist P V Sindhu advanced into the women’s singles final after registering a hard-fought victory over Indonesia’s Gregoria Mariska Tunjung at the USD 350,000 Thailand Open World Tour Super 500 tournament


Manu-Sumeeth, Sindhu, Prannoy, Kashyap advance at Thailand Open

Manu-Sumeeth, Sindhu, Prannoy, Kashyap advance at Thailand Open

Bangkok, July 12: India’s men’s doubles pair of Manu Attri and B. Sumeeth Reddy on Wednesday created a big upset in the opening round as they joined P.V. Sindhu, H.S. Prannoy and Parupalli Kashyap in the


Shuttler Srikanth pulls out of Thailand Open

Shuttler Srikanth pulls out of Thailand Open

New Delhi, July10: Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth has withdrawn from the Thailand Open, starting from Tuesday, due to an injury. “Not a good news as I had to withdraw from Thailand Open. Will be playing world


Thailand Open: P V Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth eye Thailand Open title

/ 09 July 2018
P V Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth

Bangkok, Jul 9: Top shuttlers P V Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth would look to continue their impressive run in their quest for first title of the season when they lead India’s challenge at the USD 350,000


Points table
Group A MP W L +/- PTS
Uruguay 3 3 0 +5 9
Russia 3 2 1 +4 6
Saudi Arabia 3 1 2 -5 3
Egypt 3 0 3 -4 0
Group B MP W L +/- PTS
Spain 3 1 0 +1 5
Portugal 3 1 0 +1 5
Iran 3 1 1 0 4
Morocco 3 0 2 -2 1
Group C MP W L +/- PTS
France 3 2 0 +2 7
Denmark 3 1 0 +1 5
Peru 3 1 2 0 3
Australia 3 0 2 -3 1
Group D MP W L +/- PTS
Croatia 3 3 0 +6 9
Argentina 3 1 1 -2 4
Nigeria 3 1 2 -1 3
Iceland 3 0 2 -3 1
Group E MP W L +/- PTS
Brazil 3 2 0 +4 7
Switzerland 3 1 0 +1 5
Serbia 3 1 2 -2 3
Costa Rica 3 0 2 -3 1
Group F MP W L +/- PTS
Sweden 3 2 1 +3 6
Mexico 3 2 1 -1 6
South Korea 3 1 2 0 3
Germany 3 1 2 -2 3
Group G MP W L +/- PTS
Belgium 3 3 0 +7 9
England 3 2 1 +5 6
Tunisia 3 1 2 -3 3
Panama 3 0 3 -9 0
Group H MP W L +/- PTS
Colombia 3 2 1 +3 6
Japan 3 1 1 0 4
Senegal 3 1 1 0 4
Poland 3 1 2 -3 3