Sindhu nominated for Padma Bhushan


Indian shuttler PV Sindhu who recently bagged silver medal in this year’s badminton World Championships and also won Korea open series title by beating Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara in the Glasgow World Championships final last month,  has now been nominated for Padma Bhushan awards by Sports ministry on Monday.On which she also thanked the Sports Ministry

Happy Birthday Badminton player Jwala Gutta Happy Birthday to glamorous Badminton player Jwala Gutta

Happy Birthday Badminton player Jwala Gutta. Today Indian badminton star Jwala Gutta is celebrating her 32nd birthday. Jwala, a resident of Hyderabad was born on September 7, 1983 in Wardha, Maharashtra.   Jwala Gutta is the left-handed international badminton player. Jwala has won the National Badminton Championship 14 times for the year 2013. Jwala Gutta’s father Kranti Gutta

Governor congratulates Saina, Sindhu for winning medals

Governor congratulates Saina, Sindhu for winning medals. Hyderabad, Aug 29: Governor of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana E S L Narasimhan today congratulated shuttlers Saina Nehwal and P V Sindhu for winning medals i n the badminton World Championship.He congratulated Sindhu for winning silver and Saina for securing bronze medal in the world event held at

Carolina Marin’s mother waited to take a selfie with PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal

Being hounded by eager selfie seekers is something that top level sportspersons are used to but Saina Nehwal’s father and PV Sindhu’s mother had a surprise ‘fan’ waiting for them outside the World Badminton Championship venue. The middle-aged lady named Toni Martín was no ordinary fan. She is the mother of current Olympic champion Carolina

Glad I changed the medal colour to Silver: PV Sindhu

PV Sindhu. Shrugging off the disappointment of losing the epic final, former bronze medallist PV Sindhu today said she is happy she could at least change the colour of the medal by bagging a silver at the World Championship. PV Sindhu went down fighting 19-21 22-20 20-22 to Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara in a nail-biting marathon

Bollywood tweets PV Sindhu wins silver world Badminton 2017
PV Sindhu wins silver at WBC-2017, Bollywood congratulates her

Bollywood tweets PV Sindhu wins silver world Badminton 2017. Indian badminton star PV Sindhu has made India proud again. The young badminton star has secured a silver medal at the World Badminton Championships. Sindhu was playing against Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara. While she lost after getting close to be the champion, India is ecstatic of her

PM Modi President Kovind Praises PV Sindhu
PM Modi, President Kovind laud Sindhu’s stellar show World Badminton

PM Modi President Kovind Praises PV Sindhu. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Ram Nath Kovind have heaped praises on Indian badminton star P.V. Sindhu after she made the country proud by clinching the silver medal at the World Badminton Championships in Glosgow, Scotland.   Well played @Pvsindhu1! We are proud of your game at

World Badminton Championships Sindhu Nehwal look final
World Badminton C’ships: Sindhu, Nehwal eye final berths

World Badminton Championships Sindhu Nehwal look final. Rio Olympic silver-medallist PV Sindhu and ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal will aim to book their places in the finals of the World Badminton Championships when they play their respective semi-final clash of the women’s singles event here on Saturday. PV Sindhu, the world number four, was in a

Jayaram wins
Jayaram wins; Sameer, Rituparna bow out of World Championship

Jayaram wins; Sameer, Rituparna bow out of World Championship. Indian shuttler Ajay Jayaram disposed off Netherland’s Mark Caljouw in straight games to advance to the pre-quarterfinals but it was curtains for Sameer Verma and Rituparna Das at the World Championship here. Jayaram seeded 13th, produced another clinical show to get past the world No. 50

Lakshya Sen enters semifinals of Bulgaria Open

Talented shuttler Lakshya Sen today dished out a gritty performance against Poland’s Michal Rogalski to advance to the semifinals of the Bulgaria Open International Series at Sofia in Bulgaria. Lakshya, who had reached the finals at Senior National Championship in February, defeated Michal 20-22 21-18 21-15 in a men’s singles match that lasted an hour

PV Sindhu takes charge deputy collector
PV Sindhu takes charge as DC in Andhra Pradesh government

PV Sindhu takes charge deputy collector in Andhra Pradesh government. Badminton superstar and silver medallist in 2016 Rio Olympics P V Sindhu on Wednesday took charge as the deputy collector in the Andhra Pradesh government.   Ace shuttler P.V. Sindhu on Wednesday assumed office as a deputy collector in Andhra Pradesh. The Olympic badminton silver medalist took

New Zealand Open: Prannoy goes down fighting in quarters
New Zealand Open: Prannoy goes down fighting in quarters

New Zealand Open: Prannoy goes down fighting in quarters. Ace Indian shuttler HS Prannoy suffered a major setback as he bowed out of the ongoing New Zealand Grand Prix Gold tournament after going down fighting against 11th seed Lin Yu Hsien of Chinese Taipei in the quarter-finals of the men’s singles event here on Friday.After losing the first game by a big

HS Prannoy climbs 17th spot BWF World rankings
HS Prannoy climbs to 17th spot in BWF rankings

HS Prannoy climbs 17th spot BWF World rankings. Indian shuttler HS Prannoy climbed to 17th position in the latest BWF world rankings released on Friday. Prannoy recently emerged victorious in the US Open Grand Prix Gold title after beating Parupalli Kashyap in the final. He was previously ranked 23. Parupalli Kashyap, who reached his first final

Kidambi Srikanth got Rs.95L as prize money in 2017, highest in world

Srikanth Kidambi’s stupendous success not only hauled him back inside the top 10 of the world rankings, but also sent his bank balance through the roof. With a staggering US $147,847.50, the World No. 8 currently sits atop the list of 2017 prize money leaders, calculated at the end of the Chinese Taipei Grand Prix

Vijay Goel felicitates Kidambi Srikanth Pullela Gopichand
Vijay Goel felicitates Kidambi Srikanth, Pullela Gopichand

Sports Minister Vijay Goel on Saturday felicitated ace Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth for his “lightning victories” and chief national badminton coach Pullela Gopichandfor his “great vision”. “Felicitated wizard of #badminton @srikidambi for his lightning victories & the new-age Dronacharya – coach P.Gopichand for his great vision,” tweeted Goel.Srikanth, who had clinched back to back titles, has entered the Top

Andhra CM Chandrababu Naidu awards Rs. 50 lakh, plot Kidambi Srikanth
Andhra CM Chandrababu Naidu awards Rs. 50 lakh, plot to Kidambi Srikanth

Andhra CM Chandrababu Naidu awards Rs. 50 lakh, plot to Kidambi Srikanth.  Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday awarded ace Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth Rs. 50 lakh and a 1000 square yard plot in Amaravati region.Srikanth, who gave in the best performances of his career, won Indonesian Open Series and Australian Open Series within a week’s time and made

Srikanth credits Gopichand recent success Indian badminton
Srikanth credits Gopichand for all recent success of Indian badminton

Ace Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth, who clinched back to back titles, has credited his success to current national coach Pullela Gopichand, saying the latter has been behind all the success of badminton in India.Srikanth, who gave in the best performances of his career, won Indonesian Open Series and Australian Open Series within a week’s time and made the entire nation proud. The

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Kidambi Srikanth beats Chen Long to win Australia Open Super Series

Kidambi Srikanth continued his great form and reached a third successive Super Series final after a dominating straight sets wins over China’s Shi Yuqi at the Australian Open Super Series, and he will be looking to continue the form he has shown when he takes on Chen Long in the final.Srikanth has so far lost

Australia Superseries Kidambi Srikanth beats Shi Yu Qi storm final
Australia Superseries: Srikanth beats Shi Yu Qi to storm into final

Australia Superseries Kidambi Srikanth beats Shi Yu Qi storm final. Recently-crowned Indonesia Open champion Kidambi Srikanth will today take on fourth seed China’s Shi Yuqi in the semi-finals of the men’s singles event of theAustralian Open Super Series here at the Sydney Olympic Park Sports Centre. Srikanth continued his fine form as he defeated fellow countryman B. Sai Praneeth 25-23, 21-17

PV Sindhu loses to World No.1 Tzu Ying in Australian Open

In a major blow, Rio-Olympic silver-medallist PV Sindhu was knocked out of the Australian Open Super Series after going down against Chinese Taipei‘s Tai Tzu Ying in the quarter-finals of the women’s singles event here on Friday.PV Sindhu stunned World No.1 Tzu Ying Australian Open.The fifth-seed made a spectacular start to her last-eight clash, leading