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

Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth stuns Praneeth enter Australian Open semis
Srikanth stuns Praneeth to enter Australian Open semis

Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth stuns Praneeth enter Australian Open semis. Ace Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth continued his rich vein of form as he got the better of fellow countryman B.Sai Praneeth in straight games to romp into the semi-finals of the Australian Open Super Series here on Friday. Srikanth, who was playing his third quarterfinal in last five tournaments, outplayed Praneeth 25-23,

Kidambi Srikanth’s rank goes up to World No. 11 after Indonesia Open win

Kidambi Srikanth climbed 11 places to sit on the 11th BWF ranking after beating reigning World No. 1 Son Wan Ho twice in two weeks. However, PV SIndhu and Saina Nehwal dropped one place each in the latest BWF World ranking.Two weeks ago, Kidambi Srikanth was ranked 22nd. In the meantime, he beat world’s top-ranked

PV Sindhu Saina Nehwal reach Australian Open quarters
PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal reach Australian Open quarters

PV Sindhu Saina Nehwal reach Australian Open quarters. Rio-Olympic silver-medallist PV Sindhu produced a spectacular performance as she fended off Chen Xiaoxin of China in straight games to cement her place in the quarter-finals of the Australian Open Super Series here on Thursday.  The fifth-seed remained dominated throughout the match as she clinched a comfortable 21-13, 21-18 win over Xiaoxin in

Srikanth defeats Sakai to win Indonesia Open title

Indian Shuttler Kidambi Srikanth came out with a spectacular performance as he defeated unseeded Kazumasa Sakai of Japan in straight games to win the men’s singles title of the Indonesia Super Series Premier badminton tournament here on Sunday. Kidambi Srikanth today defeated Japan’s Kazumasa Sakai 21-11, 21-19, to become the first Indian man to win

Indonesia Open Saina Nehwal edges past Ratchanok enter second round
Indonesia Open: Saina Nehwal edges past Ratchanok to enter second round

Indonesia Open Saina Nehwal edges past Ratchanok enter second round. Three-time champion Saina Nehwal came out with a splendid performance against Thailand’s Ratchanok Intanon to enter the second round of the Indonesia Open Super Series Premier on Tuesday.   Nehwal bounced back from a game down to register a 17-21, 21-18, 21-12 win over the eighth seeded Ratchanok Intanon in

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Shuttler Sai Praneeth wins Thailand Grand Prix Gold title

Indian shuttler B Sai Praneeth defeated Indonesia’s Jonatan Christie tight three games to win the Thailand Open title on Sunday. Praneeth came from a game down in the final to beat Christie 17-21, 21-18, 21-19 in a match which lasted one hour and 11 minutes.It was Praneeth’s maiden Grand Prix Gold title and it came