Saina loses in Indonesia Masters final
Saina loses Indonesia Masters final


Star Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal lost in the final of the $350,000 Indonesia Masters World Tour Super 500 here on Sunday.Saina, the 2012 Olympic bronze medallist, was outplayed by Chinese Taipei’s top seeded Tai Tzu Ying, who took only 27 minutes to win by 21-9,

Badminton: Chennai's brilliant fightback raises semifinal hopes Badminton: Chennai’s brilliant fightback raises semifinal hopes

Chennai brilliant fightback raises semifinal hopes: Chennai Smashers spearheaded by P V Sindhu were back in the hunt in the Vodafone Premier Badminton League by taking a 2-0 lead against Bengaluru Blasters here on Monday.Playing their final match of the season in front of their home crowd at the Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium, Chennai’s grit

PBL PBL: Verma, Sindhu win big for Chennai Smashers

Shuttler Sourabh Verma of Ahmedabad Smash Masterscame back from a game down to beat Chennai Smashers’ trump player Brice Leverdez, 12-15, 15-14, 15-12 to push Chennai towards the wall in the Vodafone Premier Badminton League (PBL) here at the Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium.The win sends Ahmedabad 2-1 up (2-0 up on points) in the five-match duel. Brice was initially pushed on

Jwala Gutta slams IndiGo as airline forgets to load baggage Jwala Gutta slams IndiGo as airline forgets to load baggage

Jwala Gutta slams IndiGo airline: Indian Badminton star Jwala Gutta shared the horrific experience that one of her acquaintance had to go through as IndiGo staff at Chennai Airport forgot to load the baggage on flight towards Hyderabad.Sharing the post of her acquaintance, Gutta tweeted, “Another horrible experience which one of my acquaintance had to

Vodafone Premier Badminton League: Saina Nehwal beats Beiwen Zhang Vodafone Premier Badminton League: Saina Nehwal beats Beiwen Zhang

Saina Nehwal beats Beiwen Zhang: Indian ace shuttler and world No. 10 Saina Nehwal pulled off a stunning 8-15, 15-10, 15-13 victory over World No.11 Beiwen Zhang of USA, on Thursday, helping Awadhe Warriors stay afloat in the tie against Mumbai Rockets in the Vodafone Premier Badminton League. Mumbai currently leads duel 2-0 on points,

Sindhu win gives Chennai Smashers
Sindhu’s win gives Chennai Smashers an edge in PBL

Sindhu win gives Chennai Smashers an edge in PBL. World No. 3 PV Sindhu came back from a game down to win her match against Mumbai Rockets’ Beiwen Zhang to give Chennai Smashers a slight 2-1 edge in the Vodafone Premier Badminton League (PBL) here at the Siri Fort Indoor Stadium on Wednesday.The Indian began

Prannoy Kumar, Sourabh star in Ahmedabad's win over NE Warriors
Prannoy Kumar, Sourabh star in Ahmedabad’s win over NE Warriors

GUWAHATI: World No. 1 Tai Tzu Ying, Indiaʼs H.S. Prannoy and Sourabh Verma comfortably won their respective single’s matches to put Ahmedabad Smash Masters beyond North Eastern Warriors’ reach in the Vodafone Premier Badminton League here on Tuesday. Taking the court for the third fixture of the evening, Tai Tzu of Taiwan whipped the Warriors’

PV Sindhu reaches semi-finals
Dubai World Superseries Finals: PV Sindhu reaches semi-finals

PV Sindhu reaches semi-finals: PV Sindhu reached the semi-finals of the Dubai World Super Series Finals as she beat Japan’s Sayaka Sato 21-13, 21-12 in her second match of the tournament on Thursday. Sindhu took just 36 minutes to dispatch Sato and make it to the semis, winning both her group matches till now. Earlier in the

It's Been a great year for Indian Badminton: Gopichand
It’s been a great year for Indian Badminton: Gopichand

It’s been a great year for Indian Badminton: Gopichand. Mumbai: National badminton coach, Pullela Gopichand, on Wednesday expressed happiness at the performance this year of Indian shuttlers and termed Kidambi Srikanth’s feat of winning four Super Series titles as “phenomenal”. “It’s been a great year. I think all the players have done well. At the beginning of

1st SAARC Badminton Tournament
India makes flying start on 1st SAARC Badminton Tournament

Indian shuttlers got off to a flying start and underlined their supremacy as they did not even break a sweat and defeated Nepal and Bhutan 5-0 each in their first and second tie of the day respectively, here at the Deshbhakta Tarun Ram Phookan Indoor Stadium on the inaugural day of the 1st SAARC Badminton

P.V. Sindhu, Saina, Prannoy advance at Hong Kong Open

Hong Kong, Nov 22, Indian shuttlers P.V. Sindhu, Saina Nehwal and H.S. Prannoy advanced to the second round while Parupalli Kashyap and the women’s doubles pair of Ashwini Ponnappa and N. Sikki Reddy fell in the opening round of the Hong Kong Open Superseries on Wednesday. While second seed Sindhu eased past Hong Kong’s qualifier

Sindhu enter quarters; Saina, Prannoy crash out of China Open
Sindhu enter quarters; Saina, Prannoy crash out of China Open

Sindhu enter quarters; Saina, Prannoy crash out of China Open: Defending champion PV Sindhu sailed into the quarterfinals but newly-crowned National champions Saina Nehwal and H S Prannoy crashed out of the China Open Super Series Premier, here today. World No. 2 Sindhu emerged as the lone Indian survivor at the event after she made quick work

Badminton: Rankireddy-Ponnappa qualify for China Open

Fuzhou (China), Nov 14, India’s mixed doubles pair Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Ashwini Ponnappa defeated Niclas Nohr and Sara Thygesen of Denmark in the qualification round of the China Open World Superseries Premier here on Tuesday.In an intense battle that lasted one hour and four minutes, the Indian pair edged past the Danes 21-16, 19-21, 22-20

Saina beats Sindhu to become national champion for 3rd time

Nagpur (Maharashtra), Nov 8, Saina beats Sindhu. Saina Nehwal on Wednesday beat PV Sindhu 21-17, 27-25 to lift her third nationals title. Saina has played the nationals three times and has clinched the title every time. The 82nd Senior National Badminton Championships 2017 witnessed a grandeur final between two Olympic medallists P.V. Sindhu and Saina

National Badminton Championship
Sindhu, Saina eye final berth of National Badminton Championship

Olympic medallists PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal will try to capitalise their berths for the final event of women’s singles in the 82nd Senior National Badminton Championship, when they take their respective opponents in the semi-final match of the event here on Tuesday. In men’s singles event world number two and four super series title

PV Sindhu slams IndiGo Staff over rude behaviour
PV Sindhu slams IndiGo Staff over rude behaviour

PV Sindhu slams IndiGo Staff over rude behaviour. Indian Badminton star PV Sindhu took to Twitter on Saturday to express her anger over the rude behaviour of Indigo airline ground staff.While flying Hyderabad to Mumbai flight by Indigo 6E 608 flights she claimed that she badly and rude behaviour was done by airport staff.  P.V. Sindhu boarded

Shuttler PV Sindhu loses French Open semis

Paris, Oct 28, PV Sindhu loses. India’s P.V. Sindhu crashed out of the $325,000 French Open Superseries after going down in straight games to Japan’s Akane Yamaguchi 14-21, 9-21 in the women’s singles semi-final here on Saturday. Coming into the contest with a 3-1 head-to-head record, the second seeded Indian failed to find the momentum

French Open Super Series
P.V. Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth into semis of French Open Super Series

French Open Super Series: Showcasing a dominant performance in badminton singles encounters, Indian star shuttlers P.V. Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth and H S. Prannoy stormed into the semi-finals of the 325,000 dollars French Open Super series here on Friday.In women’s singles, Rio Olympics silver-medalist and second seeded P.V. Sindhu decimated China’s Chen Yufei 21-14, 21-14 to

Premier badminton league Season 3 Auction today
Premier badminton league Season 3 Auction today

Premier badminton league Season 3 Auction: The auction will be held on Monday for the third season of the Premier Badminton League (PBL). 120 players’ across the country will be participated in this auction. 9 players have been listed as “icon players” for the auction in Hyderabad.World number-1 Victor Alexensen of Denmark, Women World’s number

Samiya triumphs at Asian junior badminton
Samiya triumphs at Asian junior badminton

Samiya triumphs at Asian junior badminton. Young Samiya Farooqui topped India’s rousing performance at the Asia Badminton Junior Championships 2017 here on Sunday afternoon by winning gold in the U-15 womens singles category. The Hyderabadi lass overcame Widjaja Stephani of Indonesia 15-21, 21-17, 21-19 in a thrilling final to the delight of the packed Thu Wun