Tag: Badminton

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The Remarkable Journey Of A Lionhearted Para Shuttler From Odisha

For any person, adapting to life with disability is always a challenge. The challenge is even greater if s/he is a sportsperson, because the opportunity to play and excel is…

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All England Start Delayed, 4 Indians Test COVID Positive

London: Four Indians, including three players and one member of staff, are among several who have tested positive for Covid-19 at the All England Open Championship. The Badminton World Federation (BWF) said in its statement on Wednesday that the championship will now be off to a delayed start due to the number of positive and […]

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PV Sindhu Loses In Quarterfinals Of Indonesia Masters, Indian Campaign Ends

Jakarta: World champion shuttler P V Sindhu suffered a quarterfinal defeat at the hands of Sayaka Takahashi of Japan in a closely-fought women’s singles contest to bring curtains on the Indian challenge in the Indonesia Masters here on Thursday. Sindhu frittered away a one-game lead to lose 21-16 16-21 19-21 in a thrilling quarterfinal match […]

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World Tour Final: Sindhu Beats Bingjiao For Consolation Win

Guangzhou: Already out of reckoning, India’s PV Sindhu recorded a consolation win over China’s He Bingjiao in the third Group A match to end her campaign on a positive note at the year-ending BWF World Tour Final here on Friday. Sindhu, whose title defence lay in tatters after her second successive loss on Thursday, scripted […]

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Sindhu Loses Again, Knocked Out Of BWF World Tour Final

Guangzhou: Defending champion P V Sindhu was knocked out of the year-ending BWF World Tour Final after losing to China’s Chen Yufei, her second defeat in two days, here on Thursday. Sindhu lost 22-20, 16-21, 12-21. Just like in her campaign opener against Japan’s Akane Yamaguchi on Wednesday, Sindhu squandered a game advantage to lose […]

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Saina Nehwal: Waiting To See Parineeti As Best Athlete Onscreen

Mumbai: Parineeti Chopra is currently prepping for the biopic Saina Nehwal. The star Badminton player has reacted and said that she cannot wait to see the actress to play the best athlete on screen. Parineeti on Thursday shared a photograph of herself from her badminton practice sessions on Instagram. In the image, she is seen […]

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Sindhu, Tai Set Up Quarterfinal Clash At World's

Basel (Switzerland): Chinese Taipei’s Tai Tzu-ying and India’s P.V. Sindhu will square off in a much-anticipated women’s singles quarterfinal contest at the BWF World Championships on Friday after recording straight-game victories in their respective matches in Basel. Second-seeded Tai was in trouble in both games but managed to edge past South Korean Kim Ga-eun 24-22, […]

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BWF World C'ships: Praneeth, Prannoy in 2nd round

Basel: Shuttlers Sai Praneeth and H.S. Prannoy reached the second round of the BWF World Championships here on Monday to hand India a good start in the prestigious event. While world no. 19 Praneeth beat lower-ranked Jason Anthony Ho-Shue of Canada 21-17, 21-16, world no. 30 Prannoy rallied to down Finland’s Eetu Heino 17-21, 21-10, […]

Sindhu Stays At 5, Yamaguchi Takes Top Spot

New Delhi: Ace Indian shutter P.V. Sindhu has maintained her fifth spot in the women’s singles ranking released by Badminton World Federation (BWF), while her compatriot Saina Nehwal remained at eight. Nehwal will be competing at the Thailand Open after an injury lay-off had forced her to miss the Indonesia Open and Japan Open. Sindhu, […]

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Sindhu Crashes Out Of Japan Open; Sai Praneeth Advances To Semis

Tokyo: Olympic silver-medallist P V Sindhu crashed out of the Japan Open badminton tournament after a second successive defeat to local favourite Akane Yamaguchi while B Sai Praneeth continued his good form to advance to the semifinals here on Friday. Sindhu lost to Yamaguchi 18-21 15-21 in a 50-minute women’s singles quarterfinal match. This was […]