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World Tour Finals: Sindhu, Srikanth Make Winning Start; Ashwini-Sikki, Satwik-Chirag Pairs Lose
World Tour Finals: Sindhu, Srikanth Make Winning Start; Ashwini-Sikki, Satwik-Chirag Pairs Lose

Sindhu looked in great control as she opened up a 5-2 lead and though Line made it 7-6, the Indian quickly reeled off 10 straight points to march to 16-8 and seal the opening game comfortably.

BWF Cancels World Junior Championships 2020 Due To Covid-19

Kuala Lumpur: World Junior Badminton Championships 2020, slated to be held in New Zealand, have been cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Badminton World Federation (BWF) announced on Thursday. The ongoing Covid-19 restrictions and uncertainty left BWF, Badminton New Zealand and tournament organisers no choice but to cancel the event, a BWF statement read. […]

Saina, Sindhu, Srikanth seek success in French Open

Paris: Indian badminton stars, including defending champion Kidambi Srikanth, P V Sindhu and Saina Nehwal will be eyeing their first major BWF title of the year when the French Open begins here on Tuesday. World number 10 Saina, who did well to the reach the Denmark Open final on Sunday before losing to nemesis and […]

Srikanth, Sindhu retain spots in top-10 of BWF rankings

New Delhi: Ace shuttlers Kidambi Srikanth and P.V. Sindhu are the only Indians in the top-10 of the Badminton World Federation (BWF) singles rankings, released on Thursday. Srikanth, who suffered a shocking defeat in the recently-concluded Asian Games 2018, maintained his eighth spot in the men’s singles rankings with 63,835 points. Denmark’s Viktor Axelsen topped […]

BWF to test new service law from March

Kuala Lumpur: Badminton World Federation (BWF) declared that an experimental service law would be put to test from next March on Wednesday. The new service law stipulates that “the whole of the shuttle shall be below 1.15 meters from the surface of the court at the instant of being hit by the server’s racket”, hoping to […]

Five Indian shuttlers in top-20 of BWF men's rankings

New Delhi: Five Indians find themselves in the top-20 of the BWF men’s singles rankings with H S Prannoy being the biggest gainer after his quarterfinal showing at the Japan Open last week. Prannoy has jumped four places to be world no.15 while Kidambi Srikanth, who too lost in the quarterfinals in Japan, remains the […]

Kochi to host BWF Senior World Championships

New Delhi: The coastal city of Kochi is all set to host the BWF World Senior Badminton Championships from September 11 to 17. The week-long tournament will see a total of 665 players from 40 countries battle it out in eight different age groups — plus-35, plus- 40, plus-45, plus-50, plus-55, plus-60, plus-65 and plus-70 […]

Indonesia offers $1mn prize money in badminton Superseries

Jakarta: Indonesia has put on a $1 million prize money for the upcoming Badminton World Federation (BWF)-sanctioned Superseries Premier championships slated here from June 12 to 18 here. Over 300 players, including top seeded players, from 21 countries and regions have been confirmed to take part in the event, it was announced on Monday. The […]