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Sindhu creates history, wins World Championships

Basel (Switzerland): P V Sindhu on Sunday became the first Indian to win badminton World Championships gold by beating familiar rival Nozomi Okuhara of Japan in a lop-sided final here on Sunday. The Indian won 21-7 21-7 in the summit clash that lasted just 38 minutes. Two years after being robbed off the gold by […]

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Praneeth settles for bronze after losing to Momota at BWF World Championship

Basel (Switzerland): B Sai Praneeth’s impressive run at the BWF World Championships ended as he succumbed to defending champion Kento Momota in a lop-sided semifinal to settle for bronze here on Saturday. Praneeth’s attacking game couldn’t dent the defence of an in-form Momota as he went down to the Japanese World No. 1 13-21 8-21 […]

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Sindhu storms into third successive finals at BWF World Championships

Basel (Switzerland): India’s P V Sindhu stood one win away from an elusive World Championships gold medal after storming into her third successive final with a straight-game win over All England champion Chen Yu Fei here on Saturday. Sindhu, who had claimed successive silver in the last two editions of the prestigious tournament beside two […]

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Praneeth Becomes First Indian Male Shuttler To Win World Championships Medal In 36 Years

Basel (Switzerland): B Sai Praneeth became the first Indian male shuttler in 36 years to secure a medal in the BWF World Championships after a straight-game victory over Indonesia’s Jonatan Christie propelled him into the semifinals here on Friday. World No. 19 Praneeth, who got the Arjuna Award this year, notched up a 24-22 21-14 […]

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BWF World Championships: Sindhu Stuns World No. 2 Tai Tzu To Storm Into Semis

Basel: PV Sindhu stunned World No. 2 Tai Tzu Ying of Chinese Taipei 12-21, 23-21, 21-19 to storm into the semi-finals of the BWF World Championships in a rip-roaring quarter-final clash on Friday. The ace Indian shuttler came back from losing the first game in 15 minutes to clinch the second one 23-21 in thrilling […]

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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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Sindhu Moves Into Third Round Of BWF World Championships

Basel: Ace shuttler P V Sindhu got off to a winning start in her opening match in the women’s second round of the BWF World Championships here on Wednesday. The two-time silver medallist outwitted Chinese Taipei’s Pai Yu Po 21-14, 21-15 in a contest where she had to work hard for her win. Sindhu, who […]

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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, […]

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