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Tag: Saina Nehwal

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Saina- Siddharth Tweet Row: Siddharth Apologises, Saina Reacts

Saina- Siddharth Tweet Row: Siddharth Apologises, Saina Reacts

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Actor Siddharth tenders apology to Saina Nehwal for 'rude joke'
Actor Siddharth Tenders Apology To Saina Nehwal For 'Rude Joke'

Siddharth's letter of apology comes in the wake of the National Commission of Women taking suo motu cognisance of the actor's tweet in response to the badminton star.

Siddharth Vs Saina Twitter Spat: NCW Seeks Action Against Actor For 'Lewd' Tweet On Badminton Star

Siddharth Vs Saina Twitter Spat: NCW Seeks Action Against Actor For 'Lewd' Tweet On Badminton Star

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Saina Nehwal Vs Siddharth: Actor's Remark To Badminton Ace's Tweet Over PM Modi's Security Breach Dr
Saina Nehwal Vs Siddharth: Actor's Remark To Badminton Ace's Tweet Over PM Modi's Security Breach Draws Flak

Reacting to Modi's security breach during his visit to Punjab, Saina had tweeted, "No nation can claim itself to be safe if the security of its own PM gets compromised. I condemn, in the strongest words possible, the cowardly attack on PM Modi by anrachists."

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Injury-Plagued Saina Pulls Out Of World Championships, Expects To Resume Training Mid-December

Returning to action at the Thomas and Uber Cup Final in Aarhus, Denmark in October, Saina had to retire midway in the round-robin match against Spain's Clara Azurmendi due to a groin niggle.

Saina Nehwal Retires After Injury, Indian Women Beat Spain 3-2 in Uber Cup Final Opener
Saina Nehwal Retires After Injury, Indian Women Beat Spain 3-2 in Uber Cup Final Opener

Commonwealth Games bronze medallists N Sikki Reddy and Ashwini Ponnappa, however, could not get past world No. 122 pair of Azurmendi and Corrales, losing 18-21 21-14 17-21 in the second women's doubles match.

Parineeti Chopra Reveals Her Secret
Parineeti Chopra Reveals Her Secret

Mumbai: Bollywood actress Parineeti Chopra is gearing up her upcoming movie Saina- the biopic of ace badminton player, Saina Nehwal. Even, the actress is quite busy with Sandeep Aur Pinky Faraar, starring Arjun Kapoor in the lead. But, do you know what the actress does when she is left alone in the vanity van? The […]

Saina Nehwal, HS Prannoy Test Positive For Coronavirus, Withdraw From Thailand Open

Bangkok: Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal and HS Prannoy have withdrawn from the Thailand Open after testing positive for coronavirus. “Two Indian players, Saina Nehwal and HS Prannoy, have tested positive for Covid-19. Both players have withdrawn from the tournament and have been isolated in a hospital for a minimum of 10 days,” the Badminton Association […]

Pregnant Elephant Death In Kerala: Sports Fraternity React To Barbaric Incident

Mumbai: A 15-year-old pregnant elephant fell victim to an inhumane act after a pineapple filled with powerful firecrackers offered by a man exploded in her mouth. This inhumane incident has drawn a lot of attention within the sports community. Sportspersons from all around the world are taking to social media platforms to voice their anger […]

Extend Olympic qualification period in view of cancellation of events due to coronavirus: Saina

New Delhi: Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal and Parupalli Kashyap feel that the BWF should extend the Olympic qualification period in view of the novel coronavirus outbreak wrecking havoc on the qualifying events for the Tokyo Games. Concerns over the rapid spread of the deadly virus had forced the postponement of the four Olympic qualifying events […]

Badminton Ace Saina Nehwal Joins BJP, Says Want To Contribute To India

New Delhi: Badminton star Saina Nehwal took the political plunge on Wednesday by joining the ruling BJP. Nehwal, who was honoured with India’s highest award for sporting excellence – the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award – joined the saffron party in the presence of BJP General Secretary Arun Singh. Soon after joining, she said, “It’s […]

PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal Ousted; India's Campaign Ends In Malaysia Masters

Kuala Lumpur: Olympic medal-winning Indian shuttlers P V Sindhu and Saina Nehwal crashed out of the Malaysia Masters after being outplayed by familiar foes in the quarterfinals, ending the country’s campaign here on Friday. Reigning world champion Sindhu, who took the court first on Friday, was knocked out of the Super 500 badminton tournament by […]

Saina Nehwal Enters Malaysia Masters Quarters, To Face Marin

Kuala Lumpur: Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal on Thursday came out with a spectacular performance as she defeated South Korea’s An Se Young in her second-round clash of the ongoing Malaysia Masters. The London Olympics bronze medallist defeated eight-seed Young 25-23, 21-12 in a match that lasted for 39 minutes to make it to the […]

Malaysia Masters: Saina, Sindhu, Prannoy Through To 2nd Round; Srikanth Bows Out

Kuala Lumpur: H S Prannoy stunned world number 10 Kanta Tsuneyama while ace Indian women shuttlers PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal also sailed into the second round of the Malaysia Masters, here on Wednesday. Prannoy, ranked 26th in the world, took 34 minutes to send Tsuneyama packing with a 21-9 21-17 win in the first […]

Hong Kong Open: Saina Suffers 1st Round Exit Again

Hong Kong: The dismal run is not yet over for ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal, who has now crashed out of the ongoing Hong Kong Open after suffering a crushing straight-games defeat to China’s Cai Yan Yan in her first-round contest on Wednesday. Currently ranked 9 in the world rankings, Saina has now lost five […]

Kidambi Srikanth Pulls Out Of China Open

Fuzhou (China): Ace India shuttler Kidambi Srikanth will give the upcoming China Open a miss though other top Indian shuttlers, including as P.V. Sindhu and Saina Nehwal, will be aiming for glory when they begin their campaign at the $700,000 event beginning here on Tuesday. Former World No. 1 Srikanth was slated to take on […]

French Open: Sindhu Out; Satwik-Chirag Enter Semis

Paris: Ace Indian women shuttler P.V. Sindhu bowed out of the ongoing French Open badminton tournament after losing her quarter-final match. Newly crowned World Champion Sindhu lost to World No. 1 Tai Tzu Ying 21-16, 24-26, 21-17 in an intense last-eight match which lasted for 75 minutes on Friday night. It was a fierce battle […]

French Open: Saina knocked out by Korean teenage star Young

Paris: Saina Nehwal’s campaign at the 2019 French Open came to an end on Friday. She was beaten by South Korean teenager An Se Young in a hard-fought two-game match that lasted 49 minutes. Young thus continues her impressive run having beaten reigning world champion P.V. Sindhu in the first round of the Denmark Open […]

Saina appeals to Jaishankar to solve visa issues

New Delhi: Ace shuttler Saina Nehwal has appealed to External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar, seeking his help in processing her and her trainer’s visa a week ahead of the Denmark Open. Saina wrote in a tweet tagging Jaishankar that she is yet to get her visa processed for the tournament which will be played in […]

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 […]

Parupalli Kashyap Advances To Korea Open Quarters

Incheon (S.Korea): Indian shuttler Parupalli Kashyap on Thursday advanced to the quarter-finals of the ongoing Korea Open badminton tournament after registering a hard-fought win over Malaysia’s Liew Daren. Kashyap, who is the only Indian left in the fray, defeated Daren 21-17, 11-21, 21-12 in a match that lasted almost an hour. The 33-year-old will now […]

Korea Open: Sindhu, Saina Crash Out, Kashyap Advances

Incheon: World champion and ace India shuttler PV Sindhu crashed out in the first round of the Korea Open while Saina Nehwal was forced to retire here on Wednesday. In the men’s singles, B. Sai Praneeth made an early exit from the tournament while Parupalli Kashyap was the lone Indian to survive in the competition. […]

China Open: Sindhu, Sai Praneeth Through To 2nd Round

Changzhou (China): P.V. Sindhu on Wednesday cruised to the second round of the 2019 China Open with a straight-game win over Chinese Olympic gold medallist Li Xuerui. In a match that lasted 34 minutes, Sindhu beat Li Xuerui 21-18, 21-12 to reach the second round where she will face either Thailand’s Pompawee Chonchuwong or Canada’s […]

Saina Nehwal Crashes Out Of China Open

Changzhou (China): Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal was knocked out of the ongoing China Open World Tour Super 1000 tournament on Wednesday after suffering a crushing defeat to Thailand’s Busanan Ongbamrungphan in the opening round. The eight-seeded Indian lost 10-21, 17-21 to World No. 8 in just 44 minutes at the Olympic Sports Center Xincheng […]

BFI Should Do Away With Selection Trials: Mary Kom

New Delhi: Veteran boxer Mary Kom on Wednesday indicated that the system of boxers having to go through trials ahead of big tournaments needs to be relooked at. Earlier, it had emerged that the Boxing Federation of India (BFI) cancelled trials in Mary Kom’s 51kg category for the World Boxing Championships and had sent her […]