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Saina-Nehwal CWG 2018
CWG 2018: Gold for Saina in women's singles title; Sindhu bags silver

Gold Coast (Australia): Indian star Saina Nehwal defeated compatriot P.V. Sindhu by straight games to win the women’s singles title in the badminton competition at the 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG) here on Sunday. Saina displayed some superb form to clinch a 21-18, 23-21 victory in the final. Saina was fired up and played with power […]

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CWG 2018: What's haunting the Indian Contingent in Gold Coast?

Bhubaneswar/Gold Coast: The Indian contingent enthusiastically hoisted the Tricolour at the Games Village in Gold Coast, Australia prior to the prestigious Commonwealth Games which is all set to begin from tomorrow. The Indian contingent is eagerly waiting to make a mark in the games while the sports enthusiasts of the country are looking forward to […]

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Saina loses in Indonesia Masters final

Jakarta: 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, 21-13.

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Saina beats Sindhu to reach Indonesia Masters semis

Jakarta: Veteran Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal got the better of compatriot P.V. Sindhu in straight games to enter the semi-finals of $350,000 Indonesia Masters World Tour Super 500 here on Friday. Saina, the 2012 Olympic bronze medallist, moved past 2016 Olympic runner-up and second seed Sindhu 21-13, 21-19 in 37 minutes in a quarter-final. With […]

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Saina to face Sindhu in Indonesia Masters quarter-finals

Jakarta: Star Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu will face each other in an all Indian quarter-final after registering victories in their respective preliminary matches at the $350,000 Indonesia Masters here on Thursday. Saina, who returned from an ankle injury, overcame World No.20 Chinese Chen Xiaoxin 21-12, 21-18 in 37 minutes, while Sindhu defeated […]

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I don’t put pressure on the players: Badminton Legend P Gopichand

Bhubaneswar: From being an international player to producing international players. From winning Arjuna Award to being conferred with Dronacharya Award. Padma Bhushan Pullela Gopichand has come a long way and his contribution towards Indian badminton is unparalleled. P Gopichand was in Bhubaneswar on Sunday to attend the 25th Ekalabya Puraskar instituted by IMPaCT. Odishatv.in caught […]

Saina, Carolina hit out at cramped BWF calendar

New Delhi: Spanish badminton star Carolina Marin is on the same page with India’s Saina Nehwal, who hit out at the cramped schedule of the Badminton World Federation today. Addressing mediapersons at the launch of the third edition of the Premier Badminton League (PBL), Saina advocated for a five-week Grand Slam tournament like tennis instead […]

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Sindhu, Saina, Prannoy advance at Hong Kong Open

Hong Kong: Indian shuttlers PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal and HS 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 Leung Yuet […]

Shraddha felt 'at home' in Hyderabad

Mumbai: Actress Shraddha Kapoor has wrapped the first schedule of Prabhas-starrer “Saaho” in Hyderabad with “bittersweet feelings”. Shraddha tweeted on Tuesday: “First schedule wrap on ‘Saaho’. Bittersweet feelings.Have had an amazing time shooting with a fabulous team. Felt so at home in Hyderabad.” “Saaho” is being made in Telugu, Tamil and Hindi. During her shoot […]

Ayushmann, Saina Nehwal enjoy 'crazy live fun'

Mumbai: Actor Ayushmann Khurrana and badminton ace Saina Nehwal say they had a lot of fun while shooting together for the unique live game show “Aunty Boli Lagao Boli”, hosted by Archana Puran Singh. “‘Aunty Boli Lagao Boli’ with Saina and Archana ma’am. Thank you Raj Kundra paaji and Shilpa Shettyji. It was crazy live fun,” […]

Sindhu, Saina crash out; Srikanth, Prannoy advance in Japan Open

Tokyo: India’s campaign in the women’s singles category of the $325,000 Japan Open Superseries ended after P.V. Sindhu and Saina Nehwal lost in straight games to local favourite Nozomi Okuhara and Spain’s Carolina Marin, in their respective matches here on Thursday. However, there was good news from the men’s singles with Kidambi Srikanth and H.S. […]

Shraddha Kapoor trains with Saina Nehwal for biopic

Mumbai: Shraddha Kapoor has started training for her role in the Saina Nehwal biopic with the ace badminton player. Saina posted a picture with Shraddha, who joined her and coach Pullela Gopichand for a training session today. “Today’s badminton practice session … Gopi sir , @ShraddhaKapoor and me #Biopic” Saina captioned the photo. “Saina” will […]

Saina shifts training base to Gopichand academy

Hyderabad: India’s star shuttler Saina Nehwal on Monday confirmed that she will shift her training base to Gopichand academy here after earning a bronze medal in the recently concluded World Badminton Championships having trained under coach U. Vimal Kumar in Bengaluru. “For a while I’ve been thinking about moving my training base back to the Gopichand […]

Sindhu enters final, Saina bows out of Badminton Worlds

Glasgow: India had a mixed day at the World Badminton Championships, with 2016 Olympic silver medallist P.V. Sindhu entering the final, while Saina Nehwal lost in the women’s singles semi-finals here on Saturday. Fourth seed Sindhu crushed Chinese ninth seed Chen Yufei of China 21-13, 21-10 in 48 minutes in a superlative display to set-up […]

Saina out of Badminton Worlds

Glasgow: India’s 2012 Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal lost her singles semi-final against Japanese seventh seed Nozomi Okuhara as she settled for a bronze medal at the World Badminton Championships here on Saturday. Saina, the 12th seed, lost 21-12, 17-21, 10-21 in an hour and 14 minutes to the 2016 Olympic bronze medallist, who became the […]

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