Shuttler Lakshya Sen clinched India's 20th gold medal in the 2022 Commonwealth Games after beating Malaysia's Tze Yong NG 19-21, 21-9 and 21-16 in the men's singles final on Monday.
Bhubaneswar/Jakarta: Odia shuttler Pramod Bhagat today won gold medal in men’s singles badminton event during the 2018 Asian Para Games in Indonesia’s capital Jakarta. He clinched the medal after defeating Rukaendi Ukun of Indonesia in 21-19, 15-21, 21-14 sets. Despite Ukun giving a tough fight to Bhagat, the latter managed to win the first set. […]
Odense (Denmark): Shuttler PV Sindhu crashed out of the Denmark Open World Superseries Premier after losing to China’s Chen Yufei in the opening round match. Sidhu lost to the unseeded China player in 17-21, 21-23 in 47 minutes on Wednesday. She started the first game on a steady note but towards the end the Chinese […]
Kowloon (Hong Kong): Shuttler Kidambi Srikanth defeated his compatriot H.S Prannoy in an all-Indian men’s singles clash to enter the quarter-finals while P.V. Sindhu lost the women’s singles tie to crash out of the Hong Kong open tournament on Thursday. In a marathon match of an hour and seven minutes, the fourth seed Srikanth edged […]
Odense (Denmark): Star Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal crashed out of the Denmark Open as she lost to World No. 1 Tai Tzu Ying in the quarter-final match here on Friday. The 28-year-old Hyderabadi shuttler lost to her opponent in straight games 20-22, 11-21 in just 36 minutes. Saina’s poor run against Ying continued as she […]
Odense: Kidambi Srikanth thrashed Hans-Kristian Solberg Vittinghus of Denmark in the opening round to advance in the Denmark Open here late on Tuesday night. Srikanth defeated Vittinghus 21-16, 21-10 in a match which lasted 35 minutes. India’s campaign in men’s doubles and mixed doubles ended as the men’s pair of Manu Attri and Sumeeth Reddy […]
Jakarta: Indian star shuttler P.V. Sindhu had to settle for a historic silver after going down in straight games in the women’s singles final at the 18th Asian Games here on Tuesday. Third seed Sindhu was no match for World No.1 Tai Tzu-ying of Taiwan and was outclassed 21-13, 21-16 in just 34 minutes. The […]
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.
Hong Kong: Indian shuttler PV Sindhu defeated Akane Yamaguchi of Japan to enter the semi-final of the Hong Kong Open Superseries on Friday. Second seed Sindhu outplayed the fifth seed Japanese shuttler 21-12, 21-19 in a match which lasted 37 minutes.
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 […]
New Delhi: Rio Olympics silver medallist shuttler PV Sindhu on Saturday slammed private carrier IndiGo, saying a staffer “behaved very badly and rudely” with her when she boarded a Hyderabad-Mumbai flight. Sindhu took to Twitter, describing the incident as “a very bad experience” after a staffer named Ajeetesh objected to her carrying her kit-bag which […]
Paris: Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth defeated Japan’s Kenta Nishimoto in straight games to win men’s singles title at the French Open Superseries here on Sunday. Srikanth dominated from the start to carve out a 21-14, 21-13 win in 34 minutes. Sunday’s win helped the eighth seeded Indian to improve his head-to-head statistics against the unseeded […]
Kolkata: An 18-year-old shuttler collapsed and died while practising at the Sports Authority of India (SAI) complex here, officials said on Sunday. The body of Niharendu Mallick has been sent to hospital for autopsy, his coach M.M. Samantray said. While practising with three others, Niharendu collapsed on Saturday and was rushed to a private hospital […]
Gold Coast (Australia): Star shuttler P V Sindhu’s win was the only bright spot on a dismal day as India suffered a 1-4 loss to Denmark in their opening match of the Sudirman Cup mixed team championship here. Up against two-time runners-up Denmark, India came a cropper after they lost the first three ties — […]