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Injured PV Sindhu to attend opening ceremony of National Games

Published on Sep 25, 2022 06:27 PM IST

PV Sindhu is on the path to recovery after sustaining an ankle injury during the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham and is going to be here in person in Gujarat for the Opening Ceremony on September 29 and other mega sports stars.

PV SIndhu will attend the National Games opening ceremony.(PTI)
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BAI announces cash rewards for CWG, World Championship medallists

The Indian contingent came home with its best ever showing from the Birmingham Commonwealth Games, bagging three gold, one silver and two bronze medals while the Indian men’s shuttlers fetched three medals at the World Championships in 2021 and 2022 respectively.

PV Sindhu of India(AP)
Published on Sep 06, 2022 03:54 PM IST
PTI | , New Delhi

HS Prannoy loses in Japan Open quarterfinals after valiant effort

The 30-year-old Indian played out of his skin and saved three match points, only to endure the agony of losing it in the end, as Chou emerged victorious 21-17 15-21 22-20 in a pulsating contest that lasted an hour and 20 minutes.

India's HS Prannoy(AP)
Published on Sep 02, 2022 11:31 AM IST

Prannoy upsets former world champion Loh Kean Yew, in Japan Open last eight

HS Prannoy will next face Chinese Taipei's Chou Tien Chen, who won the bronze medal at the world championships last week, in the quarterfinal.

Indian shuttler HS Prannoy(Twitter/PRANNOYHSPRI)
Updated on Sep 01, 2022 07:27 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Srikanth wins, Lakshya exits from Japan Open

The 21-year-old from Almora, a 2021 world championships bronze medallist, went down 21-18 14-21 13-21 to world number 21 Nishimoto in a men's singles match that lasted an hour and six minutes.

Lakshya Sen of India(AP)
Updated on Aug 31, 2022 11:50 AM IST

Satwik-Chirag pair goes down fighting in epic encounter

Despite their loss, Satwik and Chirag will return with a men’s doubles bronze—a first for India and the country’s only second doubles medal after Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa claimed a women’s doubles bronze in 2011.

Malaysia's Aaron Chia, center, and Soh Wooi Yik, right, are congratulated by Satwiksairaj Rankireddy, left, and Chirag Shetty, center, of India after their men's doubles semifinal in the BWF World Championships in Tokyo.(AP)
Updated on Aug 27, 2022 06:57 PM IST
By, New Delhi

BWF C’ships Semi-Final Highlights: India's Chirag-Satwik clinch historic bronze

BWF World Championship 2022 Highlights: India's Chirag Shetty-Satwiksairaj Rankireddy had to settle for bronze after losing to Malaysia’s Aaron Chia-Soh Wooi Yik. Follow Chirag Shetty-Satwiksairaj Rankireddy Vs Aaron Chia-Soh Wooi Yik, Badminton World Championships Semi-Final Match Highlights.

BWF World Championships Highlights: Chirag Shetty (R) and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy (L) of India play a shot against Aaron Chia and Soh Wooi Yik of Malaysia.(AFP)
Updated on Aug 27, 2022 10:13 AM IST

History makers: Another first for Satwik-Chirag

The duo became the first Indian men’s doubles pair to reach the semi-finals of the World Championships

The trailblazing duo, who already have multiple ‘firsts’ in their name, added another on Friday as they became the first Indian men’s doubles pair to be assured of a medal at the World Championships by reaching the semis(AP)
Published on Aug 27, 2022 12:39 AM IST

Satwik-Chirag assure India's first men's doubles medal at BWF World C'ships

It was India's second World Championships medal in doubles with Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa claiming the first way back in 2011 in the women's doubles.

Satwiksairaj Rankireddy (L) and Chirag Shetty(AP)
Published on Aug 26, 2022 10:13 AM IST

The best man won: HS Prannoy ends Lakshya Sen's run

Lakshya Sen started better but it was more experienced HS Prannoy who came out top to enter the last 8

HS Prannoy plays a return against Lakshya Sen at the BWF World Championships in Tokyo(AP)
Published on Aug 25, 2022 09:50 PM IST
By, New Delhi

World C'ships: Prannoy beats Lakshya to enter quarters, Saina Nehwal bows out

H S Prannoy staged a spirited comeback to beat compatriot and CWG champion Lakshya Sen to enter the singles quarterfinals at the ongoing World Championships in Tokyo.

Saina Nehwal(AP)
Updated on Aug 25, 2022 06:34 PM IST

BWF World Championships: Kapila-Arjun cruise into men's doubles quarterfinals

The unseeded Indian duo had to toil hard for 58 minutes to win its round of 16 clash against the Singaporeans 18-21 21-15 21-16.

M.R. Arjun, left, and Dhruv Kapila of India compete in men's doubles against Kim Astrup and Anders Skaarup Rasmussen of Denmark in the BWF World Championships.(AP)
Published on Aug 25, 2022 11:58 AM IST

World Championships: Dhruv Kapila, MR Arjun scale a new high

The world No 35 pair, who were part of India’s victorious Thomas Cup campaign, beat the eighth seeds Kim Astrup and Anders Skaarup Rasmussen

MR Arjun (left) and Dhruv Kapila compete in the BWF World Championships in Tokyo(AP)
Published on Aug 24, 2022 10:45 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Giant-killer Prannoy upsets Momota, Lakshya next

After seven losses in as many meetings against the Japanese second seed, the world no 18 finally emerged triumphant

India's Prannoy H.S. reacts after a point against Japan's Kento Momota during their men's singles match on day three of the Badminton World Championships in Tokyo.(AFP)
Published on Aug 24, 2022 10:15 PM IST

World Championships: Lakshya Sen, HS Prannoy advance to pre-quarters

HS Prannoy rose above expectations to shut the door on crowd favourite and two-time former world champion Kento Momota 21-17 21-16 in a second round tie.

Lakshya Sen(AP)
Updated on Aug 24, 2022 06:58 PM IST

BWF World Championships: Ponnappa-Sikki crash out of competition in round-of-32

In another women's doubles match on court 3, the Indians faced disappointment once again as duo of Pooja Santosh and Sanjana Dandu succumbed to a defeat to the South Korean duo of Lee So-hee and Shin Seung Chan.

Ashwini Ponnappa of India, with Reddy N. Sikki, plays a return during a badminton game of the women's doubles against Chen Qing Chen and Jia Yi Fan of China in the BWF World Championships.(AP)
Published on Aug 24, 2022 11:35 AM IST

Rejuvenated Saina finds her rhythm

The Indian star showed enough glimpses of her glorious past to earn a significant 21-19, 21-9 victory over Hong Kong’s Cheung Ngan Yi

Saina Nehwal of India plays a return during a badminton game of the women's singles against Cheung Ngan Yi of Hong Kong(AP)
Published on Aug 23, 2022 08:59 PM IST
By, New Delhi

64-year old shuttler becomes oldest player to win match at BWF Worlds

Svetlana, paired with her son Misha Zilberman, entered the annals of sports history with a win over Egyptian World No. 51 pair of Doha Hany and Adham Hatem Elgamal, in the first round of Badminton World Championships 2022.

Svetlana Zilberman(right) paired with her son Misha Zilberman to win in round of 64 at the ongoing Badminton World Championships 2022
Published on Aug 23, 2022 04:24 PM IST

BWF World Championships: Treesa-Gayatri make winning start to campaign

BWF World Championships Badminton: Treesa Jolly and Gayatri Gopichand defeated Malaysia's Low Yeen Yuan and Valeree Siow to progress to the second round in the women's doubles category.

Treesa Jolly and Gayatri Gopichand Pullela compete in a badminton game of the women's doubles against Low Yeen Yuan of Malaysia and Valeree Siow in the BWF World Championships.(AP)
Updated on Aug 23, 2022 10:26 AM IST

Older, wiser, fitter HS Prannoy ready for Kento Momota test

The world no 18 has never beaten the second seed from Japan but he has now started to enjoy the process and not worry about losing

HS Prannoy(AP)
Updated on Aug 22, 2022 11:12 PM IST
By, New Delhi

BWF Worlds: Praneeth losses, Ashwini-Sikki, Tanisha-Ishaan win on day 1

Praneeth, a 2019 bronze medallist, put up a brave effort before going down 15-21 21-15 15-21 to world number 4 Chou Tien Chen of Chinese Taipei in little over an hour.

India's Sai Praneeth B(AP)
Published on Aug 22, 2022 01:02 PM IST

BWF World Championships 2022 Live Streaming: When and Where to watch

BWF World Championships Live Streaming: The biggest names from India, Kidambi Srikanth, Lakshya Sen, Chirag Shetty/Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Saina Nehwal, will be in action in Badminton World Championship 2022.

India's men's doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty, currently ranked World No.7 will be among the top medal contenders in Badminton World Championships 2022.(AP)
Updated on Aug 22, 2022 07:24 AM IST

After a quiet CWG, Ashwini Ponnappa eyes a post-Worlds hiatus

One half of the successful doubles pairing with Jwala Gutta, Ponnappa hasn’t tasted similar highs with Sikki Reddy. She assesses her long career and set for a break after Tokyo.

India's Ashwini Ponnappa, left, and Siki N. Reddy compete(AP)
Published on Aug 20, 2022 10:16 PM IST
By, New Delhi

After CWG first, shuttler duo eyes world medal

Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy look back at Birmingham and ahead to Tokyo.

Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty pose for photograph after winning Gold in men's double Badminton at Commonwealth Games 2022(ANI)
Published on Aug 19, 2022 10:23 PM IST
By, New Delhi

U-19 player misses out on tournament after BAI error

Prathamesh Kulkarni's name was first included among the women's reserves and then not included in the men's category

Image used for representational purpose
Published on Aug 16, 2022 09:08 PM IST
By, Mumbai

The Lakshya Sen project: Where it’s at and where it’s going

"Lakshya may have better ability... not technical ability or footwork. I am talking about the ability to grasp, analyse, learn from situations, improve based on those learnings," says Vimal Kumar, who has mentored him at the Prakash Padukone academy

Lakshya Sen greets fans after the presentation ceremony of the men's singles badminton event at the Commonwealth Games 2022 in Birmingham(PTI)
Published on Aug 15, 2022 11:13 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Sindhu to miss World Championships due to injury

The former world champion sustained a stress fracture during her women’s singles quarter-final against Malaysian sixth seed Goh Jin Wei at the Commonwealth Games

PV Sindhu in action at CWG 2022.(AP)
Updated on Aug 13, 2022 09:59 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Premier Badminton League Season 6 to kick-start from December 17

The league has witnessed participation of world's biggest names in the last five seasons such as Indian stars Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth as well as the Olympic champion Carolina Marin, Viktor Axelsen, Tai Tzu-Ying and Lee Chong Wei among others.

Image used for representational purpose(Getty Images)
Published on Aug 08, 2022 03:16 AM IST
PTI | , New Delhi

‘Been a good year so far but there’s a lot more to come’: PV Sindhu

Peaking right before the Commonwealth Games (CWG), the world No 7 will head to Birmingham with the aim of completing the set of medals at CWG after winning bronze in Glasgow 2014 and silver at Gold Coast 2018.

India's Pusarla V. Sindhu plays a shot (AP)
Published on Jul 25, 2022 09:04 PM IST
By, New Delhi

#CWG2022: Lakshya Sen says music and routines keep him focused

Like his first name, which means goal, shuttler Lakshya Sen is just focusing on his aim — to win medals for India! Prepping for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games (July 28 to August 8), the 20-year-old says his training is “going good” and his target is to “keep improving”

Ace shuttler Lakshya Sen says his aim is to play international badminton for eight to 10 more years, and win many tournaments.
Published on Jul 24, 2022 10:06 AM IST
By, New Delhi
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