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.
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.
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.
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.
Updated on Sep 01, 2022 07:27 PM IST
HT Correspondent, 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.
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.
Updated on Aug 27, 2022 06:57 PM IST
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.
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
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.
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
Published on Aug 25, 2022 09:50 PM IST
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.
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.
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
Published on Aug 24, 2022 10:45 PM IST
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
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.
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.
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
Published on Aug 23, 2022 08:59 PM IST
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.
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.
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
Updated on Aug 22, 2022 11:12 PM IST
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.
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.
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.
Published on Aug 20, 2022 10:16 PM IST
After CWG first, shuttler duo eyes world medal
Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy look back at Birmingham and ahead to Tokyo.
Published on Aug 19, 2022 10:23 PM IST
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
Published on Aug 16, 2022 09:08 PM IST
HT Correspondent, 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
Published on Aug 15, 2022 11:13 PM IST
Ashish Magotra, 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
Updated on Aug 13, 2022 09:59 PM IST
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.
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.
Published on Jul 25, 2022 09:04 PM IST
#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”
Published on Jul 24, 2022 10:06 AM IST
Naina Arora, New Delhi