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Sindhu and other Indian shuttlers look for better show at Thailand Open

PTI
PUBLISHED ON JAN 18, 2021 03:23 PM IST
The Indian players seemed to struggle with their fitness as none of them could cross the second round at the Yonex Thailand Open, the first event of the Asia leg here.
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Saina Nehwal(REUTERS)
Saina Nehwal(REUTERS)

Campaign ends early for Indians in Thailand Open

PUBLISHED ON JAN 14, 2021 10:38 PM IST
Unable to sustain play at the elite level, some retired with injury while the others faded away in the face of world class competition, leaving a lot of catching up to do in the build-up to the Tokyo Olympics.
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File photo of Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal(REUTERS)
File photo of Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal(REUTERS)

Thailand Open: Saina crashes out after losing to Thailand's Busanan in 2nd round

PTI
UPDATED ON JAN 14, 2021 04:29 PM IST
In a battle of attrition, Saina managed to grab the opening game but ran out of steam in the end, losing 23-21 14-21 16-21 in a match that clocked 68 minutes.
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File photo of Kidambi Srikanth(Getty Images)
File photo of Kidambi Srikanth(Getty Images)

Kidambi Srikanth pulls out of Thailand Open

ANI
UPDATED ON JAN 14, 2021 04:20 PM IST
Kidambi was slated to lock horns against Malaysia's Lee Zii Jia in the second round, but with the Indian shuttler pulling out, Jia has progressed ahead into the tournament.
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Saina Nehwal.(REUTERS)
Saina Nehwal.(REUTERS)

Positive tests but Nehwal, Prannoy cleared

UPDATED ON JAN 12, 2021 09:42 PM IST
Nehwal and husband Parupalli Kashyap, who was also forced to isolate in the hotel as a precautionary measure, had to give first-round walkovers which have now been rescheduled for Wednesday by Badminton World Federation (BWF).
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Saina Nehwal in action.(Getty Images)
Saina Nehwal in action.(Getty Images)

'Didn't receive Covid test report, just been told it's positive', says Saina

By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON JAN 12, 2021 01:36 PM IST
Nehwal took to Twitter and wrote that rules state that the report should come in by five hours, but this was not the procedure followed in her case.
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File photo of Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal(REUTERS)
File photo of Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal(REUTERS)

Saina, Prannoy withdraw after testing COVID positive

PTI
PUBLISHED ON JAN 12, 2021 01:03 PM IST
Saina and Prannoy had recovered from COVID-19 last month and along with the Indian team were looking to participate in the Asia leg events comprising the Thailand Open (January 12-17), TOYOTA Thailand Open (January 19-24) and the HSBC BWF World Tour Finals 2020 (January 27-31).
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Photo of Indian badminton player PV Sindhu.(Twitter)
Photo of Indian badminton player PV Sindhu.(Twitter)

India shuttlers look to shake off pandemic blues

UPDATED ON JAN 11, 2021 10:31 PM IST
  • PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth are among players who will feature in the three-leg Asia Series.
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File photo of PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal.(Getty Images)
File photo of PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal.(Getty Images)

Olympic hopefuls Sindhu, Saina eye good outing on return to action in Thailand

PTI
PUBLISHED ON JAN 11, 2021 06:11 PM IST
While Olympic silver-medallist Sindhu has been training in London for the last two months and would be keen to quickly find her rhythm, Saina was down with COVID-19 and has recently recovered from the dreaded disease.
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Representational image.(Getty Images)

Indian team to start training, get access to physio after all 824 participants clear COVID-19 test

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 06, 2021 04:46 PM IST
The Asia leg in Bangkok consists of two Super 1000 events -- Yonex Thailand Open (January 12-17) and Toyota Thailand Open (January 19-24) followed by the USD 1,500,000 HSBC BWF World Tour Finals (January 27-31).
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File photo of Saina Nehwal of India.(Getty Images)
File photo of Saina Nehwal of India.(Getty Images)

Practice allowed for one hour, no access to physios and trainers: Saina tells BWF

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 05, 2021 08:23 PM IST
In a series of tweets, Olympic bronze-medallist Saina expressed her displeasure at the restrictions imposed by BWF as part of its COVID-19 protocols for the bio-security bubble.
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Photo of Indian badminton player PV Sindhu(Twitter)
Photo of Indian badminton player PV Sindhu(Twitter)

Saina and Co. leave for Thailand, Sindhu to fly from London

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 03, 2021 05:33 PM IST
Olympic silver medallist P V Sindhu is set to fly out of London on Sunday to play her first tournament since the coronavirus-induced break. She will reach Bangkok via Doha.
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PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal(Getty Images)
PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal(Getty Images)

Sindhu gets favourable draw, tough outing for Saina as international competition returns in Thailand

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 30, 2020 05:12 PM IST
Sindhu and Saina didn’t participate in Denmark Open Super 750 and SaarLorLux Super 100 -- the only two events which could be conducted since BWF was forced to suspend the calender after the completion of the All England Championships in March.
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File photo of PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal.(Getty Images)
File photo of PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal.(Getty Images)

BAI names full-strength squad; Sindhu, Saina to compete for first time since virus break

By Press Trust of India | Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON DEC 21, 2020 01:27 PM IST
With Olympic qualifications in mind, the Badminton Association of India (BAI) on Monday announced a strong eight-member squad to participate in the three upcoming tournaments, scheduled in January.
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India shuttler Saina Nehwal in action.(Getty Images)
India shuttler Saina Nehwal in action.(Getty Images)

I’m definitely in race for Tokyo Olympics: Saina Nehwal

By Press Trust of India | Kolkata
UPDATED ON NOV 29, 2020 07:55 AM IST
Saina Nehwal has recently struggled with niggles and is likely to return to action in next year’s Asian Tour.
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Chiranjeevi has been busy with his film, Acharya.
Chiranjeevi has been busy with his film, Acharya.

Chiranjeevi shoots for Samantha Akkineni’s talk show Sam Jam, see pics from sets

By Karthik Kumar | Hindustan Times, Chennai
UPDATED ON NOV 19, 2020 03:07 PM IST
Chiranjeevi will grace the talk show called Sam Jam, hosted by actor Samantha Akkineni. Pictures from the show are out and have gone viral.
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Parineeti Chopra reacted to her pictures appearing on cracker boxes.
Parineeti Chopra reacted to her pictures appearing on cracker boxes.

Parineeti Chopra reacts after fan teases her about endorsing crackers, shares her pic on a patakha box

By HT Entertainment Desk | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 14, 2020 11:02 AM IST
Parineeti Chopra has reacted to a fan who shared a picture of a Diwali cracker with her picture on the box. She has asked her fans not to burst crackers this Diwali.
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India's Saina Nehwal against Tai Tzu Ying of Chinese Taipei.(REUTERS)
India's Saina Nehwal against Tai Tzu Ying of Chinese Taipei.(REUTERS)

I will start the season from January with the Asian Tour: Saina Nehwal

By Press Trust of India | Hyderabad
UPDATED ON OCT 06, 2020 02:57 PM IST
The husband-wife duo had earlier sent their entries for the USD 750,000 tournament and also submitted their consent letter to the Badminton Association of India (BAI) last month for the same.
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Badminton player Saina Nehwal with her husband and shuttler P. Kashyap before her quarterfinal match at the 83rd Senior National Badminton Championship in Guwahati, Thursday.(PTI)
Badminton player Saina Nehwal with her husband and shuttler P. Kashyap before her quarterfinal match at the 83rd Senior National Badminton Championship in Guwahati, Thursday.(PTI)

Saina Nehwal and Parupalli Kashyap pull out of Denmark Open

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 06, 2020 02:42 PM IST
The BWF World Tour was shut down following the completion of the All England Championships in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Representational image.(Getty Images)

Mixed reactions in India to Thomas, Uber Cups deferred

By Sandip Sikdar | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 16, 2020 07:13 AM IST
Subhankar Dey and national selector U Vimal Kumar criticised the decision but HS Prannoy, Saina Nehwal and Chirag Shetty said BWF were right in rescheduling after a number of countries, including powerhouses Indonesia and South Korea, had pulled out due to Covid-19.
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Saina Nehwal in action.(Getty Images)
Saina Nehwal in action.(Getty Images)

Saina Nehwal raises concerns over Thomas and Uber Cup

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 13, 2020 06:21 PM IST
Saina Nehwal tweeted her apprehensions following the withdrawal of seven countries from the tournament due to the rising Covid-19 cases across the globe.
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File image of Indian badminton players Satwiksairaj Rankireddy [L] and Chirag Shetty.(PTI Image)
File image of Indian badminton players Satwiksairaj Rankireddy [L] and Chirag Shetty.(PTI Image)

Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy pull out of Thomas and Uber Cup

By Sandip Sikdar | New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 07, 2020 09:11 AM IST
Top doubles specialists Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy have pulled out of the Thomas and Uber Cup.
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India's Saina Nehwal(REUTERS)
India's Saina Nehwal(REUTERS)

Top shuttlers to resume training from Monday in Hyderabad, SAI clears national camp

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 06, 2020 09:39 PM IST
The camp, to continue till September 27, is being organised to help 26 players prepare for the Thomas and Uber Cup tournaments, beginning in Aarhus, Denmark from October 3.
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India's Saina Nehwal(REUTERS)
India's Saina Nehwal(REUTERS)

Saina begins training but will join camp at SAI centre after couple of weeks

By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON AUG 09, 2020 04:32 PM IST
Saina, has, for the time being, decided to train with shuttler husband Parupalli Kashyap and 2014 Commonwealth Games bronze medallist RMV Gurusaidutt at a different centre near the Gopichand academy.
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PV Sindhu in action.(Getty Images)
PV Sindhu in action.(Getty Images)

PV Sindhu ends long wait, resumes training at Pullela Gopichand academy

By Sandip Sikdar | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON AUG 07, 2020 07:19 PM IST
India’s elite badminton players began practice sessions on Friday after over four months, due to the Covid-19 crisis.
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File image of Pullela Gopichand.(Getty Images)
File image of Pullela Gopichand.(Getty Images)

Badminton is the most flourishing sport in India: Gopichand

By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON JUL 19, 2020 09:21 PM IST
Gopichand said when he started coaching in 2004 with 25 trainees, including Sindhu, Saina and Kidambi Srikkanth in Hyderabad, nobody thought India would produce such world class players.
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Virat Kohli angry with death of pregnant elephant.(AP/Facebook)
Virat Kohli angry with death of pregnant elephant.(AP/Facebook)

‘Only a monster can do this’: Virat Kohli, Sunil Chhetri, Saina Nehwal speak out on death of pregnant elephant

By Indo Asian News Service | Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON JUN 03, 2020 11:33 PM IST
The brutal incident of animal abuse took place in Kerala’s Palakkad district, which resulted in the death of the elephant while standing in the river.
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Sania Mirza of India plays a forehand shot.(Getty Images)
Sania Mirza of India plays a forehand shot.(Getty Images)

India has learnt to accept female athletes but still a long way to go: Sania Mirza

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 06, 2020 06:43 PM IST
Olympic medal-winning shuttlers P V Sindhu and Saina Nehwal, six-time world champion boxer M C Mary Kom, Asian Games champion wrestler Vinesh Phogat, and former world champion weightlifter Mirabai Chanu are among the lot making waves globally consistently.
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Sania Mirza poses with friend Parineeti Chopra.
Sania Mirza poses with friend Parineeti Chopra.

Sania Mirza says BFF Parineeti Chopra can’t do her biopic because she’s playing Saina Nehwal, lists four replacements

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON MAR 27, 2020 07:52 AM IST
Sania Mirza has said that her friend Parineeti Chopra can’t play her in a biopic anymore because the actor is doing the Saina Nehwal film instead.
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