• South Asian Games: Ruthvika Shivani shocks P.V Sindhu to win gold

    Mumbai: Wednesday was yet another great day for Indian shuttlers when they dominated the badminton finals at the 12th edition of the South Asian Games, eventually ending with seven gold and five silver medals.Ruthvika Shivani falls to his knees in celebration after her women's singles final victory over P.V Sindhu.(photo: PTI)

    Ruthvika Shivani falls to his knees in celebration after her women's singles final victory over P.V Sindhu.(photo: PTI)

  • India sweeps badminton golds at South Asian Games

    Mumbai: The Indian men and women's teams romped into the finals of South Asian Games badminton team events at the 12th South Asian Games on Monday and walked away with gold medals in both events with a 3-0 victory against Sri Lanka.India clinched gold medal in men's team event at the South Asian Games. (photo: SAF)

    India clinched gold medal in men's team event at the South Asian Games. (photo: SAF)

  • Goh V Shem/Tan Wee Kiong, Kidambi Srikanth enter Syed Modi final

    Lucknow: Unseeded Malaysian men's pair Goh V Shem/Tan Wee Kiong stayed on course for their first title in 2016 after pulling off the biggest upset in the semi-finals of Syed Modi International Badminton Championship by beating top seeds and world number four pair, Mathias Boe/Carsten Mogensen of Denmark 21-16, 21-18 on Saturday.Goh V Shem/Tan Wee Kiong able to beat any men's pair if they show great stability in their games.

    Goh V Shem/Tan Wee Kiong able to beat any men's pair if they show great stability in their games.

  • Goh V Shem/Tan Wee Kiong in Syed Modi semis

    Lucknow: Riding the momentum from an impressive second round win against No. 4 seeds Ko Sung Hyun/Shin Baek Cheol Thursday, Malaysia's top men's doubles pair Goh V Shem/Tan Wee Kiong picked up another convincing win over the No. 6 seeds Vladimir Ivanov/Ivan Sozonov of Russia Friday afternoon , prevailing with 21-16, 21-15 in 33 minutes.Goh V Shem/Tan Wee Kiong face tough task against Mathias Boe/Carsten Mogensen in Syed Modi semis.

    Goh V Shem/Tan Wee Kiong face tough task against Mathias Boe/Carsten Mogensen in Syed Modi semis.

  • Lee Chong Wei vows to return to World No. 1 before Rio

    Kuala Lumpur: After winning his Malaysia Masters title last week, Lee Chong Wei advanced 3 spots to World No. 2 in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings released on Thursday.Lee Chong Wei is an official brand ambassador for XOX mobile. (photo: Bernama)

    Lee Chong Wei is an official brand ambassador for XOX mobile. (photo: Bernama)

  • Iskandar, Zulfadli, Wei Feng in Syed Modi GP 3rd round

    Lucknow: Malaysian shuttlers Iskandar Zulkarnain Zainuddin, Zulfadli Zulkiffli, Chong Wei Feng, and Goh Giap Chin made it through on day one of the main draw of Syed Modi International Badminton tournament on Wednesday.2016 could be a breakthrough for Iskandar Zulkarnain Zainuddin.

    2016 could be a breakthrough for Iskandar Zulkarnain Zainuddin.

  • Lee Chong Wei to play Iskandar Zulkarnain in Malaysia Masters final

    Georgetown: Former world number one and top seed Lee Chong Wei eased past Tommy Sugiarto of Indonesia in straight sets 21-19, 21-15 en route to the Malaysia Masters finals on Saturday. The victory also saw Lee extended his career winning streak against Sugiarto to 14-0.No matter who wins, it's surely encouraging to see Lee Chong Wei plays Iskandar Zulkarnain in the finals.

    No matter who wins, it's surely encouraging to see Lee Chong Wei plays Iskandar Zulkarnain in the finals.

  • Koo Kien Keat/Tan Boon Heong, Rajiv Ouseph lift Delhi Acers over Bengaluru Topguns

    New Delhi: Hosts Delhi Acers notched up their second consecutive victory in two days as they registered a 5-2 win over Bengaluru Topguns at the Siri Fort Stadium on Friday.Ashwini Ponnappa and Lim Khim Wah are key mixed doubles players for Bengaluru Topguns. (photo: PTI)

    Ashwini Ponnappa and Lim Khim Wah are key mixed doubles players for Bengaluru Topguns. (photo: PTI)

  • Saina Nehwal leads Awadhe Warriors past Bengaluru Top Guns 4-1 in Premier Badminton League

    Lucknow: Thai player Tanongsak S of Awadhe Warriors had to bring his A-game after his team fell behind early, before Saina Nehwal led the Warriors to come back from behind to win the tie 4-1 against Bengaluru Top Guns in their Premier Badminton League (PBL) clash on Wednesday.Saina Nehwal plays an important role in Awadhe Warriors' victory on Wednesday. (photo: AFP)

    Saina Nehwal plays an important role in Awadhe Warriors' victory on Wednesday. (photo: AFP)

  • India Premier Badminton League: Lee Chong Wei falls in upset loss to Kidambi Srikanth

    Kuala Lumpur: Former World No. 1 Lee Chong Wei who represented the Hyderabad Hunters lost to World No. 9 Kidambi Srikanth 12-15, 15-6 and 7-15 after making his debut in India's Premier Badminton League.India Premier Badminton League's "Trump Match" rule could be confusing. (photo: PBL)

    India Premier Badminton League's "Trump Match" rule could be confusing. (photo: PBL)

  • BWF Superseries Finals: Saina Nehwal beats Carolina Marin, Chen Long advances

    Dubai: After her loss to Nozomi Okuhara yesterday, World No. 2 Saina Nehwal picked up a win she desperately needed when she outclassed the World No. 1 in an enthralling contest on Thursday.Chen Long is flying high in Dubai. (photo: BWF)

    Chen Long is flying high in Dubai. (photo: BWF)

  • Chen Long, Carolina Marin cruise in BWF Destination Dubai World Superseries Finals openers

    Dubai: First day in the BWF Destination Dubai World Superseries Finals at the Hamdan Sports Complex served up couple of surprises, as some of tournament favorites were defeated on Wednesday.Carolina Marin is going strong at Dubai World Superseries Finals. (photo: GettyImages)

    Carolina Marin is going strong at Dubai World Superseries Finals. (photo: GettyImages)

  • Saina Nehwal & Lee Chong Wei​ fetch USD 100,000 at India's Premier Badminton League auction

    New Delhi: Top stars Saina Nehwal and Lee Chong Wei were the costliest buys, fetching a whopping USD 100,000, while Indian shuttlers P V Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth were bought for USD 95,000 and USD 80,000 respectively at the rechristened Premier badminton League (PBL) players' auction here on Monday.Lee Chong Wei was making USD 135k in the 2013 edition, and now $USD 100k?

    Lee Chong Wei was making USD 135k in the 2013 edition, and now $USD 100k?

  • Tommy Sugiarto beats Kidambi Srikanth in hard-fought Indonesian Masters final

    Malang: Tommy Sugiarto survived a close call in in the Indonesian Masters men's final, needing three sets on Sunday to hold off Indian No. 1 seed Kidambi Srikanth 17-21, 21-13, 24-22 in 59 minutes.Tommy Sugiarto could move up to world's top 10 after his Indonesian Masters victory.

    Tommy Sugiarto could move up to world's top 10 after his Indonesian Masters victory.

  • Tommy Sugiarto sets up Indonesian Masters final against Kidambi Srikanth

    Malang: No. 2 seed Tommy Sugiarto of Indonesia sailed into Indonesian Masters final with a comprehensive 21-18, 21-18 beat down of compatriot Wisnu Yuli Prasetyo in 35 minutes on Saturday. Not only had Sugiarto improved his head-to-head record against Prasetyo to 3-0 after Saturday's victory, the victory could potentially push Sugiarto who currently ranked World No. 12 to world's top 10 before the year end.Wish Tommy Sugiarto best of luck in the Indonesian Masters final.

    Wish Tommy Sugiarto best of luck in the Indonesian Masters final.

  • Jonatan Christie stuns Kidambi Srikanth in Macau Open 1st round

    Macau: 18-year-old Indonesian Jonatan Christie stunned top seed Kidambi Srikanth with a straight-game victory in the first round of the USD 120,000 Macau Open Grand Prix Gold on Tuesday.Is Jonatan Christie the next Taufik Hidayat?

    Is Jonatan Christie the next Taufik Hidayat?

  • Lee Chong Wei eases past Tommy Sugiarto in Hong Kong Open first round

    Hong Kong: Lee Chong Wei charged past his first hurdle in the quest for a fourth Hong Kong Open title at the Hong Kong Coliseum on Wednesday, with the unseeded Malaysian delivering a 21-16, 21-15 victory over No. 8 seed Tommy Sugiarto of Indonesia.Lee Chong Wei's confidence is sky high after his China Open victory last week. (photo: AFP)

    Lee Chong Wei's confidence is sky high after his China Open victory last week. (photo: AFP)

  • P.V. Sindhu, and Kidambi Srikanth to spearhead India's challenge at Korea Open

    Seoul: In the absence of World No.1 Saina Nehwal, two-time World Championship bronze medalist P V Sindhu, World No. 4 Kidambi Srikanth and Commonwealth Games champion Parupalli Kashyap will spearhead India's campaign at the USD 600,000 Korea Super Series starting with the qualifying on Tuesday.P.V Sindhu has the chance to step up for India in the absence of Saina Nehwal.

    P.V Sindhu has the chance to step up for India in the absence of Saina Nehwal.

  • Kidambi Srikanth gets words of encouragement from cricket legend

    New Delhi: Set to be bestowed with the Arjuna award, ace India shuttler Kidambi Srikanth said that the prestigious honour in addition to some encouraging words by legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar has made him hungrier to scale new heights.

    Srikanth, who created a number of records this season and also broke into the top-5, revealed that he was recently told by Tendulkar that he would become number one soon.Kidambi Srikanth is the next breakthrough player to watch out for.

    Kidambi Srikanth is the next breakthrough player to watch out for.

  • P V Sindhu off to winning start at World Championships

    Jakarta: Two-time bronze medallist, P V Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth started their campaign at the world badminton championships with contrasting victories in the women’s and men’s singles competition respectively Jakarta on Tuesday. The 11th seed, Sindhu, who clinched the bronze medal in 2013 and 2014 editions, had to dig deep into her reservoir of talent to outwit Denmark’s Line Kjaersfeldt 11-21 21-17 21-16 in a 50-minute match. The World No. 13 Indian had spent most of the time this season nursing an injury and had been struggling for form.P V Sindhu is the rising star to watch out for in 2015 World Championships.

    P V Sindhu is the rising star to watch out for in 2015 World Championships.

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