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Friday, May 13, 2022


Thomas Cup

India’s Thomas Cup runneth over as Shetty-Rankireddy, Srikanth, Prannoy win against Malaysia

May 13, 2022 8:13:50 am

Men's team beat Malaysia 3-2 to enter the semifinals; guaranteed of bronze

Srikanth & Co. assure India of at least bronze at Thomas Cup, women lose in Uber Cup quarters

May 13, 2022 12:39:33 am

India is thus assured of at least a bronze at the Thomas Cup. The country has not won a medal at the event since 1979.

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Reality check for Indian shuttlers in Uber Cup Final, team drubbed 0-5 by Korea Bangkok

May 11, 2022 3:00:39 pm

The combo of Shruti Mishra and Simran Singhi was no match to world number two pair of Lee Sohee and Shin Seungchan, going down 13-21 12-21 in 39 minutes.

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Uber Cup Final: India seal quarterfinal berth with 4-1 win over USA

May 10, 2022 12:12:57 pm

PV Sindhu once again lead the proceedings with a 21-10 21-11 win over Jennie Gai.

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Thomas and Uber Cup: Indian men’s team starts campaign with resounding 5-0 win over Germany

May 8, 2022 3:26:51 pm

World Championships bronze medallist Lakshya Sen started the proceeding with an easy 21-16 21-13 win over world no 64 Max Weisskirchen.

PV Sindhu, Lakshya Sen lead India’s quest for medal at Thomas and Uber Cup Final

May 7, 2022 2:33:31 pm

No Indian men's team has ever won a medal in the Thomas Cup, having failed to reach the semifinal even once.

Nobody is tough, everybody is beatable: P V Sindhu

May 6, 2022 5:38:38 pm

Sindhu said that even after going to the Olympics it was hard because players were being tested every day.

IOC approves BWF’s qualification criteria for Paris Olympics

May 2, 2022 10:16:27 am

The total quota for badminton remains 172 places (86 men and 86 women), which includes two host country places and four universality places in addition to the regular quota places of 166.

Livid about penalty point, Sindhu loses semifinals to Yamaguchi after dictating terms

May 1, 2022 3:35:39 pm

Indian star was penalised by referee for taking too long to serve; Sindhu says Yamaguchi also took time and calls it 'unfair' .

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Sindhu scripts drama, semis spot

April 30, 2022 7:52:05 am

PV Sindhu beats Chinese Bingjiao in thriller to reach last four of Badminton Asian Championship.

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Sindhu, Satwik-Chirag enter BAC quarterfinals

April 28, 2022 1:17:58 pm

Sindhu has a 7-9 head-to-head record against Bing Jiao, whom she has beaten twice in the last two meetings.

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Badminton Asia Championships: Saina Nehwal wins opening match, Lakshya Sen makes first round exit

April 27, 2022 4:05:27 pm

Saina, who has been on a comeback trial after recovering from some nagging injuries, eked out a 21-15 17-21 21-13 win over Sim Yujin of South Korea.

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Badminton Asia Championships: Satwiksairaj Rankireddy-Chirag Shetty pair sails to second round

April 26, 2022 4:39:02 pm

Satwik and Chirag will next lock horns with Japan's Akiro Koga and Taichi Saito in the second round.

Badminton Asia Championships: Sen, Sindhu eye medals; Prannoy pull out due to injury

April 26, 2022 8:05:35 am

The prestigious event will, however, lose a bit of sheen with the withdrawal of an injured HS Prannoy, who had claimed a bronze at the 2018 Wuhan edition and is in good form.

View, Review: Is India blundering by leaving out Saina from CWG?

April 25, 2022 4:49:16 pm

Shivani Naik sits on the fence and ponders about the second CWG women's singles medal, assuming PV Sindhu nets gold.

New badminton star from Gopichand’s academy: Rajawat combines speed with wisdom to get fast tracked

April 22, 2022 12:08:43 pm

Twenty-year-old, picked for the Thomas Cup and Asian Games, has learnt to control his aggression and play smarter; is a product of the Gopichand Academy

Danish badminton great Mathias Boe likely to return as India’s doubles coach

April 17, 2022 2:35:08 pm

Boe, a London Olympics silver-medallist and former world No. 1 doubles player, had trained the Indian doubles players, including Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty, ahead of the Tokyo Olympics.

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It seems like BAI is happy to put me out of CWG and Asiad: Saina Nehwal

April 14, 2022 9:28:30 pm

BAI has exempted players inside the top 15 in the BWF rankings from the trials but said shuttlers ranked between 16 to 50 in the latest world rankings, released on March 29, will have to participate in the trials.

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Saina Nehwal decides to skip selection trials for CWG, Asian Games

April 12, 2022 12:03:41 pm

A semifinal finish at 2021 Orleans Masters Super 100 and quarterfinals at Barcelona Spain Masters Super 300 and Malaysia Masters in 2020 have been Saina's highlights in recent years.

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Se Young proves to be too speedy for PV Sindhu at Korea Open

April 10, 2022 7:07:25 am

Indian succumbs to Korean 20-year-old's fast hands and lightning court coverage; head to head record now 4-0 in favour of Se Young


Korea Open: PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth lose in semifinals

April 9, 2022 1:12:00 pm

Former world champion Sindhu, who came into the tournament after claiming the Swiss Open, suffered her fourth successive defeat to 20-year-old An Seyoung, losing 14-21 17-21 in 48 minutes.

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An Se-young: Korean challenge awaits Sindhu

April 9, 2022 7:12:44 am

The Indian No. 7's combative attitude in beating down Busanan can come in handy against ASY who has a good compact read on the predictable Indian when she's cornered.


Korea Open: Kidambi Srikanth, PV Sindhu enter semifinals

April 8, 2022 10:37:07 pm

Third seed Sindhu, a two-time Olympic medallist, notched up her 17th win over familiar foe Thailand's Busanan Ongbamrungphan 21-10 21-16 in the women's singles quarterfinals.

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PV Sindhu, K Srikanth storm into quarters; Lakshya Sen, Malvika Bansod out of Korea Open

April 8, 2022 8:42:56 am

World number seven Sindhu, a two-time Olympic medallist, got the better of world number 26 Ohori 21-15 21-10 in a lop-sided contest to take her head-to-head count against the Japanese to an overwhelming 12-0 in 13 meetings.

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PV Sindhu, K Srikanth sail into Korea Open second round

April 6, 2022 12:51:45 pm

PV Sindhu, a two-time Olympic medallist, trounced USA's Lauren Lam 21-15 21-14, while Srikanth saw off Malaysia's world no 35 Daren Liew 22-20 21-11 at the Palma Stadium.