Asian Badminton Championship

  • Hurt and pain of last six months still affecting me: Jwala Gutta April 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Threatened with a ban by the administrators and labelled an enfant terrible by her detractors, ace shuttler Jwala Gutta says such has been the "hurt and pain" of the last six months that she has not been able to celebrate her bronze medal at the recent Asian Badminton...
  • Sindhu, Jwala-Ashwini settle for bronze in Asian championship April 26, 2014

    Gimcheon, Korea: India's teen sensation P V Sindhu and Commonwealth Games gold medallist pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa had to settle for bronze medals after losing their respective semi-finals matches in the Asian Badminton Championship here on Saturday. The 18-year-old Sindhu fought hard for one hour and 18 minutes...
  • Sindhu, Jwala-Ashwini assured of bronze in Asian Badminton April 25, 2014

    Gimcheon, Korea: Teen sensation PV Sindhu and the pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa were today assured of bronze medals after reaching their respective semifinals in the women's singles and women's doubles events of the prestigious Asian Badminton Championship here on Friday. World number 10 Sindhu took close to an...
  • Sindhu, Jwala-Ashwini in Asian Championships quarters April 24, 2014

    Gimcheon: PV Sindhu, RMV Gurusaidutt and women's doubles pair Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa led India's charge by qualifying into the quarter-finals of the $200,000 Badminton Asia Championships at the Gimcheon Indoor Stadium here on Thursday. World No.10 Sindhu finally overcame Japan's Eriko Hirose 14-21, 21-13, 21-18 for the first time...
  • Sindhu, Kashyap win in Asia Championship April 23, 2014

    Gimcheon: PV Sindhu, Parupalli Kashyap and RMV Gurusaidutt made winning starts to their respective campaigns at the $200,000 Badminton Asia Championship being held in the Gimcheon Indoor Stadium on Wednesday. Sindhu, India's best bet at the continental event, beat Hong Kong's Cheung Ngan Yi 21-15, 15-21, 21-18 in exactly an hour...
  • Sindhu, Srikanth lead Indian charge at Asian Badminton Championship April 23, 2014

    New Delhi: With ace shuttler Saina Nehwal giving the tournament a miss, PV Sindhu and national champion K Srikanth will spearhead the Indian challenge at the $200,000 Asian Badminton championship which gets underway at Gimcheon, Korea on Tuesday. Olympic bronze-medallist, Saina decided to take rest to focus on the Thomas and...
  • 'Chinese officials favour their local players' April 25, 2012

    New Delhi: Chinese officials use unfair tactics to grab Olympic berths for their players and favour them in tournaments held in their home country, top international badminton players, including India's Saina Nehwal, have claimed. Nehwal, Denmark's Peter Gade and Malaysia's Taufik Hidayat said officials favour local players while playing in...
  • Saina aims to put pressure on Chinese stars April 14, 2012

    New Delhi: Already assured of a berth in the Olympics, Saina Nehwal said she would look to beat the Chinese shuttlers in the run-up to the London Games to gain a psychological advantage ahead of the big event. With the Olympics about three months away, the world number five Indian...
  • Saina loses in Asian Badminton semis April 17, 2010

    New Delhi: India's Saina Nehwal failed to get the measure of her Chinese opponent Xuerui Li as she went down 17-21, 11-21 in the semi-final of women's singles Badminton Asia Championships here on Saturday. With her loss, the Indian challenge in the championships is over. Top seeded Saina had her chances...
  • Saina advances in Asian Badminton Championship April 14, 2010

    New Delhi: Saina Nehwal, Aditi Mutatkar advanced to the pre-quarterfinals of the women's singles, while P Kashyap kept the tri-colour fluttering in the men's singles event of the Asian Badminton Championship here on Wednesday. Ace Indian mixed doubles pair of Jwala Gutta and V Diju also entered the pre-quarterfinals after beating...
  • India's shuttlers up against Asia's best April 9, 2007

    New Delhi: The Indian badminton contingent heads off to Malaysia to take on Asia's best in the Asian Badminton Championship in Johar Baru starting Monday. Top Indian players will take part in the tournament away from home at a time when the Badminton Federation of India has criticised them for poor...