Badminton World Championship

  • World badminton champion Thai Ratchanok also a 'devoted' kid 12-08-2013 04:42 PM

    Guangzhou: The on-court aggression was replaced by a beaming smile as Ratchanok Intanon, hours after conquering the badminton world, lined up to receive Thailand's 'devoted children' award on Monday. On Sunday, the 18-year-old upset Olympic champion Li Xuerui in the women's singles final to become the youngest winner of the...
  • Saina begins campaign with win at Badminton Worlds 07-08-2013 03:40 PM

    Guangzhou: Saina Nehwal on Wednesday started her campaign for an elusive medal at the World Championships with a crushing straight-game victory over lower-ranked Olga Golovanova of Russia in the women's singles competition of the prestigious event here. London Olympics bronze medallist Saina, who had reached the quarterfinals of previous editions...
  • Shuttler Sindhu has her eyes set on World Championships 01-07-2013 11:31 PM

    New Delhi: Approaching her 18th birthday, a "more aggressive" P V Sindhu has her eyes trained on the upcoming World Championships, though she says defence is something that needs fine-tuning. "My sytle of play is more aggressive now though I am working on my defence," Sindhu said. "I am looking...
  • Chen leads Chinese sweep of world titles 30-08-2010 11:49 AM

    Paris: China's Chen Jin went one better than last year to lift the men's singles world badminton title on Sunday, subduing Indonesia's Taufik Hidayat 21-13 21-15 in the final. His victory highlighted a brilliant day for China who for the first time since 1987 took all five titles. Chen had...
  • Coach Gopichand on Saina's Arjuna Awards nomination 28-07-2009 02:40 PM

    Saina has been preparing for the badminton world championship. ...