DENMARK

  • Parupalli Kashyap loses in Denmark Open semifinals 2 days ago

    Indian campaign in the Denmark Open Super Series Premier badminton tournament ended with Parupalli Kashyap suffering a straight-game defeat at the hands of second seed Chen Long of China in the men's singles semifinals. Kashyap, who had stunned third seed Jan O Jorgensen of Denmark in the quarterfinals, lost 16-21, 15-21...
  • Parupalli Kashyap stuns Jorgensen to enter Denmark Open semis 3 days ago

    Leading male shuttler Parupalli Kashyap created a huge upset in the Denmark Open super Series Premier, defeating local favourite and World No.3 Jan O. Jorgensen to storm into semi-final of the badminton tournament. Recently-crowned Commonwealth Games champion Kashyap, who won 21-19, 21-15 in 42 minutes at the Odense Sports Park Friday...
  • Saina, Sindhu, Srikanth lose in Denmark Open quarters 3 days ago

    Odense: Indian shuttlers had a disappointing outing at the Denmark Open Super Series Premier as Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth lost their respective quarter-final matches here on Friday. While 2012 London Olympics bronze medallist Saina lost to World No.2 Shixian Wang of China 20-22, 15-21 in 45 minutes while...
  • Lin Dan withdraws from Denmark Open due to injury 4 days ago

    Copenhagen: Chinese badminton superstar Lin Dan has withdrawn from the Yonex Denmark Open due to a knee injury. Lin withdrew shortly before his duel against third-seeded Jan O Jorgensen of Denmark on Thursday due to a knee injury suffered in the first round, reports Xinhua. "I'm really sorry that I had to...
  • Four Indian shuttlers, including Saina Nehwal, advance in Denmark Open 4 days ago

    Odense: On a fruitful day for the Indian shuttlers, Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu stormed into the women's singles quarter-finals while two men's players also secured places in the last-eight stage of the Denmark Open Super Series Badminton event, here on Thursday. London Olympics bronze medallist Saina made short work of...
  • P V Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth progress to Denmark Open quarters 4 days ago

    Denmark: Indian shuttlers P V Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth progressed to the quarter-finals of their categories at the $600,000 Denmark Open Super Series Premier on Thursday. Two-time World Championship bronze medallist Sindhu needed only 31 minutes to move past Russia's Ksenia Polikarpova 21-17, 21-19 in their first ever women's singles match. Later,...
  • Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu in second round of Denmark Open 5 days ago

    Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu reached the second round of the women's singles event of the Denmark Open Super Series Premier on Wednesday. While 2012 London Olympics bronze medallist Saina was made to work hard for her 12-21, 21-10, 21-12 win over Germany's Karin Schnaase, two-time World Championships bronze...
  • Mixed doubles pair of Ponnappa-Ivanov out of Denmark Open 6 days ago

    Odense (Denmark): The Indo-Russian mixed doubles badminton pair of Ashwini Ponnappa and Vladimir Ivanov were knocked out in the first round of the Denmark Open Super Series Premier here on Wednesday. Ponnappa-Ivanov lost 18-21, 18-21 in 30 minutes to Hong Kong pair Yun Lung Chan and Ying Suet Tse at the...
  • Euro Qualifiers: Ronaldo scores in Portugal's 1-0 win over Denmark 6 days ago

    Balkan rivalries cast a shadow over 2016 European Championship qualifying on Tuesday as the match between Serbia and Albania in Belgrade was abandoned after an Albanian flag considered provocative by Serbian fans was flown over the stadium by a drone. English referee Martin Atkinson interrupted the match in the 41st minute...
  • Saina Nehwal seeded 7th at Denmark Open October 9, 2014

    Odense: Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal has been seeded seventh in the women's singles main draw of the Denmark Open Super Series Premier, to be played October 14-19. Saina, who won here in 2012, is the only seeded Indian in the $600,000 tournament which will be played at the Odense Sports...
  • Helicopter crashes in Denmark, killing at least 3 September 6, 2014

    Copenhagen: Danish police say that at least three people were killed and fourth person is missing after a small private helicopter crashed into the sea in central Denmark. In a statement on Saturday, police said that four people were inside the USbuilt Robinson 44 helicopter when it crashed off the...
  • Kapur, Chowrasia, Bhullar make the cut in Denmark tourney August 16, 2014

    Aalborg, Denmark: Shiv Kapur and SSP Chowrasia shot contrasting rounds to make the midway cut at the Made in Denmark golf tournament here. Kapur carded a bogeyfree 68 with three birdies, all between 10th and 12th, while Chowrasia had two birdies and two bogeys for his 71. Chowrasia had two birdies...
  • World's fastest network would let you download 5375GB of data in 1 second! August 4, 2014

    London: Danish researchers claim to have set a new data transfer world record by transmitting over a single optical fibre at an incredible speed of 43 terabits per second. Researchers at Technical University of Denmark (DTU) used a new type of optical fibre to claim the world data transfer record. The team...
  • We hope to win a medal in Thomas Cup: Jorgensen May 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Denmark will be without the services of retired great Peter Gade and injured doubles specialist Mathias Boe but star shuttler Jan Jorgensen is confident that his team has enough firepower to win a medal at the Thomas Cup which gets underway at the Siri Fort Complex here on...
  • Denmark withdraws animated election video showing a muscular man aggressively interrupting a couple having sex after protests May 14, 2014

    Sex. Violence. Elections. Oops. Officials in Denmark have retracted a controversial animated cartoon that was intended to inspire young people to vote in upcoming elections for the European Parliament. The 90second video featured a mustachioed, muscular man aggressively interrupting a couple having sex and punching people into a polling station. It was...
  • Danish woman gangrape: Delhi Police arrests 2 suspects January 15, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police on Wednesday evening arrested two suspects in connection with the gangrape of a Danish national on Tuesday night in Paharganj area of the national capital. The police had earlier said that they have identified all the eight men who allegedly gangraped the foreign national. The police...
  • Confident Subrata Paul aims big in his Danish sojourn January 3, 2014

    Kolkata: India's top shotstopper Subrata Paul is neither excited nor intimidated in his endeavour to become the first player in independant India to play for a first division club in Europe as he gets ready for his sixmonth stint at Denmark's FC Vestsjaelland. The first ever Indian footballer to play in...
  • Norway, Denmark agree to transport Syria's chemical weapons December 7, 2013

    Norway and Denmark will work together in transporting Syria's chemical weapons for destruction, the Norwegian Foreign Ministry said Friday. "Based on decisions by the United Nations Security Council and the OPCW (the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons), Norway and Denmark have agreed to offer a joint contribution to the...
  • India ranked 98th on list of best countries for business: Forbes December 5, 2013

    India has been ranked 98th in the Forbes list of world's best countries for doing business that has cited poverty, corruption and discrimination against girls among the challenges facing the country. According to the list compiled by the US publication, among the BRIC economies, Brazil was placed higher at the 80th...
  • Defending champion Saina Nehwal bows out of Denmark Open October 18, 2013

    Odense: The Indian challenge came to an end at the $400,000 Denmark Open Super Series Premier here Friday after both Saina Nehwal and R.M.V. Gurusaidutt lost their respective quarterfinals. Defending champion Saina lost a marathon women's singles contest 2113, 1821, 1921 in a thrilling one hour and six minutebattle against Ji...
  • Denmark Super Series: Saina Nehwal, Gurusaidutt enter quarters, P Kashyap out October 17, 2013

    Odense: Defending champion Saina Nehwal advanced to the quarterfinals of the Denmark Super Series Premier with a straightgame thrashing of Scotland's Kirsty Gilmour in the second round of the women's singles competition on Thursday. The London Olympics bronze medallist notched up a 2112 217 victory over Gilmour in a women's singles...
  • Saina, Kashyap reach 2nd round; Sindhu crashes out in Denmark October 16, 2013

    Odense: Top shuttlers Saina Nehwal and Parupalli Kashyap along with two other Indians sailed into the second round of the Denmark Super Series Premier with contrasting wins in the opening round, but it was curtains for P V Sindhu on Wednesday. Defending champion Saina brushed aside Bulgaria's Stefani Stoeva 2116, 2112...
  • Shuttler Anand Pawar reaches main draw of Denmark Open October 15, 2013

    Odense: Indian shuttler Anand Pawar powered his way to the main draw of the men's singles competition with a straightgame victory over German's Dieter Domke in the Denmark Super Series Premier on Tuesday. Pawar notched up a 2624, 2115 win over local player Flemming Quach in the first round and then...
  • Saina Nehwal looking for first 2013 title in Denmark Open October 14, 2013

    Odense: Rejuvenated after a one and a half month break following the IBL, defending champion Saina Nehwal will now eye her maiden title of the season when she competes at the USD 400,000 Denmark Super Series Premier which begins with the qualifiers here Tuesday. "I am the defending champion in Denmark....
  • Italy took problematic mentality: Coach October 12, 2013

    Rome: Italy head coach Cesare Prandelli said his side adopted a wrong mentality in their 22 draw with Denmark in their penultimate World Cup qualifier on Friday. Alberto Aquilani scored in the stoppage time to salvage the draw for Italy. The Azzurri were 10 ahead through Dani Osavaldo before Nicklas Bendtnera...
  • Saina will play in Denmark Open, says Gopichand September 6, 2013

    Hyderabad: Saina Nehwal, who has decided to skip the Japan Open Super Series tournament this month, will play in the Denmark Open in October, chief national coach Pullela Gopichand said here on Friday. "She will be playing in Denmark and France," he told reporters here on the sidelines of inauguration of...
  • Ashwini Ponnappa-Jwala Gutta to renew partnership in Denmark September 2, 2013

    New Delhi: Doubles shuttler Ashwini Ponnappa will join hands with former partner Jwala Gutta once again, starting from the Denmark Open Super Series Premier October 15-20. The 2011 World Championships women's doubles bronze medallists will also play the French Open Super Series (Oct 22-27) and the Bitburger SaarLoxLux Open Grand Prix...
  • Indian badminton is strong and growing fast: Fischer August 16, 2013

    New Delhi: London Olympics bronzemedallist in mixed doubles, Joachim Fischer Nielsen of Denmark feels India has a "strong" men's and women's singles pool and the country is fast emerging as a force to reckon with in world badminton. Talking about the competition in men's singles, Fischer said, "The competition in men's...
  • Awadhe Warriors replace banned Jongjit with Boe August 3, 2013

    New Delhi: London Olympics men's doubles silvermedallist, Denmark's Mathias Boe, has been roped in by Awadhe Warriors as a replacement for banned Thai shuttler Maneepong Jongjit in the upcoming Indian Badminton League. The IBL governing council ratified the decision here on Saturday, following a request from Awadhe Warrior to pick up...
  • Pedersen sets 200 metres breaststroke world record August 1, 2013

    Barcelona: Rikke Pedersen of Denmark set a world record in the womens 200 metres breaststroke in her semifinal at the world championships in Barcelona on Thursday. Pedersen, 24, clocked two minutes 19.11 seconds to beat the previous mark of 2:19.59 set by American Rebecca Soni at the Olympic Games in London...