PV Sindhu

  • PV Sindhu loses in the semis of World Badminton Championships to settle for bronze 2 days ago

    Copenhagen: PV Sindhu suffered a heartbreak at the World Badminton Championship as the Indian shuttler had to settle for a second consecutive bronze medal after succumbing to Carolina Marin of Spain in straight games at the semifinals on Saturday. Sindhu, seeded 11th, failed in her bid to become the first Indian...
  • As it happened: World Badminton Championships semi-finals 2 days ago

    (For Live Updates scroll down to the bottom of the page) The world No. 11 Indian, who has secured a bronze for herself, takes on the world No. 9 Carolina Marin in the last-four clash at Copenhagen, Denmark. Tough fight in the quarter-final: Leading Indian shuttler PV Sindhu created history on Friday...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories 3 days ago

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  • Sindhu enters World Championships semis, bronze assured 3 days ago

    PV Sindhu defeated Chinese world No.2 Wang in a thrilling quarterfinal match of World Championships. ...
  • News 360: Pak made spectacle of talks, says PM Modi 3 days ago

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi had some tough words for Pakistan on Friday. In an interaction with the Japanese media ahead of his Saturday visit to the country, Modi said that he was "disappointed that Pakistan had sought to make a spectacle of talks" and went ahead and held meetings with...
  • Shuttler PV Sindhu in World Badminton semis, assured of bronze 3 days ago

    Copenhagen: Leading Indian shuttler PV Sindhu created history on Friday by reaching the women's singles semi-finals and assuring herself of at least a bronze medal finish at the World Championships. By achieving the feat, the 19-year-old Hyderabadi was in line to become the first Indian to win two medals at the...
  • World Badminton Championships, QFs: as it happened 3 days ago

    (For Live match updates scroll down to the bottom of the page) PV Sindhu fought hard to beat world No. 2 Wang 19-21, 21-19, 21-15 in the quarter-finals while Saina Nehwal went down to World No. 1 Xuerui 15-21, 15,21 on Friday....
  • PV Sindhu progresses to pre-quarters at World Badminton Championships 4 days ago

    Copenhagen: One of India's best hopes PV Sindhu came out with a strong performance to enter the third round of the World Badminton Championships after earning a straight games win over Russian Olga Golovanova at the Ballerup Super Arena on Wednesday. The 11th seeded Indian needed only 40 minutes to ease...
  • Sindhu, Saina lead Indian challenge at World Championships August 24, 2014

    Copenhagen: An exuberant PV Sindhu would look to improve the colour of her medal even as a fit-again Saina Nehwal eyes her maiden podium finish when a confident Indian badminton team starts its campaign in the World Championship here on Monday. Sindhu, fresh from a bronze in Glasgow Commonwealth Games, would...
  • Parupalli Kashyap awarded Rs.25 lakh by BAI August 3, 2014

    New Delhi: The Badminton Association of India (BAI) on Sunday announced cash rewards for Indian medal winners -- Parupalli Kashyap, Jwala Gutta, Ashwini Ponnappa, PV Sindhu and RMV. Gurusaidutt -- at the Commonwealth Games. Men's singles gold medallist Kashyap will be getting a reward of Rs.25 lakh while women's doubles silver...
  • CWG 2014: Shuttler PV Sindhu clinches women's singles bronze August 2, 2014

    Glasgow: Indian shuttler PV Sindhu won the women's singles bronze at the Commonwealth Games on Saturday. The World No.11 Hyderabadi won the match beating Malaysia's Jing Yi Tee 23-21, 21-9 in 34 minutes at the Emirates Arena. In the absence of top seeded compatriot Saina Nehwal, India's best bet for the gold,...
  • CWG 2014: Shuttler P.V. Sindhu shocked in women's singles semi-finals August 2, 2014

    Glasgow: Second seed P.V. Sindhu of India suffered a shock straight-games defeat to fourth seeded Canadian Michelle Li in the semi-finals of the women's singles badminton event of the 2014 Commonwealth Games on Saturday. In the absence of top seeded compatriot Saina Nehwal, the 19-year-old shuttler took over the mantle of...
  • CWG 2014: Shuttlers PV Sindhu, Parupalli Kashyap enter semis August 1, 2014

    Glasgow: Leading Indian shuttlers Parupalli Kashyap and P.V. Sindhu entered the semi-finals of the Commonwealth Games in their respective categories at the Emirates Arena on Friday. In the absence of top seed Saina Nehwal, No.2 seed Sindhu routed New Zealand's Anna Rankin in straight games in the women's singles quarter-finals to...
  • CWG 2014: Indian shuttlers advance to last 16 July 30, 2014

    Glasgow: Indian shuttlers made merry at the Commonwealth Games on Wednesday as all of them won their respective matches in straight games to enter the last 16 at the Emirates Arena. P.V. Sindhu and P.C. Thulasi in women's singles and R.M.V. Gurusaidutt, Kidambi Srikanth and Parupalli Kashyap in men's singles notched...
  • CWG 2014: Indian shuttlers miss out on mixed team bronze July 28, 2014

    Glasgow: Indian shuttlers failed to replicate the performance of the 2010 Commonwealth Games at the 2014 edition here as they lost the mixed team bronze medal playoff 2-3 to Singapore at the Emirates Arena here Monday. India, who won silver four years ago at home, could not come out with their...
  • Commonwealth Games 2014: Full India schedule July 24, 2014

    Badminton Participants (men): P. Kashyap, K Srikanth, RMV Gurusaidutt, Akshay Dewalkar, Pranaav Jerry Chopra Participants (women): PV Sindhu, PC Thulasi, Jwala Gutta, Ashwini Ponnappa Mixed Teams Group Play from 13.30 onwards Hockey 20.30: India vs Canada - women Judo 17.30: Men's 60 kg - Round of 16 onwards - Navjot Chana in action 18.30: Men's 66 kg -...
  • CWG 2014: India's badminton stars look to better 2010 run July 24, 2014

    Glasgow: Despite star shuttler Saina Nehwal's last-minute pull-out, India will look to maintain their impressive run when they begin their campaign with a clash against minnows Ghana in the mixed team event of the 20th Commonwealth Games here on Thursday. India had won two gold, one silver and one bronze in...
  • Commonwealth Games 2014: Analysing India's medal prospects July 24, 2014

    The 20th edition of the Commonwealth Games 2014 will see close to 5000 athletes from 71 nations of the erstwhile British empire compete for the top honours with superstar sprinter Usain Bolt of Jamaica and middle- and long-distance king Mo Farah of England expected to set the Hampden Park Stadium...
  • CWG 2014: Tendulkar factor adds to pressure on shuttler Sindhu July 23, 2014

    Venkata Pusarla Sindhu has to contend not only with the hopes of her nation but the pressure of impressing her most famous fan in the Commonwealth Games badminton competition. The 19-year-old knows that her country's most well-known sportsman, cricket great Sachin Tendulkar, will be taking a keen interest when she competes...
  • Saina, Sindhu in quarters of Australian Super Series June 26, 2014

    Sydney: Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu entered the quarterfinals of the Australian Super Series on Thursday after posting comfortable victories in their respective women's singles second round matches here. However, India's campaign was over in both the men's singles and men's doubles events. As expected, world No. 8 Saina had...
  • Saina, Sindhu progress to second round of Australian Super Series June 25, 2014

    Sydney: Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal fought her way back from a game down to win her opening round match, while compatriot PV Sindhu crushed her opponent to storm into the second round of the Australian Super Series here on Wednesday. Saina will now take on compatriot PC Thulasi, who hardly...
  • Saina drops to World No.9 in singles rankings June 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal's decision to skip the Japan Open Super Series has cost her a place in the latest women's singles rankings released by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) on Thursday. The 24-year-old Saina sits at World No.9 and is only one position above compatriot PV Sindhu,...
  • Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu likely to miss Japan Open May 24, 2014

    New Delhi: The tough and energy sapping Uber Cup campaign will probably force Indian badminton sensations Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu to miss the $250,000 Japan Open Super Series to be held in Tokyo from June 10-15. Despite Saina and Sindhu giving India a 2-0 lead, the hosts lost the semi-final...
  • India settle for bronze after 2-3 defeat to Japan in Uber Cup May 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Ace shuttlers Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu came up with spectacular victories but the Indian women's team still had to be satisfied with the bronze medal after it went down fighting 2-3 to five-time champions Japan in its maiden semi-finals appearance in the Uber Cup on Friday. Saina and...
  • We pulled off wins from difficult situations: Pullela Gopichand May 22, 2014

    New Delhi: India's chief coach Pullela Gopichand on Thursday said he is happy that his wards, including Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu, have been able to pull off matches from difficult situations in the Thomas and Uber Cup Finals. "I'm happy that both Saina and Sindhu and also Jwala and Ashwini...
  • Badminton: India beat Indonesia, assured of historic bronze in Uber Cup May 23, 2014

    New Delhi: The Indian women's badminton team created history on Thursday by ensuring a bronze medal finish at the World Women's Team Championship for the Uber Cup being played at the Siri Fort Sports Complex. Led by World No.8 Saina Nehwal, India drubbed badminton powerhouse Indonesia 3-0 in the quarter-finals to...
  • India has bid for 2016 Veterans World Championship: BAI May 21, 2014

    New Delhi: A series of big-ticket events, including the 2009 World championship and the ongoing prestigious Thomas and Uber Cup Finals, has firmly established India on world badminton scene in less than a decade. The Badminton Association of India now says it has also bid for the Veterans World Championship in...
  • I am still lacking in confidence, admits Saina Nehwal May 18, 2014

    After guiding the women's team to a thumping victory in the Uber Cup, Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal on Sunday said her confidence is still not at the peak but she is slowly finding her rhythm back. Saina on Sunday gave her team a positive start after notching up a 21-4,...
  • Badminton: India will take time to catch up with China, says Li Yongbo May 16, 2014

    New Delhi: China's badminton coach Li Yongbo on Friday said although India have a couple of good shuttlers in Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu, but overall they still have a long way to go before they can match up to their Chinese counterparts. "India have a couple good players in Saina...