V DIJU

  • Now fit to play in IBL: Jwala Gutta August 24, 2013

    Bangalore: Krrish Delhi Smashers icon player Jwala Gutta said she is fit to play in the Indian Badminton League (IBL) after missing out on the last three legs of the tourney. The doubles shuttler missed the Lucknow, Mumbai and Pune legs because of a shoulder sprain after playing the opening round...
  • Saina slips to 3rd in rankings, Kashyap up to 9th March 7, 2013

    New Delhi: Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal slipped down a place to be ranked third while Parupalli Kashyap jumped two places to be ninth in the Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings released Thursday. Saina, who turns 23 on March 17, was overtaken by World Champion Yihan Wang in the women's singles...
  • Saina shines bright for Indian badminton in 2012 December 23, 2012

    New Delhi: Saina Nehwal's hard work over the years was rewarded by a perfectlytimed stroke of luck as she clinched a historic bronze medal in the London Olympics to cover new ground for Indian badminton in a mostly successful year. After a rather subdued performance last year, Saina turned 2012...
  • Badminton: JwalaDiju duo loses July 31, 2012

    India's mixed duo pair of Jwala Gutta and V. Diju ended on the losing side in the group C encounter against South Korea's Jung Eun Ha and Yong Dae Lee on Tuesday. GuttaDiju lost 02 as the South Korean pair defeated the Indian duo 2115, 2115 in 24 minutes after...
  • JwalaDiju lose their opening game July 28, 2012

    London: India's badminton campaign in the Olympics commenced on a disappointing note as the mixed doubles pair of Jwala Gutta and V Diju went down in straight games to Indonesia's Tontowi Ahmad and Liliyana Natsir in their opening group match here. Jwala and Diju lost 1621 1221 in just 25 minutes...
  • Olympics, Day 1: Kashyap, Ghosh lift gloom July 28, 2012

    London: Shuttler P Kashyap and paddler Soumyajit Ghosh wins lifted the gloom over the Indian camp on the first day of the London Olympics 2012 even as archery, shooting and boxing disappointed. P Kashyap won his first Group match of the men's singles badminton when he beat Tan Yuhan of Belgium...
  • Jwala set to conquer the final frontier July 19, 2012

    Jwala Gutta is the second most famous name in Indian badminton right now after Saina Nehwal. She is big, she is strong and she is one of the contenders to get a medal for India in the doubles categories at the upcoming Olympics in London. Standing 5ft 10in, Jwala is a...
  • JwalaDiju lose in World Super Series final December 7, 2009

    Johor Bahru (Malaysia): Indian mixed doubles pair of Jwala Gutta and V Diju suffered a straightgame defeat at the hands of top seeded Danish duo of Joachim Fischer Nielsen and Christinna Pedersen in the summit clash of the World Super Series Masters Finals in Johor Bahru on Sunday. Seventh seeded Jwala...
  • Super Series Masters: JwalaDiju in final, Saina loses S/F December 5, 2009

    Johor Bahru: India's Valiyaveetil Diju and Jwala Gutta scored a sensational 2119, 2111 win over Poland's Robert Mateusiak and Nadiezda Kostiuczyk to storm into the mixed doubles final of the World Super Series Masters Finals badminton at the Johor Bahru City Stadium on Saturday. However, topseeded Indian Saina Nehwal went down...
  • Shuttlers JwalaDiju aim higher after Grand Prix title September 2, 2009

    New Delhi: Indian mixed doubles pair of Jwala Gutta and V Diju are the first from the country to win a Grand Prix Gold title in Chinese Taipei and they have now set new goals. "We were just thinking about the match and wanted to win very badly. Now we are...
  • DijuGutta knocked out of World Badminton Championship August 14, 2009

    Hyderabad: India's mixed doubles pair of Valiyaveetil Diju and Jwala Gutta were knocked out of World Badminton Championship on Friday losing to Indonesian duo of Nova WidiantoLiliyana Natsir in straight sets at the SAAP Indoor Stadium, Gachibowli, in Hyderabad. Widianto and Natsir, seeded second and defending champions, beat Diju and Gutta...
  • India's GuttaDiju enter World Badminton quarterfinal August 14, 2009

    Hyderabad: Mixed doubles pair of Jwala Gutta and V Diju became the first Indians to enter the quarterfinals of World Badminton Championship. Jwala and Diju, who got a bye in the first round followed by a walkover in the second, opened their campaign in rollicking style, outclassing 12th seed polish duo...
  • Saina out of Yonex Korea Super Series, DijuGutta move on January 15, 2009

    Seoul: Saina Nehwal bowed out of the Yonex Korea Super Series 2009 losing to Indonesia's Adrianti Firdasari in the second round, while mixed doubles duo of V Diju and Gwala Gutta upset the top seed to move into the quarterfinals, on Thursday. Saina, the fifth seed, went down 2118, 1821, 1221...
  • Shuttler Anand wins Bitburger Open; eyes rank in top 20 October 6, 2008

    New Delhi: Indian players performed well at the Bitburger Open Grand Prix in Germany with fourth seed Chetan Anand winning the men's singles beating compatriot Arvind Bhat in the finals. Anand won the match 2325, 2422, 2321 in almost an hour. But India's best performance came at the mixed doubles event where...