Badminton Association Of India

  • Akhilesh Das Gupta set to be re-elected BAI president 14-01-2014 11:30 PM

    Lucknow: Akhilesh Das Gupta is set to be re-elected President of the Badminton Association of India President as he remained the only candidate for the coveted post at the end of the filing of the nominations, on Tuesday. General secretary Vijai Sinha would also be re-elected unopposed when the BAI'S...
  • Life ban on Jwala: HC posts matter for March 3 12-11-2013 09:25 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court will now hear on March 3 the matter concerning lifetime ban on ace shuttler Jwala Gutta by the Badminton Association of India (BAI) for alleged indiscipline. A bench of justice VK Jain posted the matter for March 3 while granting more time to BAI...
  • HC declines to stay inquiry against shuttler Jwala Gutta 25-10-2013 12:35 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Friday declined to grant stay on ongoing inquiry proceedings by a committee set up by the Badminton Association of India (BAI) against ace shuttler Jwala Gutta for alleged indiscipline. Gutta on Friday approached the high court challenging the show cause notice issued to...
  • Irate Jwala Gutta lashes out at BAI 12-10-2013 10:57 AM

    The shuttler says after being threatened with a life ban, the Badminton Association of India left her with no choice than to move court. ...
  • I will continue to fight and comeback stronger: Jwala Gutta 10-10-2013 06:09 PM

    New Delhi: Facing a life ban threat from the Badminton Association of India (BAI), embattled shuttler Jwala Gutta on Thursday vowed to continue her fight against injustice and come back stronger. The ace doubles star, who has been recommended a life ban by the BAI disciplinary committee, got a reprieve...
  • Court allows Jwala Gutta to participate in tournaments 10-10-2013 01:19 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Thursday asked the Badminton Association of India (BAI) to allow Jwala Gutta to take part in tournaments till the disciplinary committee passes its final order. India's leading doubles players, who has won a world championship bronze partnering Ashwini Ponappa, has challenged a life-ban...
  • BAI forms three-member panel to look into Jwala Gutta case 07-10-2013 10:12 PM

    New Delhi: Faced with criticism from former and current shuttlers for recommending disproportionate punishment on Jwala Gutta, the Badminton Association of India on Monday decided to appoint a three-member independent committee to further look into the matter. Asking the panel to submit a report within a month, the BAI said...
  • We had sent entries of shuttlers for Youth Asian Games in May: BAI 17-08-2013 11:28 PM

    New Delhi: The Badminton Association of India (BAI) on Saturday claimed that they had sent entries of four Indian shuttlers for the ongoing Youth Asian Games in May and was under the impression that Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) would ensure the players participation by sorting out the issue that...
  • Azhar no one to decide which body to be recognised: Tanwar 30-07-2013 09:23 PM

    New Delhi: DCBA vice-president Deepak Tanwar on Tuesday asked Mohammad Azharuddin -- the newly-appointed DBA president -- to stay away from the sport and said the former India cricket captain is no one to decide which association should get recognition from BAI. "Delhi Capital Badminton Association (DCBA) has got all...
  • Prakash Padukone should run badminton in India: Mohd Azharuddin 29-07-2013 09:45 PM

    New Delhi: Newly-appointed president of Delhi Badminton Association (DBA) Mohammad Azharuddin says legendary shuttler Prakash Padukone is the best man to run the sport in India. Talking about the sports federations' attempts to keep players away from administration, Azharuddin said: "It has been happening for so many years, otherwise, Prakash...
  • BAI doesn't have any reason to defunct DBA: Azharuddin 29-07-2013 09:05 PM

    New Delhi: Newly-appointed Delhi Badminton Association president Mohammad Azharuddin feels the Badminton Association of India has declared DBA a defunct body based on "lame excuses" and said the city's shuttlers would be affected because of federation politics. "BAI doesn't have any reason to defunct DBA. These are all lame excuses....
  • Shuttlers from top Asian nations to participate in IBL 29-06-2013 07:14 PM

    New Delhi: Contrary to media reports, top badminton stars from leading Asian countries like Indonesia, Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea, China and Malaysia will be taking part in the Indian Badminton League (IBL). Badminton Association of India (BAI) Saturday said that IBL has already received confirmation from top shuttlers from...
  • BAI congratulates Sindhu on winning Malaysia Open 04-05-2013 07:41 PM

    New Delhi: Badminton Association of India (BAI) president Akhilesh Das Gupta congratulated P.V. Sindhu for clinching her maiden Grand Prix Gold title at the $120,000 Malaysia Open in Kuala Lumpur Saturday. The 17-year-old Sindhu, ranked 13th in the world, lived up to her top billing beating Singaporean Juan Gu in...
  • BAI fixes age and tenure for its office bearers 28-04-2013 12:36 PM

    New Delhi: Falling in line with the government's Sports Code, the Badminton Association of India (BAI) has amended its constitution by fixing the term and the age limit of its office bearers. The sports ministry has asked the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) and the National Sports Federations (NSFs) to be...
  • Thomas, Uber Cup finals to be held in India 22-04-2013 04:39 PM

    New Delhi: India will for the first time host badminton's two premier events, the Thomas and the Uber Cup finals, later this year. Badminton Association of India (BAI) president Akhilesh Das Gupta on Monday said "it is a proud moment for Indian badminton". "I take great pleasure in announcing it...
  • BAI, SAI will take a call on Prajakta matter: Gopichand 08-11-2012 05:46 PM

    Mumbai: National coach Pullela Gopichand on Thursday refused to comment on the controversy over Prajakta Sawant who had accused him of "mental harassment" in her petition to the Bombay High Court which has allowed the shuttler to attend the ongoing training camp at his badminton academy in Hyderabad. "At the...