BADMINTON

  • I hope to maintain my position as World No.1, says Saina Nehwal April 16, 2015

    Saina Nehwal regained the number one position in international rankings after Xuerui dropped a couple of rungs to third in the latest list issued. ...
  • World No. 1 Saina Nehwal, K Srikanth win India Open titles March 30, 2015

    Saina trumped former World Champion Ratchanok Intanon in the final to win 21-16, 21-14 in 49 minutes, while Srikanth defeated World No.6 Viktor Axelsen 18-21, 21-13, 21-12 in 55 minutes. ...
  • Double surprise for me, says Saina Nehwal March 29, 2015

    Saina Nehwal, who won her first India Open title and also attained the World No. 1 ranking, said it's a very proud moment for her. ...
  • Happy to be World No. 1, says Saina Nehwal March 28, 2015

    "Its really special that I managed to become World No 1 in India. Its also a great achievement," says elated Saina. ...
  • Sushil Kumar is a great player but my case is strong: Saina Nehwal January 3, 2015

    Nehwal made no mistake in expressing her disapointment for not getting nominated for the prestigious Padma Bhushan award and plans to speak with the Sports Ministry. ...
  • Kidambi Srikanth builds on Pullela Gopichand legacy December 26, 2014

    Saina Nehwal'a breakthrough had given Indian Badminton the inspiration that despite Chinese dominance, success at World Badminton was very much achieveable, Srikanth was one of the first to build on that legacy. ...
  • Macau Open champion PV Sindhu returns home December 2, 2014

    PV Sindhu's good run in Macau Open continues as she went past 91st-ranked Kim Hyo Min of Korea, 21-12 21-17 in the summit clash that lasted 45 minutes at the Tap Seac Multisport Pavilion. ...
  • I believed I could beat Lin Dan: Kidambi Srikanth November 29, 2014

    Having created history by defeating Lin Dan of China in his own backyard at the China Open Super Series Premier, K Srikanth said he always believed in his abilities. ...
  • China Open triumph was special: Saina Nehwal November 25, 2014

    Frankly, it was Vimal Sir who insisted that I should play China Open. I was not keen initially, as there was little time to prepare. ...
  • Coach Gopichand elated at Saina and Srikanth's China Open success November 16, 2014

    Olympic bronze-medallist Saina Nehwal clinched the China Open Super Series Premier tournament after beating young Akane Yamaguchi of Japan. ...
  • BWF suspends shuttler Lee Chong Wei over doping violation November 11, 2014

    Malaysia's world number one Lee Chong Wei has been provisionally suspended for an "apparent" anti-doping violation, the Badminton World Federation (BWF) said on Tuesday. ...
  • Asian Games: Saina Nehwal's Chinese jinx continues September 26, 2014

    Indian shuttlers had a dismal day in office as Saina Nehwal, Parupalli Kashyap and Kidambi Srikanth were knocked out of the 17th Asian Games. ...
  • PV Sindhu happy after winning bronze in World Badminton Championships September 2, 2014

    PV Sindhu told CNNIBN that she was happy with her performance at World Badminton Championships and is now looking forward to Asian Games. ...
  • Pullela Gopichand is still my coach, says Saina Nehwal September 2, 2014

    After discussing with my coach Gopichand, I have taken the decision to go for a change, says Saina. ...
  • Saina Nehwal splits with Pullela Gopichand? September 2, 2014

    Indian badminton star Saina Nehwal is reportedly splitting with her coach Pullela Gopichand to train under Vimal Kumar for Asian Games. ...
  • Sindhu enters World Championships semis, bronze assured August 29, 2014

    PV Sindhu defeated Chinese world No.2 Wang in a thrilling quarterfinal match of World Championships. ...
  • Sindhu becomes first Indian to win two medals in World Championships August 29, 2014

    PV Sindhu defeated Chinese World No 2 Shixian Wang 1921, 2119, 2115 to enter semifinal as compatriot Saina Nehwal crashed out. ...
  • Saina Nehwal hoping for a good run at the World Championships August 22, 2014

    Returning from the injury, London Olympics bronze medallist Saina Nehwal, aiming for a medal in the World Championships beginning in Copenhagen on August 25. ...
  • Jwala Gutta questions Saina Nehwal for pulling out of CWG 2014 August 8, 2014

    Jwala, who won silver medal at the recently concluded Commonwealth Games, slammed ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal for pulling out of the Glasgow Games. ...
  • I will cherish my CWG gold forever: Parupalli Kashyap August 7, 2014

    Kashyap, who won India a men's singles badminton gold in Glasgow after 32 years, said he is proud of his achievement. ...
  • CWG 2014: Kashyap wins gold in badminton singles after 32 years August 4, 2014

    This is India's third Commonwealth Games men's singles gold after legendary Prakash Padukone won it in 1978 which was emulated four years later by Syed Modi. ...
  • CWG 2014: Shuttler Parupalli Kashyap wins gold in Glasgow August 3, 2014

    Kashyap etched his name in gold in the record books winning his first major championship by clinching the yellow metal in the men's singles event. ...
  • Saina Nehwal pulls out of 2014 Commonwealth Games July 18, 2014

    A major blow to Indian badminton's chances at the 2014 Commonwealth Games as defending champion in women's singles Saina Nehwal pulls out due to injury. ...
  • India Open: Shuttler PV Sindhu knocked out in 1st round April 3, 2014

    Sindhu was ousted by Shixian 15-21, 21-12, 10-21 in a marathon match which lasted an hour and nine minutes. ...
  • Shuttler PV Sindhu all set for India Open challenge April 1, 2014

    PV Sindhu upbeat ahead of her first-round encounter against All England champion Shixian Wang in India Open. ...
  • Fit Saina Nehwal ready to rock again January 29, 2014

    A fit and fresh Saina is ready to put behind a dismal 2013 and targets a rise up in the badminton rankings this year. ...
  • Icons on the Court: Leander Paes and PV Sindhu December 24, 2013

    In an exclusive interview to CNNIBN, the two of India's star players talk about their achievements in the year 2013 and their future plans. ...
  • Shuttler PV Sindhu gets CNNIBN IOTY 2013 for sports December 20, 2013

    On 10 August 2013, Sindhu became the first ever Indian woman to win a medal in singles at the World Championships India's first singles medal since Prakash Padukone won bronze in 1983. ...
  • PV Sindhu: Badminton's newest star December 19, 2013

    A first ever singles bronze at the World Championship since Prakash Padukone catapulted her to the national consciousness. ...
  • Indian of the Year 2013: Nominees in sports category December 10, 2013

    CNNIBN's Indian of the Year Awards are back for the year 2013 and here we bring you the nominees in the category of Sports. ...