Badminton

  • Sindhu enters World Championships semis, bronze assured Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    PV Sindhu defeated Chinese World No 2 Shixian Wang 19-21, 21-19, 21-15 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 CNN-IBN, the two of India's star players talk about their achievements in the year 2013 and their future plans. ...
  • Shuttler PV Sindhu gets CNN-IBN 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

    CNN-IBN's Indian of the Year Awards are back for the year 2013 and here we bring you the nominees in the category of Sports. ...
  • Victorious PV Sindhu returns after Macau win December 3, 2013

    India's rising shuttler PV Sindhu clinched the women's singles title at the Macau Open Grand Prix Gold Tournament by defeating world No.30 Li Michelle of Canada 21-15, 21-12 in just 37 minutes. ...
  • Can PV Sindhu break into the top five? December 2, 2013

    Sindhu, who was top seed going into the tournament defeated world number 30 Li Michelle of Canada to lift the Macau Open Grand Prix trophy. ...
  • Irate Jwala Gutta lashes out at BAI October 12, 2013

    The shuttler says after being threatened with a life ban, the Badminton Association of India left her with no choice than to move court. ...
  • Jwala Gutta, Ashwini Ponnappa set to team up again September 27, 2013

    The two, after parting ways after the London Olympics last year, are likely to be seen in action as early as October. ...
  • Prakash Padukone heaps praise on Saina Nehwal September 11, 2013

    Former badminton champ Prakash Padukone said that Saina Nehwal is an inspiration to the upcoming youngsters and Indian badminton is on high at the moment. ...
  • World No 1 Lee Chong Wei ready for IBL debut August 20, 2013

    With a fit-again Lee Chong Wei available to play, Mumbai Masters will have the edge when they take on Delhi Smashers in their Indian Badminton League clash. ...
  • I'm sure Sindhu has a bright future ahead: Saina Nehwal August 16, 2013

    The Olympic bronze medallist defeated Sindhu 21-14, 21-8 in a Hyderabad Hotshots vs Awadhe Warriors tie at the Indian Badminton League. ...
  • It is exciting time for Indian Tennis: Gopichand August 16, 2013

    National badminton coach Pullela Gopichand is happy with India's performance at the World Championships and feels that IBL is a good opportunity for young players....
  • Delighted to win Bronze at World Badminton Championships August 14, 2013

    India's rising shuttler PV Sindhu was happy with her performance World Badminton Championships and is gearing up for Indian Badminton League. ...
  • Many more medals to come in future: Pullela Gopichand August 13, 2013

    National coach Pullela Gopichand expressed his satisfaction over India's performance in the World Championships hopes that IBL will help in improving the Indian Badminton. ...
  • Stage set for Indian Badminton League August 13, 2013

    With Indian players having made quite a splash at the World Championships, there is an air of anticipation about the IBL that starts in a couple of days. ...
  • Bronze medallist PV Sindhu returns home August 13, 2013

    Indian shuttler PV Sindhu clinched the bronze medal in the women's singles event at the World Championships. ...
  • PV Sindhu elated after making history in BWF World Championships August 12, 2013

    Shuttler Pusarla Venkata Sindhu was pleased with her overall performance despite going down to Thailand's Ratchanok Intanon 21-10, 21-3 in the semi-final of the BWF World Championships in Guangzhou, China on Saturday. Sindhu had already scripted history when she upset former world No. 1 Wang Shixian of China 21-18, 21-16 in...
  • It was a creditable performance by Sindhu: Vimal Kumar August 8, 2013

    PV Sindhu stunned defending champion Yihan Wang of China to reach the quarter-finals of the World Badminton Championships. ...
  • Good wins for us today, says Pullela Gopichand August 8, 2013

    PV Sindhu stunned defending champion Yihan Wang to reach the quarter-final of World Championships along with Saina Nehwal and Parupalli Kashyap. ...