Badminton

  • Saina Nehwal pulls out of 2014 Commonwealth Games 3 days ago

    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. ...
  • IBL stumbles past first hurdle July 24, 2013

    For the last couple of days, the Indian Badminton League has attracted a fair bit of attention. There has been a controversy as well but once the dust settles, focus will turn to what the league can accomplish. As Digvijay Singh deo reports, the signs are positive. ...
  • Jwala Gutta looking to prove a point in IBL July 24, 2013

    IBL organisers slashed the base price of Jwala Gutta at the auction despite she being listed in the Icon players category. ...
  • Controversy post Indian Badminton League auction July 23, 2013

    Jwala Gutta, one of the six icon players at the auction has slammed the IBL organisers, telling CNN-IBN that she felt lied to and misled. Doubles specialists Jwala and Ashwini Ponappa were among the icon players who were guaranteed a base price of 50,000 US Dollars but it was reduced...
  • Indian Badminton League auctions: New dawn for Indian badminton July 22, 2013

    Indian badminton has entered a brand new era with the player auction for the first edition of the Indian Badminton League taking place on Monday. Saina Nehwal will be playing for the franchise from her home city of Hyderabad while world number one Lee Chong Wei was the most expensive...
  • I am excited about the IBL auctions, says Gopichand July 22, 2013

    India's national badminton coach Pullela Gopichand is happy that players are being sold at such high price in the in the inaugural Indian Badminton League's players auction. ...
  • Saina Nehwal sold for 120,00 USD to Hyderabad at IBL auctions July 22, 2013

    Saina was sold to Hyderabad Hotshots for USD 120,000 as world number one Lee Chong went to Mumbai Masters for USD 135,000 in the inaugural Indian Badminton League's players auction. ...
  • Leader Talk: In conversation with Narayana Murthy, Prakash Padukone July 21, 2013

    In this show we talk about leadership mantras with successful leaders from the world of corporate India and sportspersons. ...