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  • Commonwealth Games 2014: Full India schedule Yesterday

    Badminton Participants (men): P. Kashyap, K Srikanth, RMV Gurusaidutt, Akshay Dewalkar, Pranaav Jerry Chopra Participants (women): PV Sindhu, PC Thulasi, Jwala Gutta, Ashwini Ponnappa Mixed Teams Group Play from 13.30 onwards Hockey 20.30: India vs Canada - women Judo 17.30: Men's 60 kg - Round of 16 onwards - Navjot Chana in action 18.30: Men's 66 kg -...
  • CWG 2014: India's badminton stars look to better 2010 run Yesterday

    Glasgow: Despite star shuttler Saina Nehwal's last-minute pull-out, India will look to maintain their impressive run when they begin their campaign with a clash against minnows Ghana in the mixed team event of the 20th Commonwealth Games here on Thursday. India had won two gold, one silver and one bronze in...
  • Commonwealth Games 2014: Analysing India's medal prospects Yesterday

    The 20th edition of the Commonwealth Games 2014 will see close to 5000 athletes from 71 nations of the erstwhile British empire compete for the top honours with superstar sprinter Usain Bolt of Jamaica and middle- and long-distance king Mo Farah of England expected to set the Hampden Park Stadium...
  • CWG 2014: Tendulkar factor adds to pressure on shuttler Sindhu 2 days ago

    Venkata Pusarla Sindhu has to contend not only with the hopes of her nation but the pressure of impressing her most famous fan in the Commonwealth Games badminton competition. The 19-year-old knows that her country's most well-known sportsman, cricket great Sachin Tendulkar, will be taking a keen interest when she competes...
  • Saina, Sindhu in quarters of Australian Super Series June 26, 2014

    Sydney: Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu entered the quarterfinals of the Australian Super Series on Thursday after posting comfortable victories in their respective women's singles second round matches here. However, India's campaign was over in both the men's singles and men's doubles events. As expected, world No. 8 Saina had...
  • Saina, Sindhu progress to second round of Australian Super Series June 25, 2014

    Sydney: Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal fought her way back from a game down to win her opening round match, while compatriot PV Sindhu crushed her opponent to storm into the second round of the Australian Super Series here on Wednesday. Saina will now take on compatriot PC Thulasi, who hardly...
  • Saina drops to World No.9 in singles rankings June 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal's decision to skip the Japan Open Super Series has cost her a place in the latest women's singles rankings released by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) on Thursday. The 24-year-old Saina sits at World No.9 and is only one position above compatriot PV Sindhu,...
  • Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu likely to miss Japan Open May 24, 2014

    New Delhi: The tough and energy sapping Uber Cup campaign will probably force Indian badminton sensations Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu to miss the $250,000 Japan Open Super Series to be held in Tokyo from June 10-15. Despite Saina and Sindhu giving India a 2-0 lead, the hosts lost the semi-final...
  • India settle for bronze after 2-3 defeat to Japan in Uber Cup May 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Ace shuttlers Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu came up with spectacular victories but the Indian women's team still had to be satisfied with the bronze medal after it went down fighting 2-3 to five-time champions Japan in its maiden semi-finals appearance in the Uber Cup on Friday. Saina and...
  • We pulled off wins from difficult situations: Pullela Gopichand May 22, 2014

    New Delhi: India's chief coach Pullela Gopichand on Thursday said he is happy that his wards, including Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu, have been able to pull off matches from difficult situations in the Thomas and Uber Cup Finals. "I'm happy that both Saina and Sindhu and also Jwala and Ashwini...
  • Badminton: India beat Indonesia, assured of historic bronze in Uber Cup May 23, 2014

    New Delhi: The Indian women's badminton team created history on Thursday by ensuring a bronze medal finish at the World Women's Team Championship for the Uber Cup being played at the Siri Fort Sports Complex. Led by World No.8 Saina Nehwal, India drubbed badminton powerhouse Indonesia 3-0 in the quarter-finals to...
  • India has bid for 2016 Veterans World Championship: BAI May 21, 2014

    New Delhi: A series of big-ticket events, including the 2009 World championship and the ongoing prestigious Thomas and Uber Cup Finals, has firmly established India on world badminton scene in less than a decade. The Badminton Association of India now says it has also bid for the Veterans World Championship in...
  • I am still lacking in confidence, admits Saina Nehwal May 18, 2014

    After guiding the women's team to a thumping victory in the Uber Cup, Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal on Sunday said her confidence is still not at the peak but she is slowly finding her rhythm back. Saina on Sunday gave her team a positive start after notching up a 21-4,...
  • Badminton: India will take time to catch up with China, says Li Yongbo May 16, 2014

    New Delhi: China's badminton coach Li Yongbo on Friday said although India have a couple of good shuttlers in Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu, but overall they still have a long way to go before they can match up to their Chinese counterparts. "India have a couple good players in Saina...
  • Sindhu, Jwala-Ashwini settle for bronze in Asian championship April 26, 2014

    Gimcheon, Korea: India's teen sensation P V Sindhu and Commonwealth Games gold medallist pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa had to settle for bronze medals after losing their respective semi-finals matches in the Asian Badminton Championship here on Saturday. The 18-year-old Sindhu fought hard for one hour and 18 minutes...
  • Sindhu, Jwala-Ashwini assured of bronze in Asian Badminton April 25, 2014

    Gimcheon, Korea: Teen sensation PV Sindhu and the pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa were today assured of bronze medals after reaching their respective semifinals in the women's singles and women's doubles events of the prestigious Asian Badminton Championship here on Friday. World number 10 Sindhu took close to an...
  • Sindhu, Jwala-Ashwini in Asian Championships quarters April 24, 2014

    Gimcheon: PV Sindhu, RMV Gurusaidutt and women's doubles pair Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa led India's charge by qualifying into the quarter-finals of the $200,000 Badminton Asia Championships at the Gimcheon Indoor Stadium here on Thursday. World No.10 Sindhu finally overcame Japan's Eriko Hirose 14-21, 21-13, 21-18 for the first time...
  • PV Sindhu, Parupalli Kashyap progress in Badminton Asia Championships April 23, 2014

    Gimcheon: PV Sindhu, Parupalli Kashyap, RMV Gurusaidutt and women's doubles pair Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa on Wednesday made winning starts to their campaigns at the $200,000 Badminton Asia Championships being held in the Gimcheon Indoor Stadium. Sindhu, India's best bet at the continental event, beat Hong Kong's Cheung Ngan Yi...
  • Sindhu, Kashyap win in Asia Championship April 23, 2014

    Gimcheon: PV Sindhu, Parupalli Kashyap and RMV Gurusaidutt made winning starts to their respective campaigns at the $200,000 Badminton Asia Championship being held in the Gimcheon Indoor Stadium on Wednesday. Sindhu, India's best bet at the continental event, beat Hong Kong's Cheung Ngan Yi 21-15, 15-21, 21-18 in exactly an hour...
  • Sindhu, Srikanth lead Indian charge at Asian Badminton Championship April 23, 2014

    New Delhi: With ace shuttler Saina Nehwal giving the tournament a miss, PV Sindhu and national champion K Srikanth will spearhead the Indian challenge at the $200,000 Asian Badminton championship which gets underway at Gimcheon, Korea on Tuesday. Olympic bronze-medallist, Saina decided to take rest to focus on the Thomas and...
  • Shuttler Kidambi Srikanth rises to World No.16 April 17, 2014

    Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth made a remarkable leap of nine places in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) men's singles rankings released on Thursday. Backed by his semifinal appearance at the recently concluded Singapore Open Super Series, where he lost to World No.1 Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia, the Hyderabadi has...
  • Srikanth enters semis, Sindhu crashes out of Singapore Open April 11, 2014

    Singapore: India's Kidambi Srikanth registered a hard-fought win to enter the semi-finals of the men's singles event of the Singapore Super Series even as P V Sindhu and B Sai Praneeth crashed out in straight games, here on Friday. Srikanth got the better of world number 14 Hun Yu of Hong...
  • Sindhu, Srikanth and Sai Praneeth reach Singapore Open quarterfinals April 10, 2014

    Singapore: Teen sensation P V Sindhu entered the quarterfinals with a victory in women's singles but it was young Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth, who created a flutter at the USD 300,000 Singapore Super Series, with a stunning win over world number 10 Tien Minh Nguyen of Vietnam on Thursday. Another Indian...
  • PV Sindhu drops out of top-10 of singles rankings April 10, 2014

    New Delhi: A first round exit from the India Open last week means PV Sindhu drops a place to No.11 in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) women's singles rankings released Thursday. Spain's Carolina Marin jumped three places to No.10, overtaking the Indian. Meanwhile, Saina Nehwal retained her No.8 spot. Parupalli Kashyap's...
  • Saina Nehwal out but Sindhu advances to 2nd round of Singapore Open April 10, 2014

    Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal's poor form in international arena continued as she suffered a first round exit in the Singapore Open Super Series while PV Sindhu made her way into the pre-quarterfinals after a hard-fought victory in women's singles on Wednesday. World number eight Saina fought for an hour and...
  • Saina Nehwal, Sindhu are strong opponents: Li Xuerui April 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Olympic champion Li Xuerui on Thursday lauded Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu and called them "strong opponents" against whom they can never afford to give an inch. "They are strong opponents, always tough to beat and we respect them. You see how Sindhu has beaten Shixiang Wang...
  • 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 Sindhu drops to No.10 in rankings April 3, 2014

    New Delhi: India's P.V. Sindhu dropped a place to No.10 in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) women's singles rankings released on Thursday. The 2011 World Championship bronze medallist didn't help her cause as she lost the opener at the $250,000 India Open Super Series against Chinese World No.3 Shixian Wang...
  • Top shuttlers could miss part of Indian Badminton League April 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Top shuttlers including Lee Chong Wei, Saina Nehwal or P.V. Sindhu could miss part of the Indian Badminton League (IBL) which is coinciding with the $600,000 Denmark Open Super Series Premier to be held in Odense. The Badminton Association of India (BAI) announced on Monday that the second edition...