Pv Sindhu

  • Asian Games Badminton: Saina Nehwal in quarters, disappointment for PV Sindhu 6 days ago

    Incheon: Indian badminton ace Saina Nehwal sailed into the quarter-finals with a comfortable straight-game win after P Kashyap advanced to the pre-quarters, but there was heartbreak for PV Sindhu in the 17th Asian Games here on Thursday. World number seven Saina thrashed Iran's Soraya Aghaeihajiagha (2-0) 21-7, 21-6 in a women's...
  • Asian Games 2014: Saina, Sindhu in badminton pre-quarters 1 week ago

    India's women's badminton singles stars Saina Nehwal and P.V. Sindhu reached the pre-quarter-finals of the 17th Asian Games at the Gyeyang Gymnasium on Wednesday. London Olympics bronze medallist Saina thrashed Macau's Teng Lok U 21-10, 21-8 in 26 minutes while two time World Championships bronze medallist Sindhu took only 19 minutes...
  • Asian Games 2014: Indian women settle for badminton team bronze September 21, 2014

    Incheon: Ending a 28yearold medal drought in badminton at the Asian Games, India Sunday settled for the bronze in the women's team event going down tamely to hosts South Korea in the semifinals at the Gyeyang Gymnasium here. Though World No.7 Saina Nehwal gave India a good start by winning the...
  • Asian Games 2014: Indian women's badminton team in quarterfinal September 20, 2014

    Indian badminton women's team on Saturday entered the quarterfinal of the Asian Games after thrashing Macau 30 in their prequarterfinal tie at the Gyeyang Gymnasium. For India, singles stars Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu had comfortable victories while doubles pair of N. Sikky Reddy and Pradnya Gadre won convincingly in the...
  • Asian Games 2014: Meet India's gold medal hopes at Incheon September 19, 2014

    The 14 gold medals India won at Guangzhou four years ago was the country's best show ever at the Asian Games. And though the list of athletes has gone through some serious chopping before arriving at the final size of the contingent, hopes of improving the medal haul at Incheon...
  • SainaSindhu serious rivalry affecting Indian badminton September 5, 2014

    Cricketers are not the only ones who manipulate the media. These days all sports persons with major achievements are in the news regularly, failing which they feel their market value takes a tumble. Wrestlers, boxers and shooters all have their media favorites. Tennis makes news so long as Leander Paes and...
  • Shuttler PV Sindhu back in top 10 of world rankings September 4, 2014

    New Delhi: The World Championship bronze medal winning performance has helped Indian shuttler PV Sindhu to reenter the top10 in the world. In the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings released on Thursday, the 19yearold Sindhu has jumped two places to be at No.10 while Saina Nehwal remains stagnant as the...
  • 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. ...
  • PV Sindhu loses in the semis of World Badminton Championships to settle for bronze August 30, 2014

    Copenhagen: PV Sindhu suffered a heartbreak at the World Badminton Championship as the Indian shuttler had to settle for a second consecutive bronze medal after succumbing to Carolina Marin of Spain in straight games at the semifinals on Saturday. Sindhu, seeded 11th, failed in her bid to become the first Indian...
  • As it happened: World Badminton Championships semifinals August 30, 2014

    (For Live Updates scroll down to the bottom of the page) The world No. 11 Indian, who has secured a bronze for herself, takes on the world No. 9 Carolina Marin in the lastfour clash at Copenhagen, Denmark. Tough fight in the quarterfinal: Leading Indian shuttler PV Sindhu created history on Friday...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories August 29, 2014

    Bullet News is CNNIBN's nonstop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • 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. ...
  • News 360: Pak made spectacle of talks, says PM Modi August 29, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi had some tough words for Pakistan on Friday. In an interaction with the Japanese media ahead of his Saturday visit to the country, Modi said that he was "disappointed that Pakistan had sought to make a spectacle of talks" and went ahead and held meetings with...
  • Shuttler PV Sindhu in World Badminton semis, assured of bronze August 29, 2014

    Copenhagen: Leading Indian shuttler PV Sindhu created history on Friday by reaching the women's singles semifinals and assuring herself of at least a bronze medal finish at the World Championships. By achieving the feat, the 19yearold Hyderabadi was in line to become the first Indian to win two medals at the...
  • World Badminton Championships, QFs: as it happened August 29, 2014

    (For Live match updates scroll down to the bottom of the page) PV Sindhu fought hard to beat world No. 2 Wang 1921, 2119, 2115 in the quarterfinals while Saina Nehwal went down to World No. 1 Xuerui 1521, 15,21 on Friday....
  • PV Sindhu progresses to prequarters at World Badminton Championships August 28, 2014

    Copenhagen: One of India's best hopes PV Sindhu came out with a strong performance to enter the third round of the World Badminton Championships after earning a straight games win over Russian Olga Golovanova at the Ballerup Super Arena on Wednesday. The 11th seeded Indian needed only 40 minutes to ease...
  • Sindhu, Saina lead Indian challenge at World Championships August 24, 2014

    Copenhagen: An exuberant PV Sindhu would look to improve the colour of her medal even as a fitagain Saina Nehwal eyes her maiden podium finish when a confident Indian badminton team starts its campaign in the World Championship here on Monday. Sindhu, fresh from a bronze in Glasgow Commonwealth Games, would...
  • Parupalli Kashyap awarded Rs.25 lakh by BAI August 3, 2014

    New Delhi: The Badminton Association of India (BAI) on Sunday announced cash rewards for Indian medal winners Parupalli Kashyap, Jwala Gutta, Ashwini Ponnappa, PV Sindhu and RMV. Gurusaidutt at the Commonwealth Games. Men's singles gold medallist Kashyap will be getting a reward of Rs.25 lakh while women's doubles silver...
  • CWG 2014: Shuttler PV Sindhu clinches women's singles bronze August 2, 2014

    Glasgow: Indian shuttler PV Sindhu won the women's singles bronze at the Commonwealth Games on Saturday. The World No.11 Hyderabadi won the match beating Malaysia's Jing Yi Tee 2321, 219 in 34 minutes at the Emirates Arena. In the absence of top seeded compatriot Saina Nehwal, India's best bet for the gold,...
  • CWG 2014: Shuttler P.V. Sindhu shocked in women's singles semifinals August 2, 2014

    Glasgow: Second seed P.V. Sindhu of India suffered a shock straightgames defeat to fourth seeded Canadian Michelle Li in the semifinals of the women's singles badminton event of the 2014 Commonwealth Games on Saturday. In the absence of top seeded compatriot Saina Nehwal, the 19yearold shuttler took over the mantle of...
  • CWG 2014: Shuttlers PV Sindhu, Parupalli Kashyap enter semis August 1, 2014

    Glasgow: Leading Indian shuttlers Parupalli Kashyap and P.V. Sindhu entered the semifinals of the Commonwealth Games in their respective categories at the Emirates Arena on Friday. In the absence of top seed Saina Nehwal, No.2 seed Sindhu routed New Zealand's Anna Rankin in straight games in the women's singles quarterfinals to...
  • CWG 2014: Indian shuttlers advance to last 16 July 30, 2014

    Glasgow: Indian shuttlers made merry at the Commonwealth Games on Wednesday as all of them won their respective matches in straight games to enter the last 16 at the Emirates Arena. P.V. Sindhu and P.C. Thulasi in women's singles and R.M.V. Gurusaidutt, Kidambi Srikanth and Parupalli Kashyap in men's singles notched...
  • CWG 2014: Indian shuttlers miss out on mixed team bronze July 28, 2014

    Glasgow: Indian shuttlers failed to replicate the performance of the 2010 Commonwealth Games at the 2014 edition here as they lost the mixed team bronze medal playoff 23 to Singapore at the Emirates Arena here Monday. India, who won silver four years ago at home, could not come out with their...
  • Commonwealth Games 2014: Full India schedule July 24, 2014

    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 July 24, 2014

    Glasgow: Despite star shuttler Saina Nehwal's lastminute pullout, 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 July 24, 2014

    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 longdistance king Mo Farah of England expected to set the Hampden Park Stadium...
  • CWG 2014: Tendulkar factor adds to pressure on shuttler Sindhu July 23, 2014

    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 19yearold knows that her country's most wellknown 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...