Bwf World Championships 2013

Want to continue my form: Parupalli Kashyap

Want to continue my form: Parupalli Kashyap New Delhi: Following a successful outing at the World Championships last week in Guangzhou, top Indian shuttler Parupalli Kashyap wants to continue his form for the rest of the season. The Hyderabadi said that though he was disappointed with his men's singles quarter-final loss on Friday, he was happy with the way he performed in China. "I was in great form and was doing really well in the tournament. Although...
04:05 PM, Aug 14, 2013
PV Sindhu elated after making history in BWF World Championships

PV Sindhu elated after making history in BWF World Championships

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 the quarter-finals to become the first Indian woman ever to win a singles bronze in the World Championships. Tenth-seeded ...
02:24 PM, Aug 12, 2013

Sindhu's performance will give others confidence: Ashwini Ponnappa

Sindhu's performance will give others confidence: Ashwini Ponnappa New Delhi: Ashwini Ponnappa, the last Indian to have won a medal at the World Badminton Championships before PV Sindhu, praised her compatriot and said that her medal-winning performance will give other Indians confidence to play fearlessly. Ashwini won the women's doubles bronze medal at the Worlds with Jwala Gutta two years ago in London, only the second ever medal for India. Prakash Padukone had won the first one in...
02:54 PM, Aug 10, 2013

Saina, Kashyap exit at quarter-final stage of World Badminton C'ships

Saina, Kashyap exit at quarter-final stage of World Badminton C'ships Guangzhou: India's hopes of a historic medal tally at the BWF World Championships took a beating on Friday with Saina Nehwal and Parupalli Kashyap both exiting at the quarter-final stage. Saina was beaten 23-21, 21-9 by South Korean Yeon Ju Bae, who has been seeded 13th in the event, while Kashyap fell to Du Pengyu of China 21-16, 22-20, 21-15. It was the fourth time in a row Saina has...
02:07 PM, Aug 09, 2013

As it happened: Singles quarter-finals, World Badminton Championships

As it happened: Singles quarter-finals, World Badminton Championships On day four of the World Badminton Championships at Guangzhou, China, the Indian trio of Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu are Parupalli Kashyap were all competing in the singles quarter-finals. Here's how it unfolded: 17:19 PV Sindhu beats China's Wang Shixian 21-18, 21-17 to move into the semi-finals. Big win for India, especially after the disappointing defeats for Saina Nehwal and Parupalli Kashyap. Sindhu now is assured of a medal, the...
01:13 PM, Aug 09, 2013

Saina begins campaign with win at Badminton Worlds

Saina begins campaign with win at Badminton Worlds Guangzhou: Saina Nehwal on Wednesday started her campaign for an elusive medal at the World Championships with a crushing straight-game victory over lower-ranked Olga Golovanova of Russia in the women's singles competition of the prestigious event here. London Olympics bronze medallist Saina, who had reached the quarterfinals of previous editions in 2009 and 2011, brushed aside Olga 21-5 21-4 in just 23 minutes to set up a clash with 15th...
03:40 PM, Aug 07, 2013
Saina Nehwal fit and ready to go at World Championships

Saina Nehwal fit and ready to go at World Championships

The ace Indian shuttler looks to leave the patchy form behind and wants to attain glory at the prestigious event. ...
10:40 PM, Aug 05, 2013

Gopichand upbeat about India's chances at World C'ship

Gopichand upbeat about India's chances at World C'ship Hyderabad: Chief national coach Pullela Gopichand is upbeat about Indian shuttlers' chances in the upcoming World Championship and said they have prepared well for the tournament, starting August 5 in China. "Overall preparation has been good for World Championship. We were able to prepare well since we got good time during the last four-five weeks," he told reporters on the sidelines of an event. Asked about expectations from ace Indian...
11:09 PM, Aug 02, 2013

India to field strongest ever squad in badminton World C'ship

India to field strongest ever squad in badminton World C'ship New Delhi: Led by London Olympics bronze medallist Saina Nehwal, India will be fielding its strongest ever squad at the 2013 BWF World Championship to be played in Gungzhou, China from August 5-11. Women's doubles combination of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa had ended India's 28-year-old medal drought at the World Championship by winning the bronze medal in 2011. Though they would not be seen in action in China, all...
06:10 PM, Jul 31, 2013