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Saina Nehwal, Saina Nehwal India, India Saina Nehwal, BAI, Badminton Association of India, sports news, badminton, Indian Express
January 24, 2018 12:15 am

Saina Nehwal wants to skip next month's Asia Team Championship to prepare for the All England Championship but the BAI is trying to convince the Indian ace to play the event

Carolina Marin
January 19, 2018 10:06 pm

A former World No 1, Marin had lost three finals in successive weeks early last year, which also saw her fighting fitness issues.

PV Sindhu, PV Sindhu news, PV Sindhu updates, Kidambi Srikanth. Kidambi Srikanth news, Asian Team Championships, sports news, badminton, Indian Express
January 18, 2018 6:55 pm

PV Sindhu and World No 3 Kidambi Srikanth will lead the Indian women's and men's team respectively at the Asian Team Championships to be held in Malaysia.

Pranaav Jerry Chopra, N Sikki Reddy, Malaysia Masters, Malaysia Masters schedule, Malaysia Masters results, sports news, badminton, Indian Express
January 16, 2018 8:30 pm

Indian mixed doubles pair of Pranaav Jerry Chopra and N Sikki Reddy failed to cross the opening hurdle at the season-opening USD 350,000 Malaysia Masters, in Kuala Lumpur.

Hyderabad Hunters, Bengaluru Blasters, Premier Badminton League, PBL, PBL results, sports news, badminton, Indian Express
January 14, 2018 10:49 pm

Hyderabad Hunters overcame a fighting Bengaluru Blasters 4-3 in a thrilling summit clash to claim their maiden title at the third Premier Badminton League.

Hyderabad hunters vs bengaluru blasters
January 14, 2018 10:44 pm

Hyderabad Hunters beat Bengaluru Blasters 4-3 to lift Premier Badminton League 3 title.

Bengaluru Blasters, Bengaluru Blasters vs Hyderabad Hunters, Premier Badminton League, sports news, badminton, Indian Express
January 13, 2018 11:56 pm

The Blasters' star player Viktor Axelsen and their Mixed Doubles' pair of Kim Sa Rang and Sikki Reddy won the last two matches of the contest.

January 12, 2018 11:58 pm

Marin, cheered on by a vociferous home crowd, overcame a fighting Sun Ji Hun 13-15, 15-10, 15-9 to oust Delhi Dashers.

B Sai Praneeth, Hyderabad, Delhi Dashers, Premier Badminton League, PBL, sports news, badminton, Indian Express
January 12, 2018 9:54 pm

B Sai Praneeth helped Hyderabad gain a crucial 1-0 lead against Delhi Dashers in the first semi-final of the third Premier Badminton League.

HS Prannoy, HS Prannoy matches, Ahmedabad Smash Masters, Mumbai Rockets, sports news, badminton, Indian Express
January 9, 2018 10:55 pm

Mumbai Rockets ended the league with 10 points while Chennai Smashers finished with 12 points and are out of contention for the knockouts.

Chennai Smashers, Bengaluru Blasters, Premier Badminton League, PV Sindhu, sports news, badminton, Indian Express
January 9, 2018 12:44 am

PV Sindhu's Chennai Smashers beat Bengaluru Blasters 3-2 in a Premier Badminton League (PBL) match in Chennai on Monday.

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January 8, 2018 5:48 pm

Expectations have sky-rocketed since her Rio Olympics silver medal and PV Sindhu says the only way to handle the huge responsibility is to practice till she achieves perfection in all her strokes.

B Sai Praneeth, B Sai Praneeth news, B Sai Praneeth updates, Kidambi Srikanth, Kidambi Srikanth news, PBL, Hyderabad Hunters, Awadhe Warriors, sports news, badminton, Indian Express
January 7, 2018 11:37 pm

Sai Praneeth posted a stunning 15-10, 15-10 victory over compatriot and World No. 3 Kidambi Srikanth to help Hyderabad Hunters seal their Premier Badminton League tie against Awadhe Warriors.

January 6, 2018 11:21 pm

PV Sindhu joined forces with B Sumeeth Reddy to pull off a 15-14, 15-13 win against Kamilla Rytter Juhl and Lee Reginald to send the home fans into raptures.

January 5, 2018 11:23 pm

North Eastern Warriors took an unbeatable 3-0 lead after three matches against Bengaluru Blasters.

Saina Nehwal at Premier Badminton League
January 4, 2018 11:57 pm

Saina Nehwal kept Awadhe Warriors afloat in the tie against Mumbai Rockets in the Premier Badminton League in Lucknow on Thursday.

pv sindhu in pbl
January 4, 2018 12:00 am

Chennai Smashers went down to Delhi Dashers after conceding a match due to ankle injury to Gabrielle Adcock in PBL.

tai tzu ying badminton
January 3, 2018 8:09 pm

HS Prannoy has described Taiwanese World No.1 player Tai Tzu Ying as a ninja warrior.

January 3, 2018 8:21 am

Tai Tzu-Ying — of that empowering power-abs reputation — is oblivious to this narrative we are weaving about grown-ups.

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January 2, 2018 11:59 pm

Saina Nehwal lost to world number one Tai Tzu Ying of China 15-5, 15-14 in the Premier Badminton League.

Viktor Axelsen staved off a strong challenge from World No.5 Korean Son Wan Ho as Bengaluru Blasters blanked Mumbai Rockets
January 1, 2018 11:08 pm

Viktor Axelsen staved off a strong challenge from World No.5 Korean Son Wan Ho as Bengaluru Blasters blanked Mumbai Rockets.

January 1, 2018 11:06 am

Sung Ji Hyun could not continue her winning streak against Carolina Marin as she went down 10-15,12-15.

December 31, 2017 3:31 pm

Recovering from an ankle injury, star India shuttler Saina Nehwal said she will look to get back to her full fitness during the three weeks break after the India Open.

Chinese player Tian Houwei
December 31, 2017 12:03 pm

World Number 22 Tian Houwei believes focus on fitness also helped a turn around in fortune for India in the sport.

December 30, 2017 10:45 pm

Saina Nehwal scripted a sensational comeback win over Michelle Li to guide Awadhe Warriors to an unassailable 4-0 lead over North Eastern Warriors.

PV Sindhu vs Saina Nehwal, Senior Badminton national championship, Sindhu Saina, sports news, badminton, Indian Express
December 30, 2017 5:26 pm

PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal are the leading ladies in Indian badminton and draw large crowds whenever they face off.

December 29, 2017 11:08 pm

HS Prannoy beat fellow Indian Sai Praneeth 15-10 15-8 in the second men's singles to give his team an unassailable 4-1 lead in the tie.

December 29, 2017 7:17 pm

Viktor Axelsen of Denmark has slammed the BWF for next year's crammed calender and described the new service rule as ridiculous and unfair.

December 28, 2017 11:09 pm

Superlative performances by Viktor Axelsen and Chen Wei Feng helped Bengaluru Blasters trounce Delhi Dashers 5-2.

December 28, 2017 12:49 pm

PV Sindhu had achieved a career-best ranking of world no 2 for about two months in the latter half of the season.

Mulyo Handoyo, Mulyo Handoyo news, Mulyo Handoyo updates, Badminton Association of India, sports news, badminton, Indian Express
December 27, 2017 9:49 pm

Mulyo Handoyo apparently was not happy with the remuneration that he was getting in India.

Ashwini Ponnappa, Ashwini Ponnappa India, India Ashwini Ponnappa, Badminton Association Of India, sports news, badminton, Indian Express
December 27, 2017 7:55 pm

Ashwini Ponnappa on Wednesday said there is no motivation for the youngsters to choose a career in the format.

Premier Badminton League, PBL, Premier Badminton League schedule, Delhi Dashers, sports news, badmitnon, Indian Express
December 27, 2017 4:49 pm

The Delhi team, which was known as Delhi Acers in the last two editions, was officially rechristened to Delhi Dashers this season.

December 27, 2017 1:09 am

HS Prannoy, Sourabh Verma won their respective singles matches to help Ahmedabad Smash Masters thrash North Eastern Warriors' 4-1.

Kidambi Srikanth, Lakshya Sen, senior badminton nationals, senior badminton nationals schedule, sports news, badminton, Indian Express
December 26, 2017 7:27 pm

Kidambi Srikanth said he would look to stay fit next year in order to have a fair chance of clinching medals for the country in a hectic season.

PV Sindhu during Premier Badminton League
December 26, 2017 4:39 pm

PV Sindhu said that she is going to pick and choose tournaments next year after planning with her coach due to the cramped badminton calendar.

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