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Sai Praneeth rues missed tournament owing to 'unclear test'

February 12, 2021 7:59 am

Tokyo-bound shuttler is looking forward to travelling with less stress for tournaments, now that the Covid-19 nightmare is behind him.

B Sai Praneeth withdraws after testing positive for COVID-19, roommate Srikanth forced to pull out

January 20, 2021 11:01 am

Former world number one Kidambi Srikanth, who was sharing the room with Praneeth, was also forced to withdraw as per protocols laid down by the Badminton World Federation (BWF).

B Sai Praneeth pulls out of Thomas Cup, Denmark Open

September 09, 2020 12:12 pm

B Sai Praneeth has pulled out of India’s Thomas Cup team for the October 3-11 tournament at Aarhus and the subsequent Denmark Open, citing lack of adequate fitness.

Hands sanitised, social distancing protocol followed, Sai Praneeth back in touch with badminton

August 08, 2020 1:06 pm

With a pandemic raging outside and the Olympics in the balance through the start of the summer, Sai Praneeth says the itch to play again had crept up his skin in May after initially making peace with constraints of a home-bound lockdown.

'Stupid, crammed, puts players at injury risk': BWF's revised calendar receives flak

May 23, 2020 12:13 am

The BWF unveiled a revised international calendar to salvage the remainder of the season, but it received widespread criticism from shuttlers like Saina Nehwal, Parupalli Kashyap, and B Sai Praneeth.

Malaysia Masters: PV Sindhu and co. hoping to start 2020 on good note

January 06, 2020 6:17 pm

PV Sindhu will face Russia's Evgeniya Kosetskaya in the first round of Malaysia Masters and she will hope to clash with world number 1 Chinese Taipei's Tai Tzu Ying in the quarterfinals.

Parupalli Kashyap, B Sai Praneeth knocked out of Fuzhou China Open

November 07, 2019 2:21 pm

While Parupalli Kashyap fell to defeat against seventh seed Victor Axelsen by 13-21, 19-21, B Sai Praneeth went down 22-20, 20-22, 16-21 against fourth seed Anders Antonsen in the men's singles second-round.

China Open: India's campaign ends with Sai Praneeth's defeat in quarterfinals

September 20, 2019 1:59 pm

Sai Praneeth suffered a three-game loss to world no.9 Anthony Sinisuka Ginting in the quarterfinals to draw curtains on India's campaign at the China Open.

B Sai Praneeth eyeing consistent show to seal Olympic berth early

August 28, 2019 5:36 pm

Only two shuttlers from one country, inside the top-16 on April 30, 2020, will qualify for the Tokyo Olympics.

BWF World Championships: Kento Momota schools history-maker Sai Praneeth

August 25, 2019 9:03 am

Sai's 21-13, 21-8 loss to World No.1 Kento Momota in the semifinals had only flickers of possibilities of how intact India's men's brigade can emerge from being thrown into a foundry with the world's very best.