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Vanakkam badminton: Tamil Nadu a sleeping giant beginning to stir

Lying in the shadow of traditional badminton hotbeds for decades, Tamil Nadu is a sleeping giant beginning to stir

Improve fitness and stay injury free: Pullela Gopichand

Chief national coach Pullela Gopichand wants his wards to improve their fitness and stay injury free as they look to put up a good show in the upcoming tournaments this season.


Badminton Rankings: Kidambi Srikanth only Indian in top 10; PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal fall

PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal are ranked 13th and 12th respectively in women's singles currently.

'Sorry I didn’t deliver an Olympic gold': Lee Chong Wei's emotional post after retirement

Hours after announcing his retirement, Lee Chong wrote an emotional Facebook post in which he wrote about how he decided to retire, his regret about not winning an Olympic gold medal and spending time with his family

P V Sindhu, Sameer Verma lose in dismal day for India at Australian Open

The world number five P. V. Sindhu, who is still looking for the first title of the season, could not get across Nitchaon Jindapol, ranked 29th, and lost 19-21 18-21 in a 49-minute match.

Shuttler Sourabh Verma lashes out at Air India for damaging his luggage

Sourabh Verma Sunday lashed out at national carrier Air India for manhandling and damaging his luggage while he was travelling from Delhi to Copenhagen.


Indian shuttlers eye elusive medal at Sudirman Cup

India will continue their hunt for an elusive medal when top shuttlers PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal spearhead the Indian challenge at the prestigious Sudirman Cup which gets underway here Sunday.

Shuttle flies outdoors: Badminton’s new version hopes to bring in casual fans, players into fold

Much like India, amateur participation outdoors is 40 per cent more than those undergoing structured training on expensive indoor wooden courts, globally.

Explained: Why the AirShuttle is key for AirBadminton

The final materials of the AirShuttle will be released once a manufacturer is firmed up, but the prototypes are made of polypropylene and nylon.

‘Trained 33 international players, coaching is a passion for me’: Syed Mohammed Arif

76-year-old Syed Mohammed Arif has seen the growth of Indian badminton from close. The former Sports Authority of India coach, who retired in 2005, still trains players at some of the badminton academies run by his trainees in Hyderabad and keeps track of his wards.

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Saina Nehwal settles for silver after final's loss to Carolina Marin at World Badminton Championship

Saina Nehwal lost the World Championship final against Carolina Marin 16-21 19-21.

Saina Nehwal wins maiden India Open Super Series

Saina Nehwal won her maiden India Open Super Series on Sunday.