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PBL: After historic brawl, all’s well for Thailand’s baddie boys Bodin Isara, Maneepong Jongjit

Bodin Isara and Maneepong Jongjit weren’t talking much to each other, for close to a year before the ill-fated 21st of July in 2013.

PBL 2019: Koreans spill secret of their doubles success — detachment off court

What’s friendship got to do with success, Lee Yong-and his doubles partner Yoo Yeon-seong. wonder, speaking separately over the course of the Premier Badminton League, and turning some mushy, assumptions on their head.


PBL: Bengaluru Raptors beat Awadhe Warriors to enter final

The Bengaluru team will hope to erase their setback from the previous season in which they lost the final narrowly to the Hyderabad Hunters.

Giant reawakening: Strong grooming, intense competition plotting Chinese revival

Since badminton was included in the Olympic programme in 1992, China has been the only country to have won multiple medals at each edition of the Games — winning a total of 41 (18 gold).

PBL: Carolina Marin, Lakshya Sen help Pune 7 Aces stay in contention for semis

Olympic gold medallist Carolina Marin and Asian junior champion Lakshya Sen powered Pune 7 Aces to a 5-0 win over struggling Delhi Dashers in the Premier Badminton League.

Mumbai Rockets qualify for semifinals as Sameer Verma remains unbeaten

Mumbai dominated the tie right from the start by winning the first two matches through Anders Antonsen and their mixed doubles pair of Pia Bernadeth and Kim Gi Jung.


Awadhe Warriors jump to second spot with win over Smash Masters

World no. 5 Son Wan Ho beat former world champion Viktor Axelsen as Awadhe Warriors thumped Ahmedabad Smash Masters at the Vodafone Premier Badminton League Season 4

Pro Badminton League roundup: Chennai Smashers thrash Ahmedabad Smash Masters

Chennai Smashers produced a flawless performance to hand table toppers Ahmedabad Smash Masters an embarrassing 6-(-1) defeat in a Premier Badminton League season four match in Pune on Sunday.

PBL 2018: Rituparna Das, Tanongsak, take North Eastern Warriors to second consecutive win

Rituparna Das continued her unbeaten run as North Eastern Warriors registered their second successive win, thrashing Delhi Dashers in the Premier Badminton League Season 4.

Pro Badminton League 4: Vladimir Ivanov-Chirag Shetty, Line Kjaersfeldt guide Pune 7 Aces to their first ever win

Pune 7 Aces started their home leg with a 4-3 win over two-time runners-up Mumbai Rockets in a riveting tie that went down to the wire at the Premier Badminton League Season 4 here Saturday.

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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.