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Serving beauty

July 30, 2021 8:27 am

Nandu Natekar represented a brand of badminton that relied on wrist-craft, anticipation and deception in stroke-play

Badminton legend Nandu Natekar, who popularised backhand in India, passes away

July 29, 2021 1:04 pm

The sorcerer from Sangli, is survived by his three children - two daughters and a son, and leaves behind a legacy that traces back badminton's earliest days in India.

Want to go on to win an Olympic medal for India: Devika Sihag

July 23, 2021 10:14 pm

Devika Sihag, a young badminton player from Chandigarh, who was recently feted by the Haryana government wants to win an Olympic medal for her nation.

Super 300 Swiss Open: Brothers Grimley spin a scary tale

March 04, 2021 1:21 pm

Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty would win 21-18, 19-21, 21-16 against brothers Christopher and Matthew Grimley eventually. But not before being thoroughly confused by the Scottish identical twins.

Saina teaser: Parineeti Chopra takes us inside Saina Nehwal's life

March 02, 2021 3:47 pm

The makers of Saina released the film's teaser on Tuesday afternoon. The biopic, based on badminton champion Saina Nehwal, is helmed by Amole Gupte and produced by T-Series' Bhushan Kumar.

Katrina Kaif combines fitness and fun; take a look

February 17, 2021 6:04 pm

Seek some fitness inspiration from Katrina Kaif and Siddhant Chaturvedi as they battle it out in a game of badminton

On a day of Covid chaos, Ashwini-Satwik stay calm under pressure

January 13, 2021 12:07 pm

Nothing slyly microscopic, nor towering like her Indonesian opponent, could stop India's top mixed doubles pairing of Ashwini and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy from scalping World No.8 Hafiz Fazal and Gloria Emanuelle Widjaja at the Thailand Super 1000.

Indonesian fixing scandal: Badminton players tanked games in Hong Kong, Lucknow

January 11, 2021 3:37 pm

In a panel Integrity Unit investigation by the Badminton World Federation that concluded after events dating as far back as 2015, the kingpin of this series of fixed matches, Hendra Tandjaya, a 32-year-old doubles floater on the lower circuit explained during his confessions what "nyabon" meant: "playing a match to fix a particular result."

BWF announces calendar for 1st half of 2021, India Open to be held from May 11

December 22, 2020 2:36 pm

The Olympic Qualifying period for Tokyo will restart next year and the first qualifying tournament will be the Swiss Open from March 2 to 7 followed by German Open from March 9-14.

Explained: Why Britain’s Covid-19 crisis could hit Sindhu’s plans in the new year

December 22, 2020 2:35 pm

With restrictions on flights from the UK, and Sindhu needing to be in Bangkok on January 3, it is looking increasingly difficult for India's top player to make the trip to South-East Asia.

BADMINTON PHOTOS

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

August 16, 2015 8:12 pm

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

Saina Nehwal wins maiden India Open Super Series

March 30, 2015 11:08 am

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