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Top players shown born in auto, forest: Parents in plea on badminton age fraud

Taking cognizance of the petition, the Karnataka High Court Friday directed the BAI to “consider the representation” and take a decision on it “in accordance with the law... within three weeks”.

Tai Tzu Ying to retire after 2020 Tokyo Olympics

World number one shuttler Tai Tzu Ying announced that she would be retiring from the sport following the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.


Saina Nehwal smashes new mark: First Indian woman to be World No. 1

Saina Nehwal became first Indian women's player to be World No.1 in badminton.

Top seeds Chen Yufei, Shi Yuqi pull out of India Open

With the top seeds withdrawing, India's P V Sindhu will receive the top billing and is firm favourite to lift the trophy for the second time after claiming the crown in 2017 and reaching the finals in the last edition.

Asia Mixed Team Championships: Ashmita Chaliha, Arun George-Sanyam Shukla shine but India lose 2-3 to Chinese Taipei

India crashed out of the Asia Mixed Team badminton Championships after losing 2-3 to Chinese Taipei, despite some brilliant performances by rising star Ashmita Chaliha and men's doubles pair of Arun George and Sanyam Shukla on Thursday.

India handed tough draw in Sudirman Cup

India has been drawn alongside 10-time champions China and Malaysia in the Sudirman Cup mixed team badminton championship to be held in Nanning, China from May 19 to 26.


Denmark's badminton player Joachim Persson banned over betting violations

Joachim Persson has been suspended for 18 months after breaching the sport's code of conduct in relation to betting and irregular match results, the Badminton World Federation (BWF) said on Thursday.

Saina Nehwal withdraws from Indian Open

Saina Nehwal, who turned 29 last Monday, had played through pain during the All England Championships after suffering from an acute gastroenteritis and mild pancreatitis ahead of the tournament.

Saina Nehwal, Sameer Verma look to put behind All England Championships disappointment at Swiss Open

Seeded third, Saina Nehwal is expected to face second-seeded He Bingjiao of China in the semifinals if the results fall in her favour.

All England Championships: Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth enter second round

A former finalist, Saina Nehwal defeated Scotland's Kristy Gilmour 21-17 21-18 in 35 minutes, while Kidambi Srikanth took half an hour to dispose off France's Brice Leverdez 21-13 21-11 on Wednesday night.

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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.