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India finishes with 12 medals in para badminton World Championships

India's Pramod Bhagat made a strong comeback to defeat England's Daniel Bethell and clinch his third title in the men's singles SL3 category at the BWF Para Badminton World Championships

Indian men’s badminton heaves a huge Sai of relief

Sai’s match against Jonathan Christie wasn’t of supreme quality. Two nervous men, hoping not to blink would best describe the 24-22, 21-14 win.


Aditi-Tanisha aim to replicate junior success on the senior circuit

It was the duo's third All India U-19 ranking title after ones in Chandigarh last year and Chennai this year. Bhatt's singles title was her first All India U-19 ranking title.

Maisnam Meiraba Luwang enters U-19 finals, makes coach-dad proud

The senior Luwang is a coach with the Manipur Sports Department in Imphal and had competed at the junior and senior level in the 1980s along with the likes of current national chief coach Pullela Gopichand.

Underdog day afternoon: Saatwiksairaj-Chirag outwit world champions for India’s biggest doubles title

The Chinese were stumped in the opening game when the Indians literally scored off jabs while threatening to unveil the power-punches.

Indian men mark arrival in badminton’s speediest, strongest, toughest event

This is India’s first top title in what is badminton’s speediest, strongest and toughest event to crack — the men’s doubles, dominated by the powerful and blitzy Indonesians, Chinese, Koreans and Danes.


Reddy, Shetty, go: Saatwiksairaj-Chirag become first Indian pairing to reach Super 500 event final

Saatwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty become first Indian pairing to make the finals of a Super 500 event

Playing in U-19 category, Unnati Hooda and Palak Arora learn lessons

Coach Parvesh Kumar believes that the pair will add strength in the coming years and competing at U-17 and U-19 level will also add to their confidence.

Re-conduct of draw pits Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu on collision course

BWF had mistakenly included Mauritius' Kate Foo Kune, who was suspended since July due to a doping charge, in the initial draw and hence had to conduct the World Championships draw again.

Sourabh Verma, Ashwini-Sikki reach Hyderabad Open finals

The top seeded Indian women's doubles pair of Ashwini Ponnappa and N Sikki Reddy defeated Hong Kong's Fan Ka Yan and Wu Yi Ting 21-12 21-12 to enter their first final of the season.

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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.