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BAI insists on full vaccination, negative RT-PCR report for domestic tourneys

June 30, 2021 8:44 am

Badminton is attempting to kickstart its much-touted domestic calendar of 13 annual tournaments with prize money to the tune of Rs 2.2 crore.

Your flight is now not boarding: Top athletes on tenterhooks about travel for Tokyo qualification events

April 30, 2021 11:34 am

Travel bans written in cold, bureaucratic argot script have turned into quivers of anxiety for Indian athletes chasing Olympic qualification across sports.

Thailand Open: Swab sticks cause '10 seconds of hell', surveillance spooks players

January 14, 2021 2:56 pm

TV 2 Sport of Denmark has been chronicling quarantine and isolation woes of Danish shuttlers. Russian doubles veteran Ivan Sozhonov was recorded by partner Vladimir Ivanov, literally shuddering while the testing official poked the swab stick fishing for a sample.

BAI recommends Satwiksairaj Rankireddy, Chirag Shetty, Sameer Verma for Arjuna

June 02, 2020 7:23 pm

BAI has recommended renowned National Institute of Sports (NIS)-certified coaches -- S Murlidharan and Bhaskar Babu -- for the Dronacharya Award.

BAI ready to host India Open in December-January; BWF suspends US Open

April 28, 2020 5:57 pm

The BWF had last week sent a letter to BAI, asking it for a slot to conduct the India Open Super 500 tournament, which was suspended last month due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Badminton Association of India distributes 1.6 crore to state association

September 19, 2018 6:48 pm

The Badminton Association of India (BAI) has distributed cash incentive of Rs 1.6 crores to the member state associations for development of the sport across the country.

Notice to impeach CJI Dipak Misra unwarranted: Bar Association of India

May 04, 2018 9:52 pm

The impeachment notice submitted by seven opposition parties led by the Congress last month was rejected by Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu.

BAI hunts for coach to fix Indian doubles travails

May 27, 2014 1:54 am

The BAI has finally decided to get BWF’s help in hiring a specialist foreign coach.

Why Pullela Gopichand has nothing to say? asks Jwala Gutta

October 25, 2013 5:28 pm

Jwala said she is surprised that India's chief badminton coach Pullela Gopichand is still silent.

Court asks BAI for performance file

October 16, 2013 12:06 am

Sawant had alleged that Gopichand tried to promote players from his own academy and state.