Monday, Nov 28, 2022



Bombay HC holds shuttler entitled for wild card entry to international tournament, flags BAI's 'repeated mistakes'

August 17, 2022 12:21 am

Prathamesh Kulkarni was initially enlisted in the female category. Though his name was deleted from the list of female players, it was not entered in the male category and there were mistakes with regard to his date of birth.

HS Prannoy regains his place in world's top 20

July 05, 2022 8:14 pm

HS Prannoy is now the third highest ranked Indian male shuttler in the world after Lakshya Sen (10th) and Kidambi Srikanth (11th).

Allegations of fielding overage players: Badminton tourney stopped midway, postponed for a day

July 02, 2022 7:27 am

While some of the parents sat on the court stopping the matches midway, BAI observer Bamang Tago was seen urging the parents to let the matches happen.

BAI awards cash prizes to Thomas Cup-winning contingent

May 23, 2022 4:29 pm

The Indian team scripted history by clinching the Thomas Cup title for the first time in 73 years by thrashing 14-time champions Indonesia.

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.