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BWF World Championships


BWF World Championships rescheduled to end of 2021

May 01, 2020 4:46 pm

The BWF World Championships, which is usually played in August, will be held in the same calendar year as the Olympics for the first time ever.

BWF freezes rankings until further notice, seeks alternatives for 2021 Worlds

April 01, 2020 8:19 am

The BWF said it will take time to decide on the process of unfreezing the world rankings as it will depend on how the international calendar looks once things improve.

B Sai Praneeth eyeing consistent show to seal Olympic berth early

August 28, 2019 5:36 pm

Only two shuttlers from one country, inside the top-16 on April 30, 2020, will qualify for the Tokyo Olympics.

PM Narendra Modi congratulates para badminton winners after tweet by medallist Sukant Kadam

August 28, 2019 10:48 am

While India celebrated PV Sindhu's gold and Sai Praneeth's bronze at BWF World Championships, the country also claimed 12 medals in BWF Para Badminton World Championships held in Basel, Switzerland.

Watch: World champion PV Sindhu returns to hero's welcome

August 27, 2019 11:45 am

India's first badminton world champion P V Sindhu was welcomed exuberantly on her return to the country and promised to work harder to clinch more medals.

PV Sindhu: Strokes of genius

August 27, 2019 10:11 am

Sindhu’s ascent to the top of the world game has required constant upgrade in skills, conditioning and mindset

Watch: Celebrations at PV Sindhu's Hyderabad home after World Championships victory

August 26, 2019 1:32 pm

It was the ace Indian shuttler's mother PV Vijaya's birthday and Sindhu also dedicated her victory at the World Championships to her mother.

History says the biggest events bring out the best in Sindhu

August 26, 2019 11:22 am

Going into the World Championships, she had lost twice in a row to Akane Yamaguchi and even succumbed to such unheralded names as Cai Yan Yan and Nitchaon Jindapol. It didn’t augur well for her chances in Basel. But what did we know!

PV Sindhu: 24-year-old, 24-karat gold

August 26, 2019 7:02 am

After silver medals in two successive editions, Sindhu becomes India’s first world champion in badminton; power-smashes Okuhara into submission.

No words to express, have waited for so long, says PV Sindhu

August 26, 2019 11:13 am

Two years after being robbed of the gold by Nozomi Okuhara in an epic 110-minute final, PV Sindhu finally exorcised the ghost of that loss with a dominating win over the same opponent.


PV Sindhu smashes her way to gold, makes history at BWF World Championships

August 26, 2019 7:39 am

PV Sindhu won her first-ever gold medal at the BWF World Championships after losing in two consecutive finals in 2017 and 2018.