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B Sai Praneeth eyeing consistent show to seal Olympic berth early

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

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

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

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

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

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!


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

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: 'Nothing short of a masterclass'

Two years after being robbed off the gold by Okuhara in an epic 110-minute final at Glasgow that went down as one of the greatest battles in badminton history, Sindhu finally exorcised the ghost of that heart-wrenching loss with a completely dominating win over the same opponent.

PM Modi on PV Sindhu's win: Your dedication towards badminton is inspiring

PV Sindhu wins gold at World Badminton Championship: "The stupendously talented P V Sindhu makes India proud again!" Prime Minister Modi tweeted.

PV Sindhu makes history after winning gold at BWF World Championships

PV Sindhu won her fifth World Championships medal -- joint-most for a woman singles player with Zhang Ning of China -- to go with the two successive silvers and a couple of bronze medals.

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

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