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Vietnam Open: Sourabh Verma rises over Sun

Smashing past financial aches, lack of support staff and tough adversary, Sourabh Verma nails Vietnam Super 100.

PV Sindhu assured of a record fifth medal at Worlds, Sai Praneeth first after Padukone

Indian badminton has won a medal at the World Championships or Olympics in every year of this decade starting 2011, and has assured itself of two more at the Basel World Championships with PV Sindhu and B Sai Praneeth entering the semi-finals.


We never felt inferior to any doubles team, says Satwiksairaj Rankireddy

The semi-final win was a special one for Rankireddy and Shetty as they beat a much superior Korean pair of Ko Sung Hyun and Shin Baek Cheol - the duo they have always looked up to.

Thailand Open: Saina Nehwal returns to court in style, sails into second round

Saina Nehwal, the seventh seed at the Thailand Open, was returning to action after nearly two months. She had made last-minute withdrawals from Indonesia Open and Japan Open because of injuries.

Saina Nehwal and other shuttlers dealing with injuries in pre-Olympic year

Indian shuttlers had claimed two medals in the last two Olympics with Saina Nehwal and P V Sindhu clinching the bronze and silver at the London and Rio Games in 2012 and 2016 respectively.

It’s time we start looking at coaching differently, says Pullela Gopichand

Former world number one, Prakash Padukone too had urged that more importance should be given to the development of domestic coaches.


Great Dane gets shock treatment

H S Prannoy scripts biggest upset of the day, defeating World No.2 Jan O Jorgensen 18-21, 21-14, 21-14 to enter quarters.

No to the naysayers

K. Srikanth’s badminton triumph is Indian sport’s most heartening story of 2014.

Doubles, a lucrative option

Badminton has managed to keep doubles on a near-equal footing as far as the percentage of prize-pie goes.

Saina Nehwal,Parupalli Kashyap crash out of China Open

Saina Nehwal lost 21-16 15-21 17-21 to unseeded Sun Yu of China.