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BWF announces calendar for 1st half of 2021, India Open to be held from May 11

December 22, 2020 2:36 pm

The Olympic Qualifying period for Tokyo will restart next year and the first qualifying tournament will be the Swiss Open from March 2 to 7 followed by German Open from March 9-14.

India Open to be held in December, BWF announces revamped calendar

May 23, 2020 8:10 am

The World Tour Super 500 tournament, originally scheduled to be held in New Delhi from March 24-29, will now take place from December 8 to 13, the Badminton World Federation (BWF) said in a release.

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.

Mary Kom reaches India Open semifinal, to face Nikhat Zareen

May 21, 2019 11:34 pm

Such was the aura of 'Magnificent' Mary Kom that even her opponent, Mala Rai of Nepal, showed no regret in the loss and was seen sporting a broad smile hugging the Indian boxing idol in excitement after the defeat.

Mary Kom to make competitive debut in 51kg at home at India Open

May 13, 2019 7:39 pm

Mary Kom had opted out of the Asian Championships last month in order to prepare for the World Championships as the event will serve as good preparatory ground for Olympic qualification."I have been preparing well for 51kg category," she said.

Pullela Gopichand: Hope we get the 2020 Olympics slots at the earliest, so there’s no mad rush at the end

April 01, 2019 2:06 pm

Judging by the performances at the India Open, Kidambi Srikanth, Parupalli Kashyap, B Sai Praneeth, Sameer Verma and HS Prannoy could realistically get on the plane to Tokyo.

India Open Badminton: Title wait grows on Kidambi Srikanth

April 01, 2019 2:04 pm

Clinical Viktor Axelsen snuffs out the Indian’s elusive silverware-bid and shows he is miles behind the elite shuttlers of the world.

Kidambi Srikanth seals final spot, PV Sindhu crashes out at India Open

March 30, 2019 10:33 pm

Former champion Kidambi Srikanth reached title round after a 17-month drought but PV Sindhu bowed out after losing a close semifinal contest at the USD 350,000 India Open in New Delhi on Saturday.

India Open: Zhang Beiwen battles fund crunch, lack of training to pursue badminton dream

March 29, 2019 4:04 pm

Zhang Beiwen said she has not got any help from the US national badminton federation and has to rely on self-funding and prize money from competitions.

India Open: How Frenchman Leverdez found a second wind after one famous win

March 28, 2019 5:13 am

Though the Frenchman had beaten the three-time Olympic silver medallist previously – at the Denmark Open the year before – this was the World Championships where the cream comes out on top. But Leverdez had not read that script.