February 13, 2019 1:15 pm
India's dream of breaking an 18-year-old title jinx at the All England Championship got tougher after the country's shuttlers, including P V SIndhu and Saina Nehwal, were handed a tricky draw in the World Tour Super 1000 tournament in Birmingham.
December 06, 2018 7:07 am
Stressing that it was important for a coach to be fair as well as to be seen as fair, he said he ran the risk of spreading himself thin, and his trainees routinely demanded more of his time.
September 11, 2018 6:07 pm
Srikanth and Prannoy had suffered shock defeats in the second round of the Asian Games and the duo would be desperate to make amends.
September 10, 2018 3:30 pm
B Sai Praneeth, who won the Singapore Open last year, withdrew from the tournament. The reasons for his pullout are not known.
June 28, 2018 1:19 am
In the men's singles, World No 7 Srikanth, who claimed four titles last season, dumped former World No 2 Jan Jorgensen of Denmark 21-18 21-9 in a 31-minute clash in Kuala Lumpur.
April 05, 2018 5:07 am
Commonwealth Games 2018: Indian athletes ditched tradition for comfort at the ceremony as they marched out in navy blue blazers and trousers rather than the traditional sarees and bandhgalas.
June 26, 2018 12:00 pm
Others may be fretting her epic World Championships final loss, but P V Sindhu is back on the court, in practice, readying for Tokyo, determined to make every muscle, every shot count. The Indian Express meets a 22-year-old confident of her place in history, and enjoying her moment in the sun
August 29, 2017 12:00 am
Even without a gold, it can be said that this is Indian badminton’s Golden Era
August 28, 2017 9:18 am
In the end, the Indian hearts may been broken, and accepting that a slightly better player won, will take some time. But no one at the Glasgow coliseum was left unmoved by what unfolded: two girls defying gravity on a shuttle for as long as their arm and leg muscles, and the willpower in their hearts allowed.
August 26, 2017 10:52 am
On Friday, the 22-year-old Olympic silver medallist outclassed Sun Yu 21-14, 21-9 in the quarterfinals, ensuring that she’s never lost to a Chinese at the Worlds. The 39-minute romp saw the 6’1” Chinese left clueless while facing a barrage of sliced drops and half-smashes.