Prakash Padukone attended daughter Deepika's wedding to Ranveer Singh at the picturesque Villa del Balbianello at Lake Como in Italy on Wednesday.
Pullela Gopichand termed the year gone by as a "tough" one, but expressed satisfaction that the target to do well in major events was achieved.
Olympic silver medallist P V Sindhu and Sameer Verma notched up contrasting wins on Wednesday to progress to the second round of the Hong Kong Open.
Parupalli Kashyap made a solid start to his campaign, defeating Chinese Taipei's Hsu Jen Hao in the qualifying round of the Hong Kong World Tour Super 500 tournament.
In a gruelling season, PV Sindhu managed to claim silver medals at the Commonwealth Games, World Championship and Asian Games. She also reached the finals at the India Open and Thailand Open.
P V Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth were ousted from the China Open World Tour Super 750 on Friday after losing their singles quarterfinals matches in Fuzhou.
China Open, PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth Highlights: PV Sindhu went down to He Bingjiao while Kidambi Srikanth lost to Tien Chen Chou in the quarterfinals.
Former No. 1-ranked Lee Chong Wei says his nose cancer has gone into remission after intensive treatment and he still aims to chase his dream of winning an Olympic gold in badminton.
P V Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth recorded contrasting victories to advance to the quarterfinals of the China Open World Tour Super 750 in Fuzhou on Thursday.
NG Balasubramannian has been issued with a two-year suspension by the Kerala Badminton Association for comparing the prize money awarded to the state winners in Karnataka and Kerala.
Kidambi Srikanth, ranked 9th, saw off France's Lucas Corvee 21-12 21-16 in 35 minutes to set up a clash with Indonesia's Tommy Sugiarto.
The Olympic silver medallist PV Sindhu registered an easy 21-13 21-19 win in a match that lasted less than 30 minutes.
PV Sindhu has been seeded third in this BWF World Tour Super 750 and she is unlikely to face many challenges from the unseeded world number 30 in the first round.
The unseeded Shubhankar Dey got the better of England's Rajeev Ouseph 21-11 21-14 in just 34 minutes in the final played on Sunday.
Ace Indian shuttler Ashwini Ponnappa Monday backed the country's #MeToo movement, saying it's important to stand by the women sharing their experiences.
Where the singles shuttlers exited, the doubles pairing of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty became the first Indian men's pair to enter a Superseries semifinals.
Saina looked in good touch initially but couldn't match the pace of Tzu Ying later on to squander four game points and lose the opening game.
PV Sindhu set up a clash with seventh seeded Chinese He Bingjiao after the 21-17, 21-16 win in second round.
Saina, who had reached the finals at Denmark Open last week, continued her good run by outwitting former World champion Nozomi Okuhara of Japan 10-21 21-14 21-17 in another exciting contest.
PV Sindhu, who is currently competing at the French Open in Paris, jumped one spot to stay one spot behind Chinese Taipei's Tai Tzu Ying, who continues to dominate the rankings.