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Thomas cup winners, PM Modi

‘This is not a small feat’: PM Modi hails India’s Thomas Cup champions

May 22, 2022 12:46:52 pm

India won the Thomas Cup for the first time in the tournament's history, defeating 14-time champions Indonesia 3-0.

Error-prone Sindhu loses in Thailand Open semifinals

May 21, 2022 3:43:54 pm

The 26-year-old from Hyderabad had also lost to Chen the last time the two faced off at the 2019 BWF World Tour Finals.

PV Sindhu secures semifinal spot in Thailand Open

May 20, 2022 4:24:14 pm

The last time the duo played, the match was marred by controversy with Sindhu being penalised a point by the umpire for delaying tactics during the Badminton Asia Championships semifinals.

Srikanth out of Thailand Open after giving walkover in second round, Sindhu advances

May 19, 2022 7:31:03 pm

Srikanth, seeded eighth, gave a walkover to his Irish rival Nhat Nguyen. The reason for his withdrawal is not yet known.

Srikanth, Sindhu enter second round but Saina, Prannoy exit from Thailand Open

May 18, 2022 7:29:20 pm

Fresh from playing a major role in the Thomas Cup victory, Srikanth, seeded eighth, produced a gritty show to get the better of Brice Leverdez of France 18-21 21-10 21-16 in 49 minutes.

‘Loss to Chinese Taipei brought the team together’: Thomas Cup champion Arjun M R

May 18, 2022 5:25:01 pm

Arjun’s personal road to victory was no bed of roses either. He tested positive for Covid-19, with all possible symptoms, a week before the selection trials for the championship.

Bigger than any individual achievement, India will now be considered a badminton superpower: Prakash Padukone

May 17, 2022 3:23:22 pm

India on Sunday dethroned defending champions and 14-time winners Indonesia with a commanding 3-0 win in the summit clash of the Thomas Cup Final to script a historic win.

Thomas Cup: How the vanquished reacted

May 18, 2022 10:08:59 am

Watching the unheralded Indians lift the Thomas Cup, Indonesians, Malaysians & Danes reflected in shock mixed with anger and grudging recognition.

Thomas Cup winners Satwik-Chirag pull out of Thailand Open

May 16, 2022 7:29:34 pm

It is learnt that Chirag suffered some niggles during the tournament and the pair has informed the Badminton Association of India on Monday about their decision to skip the event this week.

Kidambi Srikanth

Thomas Cup: Kidambi Srikanth pens heartfelt note after India’s historical triumph

May 18, 2022 10:18:04 am

This has been a result of pure resilience and mental strength, says Kidambi Srikanth.

India’s giant badminton leap: From semifinal spot in 1979 to top of the world in 2022

May 18, 2022 10:17:18 am

Dreamy day of drama for India, great depth takes team to new high at Thomas Cup.

Thomas Cup Final, Indian Badminton

Lakshya’s retrieving, Srikanth’s silken strokes and Chirag-Satwik’s power play: The shots that defined India’s Thomas Cup matches

May 18, 2022 10:18:25 am

Thomas Cup Final: The clutch of points were all about finding the right nuanced placement and not bullying speed as such.

Mathias Boe, thomas cup

Boe basks in reflected glory after guiding Indian doubles pair

May 18, 2022 10:16:59 am

Mathias Boe has always shared a great equation with Chirag Shetty. And was guiding him along with video analysis online at the All England even when he wasn’t formally the India coach.

P Gopichand writes: ‘This is the real World Cup…proud of team’

May 18, 2022 8:55:04 am

After India defeated Indonesia 3-0 to win the Thomas Cup, national coach and all England champion P Gopichand talks exclusively to the Indian Express about the triumph and what it means for the country.

“Every player stepped up when it mattered”: Srikanth

May 16, 2022 1:42:01 am

An unheralded Indian men's team notched up a dominating 3-0 win over 14-time champions Indonesia to lift the Thomas Cup for the first time with Srikanth playing a crucial role as he stayed unbeaten in the tournament.

PM hails Thomas Cup triumph, invites shuttlers to his residence

May 15, 2022 9:52:54 pm

Flanked by his teammates, Kidambi Srikanth spoke to the PM first, followed by Lakshya Sen, HS Prannoy and Chirag Shetty.

Kidambi Srikanth

Kidambi Srikanth: Home-sick boy who took up badminton for ‘timepass’ is India’s undefeated Thomas Cup hero

May 16, 2022 7:38:26 am

Kidambi Srikanth loved imagining movie scripts. Today he wrote one, starring as a hero. This from 2017, when he hated to travel. He's gone places since then.

Sports Ministry announces Rs one crore reward for victorious Indian men’s badminton team

May 15, 2022 5:45:53 pm

India scripted a spectacular 3-0 victory over 14-time champions Indonesia in the Thomas Cup final in Bangkok on Sunday.

Thomas Cup: Indian men’s badminton team creates history, social media flooded with best wishes

May 15, 2022 4:41:00 pm

India dished out a performance for the ages with World Championships medallist Lakshya Sen, Kidambi Srikanth and world number 8 doubles duo of Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy producing memorable performances.

India Thomas Cup champs: Who would have thought? The Team

May 16, 2022 7:38:23 am

On Sunday, India invited history for an elegant cup of tea, demolishing Thomas Cup royalty, Indonesia, 3-0 in the finals.

Prankster to world beater: Story of Lakshya Sen who gave India the lead in Thomas Cup final

May 17, 2022 7:34:45 pm

Coach Vimal Kumar reveals how the boy from hills evolved into into a steely, thinking shuttler.

Thomas Cup Final, Indian Badminton

Thomas Cup Final 2022 highlights: India clinch Thomas Cup title for the first time

May 16, 2022 2:51:00 pm

Thomas Cup Final 2022 highlights: India defeated the 14-time champions Indonesia to win the Thomas Cup for the first time.

Thomas Cup: Of bond-building between Kidambi Srikanth and HS Prannoy, team dinners and putting team before ‘I’

May 15, 2022 7:33:24 am

The seeds of India's historic run to the final of the Thomas Cup were planted at high-intensity training sessions, while having each other's back and thawing of a relationship played a role too.

Thomas Cup live streaming

Thomas Cup Final 2022 live streaming: When and where to watch India vs Indonesia ?

May 14, 2022 6:07:30 pm

Thomas Cup 2022 Final Live Streaming, TV Channel, Time IST: Here are all the details on India vs Indonesia match.

Thomas Cup: All singles must-win games for India against doubles-heavy Indonesia

May 15, 2022 7:32:59 am

Winning Thomas Cup though is Indonesia's second skin. Their singles players routinely punch above their weight, and their doubles are so formidable that India's singles players might well think of all their matches as must-wins to add up the straightforward math.