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Jwala-Ashwini ready for Uber Cup challenge

May 14, 2014 6:05:25 pm

Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa feel playing in team championships motivates them to make that extra effort on court.

Lin Dan, Chong Wei’s bad penny

April 29, 2014 5:50:45 pm

Shuttle’s two legends and eternal rivals are cordial alright and they even jammed on same side of the net.

PV Sindhu, Jwala-Ashwini assured bronze

April 26, 2014 5:06:30 pm

In the men’s singles, Gurusaidutt lost to Liu Kai of China 24-22, 9-21, 13-21.

Sindhu, Kashyap advance, Srikanth exits early at Asian C’ships

April 24, 2014 4:47:45 pm

Sindhu will next face Hirose Eriko of Japan in the next round. Hirose has a 3-0 lead against the Indian.

Srikanth draws Super Dan in first round of Asian Championships

April 22, 2014 1:31:52 am

Lin Dan is playing only his second tournament since the London Olympics where he won gold.

K Srikanth goes down fighting

April 13, 2014 12:46:12 pm

Pressure got the better of Srikanth as he committed a number of unforced errors to hand the game to Lee.

Kidambi Srikanth roars into Singapore semis; Sindhu out

April 12, 2014 1:36:02 pm

Eight seed Sindhu started brightly before surrendering to the second seed and world number 3 Yihan Wang of China. It was a close battle between the two shuttlers, which the Chinese won 21-19 21-15 in 37 minutes.

Kidambi Srikanth keeps the flag flying

April 11, 2014 12:02:01 pm

Srikanth stuns World No.10 Tien Minh Nguyen to reach quarters; Sindhu makes last-16 too.

Home or away, Saina Nehwal’s miserable run continues after early exit

April 10, 2014 1:01:08 pm

The London Olympic bronze medallist hardly had to break sweat in the opening game though.

Dream final, India edit

April 6, 2014 2:03:34 am

The match swung one way and then another for an hour and twenty minutes before a smash finally gave Long the 21-15 21-23 21-19 win.

Yihan Singles Saina Out

April 5, 2014 2:57:37 pm

World No.2 improves record over Nehwal to 8-1 with QF win; Kashyap loses later to end Indian challenge.

Lucky Vittinghus defies the odds

April 4, 2014 3:32:05 pm

He won 18-21, 23-21, 21-13, even as his opponent Dionysius Rumbaka of Indonesia appeared to pull a thigh muscle in the third game.

Up next: Chinese wall

April 4, 2014 4:08:03 pm

Saina will have to overturn 1-7 personal record against Yihan to make semis.

Win some, lose some

April 3, 2014 3:36:04 pm

Kashyap beats World No. 7 Zhengming Wang but Sindhu bows out to All-England champion in first round.

Sindhu, Saina may face SF clash in India Open

March 26, 2014 12:58:42 am

Sindhu, world number 9, has a more difficult task as she faces second seed and reigning All England champion Shixian Wang in the opening round.

Sindhu loses latest battle of next-big-things to Sun Yu

March 18, 2014 10:41:40 am

At 182 cm, Sun Yu (19) is China’s and their women’s coach, Chen Jin’s, big hope for the future in badminton.

Saina, Kashyap reach last-8

March 15, 2014 1:37:33 am

Kashyap’s next opponent is world number 22 Tien but the Indian will take heart from the fact that he had beaten him in the Macau Open in 2011.

Sindhu reaches quarterfinals, Nehwal off to winning start

March 14, 2014 2:26:28 am

Meanwhile, Saina opened her campaign with a straight game win over qualifier Chisato Hoshi of Japan.

Sindhu, Kashyap power through openers

March 13, 2014 3:30:24 am

But it was curtains for Kidambi Srikanth in the men’s singles, while Saili Rane failed to cross the opening hurdle in women’s singles.

Lee Chong Wei, Shixian Wang claim All England titles

March 10, 2014 11:00:04 am

Lee Chong Wei brought his experience into the game, wearying out his opponent’s patience.

Last stand ends in quarters

March 9, 2014 1:48:23 am

Saina’s loss in the last-eight stage of All England Championship ends Indian hopes in the event.

Saina Nehwal enters quarters after giving none

March 8, 2014 12:51:24 pm

Seventh seed Saina defeated the American qualifier 24-22, 18-21, 21-19 in an hour in the second round contest.

Saina Nehwal lone Indian to survive opening day of All England

March 6, 2014 12:22:50 pm

Saina was the only bright spot on a dismal day for Indian badminton as she notched up an easy 21-15 21-6 win.

All England, a distant dream

March 4, 2014 1:54:15 pm

The All England has remained an elusive mirage for India’s most successful badminton player - Saina Nehwal.

Old boy Arvind Bhat strikes gold at Germany

March 3, 2014 2:43:50 pm

At 34, Bhat became the first Indian since P Gopichand to win a Grand Prix Gold-level title in Europe.