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This interview of 18-yr-old Saina Nehwal will make you feel nostalgic

Dwell into this old interview of then 18-year-old Saina Nehwal as she talks about success that came her way in 2008.

Looking back at the five biggest achievements of Saina Nehwal

As Saina Nehwal's glittering career winds down it is time to look back at top-five memorable feats of her career.

On this day Saina Nehwal became the world no. 1 shuttler

Saina Nehwal (Image: Business Standard)
We can never forget the day when Saina Nehwal reached such heights where no Indian women in badminton had gone. She was the first woman superstar of the in the badminton fraternity of India. It was back on April 2, 2015, she stood world number 1 and became the first woman to do so from India. Saina started her...

Players’ safety compromised at All England Open last week: Saina Nehwal

Saina Nehwal (Image: The Week)
Indian badminton star Saina Nehwal accused the sport's administrators of placing money above players' safety by continuing last week's All England Championships despite the COVID-19 pandemic. "Only thing I can think of is that rather than the players welfare n feelings, financial reasons were given more importance. Otherwise there was no other reason for the #AllEnglandOpen2020 to go on last...

When Saina Nehwal became World No. 1

What does it take to become a World No.1? Dedication. As an 8-year-old, your day starts at 4 am, you travel 25 km to the stadium and train. You train so hard, for so long, every day, that the stadium practically becomes your home. Passion. You love your sport. No matter what, when you are in action, you forget everything else — the...

Saina Nehwal’s Tokyo Olympic qualification getting tight now, says her husband

Image: Facebook / Saina Nehwal
Former World No.1 Saina Nehwal is presently up the creek as far as her Tokyo Olympics ambition is concerned but chances are that a couple of good performances in the remaining qualifying tournaments can put her back in contention, believes husband and mentor Parupalli Kashyap.  Currently ranked 22nd, Saina has to move into the...

BREAKING: Badminton star Saina Nehwal will join BJP

In a massive development on Wednesday, ace Badminton player Saina Nehwal is expected to join the ruling BJP on Wednesday as per ANI. This comes amid BJP’s announcement on Tuesday of an important personality joining the party. Saina has won 24 international titles, that includes 11 Superseries titles. She achieved the world no. 1 ranking in 2015, becoming the second...

Pullela Gopichand confident Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth will qualify for Olympics

Saina Nehwal
Chief national coach Pullela Gopichand did not deny that a busy BWF itinerary is causing problems, but at the same time, he has faith in PV Sindhu’s calibre to adapt herself to the demanding schedule. 2019 was one of the lowest points of Sindhu’s career. She did win the World Championships gold but not any other tournament.

Saina Nehwal is the Serena Williams of Indian badminton

Saina and Serena
It's not an easy task being a star sportsman who has to perpetually hog the limelight with the critics ready with their pens to scribble and scrutinise the slightest of falters in form. The fingers are quick to jab and point whenever a slip takes place and is faster to judge than amply celebrate. With her form...

BWF World Rankings: Saina Nehwal falls out of top-16 for the first time in over 10 years

The latest world rankings released by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 did not prove to be favourable for India’s top shuttlers. In fact, Saina Nehwal, who could not emulate her winning feat at last year's Indonesia Masters this time, fell out of the World top-16 for the first time in over 10 years....