Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Badminton

In Numbers: India’s Badminton stars at Youth Olympic Games

Lakshya Sen repeated the performance of his senior counterpart HS Prannoy with a Silver at the ongoing Youth Olympics in Buenos Aires but the road was anything but easy. The former World No 1 in the Junior events had...

Homecoming for PV Sindhu; Saina Nehwal to don the North East outfit in PBL

World Champion Carolina Marin and PV Sindhu were expectedly the most sought after Icon Players as the two 2018 world championship finallists were picked by Pune 7 Aces and defending champions Hyderabad Hunters respectively in the Players' Auction for...

Second consecutive title for Malvika Bansod in World Championship selection tourney

After winning the Junior Ranking Badminton tournament in Chandigarh, Malvika Bansod has proved the kind of consistency she is capable of by winning the second round of selections as well. Over the two tournaments and the subsequent results, the...

Once dubbed crazy for practicing, Manoj Sarkar hopes for a better future for Indian para-sports

"This is a slightly complicated question for me," says Manoj when I ask him since when he has been playing Badminton. "The reason being that I have played Badminton both as an able-bodied and a para-athlete." "I used to play...

Junior Ranking Badminton tournament finals later today

The All India Junior Ranking Badminton tournament is on in Chandigarh, and the results in the later knockout rounds have been nothing but fantastic. After a disappointing campaign in the prestigious China Open Super 1000 by the Indian contingent,...