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Saina begins training but will join camp at SAI centre after couple of weeks

London Olympics bronze-medallist Saina Nehwal has resumed training at a separate facility in Hyderabad after the coronavirus-induced break and is likely to join the...
satwik chirag

Chirag-Satwik to wait for 2 weeks before deciding on attending camp in Hyderabad

Wary of the COVID-19 threat, Olympic hopefuls Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy will wait for another couple of weeks before deciding on joining the...
P V Sindhu and Sai Praneeth

Sindhu, Praneeth & Sikki resume training after COVID-19 forced break

World champion P V Sindhu, along with B Sai Praneeth and N Sikki Reddy, hit the courts for training on Friday under strict safety...
Badminton Events

Badminton: India gets favourable draw in Thomas and Uber Cup Final

India have been handed relatively easy draws in the twice rescheduled Thomas and Uber Cup Finals slated to be held from October 3 to...
Telengana Sports

Telangana government allows resumption of training from August 5

The Telangana government has allowed resumption of training in the state from August 5, clearing the way for country's top shuttlers to hit the...
Badminton Events

BWF cancels four more events due to COVID-19 pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic continued to take a toll on international badminton with the game's world governing body (BWF) on Wednesday cancelling four more tournaments,...
PV Sindhu Li Xuerui

Beating Olympic champion Li Xuerui was turning point of my career: Sindhu

World champion PV Sindhu on Sunday said initial failures at the international stage was disappointing but defeating the then reigning Olympic champion Li Xuerui...
Kuhoo Garg

Shuttler Kuhoo Garg aims to qualify World C’ships next year, eyes Olympics 2024

India has won a medal each in badminton at the last two Summer Olympic Games. We all are well-versed with the performances of the...
BWF Secretary General Thomas Lund (left) and BWF President Poul-Erik Høyer

BWF puts four-term limit on president’s role, approves 30% gender representation in Council

The Badminton World Federation (BWF) has placed a four-term limit on its President's position besides approving the introduction of "geographical and gender representation" in...
India Open

BWF seeking “more clarity” from China before deciding on World Tour Finals

The Badminton World Federation (BWF) on Saturday said it was waiting for "more clarity" from China before it takes a call on the season-ending...
Sai Praneeth

There is no substitute to the hard work and dedication – Sai Praneeth

Now, it can't get bigger than this.. Only the 2nd male player in Indian history to clinch a medal at the World Badminton Championships 2019...
India Open

BWF cancels China Masters and Dutch Open due to COVID-19 pandemic

The Badminton World Federation (BWF) on Tuesday cancelled two more international tournaments -- China Masters and Dutch Open -- from its revamped 2020 calender...
P V Sindhu after becoming the BWF World Champion in August 2019 (Image: Hindustan Times)

Why PV Sindhu will go down in history as India’s best-ever badminton player?

India's badminton queen PV Sindhu turns 25 today. Born in Hyderabad in 1995, Sindhu has is arguably the greatest badminton player India has ever...

BAI plans training camp in Hyderabad from July 1

Top Indian shuttlers, including P V Sindhu, will be able to hit the courts from July 1 if the state government gives a green...

Young Guns | Still have a long way to go – Shuttler Anoushka Parikh

From music, to playing cricket, cycling and many more, Anoushka Parikh has done everything and found her first love in Badminton. The best player...
HS Prannoy

Prannoy apologises for outburst against BAI

India shuttler H S Prannoy has apologised to the Badminton Association of India (BAI) for his scathing attack on the national federation after it...
P V Sindhu

Sports can help win battle against COVID-19 pandemic: Sindhu

Asserting that sports can help win the battle against coronavirus pandemic in the absence of a vaccine, Olympic and World Championships medallist shuttler P...
H S Prannoy with Pullela Gopichand

Gopichand recommends Prannoy for Arjuna Award

Indian shuttler H S Prannoy has been recommended for the Arjuna award by chief national badminton coach Pullela Gopichand after the Badminton Association of...
PV Sindhu

Sindhu to take part in worldwide live workout on Olympic Day

World champion and Olympic silver medallist shuttler P V Sindhu will join 21 top athletes around the world in a live workout to mark...
Kidambi Srikanth

BAI recommends Srikanth for Khel Ratna Award following his apology

 Badminton Association of India (BAI) has recommended Kidambi Srikanth for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award following player's apology to the federation for his...