Wednesday, September 26, 2018

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,...

Badminton Association of India’s cash incentives serve as upliftment for state units

The Badminton Association of India (BAI), in a first-ever initiative, doled out cash incentive of INR 1 crore and 60 lakhs to the member associations for development of the sport across the country. The cash disbursement follows the decision on...

Dear daughter, always keep on challenging yourself | By PV Ramana

Dear daughter Being a sportsperson has taught me a lot. But the most important thing I want to tell you and every other young athlete is that never stop enjoying your game. The minute you do, there will be no...

Dear Saina; when India needed a hero to look up to, you always stepped up.

Dear Saina. I will speak for myself here, and I will speak as a woman who has grown up watching you. Popular belief back when I first showed the slightest signs of interest in sports was that this was not...

Ashwini Ponnappa: The Doubles legend India could always count on

236 minutes. This is not a random number. This is the time that Ashwini Ponnappa, a Red Bull athlete, has spent on court in Jakarta during the ongoing 2018 Asian Games. Her time at the tournament may be up, but...

PV Sindhu the only Indian in Forbes’ Top 10 highest paid female athletes list

Forbes has come up with a well-researched list of the highest paid female athletes of 2018. India's elite badminton player, PV Sindhu has managed to find a place among the Top 10 coming in at 7th. She is the...

The real “Master” of Hyderabad Badminton League: Manoj Vaz Ramchandran

In a country as diverse like India, if you consider a second sport capable of being a strong threat in toppling over cricket as the key-attracting game, it must be badminton. It was with the rise of the Saina Nehwal's...

Train ride to destiny: How Prakash Padukone changed the fate of an entire sport

Badminton, today, is one of India's premier sports. The racquet sport has provided India with a unique chance to excel in something which is not cricket. Over the last decade, many such 'shuttlers' have risen and found their place...

Each day I steadily lose hope in the system | Jwala Gutta

For a long time, I was made fun of. I was trolled. I was harassed. Several tactics were applied to shut me up, to bottle down my voice. Newspapers were looking to get their readers interested with catchy headlines...

Aparna Balan petitions Kerala High Court on exclusion from Asian Games squad

Building on the issues that have been happening for quite some time now, snubbed shuttler Aparna Balan has now decided to take legal action against Pullela Gopichand and the Badminton Association of India (BAI) regarding her blatant exclusion from...