Saturday, November 17, 2018

Indian team bows out in BWF World Juniors Mixed Team

Despite Lakshya Sen’s superb efforts, India failed to go past South Korea as they went down 1-3 in the Mixed Team quarterfinals of the Li Ning BWF World Junior Badminton Championships 2018 at Markham (Canada) on Thursday late night. When...

Kerala shuttler suspended after pointing out discrepancy in state rewards

With communal tension flying high over Sabrimala, Kerala has not exactly been the bastion of positive news lately. Now, there is an appalling incident which took place in the state's sporting ecosystem which has only made matters worse. A...

Third straight win for Team India at BWF World Juniors

India’s Mixed Team registered its third consecutive win in their group E tie, beating the lower ranked Faroe Islands 5-0 in the Li Ning BWF World Junior Badminton Championships 2018 at Markham (Canada) today. The Indian shuttlers, who are...

Positive start for Team India at BWF World Juniors

Indian shuttlers made a positive start to their campaign in the Li Ning BWF World Junior Badminton Championships 2018, which got underway at Markham (Canada), beating Sri Lanka and Kenya 3-0 in their opening two ties of the Mixed...
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VIDEO: Biggest achievement of my life, says Subhankar Dey

After a scintillating tournament, Subhankar Dey has definitely caught eyeballs for his dominating performances against some of his biggest competitors at the SaarLorLux Open. For Subhankar, who has always been touted as an outsider in the Indian Badminton circuit,...

Will give our best shot at medals: Lakshya Sen ahead of BWF World Juniors

World Junior No. 4 Lakshya Sen will be shouldering the burden of India’s fortune at the Li Ning BWF World Junior Badminton Championships 2018, beginning at Markham (Canada) from tomorrow. The 23-member squad will look up to Lakshya, the reigning...

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...