newsbadminton2 days ago

Lee Chong Wei announces retirement from international events

Malaysia’s star badminton player Lee Chong Wei has announced his retirement from international competitions on Thursday. 36-year-old Chong Wei, who was a former world no. 1, decided to hang his boots from international badminton after suffering from cancer for the last several months.
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newsbadminton10 days ago

Live BWF Australian Open | Round 2

After a decent day at the office on Wednesday, the Indian shuttlers will be in action in the second round with an aim of making their way into the next. All eyes will be on PV Sindhu, Parupalli Kashyap, Sameer Verma and B Sai Praneeth in the singles category on Thursady in Round 2.
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newsbadminton11 days ago

Live BWF Australian Open | Round 1

Sai Praneeth, Sameer Verma, PV Sindhu, HS Prannoy and Parupalli Kashyap all will be in action in the first round of the Australian Open on Wednesday. The Indian badminton lovers will be having high hopes from PV Sindhu to deliver at the competition in the women’s singles category.
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newsbadminton12 days ago

Australian Open | Lakshya Sen, Ashwini Ponnappa- Rankireddy ousted in qualifiers

After Lakshya Sen started off with a win against Malaysia’s Teck Zhi Soo in the Australian Open qualifiers, his progress into the knockout stages was halted by Thailand’s Tanongsak Saensomboonsuk. Mixed doubles pair of Ashwini Ponnappa and Swastiksairaj Rankireddy also lost their match.
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newsbadminton12 days ago

BWF Australian Open | PV Sindhu, Sameer Verma hopeful of strong showing in Australia

PV Sindhu, who reached the semis of the Indian Open and the Singapore Open, will aim to end her title drought this season by going the distance in the upcoming Australian Open. Meanwhile, compatriot Sameer Verma will be eyeing revenge against Malaysia’s Lee Zii Jia in the first round.
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newsbadminton16 days ago

Australian Open Badminton | One of the toughest tournaments for every one of us, believes HS Prannoy

HS Prannoy is of the belief that the Australian Open, which will begin from June 4, will be one of the toughest tournaments for the Indian shuttlers. Prannoy will meet experienced Chinese shuttler Lin Dan in the first round of the World Tour Super 300 badminton tournament next week.
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newsbadminton16 days ago

SAI accepts proposal to hire badminton coach Mohammed Siyadath Ullah under TOP scheme

The Sports Authority of India (SAI) has included badminton coach Mohammed Siyadath Ullah in its Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS). The inclusion of Siyadath Ullah will be helpful for the men’s shuttlers Kidambi Srikanth, HS Prannoy, and Sameer Verma ahead of their Tokyo Olympics preparations.
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newsbadminton20 days ago

All-India Junior Badminton | Aashi Rawat beats Gayatri Gopichand to reach final

Young Aashi Rawat hogged all the limelight at the All-India Junior Ranking Badminton Tournament as she defeated Malvika Bansod and Gayatri Gopichand to make it to the final. In another match, Samiya Imad Farooqui reached the final from the other end by overcoming Akshaya Arumugam.
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newsbadminton21 days ago

Badminton Asia Council elects BAI president Himanta Biswa Sarma as their vice-president

The Badminton Association of India (BAI) president got 35 votes from the total 40 polled to get elected as the vice-president of the Badminton Asia Council which could be a huge step for India. Sarma wasn’t the only one from BAI as its secretary Omar Rashid was also elected as the deputy chairman.
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newsbadminton25 days ago

LIVE Sudirman Cup 2019 | India vs China – Group 1 D

After a dismal defeat at the hands of Malaysia in the first match of the group stage, India would be facing 10-times Sudirman Cup winner China in their second and last group stage match. With Malaysia already winning one of their group stage match, this becomes a must-win match for India.
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