newsbadminton5 hours ago

Asian Games more competitive than Commonwealth Games, says Ashwini Ponnappa

Ashwini Ponnappa has stated that the Asian Games is tougher than the Commonwealth Games with the likes of China, Japan, Korea and others participating. She further added that the team will try to replicate their Incheon games display and with a podium finish being the ultimate goal.
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newsbadminton2 days ago

Kidambi Srikanth : The biggest challenge for me these days is to maintain fitness

India’s highest ranked men's badminton player - Kidambi Srikanth - has revealed that his primary focus over the past few months has been to stay in shape and avoid injuries of any sort. Srikanth added that he remains focused on winning a gold medal at the upcoming Asian Games in Jakarta.
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newsbadminton2 days ago

Sourabh Verma and Pratul Joshi to clash in final of Senior Ranking badminton tournament

Pratul Joshi and Sourabh Verma will fight each other in the final of the All India senior ranking badminton tournament after wins in their respective semi-finals on Saturday. Former national champion Rituparna Das also reached the final in women’s category, where she will face Sai Uttejitha Rao.
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newsbadminton3 days ago

Lakshya Sen and Gayatri Gopichand breeze into the quarter-finals of the Senior Ranking Tournament

While Lakshya Sen won against Siril Verma, Gayatri Gopichand defeated Vrushali G to qualify to the quarter-finals of the Senior Ranking Tournament in Bengaluru on Friday. Pratul Joshi is also through to quarters after a tight third-round match against Rahul Yadav which he won 20-22, 21-16, 21-12.
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newsbadminton3 days ago

US Open Badminton | Ajay Jayaram advances to semi-finals with an easy win

Ajay Jayaram advanced to the semi-finals of the US Open Super 300 tournament after recording an easy straight-game victory against South Korea’s Heo Kwang Hee in the quarter-finals on Thursday. Jayaram will take on Mark Caljouw of Netherlands, who is ranked 30th in the world, in the semi-finals.
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newsbadminton4 days ago

US Open Badminton | Ajay Jayaram moves into quarter-final with second successive win

India’s Ajay Jayaram won his second successive three-game match against Brazil’s Ygor Coelho and advanced to the quarter-finals of the US Open Super 300 badminton tournament. Jayaram defeated the world no. 31 in an intense match, which finished 19-21, 21-12, 21-16 in the second round on Thursday.
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newsbadminton6 days ago

Sourabh Verma hopeful of making into India's Asian Games badminton contingent

Sourabh Verma wishes to make it to the squad which will represent India at Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia. Verma has also stated that competition in India has risen over the years with youngsters getting influenced by the success of Kidambi Srikanth and HS Prannoy at the international level.
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newsbadminton14 days ago

Pullela Gopichand trains Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu at different academies

The National badminton coach Pullela Gopichand has been training Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu at two different venues as the players are no longer comfortable with each other. Gopichand has insisted that the decision was taken by the coaching team and was in the best interest of both the players.
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newsbadminton15 days ago

I will do my best to defend my title and make fans proud : Sai Praneeth

Sai Praneeth, who beat Kidambi Srikanth in last year's final, is set to defend his title as Singapore Open Champions to be held at the Singapore Indoor stadium from July 17. Besides India, Hong Kong and England also confirmed their respective entries for the tournament, as announced by organizers.
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newsbadminton22 days ago

Pullela Gopichand reveals the secret behind Saina and Sindhu’s rise to world-class status

Pullela Gopichand reckons that Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu, wh have a combined 13 Superseries titles, have a strong affinity for achievement and learn things quickly. He further went on to talk about the competition between the duo and said that they compete extremely so as to not lose to the other.
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