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Senior Badminton Nationals | Sourabh Verma, Saina Nehwal win singles titles

Saina Nehwal defended her Senior Nationals title by defeating world No. 6 PV Sindhu in straight games in Guwahati in the women’s singles category. In the men’s singles event, Sourabh Verma got the better of young Lakshya Sen in a one-sided match in the 83rd edition of the tournament.
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Reports | Railways complain to BAI alleging Airport Authority of winning title with ineligible players

According to a report, Railway Sports Promotion Board (RSPB) has alleged that the Airport Authority of India played with some ineligible players during the Inter-State Team Championship and won the title as well. The Indian Railways had lost the team final 2-3 against AAI on Monday.
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Senior National Championship | PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal to take on each other in women's singles finals

PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal won their respective semi-finals in contrasting fashion to set up a mouth-watering women's singles finals clash at the 83rd Senior National Championship on Saturday. Two-time former champion Sourabh Verma has also sealed his spot in the men's singles final.
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newsbadminton3 days ago

Badminton Nationals | Poor court conditions force organisers to reschedule matches

Uneven court surface has forced the organisers of the of the Senior National Badminton Championship to reschedule the pre-quarterfinals of this year’s tournament being held in Guwahati. The likes of Saina Nehwal, P Kashyap and B Sai Praneeth will play their respective matches later this evening.
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newsbadminton4 days ago

Senior Badminton Nationals | Lakshya Sen and Shlok Ramachandran blaze past opponents to next round

Lakshya Sen and Shlok Ramachandran, who played important roles in Airport Authority of India’s Inter-Zonal title triumph, moved to the next round of the Senior Badminton Nationals. Harsheel Dani also battled it out against Siril Verma in a nail-biting thriller to qualify for the third round.
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newsbadminton4 days ago

All England Championship | Indian star shuttlers get tough draw to start with

The Indian badminton players have been given a tricky draw in the upcoming All England Championship 2019 that is scheduled to begin from March 6. India's badminton contingent will aim to break the 18-year-old title jinx in the World Tour Super 1000 tournament in Birmingham next month.
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newsbadminton7 days ago

National Badminton Championship | PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal face-off on the cards

The National Badminton Championship is scheduled to take place in Guwahati and the fans anticipate a PV Sindhu against Saina Nehwal clash at some stage. Kidambi Srikanth and HS Prannoy are uncertain due to injury concerns which means that Sameer Verma and Parupalli Kashyap could start as favourites.
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newsbadminton8 days ago

Reports | Multiple foreign coaches to be appointed to ease load on Pullela Gopichand

Indonesia’s Flandy Limpele, South Korea’s Kim Ji Hyun and Park Tae Sang will join up with Pullela Gopichand to work at the national academy in Hyderabad in the coming months. Kim and Park, will be coaching the singles players while Limpele will help Kim Tan Her in coaching the doubles candidates.
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newsbadminton10 days ago

PV Sindhu hopes to win gold at World Championship

P V Sindhu has mentioned that she is confident of striking gold at the World Championship later this year at St.Jakobshalle Basel. The Olympic silver medallist, who had finished second in the last two editions of the world championships, wants to give her best at the prestigious event this year.
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newsbadminton13 days ago

I hope that one of our players win the All England Open this year, says Pullela Gopichand

Pullela Gopichand had hoped that India can shake off their All England Open jinx and that one of the three Indian players can win the premier tournament this year. Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu, and Kidambi Srikanth will be participating in the international competition later this year.
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