newsbadminton16 hours ago

Badminton | PV Sindhu placed in Group of Death at the BWF World Tour Finals

India’s women’s singles badminton player PV Sindhu was drawn in the “group of death” for the 2018 BWF World Tour Finals which will be held at Guangzhou in China. The Indian star will have to go through the likes of Akane Yamaguchi, Tai Tzu Ying, and Beiwen Zhang to make it into the knockouts.
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newsbadminton7 days ago

After Tata Open win, Lakshya Sen bids adieu to junior badminton circuit

17-year old Lakshya Sen, who recently bagged a win in the Tata Open, bid farewell to the junior circuit after he revealed that he would be competing in the senior category from next season onwards. Sen will now prepare for the All India Ranking Tournament in Bangalore which will be held next week.
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newsbadminton9 days ago

PBL 2018 | Saina Nehwal believes PBL has helped a lot of shuttlers improve their standard

Saina Nehwal has asserted that the Premier Badminton League (PBL) has helped a lot of shuttlers and the tournament is getting wider day by day in the country. She has also underlined the fact that the noise created by the spectators present at a venue can have both negative and positive impact.
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newsbadminton11 days ago

Lakshya Sen enters Quarterfinals of Tata Open International Challenge

Lakshya Sen defeated fellow countryman Daniel Farid in the pre-quarterfinal match in straight sets at the Tata Open International Challenge at the Cricket Club of India in Mumbai on Thursday. On the other hand, in the women's category, India’s Ashmita Chaliha defeated top-seed Ksenia Polikarpova.
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newsbadminton11 days ago

Saina Nehwal blames packed schedule for roller-coaster 2018

Saina Nehwal, who bagged two golds in Gold Coast CWG and a bronze in the Asiad in Jakarta, claimed that she could have done better this season had she not been on a packed schedule this year. Nehwal added that she was extremely proud of her medals in the two inter continentals she played in.
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newsbadminton13 days ago

PBL 2018 | Carolina Marin to face-off against PV Sindhu in season opener

Top shuttlers, Carolina Marin and PV Sindhu, are scheduled to go up against each other in the season opener of this year’s Pro Badminton League in Mumbai on December 22. Left-handed Marin will represent new franchise Pune Aces while Sindhu will turn out for the Hyderabad Hunters side.
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newsbadminton16 days ago

Saina Nehwal on PBL: It is always good to see so many players at one place

Saina Nehwal lavished praise on the Premier Badminton League which has given Indian shuttlers a new platform to show their talent and has also taught a sense of ‘team bonding’ to budding youngsters. Nehwal will be a part of new franchise, North Eastern Warriors, for the 2018-19 season of the PBL.
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newsbadminton17 days ago

In my opinion, PV Sindhu will win gold medal in Tokyo Olympics, says Rudy Hartono

Badminton great, Rudy Hartono, backed PV Sindhu to triumph with a gold medal in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games provided she works on her technique in the next two years. Hartono added that India depends on a selective group of players for medals which can harm the future of the sport in the country.
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newsbadminton17 days ago

Saina Nehwal, Sameer Verma progress to semis of Syed Modi International

Saina Nehwal and Sameer Verma secured a spot in the semi-finals of the ongoing Syed Modi International World Tour Super 300 tournament in Lucknow on Friday. Meanwhile, the likes of B Sai Praneeth, Parupalli Kashyap and Sai Uttejitha Rao Chukka were knocked out of the competition.
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newsbadminton19 days ago

Syed Modi Championship | Saina Nehwal, Sameer Verma and Parupalli Kashyap enter quarter-finals

Defending champion Sameer Verma, along with Saina Nehwal and Parupalli Kashyap, has progressed to the quarter-finals of the Syed Modi International World Super Tour 300 with contrasting victories on Thursday. Sai Praneeth also brushed aside Indonesia’s Shesar Hiren Rhustavito to enter the quarters.
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