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Asian Games 2018 | We hope that we come back with medals, says Pullela Gopichand

Despite agreeing to the fact that this year has been quite tough for Indian shuttlers, Chief Coach Pullela Gopichand is hopeful that the squad will bring in medals from the quadrennial event. Following the CWG, the Indian shuttlers have not won a single tournament in the top 3 BWF brackets.
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newsbadminton3 days ago

Kidambi Srikanth and HS Prannoy need to be able to cope up with pressure, believes Vimal Kumar

Former badminton coach Vimal Kumar has asserted that Kidambi Srikanth and HS Prannoy need to be able to cope up with the pressure and change their game according to the situation. Kumar added that he was disappointed to see the top two Indian shuttlers crash out early at the World Championship.
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newsbadminton8 days ago

Asian Games | Winning singles medal won’t be cakewalk, believes Prakash Padukone

India’s all-time badminton great Prakash Padukone has asserted that winning a singles medal in the upcoming Asian Games won’t be a cakewalk for India’s badminton stars. He has claimed that most of the top badminton playing nations are in Asia and they will be very tough to beat.
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newsbadminton15 days ago

BWF World Championships | Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth and Sai Praneeth register wins

Indian CWG stars Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth and B Sai Praneeth, all managed to secure a spot in the next round at the ongoing BWF World Championships in China. But in the men’s doubles event, India suffered defeat as Tarun Kona and Saurabh Sharma lost to Hong Kong's Chin Chung and Tang Chun Man.
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newsbadminton25 days ago

Quiz | Test your Indian badminton knowledge ahead of World Championships

The 2018 BWF World Championships will be held from 30 July to August 5 at Nanjing Olympic Sports Centre in Nanjing, China. Given the fact that many Indian shuttlers will once again be on the court to showcase their prowess, we have this quiz exclusively for you to test your badminton knowledge.
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newsbadmintona month ago

Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth among non-movers in latest BWF rankings

Indian shuttlers, Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth and HS Prannoy have retained their spots in the latest Badminton World Federation rankings released this week. Sindhu has stayed put at number 3 while her compatriot Nehwal remained on 10th in the women’s singles category.
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newsbadmintona month ago

BWF World Championships | Sindhu & Saina get Round 1 byes; K Srikanth gets easy draw as well

The Indian seeded pair of Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu have both received Byes in the opening round of the 2018 World Championships that will start on July 30 in China. Meanwhile, fifth-seed Kidambi Srikanth will play unseeded Ireland international, Nhat Nguyen in the first round of the competition.
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newsbadmintona month ago

Indonesia Open | Kidambi Srikanth knocked out as PV Sindhu advances into round two

India's badminton contingent had a bad day in office that saw Kidambi Srikanth suffer an early exit against Kento Momota in the Indonesian Open as PV Sindhu made her way to the next round by beating Thai player Pornpawee Chochuwong. India also suffered defeat in the men and mixed doubles category.
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newsbadmintona month ago

Indonesia Open | HS Prannoy stuns Lin Dan; Saina Nehwal makes it to Round 2

Indian shuttler HS Prannoy displayed grit in his 21-15, 9-21, 21-14 win over the legendery Lin Dan to advance to the second round of the Indonesia Open badminton event. Meanwhile, CWG gold medalist Saina Nehwal beat local Dinar Ayustine 21-12, 21-12 to book a spot in the second round.
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newsbadmintona month ago

Indonesia Open | Kidambi Srikanth to face Kento Momota as Prannoy slated to play Lin Dan

Defending champion Kidambi Srikanth has been drawn against Japan’s Kento Momota in the opening round of this year’s World Tour Super 1000 badminton tournament in Indonesia. 25-year old HS Prannoy will face off against Chinese great Lin Dan in the first round of the tournament on Tuesday.
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