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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featurebadminton20 days ago

The Indian Badminton Story

Over the last few days, an absolute prerequisite for a good story has taken over everyone’s veins. And while Tyrion Lannister’s last ever great speech might have something to do with it, it was Lisa Cron, who had previously pointed out its absolute significance in evolution over opposable thumbs.
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reportbadminton2 months ago

Badminton Asia Championships | Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu, Sameer Verma qualify for Round 2, Kidambi Srikanth bows out

Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu have qualified for the second round of the ongoing Badminton Asia Championships in the women’s singles events. On the other hand, Kidambi Srikanth has crashed out from the first round in the men’s singles while Sameer Verma has started his campaign with a win. 
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newsbadminton2 months ago

Asian Badminton Championship | HS Prannoy, B Sai Praneeth blame BAI after missing out

HS Prannoy and B Sai Praneeth have blamed the Badminton Association of India (BAI) and said that administrative mistakes by the association have barred them from participating in the tournament. Kidambi Srikanth and Sameer Verma are the two Indians in the men’s singles for the Championship.
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newsbadminton2 months ago

Singapore Open | PV Sindhu progresses to semis as Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth crash out

PV Sindhu extended her marauding winning run into the semi-final of the Singapore Open as she beat China’s Cai Yanyan as Kidambi Srikanth and Saina Nehwal lost to Kento Momota and Nozomi Okuhara respectively. Sameer Verma also lost his match against World No. 2 Chinese Taipei’s Chou Tien Chen.
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newsbadminton2 months ago

BWF Singapore Open | PV Sindhu targets major laurels in Singapore

PV Sindhu will hope to put behind her recent struggles she has seen on the international circuit as she intends to go all the way at the BWF Singapore Open. Sindhu suffered a first-round exit at the All England Championship and lost in the second round of Malaysia Open to Sung Ji Hyun.
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newsbadminton2 months ago

BWF Malaysia Open | Kidambi Srikanth falters in quarter-final against Chen Long

Kidambi Srikanth failed in his bid to make it to the semi-finals of the ongoing Malaysia Open as he fell to a 21-18, 21-19 defeat at the hands of China’s Chen Long in the quarter-final encounter. The Indian ace was knocked out in the match against Long that went on for a little less than an hour.
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newsbadminton2 months ago

Malaysia Open | Kidambi Srikanth, PV Sindhu qualify as HS Prannoy, Saina Nehwal bow out

India had a mixed day at the ongoing Malaysia Open as Kidambi Srikanth and PV Sindhu registered easy wins in the first round of the 750 series tournament while HS Prannoy and Saina Nehwal were ousted in three gamers. The men’s doubles duo of Manu Attri and B Sumeeth Reddy also bowed out early on.
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newsbadminton2 months ago

Malaysia Open | Kidambi Srikanth, PV Sindhu aim to bounce back

India Open runners-up Kidambi Srikanth will look to end his title drought by going all the way in the upcoming BWF Malaysia Open, which is set to start tomorrow. PV Sindhu, who lost in the semis of the India Open, will hope to have an easy outing in her opening game against Japan’s Aya Ohiri.
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newsbadminton2 months ago

India Open 2019 | Pullela Gopichand satisfied with Kidambi Srikanth’s technical improvement

After the final day of action at the India Open badminton championship, Pullela Gopichand has stated that he is happy with Kidambi Srikanth’s improvement in technique. The national coach also opined that B Sumeeth Reddy was unfortunate to get decisions against him during the men’s doubles match.
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