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The way Prannoy has fought through pain is truly remarkable, says Gopichand

The way Prannoy has fought through pain is truly remarkable, says Gopichand

In the last two years, when the Indian singles shuttlers have failed to live up to the expectations, surprisingly, one name has kept the flag flying high -- HS Prannoy. The WR-6 shuttler has won medals at almost all the major competitions and has an outside chance of winning medal at the Olympics.

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HS Prannoy achieves career-best ranking, becomes sixth-best player in the world

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HS Prannoy assured of bronze medal after beating world no. 1 Axelsen in World Championships quarters

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BWF World Championships 2023 | Lakshya Sen enters third round, could face Kunlavut Vitidsarn next

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BWF World Championships 2023 | HS Prannoy enters second round with shaky win

Star Indian shuttler HS Prannoy defeated Kalle Koljonen of Finland in straight games on Monday to go to the men's singles second round of the World Championships. The ninth-ranked Indian defeated left-handed Koljonen 24-22, 21-10, bringing his head-to-head record against the Finn to 3-0.

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Chirag Shetty has his priorities set, wants to end career with a room full of medals

Chirag Shetty, a star doubles player for India, aspires to retire with a room full of medals from major competitions. His "mantra" is to play his "best badminton," and the results will take care of themselves.

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Lakshya Sen looks to be in top 5 prior to Olympics, eyes on World Championships for now

After a horrific first half of 2023, ace India shuttler Lakshya Sen has since bounced back to form and would like to continue it at the upcoming World Championships, as well as the Asian Games. He won the Canada Open in July, followed by semis finishes at the US and Japan Open.

badminton03:16 PM

BAI inaugurates National Centre of Excellence in Assam

In a major boost for the development of Indian badminton, BAI on Friday inaugurated the state-of-the-art National Centre of Excellence in Guwahati, Assam. The MoU was signed between BAI and the Government of Assam, unfolding a historic chapter for India sports during the launch event. 

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BWF World Championships 2023 | PV Sindhu gets bye in first round, face tough draw ahead

PV Sindhu and the team of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy/Chirag Shetty received a first-round bye in the BWF World Championships 2023 draw held here on Thursday. This year's BWF World Championships will be held in Copenhagen, Denmark from August 21 to 27.

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Coach Mulyo Handoyo returns to India, to be part of National Centre of Excellence in Guwahati

The Badminton Association of India (BAI) has hired two additional foreign coaches for the newly built facility, adding to the appointment of Indonesian Mulyo Handoyo as the singles head coach at the National Centre of Excellence in Guwahati.

badminton03:34 PM

HS Prannoy looks to break into top three, Olympics still a fair distance away

HS Prannoy is India's most consistent shuttler in the last couple of years and is a bright candidate to win a medal at the 2024 Olympics. But for now, the biggest concern for the 31-year-old is breaking into the top three of the rankings, while the Olympics is a fair distance away.

HS Prannoy stays at WR-9 despite final finish at Australian Open, PV Sindhu back in top 15
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HS Prannoy stays at WR-9 despite final finish at Australian Open, PV Sindhu back in top 15

Despite reaching the final of the Australian Open 500 tournament, India HS Prannoy did not make any upward movement in the latest BWF rankings released on Tuesday. Surprisingly, there was no movement in the top 10 men's singles shutters, with each retaining their place this week.

Ayush Shetty & Unnati Hooda to spearhead Indian contingent at BWF World Junior Championships 2023
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Ayush Shetty & Unnati Hooda to spearhead Indian contingent at BWF World Junior Championships 2023

Ayush Shetty and Unnati Hooda will spearhead the Indian challenge as BAI announced the sixteen-member Indian squad for the upcoming BWF World Junior Championships 2023, scheduled to take place in Spokane, USA from September 25. The squad was selected after an exhaustive trials.

WATCH | 31-year-old HS Prannoy displays tremendous stamina in draining rally against China's Weng Hong
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WATCH | 31-year-old HS Prannoy displays tremendous stamina in draining rally against China's Weng Hong

India's HS Prannoy lost the final of the Australian Open on Sunday against China's unseeded Weng Hong Yang, but there was perhaps nothing more that the former could do on the day. After losing the first game, Prannoy battled hard for another title win but could not go the distance.

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The way Prannoy has fought through pain is truly remarkable, says Gopichand

The way Prannoy has fought through pain is truly remarkable, says Gopichand

In the last two years, when the Indian singles shuttlers have failed to live up to the expectations, surprisingly, one name has kept the flag flying high -- HS Prannoy. The WR-6 shuttler has won medals at almost all the major competitions and has an outside chance of winning medal at the Olympics.

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HS Prannoy achieves career-best ranking, becomes sixth-best player in the world

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HS Prannoy assured of bronze medal after beating world no. 1 Axelsen in World Championships quarters

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BWF World Championships 2023 | Lakshya Sen enters third round, could face Kunlavut Vitidsarn next

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BWF World Championships 2023 | HS Prannoy enters second round with shaky win