newsbadminton20 hours ago

BWF World Championship round up | Srikanth, Verma cruise to the next round as Men’s doubles pair Manu Atri-Sumeeth Reddy crash out

Kidambi Srikanth and Sameer Verma kicked off the campaign with comfortable wins against Russian Sergey Sirant and Spaniard Pablo Abian respectively. Men’s Doubles pair of Manu Atri and Sumeeth Reddy, however, were eliminated in the first round by Korean pair Chung Seok and Kim Dukyoung.
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newsbadmintona day ago

PV Sindhu: I'll fight to change colour of medal at World Championship

Two-time Bronze medallist at the World Championship, PV Sindhu is determined to win gold at the ongoing World Badminton Championship at Glasgow this time. Sindhu has got a bye in the first round and will open her campaign against either Korea's Kim Hyo Min or Egypt's Hadia Hosny in the second round.
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newsbadminton5 days ago

Lakshya Sen wins BWF Bulgaria Open

World junior no.1 Lakshya Sen clinched the Bulgaria Open International Series title on Thursday as he defeated second seeded Croatian Zvonimir Durkinjak 18-21 21-12 21-17 in the final. This is the 16-year-old's second senior international tournament victory.
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featurebadminton11 days ago

Why India will certainly win a medal at BWF World Championships this year

2016 was redoubtably seen as a landmark year for Indian badminton. However, what has transpired in 2017 so far has managed to raise the bar to a whole new level and on the basis of that, one can be rest assured that India will bag a medal at the upcoming World Championships.
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newsbadminton13 days ago

World Badminton Championships | PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth handed easy draw

Indian players PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal, and Kidambi Srikanth have been handed easy draws in the World Badminton Championships which is to be held in Scotland from August 21. Both PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal have gotten first round byes and will not suffer many obstacles to reach the quarter-finals.
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newsbadminton14 days ago

PV Sindhu seeded 4th while Kidambi Srikanth seeded 8th at World Badminton Championships

Indian badminton star PV Sindhu has been seeded fourth in the women's singles category at the World Badminton Championships set to commence on August 21st while Saina Nehwal has been seeded 12th. Meanwhile, the in-form Srikanth Kidambi has been seeded 8th in the men's singles category.
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newsbadminton14 days ago

Kidambi Srikanth is a threat to World Championship dream, says Viktor Axelsen

2016 Olympic bronze medallist Viktor Axelsen considers India’s Kidambi Srikanth, along with China's Lin Dan and Malaysia's Lee Chong Wei to be the major threats to his dreams of a World Championship gold medal. The 2017 BWF World Championships will kick off in Glasgow, Scotland from August 21.
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newsbadminton18 days ago

New Zealand GPG: HS Prannoy and Sourabh Verma knocked out of the tournament

India’s campaign at the New Zealand Grand Prix Gold came to an end after HS Prannoy and Sourabh Verma lost their respective quarter-final matches on Friday. While fourth seed Prannoy was upset by 11th seed Yu Hsien Lin 21-10, 20-22, 23-21, Verma was beaten by Cheuk Yiu Lee 21-19, 21-16.
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newsbadminton21 days ago

HS Prannoy and P Kashyap advance to pre-quarters of New Zealand Open

US Open finalists HS Prannoy and Parupalli Kashyap have registered straight game wins in their respective matches to enter the pre-quarterfinals of the New Zealand Open in Auckland. Meanwhile, Sourabh Verma and Siril Verma also registered a win in the second round to advance to the third round.
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reportbadminton22 days ago

New Zealand Open Grand Prix Gold | HS Prannoy, Purapalli Kashyap advance to second round

US Open champion HS Prannoy has defeated Indonesia's Shesar Hiren Rhustavito 21-14 21-16 to enter the second round of the New Zealand Grand Prix Gold at Auckland on Tuesday. Parupalli Kashyap has also advanced to the second round defeating Indonesia's Dionysius Hayom Rumbaka 21-5 21-10.
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