reportbadminton2 days ago

Sudirman Cup 2019 | India succumb to humiliating 0-5 loss to China

India ended their Sudirman Cup campaign on a terrible note as they went down 5-0 against hosts China in their last group stage match of the tournament. After they had lost 3-2 to Malaysia on Tuesday, the match against China was a do-or-die one for the Kidmabi Srikanth-led side.
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newsbadminton3 days ago

LIVE Sudirman Cup 2019 | India vs China – Group 1 D

After a dismal defeat at the hands of Malaysia in the first match of the group stage, India would be facing 10-times Sudirman Cup winner China in their second and last group stage match. With Malaysia already winning one of their group stage match, this becomes a must-win match for India.
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reportbadminton3 days ago

Sudirman Cup 2019 | India close to early elimination after losing 2-3 to Malaysia

India succumbed to a must and easy win leg against Malaysia in the first group match of the Sudirman Cup as the contingent stares at an early elimination from the mixed team championship. India could only win their mixed doubles and the women’s singles match losing the other three.
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newsbadminton4 days ago

Junior Badminton Nationals | Over 1,000 participants to compete for coveted trophy

All eyes will be on top-seed Gayatri Gopichand as the 16 year-old aims to qualify directly for the Junior Asian Badminton Championship to be held in China. In the boys singles category, Priyanshu Rajawat is the favourite to lift the title although he has some stern challengers to compete with.
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newsbadminton4 days ago

LIVE Sudirman Cup | India vs Malaysia – Group 1D

India would be kick-starting their Sudirman Cup campaign against an Lee Chong Wei-less Malaysia on Tuesday and with China being their other opponent, this would be their best chance. The 15-man Indian squad is led by Kidambi Srikanth and PV Sindhu with Saina Nehwal, Sameer Verma and others included.
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newsbadminton5 days ago

Sudirman Cup 2019 | The draw is very tough, believes Pullela Gopichand

Ahead of India’s campaign at the Sudirman Cup mixed team badminton championship, chief national coach Pullela Gopichand has mentioned that the draw for the Indians is “very tough”. However, he has further added that the Indian shuttlers have trained hard and their target is to bag a medal.
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newsbadminton6 days ago

Sourabh Verma clinches Slovenia International Badminton title

Sourabh Verma defeated Japan’s Minoru Koga in straight games by a scoreline of 21-17, 21-12 in the men’s singles final of the Slovenia International badminton tournament. However, the Indian women’s duo of Sanjana Santosh and Pooja Dhandu lost the finals to Jenny Moore and Victoria Williams.
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featurebadminton7 days ago

Sudirman Cup 2019 | Inconsistent Indian shuttlers leave fans little to be excited about

After reaching the quarterfinals of the 2011 and 2017 editions, the 2018 Commonwealth Games mixed team gold medalists India have been pitted with 10-time Sudirman Cup winners China this time. However, their erratic and injury-returned shuttlers are instilling very little confidence in fans.
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newsbadminton12 days ago

Badminton Roundup | Subhankar Dey, men’s pair bow out as India end campaign in Denmark

India’s run at Li-ning Denmark Challenge came to an end as the only remaining singles player, Subhankar Dey eventually lost to hot local favourite Hans-Kristian Solberg Vittinghus. The men’s duo of Chirag Shetty and Swastiksairaj Rankireddy went down against England’s Ben Lane and Sean Vendy.
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newsbadminton13 days ago

Badminton Roundup | Subhankar Dey advances to quarterfinal; Lakshya Sen, Sourabh Verma eliminated

India started the second round of the Li-ning Denmark Challenge on a mixed not with Subhankar Dey beating Japan’s Minoru Koga while Lakshya Sen and Sourabh Verma bowing out. India’s men’s pairing of Sawtiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty beat Scottish pair to advance into the quarterfinals.
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