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featurebadminton2 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Meet your Olympians - Indian Badminton Team

Badminton was supposed to be one of India's stronger suits at the upcoming 2021 Tokyo Olympics, but the scene is different altogether now with a few possibles failing to make the cut due to the lack of qualifying events. However, the four qualified shuttlers can still put on a strong show for India.
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newsbadminton3 months ago

Indian shuttlers to leave for Malaysia and Singapore via Doha amid travel restrictions

Top shuttlers like Kidambi Srikanth and Saina Nehwal might leave for Malaysia and Singapore for their respective tournaments via Doha with no direct flights connecting from India owing to the pandemic situation. The Indian duo are aiming to qualify for the 2021 Tokyo Olympic in the upcoming events.
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newsbadminton5 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Main focus on fitness ahead of Games, states Chirag Shetty

Indian doubles shuttler and 2021 Tokyo Olympic probable Chirag Shetty asserted that he is focusing on fitness and training in a busy calendar ahead of the Games, later this year. The shuttler is currently in Birmingham for the 2021 All England Open that kick-starts this Wednesday.
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newsbadminton5 months ago

Swiss Open 2021 | PV Sindhu ousted by Carolina Marin in summit clash

PV Sindhu was defeated by long-standing rival Carlina Marin in the final of the Swiss Open in straight games, last Sunday. No other Indian shuttler made it to the summit clash of their respective events, with Kidambi Srikanth eliminated by Victor Axelsen in the semi-final of the men's event.
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newsbadminton5 months ago

Swiss Open 2021 | Kidambi Srikanth and Sourabh Verma enter second round, HS Prannoy eliminated

Indian shuttlers Kidambi Srikanth and Sourabh Verma entered the second round of the ongoing Swiss Open, while H.S. Prannoy was eliminated from the meet. Reigning world champion P.V. Sindhu and 2012 Olympics Bronze medallist Saina Nehwal will both begin their campaign on Thursday.
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featurebadminton5 months ago

Safe environment will assure full participation at 2021 Tokyo Olympics, claims Chirag Shetty

The 2021 Tokyo Olympics is less than six months away, almost 40% of the athlete quota places across all disciplines are yet to be earned. In a race against time, the Sports federations are in a fix, whether to stage the qualifiers or leave the final rankings to decide the fate of the aspirants.
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newsbadminton2 years ago

China Open | Satwiksairaj Rankireddy-Chirag Shetty suffer defeat in semifinals

The Indian men's doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty lost to Marcus Gideon and Kevin Sukamuljo of Indonesia in the semifinal of the ongoing USD 700,000 China Open in Fuzhou on Saturday. This was the eighth successive loss for Satwik and Chirag against the Indonesian pair.
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newsbadminton2 years ago

Satwik and Chirag enter top 10 rankings after dream run at French Open

India’s doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty reclaimed a spot in the top 10 of the latest badminton rankings after their dream run at the BWF French Open. Despite their quarter-final exits, PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal maintained their spot at sixth and ninth respectively.
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newsbadminton2 years ago

BWF French Open | Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty's dream run ends in final

Men’s doubles pair Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty’s dream run at the French Open came to an end in the final on Sunday as they lost to top-seeded pair of Marcus Fernaldi Gideon and Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo. The duo is the first Indian men’s doubles pair to reach a World Tour 750 final.
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newsbadminton2 years ago

BWF French open | Satwiksairaj Rankireddy, Chirag Shetty enter men’s doubles final

India's top men's doubles pair Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty defeated Japanese duo of Hiroyuki Endo and Yuta Watanabe to advance to the finals of the French Open BWF Super 750 in Paris on Saturday. The duo is the only remaining Indian representation at the French Open.
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