newsbadminton8 days ago

Pullela Gopichand points Kidambi Srikanth’s ability to adapt to conditions as his greatest quality

Pullela Gopichand has called Kidambi Srikanth as one of the best players in the world and stating the latter's ability to adapt to different conditions is his greatest quality. Srikanth also praised his coach’s contribution by stating that Indian badminton would not have come this far without him.
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newsbadminton3 months ago

Kidambi Srikanth credits Pullela Gopichand's belief on him for his success

Kidambi Srikanth has lauded Pullela Gopichand’s support by stating that the latter believed him more than anybody else which helped him to make a strong comeback. Srikanth has revealed that he doesn't go into a tournament thinking about a win, but is glad to have achieved so much success this year.
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newsbadminton5 months ago

Lin Dan, Lee Chong Wei, Taufik Hidayat to play exhibition badminton match in Mumbai

Badminton stars Taufik Hidayat, Lee Yong Dae, Lee Chong Wei, Lin Dan and Peter Gade will visit Mumbai on November 4 as part of the Legends’ Vision World Tour where they will interact with fans and players. According to the schedule, they will play exhibition matches at National Sports Club of India.
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newsbadminton5 months ago

BWF World Championship | PV Sindhu assures India a silver ; Lin Dan dismantles Son Wan-Ho to cruise into seventh final

PV Sindhu breezed past ninth seed Chen Yufei of China 21-13, 21-10 to cruise into the finals of the BWF World Championships, in Glasgow, for the first time in her career. Meanwhile, Lin Dan outclassed Son Wan-Ho in straight sets of 21-17, 21-14 to set up a final clash against Viktor Axelsen.
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newsbadminton5 months 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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newsbadminton6 months ago

Srikanth Kidambi tops the list of highest earners in badminton for 2017

Srikanth Kidambi has surpassed women's single player Tai Tzu Ying of Taiwan to top the chart of the highest earners in badminton for 2017, earning a total of over ₹ 95 lakhs($147,847.50). Sayaka Sato of Japan stands third overall followed by Malaysia’s Lee Chong Wei in the fourth position.
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newsbadminton8 months ago

Kidambi Srikanth admits to losing sleep after narrowly missing out on Olympic medal

Kidambi Srikanth was the Indian representative in the men’s singles category at Rio 2016 and he put on an impressive showing, entering the round of 16. However, he lost a closely fought encounter to Lin Dan in the quarter-finals and Srikanth acknowledged that the loss had hit him hard.
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newsbadminton10 months ago

Malaysia Open 2017 | Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu in opposite half of draw

India Open champion PV Sindhu has been handed a difficult draw in the Malaysia Open as she finds herself on the same side as top seed Tai Tzu-Ying, Sung Ji-Hyun, and Sun Yu. Saina Nehwal, on the other hand, has an easier path after the first round clash against fourth seed Akane Yamaguchi.
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newsbadminton10 months ago

Lee Chong Wei and Lin Dan to skip Indian Open

Lee Chong Wei and Lin Dan have decided to skip the Indian Open badminton in order to prepare for the Malaysian Open that starts on April 4. Both players have been on a winning streak with Malaysian Chong Wei bagging the All-England Open while China's Dan won the Swiss Open last week.
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featurebadmintona year ago

Five best Badminton players of all time

The sport of badminton has seen some of the best athletes and technically astute players over the last 30 odd years. As the sport moved into the new millennium, the players started becoming even more physically and technically dominant and we saw rivalries develop that took players to new heights.
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