newsbadminton16 hours ago

Asian Games 2018 | India clashes with Japan in women's team badminton event, men face Maldives

After receiving a bye in the first round, the Indian women's team have been put up against Japan, while the men's team will be clashing with Maldives. China, Japan, Thailand, Korea, and India have been given byes in the first round, resulting in their direct entry into quarter-finals of the event.
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newsbadminton4 days ago

Asian Games 2018 | We hope that we come back with medals, says Pullela Gopichand

Despite agreeing to the fact that this year has been quite tough for Indian shuttlers, Chief Coach Pullela Gopichand is hopeful that the squad will bring in medals from the quadrennial event. Following the CWG, the Indian shuttlers have not won a single tournament in the top 3 BWF brackets.
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newsbadminton5 days ago

Kidambi Srikanth and HS Prannoy need to be able to cope up with pressure, believes Vimal Kumar

Former badminton coach Vimal Kumar has asserted that Kidambi Srikanth and HS Prannoy need to be able to cope up with the pressure and change their game according to the situation. Kumar added that he was disappointed to see the top two Indian shuttlers crash out early at the World Championship.
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newsbadminton10 days ago

I hope that I move forward and do well, says PV Sindhu ahead of Asian Games

Despite the shortage of time for thorough preparations due to the recently concluded World Championships, PV Sindhu has hoped that she can perform well at the upcoming Asian Games. She expects that the team to be able to retrieve more than a single bronze they claimed in Incheon in 2014.
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newsbadminton10 days ago

Asian Games | Winning singles medal won’t be cakewalk, believes Prakash Padukone

India’s all-time badminton great Prakash Padukone has asserted that winning a singles medal in the upcoming Asian Games won’t be a cakewalk for India’s badminton stars. He has claimed that most of the top badminton playing nations are in Asia and they will be very tough to beat.
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newsbadminton12 days ago

I hope to be the champion one day, reveals disappointed PV Sindhu

Despite losing to Carolina Marin in the final of BWF World Championships yesterday, PV Sindhu believes she will one day conquer the title. Sindhu agreed that though she lost against Marin, she will cherish the second silver medal, she conquered in the World Championship at Nanjing, China.
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featurebadminton13 days ago

PV Sindhu’s World Championship final is more than match; it is a date with destiny

At a time when India was fading into mediocrity, a youngster emerged who would save the sport from falling into the depths of indifference as had happened to Indian football all those years go. This would inspire a whole generation of athletes who would eventually become a force to be reckoned with.
Faizan Qadiri
newsbadminton18 days ago

Can PV Sindhu slay the demons from her past at the 2018 World Championships

PV Sindhu will be India's biggest hope in the ongoing World Championships, where fans will hope the World No. 3 escapes the burdens of the past that have weighed her down so far. A closer look at her losses reflect issues with the mental and physical approach and rather than shaky confidence.
Subhayan Dutta
newsbadminton23 days ago

PV Sindhu confident of beating Tai Tzu Ying now

PV Sindhu, who is currently ranked No.3 in the world, stated that she is determined to do well and is confident of beating World No.1 Tai Tzu Ying in the World Championship in China. She has further added that she has the hunger of winning big titles and is focused on giving her best.
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newsbadmintona month ago

Lakshya Sen beats Kunlavut Vitidsarn to win Asian Junior Championship title

Lakshya Sen clinched the Badminton Asian Junior Championships title after overcoming the challenge of top-seed Kunlavut Vitidsarn in Jakarta on Sunday. The 16-year old defeated Vitidsarn of Thailand 21-19 21-18 to become the third Indian shuttler to win singles gold at the competition.
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