newsbadmintona day ago

Indonesia Open | PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth get easy draw early on

The Indian contingent would be hoping for an encouraging start in the Indonesia Open with PV Sindhu hardly facing a strong opponent until the semis in the women’s singles. However, the men’s singles contenders have a trickier task ahead of them with numerous nuts to crack before they reach there.
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newsbadmintona month ago

BWF Australian Open | PV Sindhu, Sameer Verma hopeful of strong showing in Australia

PV Sindhu, who reached the semis of the Indian Open and the Singapore Open, will aim to end her title drought this season by going the distance in the upcoming Australian Open. Meanwhile, compatriot Sameer Verma will be eyeing revenge against Malaysia’s Lee Zii Jia in the first round.
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featurebadminton2 months ago

The Indian Badminton Story

Over the last few days, an absolute prerequisite for a good story has taken over everyone’s veins. And while Tyrion Lannister’s last ever great speech might have something to do with it, it was Lisa Cron, who had previously pointed out its absolute significance in evolution over opposable thumbs.
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reportbadminton2 months 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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newsbadminton2 months 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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featurebadminton2 months 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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reportbadminton3 months ago

Badminton Asia Championships | PV Sindhu, Sameer Verma advance to quarterfinals

After a mixed opening to their campaign, India have extended their winning run into the quarter-finals of the Badminton Asia Championships as PV Sindhu and Sameer Verma registered respective wins. The mixed doubles pair of Utkarsh Arora and Karishma Wadkar, however, was ousted early in the day.
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reportbadminton3 months ago

Badminton Asia Championships | Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu, Sameer Verma qualify for Round 2, Kidambi Srikanth bows out

Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu have qualified for the second round of the ongoing Badminton Asia Championships in the women’s singles events. On the other hand, Kidambi Srikanth has crashed out from the first round in the men’s singles while Sameer Verma has started his campaign with a win. 
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newsbadminton3 months ago

BWF Rankings | Kidambi Srikanth slips to eighth position

Kidambi Srikanth has slipped to the eighth position in the recently-released Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings. On the other hand, Sameer Verma, Parupalli Kashyap and Harsheel Danni’s rankings have shown improvement on the fresh list released by the global body on Tuesday.
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newsbadminton3 months ago

Singapore Open | PV Sindhu loses in semis to Nozomi Okuhara

India’s contention at the Singapore Open came to a halt after PV Sindhu bowed out following a straight games defeat against Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara. Sindhu had previously beaten Indonesia’s Lyanny Alessandra Mainaky, Denmark’s Mia Blichfeldt, and China’s Cai Yanyan to reach the semifinals.
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