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newsbadminton10 months ago

Kidambi Srikanth loses BWF World Championship final, settles for silver medal

India shuttler Kidambi Srikanth had to settle for a silver medal at the BWF World Championship 2021 after he lost to Singapore's Loh Kean Yew 21-15, 22-20 in the final on Sunday. With this effort, Srikanth became the first Indian men's singles player to reach the finals of the coveted event.
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newsbadminton10 months ago

BWF World Championship | Lakshya Sen and Kidambi Srikanth in semis, assured of a bronze medals at least

The former world no.1 Kidambi Srikanth and youngster Lakshya Sen created history as the duo reached the semis in the mens' singles section of the BWF World Championship in Spain, on Friday. This means that both of them are now assured of bronze medals at least in the competition.
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newsbadminton10 months ago

BWF World Championship | PV Sindhu reaches quarters, to face top seed Tai Tzu-Ying next

Ace badminton player PV Sindhu has advanced to the quarter-finals of the women's singles competition at the BWF World Championship 2021, in Huelva, Spain on Thursday. Sindhu got the better of Thailand's Pornpawee Chochuwong 21-14, 21-18, and is slated to face Tai Tzu-Ying in the next round.
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newsbadminton10 months ago

BWF World Championship | HS Prannoy cruises into third round, Ashwini Ponnappa-Sikki Reddy beat world no.14 pair

India's HS Prannoy produced yet another win in the men's singles competition at the BWF World Championship 2021, as he beat Malaysia's Daren Liew on Wednesday. Prannoy won the battle in straight games 21-7, 21-17, in only 42 minutes, to register a win over the world no.36 player.
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newsbadminton10 months ago

BWF World Championship | HS Prannoy stuns world no.9 Hong Kong's Angus NG Ka Long in opening round

Star shuttler HS Prannoy came up with a scintillating comeback in the opening round match against Angus NG Ka Long of Hong Kong, to beat him in three games, in the men's singles match at the BWF World Championship 2021. The world no.32 Prannoy managed to get the better of world no.9 player.
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newsbadminton10 months ago

BWF World Championship | B Sai Praneeth ousted in first round, Kidambi Srikanth advances

India shuttler B Sai Praneeth's poor run of form continued at the BWF World Championship 2021, as he lost his opening encounter to Mark Caljouw from the Netherlands despite winning the opening game. The 2019 bronze medal winner suffered a 17-21, 21-7, 21-18 loss against the world no.28.
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newsbadminton10 months ago

Vimal Kumar confident of better show by PV Sindhu at World Championship

Ace India shuttler PV Sindhu lost her summit clash at the BWF World Tour Finals against An Seyoung of South Korea in straight games, on Sunday. This was her first podium finish since her bronze medal at the Tokyo Olympics, having lost in the semis at Indonesia Masters and Indonesia Open.
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newsbadminton10 months ago

Saina Nehwal set to miss World Championship owing to injuries

Former world no.1 shuttler Saina Nehwal will miss the World Championship for the first time in her career, due to a spate of injuries. The two-time medalist from the prestigious tournament is currently recovering from a groin pull and knee injury, which has kept her away from the court.
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newsbadminton3 years ago

Trying to achieve as coach what I missed as a player, says Pullela Gopichand

Head coach of the Indian badminton, Pullela Gopichand has stated that his aim as a coach has always been to win all the things that he couldn’t achieve as the player during his playing days. He also shed light on the varying training methods he has to come up with for PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal.
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newsbadminton3 years ago

No movement on PV Sindhu’s new coach yet, says Pullela Gopichand

India's badminton chief coach Pullela Gopichand has denied reports claiming Park Tae Sang is in line to take up the women’s singles coaching job saying that there has been no movement on that front. PV Sindhu was knocked out early from the China Open and the Korea Open in two weeks successively.
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