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newsbadminton2 years ago

Thomas Cup | India bow out of the tournament after going down to China 0-5

India failed to make it to the quarter-finals of the 2018 Thomas Cup in Bangkok after suffering a 0-5 loss to top seeds China in their final group match on Tuesday. However, Indian doubles pair and single's star Lakshya Sen managed to impress all and sundry with their valiant effort.
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newsbadminton2 years ago

Thomas Cup Final | India at a disadvantage with a 1-4 loss to France

Indian male shuttlers got off to a bad start in the Thomas Cup Final as they suffered a 1-4 loss to France in a group A opening match. World No. 18 B Sai Praneeth won the first game but the other young players couldn’t maintain the lead which jeopardised their chances of making it to the knockouts.
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newsbadminton2 years ago

Badminton will continue to be played under the 3x21 scoring system

Badminton World Federation has turned down the idea of playing 5 sets of 11 points each and has decided to continue with its old system of 3 sets of 21 points each. The world no. 1 Viktor Axelsen insisted that new system would disrupt the game and would make it less interesting for the spectators.
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newsbadminton4 years ago

Thomas and Uber Cup: Indian eves beat Thailand to reach semis

Despite Saina Nehwal's defeat in the opening match, India fought back against Thailand via wins from PV Sindhu and Ruthvika Shivani to win their quarterfinal fixture 3-1 at Jiangsu in China on Thursday. They will now face the winner of the last-8 match between China and Chinese Taipei in the semis.
Amlan Majumdar
newsbadminton4 years ago

India grouped with Indonesia in Thomas Cup

The Indian men’s badminton team will have a tough job on their hands in the 2016 Thomas Cup after drawing Asian Badminton Team Championship winner Indonesia in Group B. The women’s team will also find it tough after drawing second seeds Japan in the Group D of 2016 Uber Cup.
Arun S Kaimal