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Chinese trio named in BWF’s Hall of Fame

BEIJING: China’s Olympic gold medallists Zhang Ning, Cai Yun and Fu Haifeng have been inducted into the...

366 June 2, 2021

Badminton’s Scoring System Remains Unchanged, BWF To Continue With Three-Game Format

Badminton’s scoring system remains unchanged as an attempt to replace the existing three-game format of 21 points each...

290 May 23, 2021

Singapore Open cancelled as organisers cite ‘challenges’ owing to COVID-19

SINGAPORE: The Singapore Open badminton tournament will be cancelled, it was announced by organisers Singapore Badminton Association...

279 May 13, 2021

India Open In New Delhi Postponed Due To COVID-19 Pandemic

The India Open Super 500 tournament, one of the last three qualifying events for the Tokyo Olympics,...

263 April 21, 2021

Roger Federer crashes out of Qatar Open in second match after return

Roger Federer initially eyed a return at last month’s Australian Open but slow progress in his recovery...

221 March 12, 2021

BautistaAgut pass muster to QEMO Semi-Finals

On Thursday, Roberto BautistaAgut beat defending champion Dominic Thiem 7-6(3), 2-6, 6-4 to keep his dreams of...

181 March 12, 2021

BWF World Tour Finals: Sindhu could go all the way, Srikanth may surprise

PV Sindhu looked in real danger of missing out on the BWF World Tour Finals for the...

138 January 27, 2021

Kidambi Srikanth Resumes Training After BAI Reduces Mandatory Quarantine To A Week

The Badminton Association of India informed that the entire team which participated in the Thailand Open will...

133 January 25, 2021

Team NVBS on a running spree at the QRS Spring Series 2020

Doha: New Vision Badminton Sport (NVBS) trainee Rajatraj Ramesan showed off his athletic prowess by clinching gold...

245 November 9, 2020

NVBS players excel in QRS Spring Series 2020

New Vision Badminton Sport (NVBS) players have secured a place among winners in QRS Spring Series 2020...

333 October 31, 2020

ADAPTABILITY THE KEY TO ASHWINI PONAPPA’S LONGEVITY ON BADMINTON COURT

One of India’s finest exponents of the art of doubles badminton in India, Ashwini Ponappa, believes that players...

416 May 9, 2020

Badminton restart ‘difficult to predict’, says BWF chief

Badminton will be back in action “as soon as possible” after the coronavirus crisis, the sport’s chief...

314 May 8, 2020

COVID-19 could end Paralympic dream for British badminton player

Multiple sclerosis sufferer Mary Wilson fears the coronavirus pandemic could have robbed her of her dream to...

299 May 7, 2020

World Championships 2021 postponed to November-December, to be held in Carolina Marin Stadium

he Badminton World Federation (BWF) announced on Friday that the World Championships in 2021 is being moved...

488 May 2, 2020

PV sindhu named ambassador for BWF’s ‘i am badminton’ campaign

Badminton World Federation (BWF) announced PV Sindhu as one of the ambassadors for its ‘I am badminton’...

368 April 24, 2020

Railways put Vaishnavi Bhale’s badminton career on track

Stretching Saina Nehwal in a match is not everyone’s cup of tea, particularly in India. Vaishnavi Bhale was the only...

324 April 22, 2020

Prakash Padukone – humble champion who changed the face of sport forever

There comes the odd, rare occasion when a journalist stares blankly at either his writing pad or...

778 April 20, 2020

Past Masters of Indian Badminton: Pullela Gopichand – personification of grit and determination

So much has been written in recent times about Dronacharya Award-winning badminton coach Pullela Gopichand that readers...

375 April 17, 2020