Sunday, October 17, 2021


In a badminton face off, who do you think will win – Deepika Padukone or PV Sindhu?

Actor Deepika Padukone has never left an opportunity to express her love for badminton. Being born to the once World No. 1 badminton player...

Krishna Nagar wins gold in men’s singles SH6 class at Tokyo Paralympics

Tokyo: Krishna Nagar on Sunday secured India's second gold medal in badminton at Tokyo Paralympics after notching a thrilling three-game win over Hong Kong's...

Paralympics: Pramod Bhagat wins first gold for India in badminton

Bhagat, the 33-year-old from Bhubaneswar who contracted polio at age four, defeated the Briton 21-14, 21-17, coming back from 4-9 deficit in the second game to claim his first gold medal

KCR for sports policy in Telangana: Srinivas Goud

Mahabubnagar: Sports Minister V Srinivas Goud said Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao stressed on the need to improve sports infrastructure in rural areas to...

Andhra Pradesh announces Rs 30L cash reward to PV Sindhu

Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy directed officials to extend the cash award late on Monday night as part of the state sports policy.

Indian badminton great Nandu Natekar dead

Natekar, who was considered one of most popular sportspersons of his time, was also a former World number three.

Tokyo Olympics: Indian players in action on July 27

Following is the complete schedule of Indian action on Tuesday

Tokyo Olympics: Indian players in action on July 24

Following is the complete schedule of Indian action on Saturday

Parineeti Chopra: Playing Saina Nehwal was fulfilling

Saina' has inspired millions and it was extremely fulfilling to play her on screen. It took blood and sweat to transform myself. I vividly remember spending my days as an athlete and even crying out of pain on the court.

PV Sindhu strong contender for gold in Tokyo: Gopichand

It would not be good on my part to interfere and accompany the team to the Olympics this time, says the badminton coach

BAI asks players to vaccinated for domestic season

For the shuttlers below 18 years of age, it will be made mandatory to carry a negative RT-PCR report with a barcode, 96 hours prior to departure from their respective stations.

Gachibowli Stadium, training centre for Tokyo-bound shuttlers

In February this year, the Rio Olympic silver medallist PV Sindhu moved out of the SAI-Gopichand Academy and started training at the indoor stadium.

Injustice to Indian shuttlers: SATS chief

Four shuttlers, Saina Nehwal, K Srikanth, N Sikki Reddy and Ashwini Ponnappa, failed to make the cut owing to cancellation of tournaments due to the pandemic.

BAI requests IOA to allow four coaches for Tokyo

According to the norms, the number of officials travelling to Olympics cannot be more than one-third of the athlete.

Badminton World Federation to retain same point system

The best-of-five of 11 fails to get the required two-thirds majority

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