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Sports  /  Published 13.01.21

Lin Dan fan Varun proves his mettle

In 2016, he was a young autograph hunter, trying to get one from his hero Lin Dan during the India Open in New Delhi. But now, badminton means a lot more to the 17-year-old Varun Kapur than just being...
By Elora Sen in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 13.01.21

Relief after ‘positive’ scare

After a harrowing few hours in Bangkok, both Saina Nehwal and HS Prannoy were cleared to participate in the ongoing Yonex Thailand Open on Tuesday. Earlier in the day, chaos prevailed as Saina’...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 01.03.20

Saina’s plea

Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal and Parupalli Kashyap feel that the BWF should extend the Olympic qualification period in view of the coronavirus outbreak wrecking havoc on the qualifying events for the...
By PTI in New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 24.03.20

Games, locked down

The International Olympic Committee and Japan have decided to postpone the Tokyo Games, scheduled for July 24 to August 9 this year, to 2021 in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. With the qualifica...
By Angshuman Roy in

Sports  /  Published 20.03.20

Self-isolate, urges Kohli

India’s cricket captain Virat Kohli and his actor wife Anushka Sharma on Friday issued a joint appeal for self-isolation to combat the Covid-19 pandemic. Kohli and Anushka posted a video message on ...
By Agencies in New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 24.05.20

Gopi sets restart roadmap

Badminton doubles stars Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty will hit against each other and not “play together” when training resumes at the Pullela Gopichand Badminton Academy in Hyderabad ...
By Angshuman Roy in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 22.04.20

BRIEFS: PV Sindhu role

World champion PV Sindhu was on Wednesday unveiled as one of the ambassadors for Badminton World Federation (BWF)’s ‘I am badminton’ awareness campaign. It provides a platform for players to exp...
By Staff Reporter & PTI in Calcutta/New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 18.03.20

Angry Saina blasts BWF

Indian badminton star Saina Nehwal accused the sport’s administrators of placing money above players’ safety by continuing last week’s All England Championships despite the Covid-19 pandemic.“...
By PTI in New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 31.03.20

Badminton rankings

The Badminton World Federation (BWF) on Tuesday decided to freeze the world rankings, saying standings as on March 17 will be the basis for entry and seedings when it restarts the international calend...
By PTI in New Delhi


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