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Badminton
Sports  /  Published 03.09.21

Suhas, Tarun, Manoj in badminton semis

Indian shuttlers Suhas Yathiraj and Tarun Dhillon continued their impressive run, notching up contrasting wins in their respective second group match to qualify for the semifinals in the badminton com...
By Our Bureau

Sports  /  Published 04.08.21

Sindhu targets World Championships

The feeling hasn't yet sunk in, said P V Sindhu on becoming the first Indian woman to claim two Olympic medals. But she has already figured the next sporting target for herself -- defending her wo...
By Our Bureau

Opinion  /  Published 31.07.21

Hemmed in: Women’s sports

The wisdom of the adage, “Mens sana in corpore sano”, can be understood as the need for the mind and the body to be conjoined, figuratively speaking, as a healthy unit. It may be the twent...
By The Editorial Board

Sports  /  Published 30.07.21

Sindhu storms into semis

Reigning world champion PV Sindhu kept India's hopes of winning a first-ever Olympic gold in badminton alive as she reached the semifinals of women's singles with a fighting straight-game win ...
By Our Bureau

Sports  /  Published 30.07.21

Sindhu in fine form, up next a familiar foe

Shuttler PV Sindhu recorded yet another comfortable win as she brushed aside Denmark’s Mia Blichfeldt on Thursday to move into the women’s singles quarter finals at Tokyo 2020. But the jo...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta, Tokyo

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Sports  /  Published 29.07.21

Field day for Indian hockey, archer Atanu

There was good news, and there was bad news for India on Day Six of the Tokyo Olympics. It started on a great note, with the men's hockey team reaching the quarterfinals by thrashing Rio 2016 gol...
By Our Bureau

Sports  /  Published 29.07.21

PV Sindhu advances to quarter-finals

PV Sindhu sailed into the women's singles quarterfinals after beating Denmark's Mia Blichfeldt in straight games at the Tokyo Olympics badminton competition on Thursday. The 26-year-old India...
By Our Bureau

Sports  /  Published 29.07.21

Shuttlers salute ‘legend’ Nandu Natekar

Legendary badminton player Nandu Natekar, the first Indian to win an international title, in 1956, died here on Wednesday. The 88-year-old was suffering from age-related ailments. He is survived by h...
By PTI in Pune

Sports  /  Published 28.07.21

Shuttler Nandu Natekar dead

Legendary badminton player Nandu Natekar, the first Indian to win an international title in 1956, died in Pune on Wednesday. The 88-year-old, who won over 100 national and international titles in his ...
By Our Bureau

Sports  /  Published 28.07.21

Sindhu in pre-quarters

Reigning world champion PV Sindhu advanced to the pre-quarterfinals of women's singles badminton event at the Tokyo Olympics after beating Hong Kong's Cheung Ngan Yi in a group J match on Wedn...
By Our Bureau


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