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Badminton
Sports  /  Published 24.01.20

Gopi bullish on Satwik-Chirag’s Tokyo chances

Badminton’s chief national coach Pullela Gopichand is confident that PV Sindhu will be back in rhythm by the time Tokyo Olympic Games come calling. The Olympic Games begins on July 24 and ends on Au...
By Angshuman Roy in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 03.12.18

Carolina Marin is a lone champ in badminton from Spain

As a child, Carolina Marin was drawn to badminton because of its oddness, an attraction that grew once she switched from plastic shuttlecocks to the ones used for competition, each made of 16 feathers...
By Raphael Minder /The New York Times News Service

Sports  /  Published 03.02.20

Shuttler duo fancy annus mirabilis rerun

2019 was annus mirabilis for shuttler Chirag Shetty for it was last year that Chirag and partner Satwiksairaj Rankireddy broke into the top-10 of world badminton rankings. They became world No. 7, to ...
By Madhumita Ganguly in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 04.12.19

Jharkhand shuttle scene shuffle

The days of East Singhbhum shuttlers dominating the state badminton scene seem to have ended.The seven-member team for the 44th Junior (Under-19) National Badminton Championship announced by the Jhark...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

Sports  /  Published 05.03.20

Indians pull out of All England

Indian shuttlers, including HS Prannoy and world No. 10 men’s pair of Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy, have withdrawn from next week’s All England Championships due to concerns surroundi...
By Agencies in New Delhi

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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 11.02.20

India rout Kazakhstan

Kidambi Srikanth spearheaded India’s 4-1 mauling of Kazakhstan in their opening group match of the Asia Team Badminton Championships here on Tuesday.Srikanth, the up and coming Lakshya Sen and Subha...
By PTI in Manila

Opinion  /  Published 01.09.19

P.V. Sindhu: she came, she saw, she conquered

 Sir — The ace Indian badminton player, P.V. Sindhu, deserves to be lauded for winning the Badminton World Championships in Switzerland. In the past, she won two silver and two bronze medals. B...
By The Telegraph

Jharkhand  /  Published 18.10.18

In Jharkhand, badminton’s future looks up

Badminton as a sport is gaining prominence in Jharkhand with coaching centres coming up at prominent cities and local shuttlers making a mark in national meets.According to Jharkhand Badminton Associa...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpdur

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


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