Saina Nehwal
Sports  /  Published 25.02.21

All England Badminton Championships: Mixed draw for Indians

PV Sindhu seems to have got an easy passage to the quarter finals but compatriot Saina Nehwal is not as fortunate, drawing a tougher first-round opponent in the prestigious All England Badminton Champ...
By PTI in New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 15.01.21

Indians defeated in Yonex Thailand Open

India’s Saina Nehwal was knocked out of the Yonex Thailand Open Super 1000 event after losing to Thailand’s Busanan Ongbamrungphan in the second round here on Thursday. In a battle of att...
By PTI in Bangkok

Sports  /  Published 14.01.21

Saina, Srikanth sail

Star India shuttler Saina Nehwal and former world No. 1 Kidambi Srikanth entered the second rounds of their respective events but Parupalli Kashyap made an early exit from the Thailand Open Super 1000...
By PTI in Bangkok

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 23.08.19

Saina slams umpire, loss triggers call for review

Saina Nehwal lost, both the match and her cool. After crashing out of the BWF World Championships in Basel, the London Olympic bronze medal winner and former world No. 1 lashed out at the umpire in an...
By Elora Sen in


Sports  /  Published 30.10.18

Going to do our best to qualify for Tokyo: Ashwini

Not just Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu, but the shuttlers in doubles category too are gunning for glory in world tournaments and dedicated towards earning India accolades like the two Olympic medallists,...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 14.02.19

Saina refuses to play due on uneven surface in Guwahati

Controversy erupted at the Senior National Badminton Championship on Thursday with defending champion Saina Nehwal refusing to play her singles match, citing a 'poor playing surface' at the venue in G...
By PTI in Guwahati

India  /  Published 29.01.20

Saina Nehwal joins BJP

Ace badminton player Saina Nehwal joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday, saying Prime Minister Narendra Modi 'inspires' her with his hard work for the country.Joining the party at a cer...
By PTI in New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 24.03.20

Boost for India hopefuls

Former India badminton chief coach Vimal Kumar feels the decision to postpone Olympics to 2021 is a huge boost for Indian shuttlers.“It will help us to do a lot of introspection. In the last few mon...
By Angshuman Roy 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


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