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India Open Badminton: PV Sindhu Humbles Ashmita Chaliha To Enter Semifinals

Jan 14, 2022 PTI

Top seed PV Sindhu, a former world champion, took 36 minutes to get the better of 21-year-old Chaliha 21-7 21-18 and set up a last-four clash with Thailand's Supanida Katethong, seeded sixth.

India Open Badminton: PV Sindhu Advances, Malvika Bansod Knocks Idol Saina Nehwal Out

Jan 13, 2022 PTI

Former champion and 2012 Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal suffered a 17-21 9-21 straight-game loss to her 20-year-old compatriot Malvika Bansod. Malvika, ranked 111th, took 34 minutes to see off the former world number 1.


India Open 2022: Malvika Bansod Knocks Out Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu Sails Into Quarterfinals

Ranked 111, Malvika Bansod beat Saina Nehwal 21-17, 21-9 while top seed PV Sindhu thrashed fellow Indian Ira Sharma 21-10, 21-10 in the India Open 2022. HS Prannoy got a walkover after his opponent tested COVID positive.

India Open Badminton: Ashmita Chaliha Stuns Fifth Seed; PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth In 2nd Round

Jan 11, 2022 PTI

Reigning world champion Loh Kean Yew was stretched to three games while home favourite Kidambi Srikanth registered a convincing win in their respective men's singles first round matches of the India Open badmtinon 2022.


India Open 2022: PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth Eye Winning Starts Amid COVID-19 Surge

The India Open badminton returns in 2022 after being cancelled twice due to the COVID-19 pandemic situation in the country. B Sai Praneeth and doubles player Dhruv Rawat have pulled out after testing positive.

09 January, 2022

India Open 2022: Sai Praneeth, Dhruv Rawat Test COVID Positive; Pull Out Of Tournament

Aditya Kumar

The news comes after the entire England team pulled out of India Open 2022 two days back following the COVID positive results of their doubles specialist Sean Vendy and coach Nathan Robertson.


09 January, 2022

India Open Badminton: Former Champions Kidambi Srikanth, PV Sindhu Get Top Billing

PTI

India Open 2022 will start with the main draw from January 11 and no spectators will be allowed at the venue, owing to the COVID-19 pandemic. The tournament will kickstart the 2022 international season.


01 January, 2022

Higher And Stronger, India's Olympic Medallists Make Their New Year 2022 Wishes

Aditya Kumar

After an eventful 2021 that included Tokyo Olympics, India's top sportspersons face a challenging 2022. Their dreams and aspirations remain as high as ever.


23 December, 2021

India Open Badminton 2022: Kidambi Srikanth Vs Loh Kean Yew Face-off On Cards; PV Sindhu Gets Easy Draw

PTI

Top seed Kidambi Srikanth, who regained his place in world's top-10 is likely to get a chance to avenge his loss against World champion Loh Kean Yew as they are drawn to clash in the semifinals.


23 December, 2021

Badminton Yearender 2021: PV Sindhu's Journey To Greatness, Kidambi Srikanth's Resurgence

Amit Kumar Das

If Rio Olympics silver-medallist PV Sindhu led from the front with a bronze medal at Tokyo Games and a silver at the season-ending World Tour Final, Kidambi Srikanth and Lakshya Sen dished out a year-end special.


20 December, 2021

India Open Badminton: PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth, Lakshya Sen To Headline BWF 500 Event

PTI

Kidambi Srikanth has been named the top seed in the men's singles events followed by B Sai Praneeth. PV Sindhu has been given the top billing in the women's singles category which also features London Olympics bronze medallist Saina Nehwal.


20 December, 2021

PV Sindhu Appointed Badminton World Federation's Athletes’ Commission Member

PTI

PV Sindhu was named alongside five others who will serve as members till 2025. Other members are Iris Wang (USA), Robin Tabeling (NED), Greysia Polii (INA), Kim Soyeong (KOR) and Zheng Si Wei (CHN).


19 December, 2021

Kidambi Srikanth Claims Historic Silver At BWF World Championships 2021

PTI

Kidambi Srikanth, a former world number one, lost to Loh Kean Yew of Singapore in straight games (15-21, 20-22 ) in the men's singles final of BWF World Championships 2021.


19 December, 2021

Year In Review 2021: From Gabba Cricket Test Win To Tokyo Olympics Hockey Bronze - 10 Memorable Moments For India

Jayanta Oinam

After sporting events in 2020 were hampered by coronavirus, 2021 saw major events like the Tokyo Olympics being staged. Indian athletes, especially the Paralympians, shone in Tokyo 2020 but cricket was not to be left behind.


18 December, 2021

Year In Review 2021: Neeraj Chopra's Golden Finish To Shooters Firing Blanks, Tokyo 2020 Was A Mixed Bag For India

Koushik Paul

India won a record seven medals at Tokyo 2020. The returns could have been much better if the shooters and archers performed true to their potential. Here are the 10 highlights from India's Tokyo Olympics campaign in 2021.


17 December, 2021

BWF World Championships 2021: Lakshya Sen Sets Up Semis Date With Kidambi Srikanth

PTI

India are assured of at least a silver as Srikanth and Sen will face each other in the first semifinal on Saturday. But it was disappointment for defending champion PV Sindhu, who lost to familiar foe Tai Tzu Ying.


17 December, 2021

BWF World Championships 2021: PV Sindhu Bows Down To Tai Tzu Ying To Crash Out In Quarterfinals

PTI

World No.7 PV Sindhu fails to defend her women’s singles BWF World Championships title losing to Tai Tzu Ying in straight games in the quarterfinal in Huelva, Spain.


17 December, 2021

BWF World Championships 2021: PV Sindhu Loses Vs Tai Tzu Ying 21-17, 21-13 To Crash Out - Highlights

Koushik Paul

Defending champion PV Sindhu bowed out of the BWF World Championships 2021 losing in straight games against Tai Tzu Ying of Chinese Taipei in the quarterfinals. Get highlights of PV Sindhu vs Tai Tzu Ying.


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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