On a mixed day for India, PV Sindhu squandered a first-game advantage to go down 12-21 21-13 21-19 to Thailand's Pornpawee Chochuwong in a women's singles pre-quarterfinals that lasted 58 minutes while Sai Praneeth edged out China's Lu Guang Zu 21-19 21-19 to set up a meeting against Indonesian seventh seed Anthony Sinisuka Ginting, who defeated Parupalli Kashyap
Replicating her World Championship form, PV Sindhu produced another strong performance at China Open to get the better of the currently 20th-ranked Chinese, who entered the match with a 3-3 record against the Indian
The athletes for the Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS) were chosen on the basis of these parameters: global performance trends from most recent Olympic Games, World Championships, Asian Games and Asian Championships, performance of competing international counterparts in the last three years, high performance age of a typical Olympic medallist specific to each event, performance of Indian athletes in 2016, 2017 and 2018 and their progression chart, feedback from NSF, high performance managers,
The Badminton Association of India on Sunday announced a cash reward of Rs 20 lakh and Rs 5 lakh for PV Sindhu and B Sai Praneeth respectively for their historic feats at the 2019 BWF World Championships in Basel, Switzerland.
B Sai Praneeth's attacking game couldn't dent the defence of an in-form Kento Momota as the Indian went down to the Japanese World No. 1 13-21, 8-21 in a semifinal at the Badminton World Championships in Basel on Saturday.
B Sai Praneeth registered a 24-22, 21-14 win over World No. 4 Jonatan Christie in the quarterfinals to assure himself of a medal at the Badminton World Championships.
PV Sindhu beat Beiwen Zhang of United States 21-14, 21-6 to seal a spot in the women's singles quarterfinals at the Badminton World Championships in Basel on Thursday.
B Sai Praneeth and HS Prannoy defeated 66th-ranked Jason Anthony Ho-Shue of Canada 21-17, 21-16 and Eetu Heino of Finland 17-21, 21-10, 21-11 in their respective men's Singles opening round matches at the Badminton World Championships in Basel on Monday.
Indian shuttlers P V Sindhu, Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth, B Sai Praneeth, HS Prannoy, Sameer Verma, etc represent Indian interests in the 2019 BWF World Championships at Basel, Switzerland
Saina Nehwal squandered a game advantage to lose 21-16, 11-21, 14-21 against unseeded Sayaka Takahashi of Japan in a women's singles second round match at the Thailand Open badminton tournament on Thursday.
Sai Praneeth couldn't make it to the Japan Open finals, after losing to Japan's Kento Momota in straight sets.
Sai Praneeth won 42 points in his Japan Open quarterfinal clash against Indonesia's Tommy Sugiarto, as he wrapped up the match in 36 minutes.
PV Sindhu defeated Aya Ohori 11-21, 21-10, 21-13 in her second round match of the Japan Open badminton tournament on Thursday.
B Sai Praneeth beat Kento Nishimoto 21-17, 21-13 in the opening round of the Japan Open badminton tournament on Tuesday.
PV Sindhu staved off a challenge from Aya Ohori with a 11-21, 21-15, 21-15 win, while Kidambi Srikanth beat Kenta Nishimoto 21-14, 21-13 in the opening round of the Indonesia Open badminton tournament on Wednesday.
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.PTI Photo
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.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
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.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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