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BWF World Championships 2021: Carolina Marin Withdraws After Failing To Regain Fitness

Dec 10, 2021 PTI

Carolina Marin became the second high-profile badminton player to pull out of the BWF World Championships 2021 after Japanese Kento Momota. Marin had also missed the Tokyo Olympics earlier in the year.

BWF World Championships: Two-time Defending Champion Kento Momota Pulls Out

Dec 08, 2021 PTI

Kento Momota had retired hurt during the French Open semifinals against compatriot Kanta Tsuneyama. He also pulled out from last week's BWF World Tour Finals 2021 in Bali, Indonesia.

Indonesia Masters Badminton: Easy Win For PV Sindhu, Lakshya Sen Stuns World No.10 Kanta Tsuneyama

PV Sindhu, seeded third, beat Thailand’s Supanida Katethong 21-15, 21-19 in a 43-minute women's singles match. Sindhu will face Spain’s Clara Azurmendi next.

Tokyo Olympics, Badminton: Kento Momota, World No 1, Ousted In Group Stage

Jul 28, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Momota lost to unseeded South Korean Heo Kwang-hee 15-21, 19-21

Tokyo Olympics: Badminton Star Kento Momota Grateful For Chance After Horrific Crash

Kento Momota fractured his eye socket in the crash then suffered through a bout of double vision in his return to training that had him fearing his career might be over

13 April, 2021

India Open Badminton To Be Held Behind Closed Doors; Carolina Marin, Kento Momota Among Top Entries


India Open is one of the last few badminton qualification events for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games

04 January, 2021

Badminton: Kento Momota's COVID-19 Positive Forces Japan Out Of Thailand Events

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The two-time singles world champion was scheduled to compete in two Thailand Open series events

03 January, 2021

World No. 1 Kento Momota Tests Positive For COVID-19, Japan Pulls Out Of Thailand Badminton Events


Momota was looking forward to make his international comeback in Bangkok, a year after sustaining a career-threatening injury

06 March, 2020

Japan Badminton Star Kento Momota Feared Career Over After Deadly Crash


The world number one Kento Momota admitted his "spirit was almost broken" after the accident in January -- hours after he won the Malaysia Masters -- which killed the driver of the vehicle taking him to Kuala Lumpur airport

08 February, 2020

Japan Badminton King Kento Momota Has Surgery, Recovery Delayed: Reports


Kento Momota -- hurt in a Malaysian car crash earlier this year -- was diagnosed with an orbital floor fracture after he said he suffered double vision during practice, Japanese public broadcaster NHK reported

13 January, 2020

Badminton World Number One Kento Momota Hurt In Malaysia Crash: Report


Kento Momota had been in Kuala Lumpur to take part in the Malaysia Masters badminton tournament

27 September, 2019

Parupalli Kashyap Enters Semi-finals At Korea Open Badminton

Outlook Web Bureau

Parupalli Kashyap beat Denmark's Jan O Jorgensen 24-22, 21-8 to reach the semi-finals at the Korea Open badminton tournament on Friday.

25 August, 2019

World Badminton: PV Sindhu, Kento Momota Eye Titles In Basel

Outlook Web Bureau

PV Sindhu faces Nozomi Okuhara in the BWF Badminton World Championships final at around 4:30 PM IST on August 25, in Basel. Meanwhile, Kento Momoto and Anders Antonsen face each other in the men's final, which will take place after the women's final.

24 August, 2019

Badminton World Championships: B Sai Praneeth Loses To Kento Momota, Settles For Bronze

Outlook Web Bureau

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.

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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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