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French Open Badminton: PV Sindhu Aims To Be Back In Form, Sameer Verma Looks For Good Outing

Oct 26, 2021 PTI

Returning to the court for the first time after her Olympic bronze, Sindhu was a bit rusty at last week's Denmark Open, where she lost in the quarterfinals.

Denmark Open Badminton: Sameer Verma Shocks World No.3 Anders Antonsen, Lakshya Sen Exits

Oct 22, 2021 PTI

Sameer Verma will now face 33-year-old Tommy Sugiarto next in the Round of 8. Lakshya Sen lost to Olympic champion Viktor Axelsen to bow out.

Denmark Open Badminton: PV Sindhu Makes Winning Return; Kidambi Srikanth, Sameer Verma advance

The fourth-seeded Indian Sindhu, Tokyo Olympics bronze medallist, will next face Thailand's Busanan Ongbamrungphan in the next round.

Denmark Open Badminton: India’s PV Sindhu Eyes Good Outing On Return To Action

Oct 18, 2021 PTI

Sindhu opens her campaign against Turkey's Neslihan Yigit and win will pit her against Thailand's Busanan Ongbamrungphan in the second round.

Thomas Cup Badminton: India Men Suffer 1-4 Loss To China In Last Group Match

Only the doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty could manage a win in the men's team championship.

13 October, 2021

Thomas Cup Badminton: Indian Men Reach Quarterfinals After A decade


India defeated Tahiti 5-0. The last time Indian men's team qualified for the Thomas Cup final was in 2010. They had lost to Indonesia back then.

01 March, 2021

Swiss Open Badminton: PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal May Face Off In Semis; All Eyes On Chirag-Satwik


It was here that Olympic silver medallist Sindhu had claimed the world championship gold in 2019, her last title before the COVID-19 pandemic disruption.

22 January, 2021

Thailand Open: PV Sindhu, Sameer Verma Out; Satwiksairaj Rankireddy-Ashwini Ponappa Pair Enters Semis


With the defeat of PV Sindhu and Sameer Verma, Indian challenge in the singles competition ended in the Toyota Thailand Open Super 1000 tournament

21 January, 2021

Thailand Open: PV Sindhu, Sameer Verma Enter Quarterfinals; HS Prannoy Loses


PV Sindhu outclassed Malaysia's world no. 92 Kisona Selvaduray in a lop-sided second-round contest. She will face either Thailand's Ratchanok Inthanon or Korea's Sung Ji Hyun next

21 January, 2021

Sameer Verma, Mixed Doubles Pair Enter Quarterfinals Of Thailand Open


Sameer Verma will face third seed Anders Antonsen of Denmark, who received a walkover, in the quarterfinals

02 June, 2020

BAI Recommends Satwiksairaj Rankireddy, Chirag Shetty And Sameer Verma For Arjuna Awards


The BAI also recommended renowned National Institute of Sports (NIS)-certified coaches -- S Murlidharan and Bhaskar Babu -- for the Dronacharya Award

05 March, 2020

India Open Badminton: Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu Handed Tough Draws


Both the shuttlers are former champions of the World Tour Super 500 tournament --while Saina Nehwal had won the tournament in 2015, PV Sindhu had clinched the women's singles title in 2017

20 February, 2020

Barcelona Spain Masters: Saina Newhal, Sameer Verma Enter Quarterfinals, Kidambi Srikanth Loses


Saina Nehwal, who is facing a race against time to qualify for her fourth Olympics, brushed aside Maria Ulitina 21-10 21-19 in the second round to set up a last-eight clash with Thailand's third seed Busanan Ongbamrungphan, who has beaten the Indian twice in the last two encounters

21 November, 2019

Kidambi Srikanth, Sameer Verma Knocked Out Of Korea Masters Badminton

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Kidambi Srikanth lost 14-21, 19-21 to Japan's Kanta Tsuneyama in the second round at the Korea Masters badminton tournament on Thursday.

20 November, 2019

Kidambi Srikanth, Sameer Verma Progress In Korea Masters Badminton

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Kidambi Srikanth defeated Hong Kong's Wong Wing Ki Vincent 21-18, 21-17 to enter the second round at the Korea Masters badminton tournament on Wednesday.

13 November, 2019

PV Sindhu Wins; Satwiksairaj Rankireddy, Chirag Shetty Bow Out Of Hong Kong Open Badminton

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PV Sindhu took 36 minutes to see off World No. 19 Kim Ga Eun of Korea 21-15, 21-16 in the women's singles opening round at the Hong Kong Open badminton tournament on Wednesday.

04 October, 2019

Government Withdraws Financial Support To Rio Medalist Sakshi Malik, Includes Wrestler Ravi Dahiya

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Sakshi Malik, who became the first Indian women wrestler to win an Olympics medal at 2016 Rio Games, has fallen out of the favour and lost TOPS support, while Ravi Dahiya has been rewarded for earning a Tokyo Olympics quota

18 August, 2019

BWF World Championships, India Preview: PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal Chase Elusive Title; Kidambi Srikanth Hopes For Good Show


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

Photo Gallery

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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