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Badminton Asia Championships: Kidambi Srikanth Exits; PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal, Sameer Verma Enter Second Round

Apr 24, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

Kidambi Srikanth's loss comes in a surprise as he fell short to World No.51 Shesar Hiren Rhustavito. On the other hand, PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal had contrasting wins in the first round of the Asia Badminton Championship.

Indian Shuttlers Get Tough Draw At All England Championship

Feb 13, 2019

The last time an Indian had won the All England Championship was way back in 2001 by current national coach Pullela Gopichand, while Prakash Padukone was the first from the country to win the coveted crown in 1980.

PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal To Highlight The 83rd Senior National Badminton Championships In Guwahati

This is the first time the prestigious Nationals is returning to the North-East since Guwahati last hosted it in 2010.

PV Sindhu To Resume New Season At Indonesia Masters

Jan 21, 2019

A strong Indian badminton team feat Sindhu, Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth, HS Prannoy, Sameer Verma will compete in the Jakarta event.

BWF World Tour Finals: PV Sindhu Sets Up Final Date With Nozomi Okuhara

Sindhu, who lost to Akane Yamaguchi of Japan in the final last year, will play another Japanese girl in Sunday's final.

14 December, 2018

BWF World Tour Finals: PV Sindhu, Sameer Verma Qualify For Knock-Outs

Playing her third successive year-ending finale, Sindhu beat Beiwen Zhang 21-9 21-15 in a one-sided women's singles contest to top Group A.

13 December, 2018

BWF World Tour Finals: PV Sindhu Beats World No 1 Tzu Ying In Thriller, Sameer Verma Outclasses Tommy Sugiarto

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Sindhu, who had finished runners-up in the last edition, gave ample display of her grit as she bounced back from a game down to record her first win over Asian Games champion Tzu Ying since the 2016 Rio Olympics.

10 December, 2018

BWF World Tour Finals: PV Sindhu Gets Tough Draw, Sameer Verma To Make Debut In Season-Ending Event

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The top two players from each group will qualify for the semifinals, after which a knockout draw will be conducted.

25 November, 2018

Syed Modi International: Sameer Verma Defends Title, Saina Nehwal Suffers Shocking Defeat

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Verma beats his Chinese opponent Lu Guangzu 16-21, 21-19, 21-14 in the summit clash, which lasted one hour and 10 minutes.

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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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