India had a good start at the World Badminton Championship campaign in Jakarta with Parupalli Kashyap and HS Prannoy starting off with convincing wins in the first round. Kashyap, who is the reigning Commonwealth games champion, defeated Erik Meijs of Netherlands in straight sets. Seeded 10th in the tournament, Kashyap started with a 5-11 deficit
In his quiet understated way yet classy , Pankaj has gone on to claim 12 World Titles. It is time perhaps to recognize another World Champion in our midst.
As the nation basks in the glory of PV Sindhu’s recent bronze win in the Badminton World Championship, another badminton champion from India, Saina Nehwal chose to take a path less travelled. Saina, the London Olympic bronze medallist, has decided to move to Bangalore to train with former India coach Vimal Kumar, just two weeks
PV Sindhu had been the comeback kid at the world badminton championships. But after shocking the world #2 in the quarter-finals and the world #6 in the previous round a victory in the semifinals was a bridge too far. 11th seed PV Sindhu’s dream run ended as she lost the semi-final against 9th seed Carolina
India’s brightest Badminton star Saina Nehwal came back from a game down and emerged victorious 14-21, 21-18, 21-12 against her Japanese rival Sayaka Takahashi on Thursday. With this emphatic win, she has made her way to the quarterfinals of the World Badminton Championships in Copenhagen, Denmark in the women’s singles category. The 2012 Olympic bronze
Top Indian women’s doubles pair Ashwini Ponnappa and Jwala Gutta lost in the second round of the ongoing Badminton World Championships held in Copenhagen. They were defeated by the fifth-seeded Chinese pair Qing Tian and Yunlei Zhao in straight games. The Indian duo lost to the World No. 7 pair 16-21, 8-21 in just 31