Badminton in India Current Affairs, GK & News

P V Sindhu wins inaugural BBC Indian Sportswoman of the Year award

Indian ace badminton player PV Sindhu won the inaugural BBC Indian Sportswoman of the Year award after a public vote. Sindhu became the first Indian to win badminton World Championship gold in 2019. The five nominations for the award include sprinter Dutee Chand, boxer Mary Kom, wrestler Vinesh Phogat and para-badminton player Manasi Joshi. Former sprinter PT Usha was given the Lifetime ..


Indian men’s Badminton team wins bronze medal in Badminton Asia Team Championships

Indian men’s Badminton team clinched the bronze medal in the Badminton Asia Team Championships, which was recently held in Manila, Philippines. This is the second time India is reaching the semi-final clash, as it earlier played in the semi-final round in 2016. The tournament doesn’t include senior Indian players KIdambi Srikanth and HS Prannoy, while ..


IIT Kharagpur ties up with Pullela Gopichand Badminton Academy to develop training module

IIT Kharagpur has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Pullela Gopichand Badminton Academy (PGBA) to develop research and training module for the trainees of the Hyderabad-based sports facility. The thrust area of the collaboration is to promote health and wellbeing of sportspersons and coaches for enhancing the quality of performance and resilience. Players ..


Saina Nehwal wins women’s singles event at 83rd Senior National Badminton Championships 2019

In badminton, Saina Nehwal won her fourth title at the Yonex-Sunrise 83rd Senior National Badminton Championships 2019 in Guwahati. In the final, she defeated P.V.Sindhu by 21-18, 21-15 in Guwahati. Its her fourth title. Sourabh Verma completed a hat-trick of titles, claiming the men’s singles crown after defeating young Lakshya Sen in straight games of ..


Bengaluru Raptors wins 5th season of Premier Badminton League (PBL) title

Bengaluru Raptors have won their first-ever Premier Badminton League (PBL) title at Bengaluru on 13th January 2019. In the title clash played, Bengaluru edged out Mumbai Rockets, with a 4-3 win. Star player Kidambi Srikanth, Vu Ji Trang and the Men’s Doubles pair of Mohammad Ahsan and Hendra Satiawan won their matches for Bengaluru guiding ..


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