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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 ..

Sameer Verma clinchs men’s singles title at 2018 Syed Modi International Badminton Championship

Sameer Verma has clinched the 2018 Syed Modi International Badminton Championships. In the men’s singles final, he defeated China’s Guangzu Lu by 16-21, 21-19, 21-14 against China’s Guangzu Lu to retain the title. With this win, Verma sealed his spot in the BWF World Tour Finals. However, former champion Saina Nehwal lost in straight games ..

Lakshya Sen wins bronze in men’s singles at Li Ning World Junior Badminton Championship 2018

Lakshya Sen from India has recently won bronze in men’s singles at the Li Ning World Junior Badminton Championship 2018, after suffering a narrow defeat to top seed Kunlavut Vitidsarn of Thailand in the men’s singles semifinals at Markham in Canada. This was India’s fifth boys singles bronze medal at the BWF World Junior Championships. ..

PV Sindhu becomes first-ever Indian shuttler to enter a badminton final at Asian Games

Olympic Silver Medalist PV Sindhu has created history by becoming the first-ever Indian shuttler to enter a badminton final at the Asian Games. She stormed into the women’s singles final after defeating Akane Yamaguchi of in the semi-final at the 18th Asian Games 2018 on August 27. Sindhu will now face World No 1 Chines ..

Lakshya Sen clinches historic men’s singles gold at Asia Badminton Junior Championship 2018

Lakshya Sen from India has clinched historic men’s singles gold at the Asia Badminton Junior Championship 2018 in Jakarta on July 22. In the final, he defeated top-seed Kunlavut Vitidsarn of Thailand by 21-19, 21-18. With this, he became the 3rd Indian shuttler to win singles gold at the competition after Gautam Thakkar and Olympic ..