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P V Sindhu wins the ESPN’s Female Sportsperson of the Year award

India’s ace shuttler and World champion P V Sindhu won the ESPN’s Female Sportsperson of the Year award for a third consecutive time. Sindhu’s World Championship victory has also been selected as the Moment of the Year. Chief National Badminton Coach Pullela Gopichand was selected as the Coach of the Year. Top-rated shooter Saurabh Chaudhary bagged ..

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 ..

India’s Lakshya Sen wins Scottish Open Title

India’s top-seeded Badminton Player Lakshya Sen has won the Scottish Open men’s single title. He defeated Brazilian Ygor Coelho to win his fourth title in three months. Since September 2019, he has won SaarLorLux Open, Dutch Open, and Belgian International also. Lakshya Sen, who is from Almora, Uttarakhand, is currently world’s number 41 Badminton Player.

Srikanth enters semifinals Hong Kong Open

Ace Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth entered the semifinals of the men’s singles event at the Hong Kong Open on 15 Nov. It was Srikanth’s second career win over the Chinese shuttler. The Indian still trails Long 2-6 in head-to-head win-loss record. Srikanth, the lone Indian in contention in the tournament, will next meet the winner of ..

Sourabh Verma clinchs men’s singles title at 2019 Vietnam Open Super 100 badminton tournament

In Badminton, Sourabh Verma clinched the men’s singles title at the 2019 Vietnam Open Super 100 title  at the Ho Chi Minh City. He defeated China’s Sun Fei Xiang in a thrilling summit clash by 21-12, 17-2, 21-14. This victory marks Verma’s second Super 100 win in the ongoing calendar year. He had won the ..

Manasi Joshi wins gold at 2019 BWF Para Badminton World Championships

Indian Para-badminton player Manasi Joshi from Rajkot has recently clinched her first gold in women’s singles category at the BWF Para Badminton World Championships in Basel, Switzerland. In the final, she defeated 3-time SL3 world champion Parul Parmar with a score of 21-12, 21-7.

Sourabh Verma wins men’s title at 2019 Hyderabad Open badminton championship

In Badminton, Sourabh Verma from Madhya Pradesh clinched the Men’s Singles title in the 2019 Hyderabad Open championship at the Gachibowli Indoor Stadium. He defeated Loh Kean Yew of Singapore 21-13, 14-21, 21-16 in the thrilling summit clash that lasted 52 minutes. Earlier, in May 2019, Sourabh had won the Slovenian International title. He had ..

Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty become first Indian pair to win a BWF Super 500 badminton tournament

Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty have become the first Indian pair to win a BWF Super 500 badminton tournament. They beat World champions Li Jun Hui and Liu Yu Chen of China in the summit clash of Thailand Open 21-19, 18-21, 21-18 in Bangkok to win the men’s doubles category.