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COVID-19: Badminton's Thomas & Uber Cup postponed

Kuala Lumpur/Xinhua: The Badminton World Federation (BWF) on Tuesday announced the postponement of the 2020 Thomas & Uber Cup finals after a number of participating teams withdrew over the COVID-19 outbreak.

COVID-19: BWF freezes world rankings till further notice, standings backdated to Mar 17

Kuala Lumpur/UNI: The Badminton World Federation on Tuesday decided to freeze the World Rankings and World Junior Rankings until further notice due to the calendar being affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

An initiative by Gopichand, Badminton Gurukul looks to address India's coaching needs

Mumbai/IBNS: Badminton Gurukul, an initiative by the quintessential badminton superstar and guru Pullela Gopichand and former international shuttler Supriya Devgun, is trying to address the needs of the game in the country.

Satwik-Chirag cruises to finals of French Open Badminton

Paris, Oct 27 (UNI) India's star shuttlers Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty breezed into the finals by beating the Japanese pair in the French Open Badminton Tournament here in the men's doubles.

Indian badminton icon PV Sindhu creates history, wins World Championships

New Delhi, Aug 25 (IBNS): India's badminton sensation PV Sindhu created a new chapter in history when she defeated her Japanese opponent Nozomi Okuhara to win the women’s singles event of the World Championship in Basel on Sunday.

Kidambi Srikanth, Parupalli Kashyap enter semi-finals of India Open

New Delhi, Mar 29 (UNI): Kidambi Srikanth after losing the first game made a come back and defeated Praneeth 21-23, 21-11, 21-19 to enter semifinal of the Yonex-Sunrise India Open Badminton Tournament here on Friday.

Saina cruises into semis, Sindhu & Srikanth crash out of Indonesia Masters

Jakarta, Jan 25 (IBNS): Saina Nehwal on Friday cruised into the semifinal of the Indonesia Masters on a day P.V. Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth crashed out of the badminton tournament.

President Kovind wishes PV Sindhu for winning BWF World Tour Finals

New Delhi, Dec 16 (IBNS): Indian President Ram Nath Kovind wished Indian badminton star PV Sindhu for winning the year ending BWF World Tour Finals tournament.  

PV Sindhu adds another feather to her crown, wins BWF World Tour Finals tournament

New Delhi, Dec 16 (IBNS): Indian badminton star PV Sidhu added one more record to her name when she won the BWF World Tour Finals tournament by beating Nozomi Okuhara on Sunday.

Saina Nehwal ties knot with Parupalli Kashyap, shares images on social media

Hyderabad, Dec 14 (IBNS): Indian badminton star Saina Nehwal on Friday shared images of her marriage with Parupalli Kashyap.

India's Lakshya Sen wins gold in Badminton Asia Junior Championship

New Delhi, July 21 (IBNS): Indian badminton player Lakshya Sen on Sunday clinched gold medal at the Badminton Asia Junior Championship.

India's mixed badminton team win gold at CWG

Gold Coast, Apr 9 (IBNS): Continuing India's rush for gold, country's mixed badminton team won the gold medal at the Commonwealth Games here on Monday.

President, Prime Minister congratulate PV Sindhu

New Delhi, Aug 27 (IBNS): President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi appreciated PV Sindhu after the Indian badminton player settled for silver in the World Championship on Sunday.

Kidambi Srikanth wins Australian Open Super Series title

Sydney, June 25 (IBNS): Continuing his brilliant form, Indian badminton player Kidambi Srikanth defeated Chen Long to win the title at men's singles event at the Australian Open Super Series on Sunday.

Kidambi Srikanth wins Indonesian Open title

New Delhi, June 18 (IBNS): Creating history, Kidambi Srikanth defeated Kazumasa Sakai to win the men's singles Indonesian Open title on Sunday.