Badminton

NEW DELHI: Badminton World Federation (BWF) have cancelled the 2021 edition of the Syed Modi India International. Badminton Association of India (BAI) made the decision in consultation and collaboration with local government authorities and the BWF.

The tournament, which is a BWF World Tour Super 300 event, was to be held in Lucknow from 12 to 17 October.

Sep 06, 2021 16:09
New Delhi: The Badminton Association of India (BAI) has announced strong squads for the Thomas and Uber Cup Finals, scheduled in Denmark from October 9-17. BAI has also named a 12-member Indian team for the Sudirman Cup, which is slated to take place from September 26 to October 3 in Finland.
Aug 11, 2021 18:08
NEW DELHI: The domestic badminton season in India, which was scheduled to resume in Bengaluru after a gap of over one and a half years, has been stalled yet again after local authorities denied permission to host the events.   The first senior tournament (both men and women) was scheduled to be held from August 27 to September 3, while the second event was supposed to be staged from September 4 to 11.
Aug 11, 2021 16:08
MUMBAI: Hockey is the most talked-about sport on Twitter in India, recording an increase of 134% compared to the 2016 Rio Olympics, while Tokyo 2020 Gold medal-winning javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra (@Neeraj_chopra1) is the third most talked-about athlete globally on the social networking platform.
Aug 09, 2021 07:08
MUMBAI: Promises of cash rewards are pouring in for the athletes who won medals at the just concluded Tokyo 2020 Games. The lion's share is of course going to Neeraj Chopra, who led India's most successful Olympics campaign ever that delivered one Gold, two Silver and four Bronze medals for a nation starved of Olympic glory. 
Aug 03, 2021 05:08
MUMBAI: The domestic season of badminton will begin on August 27 with back-to-back senior tournaments in Bengaluru, the national federation announced Monday.  The first senior tournament (both men and women) will be held from August 27 to September 3 while the second event will be staged from September 4 to 11, according a circular of Badminton Association of India accessed by PTI.
Aug 03, 2021 04:08
MUMBAI: With the first full week of the Tokyo Olympics now in the books, we wanted to share some fresh insights about the topics, trends and talents that have kept Indian audiences on Twitter talking over the past week. 
Aug 02, 2021 07:08
TOKYO: Pusarla Venkata Sindhu has delivered on the world stage stage. Yet again! The reigning world champion on Sunday scripted history as she became only the second Indian and the country’s first woman to win two Olympic medals, securing a Bronze after a straight-game win over world No. 9 He Bing Jiao of China in the badminton women’s singles third-place play-off here. 
Jul 28, 2021 17:07
MUMBAI: Legendary badminton player Nandu Natekar, the first Indian to win an international title in 1956, died in Pune on Wednesday. The 88-year-old, who won over 100 national and international titles in his career, was suffering from age-related ailments, PTI reports. He is survived by his son Gaurav and two daughters.
Jul 16, 2021 08:07
MUMBAI: A year's wait is finally coming to an end as Japan gets ready to host the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games behind closed doors due to the Covid-19 pandemic.  The upcoming Olympics are scheduled to be held in the Japanese capital from July 23 to August 8. A total of around 11,000 athletes from 206 countries are expected to participate in 33 sports in Tokyo Olympics 2021.
Jul 14, 2021 20:07
KUALA LUMPUR: BWF confirmed on Wednesday that Suzhou, China has been awarded the hosting rights of the TotalEnergies BWF Sudirman Cup Finals 2023. Suzhou was due to host the championships in 2021, but with BWF unable to stage any tournaments in China this year, the event was reallocated to Vantaa in Finland.