Badminton

BENGALURU: Padma Bhushan Pullela Gopichand Thursday announced a National Badminton Scholarship program at The Sports School, Bengaluru. 

Under the chief mentorship of Gopichand, The Sports School Badminton Academy with technical partner Badminton Gurukul, has come together to provide the best training methods to students to groom their willingness to play the sport and turn it into a full-fledged profession. 

May 28, 2021 18:05
KUALA LUMPUR: The Badminton World Federation (BWF) confirmed Friday that no further tournaments will be played inside the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games qualifying window. As such, while the qualification period officially closes 15 June as per the Revised Tokyo 2020 Qualification System, the current Race To Tokyo rankings list will not change.
May 24, 2021 19:05
NEW DELHI: Badminton Association of India president Himanta Biswa Sarma was on Saturday elected to the BWF council for the period 2021-25. Sarma, who is also the vice president of Badminton Asia, got 236 votes as the 20 council members were elected from 31 contestants at the virtual AGM and council election. 
May 24, 2021 18:05
LAUSANNE: The 82nd AGM of the Badminton World Federation was held virtually on Saturday, 22 May, with a record 158 Members attending and taking part in the meeting.  A total of 15 proposals were voted on, and the elections for the BWF Council (2021 – 2025) were held.
May 13, 2021 20:05
KUALA LUMPUR: The Singapore Open, an HSBC BWF World Tour Super 500 tournament and last qualifying event for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, was cancelled Thursday.
May 07, 2021 16:05
KUALA LUMPUR: Tournament organisers Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) and Badminton World Federation have jointly agreed to postpone the CELCOM AXIATA Malaysia Open 2021, scheduled for 25-30 May.
May 03, 2021 18:05
LAUSANNE: The Badminton World Federation (BWF) announced Monday that India’s PV Sindhu and Canada’s Michelle Li have been nominated as athlete ambassadors for the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) ‘Believe in Sport’ campaign aimed at preventing competition manipulation.
Apr 22, 2021 17:04
KUALA LUMPUR: The Badminton World Federation (BWF) has concluded its periodic tender process to award its Official Equipment Partners for BWF Major Championships 2022-2025.
Apr 19, 2021 20:04
NEW DELHI: The Yonex Sunrise India Open Super 500 tournament, one of the last three qualifying events for the Tokyo Olympics, was on Monday postponed due to raging COVID-19 pandemic in the country. The $400,000 India Open was scheduled to be held behind closed doors in the National Capital from May 11 to 16.
Apr 14, 2021 19:04
NEW DELHI: The $400,000 India Open — the country’s biggest badminton tournament — will be held behind closed doors at the KD Jadhav Indoor Hall here from May 11-16, the Badminton Association of India confirmed Wednesday.
Apr 08, 2021 19:04
NEW DELHI: Sports tech startup Hudle has appointed Pullela Gopichand as brand ambassador and advisor.  Hudle's decision to onboard the Indian badminton icon comes a few months after the Delhi-based company signed on Indian Test cricket vice captain Ajinkya Rahane.