Badminton Association of India

NEW DELHI: Premier Badminton League (PBL) is all set for a much-awaited comeback after a two-year hiatus with season 6, scheduled from December 17 to January 14, 2023.

PBL is organised by SportzLive — the official license holder of the league - under the aegis of the Badminton Association of India (BAI).

The upcoming edition of the league will once again bring exciting world-class badminton action to the fans after a break of two years, owing to the pandemic.

Jul 04, 2022 17:07
NEW DELHI: Badminton Association of India secretary Sanjay Mishra has assured players and parents that the association will not tolerate any age-fudging and would take strict action against those found guilty.
Jun 30, 2022 15:06
NEW DELHI: The Badminton Association of India (BAI) is forming a committee to conduct a thorough investigation into multiple age fraud complaints at two recent sub-junior events and is reportedly looking at imposing a ban of a minimum two years on those found guilty.
May 17, 2022 16:05
NEW DELHI: Hosting two BWF international challengers in the country, appointing 30 coaches on its payroll and having a national championships for the under-11 category are some of the key decisions taken by the Badminton Association of India, keeping the 2028 Olympics in mind.
May 16, 2022 15:05
NEW DELHI: The Indian men’s badminton team created history when they upset 14-time champions and holders Indonesia 3-0 to clinch their first ever Thomas Cup team title in Bangkok on Sunday.
Mar 25, 2022 22:03
GUWAHATI: Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma was re-elected unopposed as the president of Badminton Association of India for another four-year term from 2022 to 2026 at BAI's general body meeting held here Friday. Sarma, who took over the reigns of BAI in 2017, is also the Badminton Asia vice-president and a member of the Badminton World Federation executive council.
Mar 11, 2022 19:03
MUMBAI: Chief national coach Pullela Gopichand will NOT be the next number 2 of the Badminton Association of India, as has been widely reported over the past few days. Instead of being BAI general secretary, the former All-England champion and man primarily responsible for the champions the country has produced for the last decade and more, will be one among 12 vice-presidents in the national body. 
Mar 10, 2022 19:03
NEW DELHI: Pullela Gopichand, chief coach of the national badminton team, is all set to contest for the general-secretary of the Badminton Association of India.
Jan 17, 2022 19:01
NEW DELHI: As the 10th edition of the Yonex-Sunrise India Open came to a close on Sunday, the Badminton Association of India’s core group looking after the preparations can heave a sigh of relief that the tournament, which kicked off the 2022 HSBC BWF World Tour season, was completed successfully.
Jan 14, 2022 17:01
NEW DELHI: The Badminton Association of India (BAI) Friday announced Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN) as the exclusive broadcast partner for the remainder of the ongoing Yonex-Sunrise India Open 2022, that is currently being played in New Delhi and will conclude on Sunday, January 16.
Jan 13, 2022 18:01
NEW DELHI: The Badminton World Federation (BWF) has confirmed that seven Indian shuttlers have been withdrawn from the YONEX-SUNRISE India Open 2022 after testing positive for COVID-19. The players returned a positive result to a mandatory RT-PCR test conducted on Tuesday. Doubles  partners deemed close contact of the seven players have also been withdrawn from the tournament.