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Badminton World Championships postponed to avoid clash with Oly

Kuala Lumpur, May 1 (IANS) The 2021 badminton World Championships has been postponed to November, the Badminton World Federation (BWF) said on Friday. The tournament is traditionally held in August but will now take place from November 29 to...

India Open can be hosted in December-January, BAI tells BWF

New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) The India Open badminton tournament can be hosted in the country in December 2020 or January 2021 pending approval from the government, the Badminton Association of India (BAI) has told the Badminton World Federation...

Badminton worlds to be rescheduled amid Olympic clash

London, April 6 (IANS) The Badminton World Championships next year are set to be rescheduled because of a clash with the new dates for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.The Badminton World Federation (BWF) said it was working with organisers...

System needs boundaries when it comes to scheduling: Gopichand

Kolkata, Jan 25 (IANS) Indias chief badminton coach Pullela Gopichand feels the "system" needs to set boundaries in place when it comes to manic scheduling of the shuttlers, saying as a country that has not been done.Gopichand also reiterated...

Can’t be part of AICS in Olympic year, says Gopichand

New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Indian badminton national coach Pullela Gopichand was among notable ommissions from the fresh list of members for the All India Council of Sports (AICS) that was announced by the Sports Ministry. But Gopichand said...

SAG 2019: Siril, Ashmita lead India to 6 badminton golds

Pokhara, Dec 6 (IANS) Ashmita Chaliha and Siril Verma were crowned the womens and men's singles champions respectively as Indian shuttlers claimed eight medals that included four gold, two silver and two bronze as the individual badminton events came to...

Indian badminton not having replacement for coach Pullela Gopichand

Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) Indian badminton does not have a replacement for head national coach Pullela Gopichand and that is why he is still with them. "The reason why I continue to coach and I am obsessed about it is also...

History maker Sindhu dominates Worlds like no other

Basel (Switzerland), Aug 25 (IANS) P.V. Sindhu did not break down, but she had tears in her eyes when the national anthem was being played at St. Jakobshalle in Basel on Sunday. Moments after becoming the first Indian to win...

P.V. Sindhu is the only Indian in Forbes list

New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) P.V. Sindhu is tied for 13th place in Forbes list of highest paid female athletes. She is the only Indian and one of just three non-tennis athletes to be named in the list which is...

Saina Nehwal Won Senior National Title By Defeating P.V Sindhu

In a battle between the Indian shuttle queens, Saina Nehwal toppled top seed PV Sindhu for the second year as she claimed the senior national title in women's singles final with a 21-18, 21-15 victory in Guwahati on Saturday.In...

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