Wednesday, February 21, 2024

badminton

Hopes soar for India’s maiden badminton gold in Asiad’s 72-year history

As the excitement mounts with the 19th Asian Games in Hangzhou on the horizon, badminton enthusiasts in India are brimming with hope and anticipation. The nation, which has witnessed a remarkable surge in badminton prowess on the global stage...

World Badminton Championships: HS Prannoy, Lakshya Sen make winning start

 It was a mixed day for India at the 2023 BWF Badminton World Championships here on Monday with top stars H.S Prannoy and Lakshya Sen advancing to the second round while former silver medallist Kidambi Srikanth crashed out the...

Badminton: Treesa-Gayatri enter second round of Australia Open

Commonwealth Games bronze medallists Treesa Jolly and Gayatri Gopichand progressed to the second round of the Australia Open Super 500 badminton tournament with a straight game win over Canada’s Catherine Choi and Josephine Wu on Tuesday. Treesa and Gayatri, who...

Badminton: Indian shuttlers Raksha, Taarini win silver medals in All-England Juniors

 Indian girls Raksha Kandasamy and Taarini Suri claimed silver medals in the women’s singles and mixed doubles events of the BWF All-England Junior Badminton Championships 2023, played at the University of Birmingham, England. The Navi Mumbai-based second-seeded Raksha lost to...

Japan Open: Lakshya, Prannoy, Satwik-Chirag storm into quarters; Treesa-Gayatri ousted

 India's top men's singles players, Lakshya Sen and H.S Prannoy, along with the in-form doubles combine of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty stormed into the quarterfinals of the Japan Open on Thursday, while the women's doubles combine of Treesa...

Thailand Open: Kiran George storms into quarters, Ashmita loses to Carolina Marin

 Kiran George stormed into his first-ever quarterfinal at a BWF World Tour Super 500 event but Ashmita Chaliah went down to former Olympic and World Champion Carolina Marin of Spain as India continued to have a mixed day in...

Pramod, Sukant win gold in men’s doubles at Brazil Para-Badminton International

Ace shuttlers Pramod Bhagat and Sukant Kadam struck gold in the men's doubles at Brazil Para-Badminton International 2023. Whereas in singles, Pramod had to settle for Silver, while Sukant secured Bronze. Pramod and Sukant defeated the Korean pair of Joo Dongjae...

CWG 2022, badminton: Kidambi Srikanth wins bronze in men’s singles; Treesa Jolly, Gayatri Gopichand clinch bronze in women’s doubles

World championships silver medallist India's Kidambi Srikanth clinched bronze medal in the men's singles on the penultimate day of Commonwealth Games Badminton action here on Sunday. The Indian pair of Treesa Jolly and Gayatri Gopichand clinched a bronze medal in...

PV Sindhu lights up final day with gold in badminton singles

 India's badminton ace PV Sindhu won her maiden singles gold at the Commonwealth Games defeating Michelle Li of Canada 21-15, 21-13 on the last day of the quadrennial event in Birmingham on Monday. The 27-year-old two-time Olympic medallist Sindhu, who...