21 Mar 2014
New Delhi: India’s ace badminton player Parupalli Kashyap ranked 24th in the latest Badminton World Federation rankings issued on Thursday. Female shuttlers, Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu, have managed to retain their eighth and ninth spot respectively in the women’s singles’s rankings.
30 Apr 2014
New Delhi: Threatened with a ban by the administrators and labelled as an enfant terrible by her detractors, ace shuttler Jwala Gutta says such has been the ‘hurt and pain’ of the last six months that she has not been able to celebrate her bronze medal at the recent Asian Badminton Championships to the fullest.
07 Apr 2014
New Delhi: Defending champion Lee Chong Wei produced one of his finest performances to retain the men's singles title with a straight-game victory over familiar foe Chen Long of China in the finals of the USD 250,000 Yonex Sunrise Metlife India Super Series on Sunday.
29 Apr 2014
New Delhi: Swimmer Supriya Mondal has qualified for the 2014 Youth Olympics by winning a gold medal in the 200m butterfly event at the Dubai International Aquatic Championships in Hamdan.
03 Aug 2012
Saina Nehwal on Saturday created history by becoming the first Indian to win an Olympic Games bronze medal in badminton, though under fortuitous circumstances, as her world number two Chinese opponent retired from the play-off because of a knee injury.
22 May 2014
New Delhi: After veteran Chinese shuttler Lin Dan opposed the Badminton World Federation's plans to consider a new scoring system in badminton, India coach Pullella Gopichand on Wednesday said that tinkering with the current points format was not going to help the sport.
08 Mar 2014
New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday said that legislation alone cannot emancipate women and stressed on the need for a fundamental re-setting of mental and moral make-up, civic sense and social conduct.
04 Jun 2012
Olympic-bound Indian discus thrower Krishna Poonia marginally improved her performance with an effort of 62.34m but that was enough to win her a silver medal at the Post Pre Elite Womens' event at Portland, USA on Monday.
21 May 2014
New Delhi: Saina Nehwal produced one of her finest performances in recent times to guide Indian women's team to a comfortable victory over Thailand and catapult the hosts to the top of Group Y in the Uber Cup badminton tournament on Tuesday.
03 Apr 2014
New Delhi: India's Parupalli Kashyap stunned world number seven Chinese Zhengming Wang, while Saina Nehwal made mince meat of Austria's Simone Prutsch but it was heartbreak for P V Sindhu in the opening round of the USD 250,000 India Super Series.