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Shuttler Sindhu thanks ministry for Padma Bhushan nomination

New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Elated at being nominated for the country’s third highest civilian honour — Padma Bhushan — Rio Olympics silver medallist shuttler P.V. Sindhu on Monday thanked the Sports Ministry for the…

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Axelsen, Marin claim singles titles at Japan Open

Tokyo, Sep 24 (IANS) Denmark’s reigning world champion Viktor Axelsen and 2016 Olympic champion Carolina Marin of Spain clinched the men’s and women’s singles titles respectively at the $325,000 Japan Open Superseries badminton championships here…


Pranaav-Sikki lose in Japan Open semis

Tokyo, Sep 23 (IANS) India’s mixed doubles pair of Pranaav Jerry Chopra and N. Sikki Reddy lost in the semi-finals of the $325,000 Japan Open Superseries badminton championships here on Saturday. The Indian pair lost…






Sachin leads in congratulating Sindhu

Hyderabad, Sep 17 (IANS) Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar rated star Indian shuttler P.V. Sindhu’s win over reigning world champion Nozomi Okuhara of Japan in the women’s singles final of the Korea Open Superseries as a…



Sindhu wins Korea Open title

Seoul, Sep 17 (IANS) Indian star shuttler P.V. Sindhu overcame reigning world champion Nozomi Okuhara of Japan 22-20, 11-21, 21-18 in the women’s singles final of the Korea Open Superseries here on Sunday. The Rio…


Sindhu enters Korea Open final

Seoul, Sep 16 (IANS) Indian star shuttler P.V. Sindhu battled past Chinese sixth seed He Bingjiao to advance to the women’s singles final of the Korea Open Superseries here on Saturday. Rio Olympic silver medallist…






Pranaav-Sikki lose at Korea Open

Seoul, Sep 12 (IANS) India’s mixed doubles pair of Pranaav Jerry Chopra and N. Sikki Reddy lost in the first round, while singles shuttler Parupalli Kashyap and another mixed doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and…



Saina shifts training base to Gopichand academy

Hyderabad, Sep 4 (IANS) India’s star shuttler Saina Nehwal on Monday confirmed that she will shift her training base to Gopichand academy here after earning a bronze medal in the recently concluded World Badminton Championships…