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Arvind Bhat out of New Zealand Open

New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) — The Indian challenge in New Zealand Open badminton in Auckland ended Friday with fifth... (more...)

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Shuttler Bhat advances to New Zealand GP semis

Auckland, April 17 (IANS) — Recently crowned German Open Grand Prix Gold winner Arvind Bhat came out with another fantastic... (more...)

Shuttler Srikanth rises to World No.16

New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) — Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth made a remarkable leap of nine places in the latest Badminton... (more...)

Sindhu drops out of top-10

New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) — A first round exit from the India Open last week means P.V. Sindhu drops a place to No.11... (more...)

Lee Chong Wei wins third India Open title

New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) — Malaysia’s Lee Chong Wei proved why he is the World No.1 badminton player by thrashing... (more...)

BWF Super Series to start with All-England in March

New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) — The All England Open Badminton Championships will be the first Super Series tournament... (more...)

IBL brought energy into Indian badminton: BWF

New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) — Badminton World Federation (BWF) secretary general Thomas Lund was Sunday quite impressed... (more...)

Saina crashes out of India Open

New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) — Former World Champion Yihan Wang of China continued her dominance over local favourite... (more...)

Saina knocked out of India Open

New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) — India’s best bet Saina Nehwal was knocked out of the $250,000 India Open Super Series... (more...)

Girlfriend Taapsee’s charm works in Boe’s favour

New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) — Danish badminton player Mathias Boe, who won a men’s doubles match at the India Open,... (more...)

Hawk-Eye makes badminton debut at India Open

New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) — Renowned tracking system Hawk-Eye technology, used in sports like tennis to determine line... (more...)

Shuttler Sindhu drops to No.10 in rankings

New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) — India’s P.V. Sindhu dropped a place to No.10 in the latest Badminton World Federation... (more...)

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