Kashayp stuns Jorgensen to enter Denmark Open semis

Odense (Denmark), Oct 18 (IANS) — Leading male shuttler Parupalli Kashyap created a huge upset in the Denmark Open... (more...)

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Lin Dan withdraws from Denmark Open due to injury

Copenhagen, Oct 17 (IANS) — Chinese badminton superstar Lin Dan has withdrawn from the Yonex Denmark Open due to a... (more...)

135-member contingent for Para-Asian Games cleared

New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) — The sports ministry Wednesday cleared a 135-member contingent to represent India at the... (more...)

Ponnappa-Ivanov out of Denmark Open

Odense (Denmark), Oct 15 (IANS) — The Indo-Russian mixed doubles badminton pair of Ashwini Ponnappa and Vladimir Ivanov... (more...)

Shuttler Srikanth drops to World No.23

New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) — Rising Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth has dropped a place to No.23 in the latest men’s... (more...)

Para-badminton’s inclusion in 2020 Tokyo Games hailed

Kuala Lumpur, Oct 9 (IANS) — Richard Perot, chair of the Badminton World Federation’s Para-Badminton Athletes’... (more...)

Badminton included in 2020 Tokyo Paralympics

Berlin, Oct 7 (IANS) — Badminton will make its debut at the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics, the International Paralympic Committee’s... (more...)

Indian medallists at Asian Games

Incheon, Sep 30 (IANS) — The following are the Indian medallists at the end of Day 11 of competitions at the 17th Asian... (more...)

‘Super Dan’ defends Asiad title in all-Chinese final

Incheon, Sep 29 (IANS) — Chinese superstar Lin Dan defeated teammate Chen Long to win the men’s badminton singles... (more...)

Indian medal winners at Incheon Asiad

Incheon, Sep 29 (IANS) — Following are the Indian medallists at the end of Day 10 of competitions at the 17th Asian... (more...)

Indian medal winners at Incheon Asian Games

Incheon, Sep 28 (IANS) — Following are the Indian medallists at the end of Day 9 of competitions at the 17th Asian... (more...)

Indian medal winners at Asian Games

Incheon, Sep 27 (IANS) — Following are the Indian medallists at the end of Day 8 of competitions at the 17th Asian... (more...)

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