Badminton

Tvesa thrilled to get DGC Ladies trophy from Saina

New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) — Tvesa Malik, one of India’s leading amateurs, grabbed the Usha fifth Delhi Golf Club... (more...)

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Saina climbs to No.5 in rankings

New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) — India’s leading shuttler Saina Nehwal climbed a place to be ranked No.5 in women’s... (more...)

Chinese shuttlers assured of two French Open titles

Paris, Oct 26 (IANS) — Chinese shuttlers are assured of winning both women’s singles and doubles titles ahead... (more...)

Malaysian shuttler’s B sample to be tested in November

Kuala Lumpur, Oct 25 (IANS) — The B sample of a top Malaysian badminton player whose A sample had tested positive for... (more...)

Srikanth, Kashyap big movers in BWF rankings

Kuala Lumpur, Oct 23 (IANS) — Indian men shuttlers Kidambi Srikanth and Parupalli Kashyap jumped seven places each... (more...)

Srikanth, Kashyap, Saina rise in world rankings

Kala Lumpur, Oct 23 (IANS) — Indian men shuttlers Kidambi Srikanth and Parupalli Kashyap jumped seven places each in... (more...)

Jorgensen hopes Lee’s doping rumour to be ‘false alarm’

Paris, Oct 23 (IANS) — World No. 3 shuttler Jan O Jorgensen said he hopes the reports about Malaysia’s top badminton... (more...)

Shuttlers Ashwini-Ivanov enter French Open main draw

Paris, Oct 21 (IANS) — Indo-Russian badminton pair of Ashwini Ponnappa and Vladimir Ivanov qualified for the main draw... (more...)

French Open begins without Lin Dan, Lee Chong Wei

Paris, Oct 21 (IANS) — French Open Super Series’ main draw will start here Wednesday at the 3,900-seater Pierre... (more...)

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...)

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Copenhagen, Oct 17 (IANS) — Chinese badminton superstar Lin Dan has withdrawn from the Yonex Denmark Open due to a...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

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EVENT: Halloween Party the Stress Free Way

EVENT:  the only no cover Halloween party where costumes are optional and great food and beverages have been reduced to $5 and $6.  A party…
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KIM TREHAN VANCOUVER DESI  Hello! Last week, Indians across the globe celebrated a festival called Diwali.  Although the festival itself has no significance to weddings, there…
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IANS New York – Eating diets rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, legumes, nuts, seeds, poultry and fish combined with physical activity and keeping your…
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Pakistan detects 3 more polio cases, bringing total to 220 as world marks awareness day

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IANS Sydney – Australian surgeons said Friday that they have made a major breakthrough by making a dead heart beat again and successfully using it…
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IANS New York – Younger siblings of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) may show signs of the disorder by the time they are just…
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How omega-6 fatty acids lower bad cholesterol

IANS London – A study has detected a gene that affects blood cholesterol levels by generating a compound from omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids, called lipoxins…
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Dallas health workers who treated Ebola case banned from travel

IANS/EFE Austin (Texas) – The authorities in Dallas have ordered 75 health workers who attended a patient who died of the Ebola virus to not…
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NICK EAGLAND VANCOUVER DESI It’s a hairstyle being sported by cutting-edge, trendsetting men, but the man bun may be causing Vancouver’s hipsters to go bald….
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IANS London – Certain drugs can help reverse the effects caused by Parkinson’s disease, a study on fruit flies shows. Mutations in a gene called…
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Facebook, Apple to finance female staff freezing their ovaries

IANS San Francisco – Apple and Facebook have added an extra incentive to women considering working at the tech giants by giving female employees the…
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