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South Asian Games: Indian shuttlers assured of two more golds

Indian shuttlers Ashmita Chaliha and Gayatri Gopichand registered convincing victories in their respective semifinals to set up an all-Indian summit clash in the women’s singles category at the 13th South Asian Games on Thursday.While top-seed Ashmita thrashed her Sri...

Satwik-Chirag, Para shuttler Pramod nominated for BWF awards

The Indian men’s doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty has been nominated for the ‘Most Improved Player of the Year’ award by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) after a stellar season during which the duo picked up...

PV Sindhu: ‘BWF Finals is a fresh challenge, I’m ready’

Brushing aside the disappointment of not winning even a single major after being crowned the World champion in August, shuttler P.V. Sindhu is determined to finish the year on a high at the BWF World Tour Finals in Guangzhou...

P.V. Sindhu hit in the eye, no injury scare

There was panic for a brief while at the Gopi Chand Academy on Wednesday when the world champion P.V. Sindhu was down on her knees in serious discomfort after being hit by the shuttle in her right eye.Sindhu was...

South Asian Games 2019: India assured eight medals in badminton

Indian shuttlers continued their dominating show at the 13th South Asian Games with four individuals and as many doubles pairs cruising into the semifinals to assure themselves of medals at Pokhara on Wednesday.Top seed Siril Verma started the day...

South Asian Games: India second in medal tally after 27 medals on day two

Indian athletes dominated the track and field and shooting events to clinch 27 medals, including 11 gold, on the second day of competitions and remain in the second position at the medals tally in the 13th South Asian Games...

BWF ranking: Sourabh Verma reaches career-high 29th, Sindhu Saina unmoved

Riding on his runner-up finish at the Syed Modi International, Indian shuttler Sourabh Verma on Tuesday achieved a career-best ranking of world No. 29 in the latest BWF ranking.The 26-year-old from Madhya Pradesh, who had reached world no.30 in...

PV Sindhu lone Indian in 2019 BWF Tour Finals

India's top shuttler P.V. Sindhu is set to feature in the 2019 BWF World Tour Finals scheduled to be held between December 11 and 16 in Guangzhou, China.The defending champion Sindhu, however, will be India's sole representation in the...

Sports news round-up: From Karnataka winning Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy to India beating Pakistan...

CricketThe Sourav Ganguly-led BCCI on Sunday decided to water down the Supreme Court-mandated administrative reforms on tenure cap for its office-bearers, seeking to clear the path for the former captain to get an extension at the end of his...

Sourabh Verma loses in final

Sourabh Verma's impressive run at the Syed Modi International tournament came to an end after he lost in straight games to Chinese Taipei's Wang Tzu Wei in the men's singles final in Licknow on Sunday.The 26-year-old Indian, who won...

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