Olympics medallists P V Sindhu and Saina Nehwal crashed out of Japan Open Super Series

Olympics medallists P V Sindhu and Saina Nehwal crashed out of the $325,000 Japan Open Super Series after suffering straight-game defeats in second round in Tokyo on Thursday. Playing local favourite and world champion Nozomi Okuhara for the third consecutive time, Sindhu could not bring to the fore her best game and committed too many errors to go down 18-21 […]

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PV Sindhu enters Korea Open final, faces Okuhara

Olympic silver-medallist PV Sindhu defeated China’s He Bingjiao in the semi-finals to set up a mouth-watering summit clash with world champion Nozomi Okuhara of Japan at the Korea Open Super Series. The 22-year-old Indian had come into the match with a 3-5 head-to-head record, having lost to the Chinese at the Asia Badminton Championship this year. But that didn’t matter […]

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BAI to confer first Lifetime Achievement award on Prakash Padukone

Badminton great Prakash Padukone will be conferred with the first Lifetime Achievement Award instituted by the Badminton Association of India (BAI) for his rich contribution to the sport. Announcing the award at a press conference, BAI President Himanta Biswa Sarma said the award will carry a citation and a cash award of Rs 10 lakh. He said BAI in its […]

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