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newsbadminton20 hours ago

Chhattisgarh International Challenge | Priyanshu Rajawat and Tasnim Mir win singles titles

Priyanshu Rajawat, a young player who won the Thomas Cup gold medal, and Tasnim Mir, a former junior badminton World No. 1, won the singles title in the Chhattisgarh International Challenge 2022. Samiya Farooqui won the silver in women's singles, while Rohan Kapoor and Sikki won the mixed doubles.
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newsbadminton7 days ago

PV Sindhu moves to world no.6 in BWF rankings, Meiraba Luwang biggest gainer

In the latest rankings released by the BWF, star India shuttler PV Sindhu has moved a spot up to world no.6, surpassing Japan's Nozomi Okuhara. Sindhu, who had suffered from a stress fracture during CWG 2022, remains the only Indian women's shuttler in the top 10, while Saina Nehwal is in 32nd spot.
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newsbadminton8 days ago

Meiraba Maisnam wins singles title, Dhruv Kapila and MR Arjun crowned doubles champions at Maharashtra International Challenge

The fast improving Meiraba Maisnam and World Championships quarter-finalists Dhruv Kapila and M R Arjun registered contrasting victories to clinch the men’s singles and doubles titles at the Maha Metro Maharashtra International Challenge badminton tournament in Nagpur on Sunday evening.
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newsbadminton11 days ago

Reports | PV Sindhu withdraws from Denmark Open due to injury

In a big jolt to the Indian fans, star shuttler PV Sindhu has opted out of the upcoming Denmark Open BWF 750 event, slated to start on October 18. The Indian had suffered a stress fracture during her gold medal-winning campaign at the CWG 2022, and had also missed World Championships recently.
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newsbadminton13 days ago

Ashwini Ponnappa to end partnership with Sikki Reddy; to partner Sai Pratheek in mixed doubles

As per reports in Indian Express, Indian badminton star Ashwini Ponnappa is ending her partnership with Sikki Reddy in the women's doubles, to focus on the mixed doubles category in the future. Playing together for almost five years, the duo managed to win bronze medal at the 2018 CWG in Australia.
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newsbadminton13 days ago

HS Prannoy and Saina Nehwal make big gains in BWF rankings

HS Prannoy has moved up to World No. 16 in the BWF World Rankings, nearly returning to the Top 15 after a four-year absence. Ishaan Bhatnagar and Tanisha Crasto, the top-ranked mixed doubles team in India, have also climbed ranks and are currently ranked No. 33 in the world, also a career-high.
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newsbadminton15 days ago

BWF World Junior Badminton Championships | Anupama Upadhyaya and Unnati Hooda to lead India challenge

Newly crowned junior world no. 1 Anupama Upadhyaya and Odisha Open Super 100 champion Unnati Hooda would be spearheading India’s challenge at the BWF World Junior Badminton Championships to be held at Santander, from October 17-30. Also in contention would be Sankar Muthusamy S, also a world no.1.
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newsbadminton20 days ago

Anupama Upadhyaya becomes top-ranked junior women's player, goes past Tasnim Mir

Anupama Upadhyaya, a young shuttler, has now become Junior World No. 1 in women's singles rankings. By doing so, she has knocked Tasnim Mir, a fellow Indian shuttler, off the top spot in the BWF Junior World Rankings, becoming the sixth shuttler to achieve the feat from her country.
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newsbadminton21 days ago

BAI announces huge cash rewards for World Championship and CWG winners

BAI's continuous endeavor to reward top-quality performance will see the association disburse close to Rs 1.5 crore to players and support staff. The BAI announced the cash rewards for the 2022 Commonwealth Games medallists, and 2021 and 2022 World Championships medallists as well.
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newsbadminton25 days ago

Japan Open 2022 | India campaign ends as HS Prannoy loses quarters encounter

HS Prannoy lost to Taipei's Chou Tien Chen in the men's singles quarterfinals, ending India's participation in the Japan Open. Chou Tien Chen, who had won bronze medal in the world championships, won in three games against the 30-year-old Indian 21-17 15-21 22-20, in a match lasting over one hour.
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