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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.
Press Release
newsbadmintona month ago

Dhruv Kapila and MR Arjun attain career-best ranking after solid showing, Saina Nehwal gains five spots

Indian duo Dhruv Kapila/Arjun MR are the top gainers in the most recent BWF World Rankings following the World Championships, moving up nine spots from 35th to 26th following their journey to the quarterfinals. Saina Nehwal also made substantial progress, moving up from 33rd to 28th.
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newsbadmintona month ago

Japan Open 2022 | Kidambi Srikanth gets past Lee Zii Jia, Lakshya Sen ousted

On day two of the Japan Open Super 750 in Osaka, India's men's singles and doubles campaigns got off to a shaky start, as Commonwealth Games winner Lakshya Sen and BWF World Championships quarter-finalist combo MR Arjun and Dhruv Kapila both fell out in the first round matches on Tuesday.
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newsbadmintona month ago

BWF World Championships | Kidambi Srikanth and Lakshya Sen enter next round, B Sai Praneeth ousted

It was a smooth start for all the Indian seeds at the BWF World Championship 2022, as most of them managed to progress to the second rounds. Unfortunately, it was curtains for the likes of Malvika Bansod and B Sai Praneeth, who has been in horrendous form for the last few months.
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newsbadminton2 months ago

PV Sindhu handed difficult draw for BWF World Championships 2022

Indian badminton stars, such as PV Sindhu and Lakshya Sen, will be eager to build on their impressive performance in the BWF World Championships 2022, which begin in Tokyo on August 22. PV Sindhu, the world no.7, will aim for her second world championship after winning the competition in 2019.
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newsbadminton2 months ago

LIVE - CWG 2022 | India conclude great day at badminton court

It is day eight at the 2022 Commonwealth Games and Indian badminton stars will be again in action today. It all starts with Jolly Treesa/Pullela Gayatri Gopichand vs Leung/Ganesha in women's doubles, followed by all the singles stars - Lakshya Sen, PV Sindhu, Aakarshi Kashyap and Kidambi Srikanth.
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newsbadminton2 months ago

CWG 2022 | Doubles coach Mathias Boe wants Indian team to focus on individual events

The Indian players should use their "rage" after losing to Malaysia in the mixed team final to "shoot some bullets" in the independent badminton events at the Commonwealth Games, as per Mathias Boe. India was defeated 1-3 by Malaysia, the five-time champs, and were unable to defend their title.
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newsbadminton2 months ago

Singapore Open 2022 | Ashmita Chaliha stuns world no.12, Mithun Manjunath beats Kidambi Srikanth

The Indian shuttlers had a good day at the office, as most of them managed to sail into the second round at the Singapore Open, on Wednesday. Mithun Manjunath sprung a surprise as he beat Kidambi Srikanth in three games, while Saina Nehwal beat compatriot Malvika Bansod in straight games.
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newsbadminton4 months ago

Kidambi Srikanth opens up about his Thomas Cup celebrations

Top India shuttler Kidambi Srikanth has won a number of important titles in his career, but it's not often that the normally reticent badminton ace yells with happiness and smashes his racket on the badminton court. However, the Thomas Cup showed us a side of him we had never seen before.
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featurebadminton4 months ago

Write-off shuttler B Sai Praneeth at your own peril!

B Sai Praneeth is India's leading shuttler and is currently ranked world no.19. After showing a spate of strong performances till 2019, where he won a bronze medal at World Championship, he has been going through a slump in form and has been trying his best to get out of that phase.
Madhav Agarwal