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All England runner up Lakshya Sen to miss the Swiss Open

All England Championships finalist Lakshya Sen will be missing in action but double Olympic medallist PV Sindhu and World championships silver winner Kidambi Srikanth will look to make a mark when the Swiss Open Super 300 begins here on Tuesday. Sen, the 20-year-old from Almora, decided to withdraw after feeling exhausted following back-to-back final appearances […]

Sindhu and Saina begin their All England Championship campaign with a win

Ace Indian shuttlers P V Sindhu and Saina Nehwal began their All England Championships campaign with easy straight-game wins over their respective opponents in the women’s singles in Birmingham on Wednesday. Sixth seed Sindhu beat Zhi Yi Wang of China 21-18 21-13 in her first round match that lasted 42 minutes while Saina defeated Beatriz Corrales […]

Coach Pullela Gopichand to contest for BAI’s general secretary post

Chief national coach Pullela Gopichand has decided against contesting for the Badminton Association of India’s general secretary’s post, making junior team coach Sanjay Mishra the unanimous choice for the position. Gopichand on Friday filed his nominations for one of the vice-president’s post, while Mishra threw his hat in the ring for the general secretary’s position. […]

Sindhu and Srikanth advance to the 2nd round of the German Open

Double Olympic medallist P. V. Sindhu and World Championships silver winner Kidambi Srikanth registered contrasting wins to advance to the second round of the USD 180,000 German Open Super 300 badminton tournament here on Tuesday. Seventh seed Sindhu trounced Thailand’s Busanan Ongbamrungphan 21-8, 21-7 in a lop-sided contest after Srikanth, seeded 8th, saw off France’s […]