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Rajawat clinches all-India U-19 boys’ title

Priyanshu Rajawat brushed aside the challenge of fifth seed Kiran George 21-14, 19-21, 21-16 to clinch the boys’ title in the Yonex Sunrise all-India junior (Under-19) ranking badminton tournament at the Mohan's Badminton Academy courts here on Sunday.All eyes...

Thailand stuns China to make Uber Cup final

Thailand’s women battled their way into the final of the Uber Cup today with a stunning 3-2 upset of defending champion China, with Busanan Ongbamrungphan once again emerging as the star with a nerveless last game defeat of Olympic...

Indian team bows out of Uber Cup after being blanked 0-5 by Japan

Saina Nehwal squandered four match points in her singles tie as a young Indian women's team bowed out of the Uber Cup Final after being hammered 0-5 by five-time champion Japan in Group A in Bangkok on Wednesday.India had...

India loses to China 5-0, crashes out of Thomas Cup 

A young but depleted Indian men's badminton team crashed out of the Thomas Cup after losing 5-0 to China in its Group A match here today. Sai Praneeth showed stomach to fight but H.S. Prannoy seemed completely off colour...

Badminton selector and coach Vimal Kumar says absence of top Indian players from Thomas...

10:48 AM ETJonathan SelvarajESPN Indian badminton selector and coach Vimal Kumar has slammed the absence of the nation's top players from the ongoing Thomas and Uber Cup - the most prestigious team events in badminton - as 'absolutely unacceptable'...

India beats Australia 4-1 in Uber Cup Final

Indian women’s badminton team, led by Saina Nehwal, notched up a dominating 4-1 win over lowly Australia in the second Group A match of the Uber Cup Final, here, on Monday.After going down 1-4 to Canada in the opening...

India loses to France in Thomas Cup Final

The Indian men's team suffered a 1-4 loss to France in its campaign opener at the Thomas Cup Final here on Sunday. World No. 18 B. Sai Praneeth drew first blood, beating France’s Brice Leverdez 21-7, 21-18 as India...

Badminton federation swats down new scoring plan

Badminton's global governing body swatted down a plan on Saturday to adopt a new scoring system that favours faster matches after players and associations expressed angst over the proposed changes.The Badminton World Federation was considering amending the rules to...

Uphill task for Indian shuttlers at Thomas and Uber Cup Finals

A depleted but young team, led by Saina Nehwal and H.S. Prannoy, will face the arduous task of punching above its weight when the Thomas and Uber Cup Final gets underway here on Sunday.With senior shuttlers P.V. Sindhu (World...

Viktor Axelsen opposes new scoring plan

Badminton's top-ranked male player Viktor Axelsen said proposed changes to the way the sport is scored could disrupt the physically grueling aspect of competition and make it less interesting to watch.The Badminton World Federation is considering amending the system...

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