Badminton

Prannoy, Sindhu rise in BWF World Rankings, Lakshya retains top-10 spot

HS Prannoy, who is leading the race to the World Tour Finals, rose to No. 16 in the men's singles rankings. He is currently the 3rd in the list of Indians with Laksya Sen leading the pack.

Anupama Upadhyaya becomes new Junior World No. 1 in BWF rankings

Anupama Upadhyaya has become only the second Indian shuttler in the under-19 girls singles category to win the top title in the latest BWF Junior rankings.

BAI announces cash rewards for CWG and World Championships medalists

The Badminton Association of India (BAI) on Tuesday announced cash rewards of close to Rs 1.5 crore for the medallists at the Commonwealth Games and World Championships.

HS Prannoy bows out of Japan Open after gruelling encounter against Chou Tien-Chen

Last man standing from India's men's badminton contingent at the Japan Open, HS Prannoy bowed out from the quarter-finals.

Hong Kong Open, Macau Open badminton in November cancelled due to Covid-19 

The Hong Kong Open Super 500 and Macau Open Super 300 have been cancelled due to Covid-19 restrictions in the respective countries.

Japan Open: Srikanth crashes out after losing to Kanta Tsuneyama in straight-games

India's Kidambi Srikanth fought hard but lost to Japan's Kanta Tsuneyama 10-21, 16-21 in their Men's Singles Round of 16 tie to crash out of the Japan Open on Thursday.

HS Prannoy storms into quarter-final defeating world no. 7 Loh Kean Yew

Indian badminton star HS Prannoy came from behind in both sets to win his pre-quarterfinal in the Japan Open on Thursday, 1 September morning.

Japan Open: Srikanth registers impressive win over Lee Zii Jia to reach second round

Star Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth registered a stunning straight-game win over world number 4 Lee Zii Jia in the Japan Open on Wednesday.

BWF World Tour: Lakshya Sen, Saina Nehwal crash out of Japan Open in Round of 32

Commonwealth Games Gold medal winner Lakshya Sen got knocked out of the Japan Open, losing his Round of 32 match on Wednesday, 31 August.

Japan Open: HS Prannoy books pre-quarters berth, to face Loh Kean Yew

Japan Open 2022: World No. 18 HS Prannoy will face former world champion Loh Kean Yew in the pre-quarterfinals of the Super 1000 tournament in Osaka.

Axelsen, Yamaguchi win singles titles at BWF World Championships

Viktor Axelsen won the men's singles title at the BWF World Championships without losing a game in Tokyo. He defeated 21-year-old Kunlavut Vitidsarn in a one-sided final.

Former World No.1 shuttler Ye Zhaoying says she was asked to lose Olympic semis

Former Chinese badminton champion Ye Zhaoying revealed that she was forced to lose her semi-final at the Sydney Olympics in 2000.

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