BAI names 24-member squad for BWF World junior badminton championship

New Delhi, Oct 6 : Lakshya Sen and Jakka Vaishnavi Reddy will lead the boys and girls team respectively at the Li Ning BWF World Junior Badminton Championships 2018, the Badminton Association of India (BAI) announced on Saturday. Thirteen boys and eleven girls are part of the 24-member squad selected to represent India in the […]

Marin says she doesn’t yet feel like badminton’s best-ever female player

Huelva (Spain), Oct 6 : Spanish badminton superstar Carolina Marin, who recently captured an unprecedented third world title in the women’s singles category, said during a tribute event in her hometown that she does not yet consider herself the greatest of all time. The 25-year-old Marin, who is also the reigning Olympic gold medallist, said […]

India’s campaign at Chinese Taipei Open badminton ends

Taiwan, Oct 5 : India’s campaign in the Chinese Taipei Open ended with Ajay Jayaram going down in the quarter-finals here on Friday. Jayaram lost to Lee Zii Jia of Malaysia 16-21, 9-21 in just 28 minutes of play. Jayaram played the first game confidently but some poor shot selection cost him the game. The […]

Shuttlers Chavvi, Nazma emerge champions from Delhi edition

New Delhi, Oct 5 : Chavvi and Nazma from Chandigarh were crowned as winners of the Delhi edition of the inaugural Red Bull Shuttle Up, the first ever womens doubles tournament in the country, it was announced on Friday. After going down in the first game, the Chandigarh duo defeated Daman Rajkumar and Muskan Taya […]

Badminton: Jayaram advances; Verma out of Chinese Taipei Open

Taiwan, Oct 4 : It was a mixed day for Indian shuttlers at the Chinese Taipei BWF World Tour Super 300 tournament as Ajay Jayaram advanced to the quarter-finals while Sourabh Verma bowed out here on Thursday. Jayaram entered the quarters, defeating Denmark’s Kim Bruun 21-10, 22-20 in straight games, while Verma crashed out, losing […]