Akshay, Abhishek, Riteish entertain badminton fans

New Delhi, Jan 17 : Bollywood fans got an exciting dose of their favourite stars in action but in a unique way, as actors Akshay Kumar, Abhishek Bachchan and Riteish Deshmukh picked up racquets to play a game of badminton during the Premier Badminton League (PBL) final here on Sunday. The trio played a couple […]

Full house at PBL final, but no closing ceremony

New Delhi, Jan 17 : Sports fans in the national capital, who are notorious for not turning out in large numbers for disciplines other than cricket, threw up a surprise as the final of the Premier Badminton League (PBL) was attended by a packed stadium here on Sunday. The Siri Fort Sports Complex was a […]

‘Badminton will bring India at least 2 medals at Rio’

New Delhi, Jan 16 : Badminton Association of India (BAI) president Akhilesh Das Gupta said here on Saturday that the country’s shuttlers will bring home not one but at least two medals from the Rio Olympics later this uear. Saina Nehwal became the first, and only, Indian to win an Olympic medal in badminton when […]

Saina not forced to play in PBL: BAI chief

New Delhi, Jan 16 : Saina Nehwal’s unexpected and dismal loss in the semi-final of the Premier Badminton League (PBL) on Friday led to the chairman of the six-team tournament, Akhilesh Das Gupta, facing some stinging questions here on Saturday. Das Gupta, who is also the president of the Badminton Association of India (BAI), was […]