Vodafone is PBL title sponsor

Hyderabad, Dec 31 : Telecom major Vodafone has come onboard as the title sponsor of the Premier Badminton League (PBL), it was announced on Saturday. The fortnight-long event from Sunday will see six teams — Chennai Smashers, Hyderabad Hunters, Bengaluru Blasters, Delhi Acers, Awadhe Warriors and Mumbai Rockets — fight for the Rs 6 crore […]

Haryana to give land to Saina for badminton academy

Chandigarh, Dec 11 : Ace women badminton player Saina Nehwal will be provided land by the Haryana government to set up a badminton academy in the state. The land to the international star will be provided by the Haryana State Industrial and Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited (HSIIDC) at Manesar in Gurugram district, 45 km from […]

Indian badminton team manager himself cancelled visa application: China

By Gaurav Sharma Beijing, Nov 18 : China on Friday said it did not deny visa to the manager of Indian badminton team and it was he who himself cancelled the visa application. A day after India protested the denial of visa to Bamang Tago, a resident of Arunachal Pradesh which China claims as its […]

Now diamond necklace for the Olympic medal girls from NAC Jewellers

Chennai, Aug 23 : Leading jewellery chain NAC Jewellers on Tuesday decided to shower diamonds on Olympic medal winning shuttler P.V. Sindhu and wrestler Sakshi Malik as well as gymnast Dipa Karmakar for their great performance at the recently-concluded Rio Olympic games. In a statement issued here, NAC Jewellers said it would honour Sindhu with […]

Sindhu reaches Vijayawada to a rousing reception

Vijayawada, Aug 23 : Olympic silver medalist P.V. Sindhu on Tuesday reached Vijayawada to a grand welcome by the people. Large number of students and fans were lined up on either side of the road to welcome Sindhu as she emerged from Gannavaram Airport. Standing in a specially decorated open-top bus along with her coach […]

Sindhu arrives in Hyderabad to hero’s welcome

Hyderabad: Olympic silver medal winner P.V. Sindhu arrived here on Monday to a hero’s welcome. The star shuttler was received at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport by her parents, relatives, ministers and officials from both Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. Sindhu and her coach Pullela Gopichand were accorded a grand welcome as they came out of the […]