All England Open 2021: Lee Zii Jia could prove worthy successor to Lee Chong Wei; Japanese armada scores big
Lee Zii Jia won the All England title at the expense of the two top-notchers - Viktor Axelsen and Kento Momota - who have been at the forefront of the sport for the past three years
All England Open 2021: Poor recovery protocols to be blamed for PV Sindhu's semi-final loss, say experts
Short-interval recovery training and quick sessions in a cryogenic chamber are some of the remedies experts suggest for PV Sindhu to maintain her intensity and cope up with the unforgiving schedule.
All England Open 2021: PV Sindhu’s never-say-die spirit lands her quarter-final win over Akane Yamaguchi
Sindhu rallied from a one-game deficit to pip Yamaguchi by a 16-21, 21-16, 21-19 scoreline, barging into the semi-finals of the All England Open.
Highlights, All England Open semi-finals, PV Sindhu vs Pornpawee Chochuwong: Chochuwong eases past Sindhu 21-17, 21-9
Follow all the latest updates and the LIVE score from PV Sindhu's match against Pornpawee Chochuwong in the All England Open semi-finals.
All England Open 2021: Returning Japanese, Axelsen's dominance in focus as action returns to Birmingham
The projected return of the Japanese armada, combined with the withdrawal of the South Korean and Chinese Taipei squads, and the continued absence of the Chinese contingent due to the grim COVID-19 situation at home, form the major points of discussion as the All England Badminton Championships kick-off at the Arena Birmingham from Wednesday, 17 March.
Badminton Asia Team Championships 2020: Indian men given another chance for Olympics qualification, women opt out after coronavirus scare
The India men’s squad comprising of World Championships bronze medallist B Sai Praneeth, and Kidambi Srikanth, HS Prannoy, Subhankar Dey, Lakshya Sen, Satwiksairaj Rankireddy, Chirag Shetty, Dhruv Kapila and MR Arjun have landed in Manila
Badminton in 2019, Part 2: PV Sindhu’s World Championship triumph sole redeeming feature of forgettable year for India
Sindhu ended 2019 at the sixth spot in the Badminton World Federation rankings, with 72,914 points from participation in 18 World Tour tournaments, with her sole title coming at the World Championships
BWF World Tour Finals 2019: After disappointing end to season, PV Sindhu must aim to rebuild competitive edge and aggressive play
PV Sindhu won the historic World Championships gold in 2019 but had a below average season over all and that raises a lot of questions which the shuttler must look to answer ahead of next season.
PV Sindhu's poor run of form continued as the defending champion lost to Japan's Akane Yamaguchi in her campaign opener at the year-ending BWF World Tour Finals
PV Sindhu vs Akane Yamaguchi, BWF World Tour Finals Highlights: Yamaguchi beats PV Sindhu 18-21, 21-18, 21-8
PV Sindhu lost momentum in the third game and Japan's Akane Yamaguchi triumphed at the BWF World Tour FInals.
BWF World Tour 2019 Finals: PV Sindhu's record in top-tier tournaments gives her edge as she aims to end inconsistent year with title
In 2018, PV Sindhu became the first Indian to win the season-ending World Tour Finals. She enters this edition as the World Champion to go with it.
Fuzhou China Open 2019: Kidambi Srikanth pulls out of tournament; PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal aim title win
Sindhu and Saina will once again be India's best bet as they look to put up a good show this week.
BWF French Open 2019: An Se Young sends strongest message to date that she's a raging new talent in the shuttle firmament
An Se Young appears indefatigable, is swift and decisive with her footwork, has a virtually impregnable defence, and an arsenal of accurate strokes.
BWF French Open 2019: Tough draw for Kidambi Srikanth; PV Sindhu could run into Tai Tzu Ying in quarters
After the miserable showing of India’s badminton players at the Denmark Open, Kidambi Srikanth, PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal will be in the spotlight at the French Open.
BWF Denmark Open 2019: PV Sindhu fails to shake off rust in loss to An Se Young as top shuttlers struggle with unforgiving schedule
After her World Championship triumph in August, Sindhu has failed to breach the second-round hurdle in three attempts, having previously lost at the China and Korea Open events
BWF Denmark Open 2019 preview: Chance for PV Sindhu to show that World Championship title was no flash in the pan
In two tournaments since that epochal triumph at the World Championships, PV Sindhu has failed dismally to replicate the storming form that allowed her to imperiously swwep to the title in Basel.
BWF Korea Open 2019: Spate of ‘strategic retirements’ underline cruel demands of World Tour on shuttlers’ bodies
A spate of retirements by some of the world’s best shuttlers on Wednesday marred a crowded day’s programme and underlined the cruel demands that the BWF World Tour makes on the players.
BWF China Open 2019: Early exit of defensive stonewallers underlines mounting challenge of aggressive players; reaffirms growing fitness standards
Nozomi Okuhara, Akane Yamaguchi, Viktor Axelsen, and Lin Dan lost on the opening day of China Open, making it clear that the days of super-fit, defensive stonewallers are numbered when intrinsically aggressive players hit their straps; and, somewhat antithetically, that the most marginal drop in fitness levels spells doom for even highly accomplished players.
BWF China Open 2019: PV Sindhu eyes World Championship redux, Indian contingent looks to turn around dismal season
For India, PV Sindhu remains the best bet for a podium finish as both HS Prannoy and Kidambi Srikanth have withdrawn due to injuries
Firstpost Editor's Picks: Lockdown in Kashmir, Amazon forest fires, PV Sindhu at BWF World Championships; today's must-read stories
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