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Coronavirus Outbreak: Indian shuttlers express shock over reports of Taiwanese player testing positive
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Indian shuttlers express shock over reports of Taiwanese player testing positive

Indian shuttlers expressed shock after reports emerged that a sparring partner of the Taiwanese national team, who was present during the All England Championship, tested positive for the coronavirus.

All England Championships 2020: Viktor Axelsen wins maiden trophy in Birmingham; Tai Tzu Ying clinches women's title
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All England Championships 2020: Viktor Axelsen wins maiden trophy in Birmingham; Tai Tzu Ying clinches women's title

Viktor Axelsen claimed his maiden men's singles title at the All England Championship, while two-time former winner Tai Tzu Ying regained the women's singles crown on Sunday.

Coronavirus pandemic: Sports minister Kiren Rijiju says he urged PV Sindhu to continue playing All England Championships
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Coronavirus pandemic: Sports minister Kiren Rijiju says he urged PV Sindhu to continue playing All England Championships

Wary of the novel COVID-19 threat, top shuttler PV Sindhu on Thursday called up Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju from the United Kingdom, seeking his suggestion on whether to continue playing in the All England Championships.

All England Championships 2020: PV Sindhu goes down fighting to Japan's Nozomi Okuhara in quarter-final to end India's campaign
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All England Championships 2020: PV Sindhu goes down fighting to Japan's Nozomi Okuhara in quarter-final to end India's campaign

Sindhu squandered a sparkling start as Okuhara produced a rearguard action to outwit Sindhu 12-21 21-15 21-13 in a 68-minute last eight encounter at the Arena Birmimgham.

Coronavirus pandemic: Top Indian shuttlers join Denmark's Hans-Kristian Vittinghus, slam BWF for going ahead with tournaments
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Coronavirus pandemic: Top Indian shuttlers join Denmark's Hans-Kristian Vittinghus, slam BWF for going ahead with tournaments

The Badminton World Federation has maintained that it has no plans to make any adjustments to the regulations related to the Tokyo Games qualification period and that other events will go as per schedule

All England Championships 2020: Ashwini Ponnappa-N Sikki Reddy lose in women's doubles second round; PV Sindhu through to quarter-finals
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All England Championships 2020: Ashwini Ponnappa-N Sikki Reddy lose in women's doubles second round; PV Sindhu through to quarter-finals

Sindhu next meets the winner of the round of 16 match between fourth-seeded Nozomi Okuhara of Japan and Line Hojmark Kjaersfeldt of Denmark.

All England Championships 2020: Tough draws for PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal amidst reduced participation in tournament with coronavirus threat
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All England Championships 2020: Tough draws for PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal amidst reduced participation in tournament with coronavirus threat

Reigning world champion PV Sindhu will lead a substantially truncated Indian squad to the prestigious All England Badminton Championships that get under way at the Arena Birmingham on Wednesday.

All England Championships 2020: PV Sindhu to adopt 'namastes' in place of handshakes at tournament amidst coronovirus threat
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All England Championships 2020: PV Sindhu to adopt 'namastes' in place of handshakes at tournament amidst coronovirus threat

PV Sindhu will not be shaking hands during next week’s All England Open Badminton Championships in Birmingham and use the traditional 'Namaste' greeting instead following the coronavirus outbreak

Japan's Kento Momota ruled out for three months following eye surgery, set to miss All England Championships
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Japan's Kento Momota ruled out for three months following eye surgery, set to miss All England Championships

Momota, one of Japan’s major hopes for a gold medal at this year’s Tokyo Olympics, also suffered facial lacerations and a nasal fracture when the van he was travelling in crashed into a truck on 13 January, killing the van driver.