An Olympic hopeful, Sindhu, who has been training at the national badminton camp in Hyderabad, had been planning to participate in the prestigious tournament.
Concept of 'mixed singles' in international badminton does not hold water, will remain a non-starter
Vimal Kumar, chief coach at the Prakash Padukone Badminton Academy is categorical in his assessment that women shuttlers simply cannot match their male counterparts in competitive singles play.
PV Sindhu, Sai Praneeth and Sikki Reddy resume training at SAI Gopichand Badminton Academy after COVID-19 break
The badminton players trained after Sports Authority of India decided to resume national camp for eight Olympic hopefuls following Telangana government's approval on 1 August.
Top Indian shuttlers given green signal to return to court as Telangana government allows resumption of training
The decision came after a meeting between Telangana's top sports persons and the sports minister V Srinivas Goud, who has directed the officials at different centres to allow athletes to train on alternate dates at half the capacity of the facilities.
Vijender Singh, Sanjeev Rajput, Srihari Nataraj, other stars plead for caution as discussion rages on whether competitions can resume
Some sports stars across disciplines wanted the waiting period to continue before resuming competitions, while others spoke about the loss it would cause to fitness and readiness.
Coronavirus Outbreak: BWF cancel Swiss Open, European Championships after failing to find suitable slots in late 2020
Last month, the BWF had unveiled a revised international calendar to salvage the remainder of the season, disrupted by the global health crisis.
The Badminton World Federation (BWF) confirmed that the World Junior Championships will now be held from 18-24 January next year.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Indian shuttlers slam BWF's revised calendar, say cramped schedule could lead to injuries
Indian shuttlers, including Olympic medallist Saina Nehwal, on Friday questioned the rationale behind scheduling 22 events in just five months in a revised BWF calendar, saying the "stupid" planning will increase the injury risk.
Coronavirus Outbreak: BWF unlikely to introduce synthetic shuttles next year due to COVID-19 pandemic
In January this year, the world body had approved the use of synthetic feather shuttlecocks at sanctioned international tournaments of all levels from 2021.
The world championship has traditionally been an annual event, which is however not held in an Olympic year. But, with the 2020 Tokyo Games postponed to next year owing to the COVID-19 pandemic, it will be the first time that the prestigious event will be conducted in the Olympic year.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Don't see badminton resuming before COVID-19 vaccine is developed, says Indian shuttler B Sai Praneeth
The Badminton World Federation has suspended all tournaments till July due to the escalation of the coronavirus outbreak and Praneeth feels there won't be any tournament this year
India's biggest sportspersons - current and former - gazed into the crystal ball and predicted the future of sports once the action resumes.
Coronavirus Outbreak: World Badminton Championships bronze medallist B Sai Praneeth donates Rs 4 lakhs for fight against COVID-19
Praneeth, who is assured of a place in the postponed Tokyo Games, donated Rs 3 lakh to PM Relief Fund and 1 lakh for Telangana CM Relief Fund
Coronavirus Outbreak: India chief national coach Pullela Gopichand takes online video lessons for shuttlers during lockdown
Apart from Gopichand, Jamshedpur-born trainer Dinaz Vervatwala, who has worked with London Olympics bronze-medallist Saina Nehwal, is also taking fitness classes for the Indian shuttlers via Zoom app
Coronavirus Outbreak: PM Narendra Modi discusses COVID-19 threat with top sportspersons, seeks support for awareness campaigns
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday discussed the the rapidly-growing threat of the COVID-19 pandemic with India's top athletes, including cricket icon Virat Kohli and star shuttler PV Sindhu, urging them to support awareness campaigns on social distancing.
Badminton circuit is suspended to the end of April, but the BWF expects more tournaments to be put off in May and June.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Indian badminton players urge BWF to freeze ranking, seek clarity over qualification for postponed Games
Now with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) postponing the Olympics to next year, badminton players believe it's time BWF immediately freeze the ranking.
Former India badminton coach Vimal Kumar is extremely disappointed with the way Indonesian doubles coach Flandy Limpele left abruptly in an Olympic year and said foreign appointees must be held accountable for departing without completing their tenures.
Coronavirus pandemic: Former India badminton coach Vimal Kumar wants Olympic-bound athletes to be allowed to train after undergoing tests
Following the respective directives of the Telangana and Karnataka governments, the Pullela Gopichand Academy in Hyderbad and Prakash Padukone Academy in Bangalore have been shut down for two weeks
India Open 2020: Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu handed tricky draws; B Sai Praneeth to face HS Prannoy in opening round
Former champions PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal have been handed tricky draws at the upcoming India Open which remains under the scanner in the wake of 29 positive novel coronavirus cases reported in the country.