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PV Sindhu withdraws from Thomas and Uber Cup due to 'personal reasons'; doubtful for Denmark Open
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PV Sindhu withdraws from Thomas and Uber Cup due to 'personal reasons'; doubtful for Denmark Open

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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.

Coronavirus Outbreak: BWF reschedules World Junior Championships to January next year
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Coronavirus Outbreak: BWF reschedules World Junior Championships to January next year

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
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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
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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.

BWF, FESBA make joint decision to postpone 2021 World Championship from August to November
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BWF, FESBA make joint decision to postpone 2021 World Championship from August to November

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
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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

Sachin Tendulkar, Abhinav Bindra, Mary Kom, Sardar Singh predict post-Coronavirus sports world
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Sachin Tendulkar, Abhinav Bindra, Mary Kom, Sardar Singh predict post-Coronavirus sports world

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
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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
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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
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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.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Badminton freezes world rankings to 17 March amid tournament suspensions
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Badminton freezes world rankings to 17 March amid tournament suspensions

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
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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.

Foreign coaches hired for Indian badminton need to be made accountable, says Vimal Kumar
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Foreign coaches hired for Indian badminton need to be made accountable, says Vimal Kumar

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
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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
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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.