Badminton Association of India launches rectification scheme to combat age fraud
BAI's 'Voluntary Age Rectification Scheme (VARS)' is meant for registered players who have existing BAI identification cards, but have incorrect date of birth or have discrepancies in the date of birth or age.
Singapore Open: Defending champion PV Sindhu, in-form HS Prannoy eye good show
PV Sindhu has struggled since she suffered an ankle injury in August last year. She is slowly getting back to her best with a final and semi-final finish at Madrid Spain Masters and Malaysia Masters.
Thailand Open: Lakshya Sen reaches semifinal as Kiran George crashes out
The win helped Lakshya Sen to enter the last four for the first time this season, having come close in Indonesia Masters, where he exited in the quarterfinals.
Thailand Open: India's Kiran George, Lakshya Sen progress to quarters; Saina Nehwal Ashmita Chaliha knocked out
Sen beat his fourth seeded Chinese opponent 21-17 21-15 in a round of 16 match that lasted 49 minutes and faces qualifier Leong Jun Hao of Malaysia in the quarter-finals on Friday.
Thailand Open: Kiran George stuns world No 9 Shi Yuqi; PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth bow out in first round
Kiran, a product of the Prakash Padukone academy, notched up a 21-18 22-20 win over third seed Shi Yuqi, who is a 2018 world championships silver medallist.
Thailand Open: Sameer Verma, Kiran George and Ashmita Chaliha advance to singles main draw with wins
On a comeback trail, former world number 11 Sameer, who won the Slovenia Open recently, beat Malaysia's Yeoh Seng Zoe 21-12, 21-17 after getting two walkovers
Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty achieve career-best world ranking in men's doubles
The Satwik-Chirag pair, which claimed the Commonwealth Games gold medal and French Open Super 750 crown last year and won the Swiss Open Super 300 title this season, now has 74,651 points from 12 tournaments.
Malaysia Masters: Sindhu, Srikanth enter second round, Prannoy, Sen beat higher-ranked opponents
Sindhu, seeded sixth, had to toil for one hour and two minutes to get the better of Christophersen 21-13 17-21 21-18 and maintain her superiority over the world No 33 Dane, whom the Indian had defeated four times earlier.
Sudirman Cup: China claim record 13th title with 3-0 win over South Korea
China's Chen Yufei defeated world number two South Korea's An Se Young 21-16, 22-20 in the women's singles to seal victory
China’s Olympic gold medallist shuttler Chen Long calls it quits at 34
The former world number one won the Olympic crown at Rio 2016 and followed it up with silver at the pandemic-delayed Tokyo Olympics in 2021
Sudirman Cup: India end campaign with 4-1 win over Australia
With nothing at stake, India fielded Anupama Upadhyaya in the women's singles in place of PV Sindhu and the youngster didn't disappoint, scoring a 21-16 21-18 win over Tiffany Ho
Sudirman Cup: India's campaign ends after 0-5 defeat to Malaysia in second group match
While Srikanth was too erratic in men's singles contest, Sindhu showed great fightback in the decider after squandering an opening game advantage only to go down in the end to world no. 30 Goh Jin Wei.
Thailand Para Badminton: Pramod Bhagat bags two gold; Suhas Yathiraj too wins
Pramod defeated England's Daniel Bethell in the men's singles SL3 final to secure gold before pairing up with fellow Indian Sukant Kadam to claim the yellow metal in men's doubles SL3-SL4 category.
Sudirman Cup: New-look India eye elusive medal at team tournament
India have been placed with Malaysia, Chinese Taipei and Australia in Group C with the two top teams qualifying for the knockouts.
Badminton World Federation hands interim ban on new 'spin serve'
It was first started by Danish doubles player Marcus Rindshoj, who accumulated a bunch of points with this innovative spin serve at the Polish Open last month
Kidambi Srikanth hires Indonesian coach with eyes on Paris Olympics
The qualification period for the 2024 Olympics began from 1 May and Srikanth, who has been struggling with form, has availed the services of Wiempie Mahardi to help him train
Kidambi Srikanth, Ashmita Chaliha top BAI's Asian Games selection trials
Srikanth, the 2021 World Championship silver medallist, and Chaliha stamped their authorities as they remained unbeaten in their six matches during the four-day long trials.
Saina Nehwal to skip upcoming Asian Games trials due to fitness issues
Badminton Association of India (BAI) will hold trials from 4 to 7 May at the Jwala Gutta Academy of Excellence in Telangana.
'My long wait has ended': Dinesh Khanna after Satwik-Chirag's gold medal at Asia Championships
It was in 1965 when Dinesh Khanna became the first Indian to win the men's singles title at the continental competition, a record that remained for 58 years.
Satwik-Chirag focus on Olympic qualification after historic Asia Championships gold; BAI announce cash award
The last Indian to triumph at the continental event was Dinesh Khanna in 1965. India's previous best in men's doubles was a bronze medal in 1971.