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Tokyo Olympics 2020: After year ravaged by COVID-19, Satwiksairaj Rankireddy-Chirag Shetty working on Plan B
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: After year ravaged by COVID-19, Satwiksairaj Rankireddy-Chirag Shetty working on Plan B

From Satwik contracting COVID-19 to Chirag Shetty losing his grandfather to the virus, the past year has been a testing time for India's top men's doubles pairing. With a new coach in Mathias Boe guiding them, the pair are looking to make an impact at Tokyo 2020 Olympics

India Open to be held in May behind closed doors; Kento Momota, Carolina Marin among top entries
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India Open to be held in May behind closed doors; Kento Momota, Carolina Marin among top entries

All the players and officials coming from South Africa, Brazil, Middle East and European countries including UK will be serving a seven-day quarantine period

World number 5 para badminton player Sukant Kadam disappointed with exclusion from TOPS
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World number 5 para badminton player Sukant Kadam disappointed with exclusion from TOPS

Kadam, a 2018 Asian Para Games bronze medallist, took to twitter to express his disappointment to Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju on the Mission Olympic Cell's decision.

Former players, coaches skeptical as BWF considers change in points system to shorten matches
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Former players, coaches skeptical as BWF considers change in points system to shorten matches

Several proposals from member associations will be discussed during the AGM, the most important being a joint proposal from Badminton Indonesia and Badminton Maldives, and seconded by Badminton Asia, to "amend the Laws of Badminton relating to the Scoring System."

Pramod Bhagat wins men’s singles and doubles gold in Dubai Para Badminton as India finish on top of medal table
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Pramod Bhagat wins men’s singles and doubles gold in Dubai Para Badminton as India finish on top of medal table

There were some good rallies between the two Indians before Bhagat showcased his class to win the match and the gold under pressure.

Indian shuttlers Pramod Bhagat, Sukant Kadam enter Dubai Para-Badminton Tournament finals
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Indian shuttlers Pramod Bhagat, Sukant Kadam enter Dubai Para-Badminton Tournament finals

In the SL 3 category, world No 1 Pramod beat Malaysia's Muhammad Huzairi Abdul Malek 21-7, 21-17 to enter the men's singles final where he will face compatriot Kumar Nitesh.

Orleans Masters: Krishna Prasad Garaga, Vishnu Vardhan Goud crumble after positive start to lose men's doubles final
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Orleans Masters: Krishna Prasad Garaga, Vishnu Vardhan Goud crumble after positive start to lose men's doubles final

The unheralded Indians, the only ones left in contention from the country on the final day, lost 21-19, 14-21, 19-21 in a 56-minute battle with the fourth seeds.

Orleans Masters: Saina Nehwal bows out in semis; Krishna Prasad Garaga and Vishnu Vardhan Goud Panjala enter maiden final
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Orleans Masters: Saina Nehwal bows out in semis; Krishna Prasad Garaga and Vishnu Vardhan Goud Panjala enter maiden final

Krishna and Vishnu cheered up the Indian camp with a 21-17 21-17 win over the English pair of Callum Hemming and Steven Stallwood in a 35-minute semi-final clash to reach their maiden final of a Super 100 event

Orleans Masters: Saina Nehwal wins thriller against Iris Wang to move to semi-finals as Kidambi Srikanth crashes out
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Orleans Masters: Saina Nehwal wins thriller against Iris Wang to move to semi-finals as Kidambi Srikanth crashes out

The fourth-seeded Indian, who had withdrawn from the All England Championships last week due to an injury, had to dug deep to script a 21-19 17-21 21-19 win over world No 36 Wang

Orleans Masters: Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth advance to quarter-finals; Chirag Sen bows out
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Orleans Masters: Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth advance to quarter-finals; Chirag Sen bows out

Saina prevailed over Marie Batomene in the women's singles second round, while Srikkanth beat Cheam Jun Wei 21-17 22-20 in a men's singles third round match

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Malaysia's Lee Zii Jia downplays gold medal hopes after All England Open win
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Malaysia's Lee Zii Jia downplays gold medal hopes after All England Open win

Malaysian badminton legend Lee Chong Wei came achingly close to winning gold but never achieved it, picking up three Olympic silvers during his career.

Orleans Masters: Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth off to winning start; Kiran George stuns HS Prannoy
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Orleans Masters: Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth off to winning start; Kiran George stuns HS Prannoy

Fourth seeded Saina, who is desperately seeking ranking points to make it to her fourth Olympics, took just 21 minutes to beat Rachael 21-9 21-5 and set up a clash with France's Marie Batomene.

All England Open 2021: Lee Zii Jia could prove worthy successor to Lee Chong Wei; Japanese armada scores big
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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

Orleans Masters 2021: Indian woman shuttler withdraws after member of entourage tests positive for COVID-19
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Orleans Masters 2021: Indian woman shuttler withdraws after member of entourage tests positive for COVID-19

In a statement, the Badminton World Federation (BWF) said that a total of three players have been withdrawn from the event which began with the qualifiers.

All England Open 2021: Poor recovery protocols to be blamed for PV Sindhu's semi-final loss, say experts
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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: Malaysia bank on 'national hero' Lee Zii Jia for Tokyo Olympics success
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All England Open 2021: Malaysia bank on 'national hero' Lee Zii Jia for Tokyo Olympics success

Malaysian star defeated Denmark's Viktor Axelsen 30-29, 20-22, 21-9 Sunday to win the All England, one of the sport's most prestigious tournaments, for the first time.

All England Open 2021: Malaysia's Lee Zii Jia beats Viktor Axelsen to clinch maiden title; Nozomi Okuhara wins women's final
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All England Open 2021: Malaysia's Lee Zii Jia beats Viktor Axelsen to clinch maiden title; Nozomi Okuhara wins women's final

Japan's Nozomi Okuhara was a dominant winner in the women's final, beating Thailand's Pornpawee Chochuwong 21-12, 21-16.

All England Open 2021: Viktor Axelsen sets up final with Malaysia's Lee Zii Jia after beating Anders Antonsen in semis
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All England Open 2021: Viktor Axelsen sets up final with Malaysia's Lee Zii Jia after beating Anders Antonsen in semis

Axelsen got the better of an all-Danish semi-final, coming from behind to beat Anders Antonsen 16-21, 21-7, 21-17.

All England Open 2021: Pornpawee Chochuwong eases past PV Sindhu in straight games semi-final win
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All England Open 2021: Pornpawee Chochuwong eases past PV Sindhu in straight games semi-final win

Sindhu, the Olympic silver medallist, couldn't match the pace, power and precision of her younger world number 11 rival Chochowong and lost 17-21, 9-21 in a match that lasted 43 minutes.

All England Open 2021: PV Sindhu’s never-say-die spirit lands her quarter-final win over Akane Yamaguchi
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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.