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Age fraud in sports: Indian federations need to impose long-term bans to bring age-old menace under control
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Age fraud in sports: Indian federations need to impose long-term bans to bring age-old menace under control

Most NSFs do not treat age fraud with as much concern, except offering some lip-sympathy to those players who are affected by it all

BWF World Tour Finals 2018: PV Sindhu hopes no one will question her about defeats in finals anymore
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BWF World Tour Finals 2018: PV Sindhu hopes no one will question her about defeats in finals anymore

PV Sindhu on Sunday hoped no one will ever question her ability to win big titles, relieved at breaking the finals jinx with a historic triumph at the World Tour Finals.

BWF World Tour Finals 2018: BAI announces Rs 10 lakh cash reward for PV Sindhu; Sameer Verma to get Rs 3 lakh
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BWF World Tour Finals 2018: BAI announces Rs 10 lakh cash reward for PV Sindhu; Sameer Verma to get Rs 3 lakh

This was Sindhu's first title win in last eight final appearances since winning her last crown at the Korea Open in 2017.

Syed Modi International: Defending champion PV Sindhu to skip event to focus on World Tour Final, says father PV Ramana
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Syed Modi International: Defending champion PV Sindhu to skip event to focus on World Tour Final, says father PV Ramana

Sindhu is placed fifth in the Race to Guangzhou ranking to qualify for the $1,500,000 World Tour Final, which will be held in the Chinese city of Guangzhou.

Premier Badminton League 2018-19 adds Taapsee Pannu-owned Pune Seven Aces as new franchise
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Premier Badminton League 2018-19 adds Taapsee Pannu-owned Pune Seven Aces as new franchise

The Pune team has been named as Pune Seven Aces and is owned by popular Bollywood actress Taapsee Pannu and KRI.

Asian Games 2018: BAI needs to strengthen doubles combination, says former shuttler Sanjay Sharma
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Asian Games 2018: BAI needs to strengthen doubles combination, says former shuttler Sanjay Sharma

Blaming the current process, Sharma emphasised that the national association should appoint a good doubles coach and ensure that four-five good doubles players emerge every two years.

Asian Games 2018: Indian Olympic Association directs sports federations to send equal number of male and female support staff
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Asian Games 2018: Indian Olympic Association directs sports federations to send equal number of male and female support staff

The Indian contingent at the Asian Games 2018 will be accompanied by an equal number of male and female support staff, according to a directive issued by the Indian Olympic Association to the National Sports Federations.

Asian Games 2018: Aparna Balan rages on social media after being left out of India badminton squad for mega event
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Asian Games 2018: Aparna Balan rages on social media after being left out of India badminton squad for mega event

Badminton Association of India (BAI) had organised two All India senior ranking tournaments in Bangalore and Hyderabad to allow the domestic players a chance to make it to the Asian Games squad.

PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth headline Indian badminton squad for Asian Games 2018; Gayathri Gopichand also included
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PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth headline Indian badminton squad for Asian Games 2018; Gayathri Gopichand also included

BAI on Wednesday named six youngsters, including Gayathri Gopichand, in a strong 20-strong squad, headlined by K Srikanth, PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal for the Asian Games.

BAI sign three-year sponsorship deal worth Rs 75 crore with sports equipment manufacturer Yonex Sunrise
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BAI sign three-year sponsorship deal worth Rs 75 crore with sports equipment manufacturer Yonex Sunrise

Yonex Sunrise will hold title sponsorship rights for all tournaments held under the aegis of the Badminton Association of India (BAI) for the next three years.

India's ace shuttler Saina Nehwal feels PV Sindhu is just another opponent, downplays superior head-to-head record
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India's ace shuttler Saina Nehwal feels PV Sindhu is just another opponent, downplays superior head-to-head record

London Olympics bronze medallist Saina has a 3-1 head-to-head record in the international matches against Rio Games silver medallist Sindhu, including the win in the Commonwealth Games final.

PV Sindhu brushes off criticism regarding losses in summit clashes, says reaching finals is itself a big thing
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PV Sindhu brushes off criticism regarding losses in summit clashes, says reaching finals is itself a big thing

Sindhu said, "Before I used to lose in the quarter-finals, semi-finals but now I am reaching the finals, so I am going a step ahead.

Badminton Association of India recommends Sikki Reddy for Arjuna Award
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Badminton Association of India recommends Sikki Reddy for Arjuna Award

Women's doubles shuttler N Sikki Reddy has been recommended for Arjuna Award by the Badminton Association of India (BAI).

Kidambi Srikanth becomes first Indian male shuttler to claim World No 1 spot after Prakash Padukone
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Kidambi Srikanth becomes first Indian male shuttler to claim World No 1 spot after Prakash Padukone

Srikanth became only the second Indian after Saina Nehwal, who had occupied the women's top spot in 2015, to achieve the feat, following his consistent run last year, when he won four titles to be also bestowed with the Padma Shri award.

BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma elected president of Badminton Association of India
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BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma elected president of Badminton Association of India

Himanta Biswa Sarma was elected as the president of Badminton Association of India during its elective annual general body meeting.

Badminton Association of India to conduct its elections on 25 March
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Badminton Association of India to conduct its elections on 25 March

Himanta Biswa Sarma, who is also the president of Assam Badminton Association, is likely to be elected as the next full-time president of BAI.

India Open 2018: Exhausted Saina Nehwal crashes out on disastrous day for Indian shuttlers; PV Sindhu the sole survivor
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India Open 2018: Exhausted Saina Nehwal crashes out on disastrous day for Indian shuttlers; PV Sindhu the sole survivor

After Saina Nehwal's exit, PV Sindhu was far from convincing while defeating No 8 seed, Beatriz Corrales, at 21-12, 19-21, 21-11 to reach the semi-finals.

India Open 2018: Saina Nehwal says she needs more time to rest and prepare for big-ticket events
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India Open 2018: Saina Nehwal says she needs more time to rest and prepare for big-ticket events

Saina, who reached the final of Indonesia Masters last week, had written to BAI to allow her to withdraw from Asia Team Championship scheduled from 6-11 February.

Prakash Padukone says India can be badminton superpower if BAI puts systems in place rather than resting on laurels
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Prakash Padukone says India can be badminton superpower if BAI puts systems in place rather than resting on laurels

At an event where the BAI conferred him with the lifetime achievement award, Padukone said: "The way the game is growing, we can easily compete with all the best badminton playing nations of the world, we have to gear up in terms of administration, planning and funding."

Saina Nehwal wants to skip Asia Team Championship; BAI reluctant to let her go
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Saina Nehwal wants to skip Asia Team Championship; BAI reluctant to let her go

Saina Nehwal wants to skip next month's Asia Team Championship to prepare for the All England Championship but the Badminton Association of India (BAI) is trying to convince the Indian ace to play the event, which also serves as a qualifier for prestigious Uber Cup.