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BWF to honour badminton legend Prakash Padukone with lifetime achievement award
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BWF to honour badminton legend Prakash Padukone with lifetime achievement award

The BWF Council shortlisted the Indian legend based on the award commission’s recommendation. Badminton Association of India (BAI) had submitted his name for this award.

Two Chinese badminton players banned for two years for match-fixing, betting
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Two Chinese badminton players banned for two years for match-fixing, betting

Zhu Jun Hao fixed the outcome of a match in 2019 by intentionally losing the first game, while Zhang Bin Rong bet on matches on 36 occasions at tournaments in China, Switzerland and France in 2019, the BWF said.

Syed Modi International Super 300 tournament cancelled by BWF for second consecutive year
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Syed Modi International Super 300 tournament cancelled by BWF for second consecutive year

The tournament was scheduled to be held in Lucknow from 12 to 17 October.

Badminton World Federation cancels Taipei Open due to COVID-19 'complications'
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Badminton World Federation cancels Taipei Open due to COVID-19 'complications'

The Taipei Open was scheduled to be held from 7 to 12 September at Taipei City.

Tokyo Paralympics 2020: Indian para badminton coach hopeful to return with minimum of five medals
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Tokyo Paralympics 2020: Indian para badminton coach hopeful to return with minimum of five medals

The experienced Parul Parmar and the young Palak Kohli (SL3-SU5) will carry high hopes of returning with a medal in the women's category.

India to host 2026 BWF World Badminton Championships
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India to host 2026 BWF World Badminton Championships

"Indian Badminton has seen great success with two successive medals coming from Olympics and with this latest news of the World Championships is the right stimulant for the game," BAI general secretary Ajay Singhania said.

PV Sindhu turns 26: Kiren Rijiju, Jwala Gutta and others join in wishing ace shuttler on her birthday
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PV Sindhu turns 26: Kiren Rijiju, Jwala Gutta and others join in wishing ace shuttler on her birthday

On PV Sindhu's birthday, sports icons, ministers, and personalities across the country have wished the star on social media.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: BWF secretary-general Thomas Lund promises 'highest level' of badminton at Games
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: BWF secretary-general Thomas Lund promises 'highest level' of badminton at Games

The Olympics, delayed from last year due to the virus, will take place under strict rules, with overseas fans banned and local spectators limited.

Olympic gold medallist shuttler Markis Kido passes away at age 36 after suffering heart attack
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Olympic gold medallist shuttler Markis Kido passes away at age 36 after suffering heart attack

The Indonesian doubles player had won the 2008 Olympic gold medal, 2006 World Cup and 2007 World Championships titles with Hendra Setiawan.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Inconsistency cost Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth more than cancellation of qualifying events
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Inconsistency cost Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth more than cancellation of qualifying events

Would it be right to just blame the cancellation of tournaments for Saina and Srikanth missing out on Tokyo participation? And the answer would be an emphatic No.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Kidambi Srikanth, Saina Nehwal's qualification hopes end as BWF says no further events till Games
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Kidambi Srikanth, Saina Nehwal's qualification hopes end as BWF says no further events till Games

Former world no 1 Srikanth and London Games bronze-medallist Saina's hopes were all but dashed when the last of the Olympic qualifiers in Singapore was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Badminton's scoring system remains unchanged with best-of-five proposal rejected in BWF's AGM
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Badminton's scoring system remains unchanged with best-of-five proposal rejected in BWF's AGM

The 11x5 system, which was criticised by players and coaches alike, couldn't gather enough votes in last year's AGM too.

BWF need to reduce financial imbalance in badminton with more player-friendly policies
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BWF need to reduce financial imbalance in badminton with more player-friendly policies

There is no doubt that badminton’s journey towards becoming a professional sport has been hindered by the amateur mindset of the administrators

Russian Open and Indonesia Masters badminton cancelled due to COVID-19
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Russian Open and Indonesia Masters badminton cancelled due to COVID-19

"The ongoing COVID-19 restrictions and complications left local organisers no choice but to cancel the tournaments," a BWF statement read.

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.

Badminton's US Open and Canada Open cancelled due to COVID-19
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Badminton's US Open and Canada Open cancelled due to COVID-19

The US Open, a Super 300 tournament on the HSBC BWF World Tour, was slated to be played from 6 to 11 July, while the Super 100 tournament in Canada Open was scheduled for 29 June to 4 July.

Swiss Open: World champion PV Sindhu finishes with silver after straight games defeat to Carolina Marin
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Swiss Open: World champion PV Sindhu finishes with silver after straight games defeat to Carolina Marin

The 25-year-old Indian, who had won the coveted World Championship gold medal here in 2019, couldn't match the speed and accuracy of Marin during her 12-21, 5-21 defeat in the final that lasted only 35 minutes.

All England Championships 2021: PV Sindhu gets easy passage to quarters, tough draw for Saina Nehwal
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All England Championships 2021: PV Sindhu gets easy passage to quarters, tough draw for Saina Nehwal

According to the draw released by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) on Tuesday, Olympic silver medallist Sindhu will kick off her campaign in the women's singles with a clash against Malaysia's Soniia Cheah.

Asian badminton tournaments delayed due to COVID-19 pandemic
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Asian badminton tournaments delayed due to COVID-19 pandemic

The Malaysia Masters, the Indonesia Masters and Indonesia Open have been postponed with no new dates yet set, said the Badminton World Federation.