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PBL 2020: Upbeat Bengaluru Raptors face Awadhe Warriors in must-win final league match for last semi-final spot
While World No 2 Tai Tzu Ying has been Bengaluru's talisman and has remained unbeaten so far, it is B Sai Praneeth who played a pivotal role in their win
PBL 2020: Tai Tzu Ying beats Hyderabad Hunters' PV Sindhu in showpiece clash to guide Bengaluru Raptors to first win
World No 2 Tai Tzu Ying beat world champion PV Sindhu in a much-anticipated clash to guide Bengaluru Raptors to victory over Hyderabad Hunters in a Premier Badminton League fixture on Friday.
PBL 2020: North Eastern Warriors stun defending champs Bengaluru Raptors despite Tai Tzu Ying heroics
North Eastern Warriors pulled off an upset 4-3 win over defending champions Bengaluru Raptors in a Premier Badminton League match on Tuesday
Hong Kong Open: Kidambi Srikanth advances after Kento Momota's sudden exit; Sourabh Verma qualifies for main draw
Top Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth advanced to the men's singles second round without playing a shot after his opponent Kento Momota's pull-out while Sourabh Verma entered the main draw of the Hong Kong Open after clinching straight-game wins in his two qualifying clashes in Hong Kong on Tuesday.
PBL 2018-19: Pune 7 Aces aim to make spectacular debut with strong lineup led by World Championship winner Carolina Marin
The Pune team, baptized as the Pune 7 Aces and owned by Bollywood actress Taapsee Pannu will be making their debut in the PBL bandwagon in the forthcoming edition.
Malaysia Open 2018: PV Sindhu’s hard-earned victory over Carolina Marin still leaves some questions unanswered
Has Sindhu reached the pinnacle of her powers, and is she ready to shed the opprobrium of being a perennial runner-up, and don the mantle of World champion?
PV Sindhu, who won a silver at the Glasgow World Championship, will face world no 1 and top seed Chinese Taipei's Tai Tzu Ying on Saturday.
Malaysia Open 2018: India's PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth advance to quarterfinals; Sania Nehwal bows out
Olympic and world championship silver medallist Sindhu brushed aside the challenge of Malaysia's Ying Ying Lee 21-8 21-14 to set up a clash with Olympic champion and former world no 1 Carolina Marin. The 22-year-old Indian has a 5-6 head-to-head record against the Spaniard.
All England Open 2018: HS Prannoy breaks Chou Tien Chen hoodoo; Saina Nehwal falls once again to Tai Tzu Ying
HS Prannoy turned the All England Badminton Championships’ formbook upside-down by notching his first victory in four meetings over the eighth-seeded Chou Tien Chen.
India's ace shuttler PV Sindhu did the star turn, winning two matches as Chennai Smashers emerged victorious in the 'Smashers derby', beating Ahmedabad Smash Masters 2-1 in the Premier Badminton League (PBL).
PBL 2018: Chennai Smashers lose to Delhi Dashers in unfortunate fashion after Gabrielle Adcock suffered ankle injury
Defending champions Chennai Smashers went down to Delhi Dashers in an unfortunate fashion after they had to concede the last match of the tie due to an ankle injury to Gabrielle Adcock in the Vodafone Premier Badminton League on Wednesday.
PBL 2018: Saina Nehwal-less Awadhe Warriors shock defending champions Chennai Smashers in season opener
Awadhe Warriors won both their men's singles and mixed doubles matches to take an unassailable 3-0 lead (4-0 on points) in the five-match duel
Catch the live score and updates of quarter-final action of the China Open Superseries Premier 2017
While Saina made short work of USA's Beiwen Zhang, second seed Sindhu had to dig deep to get the better of Sayaka Sato of Japan.
Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal sailed into the women's singles second round of the China Open Superseries Premier with a straight-game win over USA's Beiwan Zhang on Wednesday.
B Sai Praneeth and PV Sindhu comfortably won their matches but Malaysia's Lee Chong Wei suffered a shock exit at the hands of France's Brice Leverdez.
World Badminton Championships 2017: Lee Chong Wei at crossroads as his dreams lay shattered post-early exit
The 2020 Olympics is too far away and the 2018 World Championships in Nanjing may seem only a year away, but to Lee Chong Wei's aching bones and sagging spirit, it may as well be a year, or maybe an age, too late.
Lee Chong Wei's exit meant that two-time reigning world champion, Chen Long of China, has one less prime contender to take care of, in his attempt to record a hat-trick of world titles.
World Badminton Championships 2017: Brice Leverdez stuns Lee Chong Wei in thriller, enters 2nd round
France's Brice Leverdez pulled off the first shock of the badminton World Championships by defeating men's second seed Lee Chong Wei in three games in Glasgow on Tuesday.
B Sai Praneeth and Rio-bound men's doubles pair of Manu Attri and B Sumeeth Reddy clinched twin crowns at the Canada Open badminton tournament.