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Uber Cup: Indian women's team bows out after losing to Japan in quarter-finals
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Uber Cup: Indian women's team bows out after losing to Japan in quarter-finals

Meanwhile, the men's team, which is already through to the quarter-finals, suffered a 1-4 defeat in their last group match, setting them up against Denmark in the last-eight stage

India pin hopes on Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth for strong performance in Thomas and Uber Cup
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India pin hopes on Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth for strong performance in Thomas and Uber Cup

With Saina Nehwal and the Chirag Shetty-Satwiksairaj Rankireddy pair back in the team, India will look to forget the Sudirman Cup disappointment and produce a strong performance in the men's and women's team events

Sudirman Cup: Out of quarter-final race, India beat Finland in final group match
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Sudirman Cup: Out of quarter-final race, India beat Finland in final group match

The absence of double Olympic medallist P V Sindhu, London Games bronze medallist Saina Nehwal and the men's doubles pair of Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy hurt India's prospects

Sudirman Cup 2021: India crash out of tournament after 0-5 loss to China
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Sudirman Cup 2021: India crash out of tournament after 0-5 loss to China

It was India's second consecutive defeat after losing the Sudirman Cup Group A opener to Thailand.

Saina Nehwal, B Sai Praneeth to lead India teams in Thomas and Uber Cup Finals
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Saina Nehwal, B Sai Praneeth to lead India teams in Thomas and Uber Cup Finals

BAI also on Sunday named a 12-member Indian team for the Sudirman Cup, which is slated to take place from 26 September to 3 October in Finland.

Shuttlers B Sai Praneeth and Kidambi Srikanth nominated for Khel Ratna by BAI
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Shuttlers B Sai Praneeth and Kidambi Srikanth nominated for Khel Ratna by BAI

The Badminton Association of India (BAI) nominated HS Prannoy, Pranav Jerry Chopra and Sameer Verma for the Arjuna honour.

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.

Indian Badminton at Olympics: PV Sindhu’s 2016 silver, Saina Nehwal’s 2012 bronze constitute total medal haul
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Indian Badminton at Olympics: PV Sindhu’s 2016 silver, Saina Nehwal’s 2012 bronze constitute total medal haul

Sports like athletics have featured in the Olympics since they were launched in 1896, but badminton was included in the Games only 29 years ago in Barcelona, and hence boasts a far smaller community of Olympians, particularly in India.

Kidambi Srikanth still hopeful about Olympic qualification; shuttlers assured of Tokyo berth take break
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Kidambi Srikanth still hopeful about Olympic qualification; shuttlers assured of Tokyo berth take break

The BWF, however, said it "will issue a further statement on Tokyo Olympics qualifying at a later date."

Chances of Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth qualifying for Tokyo Olympics all but over as BWF cancels Singapore Open
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Chances of Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth qualifying for Tokyo Olympics all but over as BWF cancels Singapore Open

The Singapore Open, a Super 500 event on the BWF World Tour, was the last tournament offering Race To Tokyo ranking points inside the Olympic qualifying window.

Malaysia Open postponed due to COVID-19 surge; Saina, Srikanth's Olympic hopes take hit
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Malaysia Open postponed due to COVID-19 surge; Saina, Srikanth's Olympic hopes take hit

"All attempts were made by the organisers and BWF to provide a safe tournament environment for all participants, but the recent surge in cases left no choice but to postpone the tournament," Badminton World Federation said in a statement.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Saina Nehwal, Indian shuttlers' qualification hopes in balance due to COVID-19 enforced flight ban
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Saina Nehwal, Indian shuttlers' qualification hopes in balance due to COVID-19 enforced flight ban

Following the postponement of the India Open (11-16 May), Saina and Srikanth's hopes of qualifying for the Tokyo Games hinge on the (25-30 May) Kuala Lumpur event followed by the Singapore Open (1-6 June).

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Indian shuttlers hoping to qualify for Games likely to travel to Malaysia via Qatar, says BAI
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Indian shuttlers hoping to qualify for Games likely to travel to Malaysia via Qatar, says BAI

Just two more Olympic qualifiers are remaining – Malaysia Open (25-30 May) and Singapore Open (1-6 June) – before the 15 June deadline and things look grim for Saina and Srikanth with Malaysia and Singapore deciding to temporarily impose travel bans from COVID-ravaged India.

India Open badminton tournament postponed indefinitely after recent COVID-19 surge
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India Open badminton tournament postponed indefinitely after recent COVID-19 surge

The India Open badminton tournament, slated to be held at the Indira Gandhi Stadium in New Delhi from 11-16 May, has been postponed owing to rising COVID-19 cases in the city, BAI announced on Monday.

Hope the remaining Olympic qualifiers take place, feeling better now physically, says Kidambi Srikanth
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Hope the remaining Olympic qualifiers take place, feeling better now physically, says Kidambi Srikanth

Kidambi Srikanth is now solely focussed on his performance in the last three Olympic qualifiers, starting with the India Open, which is scheduled to be held behind closed doors in the national capital from 11 to 16 May.

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 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

All England Open 2021: 'No gym, no practice for two days,' tweets Saina Nehwal day ahead of opener
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All England Open 2021: 'No gym, no practice for two days,' tweets Saina Nehwal day ahead of opener

With just a day remaining for the start of the main round of the All England Championships, Indian badminton star Saina Nehwal took to social media to express her dismay at being kept quarantined in her hotel room in Birmingham for over two days