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Indian badminton contingent returns from Germany testing negative for COVID-19
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Indian badminton contingent returns from Germany testing negative for COVID-19

The second round of tests was conducted by the German authorities on 1 November. Three shuttlers, including Lakshya Sen, were part of the contingent.

Ajay Jayaram, Subhankar Dey asked to quarantine until 10 November in Germany, SAI offers financial help
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Ajay Jayaram, Subhankar Dey asked to quarantine until 10 November in Germany, SAI offers financial help

All three players and the team entourage have been placed into isolation "in line with directives from tournament organisers, local health authorities and BWF tournament health protocols."

SaarLorLux Open badminton: Ajay Jayaram beats Belgium's Maxime Moreels in straight games to enter second round
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SaarLorLux Open badminton: Ajay Jayaram beats Belgium's Maxime Moreels in straight games to enter second round

The former world number 13 beat Maxime 21-8 21-8 in just 19 minutes at Saarlandhalle Saarbrcken.

Denmark Open: Kidambi Srikanth sails into quarters with win over Jason Anthony Ho-Shue; Lakshya Sen exits
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Denmark Open: Kidambi Srikanth sails into quarters with win over Jason Anthony Ho-Shue; Lakshya Sen exits

Srikanth will now face world number two Chou Tien Chen of Chinese Taipei, who beat Ireland's Nhat Nguyen 21-8 21-16.

Denmark Open: Kidambi Srikanth dominates Toby Penty to clinch victory in opening round
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Denmark Open: Kidambi Srikanth dominates Toby Penty to clinch victory in opening round

The former world number one, who had claimed four superseries titles in 2017, beat Toby 21-12 21-18 in 37 minutes, as the sport finally got going after the long coronavirus-forced hiatus.

Denmark Open: Lakshya Sen outwits France's Christo Popov in straight games to reach second round
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Denmark Open: Lakshya Sen outwits France's Christo Popov in straight games to reach second round

Lakshya, who had claimed five titles including two Super 100 tournaments last year, produced a clinical performance to outwit Popov 21-9 21-15 to reach the second round.

Denmark Open: Kidambi Srikanth and Lakshya Sen begin title hunt as badminton returns amid pandemic
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Denmark Open: Kidambi Srikanth and Lakshya Sen begin title hunt as badminton returns amid pandemic

With Saina Nehwal and Parupalli Kashyap withdrawing from the tournament at the eleventh hour, all eyes will be on Srikanth and Lakshya as they resume their title hunt at the Super 750 event.

Saina Nehwal, Parupalli Kashyap pull out of Denmark Open, set to start season from January
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Saina Nehwal, Parupalli Kashyap pull out of Denmark Open, set to start season from January

The Badminton World Federation postponed the Thomas and Uber Cup Finals (3-11 Oct), three events in Asia (in November) to 2021 and also cancelled the Denmark Masters (20-25 Oct).

I'm fitter now, waiting to go all out at Denmark Open to test my game, says Lakshya Sen
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I'm fitter now, waiting to go all out at Denmark Open to test my game, says Lakshya Sen

Lakshya will start against France's Christo Popov, who won the first medal for his country at the World Junior Championships last year.

Denmark Open: Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth resume hunt for valuable ranking points in buildup to Tokyo Olympics
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Denmark Open: Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth resume hunt for valuable ranking points in buildup to Tokyo Olympics

Srikanth will open against England's Toby Penty while Saina will take on France's Yaelle Hoyaux in the women's singles opener.

Concept of 'mixed singles' in international badminton does not hold water, will remain a non-starter
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Concept of 'mixed singles' in international badminton does not hold water, will remain a non-starter

Vimal Kumar, chief coach at the Prakash Padukone Badminton Academy is categorical in his assessment that women shuttlers simply cannot match their male counterparts in competitive singles play.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Ashwini Ponnappa, Lakshay Sen among top Indian shuttlers returning to training after lockdown
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Ashwini Ponnappa, Lakshay Sen among top Indian shuttlers returning to training after lockdown

Top shuttlers Ashwini Ponnappa and Lakshya Sen are among 20-odd Indian players who have started training at the Prakash Padukone Badminton Academy (PPBA) in Bengaluru as the sport took its first step towards resumption after the COVID-19 hiatus.

Coronavirus Outbreak: BWF reschedules World Junior Championships to January next year
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Coronavirus Outbreak: BWF reschedules World Junior Championships to January next year

The Badminton World Federation (BWF) confirmed that the World Junior Championships will now be held from 18-24 January next year.

Coronavirus Outbreak: India's World No 27 Lakshya Sen laments halt in stunning form due to COVID-19 shutdown
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Coronavirus Outbreak: India's World No 27 Lakshya Sen laments halt in stunning form due to COVID-19 shutdown

With the world in lockdown to contain the deadly disease, Lakshya too is enduring the uncertain times within the confines of his apartment, near the Prakash Padukone Badminton Academy in Bengaluru

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Four years from quarter-final run in Rio, Kidambi Srikanth's chances of qualification are fading quickly
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Four years from quarter-final run in Rio, Kidambi Srikanth's chances of qualification are fading quickly

There are simply not enough tournaments left for Srikanth to collect the 8,000+ points required to overtake Gemke and finish in the top-16, even if he puts in a late gallop and finishes among the medals at these competitions

Badminton Asia Team Championships: Lakshya Sen stuns Jonathan Christie but Indian men's team lose in semi-finals
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Badminton Asia Team Championships: Lakshya Sen stuns Jonathan Christie but Indian men's team lose in semi-finals

Lakshya, who had a stellar run in 2019 with five titles, showed his prowess during his straight-game win over Jonatan, who is one of the top medal contenders at the Olympic Games.

Badminton Asia Team Championships: India finish second in group after men's team lose to Malaysia, face Thailand in quarters
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Badminton Asia Team Championships: India finish second in group after men's team lose to Malaysia, face Thailand in quarters

Kidambi Srikanth was the only shuttler to register a win as world no. 11 B Sai Praneeth and HS Prannoy too went down in the other singles in straight games at the Rizal Memorial Sports Complex.

Badminton Asia Team Championships 2020: Indian men given another chance for Olympics qualification, women opt out after coronavirus scare
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Badminton Asia Team Championships 2020: Indian men given another chance for Olympics qualification, women opt out after coronavirus scare

The India men’s squad comprising of World Championships bronze medallist B Sai Praneeth, and Kidambi Srikanth, HS Prannoy, Subhankar Dey, Lakshya Sen, Satwiksairaj Rankireddy, Chirag Shetty, Dhruv Kapila and MR Arjun have landed in Manila

Badminton Asia Team Championships 2020: Full strength men's squad to lead India's charge, women sit out due to Coronavirus threat — everything you need to know
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Badminton Asia Team Championships 2020: Full strength men's squad to lead India's charge, women sit out due to Coronavirus threat — everything you need to know

Here is everything you need to know about the third edition of the Badminton Asia Team Championships that will be played in Manila, Philippines.

PBL 2020: Satwiksairaj Rankireddy, Jessica Pugh win mixed doubles match-up to send Chennai Superstarz into semi-finals
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PBL 2020: Satwiksairaj Rankireddy, Jessica Pugh win mixed doubles match-up to send Chennai Superstarz into semi-finals

The enthralling tie went down to the wire and was decided only in the fifth rubber when Chennai's Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and his mixed doubles partner Jessica Pugh beat Awadhe's Christinna Pedersen and Ko Sung Hyun 15-11, 13-15, 15-14 at the GMC Balayogi SATS Indoor Stadium