BWF World Championships 2019: HS Prannoy leaves Lin Dan gasping for breath, regains old touch with win over familiar foe
HS Prannoy beat the highly-decorated Chinese Lin Dan 21-11, 13-21, 21-7 which brings his head to head record against the five-time world champion at 3-2
All England Championships: Revisiting Pullela Gopichand’s unexpected 2001 triumph which sparked Indian badminton's rise
Thus it was that March 11, 2001, went down as a red-letter day in the annals of Indian badminton – a day on which Pullela Gopichand showed the world that the country was capable of producing shuttlers who were second to none.
Year in review 2017: Danish shuttler Viktor Axelsen emerges as world-beater with clear focus on fitness
Apart from the sudden rise of Indian shuttlers in the men's singles circuit, 2017 showed glimpses of a potential world-beater in Axelsen.
Kidambi Srikanth, Viktor Axelsen's flourish shows competition in men's singles badminton is wide open
The absence of the Lee Chong Wei-Lin Dan domination on the men's singles circuit has opened the gate for Kidambi Srikanth and Viktor Axelsen to shine in major tournaments.
Lin Dan and Lee Chong Wei fight fiercely on the court, but their off-court relationship brims with mutual admiration and respect.
PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth's performances key to India's emergence as badminton powerhouse, says Peter Gade
Peter Gade feels one among Sindhu or Srikanth may go on to win the All England title in their respective categories.
French Open Superseries: Kidambi Srikanth's Peter Gade-like approach stands out in title-winning spree
Kidambi Srikanth extended his dream run by bagging yet another Superseries title in what was his fifth Superseries final of the calendar year.
Japan Open Superseries: In-form Viktor Axelsen could prove to be handful for 6-time winner Lee Chong Wei
Having maintained a 100 percent record in the competition with straight-game wins en route to final, world champion Viktor Axelsen has become the man to beat.
Bulgaria Open: Lakshya Sen clinches title after hard fought victory against Croatia's Zvonimir Durkinjak
Young Indian shuttler Lakshya Sen on Thursday clinched the Bulgaria Open International Series title after notching up a hard-fought win over Croatia's Zvonimir Durkinjak in the men's singles final in Sofia, Bulgaria.
Talented shuttler Lakshya Sen on Wednesday dished out a gritty performance against Poland's Michal Rogalski to advance to the semifinals of the Bulgaria Open International Series at Sofia in Bulgaria.
Gade will make one final appearance in front of his home crowd when he takes on Olympic champion Lin Dan in Copenhagen in December as a curtain-raiser for the Danish Masters tournament.
After his exit from the French Open badminton tournament, Sourabh told Firstpost that he is now concentrating his efforts on the three upcoming tournaments in Hong Kong, Macau and India.
For two decades, seeing Chinese shuttlers come and go, from Dong Jiong to Xia Xuanze to Lin Dan, Gade was on his lonely crusade.