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Indian shuttler Prajakta Sawant questions selection of team for South Asian Games, BAI denies any favouritism
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Indian shuttler Prajakta Sawant questions selection of team for South Asian Games, BAI denies any favouritism

Doubles player Prajakta Sawant slammed the selection of the Indian badminton team for the South Asian Games (SAG) in Nepal, saying players who don't even feature in the domestic tournaments have been picked for the regional multi-sporting event

PBL 2018-19: Pune 7 Aces aim to make spectacular debut with strong lineup led by World Championship winner Carolina Marin
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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.

World Badminton Championships 2018: India off to a great start as seven out of eight contestants progress into second round
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World Badminton Championships 2018: India off to a great start as seven out of eight contestants progress into second round

India’s shuttlers could hardly have asked for a better opening day to their campaign in the 2018 World Badminton Championships as two of their men’s singles exponents and five doubles combinations vaulted their opening hurdles with elan.

World Badminton Championships 2018: HS Prannoy, Manu Attri-B Sumeeth Reddy off to winning start, advance to second round
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World Badminton Championships 2018: HS Prannoy, Manu Attri-B Sumeeth Reddy off to winning start, advance to second round

Indians have fared well overall in the opening rounds of the Badminton World Championships. with HS Prannoy and the pairing of Manu Attri and B Sumeeth Reddy going through to the next round.

Asia Badminton Team Championships: PV Sindhu’s win sole redeeming feature for women; Indian men beaten by Indonesia
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Asia Badminton Team Championships: PV Sindhu’s win sole redeeming feature for women; Indian men beaten by Indonesia

Indian women, led by PV Sindhu, play Indonesia in the quarter-finals of the Asia Team Championships.

Asia Badminton Team Championships: PV Sindhu leads India to hard-fought win in Saina Nehwal's absence
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Asia Badminton Team Championships: PV Sindhu leads India to hard-fought win in Saina Nehwal's absence

With Saina Nehwal pulling out of the tournament citing a groin injury, Sindhu proved her mettle as she first claimed the singles match and then combined with N Sikki Reddy to win the second doubles game.

Malaysia Masters 2018: Indian shuttlers begin international season on a dismal note
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Malaysia Masters 2018: Indian shuttlers begin international season on a dismal note

It was a dismal start to the international calendar for most Indians as they failed to cross the opening hurdle.

PBL 2018: Saina Nehwal, Parupalli Kashyap script Awadhe Warriors' victory over North Eastern Warriors
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PBL 2018: Saina Nehwal, Parupalli Kashyap script Awadhe Warriors' victory over North Eastern Warriors

Saina, who clinched her 2010 Commonwealth Games gold medal at the same venue, continued her love affair at the Siri Fort Sports Complex with a 6-15, 15-13, 15-13 triumph over Li

PBL 2018: HS Prannoy, Tai Tzu Ying help Ahmedabad Smash Masters thrash North Eastern Warriors
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PBL 2018: HS Prannoy, Tai Tzu Ying help Ahmedabad Smash Masters thrash North Eastern Warriors

Indian shuttlers HS Prannoy, Sourabh Verma and World No 1 Tai Tzu Ying of Chinese Taipei won their respectively singles matches to help Ahmedabad Smash Masters thrash North Eastern Warriors' 4-1 in the Premier Badminton League (PBL) in Guwahati on Tuesday.

Vietnam Open GP: Pardeshi Shreyanshi, Vrushali Gummadi reach quarter-finals; Rahul Yadav bows out
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Vietnam Open GP: Pardeshi Shreyanshi, Vrushali Gummadi reach quarter-finals; Rahul Yadav bows out

Young Indian shuttlers Pardeshi Shreyanshi and Vrushali Gummadi reached the pre- quarterfinals of the women's singles competition at the Vietnam Open Grand Prix on Wednesday

New Zealand GPG: HS Prannoy, Parupalli Kashyap among big-name Indian shuttlers to breeze through
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New Zealand GPG: HS Prannoy, Parupalli Kashyap among big-name Indian shuttlers to breeze through

After the shock of losing the men’s singles second seed, Ajay Jayaram, on the very first day, the New Zealand GPG moved into a more predictable pattern on Wednesday, with ranked players in both the men’s and women’s singles progressing to the pre-quarter-final stage without mishap.

Thailand GPG 2017: Saina Nehwal, Sai Praneeth sole Indian survivors as other Indians bite the dust
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Thailand GPG 2017: Saina Nehwal, Sai Praneeth sole Indian survivors as other Indians bite the dust

Saina Nehwal, who slid to a Badminton World Federation (BWF) ranking of 11, following her gradual recovery from a career-threatening knee injury at the 2016 Rio Olympics last August, slipped comfortably into the quarter-finals of the women’s singles.

PBL 2017: Awadhe Warriors finish top of the pile despite loss to Chennai Smashers
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PBL 2017: Awadhe Warriors finish top of the pile despite loss to Chennai Smashers

Parupalli Kashyap and the mixed doubles pair of Chris Adcock and Gabrielle Adcock helped Chennai Smashers get past Awadhe Warriors 4-3 in a Premier Badminton League in Bengaluru on Wednesday.

Bitburger Open: Brothers Sourabh and Sameer Verma advance to quarters in singles competition
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Bitburger Open: Brothers Sourabh and Sameer Verma advance to quarters in singles competition

The Verma brothers -- Sourabh and Sameer -- notched up straight-game wins to advance to the quarters of the men's singles competition at the Bitburger Open.

HC directs BAI to accept Sawant's entry for Nationals
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HC directs BAI to accept Sawant's entry for Nationals

In a reprieve to shuttler Prajakta Sawant, the Bombay High Court today directed the Badminton Association of India (BAI) to accept her entry for the upcoming national tournament to be held in Delhi.

Gutta-Prajakta fail to qualify for Singapore Super Series main draw
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Gutta-Prajakta fail to qualify for Singapore Super Series main draw

Prajakta, who plays with Mohd Razif Abdul Latif of Malaysia in the mixed doubles category, lost 16-21 20-22 to Singaporean combo of Zhao Jiang Terry Yeo and Lei Yao to crash out of the tournament.

Ponnappa brings an end to badminton partnership with Jwala
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Ponnappa brings an end to badminton partnership with Jwala

The Jwala-Ashwini are the only Indian duo to have won a medal at the World Championships in England. They also struck gold during the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi.

HC expresses displeasure over refusal of visa to Prajakta
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HC expresses displeasure over refusal of visa to Prajakta

Last week, Sawant's lawyer Piyush Shah informed the court that she has been refused visa by the UK Embassy for her trip to participate in the All England Open Championship.

Why Gopichand should choose his academy over National Coach
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Why Gopichand should choose his academy over National Coach

It is also strange that Gopi's twin positions are being called a conflict of interest so late in the day. Gopi's academy has been in existence since 2004 and predates his appointment as the national coach by two years.

Gopichand running private academy is ethically wrong: HC
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Gopichand running private academy is ethically wrong: HC

The court observed this while hearing a petition filed by Prajakta Sawant, who had alleged mental harassment by Gopichand after she was refused entry to a National Coaching Camp.