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BWF World Tour Finals: Carolina Marin guns for title after ending Pornpawee Chochuwong's run
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BWF World Tour Finals: Carolina Marin guns for title after ending Pornpawee Chochuwong's run

Spain's Marin — winner of back-to-back titles for the past fortnight — is gunning for a hat-trick of victories in Sunday's final.

BWF World Tour Finals: Kidambi Srikanth’s vastly improved showing gives hope; PV Sindhu disappoints again
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BWF World Tour Finals: Kidambi Srikanth’s vastly improved showing gives hope; PV Sindhu disappoints again

PV Sindhu must tailor her training before the Tokyo Olympics towards improving her agility and speed of foot, to complement her power.

BWF World Tour Finals: PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth virtually knocked out after back-to-back defeats
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BWF World Tour Finals: PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth virtually knocked out after back-to-back defeats

A week ago, Sindhu had suffered a demoralising defeat to Ratchanok Intanon and there was no change of fate for the world champion this time too as she went down 18-21, 13-21 to the third seeded Thai.

BWF World Tour Finals: PV Sindhu drawn with World No 1 Tai Tzu-ying, local favourite Ratchanok Intanon
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BWF World Tour Finals: PV Sindhu drawn with World No 1 Tai Tzu-ying, local favourite Ratchanok Intanon

Tai, former world champion Ratchanok and Olympic silver-medallist Sindhu were grouped together with Thailand's Pornpawee Chochuwong for the round-robin stage of the biosecure tournament in Bangkok.

Thailand Open Super 1000: PV Sindhu, Sameer Verma suffer defeats; Satwiksairaj Rankireddy-Ashwini Ponappa pair enters semi-finals
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Thailand Open Super 1000: PV Sindhu, Sameer Verma suffer defeats; Satwiksairaj Rankireddy-Ashwini Ponappa pair enters semi-finals

The unseeded Indian pair toiled hard for one hour and 15 minutes to beat their world no. 6 Malaysian opponents 18-21, 24-22, 22-20 in a nail-biting quarterfinal duel.

Badminton in 2019, Part 2: PV Sindhu’s World Championship triumph sole redeeming feature of forgettable year for India
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Badminton in 2019, Part 2: PV Sindhu’s World Championship triumph sole redeeming feature of forgettable year for India

Sindhu ended 2019 at the sixth spot in the Badminton World Federation rankings, with 72,914 points from participation in 18 World Tour tournaments, with her sole title coming at the World Championships

BWF World Tour 2019 Finals: PV Sindhu's record in top-tier tournaments gives her edge as she aims to end inconsistent year with title
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BWF World Tour 2019 Finals: PV Sindhu's record in top-tier tournaments gives her edge as she aims to end inconsistent year with title

In 2018, PV Sindhu became the first Indian to win the season-ending World Tour Finals. She enters this edition as the World Champion to go with it.

Hong Kong Open: Home favourite Lee Cheuk Yiu caps off stunning run to finals with three-sets win over Anthony Ginting for first major title
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Hong Kong Open: Home favourite Lee Cheuk Yiu caps off stunning run to finals with three-sets win over Anthony Ginting for first major title

Lee's title run, which includes surprise wins over Denmark's Viktor Axelsen and Kidambi Srikanth of India in the quarter and semi-final, comes after he appeared to show support for the protesters

BWF French Open 2019: An Se Young sends strongest message to date that she's a raging new talent in the shuttle firmament
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BWF French Open 2019: An Se Young sends strongest message to date that she's a raging new talent in the shuttle firmament

An Se Young appears indefatigable, is swift and decisive with her footwork, has a virtually impregnable defence, and an arsenal of accurate strokes.

Thai badminton star Ratchanok Intanon cleared of doping by BWF as tests linked to meat
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Thai badminton star Ratchanok Intanon cleared of doping by BWF as tests linked to meat

Badminton World Federation (BWF) said the women's world number 5 Ratchanok Intanon was found to be in violation of anti-doping regulations earlier this year

PV Sindhu's road to Tokyo 2020 gold gets tricky with Carolina Marin's incredible resurgence from dreadful knee injury
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PV Sindhu's road to Tokyo 2020 gold gets tricky with Carolina Marin's incredible resurgence from dreadful knee injury

Carolina Marin’s amazing resurgence spells bad news for recently-crowned world champion PV Sindhu's chances of converting the colour of her Olympic medal from silver at Rio 2016 into gold at Tokyo next year.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: PV Sindhu needs to evolve, add new thinking to armoury for success at Games, says coach Pullela Gopichand
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: PV Sindhu needs to evolve, add new thinking to armoury for success at Games, says coach Pullela Gopichand

Gopichand said that Sindhu will be one of the top contenders for the Olympic Gold but will also be a target with competitors having a year to plan against her

Sudirman Cup 2019: Ratchanok Intanon-led Thailand outsmart South Korea; China down Denmark in lopsided contest
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Sudirman Cup 2019: Ratchanok Intanon-led Thailand outsmart South Korea; China down Denmark in lopsided contest

The 2-1 tie score for Thailand set the stage for Intanon’s heroine act that propelled her nation into the penultimate round, to be played on Saturday.

India Open 2019: Viktor Axelsen outplays Kidambi Srikanth to win 2nd title; Ratchanok Intanon claims women's singles crown
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India Open 2019: Viktor Axelsen outplays Kidambi Srikanth to win 2nd title; Ratchanok Intanon claims women's singles crown

Danish giant Viktor Axelsen outplayed home favourite Kidambi Srikanth in straight games to clinch the India Open badminton title on Sunday

India Open 2019 final Match Highlights Score and updates: Viktor Axelsen saves two gamepoints against Kidambi Srikanth to clinch title
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India Open 2019 final Match Highlights Score and updates: Viktor Axelsen saves two gamepoints against Kidambi Srikanth to clinch title

Catch Live score and updates of 2019 India Open finals featuring men's singles clash between India's Kidambi Srikanth and Denmark's Viktor Axelsen

India Open 2019: PV Sindhu slips up twice as spirited He Bingjiao snatches final spot after remarkable comebacks
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India Open 2019: PV Sindhu slips up twice as spirited He Bingjiao snatches final spot after remarkable comebacks

He Bingjiao defeated PV Sindhu 23-21, 21-18 in 55 minutes to set up a final against Thailand's Ratchanok Intanon on Sunday

India Open 2019: Saina Nehwal seems more determined playing against me and PV Sindhu, says Ratchanok Intanon
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India Open 2019: Saina Nehwal seems more determined playing against me and PV Sindhu, says Ratchanok Intanon

Former world champion Ratchanok Intanon of Thailand says she needs to learn a trick or two from her gritty Indian rival Saina Nehwal, who always comes across more determined to win during their on-court duels.

India Open 2019: Ratchanok Intanon says she is wary of getting injured due to hectic schedule ahead of 2020 Tokyo Olympics
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India Open 2019: Ratchanok Intanon says she is wary of getting injured due to hectic schedule ahead of 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Ratchanok Intanon doesn't want to exert herself too much as she is wary of getting injured in an Olympic qualification year due to the hectic schedule.

India Open 2019: PV Sindhu puts trauma of faltering in crucial finals behind her to lead India's charge on home turf
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India Open 2019: PV Sindhu puts trauma of faltering in crucial finals behind her to lead India's charge on home turf

The absence of Yufei and Saina Nehwal provides an excellent opportunity to Sindhu to go deep in the tournament, though the presence of Thailand's Ratchanok Intanon and China's Beiwen Zhang will keep the 23-year-old on her toes.

All England Championships 2019: With favourites battling injuries and loss of form, first wide-open competition in years
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All England Championships 2019: With favourites battling injuries and loss of form, first wide-open competition in years

This year’s All England Championships 2019 at the Arena Birmingham appears unlikely to throw up any certainties for the winners’ rostrum. Shirish Nadkarni previews the #AllEngland2019