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Denmark Open 2021: Lakshya Sen wins; Saina Nehwal, HS Prannoy, P Kashyap eliminated
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Denmark Open 2021: Lakshya Sen wins; Saina Nehwal, HS Prannoy, P Kashyap eliminated

Lakshya, who had finished runners-up at Dutch Open last Sunday, dished out a superb performance to outclass national champion Sourabh 21-9, 21-7 in 26 minutes.

Prakash Padukone’s commandments: Focus on results, not rankings; find youngsters who are physically gifted
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Prakash Padukone’s commandments: Focus on results, not rankings; find youngsters who are physically gifted

Prakash Padukone’s commandments for Indian badminton: Focus on results, not rankings; find youngsters who are physically gifted; hire full-time professionals to work at BAI.

Denmark Open: PV Sindhu returns to action after Olympics, Saina Nehwal aims for good outing
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Denmark Open: PV Sindhu returns to action after Olympics, Saina Nehwal aims for good outing

Denmark Open also restarts the BWF World Tour following a suspension due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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

Uber Cup 2021: Indian women beat Spain 3-2 in opener despite Saina Nehwal's injury
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Uber Cup 2021: Indian women beat Spain 3-2 in opener despite Saina Nehwal's injury

Saina Nehwal had to concede her match after losing the first game 20-22 against Spain's Clara Azurmendi as she developed discomfort in her groin area.

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: New-look Indian team aims to punch above its weight
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Sudirman Cup 2021: New-look Indian team aims to punch above its weight

India have been drawn in Group A alongside defending champions China, three-time semi-finalists Thailand and hosts Finland in the BWF tournament, which comprises two singles and three doubles matches in a tie.

Narendra Modi turns 71: Current and former sportspersons share wishes on Twitter
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Narendra Modi turns 71: Current and former sportspersons share wishes on Twitter

The likes of VVS Laxman, Saina Nehwal, Mirabai Chanu and many other prominent sportspersons also took to Twitter to share their wishes with the PM.

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.

Sudirman Cup: India draws with top seeded reigning champions China as well as Thailand and Finland
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Sudirman Cup: India draws with top seeded reigning champions China as well as Thailand and Finland

The prestigious World Mixed Team Championship is scheduled to be held in Vantaa, Finland from 26 September to 3 October.

Saina Nehwal congratulates Yogi Adityanath on BJP win in local polls; RLD chief calls her 'sarkari shuttler'
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Saina Nehwal congratulates Yogi Adityanath on BJP win in local polls; RLD chief calls her 'sarkari shuttler'

The BJP on Saturday claimed to have swept the elections to the posts of the district panchayat chief even as the SP alleged that the ruling party "kidnapped" voters and used "force" to stop them from voting.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Dr Dinshaw Pardiwala helps India's top athletes when they're at their most vulnerable
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Dr Dinshaw Pardiwala helps India's top athletes when they're at their most vulnerable

Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra's elbow in 2019. Boxer Manish Kaushik's bicep in June 2020. Wrestler Vinesh Phogat's knee after Rio 2016. Dr Dinshaw Pardiwala has operated on many of India's Tokyo 2020 medal hopefuls besides many of India's sports legends.

Saina Nehwal can target specific tournaments to prolong career, says ex-India coach Vimal Kumar
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Saina Nehwal can target specific tournaments to prolong career, says ex-India coach Vimal Kumar

Battling injuries and indifferent form, Saina, 31, couldn't make her fourth Olympics after the sport's governing body, BWF, cancelled the last three qualifiers due to the pandemic.

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.