With just a day remaining for the start of the main round of the All England Championships, Indian badminton star Saina Nehwal took to social media to express her dismay at being kept quarantined in her hotel room in Birmingham for over two days
Lakshya achieved the feat by winning the title at the Bangladesh International Challenge on Sunday, his fifth of the year in last seven tournaments.
BWF China Open 2019: Saina Nehwal loses in opening clash; Parupalli Kashyap, B Sai Praneeth advance to second round
Olympic bronze-medallist Saina Nehwal crashed out of China Open in Fuzhou on Wednesday following a straight-game opening-round defeat to local favourite Cai Yan Yan.
Japan Open 2019: Defending champion Kento Momota brushes aside Jonatan Christie; Akane Yamaguchi eases past Nozomi Okuhara
Fourth-seeded Akane Yamaguchi, however, was her usual phlegmatic self, not allowing even a flicker of satisfaction to touch her poker-faced visage after completing a 21-13, 21-15 hatchet job
Indonesia Masters 2019: Kidambi Srikanth gets challenging draw; PV Sindhu-Carolina Marin quarter-final clash on cards
Srikanth’s first opponent in the competition is Malaysia’s 43rd ranked Chong Wei Feng, who earned a last-minute promotion from the qualifying draw.
PBL 2018-19: Sourabh Verma, Kirsty Gilmour guide Ahmedabad Smash Masters to 4-3 win over Bengaluru Raptors
Sourabh Verma and Kristy Gilmour played key roles as Ahmedabad Smash Masters continued their unbeaten run with a thrilling 4-3 win over Bengaluru Raptors in the fourth Premier Badminton League
PBL 2018-19: Viktor Axelsen-led Ahmedabad Smash Masters will bank on balanced squad in bid to win coveted crown
With a very balanced squad depth, Ahmedabad aims to go full throttle in their bid to seal their maiden PBL trophy.
Highlights, Denmark Open 2018 results: Saina Nehwal beats Nozomi Okuhara to enter semis; Kidambi Srikanth wins
Catch the live scores and updates of the quarter-final matches at the Denmark Open as Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth and Sameer Verma eye place in the semi-finals.
China Open 2018: PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth through to quarter-finals with hard-fought wins; doubles teams crash out
Third seed Sindhu bounced back after losing a close first game to record a 21-23 21-13 21-18 win in her second round women's singles match.
Asian Games 2018: India had historic outing in Indonesia, but now is time to reflect on what remains to be achieved
From javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra’s truly world class effort and a surprising but well-deserved bronze medals from the table tennis squad headlined the most successful Indian campaign in Asian Games history
Srikanth, now ranked five, was placed seventh before the Malaysia Open, where he lost his last-four clash to the reigning Asian champion Kento Momota.
Thomas and Uber Cup: With likes of Kidambi Srikanth and PV Sindhu missing, Indian shuttlers face Herculean task
In the absence of Kidambi Srikanth, PV Sindhu, Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and N Sikki Reddy, the chances of Indian shuttlers progressing beyond the quarter-final stage in Thomas or Uber Cup seem remote.
CWG 2018 medallist Ashwini Ponnappa had serious self-doubts about playing badminton post-2016 Rio Olympics
Ashwini Ponnappa said: "It is nice to get all the acknowledgement now but it has not been easy. After 2016 Rio Games, I started doubting myself. There was no power in my smashes, I couldn't hit as harder I did earlier, it was just not working."
Commonwealth Games 2018: India's best-ever medal haul gives hope for better results at Asian Games, Thomas-Uber Cup
India's all-round strength is bound to lead to better results for the country in the prestigious Thomas and Uber Cup team events later this year, and in the Asian Games, where the opposition would be substantially stronger
Commonwealth Games 2018: Ashwini Ponnappa leads by example to shepherd Satwiksairaj Rankireddy, Sikki Reddy
The way Ashwini Ponnappa refused to be bogged down by the occasion and the opponent's higher rank during the mixed team event at the Commonwealth Games 2018 indicated that she had now taken the role of a mentor on the court.
India's Sanjita Chanu wins gold, Deepak Lather claims bronze medal at 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast
Here are the best moments from Day 2 of the Commonwealth Games at Gold Coast as India's Sanjita Chanu and Deepak Lather claim gold and bronze respectively.
Commonwealth Games 2018: Indian badminton unit thump Scotland 5-0 in mixed team event to enter quarterfinals
India topped Group A as the likes of Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth led the country's dominance at the Carrara Sports and Leisure Centre.
Highlights, Commonwealth Games 2018 Gold Coast: Weightlifters Mirabai Chanu, P Gururaja bring India glory on Day 1
Catch all the latest updates from Day 1 of the 2018 Commonwealth Games at Gold Coast.
Commonwealth Games 2018: Ashwini Ponnappa looks to add third medal, this time with new partner Sikki Reddy
Sikki, a southpaw similar to Jwala, is making her debut at the Commonwealth Games alongside the experienced Ashwini who has got two medals in her kitty.
All England Open 2018: Kidambi Srikanth, Chirag Shetty lash out at 'ridiculous' umpiring after suffering narrow defeats
Star shuttler Kidambi Srikanth was disappointed after being called for a series of what he termed "ridiculous" service faults during his pre-quarterfinal match against China's Huang Yuxiang at the All England Championship.