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BWF China Open 2019: Lin Dan vows to fight for Olympic qualification till the end despite suffering eighth first-round loss of season
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BWF China Open 2019: Lin Dan vows to fight for Olympic qualification till the end despite suffering eighth first-round loss of season

Lin, who earned the nickname 'Super Dan' during his pomp, has always said that he wanted to end his career with another tilt at Games gold

Indonesia Open 2019: Chance for India's out-of-form shuttlers to redeem themselves; Kidambi Srikanth favoured to reach semi-finals
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Indonesia Open 2019: Chance for India's out-of-form shuttlers to redeem themselves; Kidambi Srikanth favoured to reach semi-finals

The prolonged horror patch of form that the country's top shuttlers, virtually without exception, have gone through in the past 18 months has seen them produce results that would leave the erstwhile world-beaters shame-faced and downcast.

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.

Badminton World Federation’s punishing schedule is taking toll on top players' fitness ahead of 2020 Tokyo Olympics
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Badminton World Federation’s punishing schedule is taking toll on top players' fitness ahead of 2020 Tokyo Olympics

The BWF did not benefit from the experience of the 2018 season, and has once again produced a 2019 calendar that is jampacked with tournaments in different parts of the globe

Malaysia Masters 2019: Saina Nehwal bundles out Nozomi Okuhara; Kidambi Srikanth bows out against fitter Son Wan Ho
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Malaysia Masters 2019: Saina Nehwal bundles out Nozomi Okuhara; Kidambi Srikanth bows out against fitter Son Wan Ho

Pedigree will not be denied. Nor will indomitable spirit. Every time someone writes Saina Nehwal off, she has made it a habit of bouncing right back and cocking a snook at her detractor.

Malaysia Masters 2019: Kidambi Srikanth, Saina Nehwal advanvce to quarter-finals in contrasting styles; Parupalli Kashyap crashes out
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Malaysia Masters 2019: Kidambi Srikanth, Saina Nehwal advanvce to quarter-finals in contrasting styles; Parupalli Kashyap crashes out

Saina faces a potentially exhausting experience in her last-eight clash on Friday against second-seeded Nozomi Okuhara, the 2017 world champion, even though her own fitness levels have improved significantly in recent months.

PBL 2018-19: Kidambi Srikanth combines with Sai Praneeth to help Bengaluru Raptors beat Awadhe Warriors in semi-final
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PBL 2018-19: Kidambi Srikanth combines with Sai Praneeth to help Bengaluru Raptors beat Awadhe Warriors in semi-final

The unbeaten Kidambi Srikanth combined with Sai Praneeth to guide Bengaluru Raptors to a win over Awadhe Warriors in the first semi-final of the Premier Badminton League on Friday.

PBL 2018-19: Son Wan-ho beats Rajiv Ouseph as Awadhe Warriors edge past Chennai Smashers in hard-fought encounter
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PBL 2018-19: Son Wan-ho beats Rajiv Ouseph as Awadhe Warriors edge past Chennai Smashers in hard-fought encounter

With the four points that the Warriors earned from Monday's match, they have now moved up to the second position with 20 points. The top position in the leaderboard is still held by the defending champions Hyderabad Hunters.

PBL 2018-19: Son Wan-ho beats Viktor Axelsen as Awadhe Warriors thump Ahmedabad Smash Masters
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PBL 2018-19: Son Wan-ho beats Viktor Axelsen as Awadhe Warriors thump Ahmedabad Smash Masters

Axelsen looked much more settled in the second game and built a 6-1 lead. Son did come back to within three points of the Dane but his unforced errors allowed Axelsen to grab the game 15-8.

PBL 2018-19: Pune 7 Aces lose to Awadhe Warriors despite Carolina Marin, Lakshya Sen's straight games win
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PBL 2018-19: Pune 7 Aces lose to Awadhe Warriors despite Carolina Marin, Lakshya Sen's straight games win

Marin's match was Pune's trump match and her win meant that their side got the much-needed two points. Marin, who had lost her first game of the tournament against PV Sindhu, was under pressure to perform.

BWF World Tour Finals: World champion Kento Momoto storms into semi-finals with clinical victory against Tommy Sugiarto
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BWF World Tour Finals: World champion Kento Momoto storms into semi-finals with clinical victory against Tommy Sugiarto

Japan's Kento Momota, the man to beat, will be a strong favourite against South Korea's Son Wan-ho in their semi-final battle in the BWF Tour Finals later this week

BWF World Tour Finals: PV Sindhu comes from behind to bag shock victory against top-ranked Tai Tzu Ying
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BWF World Tour Finals: PV Sindhu comes from behind to bag shock victory against top-ranked Tai Tzu Ying

PV Sindhu, a silver medallist at the Rio Olympics in 2016, faces Zhang Beiwen of the United States on Friday looking to make it three wins out of three in Group A.

PBL 2018-19: With Ashwini Ponnappa, Son Wan Ho in their ranks, two-time semi-finalsist Awadhe Warriors eye maiden title
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PBL 2018-19: With Ashwini Ponnappa, Son Wan Ho in their ranks, two-time semi-finalsist Awadhe Warriors eye maiden title

Two-time PBL semi-finalists, the Sahara Adventure Sports Ltd (Mr. Abhijeet Sarkar) owned Awadhe Warriors will look to secure their maiden title

Hong Kong Open: Son Wan Ho back to his best as he clinches title; Nozomi Okuhara downs Ratchanok Intanon in final
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Hong Kong Open: Son Wan Ho back to his best as he clinches title; Nozomi Okuhara downs Ratchanok Intanon in final

Son Wan Ho and Kenta Nishimoto engaged each other in innumerable, interminable rallies over an hour and a half, thinking nothing of covering several kilometres of court in their effort at outlasting their antagonist.

Hong Kong Open: Son Wan-ho wins first title since 2016; Nozomi Okuhara beats Ratchanok Intanon in hard-fought victory
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Hong Kong Open: Son Wan-ho wins first title since 2016; Nozomi Okuhara beats Ratchanok Intanon in hard-fought victory

Sixth seed Son Wan-ho, who stunned Japanese world number one Kento Momota in the semis, yielded 12 points in a row in the first game before finding his form after the first break to win 14-21, 21-17, 21-13 in 89 minutes

Hong Kong Open 2018: Son Wan Ho battles past top seed Kento Momota to enter first World Tour men's singles final
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Hong Kong Open 2018: Son Wan Ho battles past top seed Kento Momota to enter first World Tour men's singles final

Top-ranked Kento Momota was sent packing from the Hong Kong Open Saturday after a stunning semi-final loss to South Korean Son Wan Ho

World Championships 2018: India's PV Sindhu draws potential Nozomi Okuhara clash in quarter-finals
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World Championships 2018: India's PV Sindhu draws potential Nozomi Okuhara clash in quarter-finals

Memories of Sindhu and Okuhara battling in one of the greatest matches of all time during the summit clash in Glasgow last year is still fresh in the minds of badminton aficionados.

Thomas Cup: Shuttler B Sai Praneeth believes India can return with medal from tournament
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Thomas Cup: Shuttler B Sai Praneeth believes India can return with medal from tournament

India will be fielding a young team at the prestigious Thomas Cup Final, but B Sai Praneeth believes they have the firepower to not only reach the knockout stage, but also return with a medal.

All England Open 2018: Lin Dan to fight for 7th title against compatriot Shi Yuqi; Tai Tzu Ying beats Chen Yufei in semis
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All England Open 2018: Lin Dan to fight for 7th title against compatriot Shi Yuqi; Tai Tzu Ying beats Chen Yufei in semis

Lin Dan closed in on a seventh men's singles title at the Badminton All-England Open championships when he reached Sunday's final with a 21-14, 13-21, 21-11 victory over Chinese compatriot Huang Yuxiang.

All England Open 2018: HS Prannoy squanders massive lead to lose quarter-final; Lin Dan gets past Lee Chong Wei
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All England Open 2018: HS Prannoy squanders massive lead to lose quarter-final; Lin Dan gets past Lee Chong Wei

HS Prannoy allowed nerves to get the better of him and lapsed into unforced errors as he blew a 16-10 lead to eventually lose to China's Huang Yuxiang.