According to the badminton player, her ‘Ammamma’ (mother’s mother in Telugu) passed away on the eve of the Chinese New Year.
Praneeth’s result came on Monday and he will now be in the hospital for at least 10 days.
The league, which attracts top international badminton players every year, cited international travel restrictions as the main reason for the postponement.
The Tokyo Olympics, which were slated to be held in July-August this year, had to be postponed to summer of 2021 due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Olympic silver-medallist PV Sindhu took to Twitter and announced her retirement today at the age of 25. Know details here.
BWF Secretary General Thomas Lund said: “These decisions to cancel tournaments are made in the best interest of the health of the players, spectators, volunteers and member associations.”
Badminton Association of India (BAI) President Himanta Biswa Sarma has been elected the Vice President of the Badminton Asia Council (BAC). The 50-year-old got 35 votes from a total of 40 polled on Saturday. “The BAI President is making his foray in the continental committee and we are sure it[Read More…]
Singapore: Saina Nehwal’s disappointing show continued at the Singapore Open as the shuttler crashed out of the tournament while PV Sindhu entered the semi-finals here on Friday. Saina lost in straight games 8-21, 13-21 in the 36-minute affair to Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara, who was in her top form and the[Read More…]
Mumbai: Actress Parineeti Chopra has been devoting two hours daily to watch match footage and public appearance videos of Saina Nehwal to get into the mind of the ace badminton player. The “Ishaqzaade” actress has been prepping intensely for the character to ensure she is able to get Nehwal’s mannerisms[Read More…]
Kuala Lumpur: Ace India shuttler P.V. Sindhu was knocked out of the 2019 Malaysia Open as she lost in straight sets to South Korea’s Sung Ji Hyun in the second round here on Thursday. After a tight first game, Sindhu failed to put up a fight in the second as[Read More…]
Jakarta: Indian star shuttlers Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth and P.V. Sindhu won their respective matches to enter the quarter-finals in the Indonesia Masters here on Thursday. While Saina outplayed local girl Fitriani Fitriani in straight sets 21-17, 21-15, Sindhu defeated home shuttler Gregoria Mariska Tunjung 23-21, 21-7 in 37 minutes[Read More…]
Kuala Lumpur: India’s campaign in the Malaysia Masters 2019 ended after London Olympics bronze medallist Saina Nehwal went down in straight games 16-21, 13-21 to reigning Olympic champion Carolina Marin of Spain, in the women’s singles semi-finals here on Saturday. The Indian started on an aggressive note, racing to a[Read More…]
Ace shuttler PV Sindhu feels that in foreign countries there is a lot of respect towards woman as compared to India and women should not be ashamed of the sexual harassment they have faced rather they should come forward and speak about it. On Friday, 18 January, speaking at ‘SH(OUT)[Read More…]
Saina Nehwal imposed a hard-fought straight-game win over former world champion Nozomi Okuhara of Japan to enter the women’s singles semifinals of the Malaysia Masters in Kuala Lumpur on Friday. The match lasted for 48-minutes. Seventh-seeded Saina made a 9-4 head-to-head record against Okuhara on Friday. Saina fought back from 9-15 and[Read More…]
Bangalore, After an enthralling league stage which witnessed some power-packed action, the Premier Badminton League (PBL) has narrowed down to the top four teams who will be battling it out in the semi-finals to get a step closer to the coveted trophy. While the first semi-final will be played between[Read More…]
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysian badminton legend Lee Chong Wei took to the badminton court on Monday for the first time after a six-month lay-off. Lee, who was diagnosed with early stage nose cancer in July last year, said he would focus on recovering his muscle mass which had been lost after[Read More…]
By Gaurav Sharma New Delhi: Indian badminton continued to move northwards in 2018, especially the women’s singles players — P.V. Sindhu and veteran Saina Nehwal — as they dished out one stunning performance after another. While Sindhu extended her status as India’s leading shuttler and shrugged off the ‘choker’ tag[Read More…]
India’s hope at the BWF World Tour Finals in Guangzhou, Sindhu entered the last two of the tournament after she registered a straight two game victory against Ratchanok Intanon. The racquet-eer made her way to the second successive final at the event after beating the World Number 8 Thai shuttler.[Read More…]
Kuala Lumpu: Malaysian badminton legend Lee Chong Wei is expected to begin training in December, the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) said on Wednesday. Ng Chin Chai, general secretary of the Badminton Association of Malaysia told the press that Lee was expected to be back on court within two weeks pending[Read More…]