PV Sindhu

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PV Sindhu Stirs Controversy By Quitting National Camp of Olympics, Reaches London

PV Sindhu has quit the national camp for the Olympics and moved to London. Reportedly, the badminton player took the decision owing to personal reasons and is said to have informed the academy that she will be staying in England, the next 2 months. Sindhu's father has alleged that there was a lack of attention in training by Coach Pullela Gopichand. However, Sindhu has denied having any issues with her coach or institute.

Tue, 20 Oct 2020 - 12:03 PM / by Shivam Chandrashekhar Kulkarni

Tags: PV Sindhu, Badminton, Olympic, london

Srikanth Kidambi

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Kidambi Out of Denmark Open After Losing Quarterfinals

India's campaign at the Denmark Open came to an end on October 16 after the country's ace shuttler Kidambi Srikanth faced a loss against Taipei's Chou Tien Chen. The world number two defeated Srikanth 22-20, 13-21, 16-21 in a 61-minute quarterfinal at Odense. Reportedly, Srikanth will next appear for the Asia Tour which is scheduled for next January in Thailand.

Sat, 17 Oct 2020 - 05:04 PM / by Dharshana Vijayan

Tags: Badminton, Kidambi Srikanth, Denmark Open, Chou Tien Chen

Courtesy: The Times Of India

Kidambi Srikanth

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Denmark Open: Kidambi Srikanth Enters Second Round After Beating Toby Penty

Ace Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth defeated England's Toby Penty by 21-12, 21-18 in the first round of the Denmark Open Super 750 on October 14. Srikanth will now be facing either Subhankar Dey or Jason Anthony Ho-Shue in second round. Besides Srikanth, Lakshya Sen has also entered the second round of the tournament. Notably, the Super 750 is the only badminton event being played this year.

Wed, 14 Oct 2020 - 08:12 PM / by Dharshana Vijayan

Tags: Badminton, Denmark Open, Kidambi Srikanth, Covid-19

Courtesy: The Times of India

Ajay Jayaram

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Ajay Jayaram Stopped From Flying To Denmark For Badminton Series

Indian badminton player Ajay Jayaram on October 9 tweeted that he was restricted to board flight from Bangalore to Denmark for the upcoming Denmark Open Super Series. Despite carrying a valid visa and other essential documents, the player was not allowed to fly in British Airlines. He also urged the Sports Minister and the Prime Minister to take step in this regard. Reportedly, other Indian shuttlers have left to Denmark. 

Fri, 09 Oct 2020 - 06:32 PM / by Dharshana Vijayan

Tags: Ajay Jayaram, Denmark Open, British Airways, Badminton

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Badminton

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BWF World Tour 2020's Asian Leg Shifted to January 2021

The Badminton World Federation (BWF) shifted the Asian Leg of the World Tour 2020 to next year due to logistical complexities. The event, earlier planned to be held in Indonesia in November 2020, will now be held from January 13-24, 2021 in Thailand. Earlier, it postponed Thomas and Uber Cup since most teams withdrew. Further, the BWF officials stated that the delay would affect world rankings and 2021 tournament calendar.

Sun, 27 Sep 2020 - 03:24 PM / by Dharshana Vijayan

Tags: Asian Leg, BWF, Postpone, Covid-19, Badminton

Courtesy: ESPN

P V Sindhu

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Amid COVID Scare, PV Sindhu Decides Not to Play Denmark Open

World Champion PV Sindhu on September 17 withdrew from the upcoming Denmark Open. The 25-year-old expressed that it is too risky to travel all the way to Denmark for one match during the pandemic. However, the Olympic Silver medalist agreed to take part in the now postponed Thomas and Uber Cup Finals after the BAI President requested her. The Denmark Open is scheduled from October 13-18.

Thu, 17 Sep 2020 - 08:50 PM / by Dharshana Vijayan

Tags: PV Sindhu, Denmark Open, Badminton, Covid-19

Courtesy: ESPN

National Badminton Camp unlikely to proceed as planned

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Disagreements Between the Player & Authorities, Might Lead To Cancelation of NBC

The National Badminton Camp, scheduled from September 7 to 27, is unlikely to happen because of disagreements between the players and authorities. SAI wants the players to get quarantined for a week before getting on the ground but the players and the association are against this order as they claim they won't have enough time to prepare for the Thomas and Uber Cup in… read-more

Thu, 10 Sep 2020 - 09:31 AM / by Shivam Chandrashekhar Kulkarni

Tags: Badminton, Sports Authority of India, sports, Quarantine

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

PV Sindhu

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PV Sindhu Opts Out Of 2020 Thomas And Uber Cup, Cites Personal Reasons

Indian ace shuttler PV Sindhu, has withdrawal her name from the 2020 Thomas and Uber Cup, specifying her personal reasons. Sindhu had returned to Pullela Gopichand academy last month to resume her training, but her father, PV Ramana has confirmed her unavailability for the tournament. The tournament which was supposed to be played from October 3 to 11, at Aarhus, Denmark, was… read-more

Wed, 02 Sep 2020 - 05:34 PM / by Ujjwal Panchariya

Tags: PV Sindhu, Badminton, Thomas And Uber Cup, Denmark

Courtesy: ANI News

PV Sindhu

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PV Sindhu: Players Need to Adapt Playing in Vacant Stadiums

World Badminton Champion and Olympic medalist PV Sindhu said, "People would be scared to come and watch matches and we should get use to playing without spectators, empty stadiums." She said it while attending a webinar "Let the Bird Fly! Moving On With Badminton", which was hosted by a former player, … read-more

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 - 09:57 AM / by Ujjwal Panchariya

Tags: Badminton, PV Sindhu, Covid-19

Courtesy: India.com

Lin Dan

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China's Badminton Champion Lin Dan Announces Retirement 

Two-time Olympic champion Lin Dan, aged 36, announced his retirement on July 4. Dan, Arguably the greatest badminton player of all time won gold for China at Beijing 2008 and London 2012 games. Dan along with his rival and friend Former Malaysian star Lee Chong Wei dominated the court for over a decade. Lin thanked his family and friends for the support they extended, in a social media post.

Sat, 04 Jul 2020 - 12:29 PM / by Azam Sait

Tags: Olympic, Lin Dan, Badminton

Courtesy: NDTV Sports