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Indonesia slaps bans on scandal-tainted shuttlers


September 5th, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Sep 5 (IANS) The Indonesian badminton association (PBSI) Wednesday slapped a four-month ban on the women's doubles pair involved in the Olympic match-throwing scandal."After studying and hearing, the sanction ... Read more...

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Sarang, Mutatkar enter Maharashtra badminton quarters


July 27th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 27 (IANS) Nagpur's 20-year-old Sarang Lakhanee defeated Mumbai Suburban's Shlok Ramchandran 21-17, 21-18 in 30 minutes to enter the men's singles quarterfinals of the Maharashtra Senior State Selection ... Read more...

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Chopda, Mutatkar top seeds in Maharashtra badminton


July 23rd, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Mumbai suburban's Sagar Chopda and Pune's Aditi Mutatkar have been listed as top seeds among the men and women respectively in the second Maharashtra Senior State ... Read more...

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Jwala Gutta focusing on fitness ahead of Olympics


June 28th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 28 (IANS) India's ace shuttler Jwala Gutta Thursday said she was focusing on her fitness ahead of the London Olympics."Right now I am focusing lot on my fitness ... Read more...

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BAI gets green signal for Indian Open


March 21st, 2012 - 1:36 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) The Badminton World Federation (BWF) Tuesday gave the green signal to the Badminton Association of India (BAI) to host the Yonex Sunrise India Open here ... Read more...

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Malhotra calls Executive Board meeting to discuss IOC’s missives


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Vijay Kumar Malhotra, acting president of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA), Monday informed the International Olympic Committee (IOC) that his correspondence with it would be ... Read more...

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IOA bickering out in the open


January 22nd, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) The internal bickerings in the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) surfaced Sunday when the Ethics Commission, hurriedly constituted by secretary general Randhir Singh and which was ... Read more...

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Mizoram win police badminton championship


January 10th, 2011 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Mizoram won the team championship at the 3rd All India Police Badminton Championship, organised by the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), which concluded here Sunday.In the singles event, ... Read more...

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Vimal Kumar aspires to be BAI president


December 29th, 2010 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) Former national champion and coach Vimal Kumar will contest for the post of Badminton Association of India (BAI) president if a re-election is held as per the ... Read more...

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Rohtak to host senior national badminton championships


December 21st, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) The 75th Senior National Badminton Championships will be held at Rohtak, in Haryana, Jan 3-10.The tournament, conducted by the Haryana Badminton Association (HBA), will see participation from ... Read more...

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Jwala Gutta wants domestic badminton beefed up


December 21st, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Badminton doubles specialist Jwala Gutta says if the system has to throw up players of international standard, domestic structure has to be strengthened. Gutta, Comonwealth Games doubles ... Read more...

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Now government asks swimming federation to hold fresh poll


November 12th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) After Badminton Association of India (BAI), the sports ministry Friday tightened the screws on the Swimming Federation of India (SFI), asking it to freshly elect ... Read more...

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Sports ministry asks badminton association to hold election afresh


November 11th, 2010 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) The sports ministry Thursday asked the Badminton Association of India (BAI) to hold election afresh within 90 days after amending its constitution in adherence to the government ... Read more...

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Gold medallist Jwala slams badminton chief for indifferent treatment


October 14th, 2010 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Jwala Gutta slammed Badminton Association of India (BAI) president V.K. Verma for not congratulating her and her partner Ashwini Ponnappa after their gold medal win in the ... Read more...

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Badminton draw done, not released


October 2nd, 2010 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) The draw for badminton singles and doubles in the Commonwealth Games was done here Saturday, but strangely it was not released.While journalists waited for hours at the ... Read more...

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Now, sports ministry notice to Badminton Association of India


August 4th, 2010 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) After Hockey India (HI), the sports ministry has now asked the Badminton Association of India (BAI) to explain why its registration certificate should not be withdrawn for ... Read more...

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Azaruddin denies ‘romantic’ relation with badminton player Jwala


July 23rd, 2010 - 10:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 23 (ANI): Former Indian cricketer Mohammad Azharuddin and Congress MP from Moradabad on Friday rubbished all rumours about his romantic relationship with the ace badminton, Jwala Gutta, by describing ... Read more...

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Mohammad Azharuddin To Divorce His Wife For Jwala Gutta?


July 23rd, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez July 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) With reports of former Indian cricket captain Mohammad Azharuddin splitting from his wife Sangeeta Bijlani doing the rounds, the name of the much acclaimed badminton player ... Read more...

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Saina confident of extending unbeaten run at Worlds


July 13th, 2010 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) After her three-title winning streak last month, top Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal looks confident of taking her unbeaten run into the World Championships next month. The 20-year-old from ... Read more...

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Saina to spearhead Indian challenge in World Championships


July 13th, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Star shuttler Saina Nehwal will lead India's challenge in the World Championship in Paris in August. The nine-member squad includes Aditi Mutatkar, Jwala Gutta, Ashwini Ponnappa, Chetan Anand, ... Read more...

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Rosaiah announces Rs.25 lakh for Saina Nehwal


June 30th, 2010 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 30 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister K. Rosaiah Wednesday announced a cash award of Rs.25 lakh to badminton champion Saina Nehwal for winning three international titles in a row and ... Read more...

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Saina gets hero’s welcome in Hyderabad (Lead, superseding previous story)


June 29th, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 29 (IANS) India's badminton icon Saina Nehwal was accorded a hero's welcome when she arrived here Tuesday after winning three titles in a row. Saina's family, friends and a large number ... Read more...

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Saina gets hero’s welcome


June 29th, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 29 (IANS) India's tennis icon Saina Nehwal was accorded a hero's welcome Tuesday when she arrived here after winning three badminton titles in a row. Saina's family, friends and a large ... Read more...

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Verma re-elected BAI chief


June 13th, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 13 (IANS) As expected, V.K. Verma was unanimously re-elected president of the Badminton Association of India (BAI) for a fourth term of four years at its annual general meeting here ... Read more...

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Azhar backs out of BAI election


June 13th, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, June 13 (ANI): Former Indian cricket skipper Mohammad Azharuddin has backed out from the election for the president of the Badminton Association of India (BAI).V K Verma, the present badminton ... Read more...

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Verma expected to be re-elected BAI president


June 12th, 2010 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 12 (IANS) V.K. Verma's reign as the president of the Badminton Association of India (BAI) is likely to continue as he is expected to be re-elected at Sunday's annual general ... Read more...

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Verma confident of being re-elected as BAI president


June 11th, 2010 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Chennai, June 11 (IANS) Brimming with confidence, V.K.Verma, Badminton Association of India (BAI) president, Friday invited Mohammad Azharuddin to Sunday's election, telling the former India cricket captain he will continue in ... Read more...

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Not backing off from election: BAI chief


June 11th, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) Badminton Association of India (BAI) president V. K. Verma Friday said government guidelines or no guidelines, he enjoys "overwhelming" support and will continue in office as long ... Read more...

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BAI officials accuse sports ministry of propping up Azhar (Lead)


June 9th, 2010 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Top officials of the Badminton Association of India (BAI) Wednesday accused the sports ministry of trying to "influence" its election Sunday as former India cricket captain Mohammad ... Read more...

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Azhar not welcome in badminton: BAI official


June 9th, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 9 (IANS) Former cricket captain-turned-MP Mohammad Azharuddin is not welcome in the badminton fraternity, Badminton Association of India (BAI) vice president Ashok Bajaj said here Wednesday. Azharuddin, who is Congress ... Read more...

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Former cricket captain Azharuddin to contest badminton polls


June 5th, 2010 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IBNS) Former Indian cricket captain Mohammed Azharuddin Saturday said he would contest for the president's post in the Badminton Association of India (BAI) elections slated for June 13 ... Read more...

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Top stars skip Indian Open badminton


June 5th, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 5 (IANS) The rather courageous move of the Tamil Nadu Badminton Association (TNBA) to host the $150,000 Yonex-Sunrise Indian Open Grand Prix here seems to have backfired as No.6 Saina ... Read more...

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Delhi to host Super Series badminton in revamped calendar


May 22nd, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) India will host one of the seven prestigious Super Series badminton events in a revamped and lucrative tennis-style world badminton calendar that will also see the sport's ... Read more...

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Ministry neither giving funds nor equipment, say NSFs


May 3rd, 2010 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) The National Sports Federations (NSF) Monday slammed the union sports ministry for claiming to fund the Indian sport when the reality is it only spends a fraction ... Read more...

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Sports federations reject government bid to fix tenures (Lead)


May 2nd, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) In a major blow to the politicians and top bureaucrats, who continue to remain at the helm of National Sports Federations (NSFs) for years, the Sports Ministry ... Read more...

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