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Shuttler Sindhu breaks into top 20


September 20th, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) P.V. Sindhu broke into the top 20 of the Badminton World Federation (BWF) women's singles rankings released Thursday.Sindhu jumped four places for a career-best 20th ... Read more...

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No mixed doubles without Jwala, says Diju


September 1st, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Badminton doubles specialist Valiyaveetil Diju expressed surprise over reports that his mixed event partner Jwala Gutta is taking a sabbatical from the game, and said ... Read more...

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Jwala takes a sabbatical, Ashwini looks for a partner


August 31st, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) India's famed badminton doubles exponent Jwala Gutta has decided to go on a sabbatical, telling her partner Ashwini Ponnappa to look out for a partner.... Read more...

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Saina rises to World No.4


August 9th, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) India's Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal has gained a place to fourth in the world badminton rankings.Saina swapped places with China's Shixian Wang in the ... Read more...

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Olympics: BWF rejects India’s appeal, Jwala-Ashwini out (Lead)


August 2nd, 2012 - 1:53 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) It was finally the end of the road for India's top women's doubles pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa in the 2012 London Olympics after ... Read more...

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India’s badminton coach Gopichand accuses Japan of ‘wanting to lose’


August 1st, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) India's badminton coach Pullela Gopi Chand Wednesday accused Japanese pair of Mizuki Fujii and Reika Kakiiwa of "wanting to lose" at a Olympic Games group match ... Read more...

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Olympics: Eight badminton players thrown out (Third Lead)


August 1st, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) Eight women badminton players were disqualified from the London Olympics' doubles event for throwing matches to get a favourable opponent.The pairs are: Wang Xiaoli and Yu ... Read more...

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Olympic badminton: Four women’s doubles pair suspended (Second Lead)


August 1st, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) The 2012 London Olympics organisers Wednesday suspended four female doubles badminton pairs for "not using one's best efforts to win a match".The pairs are: Wang Xiaoli ... Read more...

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Olympic badminton: Win not enough to take Jwala-Ashwini to quarters


August 1st, 2012 - 1:51 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) It was a bittersweet result for India's Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponappa as they brought their top game to win their last group B match against ... Read more...

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Olympics: Kashyap upsets seeded player, Devendro wins in style (Evening Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) A day after the high of a bronze medal from the shooting ranges, Indian shuttler Parupalli Kashyap upstaged a higher ranked player while boxer Laishram Devendro ... Read more...

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Olympic badminton: Kashyap in pre-quarters; Jwala-Diju out (Second Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) India's Parupalli Kashyap progressed to the men's singles pre-quarterfinals while mixed doubles pair of Jwala Gutta and V. Diju lost their third consecutive group match to ... Read more...

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Olympics: Schedule of events involving Indian athletes Monday


July 30th, 2012 - 2:50 am ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) Following is the schedule of events involving Indian athletes at the London Olympic Games Monday.Archery: women's individual eliminations: L. Bombayla Devi vs Kateryna Palekha (Greece)Badminton: ... Read more...

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Olympic badminton: Saina wins opener; Jwala-Diju lose (Lead)


July 29th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal started her Olympics campaign with a win while the mixed doubles pair of Jawala Gutta and V.Diju jeopardised their chances of making ... Read more...

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Olympics badminton: Jwala-Diju suffer second straight defeat


July 29th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) India's Jwala Gutta and V. Diju jeopardised their chances of making the knockout round in the badminton mixed doubles event at the London Olympics after suffering ... Read more...

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Olympics: Vijender, Kashyap and Ghosh keep India’s spirits up (Overall Roundup)


July 29th, 2012 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) Boxer Vijender Singh, Badminton star Parupalli Kashyap and Table Tennis youngster Soumyajit Ghosh kept India's spirits up when there was despair around them on the second ... Read more...

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Olympics: Kashyap, Soumyajit bring hope on a gloomy day for India (India round-up)


July 29th, 2012 - 2:14 am ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) Olympic first-timers Parupalli Kashyap and Soumyajit Ghosh brought cheers to the Indian camp on an otherwise dismal day as the country's other sportspersons stumbled at the ... Read more...

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Olympics: Kashyap shines on a mixed day for Indian badminton (Roundup)


July 29th, 2012 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Parupalli Kashyap was the lone bright spot for Indian badminton on a day when the highly-rated women's doubles pair and the mixed doubles team lost their ... Read more...

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Jwala, Ashwini lose Olympic opener


July 28th, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Indian women's doubles pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponappa lost their opening group match to the Japanese duo of Mizuki Fujii and Reika Kakiiwa at ... Read more...

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Olympics: Kashyap brings cheer on a mixed day for India (Evening Lead)


July 28th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Olympic debutant Parupalli Kashyap brought some smiles back on the faces of India's supporters winning his first round badminton singles on a day when other shuttlers, ... Read more...

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Olympic: Kashyap gives India winning start; Jwala-Diju lose (Second lead)


July 28th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Parupalli Kashyap gave India its first win in badminton while the mixed doubles pair of V. Diju and Jwala Gutta went down in their opening group ... Read more...

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Olympics: Kashyap brings cheer after early reverses (Lead)


July 28th, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Parupalli Kashyap brought some smiles back on the faces of India's supporters winning his first round badminton singles after his teammates Jwala Gutta and V. Diju ... Read more...

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Olympic Badminton: Jwala, Diju lose opener (Lead)


July 28th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Indian pair of V. Diju and Jwala Gutta could not put up a fight against Indonesia's Tontowi Ahmad and Liliyana Natsi and lost their mixed doubles ... Read more...

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We have a good chance of an Olympic medal: Diju


July 25th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 25 (IANS) India's badminton doubles specialist Valiyaveetil Diju, who will be playing mixed doubles with Jwala Gutta in the London Olympics, believes they have a good chance of ... Read more...

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Saina-led team arrives in Delhi enroute to London


July 23rd, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The five-member Indian badminton team led by Saina Nehwal arrived here Monday evening enroute to London for the Olympics beginning Friday.The contingent comprising Saina, Ashwini ... Read more...

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I want to be World No.1 shuttler, says Hyderabadi Sindhu (Interview)


July 19th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 19 (IANS) After Saina Nehwal, another Indian girl is creating ripples in the badminton circuit.Pusarla Venkata Sindhu created history by becoming the first Indian to win the girls' ... Read more...

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Excited to be Olympics-bound: Ashwini Ponnappa


July 9th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 9 (IANS) Badminton ace Ashwini Ponnappa, who will be among five shuttlers carrying India's medal hopes at the London Olympics, is excited to be playing her first Olympics."I ... Read more...

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Arif sure of Saina bagging Olympics medal


July 8th, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 8 (IANS) Former national chief badminton coach Syed Mohammed Arif believes India's top shuttler Saina Nehwal will win a medal at the London Olympics."I firmly believe that the ... Read more...

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Jwala, Ashwini can do wonders: Syed Arif (Interview) (With Image)


July 8th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 8 (IANS) Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa have the ability to topple the top shuttlers in the world, feels their coach Syed Mohammed Arif.The former national chief coach, ... Read more...

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Jwala backs Sania’s claim on male chauvinism


June 27th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Shuttler Jwala Gutta has backed her fellow Hyderabadi tennis player Sania Mirza's claim that male chauvinism is part of Indian sports."All India Tennis Association (AITA) ... Read more...

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Jwala-Diju enter mixed doubles quarters at Singapore


June 21st, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, June 21 (IANS) India's Jwala Gutta and V. Diju entered the mixed doubles quarterfinals at the Singapore Open Super Series badminton event defeating Malaysian duo of Aik Quan Tan ... Read more...

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Sports minister gives away cash awards to 158 athletes


May 10th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi May 10 (IANS) Sports Minister Ajay Maken Thursday gave away cash awards worth to Rs 2.12 crore to 158 sportspersons who have won medals in international events from ... Read more...

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Five Indian shuttlers qualify for London Games


May 4th, 2012 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) For the first time in Olympics, Indian badminton will see a record participation from five players in four different categories.According to the new world rankings ... Read more...

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Not going to London to make up numbers: Kashyap


April 28th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) India's shuttler Parupalli Kashyap Saturday said he was going to the London Olympics to win and his intention was not just to make up numbers.Kashyap ... Read more...

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Shuttler Kashyap qualifies for London Olympics


April 28th, 2012 - 1:41 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) India's Parupalli Kashyap Friday qualified for the London Olympics with third-seeded Chinese Chen Jin pulling out of the quarterfinal match, citing a wrist injury, in ... Read more...

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India Open badminton: Saina knocked out in prequarters (Lead)


April 26th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) India's ace shuttler and World No.5 Saina Nehwal suffered a shocking exit from the Yonex India Open as she went down tamely to South Korean ... Read more...

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