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Olympics: Kashyap, Saina bring joy (Intro Roundup)


August 2nd, 2012 - 2:21 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) Indian shuttlers Parupalli Kashyap and Saina Nehwal raised hopes with their scintillating displays to storm into the singles quarter finals on a mixed day for India ... Read more...

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Olympic badminton: Eight players disqualified (Lead)


August 1st, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) Eight shuttlers, charged with throwing away badminton matches at the Olympics, were Wednesday disqualified from the Games.A source told Xinhua that the players have been disqualified ... Read more...

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Wang Shixian left out Chinese Olympic badminton squad


July 11th, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 10 (IANS) Women's World No.4 shuttler Wang Shixian was left out of China's London Olympics squad as dark horse Li Xuerui grabbed the ticket along with Wang Yihan ... Read more...

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We should be back with a medal: Gopichand (Interview)


July 10th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 10 (IANS) India's chief badminton coach Pullela Gopichand is optimistic that the country's shuttlers will return home with at least one medal from the London Olympics. The five-member ... 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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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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China vows to take back Uber Cup


May 18th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Wuhan (China), May 18 (IANS) Badminton powerhouse China, who conceded the Uber Cup to South Korea two years ago, vowed to revenge on home courts this time, fielding its world ... 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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Varma, Pawar lose in Korea Open Superseries qualifier


January 3rd, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) Indian shuttlers Sourabh Varma, Anand Pawar and P.V. Sindhu lost Tuesday in the qualification round of the Korean Open Superseries badminton in Seoul.Varma, who broke ... Read more...

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Lin Dan suffers season’s third loss at China Masters


September 17th, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Changzhou (China), Sep 17 (IANS) Four-time world champion Lin Dan of China suffered his third loss in this season as he was stopped by teammate Chen Jin in the semi-finals ... Read more...

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India Open: Shuttlers complain about qualifying schedule


April 26th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Shuttlers competing in the qualifiers at the India Open Super Series here Tuesday complained about the crammed scheduling on the first day of the tournament.The ... Read more...

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Indian women shuttlers express reservations on new dress code


April 19th, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Indian women shuttlers Tuesday expressed reservations on the the Badminton World Federation (BWF) initiative to glamorise the sport by making it compulsory to wear skirts ... Read more...

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Saurav, Joshna sad at state of CWG squash venue


December 15th, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) Indian shuttlers Saurav Ghoshal and Joshna Chinappa Wednesday said they are sad to see the state of the Siri Fort Sports Complex - the venue of the ... Read more...

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Tata Open badminton goes international


December 14th, 2010 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 14 (IANS) Leading shuttlers from Malaysia and Indonesia have confirmed their participation in the $15,000 Tata Open India International Challenge 2010 to be held here Dec 15-25 at the Cricket ... Read more...

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Asian Games badminton: Bhat out in pre-quarters


November 18th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 18 (IANS) India's Arvind Bhat lost to Thailand's Boonsak Ponsana 19-21, 12-21 to bow out of the pre-quarterfinal of badminton men's singles at the Asian Games here Thursday.Bhat fought back ... Read more...

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Asian Games: Indian shuttlers, paddlers advance (Afternoon Lead)


November 16th, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 16 (IANS) Shuttlers Jwala-Ashwini and paddlers Sharath-Saha advanced into the next round but the women's hockey team went down 0-3 to Japan and India's judo campaign ended on the fourth ... Read more...

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Percept Talent set to popularise athletes


November 10th, 2010 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) The cricketing stars usually hog the limelight, but now Percept Talent Management (PTM) has decided to popularise athletes especially those who cornered glory at the 19th ... Read more...

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Low-key welcome in Hyderabad for champion shuttlers


October 16th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 16 (IANS) Champion shuttlers and Commonwealth Games gold medallists Saina Nehwal, Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa arrived here Saturday to a low-key welcome.It was a private television channel which welcomed ... Read more...

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CWG Day 9: 21 gold medals at stake, all eyes on Narang, men’s hockey team


October 12th, 2010 - 11:56 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 12 (ANI): With 21 gold medals at stake on the ninth day of the XIXth Commonwealth Games, all eyes will be on ace shooter Gagan Narang and the Indian ... Read more...

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CWG: Mixed day for India, first dope case hits Games (Evening Lead)


October 11th, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) India missed out on the gold in boxing and shooting but Saina Nehwal led a host of shuttlers into the quarterfinals of the badminton event at the ... Read more...

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CWG badminton: Saina, Chetan move to third round


October 10th, 2010 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) India's badminton star Saina Nehwal outclassed Sarah Thomas of Wales 21-5, 21-9 to move into the third round of the women's singles at the Commonwealth Games here ... Read more...

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CWG: 34 medal-winning India holds on second position on Day-4


October 7th, 2010 - 11:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.7 (ANI): India on Thursday maintained its second position standing in the XIXth Commonwealth Games with 34 medals. The current leaders are Australia with 70 medals. England is in ... Read more...

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Indian badminton team for CWG announced


September 2nd, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) A 10-member Indian badminton team for the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games was announced here Thursday. Saina Nehwal would be spearheading India's campaign in women's singles while World No. ... Read more...

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Saina, Kashyap shine on a gloomy day for India at Badminton Asian (Roundup)


April 15th, 2010 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) Parupalli Kashyap showed his class to march into the pre-quarterfinals of men's singles while top seeds Saina Nehwal and the mixed doubles pair of Jwala Gutta and ... Read more...

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Lot needs to be done before CWG, say Indian shuttlers


April 14th, 2010 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) India's top badminton players Wednesday said a lot needs to be done before the Comonwealth Games to make the facilities at the newly constructed Siri Fort Complex ... Read more...

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Coach expects good show from Japanese shuttlers


April 13th, 2010 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Once known as the "king of the shuttlecock", former South Korean badminton superstar Park Joo Bong is here with the Japanese team as its head coach for ... Read more...

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Syed Modi badminton tournament to begin Tuesday


December 14th, 2009 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 14 (IANS) A host of international stars will compete in the Jaypee Cup Syed Modi International Grand Prix badminton, beginning here Tuesday. Top Indian stars, including Saina Nehwal and Chetan Anand, ... Read more...

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Full, comprehensive security for Commonwealth Games : Chidambaram


September 7th, 2009 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 7 (ANI): Union Home Minister P.Chidambaram on Monday assured full and comprehensive security will be provided during the Commonwealth Games to be held in October 2010 in Delhi.Speaking to ... Read more...

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Coach Jauhari wants India’s male shuttlers among top-10


August 14th, 2009 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Avishek Roy Hyderabad, Aug 14 (IANS) Indian badminton's foreign coach Atik Jauhari, rated one of the best in world, wants at least one male player to emulate Saina Nehwal and get ... Read more...

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World Badminton: Chetan Anand in second round, Rupesh-Thomas make early exit (Round-up)


August 10th, 2009 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Avishek Roy Hyderabad, Aug 10 (IANS) Chetan Anand lightened up the otherwise gloomy first day for the Indian shuttlers at the World Championships, advancing to the second round with an easy killing ... Read more...

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Four Indian shuttlers in prequarters of Asian juniors meet


July 16th, 2009 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Indian shuttlers enjoyed another good day in office with four of them advancing to singles pre-quarterfinals in the Asian Junior badminton championship in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. B. Sumeeth ... Read more...

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Draw for badminton World Championship to be announced Tuesday


July 15th, 2009 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The draw for the World Badminton Championship to be hosted in Hyderabad next month will be unveiled here July 21. Around 500 participants from 45 countries, including hosts ... Read more...

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Sudirman Cup: India beat Bulgaria to secure promotion to Group 2


May 14th, 2009 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou (China), May 14 (IANS) India trounced Bulgaria 3-0 in a Group 3 play-off to secure a promotion to Group 2 of the Sudirman Cup badminton championship here Thursday. This is the first ... Read more...

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Saina, Sridhar advance to second round Malaysian Super series


January 7th, 2009 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) Indian shuttlers had a mixed day in office in the first round matches of the Malaysian Open Super Series badminton in Kuala Lumpur Wednesday.Fifth seed Saina Nehwal ... Read more...

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India way ahead in medals tally in CYG meet


October 17th, 2008 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Oct 17 (IANS) In one of the best performances by Indian athletes at the Commonwealth Youth Games (CYG), the hosts emerged on the top of the table with 74 medals, including ... Read more...

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