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India reach Thomas Cup semis after 43 years

Bangkok: Indian men's badminton team edged out Malaysia 3-2 to reach their first Thomas Cup semi-final in 43 years here on Thursday. India have reached semi-finals on only three occasions - 1952, 1955 and 1979. They were knocked out in the…

PV Sindhu clinches Swiss Open title

Basel, March 27: Indian top shuttler P V Sindhu clinched the Swiss Open Super 300 women's singles title after defeating Busanan Ongbamrungpham of Thailand here on Sunday. Sindhu, finished as runner-up last year. She defeated Busanan 21-16, 21-8…

Carolina Marin pulls out of World Championships

Three-time champion shuttler Carolina Marin’s much-awaited return to competitive action got further delayed as she pulled out of the World Championship after failing to regain fitness following a knee injury. The Rio Olympics gold medallist had…

Coaches Mulyo, Tan Kim Her to be back in India by year-end

Coach Siyadatullah, who has been courtside and has silently put in countless training hours with top shuttlers in their teenage and emerging years at Hyderabad, will be at hand, for India’s men’s singles bunch at the Badminton World Championships in…

Kidambi Srikanth loses to Lee, bows out of tournament

ndia’s Kidambi Srikanth bowed out of the season-ending BWF World Tour Finals after losing to second seeded Malaysian Lee Zii Jia in straight games in his third and final group B match here on Friday. The former world no. 1 Indian was no match for…

Sindhu fights her way into Indonesia Open semifinal

BALI: India's two-time Olympic medal-winning shuttler P V Sindhu came back from a game down to beat South Korea's Sim Yujin and enter the semifinals of the Indonesia Open Super 1000 tournament here on Friday. The men's doubles duo of Satwiksairaj…