Sportsperson of the Year: P V Sindhu
Apr 29, 2014
Saina Nehwal breaks into world top 10
Dec 5, 2008
AgenceFrance-Presse | Friday August 29, 2014
Saina Nehwal called for the Badminton World Federation to reduce the number of entrants per country at international tournaments to curb China's dominance in the sport.
Friday June 20, 2014
The Badminton World Federation (BWF) said the new system would be based on five games rather than the current three.
Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday May 29, 2014
Badminton World Federation (BWF) president Poul-Erik Hoyer was pleased with India's organising of the sport's biggest events.
Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday April 10, 2014
While PV Sindhu dropped to No.11 in the latest women's singles Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings, no Indian figures in the top-25 of the men's, women's and mixed doubles rankings.
Agence-France-Presse | Friday March 28, 2014
The Badminton World Federation (BWF) said the South Korean association "failed in its duty of care" to Lee Yong-Dae and Kim Ki-Jung, who were banned for one year in January.
Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday December 19, 2013
Saina dropped two places and was overtaken by South Korean Yeon Ju Bae and Chinese Taipei's Tai Tzu Ying. However, P.V. Sindhu maintained her position at No.11.
Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday September 12, 2013
India's ace shuttler Kashyap has gained one place, while women's players Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu have retained the No.4 and No.10 positions.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 28, 2013
AIBA had threatened to bar Indian boxers and coaches from all international events after the October World Championships if the IBF fails to hold a re-election by November 4.
Agence-France-Presse | Tuesday August 20, 2013
The 29-year-old took aim at the Badminton World Federation over last year's embarrassing episode at the Olympics, when eight players, including two from China, were disqualified for deliberately trying to lose matches.
Indo-Asian News Service | Friday August 16, 2013
In the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings, released on Thursday, the 18-year-old jumped two places to No.10 while citymate Saina Nehwal retained her No.4 position.
Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday August 8, 2013
Saina, who advanced to the women's singles quarterfinal at the World Championships in Guangzhou, was overtaken by Thailand's Ratchanok Intanon. Saina's city mate P.V. Sindhu retained her No.12 position.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 23, 2013
The India Open Grand Prix Gold, which was won by Parupalli Kashyap last year, will now be held from January 21 to 26 instead of December 17 to 22.
Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday June 27, 2013
Apart from Saina two other Indian shuttlers figure in the top 50. While P.V. Sindhu remains at 12, Nagpur girl Arundhati Pantawane broke into the top-50 for the first time as she made a remarkable jump of 10 places to be ranked 49th.
Agence France-Presse | Monday June 3, 2013
The Badminton World Federation (BWF) said on Monday it was delaying indefinitely the live implementation of line-call review technology to address "last-minute issues" that have cropped up in testing.
Press Trust of India | Saturday May 18, 2013
Meanwhile, in a change in the power echelon of the BWF, former Olympic champion in the men's singles in the 1996 Atlanta Games, Denmark's Paul-Erik Hoyer Larsen was elected as the new BWF President.
NDTVSports | Wednesday May 8, 2013
Having won the Malaysian Grand Prix recently, Sindhu is currently ranked at 13 by the Badminton World Federation and has been training under of P.Gopichand in Hyderabad.
Press Trust of India | Thursday May 2, 2013
In the women's singles, London Olympics bronze medallist Saina Nehwal retained her second position in the world rankings despite making the second round exit at India Open.
Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday April 27, 2013
The Thomas Cup (Men's World Team Championships) was first staged in 1948-49 while the Uber Cup (Women's World Team Championships) was added in 1956-57.
Press Trust of India | Thursday April 25, 2013
Seventeen-year-old P V Sindhu also reached her career-best ranking of 15 in the women's rankings while Saina Nehwal retained the number two spot.
Press Trust of India | Thursday April 18, 2013
London Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal and Parupalli Kashyap have retained their second and seventh positions, respectively in the latest list issued by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) on Thursday.