Press Trust of India | Thursday May 22, 2014
Indian eves had defeated Canada, Hong Kong and Thailand to remain unbeaten in the league stage of the Uber Cup and top group Y.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 30, 2014
India's best doubles player, Jwala Gutta had to endure a bitter legal battle with the Badminton Association of India after its disciplinary committee recommended a life ban on her for allegedly delaying an Indian Badminton League match.
NDTVSports | Monday April 21, 2014
The international schedule is forcing the Badminton Association of India to defer the Indian Badminton League II to early 2015.
Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday April 2, 2014
The Badminton Association of India (BAI) announced on Monday that the second edition of the Indian Badminton League will be held from September 30-October 15 while the Denmark Open Super Series Premier will be held from October 14-19.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 1, 2014
The Indian Badminton League Governing Council has decided to allow franchisees to increase the team strength from 11 in the first year to 13 players. Each franchisee can pick two more players - Indian or foreign - which will further intensify the ...
Press Trust of India | Saturday March 29, 2014
The inaugural edition of the Indian Badminton League took place from August 14 to 31 last year, in which six team participated with Saina Nehwal-led Hyderabad Hotshots becoming the champions after defeating PV Sindu-led Awadhe Warriors.
Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday December 19, 2013
Stung by recent media reports that players still have unpaid dues for the inaugural edition that was held in August, Akhilesh Das Gupta, chairman of the Indian Badminton League governing council, said a final decision will be taken at the Badminton...
Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 17, 2013
While Saina Nehwal endured a frustrating title drought, the emergence of PV Sindhu as the next big sensation kept Indian badminton moving forward.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday December 11, 2013
BAI president Akhilesh Das Gupta directed IBL's commercial partner Sporty Solutionz to ensure the players' payments are released immediately.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 6, 2013
The 20,000 crore investment by Star is being used to fuel expansion of sports coverage in the country as well as in building exciting new leagues including the Indian Super League in football, the Hockey India League and the Indian Badminton League.
Press Trust of India | Thursday October 31, 2013
The BAI's disciplinary committee recommended a life ban on Jwala for trying to stop some players of her franchise Delhi Smashers from playing a match against Banga Beats in the Indian Badminton League in August this year.
Indo-Asian News Service | Monday October 7, 2013
The disciplinary committee, headed by BAI vice-president S. Muralidharan, has recommended a life ban on Jwala for six years' suspension from all badminton activities in the country and an unconditional apology can be set her free.
Press Trust of India | Monday October 7, 2013
In a surprise decision, the Badminton Association of India's disciplinary committee recommended a life ban on Jwala for trying to stop some players of her franchise Krrish Delhi Smashers from playing a match against Banga Beats in the recent India...
NDTVSports | Sunday October 6, 2013
Jwala Gutta, who represented Delhi Smashers in the IBL, allegedly tried to stop some players of her franchise from playing a league match. As a result, the Badminton Association of India's disciplinary committee recommended a life ban on the top Indi...
Press Trust of India | Saturday October 5, 2013
Jwala has been given seven days to respond to the recommendation.
Press Trust of India | Saturday October 5, 2013
Jwala is alleged to have tried to stop some players of her franchise from playing a league match. However, she can escape sanction if she apologises.
Press Trust of India | Thursday September 26, 2013
With badminton successfully launching an IPL-style league (IBL) a few months back, the Wrestling Federation of India is keen to start the venture soon but has been struggling to get backing from corporates.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 24, 2013
Sindhu had missed the opportunity to receive the award from President Pranab Mukhejee at the Rashtrapati Bhawan on August 31 as she was busy playing in the final of the Indian Badminton league (IBL).
Press Trust of India | Monday September 23, 2013
Sindhu recently defeated world number two German Juliane Schenk and three-time All England Champion Tine Baun in the Indian Badminton League.
Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday September 7, 2013
Regarding the popularity of the IBL vs its richer cricketing cousin, the Indian Premier League (IPL), Saina Nehwal said it was early days to even compare the two despite some similarities in terms of franchise teams and innovations.
Press Trust of India | Friday September 6, 2013
Saina Nehwal, currently ranked world number four, is tired after a hectic schedule including the recently-concluded Indian Badminton League (IBL), he said.
NDTVSports | Friday September 6, 2013
Tournament's marketing and event partners Sporty Solutionz planning to sell equity to recover losses. IBL team may see two more teams next year. Six teams took part in the first season that ended on August 31.
Press Trust of India | Thursday September 5, 2013
Delhi Smashers were upset that the Indian Badminton League governing council had allowed Banga Beats to replace its injured singles player, Hong Kong's Hu Yun with Denmark's Jan Jorgensen at the last minute. Jwala Gutta had reportedly stopped some pl...
Press Trust of India | Monday September 2, 2013
The inaugural edition of Indian Badminton League started on a sour note with Ashwini Ponnappa and Jwala Gutta expressing displeasure over the exclusion of women's doubles from the tournament.