Premier Badminton League: Mumbai Rockets trump Delhi Dashers 5-0

Mumbai Rockets started their Premier Badminton League campaign on a winning note as they turned the heat on Delhi Dashers and comfortably won their tie with 5-0 margin on Sunday here. But the surprise package of the evening was Mumbai’s Shreyanshi Pardeshi (World number 201) who overcame World number 32 Russian

Badminton: Shuttlers gear up for city Slugfest

An array of top stars, including Olympic and World Champion Carolina Marin of Spain and India's Rio Olympics silver medalist P.V. Sindhu are all set to slug it out in Season-4 of slug it out in Season-4 of the Premier Badminton League that begins here on Saturday. The other top international

Badminton: PV Sindhu gets tough draw

Olympic silver medallist shuttler P V Sindhu has been handed a tough draw in women's singles but debutante Sameer Verma will fancy his chances of making it to the men's singles knockout stage at the BWF World Tour Finals starting here on Wednesday. Sindhu, who had finished runners-up at the last

Badminton: Lakshya Sen & Ashmita Chaliha are Champions

Rising Indian shuttler Lakshya sen avenged his defeat in last month's World Juniors final in style with a straight game victory over Thailand's Kunlavat Vitidsarn to lift the men's singles title in the Tata Open India International Challenger here on Sunday. Sen, beaten in three games in the defending champion in

Badmonton: Nikil, Sunil guide Roaring Raqueteers to victory

Roaring Raqueteers Nikhil Mansukhani and Sunil Sheth defeated Solitaire Shuttler players Hamir Desai and Amir Valliulla to help their team to a 3-2 in the fourth round of the Yonex-Sunrise NSCI  Badminton League (NBL). The game started with the marquee player Mansukhani and Sheth defeating Solitaire Shuttlers pair of Desai and

Badminton: Sameer Verma retains title, Saina Nehwal loses

A gritty Sameer Verma produced a sensational performance to defend his men's singles title, making up for the failure of his compatriots in the other finals at the USD 150,000 Syed Modi International tournament here on Sunday. World No. 16 Sameer defeated China's Lu Guangzu 16-21, 21-19, 21-14 in a pulsating summit clash

Badminton: Sameer Verma and Saina Nehwal Enter Semifinals

Sameer Verma stayed on course for his title defense while Saina Nehwal too reached the semifinals at the Syed Modi International World Tour Super 300 tournament here on Friday. Sameer eked out a 21-18, 16-21, 21-11win over China'sZhou Zeqi and will square off against Indonesian Chico Aura Dwi Wardoyo in the semifinals. Saina

Badminton: Sameer Verma, Saina Nehwal and Kashyap in last 8

Defending champion Sameer Verma and former champions Saina Nehwal and Parupalli Kashyap progressed to the quarterfinals of the Syed Modi International World Super Tour 300 with contrasting victories, here on Thursday. Second-seed Saina, who is a three-time winner of the Lucknow tourney, defeated countrymate Amolika Singh Sisodiya 21-14, 21-9, while 2012 and 2015 champion Kashyap