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  • Not easy to juggle IOC work with career, says Saina Nehwal

    New Delhi: Indian badminton ace Saina Nehwal says it’s not easy juggling between her active career at the highest level and playing her part as member of IOC’s Athletes’ Commission, as she wants to give 100 per cent to

  • PV Sindhu enters Hong Kong Open semis

    Hong Kong: India’s star shuttler P.V. Sindhu won a tough three-set battle to defeat Xiaoyu Liang of Singapore and enter the semi-finals of the Hong Kong Open badminton tournament here on Friday.

  • Saina Nehwal loses China Open final

    Fuzhou (China): Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal suffered a straight games loss in the women’s singles final of the China Open Superseries Premier to reigning Olympic champion Li Xuerui of China here on Sunday.  The sixth seeded Xuerui beat top seed Saina 21-12, 21-15 in 39 minutes.

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    Saina Nehwal lone Indian survivor at French Open Super Series

    Paris : Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal emerged as the lone survivor at the French Open Super Series after she defeated Minatsu Mitani of Japan to reach the quarterfinals of the women’s singles event. Saina, who slipped to world number two in the latest rankings, claimed a 21-19, 21-16 win over her Japanese opponent in a thrilling second round contest that lasted 41 minutes. In men’s singles, HS Prannoy crashed out of the tournament

  • Saina Nehwal loses World No.1 spot

    New Delhi: Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal lost her World No.1 spot to reigning World Champion Carolina Marin as the Badminton World Federation (BWF) updated its rankings on Thursday. Saina’s performance in the last two tournaments — Japan Open and Denmark Open — where she lost to Japan’s Minatsu Mitani in the second round of both the events, led her to drop to No.2 in women’s singles. However, P.V. Sindhu remained stagnant at