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  • China Open 2018: After Srikanth, PV Sindhu knocked out after losing in quarters

    Changzhou: Top shuttlers P V Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth lost their quarterfinal matches on Friday, drawing the curtains on India’s campaign at the USD one million China Open BWF World Tour Super 1000 tournament here. After Srikanth was ousted 9-21 11-21 by reigning world champion Kento Momota of Japan, third seed Sindhu went down fighting 11-21 21-11 15-21 to World No. 6 Chen Yufei of China in a

  • Asian Games : PV Sindhu scripts history with silver, jinx continues

    Jakarta : Olympic medallist PV Sindhu yet again finished second-best in a major final but grabbed a historic individual silver medal at the Asian Games after losing the women’s singles title clash to World No. 1 Tai Tzu-Ying here on Tuesday.

  • Asian Games 2018: PV Sindhu wins silver, goes down to world number 1 Tai Tzu-Ying

    Jakarta: Olympic medallist PV Sindhu yet again finished second-best in a major final but grabbed a historic individual silver medal at the Asian Games after losing the women’s singles title clash to world number one Tai Tzu-Ying here today. No Indian had ever reached the final of a singles event at the Asian Games before the 23-year-old from Hyderabad, who lost 13-21 16-21 to Chinese Taipei’s Tai in just 34 minutes.

  • Asian Games 2018: Hopeful that PV Sindhu will change silver to gold, says coach Gopichand

    Jakarta: Coach Pullela Gopichand said, he is hopeful that shuttler PV Sindhu’s silver medal will turn into a gold after the next game. “Sindhu has done very well consistently to get to the finals. I hope we have a good match tomorrow,” he added, “Sindhu is one of the peoples with power and speed who can pull this off.”

  • Asian Games : PV Sindhu to fight for gold, Saina bags bronze

    Jakarta : Olympic silver medallist PV Sindhu remained in the hunt for a historic Asian Games gold medal after a tense win but Saina Nehwal settled for a bronze following her 10th straight defeat against world number one Tai Tzu Ying, on Monday.

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    Asian Games 2018: India’s schedule at Day 10 of the Games; Where to watch Live

    Jakarta: On Day 10 (August 28) of the Asian Games 2018, PV Sindhu will look to add a ninth gold medal to India’s medals’ tally when she takes on Chinese Taipei’s Tai Tzu Ying in the Women’s Singles final. Tzu Ying had defeated Nehwal in a semifinal on Monday.The two compound archery teams will battle it out with Korea for the first prize in the team event. That apart, Jinson Johnson and

  • Asian Games 2018: PV Sindhu enters in ‘historic’ finals, Saina Nehwal settles for bronze

    Jakarta: Olympic silver medallist PV Sindhu remained in the hunt for a historic Asian Games gold medal after a tense win but Saina Nehwal settled for a bronze following her 10th straight defeat against world number one Tai Tzu Ying, here today. World number three Sindhu beat Akane Yamaguchi 21-17 15-21 21-10 for her second win over the Japanese at the Asian Games, having beaten her in the team championship as well.

  • Asian Games : Saina-Sindhu final looms after historic wins

    Jakarta : Olympic medallists PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal on Sunday headed for a gold medal showdown at the 18th Asian Games after their quarter-final victories ensured India’s first ever women’s singles medals at the Continental event.

  • Asian Games : Sindhu, Saina sail into quarter-finals

    Jakarta : Top Indian shuttlers P V Sindhu and Saina Nehwal advanced to the women’s singles quarterfinals after beating their respective opponents in straight games here on Saturday.

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    Asian Games 2018: Saina Nehwal moves to badminton Quarterfinals, all eyes now on PV Sindhu

    Jakarta: Top Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal dispatched crowd-favourite Fitriani of Indonesia in straight games to cruise into the women’s singles quarterfinals at the 18th Asian Games, here today. Like the first round, it was an easy win for the Indian, who outclassed the world number 40 Indonesian 21-6 21-14 in a second-round match which was little over half an hour.

  • Asian Games 2018 Badminton: PV Sindhu survives scare in nail-biting opening clash

    Jakarta: World Championship silver medallist PV Sindhu faced stiff resistance from world number 52 Vu Thi Trang of Vietnam before moving to the women’s singles second round at the 18th Asian Games, here today. In an unexpected tough first round, Sindhu prevailed 21-10 12-21 23-21 over Trang in 58 minutes.

  • Asian Games : PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal get easy draw in singles

    Jakarta : Slotted in different halves of the draw, World Championship silver medallist PV Sindhu and CWG champion Saina Nehwal can only square off in the title round as the singles action in badminton begins, here on Thursday.