Free Press Journal
  • Mixed fortunes for India

    Sindhu enters pre-quarters, Saina bows out in China Open

  • Here’s how Shraddha Kapoor is getting trained for Saina Nehwal biopic

    Well, it definitely isn’t easy for anyone to imbibe the traits of someone easily in a biopic and when it requires them to portray a sports persona on the big screen, the prep just gets tougher. The case was no different for Shraddha Kapoor who took on the responsibility of portraying the role of badminton player Saina Nehwal on the big screen.

  • 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.

  • Asian Games 2018: ‘You have to have that game to beat her’, says Saina Nehwal after losing to Tai Tzu Ying

    Jakarta: Saina Nehwal says Tai Tzu Ying’s repertoire of shots and the ability to not restrict her game to a set pattern makes the World No. 1 from Chinese Taipei a very difficult player to beat at the moment. The Indian ace settled for a bronze medal at the Asian Games after losing 17-21 14-21 to Tai Tzu-Ying. This was the Indian ace’s 10th straight defeat to the Taipei

  • 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 2018: Saina Nehwal settles for bronze after 10th straight defeat to World No 1 Tai Tzu Ying

    Jakarta: Top Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal had to be content with a bronze medal after suffering her 10th straight defeat to world number one Tai Tzu Ying of Chinese Taipei in the women’s singles semifinals of the 18th Asian Games, here today. World number 10 and Olympic medallist Saina played with good intensity but lost 17-21 14-21 to a superior Tzu Ying, who stood out with her court coverage and retrieving in

  • 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.

  • 18th Asian Games Jakarta-Palembang 2018

    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 : 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.

  • Asian Games 2018: 10 promising Indian players you should look forward to at this year’s event

    We all are ready for 2018 Asian Games which will start on August 18 and end on September 02. The 18th edition of the Asian Games will be hosted by Indonesia. We also know that many Asian countries will be participating in the tournament, because of the high participation our Indian team will have to be ready and be at their highest physic.

  • BWF World Championships: Saina Nehwal knocked-out in quarter-finals

    Nanjing (China): Saina Nehwal’s impressive run came to a disappointing end at the World Championships as she suffered a straight-game loss to two-time champion Carolina Marin here today. It turned out to be a lop-sided contest between the 2015 edition finalists as reigning Olympic champion Marin once again produced her ‘A’ game on the big occasion to complete an emphatic 21-6 21-11 victory.

  • Saina, Srikanth sizzle at World Championship

    Nanjing (China) : Top Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth notched up comfortable victories over their respective opponents to make an impressive start at the BWF World Championship here on Tuesday.

  • Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth win at World Championship

    Nanjing: Top Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth notched up comfortable victories over their respective opponents to make an impressive start at the BWF World Championship here today. Saina, who won a silver and bronze in the earlier editions of the championship, defeated Turkey’s Aliye Demirbag 21-17 21-8 in the second round to set up a pre-quarterfinal clash with 2013 champion Ratchanok Inthanon of Thailand. The Olympic medallist Indian had received