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Sourabh Verma looks to defend title at Chinese Taipei GPG

Defending champion Indian shuttler Sourabh Verma will have his task cut out when he begins his campaign at the Chinese Taipei Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament on Tuesday.

PTI | Jun 26, 2017 05:46 PM

PM Narendra Modi, Tendulkar lavish praise on K Srikanth for winning Australian Open title

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar, among others, lavished praise on Kidami Srikanth for claiming the Australian Open title with a stunning win over reigning Olympic and...

PTI | Jun 25, 2017 06:13 PM

Mahindra Group Chairman Anand Mahindra to gift TUV300 to shuttler Kidambi Srikanth

Noted industrialist and diversified business conglomerate Mahindra Group Chairman, Anand Mahindra on Sunday said he would "personally" hand over a TUV300 to shuttler Kidambi Srikanth for winning the...

PTI | Jun 25, 2017 05:27 PM

Ulaanbaatar Cup: Ankush Dahiya claims gold medal in 60 kg weight category, L Devendro Singh settles for silver in Mongolia

Ankush Dahiya clinched the gold medal in 60 kg weight category of the Ulaanbaatar Cup boxing tournament in Mongolia. On the other hand, experienced boxer L Devendro Singh earned the silver medal in...

News Nation Bureau | Jun 25, 2017 01:46 PM

Australian Open Super Series: Kidambi Srikanth beats Chen Long 22-20, 21-16 to win men's singles final, BAI announces cash award

Kidambi Srikanth won the Australian Open Super Series on Sunday after defeating China's Olympic champion Chen Long 22-20, 21-16 in the men's singles final.This is the second successive title won by...

News Nation Bureau | Jun 25, 2017 12:56 PM

Australian Open Super Series: Kidambi Srikanth defeats China’s Shi Yuqi in straight games, enters final of tournament

Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth continued his brilliant run in the Australian Open Super Series and entered the final on Saturday by defeating China’s Shi Yuqi 21-10, 21-14.

News Nation Bureau | Jun 24, 2017 10:14 AM

Australian Open Super Series: Saina Nehwal loses to Sun Yu in women's singles quarterfinals

Indian ace shuttler Saina Nehwal lost to Chinese Sun Yu in the women's singles quarterfinals at the Australian Open on Friday.

News Nation Bureau | Jun 23, 2017 05:54 PM

Australian Open Super Series: K Srikanth defeats Sai Praneeth in all Indian quarterfinal to enter men's singles semis

Kidambi Srikanth defeated fellow Indian B Sai Praneeth in the men's singles quarterfinals of the Australian Open on Friday.

News Nation Bureau | Jun 23, 2017 02:11 PM

Australian Open Super Series: World No. 1 Tai Tzu Ying beats PV Sindhu in women's singles quarterfinals

Rio Olympic silver medallist PV Sindhu was beaten by Chinese Taipei's Tai Tzu Ying in a gripping three games encounter in the quarter-finals of the women's singles on Thursday.

News Nation Bureau | Jun 23, 2017 01:57 PM

Australian Open Super Series: Saina Nehwal defeats Sonnia Cheah to progress into quarters

Saina Nehwal defeats Sonnia Chea in three-set slugfest to march into the quarterfinals of the women's singles event at the Australian Open.

News Nation Bureau | Jun 22, 2017 07:02 PM

Australian Open Super Series: PV Sindhu defeats Chen Xiaoxin 21-13, 21-18 to seal quarterfinal berth

Rio Olympic silver medallist PV Sindhu overpowered China's Chen in straight games to secure a spot in the quarter-finals of the women's singles.

News Nation Bureau | Jun 22, 2017 03:32 PM

Australian Open Super Series: K Srikanth stuns World No. 1 Son Wan Ho, Praneeth beats Yuxiang to reach quarters

Kidambi Srikanth overcame a tough challenge from World No 1 Son Wan Ho to advance to the quarterfinals of the Australian Open Super Series on Thursday.

News Nation Bureau | Jun 22, 2017 03:20 PM

M C Mary Kom, Devendro Singh reach QF of Ulaanbaatar Cup boxing tournament in Mongolia; India off to good start

Iconic boxer Mary Kom, returning to competitive action after a one-year hiatus, will take on the winner of the bout between Russia’s Anna Aedma and Korea’s Chol Mi Bang in the Ulaanbaatar Cup...

News Nation Bureau | Jun 21, 2017 09:21 PM

Australian Open Super Series: PV Sindhu overcomes Sayaka Sato's spirited challenge in opening round

Rio Olympic silver medallist PV Sindhu sealed a well-fought win over Japanese opponent Sato in the opening round of the women's singles at the Australian Open on Thursday.

News Nation Bureau | Jun 21, 2017 04:19 PM

Australian Open Super Series: Saina Nehwal beats Sung Ji Hyun in straight games to enter second round

India's ace shuttler Saina Nehwal trounced Sung Ji Hyun in straight games to progress into round two of the Australian Open Super Series event on Wednesday.

News Nation Bureau | Jun 21, 2017 12:25 PM