P V Sindhu's, Saina Nehwal and men's doubles pair of Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy's absence was sorely noted and it hurt India's prospects in the tournament.
India’s shuttlers suffered a 1-4 loss to Thailand in their group A opener, jeopardising their chances of qualifying for the knockout stage of Sudirman Cup.
London Olympic bronze medallist, Saina lost 17-21 17-21 to Denmark's Line Christophersen in 28 minutes,
The world number 30 pair of Ashwini and Sikki took just 33 minutes to see off the 13th ranked duo of Gabriela and Stefani 21-17 21-10 in the second-round match on Thursday night.
The Indian women's duo of Ashwini Ponnappa and N Sikki Reddy and men's doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty also progressed to the second round
World no. 13 Srikanth, an Olympic hopeful, will be up against France's Thomas Rouxel in the Round of 16.
Satwik and Ashwini notched up an upset 18-21 10-21 win over the world no 8 pair last night.
The duo had stunned fifth seeded Malaysian combination of Chan Peng Soon and Goh Liu Ying in the quarterfinals.
The impressive run of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty came to an end after a hard-fought semifinal defeat to world number nine Malaysian combination of Aaron Chia and Soh Wooi Yik in men's doubles
The unseeded Indian pair beat their world no. 6 Malaysian opponents 18-21 24-22 22-20 in a nail-bitting quarterfinal duel.
Confined to their homes for more than two months due to coronavirus lockdown, Indian badminton players started training
PV Sindhu lost 13-21, 21-18, 19-21 to World No.42 Pai Yu Po in the women's singles opening round at the China Open badminton tournament on Tuesday.
Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Ashwini Ponnappa recovered from a mid-game slump to outwit the World No. 7 combination of Praveen Jordan and Melati Daeva Oktavianti 22-20, 17-21, 21-17 at the China Open badminton tournament on Tuesday.
Sourabh Verma, who had won the Slovenia International in May, beat Iskandar Zulkarnain of Malaysia 23-21, 21-16 to enter the men's singles final at the Hyderabad Open badminton tournament on Saturday.
It is only the second time that Ashwini Ponnappa and Satwitsairaj Rankireddy got the better of world number 5th Malaysian team to make the second round of Thailand Open
India's Pusarla V. Sindhu competes against Thailand's Pornpawee Chochuwong during their women's singles badminton group stage match at the BWF World Tour Finals in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia.AP Photo/Dita Alangkara
A disabled girl walks through a corridor at a school run by the Association of People with Disability in Bengaluru.AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi
A group of physically challenged people stage a protest on the 'International Day of Disabled Persons' in Srinagar.PTI Photo/S. Irfan
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi addresses a press conference on farmers issue at AICC HQ in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Ravi Choudhary
Workers prepare beds inside a special COVID-19 ward to treat persons infected with the Omicron variant, at Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital in Chennai.PTI Photo/ R Senthil Kumar
Young, brash and little-known artistes are using hip-hop as an outlet to speak up and speak out.
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While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry
Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.
As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.
India's cricket administrators showed more drive to boost BCCI's coffers rather than take care of players' welfare during pandemic times.