Lakshya Sen, Satwik-Chirag win titles with top wins

Indian Lakshya Sen secured his first Super 500 title by winning the India Open with an impressive run in a row over reigning world champion Loh Kean Yew of Singapore in the men’s singles final in New Delhi on Sunday. Earlier, Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty became the first domestic pair to win the Indian … Read more

Sensational Lakshya at the head of an Indian young and exciting badminton brigade

Covid’s ravaged Indian Open will be largely remembered for its dazzling and all-encompassing portrayal in the men’s singles of 20-year-old Lakshye Sen, who won his debut title and made history by defeating world champion Loh Kean Yew in direct matches. Lakshya earned INR 21 lakh for his troubles. And it was a red letter day … Read more

Asian Badminton Championships: Sen, Sindhu medals; Prannoy withdrew due to injury

The focus will be on double Olympic medalist PV Sindhu and bronze medalist at the Lakshya Sen World Championships when he will lead India’s challenge at the Asian Badminton Championships, which starts here on Tuesday. There will be a lot of hope to ride on Sen and Sindhu because the duo is in good shape … Read more

Watch Lakshya Sen vs Viktor Axelsen live

Lakshya Sen is on the brink of history when on Sunday in the final of the All England Open badminton championship 2022 he fights against world number 1 and current Olympic champion Viktor Axelsen. The final clash of Lakshya Sen against Viktor Axelsen will start at 21:30 IST. (More badminton news) Lakshya Sen lost the … Read more

Badminton, rowing and skiing federations ban athletes from Russia and Belarus

Several sports bodies sanctioned Russian and Belarusian athletes on Tuesday for Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, and the governing bodies for badminton, rowing and skiing banned athletes from the two countries from participating in international competitions. Since the start of what Russian President Vladimir Putin called a “special military operation” last week, sports bodies around the … Read more

India Open: Lakshya Sen, Loh Kean Yew, Katethong show badminton Next Gen is here

Who knew that the Next Gen of badminton singles did not roll their toes and toes through the pandemic, waiting, but was in the wings. Ready to hit. At the first opportunity, they could grab it. Who knew on the eve of the Winter World Cup that he was a Singaporean Loh Kean Yew could … Read more

Thomas Cup 2022: Mathias Boe – The hand of Denmark in the victory of India

Mathias Boe’s emotions are everywhere. It’s the morning after the first Indian Thomas Cup title in the tournament’s 73-year history, and Boe, the coach of the Indian doubles team, is still gathering emotion on Monday morning. “I had a late dinner, slept very little. I am tired. My body is sore. I’m a little mentally … Read more

Danish badminton great Mathias Boe is likely to return as Indian doubles coach

Danish legend Mathias Boe is likely to return for the second time as the doubles coach of the Indian badminton team after Malaysian Tan Kim Her turned down the offer despite the Ministry of Sports approving his appointment. Boe, a silver medalist at the London Olympics and a former world No. 1 in doubles, coached … Read more

P Gopicand writes: ‘This is a real World Cup … proud of the team’

The most encouraging aspect of the Indian Thomas Cup team today is watching Chirag Shetty-Satwiksairaj Rankireddy beat Mohammad Ahsan-Kevin Sanjay Sukamuljo. All the previous times our guys met Kevin Sanjay, they lost 11-0. It was like individuals. Today, the Indian team supported their efforts, planned and cheered for them. That makes a difference, and this … Read more

P Gopichand: ‘This is a real World Cup … proud of the team’

The most encouraging aspect of the Indian Thomas Cup team today is watching Chirag Shetty-Satwiksairaj Rankireddy beat Mohammad Ahsan-Kevin Sanjay Sukamuljo. All the previous times our guys met Kevin Sanjay, they lost 11-0. It was like individuals. Today, the Indian team supported their efforts, planned and cheered for them. That makes a difference, and this … Read more