Badminton World Federation

Shagunpreet bags badminton title

Shagunpreet Kaur defeated Unnati Jaral to claim the girls’ U-19 title on the concluding day of the Yonex Sunrise 1st AMBA Open Badminton Tournament today. Ishan Sihag claimed the first position by defeating Adhayan Kakkar. In the boys’ U-19 doubles...

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Lawn Bowl squad

4 players of Indian Lawn Bowl squad from Assam in...

Four players from Assam named in the12-member Indian Lawn Bowl squad which will participate in the forthcoming Commonwealth Games scheduled to be held in Birmingham. The selected players are Tania Choudhury, Nayanmoni Saikia, Mridul Borgohain and Anand Narzary. The competition...

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Malaysia Open Badminton Tournament

PV Sindhu loses to nemesis Tai Tzu Ying, Prannoy also...

Two-time Olympic medallist PV Sindhu crashed out in the women’s singles quarterfinals of the Malaysia Open badminton tournament after losing to her nemesis Tai Tzu Ying of Chinese Taipei in a hard-fought three-game contest here on Friday. Sindhu, seeded seventh,...

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National Fencing Championship

Assam fencing team named for Junior National Fencing Championship

Assam Fencing Association announced a 26-member squad for the Junior National Fencing Championship which will kick off tomorrow at Cuttack. Lalit Singh and Sumi Dutta will accompany the team as coaches. The other members: Boys- Rajib Boro, Deepjyoti Mahato, Debraj...

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Diamond League

Neeraj Chopra finishes second in Stockholm Diamond League despite registering...

Olympic champion Neeraj Chopra of India on Thursday finished second in the men’s javelin throw event during the Stockholm Diamond League at BAUHAUS-galan with an attempt of 89.94m. Grenadian Anderson Peters took the top spot with a 90.31m throw. Peters...

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Malaysia Open 2022 Badminton Tournament

Malaysia Open: Sindhu, Prannoy advance to quarterfinals

Two-time Olympic medallist P. V. Sindhu and Thomas Cup star HS Prannoy secured contrasting wins to enter the quarterfinals of the Malaysia Open Super 750 badminton tournament here on Thursday. Unseeded Prannoy, who won all his matches during India’s historic...

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National Games

National Games will be held in Gujarat in September-October this...

Postponed several times due to different reasons, the National Games will be held in multiple cities in Gujarat in September-October this year, the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) Secretary General Rajiv Mehta told PTI on Wednesday. The IOA took the decision...

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Malaysia Open Super 750 Badminton Tournament

PV Sindhu wins, Saina Nehwal ousted

PV Sindhu progressed to the second round, while Saina Nehwal bowed out after losing her opener at the Malaysia Open Super 750 badminton tournament here today. Sindhu beat world No. 10 Pornpawee Chochuwong 21-13 21-17. Saina went down against USA’s...

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Handball

Handball team records first win in U-20 Worlds

The Indian women’s junior handball team has created history by registering its first ever win in the U-20 World Championships, being held in Celje and Lasko in Slovenia. The Indian girls beat Iran 31-30 in the ranking placements on Sunday....

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Malaysia Open

Prannoy advances, Praneeth, Sameer lose in Malaysia Open

India’s HS Prannoy faced stiff resistance before prevailing against local hero Daren Liew as the Indian shuttler progressed to the men’s singles second round of the Malaysia Open, here on Tuesday. A former top-10 player, Prannoy, who had reached the...

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