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Prannoy in awe of Tai Tzu Ying, labels her a ‘ninja’

In awe of women’s shuttler Tai Tzu Ying, H. S. Prannoy has described the Taiwanese World No. 1 as a “ninja warrior”, whose strokes would be difficult to match even after a decade of practice.“Tai Tzu is one player...

Sindhu reveals her success mantra

Expectations have sky-rocketed since her Rio Olympics silver medal and P. V. Sindhu says the only way to handle the huge responsibility is to practice till she achieves perfection in all her strokes.“Since the Rio Olympics, the expectations...

Chennai Smashers ‘trumps’ Bengaluru Blasters, but out of PBL race

Bengaluru Blasters won three out of the five matches but lost the tie 2-3 by virtue of going down in its trump match, in a Premier Badminton League encounter at the Nehru Indoor Stadium here on Monday. While...

Hyderabad seals final spot with 3-0 win over Delhi

Carolina Marin came back with a vengeance after losing her first ever game in the tournament to help Hyderabad Hunters storm into the final of the third edition of Premier Badminton League with a 3-0 win over Delhi Dashers...

Kamilla Rytter Juhl and Christinna Pedersen are badminton’s inspirational partnership, on court and off...

Jan 4, 2018Jonathan SelvarajESPN On Tuesday evening in Lucknow, the mixed doubles badminton pair of Kamilla Rytter Juhl and LC Him lost a close match to Awadhe Warriors' team of Christinna Pedersen and TC Man. While the defeat...

Sikki Reddy: ‘The focus this year will be on Commonwealth and Asian Games’

N. Sikki Reddy isn't the usual badminton girl that you would imagine. She isn't towering but at just 5'5, Sikki is an aggressive live-wire on the court. Her smashes are lethal and her placement immaculate. Sikki, who forms...

PBL: Ahmedabad ‘smashes’ its way past Mumbai to seal semis berth

True to its name, Ahmedabad Smash Masters smashed Mumbai Rockets’ hopes of entering the knockouts as it won 5-0 in the final league match for both the teams at the Premier Badminton League at the Nehru Indoor Stadium here...

PBL finally lands in Chennai

 It might be the third season of the Premier Badminton League, but for those in Chennai it will be the first. As the last two editions couldn’t be held due to several reasons, the city will be eager to...

PBL: Mumbai Rockets trumps Awadhe Warriors 4-1

Mumbai Rockets may have been at the bottom of the pile, but it only helped the team spring to life against host Awadhe Warriors in the Vodafone Premier Badminton League at the Babu Banarasi Das Stadium here on Thursday.If...

Speedy Marin too hot to handle for Saina

On a day when the Hyderabad Hunters put in the most emphatic display of this season's PBL, it was their captain Carolina Marin who led from the front. The Hunters' 6-(-1) win against the Awadhe Warriors propelled them...

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