BWF World Championships – Satwik-Chirag claim first ever medal in mens doubles

Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty claimed the bronze medal in the men’s doubles competition of the World Championships after losing against Malaysia’s Aaron Chia and Soh Wooi Yik in the semifinals on Friday. The world number 7 Indian pair did really well to win opening game 22-20 but lost the next two 18-21, 16-21 in an intense 77-minute clash to bring an end to the Indian challenge at the tournament….

August 27, 2022
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Commonwealth Games 2022 Badminton – Three gold in both men and women singles and mens doubles

India’s badminton men’s doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty won the gold medal after defeating England’s Ben Lane and Sean Vendy 21-15 and 21-13 in what turned out to be a rather one-sided summit clash. The duo had won the silver medal in the last Games in Gold Coast. Rankireddy and Shetty were part of the Indian team that won the historic Thomas Cup title earlier this year. They…

August 9, 2022
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Sameer Verma’s epic comeback at Thailand Open to win after saving seven match points

The Indian stunned eighth seed Lee 18-21 27-25 21-19 in a thrilling opening match. Saving seven match points, Sameer Verma shocked world No 10 Lee Zii Jia at the Toyota Thailand Open Super 1000 tournament in Bangkok on Tuesday to advance to the second round. On a day when the Indian contingent made a good start to the tournament, the highlight was the lion-hearted performance by world no. 31 Sameer,…

January 19, 2021
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Thailand to deliver three spectacular badminton events in January

The three events include two BWF World Tour Super 1000 tournaments with the third being the BWF World Tour Finals. Yonex Thailand Open – Jan 12-17 Toyota Thailand Open – Jan 19-24 HSBC BWF World Tour Finals 2020 – Jan 27-31 The 2020 season was suspended in March due to the Covid-19 pandemic but competition resumed earlier this month with the successful staging of the Denmark Open. “The Asian leg…

January 5, 2021
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PV Sindhu wins historic gold, crushes Nozomi Okuhara in BWF World Championship

Basel, Switzerland: BWF World Championships 2019: World No. 5 PV Sindhu crushed higher-ranked Nozomi Okuhara in straight games in the women’s singles final to win the elusive gold in her third successive final. Sindhu became the first Indian to finish on the top step of the podium in the prestigious world meet. 2013 – Bronze 2014 – Bronze 2017 – Silver 2018 – Silver 2019 – GOLD! PV Sindhu has…

August 25, 2019
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Badminton statt Bollywood auf dem Titlis

Am Dienstag, 12. März 2019 führte Swiss Badminton in Engelberg zum Auftakt der YONEX Swiss Open und ein knappes halbes Jahr vor der Badminton-WM (beide Events in der St. Jakobshalle Basel) einen Presse-Anlass der besonderen Art durch: Auf dem Titlis traten für einmal nicht Bollywood Stars vor die Kameras, sondern die besten indischen und die besten Schweizer Badmintonspieler, die sich nach der Medienkonferenz auch auf einem Originalcourt noch sportlich betätigten…

March 19, 2019
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Swiss Open: Sai Praneeth Loses To China’s Shi Yuqi In Final

Basel (Switzerland): Despite a brave performance, Sai Praneeth fell just short of a historic win in the final of the Swiss Open, losing to World No.2 Shi Yuqi 21-19, 18-21, 12-21. His opponent, China’s Shi Yuqi, the 2019 All England Open champion, sometimes looked unprepared for the level of competition Praneeth brought to the court on Sunday. There had been only one meeting between the two before this, which Yuqi…

March 19, 2019
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