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  • CM Naidu hails PV Sindhu for winning silver at World Badminton Championship

    Renowned badminton player PV Sindhu on Wednesday met Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu. She was accompanied by her Chief National Coach P. Gopichand. CM Chandrababu Naidu was happy and blessed Sindhu for her better performance in future and also wished luck for her service as a deputy collector. CM Naidu enquired about the Amaravati Badminton Academy, which will be established soon. PV Sindhu won silver medal after losing to Japan's Nozomi Okuhara in the finals of the World Badminton Championship held at Glasgow.

    Aug 31, 2017, 15:56 IST

  • Watch video: PV Sindhu's sweet treat on winning silver Olympic medal

    Watch this video to find out what coach Pullela Gopichand has promised to ace shuttler PV Sindhu after winning the silver medal in Rio Olympics. Video courtesy: Star Sports

    Aug 21, 2016, 09:48 IST

  • Padma award a big boost to morale, says badminton ace Saina Nehwal

    Badminton ace Sania Nehwal on Monday said that she was happy to get the Padma Bhushan award from President Pranab Mukherjee, and added that such accolades give a huge boost to morale and inspires players to work harder for greater glory.

    Mar 28, 2016, 18:58 IST

  • 12th South Asian Games conclude

    The 12th South Asian games were declared close in a glittering ceremony that saw performances by eight live bands from across the northeastern states.

    Feb 24, 2016, 10:11 IST

  • Here's what Saina Nehwal has to say about being awarded Padma Bhushan

    Ace shuttler Saina Nehwal has got the nod for the prestigious Padma Bhushan Award. Saina Nehwal said that it was a great honour as she wasn't expecting it.

    Jan 26, 2016, 09:51 IST

  • Saina Nehwal fails to defend China Open title

    Indian ace shuttler Saina Nehwal suffered a shocking defeat at the hands of her Chinese opponent Li Xuerui to finish as a runner up at the China Open Superseries.

    Nov 16, 2015, 11:33 IST

  • Saina Nehwal encourages children to be healthy

    Ace Indian Shuttler Saina Nehwal on Wednesday supported a campaign to encourage children to have breakfast daily, organized by Kellogg India in New Delhi.

    Sep 02, 2015, 20:20 IST

  • Saina Nehwal disappointed to lose World Championship Final

    Ace Indian Shuttler Saina Nehwal, who regained her top spot in the women's singles Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings, said she was disappointed to lose the World Championship final last week.

    Aug 21, 2015, 10:58 IST

  • Saina Nehwal dethrones Carolina Marin to regain No 1 rank

    Indian ace shuttler Saina Nehwal regained her top spot in the Women's singles Badminton World Federation (BWF) Rankings on Thursday. Despite losing to her Spanish counterpart Carolina Marin in the World Championship's final last week, Saina dethroned her in the latest rankings released today.

    Aug 20, 2015, 18:01 IST

  • Saina Nehwal decides to take her defeat positively

    Badminton star Saina Nehwal held a news conference in Hyderabad after her loss to Carolina Marin in the finals of the World Badminton Championship in Jakarta.

    Aug 18, 2015, 21:34 IST

  • President and PM congratulate shuttlers Jwala-Ashwini on Canada Open win

    President Pranab Mukherjee and PM Narendra Modi on Tuesday extended their congratulations to shuttlers Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa after they won the 2015 Canada Open badminton title.

    Jun 30, 2015, 13:13 IST

  • Jwala Gutta family elated with her win in Canada Open

    Jwala Gutta's family is definitely on cloud nine as they expressed their joy on the shuttler winning the 2015 Canada Open badminton title with Ashwini Ponnappa. Kranti Gutta, the father of the 31-year-old badminton star, lauded her coach and the trainer for guiding her throughout the tournament.

    Jun 29, 2015, 15:43 IST

  • Saina Nehwal makes her debut on Dubsmash

    Saina Nehwal became the first Indian sportsperson to make her Dubsmash debut. Video courtesy: Twitter @NSaina

    Jun 05, 2015, 13:41 IST

  • Jwala Gutta the new item girl on the block

    Badminton player Jwala Gutta has just finished shooting for an item song in a movie. She talks to NDTV about objectification of women in films and more. Video courtesy: NDTV

    Feb 04, 2013, 12:04 IST

  • After Mary Kom now movie on Saina Nehwal

    After Mary Kom, now movie on Saina Nehwal! Video adapted from NDTV

    Dec 25, 2012, 14:11 IST

  • Super Saina Nehwal back with a bang

    Talking after her Denmark Open victory, Saina Nehwal said that the felicitation functions she attended post-Olympics, helped her in relaxation. She also thanked God and Indian supporters, who egged her on despite a shaky right knee. Indian Badminton player P V Sindhu, talking to NDTV, too congratulated Saina on her fine win. Video courtesy: NDTV

    Oct 22, 2012, 08:46 IST

  • Saina Nehwal takes to the sky in a trainer aircraft

    Indian badminton sensation Saina Nehwal today took to the skies, quite literally, as she flew in the Kiran MK II Jet trainer aircraft. The Indian Air Force plane is used to train rookie pilots. Video courtesy: NDTV

    Sep 28, 2012, 17:14 IST

  • Saina Nehwal set to fly jet trainer aircraft

    She's taken Indian badminton to newer heights and now get set to see Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal fly in a jet fighter this afternoon. Video courtesy: NDTV

    Sep 28, 2012, 09:42 IST

  • Saina Nehwal signs Rs 40 crore contract

    Indian badminton star and Olympic medallist Saina Nehwal signs up a 40-crore deal. Video courtesy: NDTV

    Sep 20, 2012, 18:26 IST

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