The decision was taken on Monday during the Executive Council (EC) meeting, presided over by BAI President Himanta Biswa Sarma
If there is a sportsman and he is stylish and glamorous, nobody asks him, but if a sports woman is stylish or glamorous, she is questioned, said Jwala Gutta
The third-seeded Sindhu, who had clinched the China Open title in 2016, defeated World No. 39 Saena Kawakami of Japan 21-15, 21-13 in the opening round at the Olympic Sports Center Xincheng Gymnasium
"I kept telling myself 'a couple more points, a couple more points' -- and then finally it was over. The home support was a massive help."
Just like his compatriots, fatigue seemed to have caught up with Srikanth as he squandered a game's lead to lose 21-19, 16-21, 18-21 against Korea's Lee Dong Keun
Srikanth, who suffered a shocking defeat in the recently-concluded Asian Games 2018, maintained his eighth spot in the men's singles rankings with 63,835 points
Saina Nehwal takes #36SecPlankChallenge to help a child cure with heart disorder. A life insurance brand takes this initiative to spread the awareness on the importance of health Insurance
Wong Wing Ki had defeated the Indian at the Asian Games last month. Indian mixed doubles pair of Pranaav Jerry Chopra and N Sikki Reddy will face Malaysian combination of Chan Peng Soon and Goh Liu Ying
Had the most amazing day at my nephews cradle ceremony. Welcoming the newest edition to our family @vvanivats. #HappyMoments #FamilyFirst #NephewLove #fun, PV Sindhu wrote
Third seed Sindhu had to sweat it out for 53 minutes before prevailing 21-17 7-21 21-13 over unseeded local girl Sayaka Takahashi in her women's singles opening round
Satwik and Ashwini, on the other hand, will hope to put it past second-seeded Chinese pair of Wang Yilyu and Huang Dongping
Rankireddy and Shetty also came out victorious, beating third seeded Indonesian pair of Akbar Bintang Cahyono and Moh Reza Pahlevi Isfahani 21-16, 21-14 to lift the men's doubles crown
Gutta, has received numerous comments on various occasions be it the kind of clothes she wears, or how she plays her game and even being labelled as "China Ka Maal" and "Anti National"
Sameer defeated compatriot Kevin Arokia Walter 21-14, 21-9, while Gurusaidutt beat fellow Indian Daniel S Farid 21-14, 21-13 in another match
Special gift from papa to me after winning my Asian games bronze medal in Jakarta, thank u @NHarvir, Saina Nehwal wrote on social media
Some of the Indian fans and media persons, who arrived at the venue in time for the Sindhu match, were not allowed to enter as the stadium was already full, with Indonesian fans cheering for their national her...
India's star shuttler PV Sindhu,loses gold medal match to World No. 1 Tzu Ying, who at 24, is dominating the sport just as batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar did at that age
In fact, Sindhu and compatriot Saina Nehwal have lost 22 matches between them to Tai. The last time Sindhu got the better of Tai was at the Rio Olympics
It was Sindhu's third defeat in a big final this year, having lost the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games title clash to Saina Nehwal and the World Championship summit clash to Spain's Carolina Marin
A drop in concentration saw PV Sindhu stretched to three games for the third time in four matches in this competition
En route her maiden Asian Games gold medal, Tzu Ying has already conquered one Indian champ in Saina Nehwal and must get the better of the other, PV Sindhu
After defeating World No.2 Akane Yagamuchi of Japan 21-17, 15-21, 21-10 in the semis, the 23-year-old became the first Indian shuttler to reach the final of badminton singles competition at the Asiad
With his boyish charm and muscular yet fit frame, young Christie, 21, is a hit with his female fans here. So, when he took off his shirt court side, in between games
Saina Nehwal unaware of becoming the first Indian individual badminton medal-winner in 36 years due to coach Gopichand's no-mobile policy during events
In the semifinals, Saina faces world no 1 and top seed Tai Tzu Ying of Chinese Taipei, while Sindhu will take on either China's Chen Yufei or world no 2 Akane Yamaguchi of Japan
Saina fell behind 3-8 at the beginning in the opening game but found a way to beat the Thai player 21-18 21-16 in the quarterfinal, which lasted 42 minutes
Sindhu outwitted World No. 22 Gregoria Mariska Tunjung 21-12, 21-15 in 35 minutes after Commonwealth Games gold medallist Saina dispatched another crowd-favourite Fitriani, ranked 40th, 21-6 21-14 in second-ro...
Badminton is among the least cared for sport in Pakistan, unlike in India, where it is a priority and highly popular
After Srikanth lost 21-23, 19-21 to Wong Wing Ki Vincent of Hong Kong in a 43-minute duel, Prannoy too followed suit going down 12-21, 21-15, 15-21 to Thailand's Kantaphon Wangcharoen in a 65-minute contest, m...
Gayatri Gopichand reveals that even though Pullela Gopichand is strict with her on court, off court they share a fun equation and have a good laugh about it