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PV Sindhu donates Rs 10 lakh in fight against COVID-19

PV Sindhu donates Rs 10 lakh in fight against COVID-19

Hyderabad: Ace Indian shuttler P.V. Sindhu on Thursday donated a sum of Rs 10 lakh to combat the spread of coronavirus. Sindhu has donated Rs 5 lakh each to Andhra Pradesh and Telangana Chief Minister Relief Funds in fight against COVID-19 pandemic."I hereby donate an amount of Rs 5,00,000/- each (R...

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All England C'ships: Sindhu through to quarters

All England C'ships: Sindhu through to quarters

London: P.V. Sindhu on Thursday advanced to the quarterfinals of the All England Championships with a straight games win over Korea's Sung Ji Hyun.However, 18-year-old Lakshya Sen went down fighting to former world No.1 Viktor Axelsen of Denmark.Reigning world champion Sindhu beat world No. 12 Sing ...

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PBL: Pune 7Aces beat Bengaluru Raptors in nail-biting tie

 PBL: Pune 7Aces beat Bengaluru Raptors in nail-biting tie

Lucknow, Jan 28 (IANS) Pune 7Aces staged a stunning comeback and defeated Bengaluru Raptors 4-3 in their second tie of the season and eighth tie of the Premier Badminton League (PBL).The show on Monday evening was led by the doubles pairings of Chris and Gabrielle Adcock and Chirag Shetty and Hendra...

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Need to maintain same energy, passion in coming games: Manpreet

 Need to maintain same energy, passion in coming games: Manpreet

<br>In the first match, Netherlands got a total of nine PCs however, they were able to convert just one. In the second one, Netherlands gained three PCs but again ended up converting only one. In their next matches in the Pro-League, India will face Belgium and Australia. Both these sides have...

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Mansi wins 2nd successive Junior Ranking title

 Mansi wins 2nd successive Junior Ranking title

Bengaluru, Jan 26 (IANS) Haryana girl Mansi Singh won the All India Junior Ranking badminton tournament on Sunday for the second successive time. Mansi beat M Meghana Reddy in straight games to wrest the title.Mansi, who won the junior ranking event in Chandigarh last week, had dropped just one game...

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PBL 2020: Chirag, Rituparna, Loh guide Pune to win over Mumbai

 PBL 2020: Chirag, Rituparna, Loh guide Pune to win over Mumbai

Lucknow, Jan 25 (IANS) Chirag Shetty, Rituparna Das and Loh Kean Yew guided Pune 7 Aces to victory over Mumbai Rockets in a highly entertaining Maharashtra derby as the Lucknow leg of the Premier Badminton League kicked off at the Babu Banarasi Das Badminton Academy here on Saturday.The highly-antic...

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'Amazing' camaraderie with Satwik helps on court: Chirag

 'Amazing' camaraderie with Satwik helps on court: Chirag

Since finishing in the semi-final of the China Open in early November, they have suffered first round exits in four tournaments on the trot but they remain in the rankings for the Tokyo Olympics. Pairs that finish in the top eight of the rankings by the cut-off date of April 28 qualify for the marqu...

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System needs boundaries when it comes to scheduling: Gopichand

 System needs boundaries when it comes to scheduling: Gopichand

Kolkata, Jan 24 (IANS) Indias chief badminton coach Pullela Gopichand feels the "system" needs to set boundaries in place when it comes to manic scheduling of the shuttlers, saying as a country that has not been done.Gopichand also reiterated that there is a dearth of coaches in India and despite th...

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Hope Saina, Srikanth buck up, Sindhu form not a worry: Gopichand

 Hope Saina, Srikanth buck up, Sindhu form not a worry: Gopichand

<br>Gopichand also stressed the need to work on opponents being able to read "certain strokes and game patterns" of Indian shuttlers ahead of Tokyo 2020."Sindhu has struggled a bit. But she is someone who has consistently done well in the highest tournaments and I do believe tha...

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Subhankar Dey helps Awadhe Warriors to 1st win in PBL 2020

 Subhankar Dey helps Awadhe Warriors to 1st win in PBL 2020

Chennai, Jan 24 (IANS) World No. 46 Subhankar Dey kept his calm under pressure to take the Awadhe Warriors to a 4-3 win against the North Eastern Warriors in their first tie at the ongoing Premier Badminton League.With the two teams locked at 3-3, it boiled down to the men's singles face-off between...

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