Badminton

NEW DELHI: The Yonex Sunrise India Open Super 500 tournament, one of the last three qualifying events for the Tokyo Olympics, was on Monday postponed due to raging COVID-19 pandemic in the country.

The $400,000 India Open was scheduled to be held behind closed doors in the National Capital from May 11 to 16.

“Considering the current challenges, BAI is left with no option but to announce the postponement of the tournament for the time being,” Badminton Association of India (BAI) general secretary Ajay Singhania was quoted as having said at a virtual press conference.

Apr 14, 2021 19:04
NEW DELHI: The $400,000 India Open — the country’s biggest badminton tournament — will be held behind closed doors at the KD Jadhav Indoor Hall here from May 11-16, the Badminton Association of India confirmed Wednesday.
Apr 08, 2021 19:04
NEW DELHI: Sports tech startup Hudle has appointed Pullela Gopichand as brand ambassador and advisor.  Hudle's decision to onboard the Indian badminton icon comes a few months after the Delhi-based company signed on Indian Test cricket vice captain Ajinkya Rahane.
Apr 05, 2021 16:04
KUALA LUMPUR: Two Super 100 badminton tournaments – the Russian Open 2021 and Indonesia Masters 2021 Super 100 – have been cancelled due to the global upsurge in COVID-19 related restrictions, the Badminton World Federation (BWF) said on Monday. "The ongoing COVID-19 restrictions and complications left local organisers no choice but to cancel the tournaments," a BWF statement reads.
Feb 02, 2021 20:02
NEW DELHI: The Badminton Association of India has announced that BAI will be conducting two senior ranking meets from April. The return of badminton to the country for the first time since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic last summer. has been made keeping in mind the India Open, beginning in New Delhi on May 11.
Feb 02, 2021 20:02
BENGALURU: Herbalife Nutrition, the global leader in nutrition, announced the renewal of the contract with its sponsored athletes for the year 2021.
Dec 21, 2020 18:12
KUALA LUMPUR: Due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation, a necessary review of the BWF Tournament Calendar 2021 has now been carried out and this process has included how to reopen the BWF World Rankings and deal with a range of tournament related matters.
Dec 08, 2020 13:12
LAUSANNE: The executive board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Monday approved the event programme and athlete quotas for the Olympic Games Paris 2024, which are centred on gender equality and youth.
Nov 27, 2020 20:11
NEW DELHI: The organisers of the Premier Badminton League Friday cancelled PBL's sixth edition, making official what was always on the cards in what has been a chaotic year for sports in general.
Nov 24, 2020 19:11
NEW DELHI: The Badminton Association of India (BAI) has requested the Union Sports Ministry to relax the mandatory 14-day quarantine period for foreign players keen to participate in next year’s Yonex Sunrise India Open Super 500 tournament.
Oct 22, 2020 11:10
KUALA LUMPUR: Organisers of the BARFOOT & THOMPSON BWF World Junior Championships 2020 have confirmed that the event has been cancelled. The ongoing COVID-19 restrictions and uncertainty left BWF, Badminton New Zealand and tournament organisers no choice but to cancel the event.