HYDERABAD - Canadian players have decided to ignore an advisory from their foreign office to leave India before Independence Day and decided to continue playing in the ongoing World Badminton Championships.
HYDERABAD - Peter Gade says he will do whatever it takes to avenge his defeat by ‘Super’ Lin Dan at the Beijing Olympics when the two meet here in Friday’s quarter-final.
HYDERABAD - After two Austrian players pulled out of the World Badminton Championships, citing apprehensions over security, the sport’s governing body Thursday expressed concern that team managers and players are taking decisions arbitrarily without seeking its advice on such a crucial matter.
HYDERABAD, India — Denmark’s Peter Gade and Lin Dan of China will meet in the quarterfinals of the badminton world championships after both won their third-round matches Thursday.
HYDERABAD - The Malaysian badminton coach, who was hospitalised here after showing swine flu-like symptoms, tested negative for the viral disease Wednesday, an official said.
HYDERABAD - Indias Saina Nehwal and Chetan Anand entered the singles pre-quarterfinals of the World Badminton Championships even as Parupalli Kashyap put up a brave fight against second seed Jin Chen of China before bowing out in the second round here Wednesday.
HYDERABAD - The condition of the Malaysian coach, quarantined with swine flu-like symptoms at the World Badminton Championships here, was stable Wednesday.
HYDERABAD - Veteran Indonesian Taufik Hidayat, who won the Indian Open here in March, is enjoying his time at the World Badminton Championships.
HYDERABAD - Two Austrian players have pulled out of the World Badminton Championships and quietly left the city without informing the organisers.
HYDERABAD - The organisers of the World Badminton Championships are banking on star Indian player Saina Nehwal to draw home crowd to Gachibowli’s Balayogi Stadium which was sparsely populated on the first two days.
HYDERABAD - India’s Saina Nehwal defeated Anastasia Prokopenko of Russia 21-10, 21-17 to advance to the pre-quarterfinals of the World Badminton Championships here Wednesday.
HYDERABAD - Saina Nehawal, India’s badminton hope in the women’s singles at the World Badminton Championships, advanced to the third round with a straight sets victory over Russian Anastasia Prokopenko.
HYDERABAD, India — Former world and Olympic champion Taufik Hidayat advanced to the second round at the badminton world championships with a 21-14, 21-14 win over Christian Boesiger of Switzerland on Tuesday.
HYDERABAD, India —Tight security marked the start of the World Badminton Championship on Monday, with more than 1,000 police officers deployed to protect teams a day after England pulled out because of safety concerns.
HYDERABAD - World Badminton Federation (WBF) on Sunday said that it would not be reviewing security arrangements despite England pulling out of the world championships to be held from Monday in Hyderabad.
HYDERABAD - The England badminton team on Sunday withdrew from the World Badminton Championships to be held in Hyderabad from August 10 to 16, following “a specific terrorist threat” against the championships.
HYDERABAD - The Andhra Pradesh police on Saturday said that there is no specific threat to the World Badminton Championships, which will be held at G.M.C.Balayogi Stadium from August 10 to 16.
HYDERABAD - The World Badminton Championships scheduled to be held here from Monday has been enveloped in a security blanket, following the Intelligence Bureau’s (IB) alert on possible terror strike.
HYDERABAD - Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal has resumed practice for the World Badminton Championships.
HYDERABAD - After her engagement with her childhood friend and businessman Sohrab Mirza, ace tennis player Sania Mirza arrived at a stadium in Hyderabad to practice tennis.
HYDERABAD - Tennis star Sania Mirza found her match in childhood friend Sohrab Mirza as the two exchanged rings at an engagement ceremony here Friday night that was attended by industrialists, sportspersons and politicians.
HYDERABAD - Tennis sensation Sania Mirza will get engaged in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, on Friday evening.
HYDERABAD, India — Two engineering students smitten by Indian tennis star Sania Mirza have been arrested and accused of stalking her.
HYDERABAD - Another man, this time from Uttar Pradesh, has found himself behind bars for creating a nuisance at tennis star Sania Mirza’s house on the eve of her engagement.
HYDERABAD - After winning her first ever super series badminton title in Indonesia, Saina Nehwal arrived in Hyderabad, her home city on Saturday.
HYDERABAD - Saina Nehwal returned home Sunday to a rousing welcome after winning her first Super Series title in Indonesia.
HYDERABAD - The Andhra Pradesh government Tuesday ordered probe into allegations that suspended secretary of Andhra Cricket Association (ACA) V. Chamundeswarnath sexually exploited women cricketers.
HYDERABAD - Deccan Chargers, the winners of the second edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) in South Africa, arrived here Wednesday night to a rousing welcome from fans.
HYDERABAD - Celebrations broke out in this southern city after Deccan Chargers beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by six runs to lift the second edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the New Wanderers in Johannesburg Sunday.