A letter was sent by the BAI to the IOA asking for the six-member team, including Pullela Gopichand, to be allowed to go to the Olympics alongside the four qualified shuttlers.
Former India badminton coach Vimal Kumar reckons a "tough" journey awaits Saina Nehwal, who will need to target specific tournaments to prolong her career after the COVID-19 pandemic shattered her Tokyo Olympics dreams.
PV Sindhu has gone from being known as the "giant killer" to becoming the first Indian to win a BWF World Championship of any kind at any level.
Defending champion Carolina Marin on Tuesday pulled out of the Tokyo Olympics after suffering an Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) tear in her left knee that will require a surgery to heal.
BWF on Friday made it clear there will not be any change in the current ranking list and no further tournament will be held inside the qualification period
Former Indian badminton player and head coach Pullela Gopichand at the virtual inauguration of the High-Performance Coach Education Programme highlighted the role of coaches in Indian sports. He believes that a good mix of foreign and Indian coaches is important for the development of the system. Gopichand is the Chief National Coach for the India […]
The proposal to replace the current scoring system with 11x5 received 66.31 per cent votes and fell short of the two-thirds majority.
Amidst multiple BWF tournaments getting cancelled due to COVID-19, India's ace shuttler PV Sindhu is entrusting her Korean coach Park Tae Sang to create match situations for her in training.
Saina who failed to win a single tournament during the qualification phase had slim margins of qualification, with the Singapore Open being a last resort.
The qualification time for Olympics expires on June 15 and if Indian shuttlers fail to participate in the two upcoming BWF tournaments, then their dreams of representing the country at the 2021 Olympic Games will be dashed.