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Badminton gold at last for India's indefatigable Sindhu

Badminton gold at last for India's indefatigable Sindhu

P.V. Sindhu celebrated gold at last after the Indian defeated Japan's Nozomi Okuhara to win badminton's season-ending World Tour Finals on Sunday.

Indian badminton ace Nehwal weds Kashyap

Indian badminton ace Nehwal weds Kashyap

India's former world number one Saina Nehwal on Friday announced her marriage to fellow badminton player Parupalli Kashyap, calling it the best match of her life.

Malaysian badminton players banned 20, 15 years for match-fixing

Malaysian badminton players banned 20, 15 years for match-fixing

Two Malaysian badminton players have been hit with career-ending bans of 20 and 15 years respectively after being found guilty of corruption and match-fixing, the sport's governing body said Wednesday.

New badminton serve rule a tall order, champs say

New badminton serve rule a tall order, champs say

A controversial new badminton rule that may have put many of its taller players at a disadvantage has been panned by some of the sport's greats, Malaysian media reported.

India's Srikanth stuns Chen to win Australian Open

India's Srikanth stuns Chen to win Australian Open

India's Kidambi Srikanth claimed a first victory over Olympic and two-time world champion Chen Long to win the Australian Open Superseries final in Sydney on Sunday.

Spain's Marin defeats Sindhu to win singles gold

Spain's Marin defeats Sindhu to win singles gold

Spanish badminton world number one Carolina Marin defeated Indian shuttler P. V. Sindhu in three games to win Olympic gold in the women's singles Friday.