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BWF Freezes Badminton Rankings; Future Events Entry, Seedings To Be Based On March 17 Positions

There was a clamour for freezing the world rankings with Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal, B Sai Praneeth, Parupalli Kashyap and H S Prannoy leading the way in expressing their concerns

Mar 31, 2020

Coronavirus: Pullela Gopichand Praises SAI's Online Workshop For Athletes

India is currently in the midst of a 21-day lockdown to fight COVID-19 pandemic that has claimed close to 25,000 lives globally and the number of positive cases is steadily increasing in our country.

Mar 28, 2020

Coronavirus: Disappointing To See Players Question Our 'Motives' – Badminton World Federation

BWF's decision to conduct the All England Championships in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic came for sharp criticism from the top shuttlers of the world, including India's Saina Nehwal.

Mar 27, 2020

Coronavirus: PV Sindhu Donates Rs 5 Lakh Each To Telangana And Andhra Pradesh

The coronavirus, which has infected more than 4,00,000 people worldwide, has brought all sporting activities across the globe to a grinding halt, disrupting the Olympic qualifiers before pushing the Tokyo Games to next year.

Mar 26, 2020

BAI Postpones Senior National Badminton Championships Due To COVID-19 Pandemic

With the coronavirus wreaking havoc, BAI had earlier put the Senior National Badminton Championships on hold and asked all state secretaries not to book their tickets for Lucknow

Mar 25, 2020

Looking At Possibility Of Freezing Badminton Rankings, Will Review Olympic Qualification: BWF

There have been growing calls to freeze the world rankings after cancellations and postponements wrecked the sport's calendar, thanks to coronavirus pandemic

Mar 25, 2020

Coronavirus: Badminton World Federation Postpones Thomas And Uber Cup Finals

The BWF took the decision after "consultation and consensus" with tournament hosts Badminton Denmark. The tournament is now scheduled for August 15-23 in Aarhus, Denmark.

Mar 21, 2020

Parupalli Kashyap Disappointed With BWF For Not Freezing Ranking In Wake Of COVID-19

Parupalli Kashyap and his wife and star shuttler Saina Nehwal, who was chasing a berth at the Tokyo Olympics, had earlier suggested that the qualification period for the Games be extended in the light of tournaments getting cancelled due to coronavirus

Mar 20, 2020

Coronavirus: Indian Shuttlers Express Shock Over Reports Of Taiwanese Player Testing Positive For COVID-19

Former top 10 player HK Vittinghus of Denmark on Friday shared a Taiwanese media report that a 10-year-old sports student, who was at the All England Championship, was diagnosed positive for COVID-19

Mar 20, 2020
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