Saturday, Nov 27, 2021

Thomas And Uber Cup

Indonesia Beat China To Lift Thomas Cup Trophy After 19 Years

Oct 18, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Indonesia are the most successful nation in the history of the team championship of men's badminton with 14 titles.

Thomas Cup Badminton: Indian Men Lose To Denmark In Quarterfinals To Bow Out

Oct 15, 2021 PTI

The only positive against Denmark was the victory of Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy in the men's doubles. This was India's first quarterfinal appearance in the competition after 2010.

Uber Cup Badminton: India Women Bow Out After Losing To Japan In Quarters

Competing without top stars like Olympic medallist P V Sindhu and hampered by the injury-forced ouster of Saina Nehwal, the Indian women were outplayed by their Japanese opponents.

Thomas Cup Badminton: India Men Suffer 1-4 Loss To China In Last Group Match

Oct 14, 2021 PTI

Only the doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty could manage a win in the men's team championship.

Thomas Cup Badminton: Indian Men Reach Quarterfinals After A decade

India defeated Tahiti 5-0. The last time Indian men's team qualified for the Thomas Cup final was in 2010. They had lost to Indonesia back then.

12 October, 2021

Uber Cup Badminton: India Women Trounce Scotland, Enter Quarterfinals


India has twice (2014, New Delhi and 2016, Kunshan) reached the semifinals of the tournament.

11 October, 2021

Thomas Cup: Dominant India Thrash Lower-Ranked Netherlands 5-0


Kidambi Srikanth started the onslaught with a win over Joran Kweekel before Satwiksairaj Rankireddy-Chirag Shetty sailed past Ruben Jille-Ties van der Lecq in men's doubles.

10 October, 2021

Thomas And Uber Cup: Saina Nehwal Retires After Injury, Indian Beat Spain 3-2 In Opener


Malvika Bansod ensured that India quickly recovers from the opening game reversal as she dished out a dominating 21-13 21-15 win over former world No. 20 Beatriz Corrales.

09 October, 2021

Saina Nehwal Dismisses Retirement Plans; Wants To Enjoy Fame, Money Coming With Badminton

Koushik Paul

After the heartbreak of missing out on the Tokyo Olympics qualification, Saina Nehwal sets her sights on Paris 2024.

08 October, 2021

Thomas And Uber Cup: India Badminton Stars Eye Good Show At Aarhus


With their stars missing and senior players out of form, India cut a sorry figure at the Sudirman Cup mixed team championships in Vantaa, Finland.

05 September, 2021

Thomas And Uber Cup: PV Sindhu Rested; Saina Nehwal, B Sai Praneeth To Lead Indian Challenge


BAI also on Sunday named a 12-member Indian team for the Sudirman Cup, which is slated to take place from September 26 to October 3 in Finland


18 August, 2021

India Badminton Teams Get Decent Draws In Thomas And Uber Cup Starting Oct 9


Indian men's team has been clubbed alongside China, Netherlands and Tahiti in Group C, while the women's side is in Group B along side Thailand, Spain and Scotland

15 September, 2020

BWF Postpones Thomas And Uber Cup Finals Following Withdrawals


After Indonesia and South Korea joined Thailand, Australia, Chinese Taipei and Algeria in pulling out due to the coronavirus pandemic, the BWF decided to postpone Thomas and Uber Cup

07 September, 2020

PV Sindhu Agrees To Compete In Thomas And Uber Cup


World champion PV Sindhu changed her decision to pull out of the Thomas and Uber Cup after BAI chief Himanta Biswa Sarma requested her to play for India

03 August, 2020

India Handed Easy Draw In Thomas And Uber Cup Finals


The Indian men's team has been placed in Group C alongside 2016 champions Denmark, Germany and Algeria, while the women's side has been clubbed with 14-time winners China, France and Germany in Group D

29 April, 2020

BWF Postpones Thomas And Uber Cup Finals Again, To Be Held On Oct 3-11 Now


Thomas And Uber Cup were originally scheduled to be held from May 16-24 but on March 20 was postponed to August 15-23 due to the worsening global health crisis which has led to the death of more than 2 lakh people so far

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Leader of Opposition in Uttarakhand Assembly Pritam Singh during a protest near the State Secretariat against the Devasthanam Act, in Dehradun.

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Indian Player Mayank Agarwal plays a shot during third day of the first Test cricket match between India and New Zealand, at Green Park stadium in Kanpur.

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MP & Bollywood actor Sunny Deol with his son Karan Deol (L) during Karan's birthday celebrations, at Sunny Super Sound studio in Mumbai.

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Sharad Agarwal, Head, Lamborghini India flags off a convoy of over 50 Lamborghinis as part of the Lamborghini Espierenza Giro India 2021, at Manesar in Gurugram.

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