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PV Sindhu is Indian Sportswoman of the Year 

PV Sindhu won the inaugural BBC Indian Sportswoman of the Year award following a public vote. The shortlist of five contenders also consisted of sprinter Dutee Chand, boxer Mary Kom, wrestler Vinesh Phogat and para-badminton player Manasi Joshi. In 2019, Sindhu became the first Indian to win badminton World Championship gold in Basel, Switzerland. She […]

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Badminton: Who’s Lakshya Sen? 

On a day when the stalwarts failed, one teenager proved his worth. Teenager Lakshya Sen impressed on his All England Open debut as the Indian shuttler defeated World No. 18 Lee Cheuk Yiu of Chinese Taipei to progress to the 2nd round in Birmingham. Lakshya Sen, ranked 29, beat Lee in 3 games in a […]

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Badminton is good for your mind too

We all know that exercise is good for our body, but a new research says that it helps our mind too. And badminton of all exercises is good mind game. Researchers found cognitive performance was boosted after ­participants played badminton – but not running on a treadmill – because a player has to make decisions […]

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Satwik-Chirag settle for silver

They may have crashed out of finals, but the pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty have earned laurels and love from badminton fans all over the world. The duo finished second best after losing the finals in straight games against top seeds Marcus Fernaldi Gideon and Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo of Indonesia at the French […]

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National Sports Day: Stay fit and healthy

We all celebrate our annual sports day in school but how about celebrating a national sports day?  India celebrates its Sports Day every year on the birth anniversary of legendary hockey player Dhyan Chand who was born on August 29, 1905. The National Sports Day is also known as Rashtriya Khel Diwas.  Celebrating Sports On […]

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PV Sindhu: On top of the world!

Pusarla Venkata Sindhu has become India’s first ever Badminton World Champion! In a match that lasted just 38 minutes, Sindhu beat rival Nozomi Okuhara of Japan by 21-7 21-7 in BWF World Championships held in Switzerland.  Two years after she lost on the gold by Okuhara in an epic 110-minute final at Glasgow, Sindhu dominated […]