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Saina Nehwal awarded Rs.25 lakh by sports ministry for reaching finals of All England Championships
Saina Nehwal awarded Rs.25 lakh by sports ministry for reaching finals of All England Championships

Saina Nehwal was defeated Spain’s Carolina Marin in the final New Delhi, May 8 (IANS): Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal received a cash award of Rs.25 lakh from the sports ministry for reaching the women's singles final of the All England Open Badminton Championships in March. Saina became the third Indian and first woman from the country to reach the final of the prestigious tournament where she lost to reigning World Champion Caroli

May 8 2015
5 targets that Saina Nehwal should focus on after reaching World No. 1
5 targets that Saina Nehwal should focus on after reaching World No. 1

'Raising the performace graph' has been Saina Nehwal's calling card for years.Saina has been through number of ups and downs in her nine year long career.From winning the World Junior title in 2008 to becoming the World No. 1 in 2015, she has seen it all. With rise in rankings, rises the level of expectaions from that player. Saina, who recently silpped to World No. 2 in the latest BWF Rankings achieved the career high ra

May 6 2015
Top 10 wins by Indian badminton players
Top 10 wins by Indian badminton players

Over the years, Indian Badminton players have made the nation proud at the highest level by winning several major tournaments at the global stage.  From Prakash Padukone's All England title to Saina Nehwal, winning the Olympic bronze  in 2012 and further becoming the World No.1 this year, Indian shuttlers have proved their metal to the world time and again. Let's see how they have fared at the International stage over the last

Apr 13 2015
8 most unexpected victories by India at the world stage
8 most unexpected victories by India at the world stage

India has produced surprise wins in a number of different sports over the years. Such ‘miracle’ victories, coming when the odds are heavily stacked against the individual or team, have their own unique place in history for the sheer joy they give to the country’s fans. Athletes like Prakash Padukone, Leander Paes and Saina Nehwal pulled off unexpected victories to become an inspiration for others. Such momen

Apr 11 2015
I will be World No. 1 again: Saina Nehwal
I will be World No. 1 again: Saina Nehwal

Saina Nehwal will not be participating in the upcoming Singapore Super Series Indian badminton star Saina Nehwal has said that rankings matter very little to her and has expressed happiness at her consistency. The 25-year-old has had a fantastic run in 2015 so far, having reached the finals of the All England Championships, where she lost to Carlina Marin. Saina recently secured the India Open title, which saw he reach the world number 1 sp

Saina Nehwal rises to No. 2 spot in world rankings
Saina Nehwal rises to No. 2 spot in world rankings

Saina Nehwal Riding on her superb showing at the $500,000 All England Championships, India’s ace shuttler Saina Nehwal has climbed to being No.2 in the latest rankings released by the Badminton World Federation. Saina has reached the No.2 spot before – for the first time in Jule 2010, and most recently in June 2013. Saina did not lose a single game in her unstoppable journey to the final of this year’s

Mar 12 2015
Carolina Marin beats Saina Nehwal in the final of All England Championships
Carolina Marin beats Saina Nehwal in the final of All England Championships

Carolina Marin attempts a smash in her win over Saina Nehwal at the All England Open final Ace Indian shuttler and Olympic bronze-medalist Saina Nehwal went down in the finals of $500,000 Yonex All England Badminton Championships. Saina, who became the first Indian female player to reach the final of the All England Championships lost to the World ranked 6 Spanish shuttler Carolina Marin 21-16, 14-21, 7-21.  World No. 3 Saina, who

Mar 8 2015
Twitter reactions to Saina Nehwal's defeat in the All England Open final
Twitter reactions to Saina Nehwal's defeat in the All England Open final

India's Saina Nehwal waves to the crowd after being defeated by Spain's Carolina Marin in their All England Open Badminton Championships women's singles final match in Birmingham, central England   Saina Nehwal was the favorite going into the final, but Carolina Marin displayed tremendous grit to clinch the All England Open title. She is now the European Champion, World Champion and the All England Open champion. Here ar

Mar 8 2015