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Saina Nehwal Biography & Latest News

Saina Nehwal Biography

Born on the 17th of March 1990 in Hisar, Haryana, Saina Nehwal first burst onto the Indian badminton scene as a 15-year-old in 2005, when she defeated 9-time National champion Aparna Popat at the Asian Satellite Championships in New Delhi. From there on in, she has gone strength-to-strength. winning the World Junior Championships in 2008 and then becoming the first Indian Women’s Singles to win a Superseries event, when she won the Indonesia crown in 2009. 2010 was once again a fruitful year for the Indian as she clinched the Commonwealth Games Gold in front of her home fans in New Delhi and then two years later claimed the biggest prize of her career, winning the Bronze medal at the London Olympics. After a lacklustre showing in 2014, Saina, playing under a new coach Vimal Kumar, came storming back, winning the silver at the All England Championships and then finishing runners-up at the World Championships in Jakarta, that also propelled her to the top of the World rankings. Now as she enters her third Olympics, Saina will be looking to add yet another Olympic medal and hopefully the colour will change from bronze to Gold at Rio.

Saina Nehwal Latest News & Articles

BWF Rankings: Massive jump for Sourabh Varma, Pranaav Jerry Chopra-Sikki Reddy break into top 30

Sourabh Varma was not the only one who had such a rise in the latest rankings.

Saina Nehwal to make her comeback at the China Open in November

Nehwal had to suffer an injury-induced exit from Rio after her medal-winning show in the previous edition.

Meet V Chamundeshwarnath, the man who gifted 17 cars to Indian sports stars

The 57-year-old former first-class cricketer was the man responsible for the BMWs recieved by Dipa Karmakar, PV Sindhu and others.

Saina Nehwal appointed to IOC Athletes' Commission

She will be one of 10 members on the committee.

Badminton Association of India boycotts Badminton tournament in Pakistan

Badminton Association of India (BAI) has decided to boycott the Pakistan International Series which is going to be held in Islamabad.

BWF Rankings: Kidambi Srikanth climbs five places to re-enter top 10

Srikanth had reached the quarter-finals of the Japan Open Superseries last week.

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PV Sindhu - The coming of age

PV Sindhu shocked the world by picking up a silver medal at the Olympics.

Reliance Foundation Youth Sports embarks upon creating unified sports culture for india

Reliance Foundation Youth Sports' aim is to help propel Indias growth as a multi-sports nation: Mrs. Ambani

Saina Nehwal should be playing in 6-8 weeks: Coach Vimal Kumar

The Indian shuttler will be expected to return to training in 6 to 8 weeks, according to coach Kumar.

Saina Nehwal aiming to complete her 9-week rehab programme, says coach Vimal Kumar

Coach Vimal Kumar says Saina Nehwals only focus will be on a thorough rehab programme to get her strength back

Saina Nehwal subjected to medical ignorance? Tough to comprehend why 2 radiologists were taken to Rio

Athletes from India's Rio 2016 Olympic contingent talk about the medical problems they faced in the Games village.

5 Indian women who have won medals at the Olympics

A look at the 5 Indian women who have won laurels for the country at the Olympics

Amidst international sexist coverage, Indian women shine over men in Rio

At a time when media is criticized for it's sexist coverage of the Olympics, Indian women over shone men with their performance.
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