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How other Indian sportspersons have gained recognition through their performances
How other Indian sportspersons have gained recognition through their performances

Saina Nehwal - A National Asset for India   India is home to many different sports. Unfortunately, it is only the game of Cricket that is widely promoted, supported & followed in this country. I would like to draw the readers attention to a very significant change of times in our Nation’s Sports Culture. It wasn’t long back when the Indian Cricket Team were the most followed group of players in India. Cricket was

Aug 26 2015
CII & MoYAS join hands to organize SCORECARD 2015, India's biggest conference on Sports
CII & MoYAS join hands to organize SCORECARD 2015, India's biggest conference on Sports

Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal Sports are the pulse of life. Every day, we tune into a sports channel on the television or log in to a website on the World Wide Web to keep our self updated about how our favourite club or the Indian national team have fared. There are millions like us who would do the same and it thus is pretty perplexing to see a disorganized sector and lack of cohesion among various organizations workin

Aug 26 2015
Pullela Gopichand is satisfied with India's performance at the World Championships
Pullela Gopichand is satisfied with India's performance at the World Championships

Gopichand thinks Saina is playing much better now Saina Nehwal created history last Sunday when she became the first Indian shuttler to reach the final of the World Championships. The 25-year-old has tasted a lot of success ever since she has changed coaches and started to train under Vimal Kumar. But one man who is equally responsible for Saina's ascent to the top is former All England Open winner and chief coach Pullela Gopichand, wh

Aug 24 2015
Saina Nehwal signs a 25-crore deal with a sports management company
Saina Nehwal signs a 25-crore deal with a sports management company

Saina Nehwal in action at the World Championships After regaining the number one spot in the latest World rankings, India’s Saina Nehwal has now signed a whopping 25-crore deal for a period of two years with the sports management company, IOS Sports and Entertainment, the Times of India reports. "We are pleased to welcome another top sportswoman of the world into the IOS family. Saina is an achiever. At such a young age, she ins

Aug 21 2015
Saina Nehwal becomes World No. 1 again
Saina Nehwal becomes World No. 1 again

Saina Nehwal climbed to the number one spot again After becoming the first Indian shuttler to win a silver medal at the World Championships, India’s Saina Nehwal has climbed to the top of the world rankings for the third time in her career, as per the latest rankings that were released on Thursday. The 25-year-old, who finished runner-up at the 2015 World Championships in Jakarta on Sunday, gained a total of 3600

Stats - Saina Nehwal's head-to-head record against the Top 10 players in the world
Stats - Saina Nehwal's head-to-head record against the Top 10 players in the world

Saina Nehwal in action during the final of the World Championships Saina Nehwal has been the news across the country for the last few days. The 25-year-old shuttler became the first player from the country to enter the final of the Badminton World Championships, where she succumbed to Spain’s Carolina Marin in straight games, 21-16 21-19. That defeat was Saina’s second against the Spaniard and both losses have come in

Aug 18 2015
Cristiano Ronaldo is the most charitable athlete, according to a survey
Cristiano Ronaldo is the most charitable athlete, according to a survey

Cristiano Ronaldo In a recent survey, conducted by the website DoSomething.org, Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo was revealed as the most charitable athlete. The 30-year-old Portuguese forward has contributed to many causes, that include donating a whopping sum of $83000 to a 10-year-old fan for his brain surgery and also granted a sum of  $165000 to a cancer center in his country that provided treatment to his mother. WWE Superstar

Aug 17 2015
Saina Nehwal to become World No.1 again this week
Saina Nehwal to become World No.1 again this week

Saina Nehwal in action during her final on Sunday  There might have been disappointment for several ardent Indian fans on Sunday, following Saina Nehwal’s defeat at the Badminton World Championships, but there is certainly good news for them coming up. Despite finishing with a silver medal, Saina Nehwal will come to climb to the top of the World rankings, when the updated ones are released, this coming Thursday the Times of Indi

Aug 17 2015
2015 World Championships final - Carolina Marin clinches the world title after beating Saina Nehwal in straight games
2015 World Championships final - Carolina Marin clinches the world title after beating Saina Nehwal in straight games

Saina Nehwal and Carolina Marin with their respective medals India's Saina Nehwal lost the final of the 2015 World Championships 21-16 21-19 to Spain's Carolina Marin in Jakarta on Sunday. Saina began the match well, winning 3 out of the first 5 points to go 3-2 up. She then further built the lead, to win the 3 out of the next 5 points as well to go 6-4 up. But things started to tilt towards the Spaniard’s favo

Aug 16 2015
For the Win: 5 things Saina Nehwal must do to become World Champion
For the Win: 5 things Saina Nehwal must do to become World Champion

Saina Nehwal at the BWF World Championships 2015 in Jakarta, Indonesia. Can she win the Gold ? Over the last couple of years Saina Nehwal of India, Carolina Marin of Spain, Ratchanok Intanon of Thailand and Tai Tzu Ying of Taiwan have collectively quelled the Chinese uprising and broke their domination over Women’s Badminton. The Badminton World Championships 2015 that is currently underway could not have had better contenders for th

Aug 16 2015
2015 World Championships- Can Saina Nehwal get gold for India?
2015 World Championships- Can Saina Nehwal get gold for India?

Can Saina Nehwal script history on Sunday? After 5 days of intense action, we are down to this. Sunday will witness all the summit clashes and the one that will be of keen interest for all Indian fans will be the Women’s singles final that will see the finalists of the 2015 All England Championships in action- Carolina Marin of Spain and Saina Nehwal of India- in action. Both received byes in their respective first round matches, but

Aug 15 2015
Saina Nehwal becomes first Indian to reach the final of World Championships
Saina Nehwal becomes first Indian to reach the final of World Championships

Saina Nehwal reacts after reaching the final of the World Badminton Championship Saina Nehwal became the first Indian to reach the finals of the World Badminton Championships after a dominating 21-17, 21-17 win over Lindaweni Fanetri. The World No. 2 took 55 minutes to beat the home favourite in the semi-finals. Lindaweni Fanetri had beaten higher ranked opponents – Minatsu Mitani (Ranked 13 in the world) Ratchanok Intanon (5) and Chi

Aug 15 2015
Saina Nehwal beats Wang Yihan to reach the semifinals of the BWF World Championships
Saina Nehwal beats Wang Yihan to reach the semifinals of the BWF World Championships

Saina Nehwal in action against Wang Yihan in the quarterfinals of the BWF World championships Saina Nehwal beat Wang Yihan 21-15, 19-21, 21-19 to reach the semifinal of the BWF World Championships in Jakarta. Yihan got off to a superb start as she led 3-1 thanks to two forehand errors from Nehwal and a smash of her own. The Chinese went for her shots off the forehand wing and extended the lead to 6-3 with two winners. Nehwal turned the

Aug 14 2015
2015 World Championships - Day 4 Round-up
2015 World Championships - Day 4 Round-up

PV  Sindhu provided India with the highlight of the day Day 4 of the World Championships started on an exciting note for Indian fans as P.V Sindhu, Saina Nehwal and Jwala Gutta & Ashwini Ponappa marched their way into the quarterfinal stage of the tournament. However, the day ended on a sad note as Kidambi Srikanth and H.S Prannoy faltered in their respective third round matches. In the battle of the two-time World Champi

Aug 13 2015
2015 World Championships - Schedule for Indian players on Friday
2015 World Championships - Schedule for Indian players on Friday

Saina Nehwal will play her quarterfinal on Wednesday After an unbelievable day on Thursday, India are now left with 3 contenders for a medal at the World Championships- Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu and the doubles pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa. The 20-year-old provided India with the highlight of the day, defeating the reigning Olympic champion Li Xuerui in three games to move into the quarters.She will take on Sung Ji Hyun of  J

Aug 13 2015
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