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Tokyo Olympics badminton: Sai Praneeth crashes out after losing against CaljouwWith this loss, Sai Praneeth has failed to qualify for the next stage as he lost both his group stage matches
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Tokyo Olympics: Deepika Kumari wins in 1/16 elimination round; Sai Praneeth bows outDeepika Kumari beat USA's Jennifer Mucino-Fernandez to progress to the pre-quarterfinals while shuttler Sai Praneeth lost his second Group D match.
His words give me more energy: Andhra weatherman after PM Modi praises him during Mann Ki BaatIn an exclusive interview with Zee Media, Sai Praneeth, a 24-year-old software engineer from Tirupati, expressed that it's a big honour for him to be mentioned by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Doubles pair Chirag Shetty, Satwiksairaj Rankireddy win opening game, Sai Praneeth losesIndian men's doubles pair of Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy defeated the higher-ranked Chinese Taipei pair of Lee Yang and Wang Chi-lin 21-16, 16-21, 27-25 in their first Group A badminton..
Indian athletes begin training at TokyoThe likes of archers Deepika Kumari and Atanu Das, table tennis players G Sathiyan and A Sharath Kamal, ace shuttlers PV Sindhu and B Sai Praneeth and lone Indian gymnast in fray, Pranati Nayak,..
Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Shuttlers PV Sindhu, Sai Praneeth and paddlers Sharath Kamal, Sathiyan Gnanasekaran begin trainingAhead of the upcoming Olympics, the Indian badminton and table tennis contingent on Monday started their training in Tokyo.
Tokyo Olympics: PV Sindhu gets easier draw, road difficult for Chirag-SatwikWhen it comes to the men`s category, Sai Praneeth has also been given a respite as he has been seeded 13th in Group D
Tokyo Olympics: PV Sindhu, Sai Praneeth draw tough opponents in knockoutsIf things go as per seeding, Sindhu is likely to face Denmark's Mia Blichfeldt, who was ranked 11th in the world a couple of years ago, in the pre-quarter finals. Mia had sent Sindhu packing from the..
Badminton Association of India recommends Kidambi Srikanth, Sai Praneeth's name for Khel Ratna AwardBAI also nominated HS Prannoy, Pranav Jerry Chopra and Sameer Verma for the Arjuna honour.
Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award: India's Badminton federation recommend Kidambi Srikanth and Sai Praneeth's namesFor Arjuna Award, BAI has put forward the names of HS Prannoy, Pranav Jerry Chopra, and Sameer Verma.
B Sai Praneeth nominated for Khel Ratna with Kidambi Srikanth
Sai Praneeth, Ashwini-Sikki withdraw from Singapore Open; others may follow
Swiss Open: Sai Praneeth, Jayaram, Satwik-Ashwini crash outPraneeth, who finished runner-up in the last edition, lost 14-21 17-21 to Jia in 45 minutes to bow out of the tournament. Ajay Jayaram`s campaign ended after a demoralising 9-21 6-21 loss to eighth..
Swiss Open 2021: PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth, doubles pair Satwik-Chirag progress to quarterfinalsSai Praneeth, Ajay Jayaram and mixed doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Ashwini Ponnappa also sailed into the quarterfinals.
Swiss Open 2021: Saina Nehwal and Parupalli Kashyap crash out, Sai Praneeth, Sourabh Verma advance to 2nd roundPV Sindhu got off to a winning start in the Swiss Open as she defeated Neslihan Yigit of Turkey.
Sai Praneeth rues missed tournament owing to ‘unclear test’
Thailand Open: Sai Praneeth withdraws after testing COVID-19 positive, roommate Srikanth also forced to pull outBWF said Praneeth had been 'rooming with teammate Kidambi Srikanth at the official hotel' and so he too had to withdraw from the tournament. Srikanth had defeated Thailand's Sitthikom Thammasin 21-11..
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Thailand Open: Sai Praneeth out of tournament due to COVID-19 positive test, Kidambi Srikanth also withdrawsKidambi Srikanth has also withdrawn from the tournament and is in quarantine due to his close contact with Sai Praneeth.
Thailand Open: PV Sindhu, Sai Praneeth lose on return to competition
Indian shuttlers leave for Thailand, PV Sindhu to fly from LondonThe Indian badminton team, including Olympic hopefuls Saina Nehwal, B Sai Praneeth and Kidambi Srikanth, on Sunday left for Thailand to compete in back-to-back BWF World Tour Super 1000 events. While..
Also reported by •Indian Express
Thailand Open: PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal gear up as badminton resumesOlympic silver medallist PV Sindhu has been handed relatively an easy draw, but tough outings await Saina Nehwal as the Indian duo returns to international competition in Thailand, nearly 10 months..
PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal to compete for the first time since COVID-19 breakIndia's top shuttlers PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal will be seen in action for the first time since the coronavirus-forced break when they compete in three upcoming tournaments in Bangkok, including the..
Saina Nehwal enjoys Maldives getaway with hubby P Kashyap. See photoIndia badminton star Saina Nehwal is busy enjoying some time off the sport and has decided to take a trip out of the country. *Saina Nehwal*, who is one of the most active shuttlers on social media,..
Is it safe to conduct Thomas and Uber Cup during COVID-19, asks NehwalIndian badminton star Saina Nehwal on Sunday raised concerns about the timing of next month's Thomas and Uber Cup, asking whether it would be safe to go ahead with it in the middle of a raging..
PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth to lead in Thomas and Uber CupWorld Champion P V Sindhu and former World No 1 Kidambi Srikanth will lead a 20-strong Indian badminton squad for next month's Thomas and Uber Cup Finals, the Badminton Association of India (BAI) said..
Sai Praneeth pulls out of Thomas CupWorld championship bronze medallist B. Sai Praneeth has pulled out of the Thomas and Uber Cup badminton championship to be held in Denmark from Octobe
Also reported by •Indian Express