PV Sindhu at the Thailand Open - still early days for hasty judgements and little faith
The unusual length of the break from the competitive space does not wear off soon or without sufficient matches.
Thailand Open: Satwiksairaj Rankireddy-Ashwini Ponnappa stun Olympic silver medalists to enter semis
The unseeded Indian pair toiled hard for one hour and 15 minutes to beat their world no. 7 Malaysian opponents 18-21 24-22 22-20 in a nail-bitting quarterfinal duel.
Thailand Open: Satwiksairaj-Chirag enter semis; Sindhu, Sameer out in contrasting fashion
PV Sindhu suffered a tame loss to former world no. 1 Ratchanok Intanon.
Thailand Open: Praneeth out after testing positive for Covid-19, Srikanth forced to withdraw
While Sai Praneeth tested positive for Covid-19, roommate and compatriot Kidambi Srikanth was forced to withdraw as per the BWF protocols.
Thailand Open: Sindhu, Srikanth ease into second round; Saina ousted
This was Sindhu's first win since the resumption of badminton after the coronavirus-induced break.
Thailand Open W2W4: Sindhu's slump, Saina's struggles, India's doubles hopes
Also in our Thailand Open preview, India has several players in the men's singles draw, but can quality match quantity?
Saina and Co's rollercoaster first day at Thailand Open amid Covid confusion
After much drama, confusion and heartbreak, India's day ended with relief as Saina, Prannoy and Kashyap were cleared to play
Saina, Prannoy, Kashyap cleared to play Thailand Open
The BWF said the three players are not infected and do not pose a danger to the tournament.
PV Sindhu squanders two match points to lose in opening round of Thailand Open
What remains in Sindhu's favour is the fact that since the tournament does not offer ranking points, the loss will not hurt either her ranking or her prospects for the Olympics.
Indian team to start training, get physio access after all participants clear COVID test
"The Asian Leg in Bangkok received a boost with all 824 participants in the Green Zone quarantine bubble testing negative for COVID-19," BWF said in a statement.
Injury fears, greater cardiac risk: What life is like for athletes after COVID-19
Indian athletes HS Prannoy and Mandeep Singh share the challenges they faced while recovering from the virus.
Reduced training, limited physio time: Badminton stars face strict quarantine protocols in Thailand
Saina Nehwal and the Indian contingent are facing difficulties with Thailand's strict quarantine protocols. ESPN investigates.
Momota tests positive for COVID-19, Japan pulls out of Thailand events
Lakshya Sen has also pulled out of the back-to-back events in Thailand after sustaining a back strain in training.
What if 2020 was a normal year in the world of sport?
We look at the imaginary diary of a reporter covering the world of Indian sports in a 2020 that would have heard the word 'corona' and immediately thought, 'expensive beer.'
Travel troubles for Indians, Chinese pull out from Thailand events
The new strain of the virus and latest flare-up of cases pose a big challenge to the organisers.
PV Sindhu confident of playing in Thailand despite UK lockdown
The reigning world champion, who's been in England since October, says she is looking to arrive in Bangkok in the first week of January.
India Open set for May 2021; to be final qualifying event for Tokyo Olympics
The Olympic qualification window will comprise 17 tournaments, opening with the Swiss Open and ending in New Delhi.
PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth to return to action at Thailand Open in January
Other than Sindhu and Saina, B Sai Praneeth, Kidambi Srikanth, Satwiksairaj Rankireddy, Chirag Shetty, Ashwini Ponappa and N Sikki Reddy comprise the eight-member team.
Kashyap, Prannoy along with two more badminton players test COVID-19 positive
Parupalli Kashyap, HS Prannoy, RMV Gurusaidutt, and Pranaav Jerry Chopra have tested positive for COVID-19
Exacting travel plans and living in a vacuum: Welcome to the brave, new world of sport
India's top athletes who've traveled for tournaments since the pandemic arrived, have their own unique stories to tell.
Lakshya and co. return to India after testing negative for COVID-19
The Indian badminton contingent, that was stuck in Germany, returned to India on Tuesday.
'I retire from negativity': Sindhu reiterates commitment to play Asia Open
In a strangely-worded tweet, which began with a hint at retiring, Sindhu said she intended to beat off the negativity spread by the Covid-19 pandemic.
SAI promises help for badminton players stranded in isolation in Germany
"We've been literally thrown under the bus" Ajay Jayaram tells ESPN, as he and Subhankar Dey are forced to isolate after DK Sen tested positive for COVID-19.
2020 World Jr. Badminton C'ships cancelled due to Covid-19
The championships, postponed to January 2021 in New Zealand, were cancelled due to restrictions and uncertainty resulting from the pandemic.
Faster fatigue, injury risk: Effects of long layoff felt by Srikanth, Lakshya
Top coaches say players like Srikanth, Lakshya need more competitive preparation to meet the physical demands of top-level badminton.
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