Has 2019 really been Indian badminton's worst year? Not quite
While Indian players have won only two major titles in 2019, a fair comparison with previous years shows that there has been a marked improvement in their overall performance.
Shetty-Rankireddy pull out of Badminton World Championships
Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy have pulled out of the upcoming Badminton World Championship owing to injuries.
Keep calm and play on - Satwiksairaj-Chirag's new-found mantra helps create history
Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty created history by winning the Thailand Open men's doubles crown and it's all thanks to their new mantra - 'keep calm and play on'.
Satwiksairaj-Chirag script history by winning Thailand Open
India's Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty stunned reigning world champions Li Jun Hui and Liu Yu Chen of China in the final of the Thailand Open World Tour 500, winning 21-19, 18-21, 21-18.
Satwiksairaj-Chirag looking to keep things 'as simple as possible' in Thailand Open final
Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty have a clear, simple game plan in mind for the final against the reigning world champions.
'At our best, we can beat anyone': Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy ready to take on the big boys
Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty are the first Indian pair to make it to the semifinals of the Thailand Open. Inspired by a new regime of intense training, they are now ready to take on the world.
Patience key in Satwiksairaj Rankireddy-Ashwini Ponnappa resurgence
Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Ashwini Ponnappa pulled off a major upset in the Thailand Open by beating the no. 1 pair on the World Tour Rankings in the first round. Satwiksairaj ascribes this to the pair's new-found patience.
Crafty Sai Praneeth runs into nerve demons in Momota loss
Not for the first time, Sai Praneeth let a promising position slip, as he succumbed to a demoralising loss at the Japan Open against World No.1 Kento Momota.
Tokyo Olympics 2020 - Who are India's best medal prospects?
ESPN looks at five prospective Indian athletes who hold the promise of a medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Indonesia Open final - PV Sindhu's chance to turn 2019 around
PV Sindhu has entered her first final of the year, at the Indonesia Open World Tour Super 1000, where she will face Akane Yamaguchi for a chance to turn her year around
As it happened: Sindhu loses to Yamaguchi in Indonesia Open final
India's PV Sindhu lost 15-21, 16-21 to world No. 4 Akane Yamaguchi in the women's singles final at the Indonesia Open on Sunday.
Indonesia Open: Sindhu, Srikanth enter second round
PV Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth progressed to the second round of the Indonesia Open with contrasting wins on Wednesday.
Indonesia Open: Onus on Srikanth, Sindhu to end India's 2019 rut
With only one Indian player managing a title so far in 2019, all eyes will be on PV Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth as they look to make a mark at the Indonesia Open World Tour Super 1000.
Battle-hardened Kashyap hopes to inspire next-gen stars
Plodding his way through the rankings, 32-year-old Kashyap knows Olympic qualification is a long way out, but hopes his determination to fight on helps youngsters.
Shooting not included in 2022 CWG programme
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'No matter what people say, I still have to play' - Sindhu
PV Sindhu shrugs off criticism and a relatively poor 2019 so far, saying it's only a matter of time before she adapts to changes in her equipment and coaching setup.
Lee Chong Wei announces retirement
After recovering from a cancer diagnosis last year, Lee Chong Wei decided to retire for the sake of his health.
India lose to China, out of Sudirman Cup
The team had earlier lost their opening fixture against Malaysia on Tuesday.
Sudirman Cup: India lose opening fixture against Malaysia
India lost their opening fixture 3-2 against Malaysia and must now win against China on Wednesday.
Sudirman Cup: Form and injuries cast shadow over India's chances
India have never won a medal in 16 editions of the Sudirman Cup, and despite boasting a relatively strong team, they will have their task cut out this year as well.
Patience pays off for Satwiksairaj-Chirag after long layoff
A freak injury to Satwiksairaj Rankireddy had snapped the momentum the pair had built in 2018. With their win in Brazil last week, they are rebuilding in a crucial period of Olympic qualification.
Prannoy slams BAI for Asia Championships snub
A day ahead of the Badminton Asia Championships in China, HS Prannoy has alleged that he and Sai Praneeth have been wrongfully left out of the tournament.
Singapore Open: Okuhara beats Sindhu in semis
Nozomi Okuhara defeated PV Sindhu in straight games in 37 minutes to set up a final against world No. 1 Tai Tzu Ying.
As it happened: Sindhu loses to dominant Okuhara in Singapore
PV Sindhu lost to Japan's Nozomi Okuhara in straight games in the semifinals of the Singapore Open.
'Very very consistent' Sindhu still has so much room to improve
PV Sindhu's consistency stood out in 2018. Yet former national coach Vimal Kumar believes she still isn't playing at her full potential.
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The sport and media landscape has changed so much that we may never have definitive voices like his ever again