User: issaccorp Topic: Badminton
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Last updated: May 24 2020 21:27 IST RSS 2.0
 
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It is not expected that each player will play all tournaments: BWF 24.5.2020 Sports News: Cricket News, Latest updates on Tennis, Football, Badminton, WWE Results & more
Desperate times call for desperate measures. The Badminton World Federation seems to completely agree with the sentiment. After no action since the past couple of months due to the Covid-19 spread, the world body has recently released a revised schedule. BWF secretary general Thomas Lund feels given the situation, this is the best the world body could do to bring things close to being normal.
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Saina Nehwal Among Indian Shuttlers Against BWF's Revised Calendar Amid Coronavirus Scare 23.5.2020 Latest Badminton News, Badminton Info, Sports News Updates - NDTVSports.com
Saina Nehwal questioned the rationale behind scheduling 22 event in just five months in a revised BWF calendar, saying the "stupid" planning will increase the injury risk.
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It is stupid, puts players at injury risk: Indian shuttlers on revised calendar 22.5.2020 Sports News: Cricket News, Latest updates on Tennis, Football, Badminton, WWE Results & more
Indian shuttlers, including Olympic medallist Saina Nehwal, on Friday questioned the rationale behind scheduling 22 events in just five months in a revised BWF calendar, saying the "stupid" planning will increase the injury risk.
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It is stupid, crammed and puts players at injury risk: Indian shuttlers on BWF's revised calendar for 2020 22.5.2020 Badminton: Live Badminton Scores, News, Results, Schedule, Videos - myKhel
New Delhi, May 22: Indian shuttlers, including Olympic medallist Saina Nehwal, on Friday (May 22) questioned the rationale behind scheduling 22 events in just five months in a revised BWF calendar, saying the "stupid" planning will increase the injury
Coaching fraternity hit hard by Covid-19: Prakash Padukone 22.5.2020 Sports News: Cricket News, Latest updates on Tennis, Football, Badminton, WWE Results & more
One prominent sector in sports hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic is the coaching fraternity. Having turned to full-time coaching once they realised that sport in the country was on the ascendancy in recent times, these professionals have lost their livelihoods now.
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Satwik, Chirag stay 'connected' to be battle-ready 20.5.2020 Sports News: Cricket News, Latest updates on Tennis, Football, Badminton, WWE Results & more
The year 2019 not only saw PV Sindhu win the World Championships but also witnessed a steep rise in the fortunes of the men's doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty.
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Tournaments might not happen till vaccine is out: Kashyap 20.5.2020 Sports News: Cricket News, Latest updates on Tennis, Football, Badminton, WWE Results & more
India's ace shuttler Parupalli Kashyap thinks the future of live sports looks very confusing at the moment and he personally believes no big tournament can happen before a vaccine is found.
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Lin Dan v Lee Chong Wei: How badminton's great rivalry was born 19.5.2020 Sports News: Cricket News, Latest updates on Tennis, Football, Badminton, WWE Results & more
Fifteen years ago in a packed Kuala Lumpur stadium, rising stars Lin Dan and Lee Chong Wei met in a final for the first time, setting the stage for what would become badminton's greatest rivalry.
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A sense of hesitancy, fear may be there when sport resumes: Dravid 17.5.2020 Sports News: Cricket News, Latest updates on Tennis, Football, Badminton, WWE Results & more
Cricket legend Rahul Dravid reckons there could be "a sense of doubt, hesitancy and fear" initially in the minds of athletes as well as people in general when sport resumes in the post COVID-19 pandemic world.
Dravid Expects Sense Of Hesitancy When Sport Resumes Post Coronavirus 17.5.2020 NDTV Sports - Cricket
The unexpected break in competitions could help extend the careers of a few sportspersons, according to Rahul Dravid.
BWF unlikely to introduce synthetic shuttlecocks next year 15.5.2020 Sports News: Cricket News, Latest updates on Tennis, Football, Badminton, WWE Results & more
The Badminton World Federation (BWF) is unlikely to go ahead with its plans of introducing synthetic shuttlecocks next year in international tournaments in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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To restart mentally would be difficult: Carolina Marin 15.5.2020 Sports News: Cricket News, Latest updates on Tennis, Football, Badminton, WWE Results & more
Carolina Marin enjoys a unique record of being the top-ranked women’s singles badminton player for 66 weeks. The 26-year-old from Spain treasures her three world championship title wins (2014, 2015, 2018) among her best displays. Good news for her is that the rescheduled World Championships will be held at the Carolina Marin Stadium in Huelva from November 29-December 5, 2021.
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Meet Taapsee Pannu's badminton ace boyfriend 14.5.2020 Rediff: Sports
Meet Olympic silver medalist Mathias Boe.
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Impact of COVID-19 pandemic on sports events around the world 13.5.2020 Reuters: Sports News
Major sports events around the world that are in the process of re-starting or have been rescheduled due to the COVID-19 pandemic:
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PIX: Happy Mother's Day from Sindhu, Kohli, Warner 10.5.2020 Rediff: Sports
From Virat Kohli to PV Sindhu and Pakistan cricketer Babar Azam among others flooded Twitter and Instagram with throwback photos with their mums.
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Impact of COVID-19 pandemic on sports events around the world 9.5.2020 Sports News: Cricket News, Latest updates on Tennis, Football, Badminton, WWE Results & more
Major sports events around the world that are in the process of re-starting or have been rescheduled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. * The postponed Tokyo Olympic Games will now begin on July 23, 2021 and run until Aug. 8.
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Factbox: Impact of COVID-19 pandemic on sports events around the world 9.5.2020 Reuters: Sports News
Major sports events around the world that are in the process of re-starting or have been rescheduled due to the COVID-19 pandemic:
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Factbox - Impact of COVID-19 pandemic on sports events around the world 5.5.2020 Reuters: Sports News
Major sports events around the world that are in the process of re-starting or have been rescheduled due to the COVID-19 pandemic:
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Mother gave up job, father took leave: Sindhu on 2016 Rio Olympics journey 5.5.2020 Sports News: Cricket News, Latest updates on Tennis, Football, Badminton, WWE Results & more
Ace Indian shuttler PV Sindhu feels that because of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic -- which has put all sporting activities on hold -- it might be a good opportunity to get former players in the country to double up as coaches for athletes.
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Former Indian players can double up as coaches: PV Sindhu 5.5.2020 Sports News: Cricket News, Latest updates on Tennis, Football, Badminton, WWE Results & more
PV Sindhu believes foreign coaches would be difficult to hire in a post COVID-19 world, presenting former India internationals the opportunity to step forward and fill in the void. "If the global pandemic continues, bringing coaches from abroad might become difficult. There are a lot of good players in our country who have played at international level, and we can use them," Sindhu said.
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