Badminton player Saina Nehwal joins Bharatiya Janata Party

Wednesday, January 29th, 2020

New Delhi : Ace badminton player Saina Nehwal joined the Bharatiya Janata Party on Wednesday. The 29-year-old, who hails from Haryana and is settled in Hyderabad, is a former world number one. She has won numerous international titles, including a bronze medal at the Olympics. She joined the BJP at its headquarters here in the […]

Four Alva’s sportsmen chosen for Kreeda Rathna award

Friday, October 7th, 2016

Moodabidri: Four sportsmen from Alva’s college have been chosen for the state ‘Kreeda Rathna award – 2015’. Second MHRD student Ranjitha M P for ball badminton, first BPEd student Poornima for Throw ball, Pradeep K C for Kho-Kho and Sumitha for Kabaddi has been chosen for the awards. For the third consecutive time players of […]

Saina admitted to Hyderabad Hospital

Saturday, August 20th, 2016

Bengaluru: India ace Saina Nehwal was admitted to a hospital in Hyderabad to undergo treatment for her knee injury which affected her progress in the badminton event of the Rio Olympics. The 26-year-old had lost her second group match against Ukraine’s Maria Ulitina to crash out of the Rio Olympics. “Saina has been hospitalised for […]

Badminton: Saina beats Lohaynny in Olympics

Friday, August 12th, 2016

Rio de Janeiro: Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal beat local hope Vicente Lohaynny 21-17, 21-17 in her opening Group C match in the women singles event here on Thursday. Saina got a tough competition from the Brazilian shuttler. Lohaynny being 5-9 down, fought back levelling the game at 10-10. Saina just edged past the mid-game […]

Anantraj Memorial Ball badminton Tourney held for 2 days at Alva’s Courts

Monday, January 23rd, 2012

Moodabidri: The Mangalore University’s inter-collegiate ball badminton tournament has begun at Vidyagiri on Saturday last, January 21. ASI Ramesh Kumar inaugurated the 2-day meet at the campus, and stressed that studies and sports had to go together for mind and body building of a personality in the making at college levels. Sports activities create health […]

Open Badminton Tournament of September 4-5 at USM Indoor Stadium on Ladyhill

Wednesday, August 24th, 2011
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Mangalore: A Mangalore based Sports Company is organizing at state level open Badminton tournament on September 4-5 under a brand name, at the U.S. Mallya indoor stadium on Ladyhill. About 500 players will take part from all corners of the state in singles, Doubles and mixed in men’s women’s and students’ category in age groups […]

Saina Nehwal

Wednesday, December 15th, 2010
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Badminton: Saina Nehwal Wins Gold to be World No.1 Having won 3 open Badminton Tournaments in Delhi, Malaysia and Indonesia in a row, this year the Hyderabad girl Saina (20) had risen to world no.2 position, relegating many a Chinese women star. She brought a last minute Gold medal to India, beating a Malaysian champion […]