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 […]

Malaysia Masters : Saina Nehwal enters quarterfinals

Thursday, January 9th, 2020

Kuala Lumpur : London Olympics bronze-medallist Saina Nehwal stormed into the women’s singles quarterfinals of the Malaysia Masters badminton tournament with a straight-game win over South Korea’s An Se Young here on Thursday. The unseeded Indian, who had won the Indonesia Masters last year before going through a rough patch, dispatched Young 25-23 21-12 after […]

Saina bows out of Macau Open

Saturday, December 3rd, 2016
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Macau: Top seed Saina Nehwal crashed out of the Macau Open Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament after suffering a straight-game loss against lower-ranked Zhang Yiman of China in the women’s singles quarterfinal clash here today. Former World No.1 Saina, who is slowly trying to come back to her best after recovering from a major knee […]

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 […]

Saina wins India’s third medal at London Olympics

Sunday, August 5th, 2012
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London, : Saina Nehwal etched her name in India’s sporting history winning the country’s maiden medal from badminton and becoming the second Indian woman to stand on the podium after China’s Xin Wang retired hurt from the bronze medal play-off in the women’s singles event at the London Games here Saturday. However, the glamorous mixed […]

Saina loses in semis but still in hunt for bronze

Friday, August 3rd, 2012

London: “I was thinking too hard” said Saina Nehwal after she was beaten in straight games by world number one Wang Yihan in the women’s singles semifinals at the London Olympics on Friday. She, however, remains in the medal hunt as she will be competing in the bronze medal play-off on Saturday. Up against the […]

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 […]

World no. 2 Saina Nehwal earns Rs.1 crore from Airtel.

Thursday, October 28th, 2010
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New Delhi: After V. Anand, P. Advani, Mary Kom, who in India Sport? It could be 21 year old badminton star Saina Nehwal of Hyderabad. In between, Sachin Tendulkar, Vijay Kumar (boxer) and others may squeeze in. But Saina took the gold in Commonwealth Games and put India above England with the 37th gold and […]