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Planet Market Reports
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Players Unhappy, Fans Unsure, BWF Has No Easy Options Available

Publish Date: September 28, 2020 | Editor

Truth be told, sometimes in life, there are no real good choices available and right about now the BWF finds itself in quite a pickle caused by the lengthy shutdown of the sport. There have been sever...

21SEP
GoBadminton
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The Curious Case of the Return of Topflight Badminton

Publish Date: September 21, 2020 | Editor

In the middle of March 2020, with the All England Championships underway, there was growing calls from players & fans alike to implement the global lockdown as other sports did, and not endanger t...

17SEP
IndianExpress
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Pullela Gopichand Calls for Resumption of Topflight Badminton

Publish Date: September 17, 2020 | Editor

Chief Coach of the Indian Badminton Team Pullela Gopichand believes that the time has come for topflight badminton to resume both in India & worldwide and believes bio-secure bubbles have to becom...

25SEP
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Be prepared for the worst: Hendrawan

Publish Date: September 25, 2018 | Srishty Sharon

After the news of Lee Chong Wei broke the internet and it was revealed that the ace shuttler is battling an early stage nasal cancer, the Malaysian badminton fans and fraternity is advised to be prepa...

24SEP
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Winning Arjuna Award is a tough task: Sikki Reddy

Publish Date: September 24, 2018 | Srishty Sharon

It has been a decade since N Sikki Reddy took a one-year long break from the sport of badminton due to a career-threatening injury on her right knee, that was constant and also sustained in the Asian ...

24SEP
Wikimedia Commons
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Get well soon messages for Lee Chong Wei from across the world.

Publish Date: September 24, 2018 | Srishty Sharon

One of the World best badminton player and the Malaysian superstar Lee Chong Wei is battling against nose cancer. The ace withdraws from many major tournaments after June due to a respiratory-related ...

20SEP
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Gronya Somerville talked about her life, health, and love for China

Publish Date: September 20, 2018 | Srishty Sharon

The Australian Female Badminton player Gronya Somerville is an Aussie by her citizenship, but deep inside, China is close to her heart. The shuttler's father is Chinese, and she is also a descendant o...

14SEP
Nazeer Adoni/ GoBadminton
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Gurusai Dutt: A True Inspiration to Many

Publish Date: September 14, 2018 | Swetha Reddy

Indian badminton player Gurusaidutt R.M.V, who rose to 19 spots up to 89th position in the updated BWF World Rankings after clinching bronze at the recently concluded BWF Super 100 Hyderabad Open, tal...

13SEP
Twitter
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Japan Open 2018 News: Jalani unhappy with the Players’ performances

Publish Date: September 13, 2018 | Srishty Sharon

The pair of the Malaysian Doubles Goh V Shem and Tan Wee Kiong deflated to make a move at the Japan Open 2018. The Men’s Doubles pair could not wrap up the match and didn’t perform well at the crucial...

10SEP
Twitter
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Chong Wei’s comeback to be the best Christmas gift this year

Publish Date: September 10, 2018 | Srishty Sharon

Almost two months back, the Malaysian star shuttler, Lee Chong Wei withdrawn from the major badminton championships due to some health issues. He went down to receive the treatment of the career-threa...

09SEP
PBL
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Gopichand is all set to Break Tai-Tactics

Publish Date: September 09, 2018 | Srishty Sharon

The Indian ace shuttler, PV Sindhu was disappointed by her loss at the two major tournaments of this year. She lost the finals in Asian Games 2018 and the BWF World Championships 2018, held at Jakarta...

08SEP
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Tan Kim Her: Man behind the rise of the Indian Doubles

Publish Date: September 08, 2018 | Swetha Reddy

 Tan Kim Her, the Malaysian coach who had previously coached for various countries - Korea, England, and Malaysia - is the doubles coach of the India national badminton team, reveals his plans, s...

06SEP
BAM
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Should BAM engage a Full-Time Chief Coach?

Publish Date: September 06, 2018 | Srishty Sharon

This will be one of the hot topics that will be discussed at the BAM’s coaching and training committee (CNT) meeting as the national body looked at ways to revive the fortune of Malaysian badminton af...

04SEP
Badminton Photo
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Women Athletes Stay in Shadow at Asian Games 2018

Publish Date: September 04, 2018 | Srishty Sharon

Asian Games were held at Jakarta, Indonesia where many participants represented their countries in different sports such as Bowling, Cycling, Squash, Sailing and Sepak Takraw. The iconic Asian Games t...

01SEP
PBL
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The Coach Controversy: Malaysian Men's doubles alleges coach for loss

Publish Date: September 01, 2018 | Srishty Sharon

Recently the Asian Games 2018 took place at Jakarta, Indonesia, where badminton players from all the major Asian countries were present to showcase their sheer talent and exceptional skills. During th...

29AUG
File
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Will Malaysian Badminton Regain the Spark by 2020 Tokyo Olympics?

Publish Date: August 29, 2018 | Swetha Reddy

The recent performance from the Malaysian shuttlers at the Asian Games 2018 may be considered as the portend that the country is going down with the good performances; 32 years after 1968 Asian Games ...

21AUG
File
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A New-Born Indonesian is Named After the Asian Games

Publish Date: August 21, 2018 | Srishty Sharon

A baby girl is named as “Asian Games” by her parents in Palembang, Indonesia as the 2018 Asian Games was inaugurated on the same day of her birth. The little girl has no idea that she had arrived a f...

16AUG
File
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Asian Games 2018: Will Indian Baddies bring an End to Gold Dearth?

Publish Date: August 16, 2018 | Swetha Reddy

Indian badminton were able to change the color at the Olympics and the World Championships, proved the best powerhouse at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in mixed and individual events, but they are yet t...

14AUG
File
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Asian Games: “We’re aiming for the gold” says the confident Ponnappa

Publish Date: August 14, 2018 | Ambika Asthana

Having tasted the glory of bronze in 2014, Ashwini was gleaming with enthusiasm and zest for the upcoming Asian Games’18. Her fresh perspective and unruly focus totally blew us off. She stayed compose...

13AUG
GoBadminton File
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Updated BWF World Rankings 2018: Saina Out of Top 10, Srikanth Falls to 8th

Publish Date: August 13, 2018 | Swetha Reddy

In the latest BWF World Rankings, Saina Nehwal from India dropped out of the top 10th to 11th, while Kidambi Srikanth slipped two spots to eighth on Thursday, after not so impressive run by the Indian...

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