FOREIGN PLAYERS EARN 64 percent of the 1100 crores that is floating around the Indian Sports Leagues market, while the Indian players get only 36 percent of the pie. More facts like these were uncovered in the launch of India’s first ever sports salaries report conducted by Super Insight.
KIDAMBI SRIKANTH AND SAINA NEHWAL's ranking remained same while Sindu slipped to No. 12 in the latest BWF rankings which was released on Thursday.
SAINA NEHWAL will spearhead India's campaign in women's singles while World No.9 Kidambi Srikanth will be highest-ranked Indian in men's singles as the Badminton Association of India (BAI) here on Wednesday announced a strong 15-member squad for the South Asian Games next month.
TENNIS ACE SANIA MIRZA and India's leading shuttler Saina Nehwal will be conferred with the Padma Bhushan award for 2016 by the government of India, the news was confirmed on Monday.
STAR SPORTS BROUGHT TOGETHER kabaddi player and U Mumba captain, Anup Kumar, and the India's leading women's badminton player, Saina Nehwal, to interview each other and share knowledge about their sport.
THE PREMIER BADMINTON LEAGUE was a good platform for the young shuttlers who got to share the same space with experienced pros. It was indeed a learning period for them. Few of them impressed one and all with their performances. They might have not won matches, but surely won many hearts. The future of Indian badminton in both the men's and women's categories certainly looks bright.
THE PREMIER BADMINTON LEAGUE (PBL) ended on 17th January with Delhi Acers clinching the title beating Mumbai 4-3 in a closely-contested tie. The league brought to the fore many players who single-handedly or in pairs hunted down their opponents. Their consistency through the league ensured that their teams reached the semis, giving them a chance to go for the title. TFG brings to you the singles players and doubles pairs that mattered.
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