BADMINTON ASSOCIATION OF INDIA (BAI) on Wednesday announced that Sportzlive will be its official marketing and sponsorship partner for the second season of IBL, which will be held from January 2 to 17 next year, and the player auction for the same will be on November 20.
FOLLOWING A GAP of almost two-and-half years, the second edition of the Indian Badminton League (IBL) will make a return in January 2016. though dates have not yet been finalised it is likely to be between the first and third week of January.
IN THE ABSENCE OF World No.1 Saina Nehwal, the focus will be on other top Indian shuttlers P.V. Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth and Parupalli Kashyap when the $600,000 Korea Open Superseries begins at the S.K. Handball Stadium in Seoul on Tuesday.
INDIAN SHUTTLERS, sans World No.1 Saina Nehwal, will have to put in the hard yards when they start their campaign at the USD 600,000 Korea Super Series starting with the qualifiers in Seoul tomorrow.
FOUR INDIAN SHUTTLERS, including Saina Nehwal reached the second round, while others bowed out of the singles events of the Super Series badminton tournament in Japan today.
WOMEN'S SECOND SEED SAINA NEHWAL will face compatriot P.V. Sindhu in the second round of the $275,000 Japan Open Superseries starting in Tokyo on Tuesday, if they win their first rounds.
SAINA NEHWAL AND P.V. SINDHU are on a collision course at the $275,000 Japan Open Superseries to be held at the Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium from September 8 to 13, as reported by IANS.
TENNIS STAR SANIA MIRZA was conferred with the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna -- the country's highest sporting honour -- while shooting sensation was among the Arjuna award recipients in a glittering ceremony at the Rashtrapati Bhawan, as reported by PTI.
INDIA'S BADMINTON ACE P.V. Sindhu on Thursday said she aims to improve her ranking by doing well in the Super Series in Korea and Japan next month.
INDIAN SHUTTLERS Ajay Jayaram, B. Sai Praneeth and R.M.V. Gurusaidutt suffered second round defeats in men's singles to be ousted from the $50,000 Vietnam Open Grand Prix in Ho Chi Minh City on Wednesday.
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