BADMINTON WORLD FEDERATION (BWF) on Tuesday hailed World No.1 Saina Nehwal's recent multi-million dollar management contract as another sign of badminton's continued rise to prominence in sport's global commercial industry.
ON THE OCCASION OF TEACHER'S DAY sports personalities did not fail to wish their teachers to whom they owe their success and what they have achieved 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 today said All England and World Champion Carolina Marin is a tough opponent blessed with better wrist work but the Spaniard is beatable and the Indian ace will look to get the better off her rival in Japan Super Series starting next week.
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.
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.
SAINA NEHWAL's move from P Gopichand to her current coach Vimal Kumar had raised many questions about her relationship with the national coach, and put pressure on the Saina-Vimal pair to deliver results. Now that Saina has wrested back her top ranking in the badminton world, Gopichand states that he is happy about her performance and has no problems about her move.
WORLD NO. 1 SHUTTLER Saina Nehwal, following her smashing achievements recently, has found time to do a Dubsmash video that has gone viral on Youtube.
The 22-second video sees Saina mimicking the role of a certain character from Bollywood superhit move Hera Pheri.
See India's favourite badminton player doing the Dubsmash:
WORLD NO.1 SHUTTLLER Saina Nehwal on Thursday signed an exclusive management contract with leading management and marketing company IOS Sports and Entertainment for a period of two years.
DESPITE LOSING the World Championships final in Jakarta on Sunday, ace Indian Saina Nehwal regained the top spot in women's singles in the latest rankings of the Badminton World Federation (BWF) released on Thursday.
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