MEN'S SINGLES SHUTTLER PARUPALLI KASHYAP talks about being ruled out of the Olympics to Rohan Pathak of 'The Quint'. He also spoke about Bollywood actor Salman Khan being named as the goodwill ambassador for the Olympics.
SHUTTLERS HEAD TO CHINA for the last tournament that lead up to the Rio Olympics qualification, the Badminton Asia Championships which begins from tomorrow in Wuhan.
THE RANKINGS OF men's singles shuttlers HS Prannoy and Parupalli Kashyap has hit a new low according to the Badminton World Federation (BWF) released on Thursday. Prannoy slipped seven spots to No. 30 from 23 while Kashyap dipped 5 spots to No. 25 from 20 respectively.
PV SINDHU, JWALA GUTTA/ASHWINI PONNAPPA, AKSHAY DEWALKAR/PRANAAV JERRY CHOPRA enters round two while HS Prannoy in round three of the China Masters Grand Prix Gold.
TIME IS RUNNING OUT for the shuttlers as the deadline to book a place in Rio is soon approaching. China Masters Grand Prix Gold is the next challenge which begins on Tuesday. In this tournament, men's singles shuttlers are seeded and will look to improve their performance.
INDIAN MEN'S SINGLES SHUTTLERS Kidambi Srikanth and Ajay Jayaram can breathe a sigh of relief as they climb up the rankings ladder despite losing in the opening round of the Malaysia Open Super Series last week.
WOMEN'S SINGLES SHUTTLER PV SINDHU enter round two while men's singles shuttlers, women's doubles pair and mixed doubles duo bow out from the Singapore Open Super Series.
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