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Swimmer Jyotsna’s ban reduced to 1 yr

The National Anti-Doping Appeal Panel (NADAP) has ordered a reduced sanction for swimmer Jyotsna Pansare, who was handed a two-year suspension by a disciplinary panel last November.

Nada awaits details of Laxmi’s 2002 offence

The revelation of her doping offence came as an embarrassment for the nation ahead of the Asian athletics meet held in Pune this July. And now months after, the National Anti-Doping Agency is yet to start a hearing against shot putter Udaya Laxmi Peddinedi, once a top women quarter-miler, who has flouted anti-doping rules more than once.

Kashyap’s Banga Beats fail to impress in IBL opener

Mumbai Masters overcame the psychological disadvantage of their missing star, Lee Chong Wei, to carve out an exciting 3-2 win over Banga Beats in Indian Badminton League action here on Thursday night.

Saina makes her point


World no. 4 Saina Nehwal emerged victorious in the battle of the shuttle queens, as Hyderabad Hotshots opened their campaign with a thrilling 3-2 win over Awadhe Warriors on Day Two of the Indian Badminton League here on Thursday.

Delhi, Pune share early honours


Youngster Sai Praneeth B. launched Krrish Delhi Smashers’ campaign in style with a 21-16, 21-20 upset of Tien Minh Nguyen of Pune Pistons, as the opening day of the Indian Badminton League unfolded at the Siri Fort Stadium here on Wednesday.

IBL extravaganza set for take off


The much-anticipated $1 million Indian Badminton League is finally set to roll in six cities across the country with the first set of matches here on Wednesday.

Young indian shuttlers over the moon

If the players’ auction for the inaugural Indian Badminton League brought humiliation to India’s women doubles specialists Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa, there were many who were “over the moon” af

High base price proved a deterrent

Having crossed the first stage of the inaugural Indian Badminton League — the players’ auction — the organisers can heave a sigh of relief, at least for now. Franchise owners praised the efforts of Sporty Solutionz, the commercial partner of the event, and the Badminton Association of India, but pointed out that “higher base price tag of couple of international players” left them with no option than to pick up lesser known names.

It’s a Whole lot of ‘highs’

On a golf course, it is very easy to spot the 41-year-old Digvijay Singh. Always dressed in colourful attire and surrounded by acquaintances, the Gurgaon-based golfer is an affable personality.

Praneeth for consistency over rankings

Young Bhamidipati Sai Praneeth gave ample evidence of his talent and temperament when he stunned former Olympic and world champion Taufik Hidayat of Indonesia at the recent Indonesia Super Series.

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