Sankar Muthusamy becomes Jr. World No. 1 in badminton men’s singles rankings

Chennai shuttler Sankar Muthusamy, on Tuesday, became the junior World No. 1, according to the updated BWF World junior men’s singles rankings. His long-time coach Aravindan Samiappan took to social … Read More

Prannoy focussing on endurance ahead of BWF World Championships

Indian badminton star H. S. Prannoy is prioritising his endurance to cope with slower court conditions in Tokyo, which will host the BWF World Championships in a week’s time. “I … Read More

Sindhu withdraws from World Championships due to injury

11:51 AM ET ESPN staff PV Sindhu has pulled out of upcoming BWF World Championships in Japan due to a stress fracture on her left foot. Sindhu sustained the injury … Read More

PV Sindhu to miss badminton World Championships with ankle injury

Former world champion and India’s woman shuttler P.V. Sindhu will not take part in the upcoming World Championships after suffering a stress fracture injury on the left ankle. Confirming this … Read More

75 years of independence, 75 iconic moments from Indian sports: No 73 – P.V. Sindhu wins bronze at Tokyo Olympics

India will complete 75 years of Independence this year. Here is a series acknowledging 75 great sporting achievements by Indian athletes.  Sportstar will present one iconic sporting achievement each day, leading … Read More

Picking the right battles on path to Commonwealth Games gold, the Lakshya Sen way

Success begets success. It has especially been true for young Lakshya Sen. In a series of firsts since December 2021, the 20-year-old has won a medal at the World Championships, … Read More

Badminton World Championships: Tough draw for Sindhu and Lakshya Sen; Srikanth and Prannoy placed in same half

Indian shuttlers got tough draws in the upcoming Badminton World Federation (BWF) World Championships, to be held in Tokyo August 22-28, released on Wednesday. Five-time World Championships medallist Sindhu will … Read More

75 years of independence, 75 iconic moments from Indian sports: No. 70- Saina Nehwal wins bronze at London Olympics

India will complete 75 years of Independence this year. Here is a series acknowledging 75 great sporting achievements by Indian athletes.   Sportstar will present one iconic sporting achievement each day, leading … Read More