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kidambi srikanth wins sports illustrated’s sportsperson of the year award for 20


by: sports desk | published: june 21, 2018 10:40:33 am kidambi srikanth rose to world ranking no. 1 position in april this year.related newsthe commonwealth games 2018 gold-medal winning shuttler kidambi srikanth, was adjudged as the sportsperson of the year for 2017 by the sports illustrated india magazine on thursday. the eight annual sportsperson of the year awards took place at the roseate house, aerocity in new delhi, where the badminton ace, who recently rose to the no.1 in world rankings, was given the prestigious honour.speaking at the ceremony award bagging the top prize, the 25-year old said, “i am extremely grateful to the magazine for choosing me as the sportsperson of the year 2018. it is an honour for me to have received the award in a year where my fellow athletes fro...






bwf rankings: kidambi srikanth set to become world no. 1 | badminton news


hyderabad: come thursday, kidambi srikanth will become the no. 1 player in the world. the 25-year-old, who had missed a chance to scale the peak last year because of injury, will be the new no. 1 when the badminton world federation (bwf) releases its weekly rankings. also read: srikanth, saina headline india’s first mixed team goldsrikanth, who was named times of india sports award (toisa) sportsperson of the year in february, is set to join the elite band two years after saina nehwal became the first indian girl to become world no. 1. in march 2015, saina had scaled the summit and remains the only indian girl to achieve this feat thus far. cwg2018:know your cwg athlete - kidambi srikanthsrikanth will be the first indian man to achieve this fabulous feat in modern ranking era. ...






kidambi srikanth recommended for padma shri by ex sports minister vijay goel


by: pti | published:november 1, 2017 4:04 pm kidambi srikanth has been nominated for padma shri on wednesday. (source: ap)related newsindian badminton’s new superstar kidambi srikanth, whose stature has grown immensely following a phenomenal 2017, was on wednesday nominated for the prestigious padma shri award by former sports minister vijay goel.srikanth became the first indian and only the fourth shuttler in the world to win four super series tournaments in a calender season when he clinched the french open last week.goel, who is now parliamentary affairs minister, on wednesday wrote a letter to home minister rajnath singh, recommending srikanth for the country’s fourth highest civilian award.however, the deadline for padma nominations had closed on the midnight of september 15....






indonesia open super series final: kidambi srikanth wins 21-11, 21-19 vs kazumas


by: express web desk | updated: june 18, 2017 4:04 pm kidambi srikanth vs kazumasa sakai: kidambi srikanth won his third super series title. (source: ap)it has been a superb week for indian badminton in jakarta. hs prannoy beat the 2016 olympics gold medallist and silver medallist in chen long and lee chong wei before falling one short of the final in the semi-finals. but kidambi srikanth stood his ground against world no 1 son wan-ho to enter the final. on sunday he made things even better with a 21-11, 21-19 win over world no 47 kazumasa sakai.kidambi srikanth vs kazumasa sakai score and updates: srikanth speaking after the win: sakai started the second game really well. the changing point i think was the 13-13 point in the second game.message for coach: i’ve played the singapore...






kidambi srikanth, pullela gopichand felicitated by sports minister vijay goel


by: express web desk | published:july 1, 2017 6:11 pm sports minister vijay goel felicitated kidambi srikanth and pullela gopichand. (source: pti)related newsindonesia and australian open super series champion kidambi srikanth and indian badminton coach pullela gopichand were felicitated by sports minister vijay goel for their recent run of success on saturday. srikanth’s triumph in sydney saw him enter top 10 in bwf rankings and has reached his career high ranking of eight.goel met srikanth and the national coach gopichand at his residence. the sports minister hailed praise for the indian shuttler. “srikanth has recently won two big events. i feel the credit for the victory goes to gopichand. i have been to his academy and i saw many like srikanth training there,” goel said.go...






french open super series final live, kidambi srikanth vs kenta nishimoto: srikan


by: express web desk | updated: october 29, 2017 8:21:08 pm french open super series final live: kidambi srikanth takes on japan’s kenta nishimoto. (source: ap)kidambi srikanth has already had a tremendous year with super series titles in australia, indonesia and denmark while reaching the final in singapore. now he has the chance to make it four titles in the year when he faces kenta nishimoto of japan in the final of french super series in paris. they have faced each other only once – back in singapore – when the indian triumphed 21-12, 21-11 with ease. the qualifier has already made a mark in the tournament when he beat lee chong wei in the first round. catch live scores and updates from kidambi srikanth vs kenta nishimoto final at french open super series.kidambi srikanth vs...






kidambi srikanth wins indonesian open super series title


by: express web desk | updated: june 18, 2017 5:05 pm kidambi srikanth (r) won the indonesian open super series title in straight games. (source: ap)kidambi srikanth on saturday provided a little glimpse of how prolific he has been ever since coming back from the knee injury. he got the better of world no 1 son wan ho in the semis by saving a match point and then converting on the third. on sunday, he went one better to win the title against japan’s kazumasa sakai 21-11, 21-19 to win his third super series title. srikanth had previously won super series titles in india and china. the win is likely to move srikanth in the top-five and even as good as world no 2 after his remarkable win over wan ho.srikanth was in the final of a super series event for a second straight tournament aft...






kidambi srikanth wins indonesian open super series title


by: express web desk | updated: june 18, 2017 4:20 pm kidambi srikanth (r) won the indonesian open super series title in straight games. (source: screenshot)kidambi srikanth on saturday provided a little glimpse of how prolific he has been ever since coming back from the knee injury. he got the better of world no 1 son wan ho in the semis by saving a match point and then converting on the third. on sunday, he went one better to win the title against japan’s kazumasa sakai 21-11, 21-19 to win his third super series title. srikanth had previously won super series titles in india and china. the win is likely to move srikanth in the top-five and even as good as world no 2 after his remarkable win over wan ho.srikanth was in the final of a super series event for a second straight tourna...






kidambi srikanth vs hs prannoy: when and where to watch french open semifinals,


by: express web desk | published:october 28, 2017 10:28 am hs prannoy vs kidambi srikanth: when and where to watch french open semifinalrelated newsan all-india clash at the $325,000 french open superseries awaits as kidambi srikanth and hs prannoy face each other in the men’s singles semifinals on saturday. the two also met at the singapore final which srikanth lost. srikanth leads the career count 2-1, though the two must’ve sparred a zillion times against each other in practice at the academy in hyderabad. saturday’s semifinal in paris will be about srikanth’s unbridled and speedy attack vs prannoy’s back-hand whip smashes.when is kidambi srikanth vs hs prannoy’s french open superseries semifinal match?kidambi srikanth vs hs prannoy’s french open superseries semifinal...






kidambi srikanth has been raking up points, titles and money in 2017


by: express web desk | updated: november 17, 2017 2:27 pm kidambi srikanth gains are nearly three times more than the next highest-earning men’s singles player (source: file)kidambi srikanth’s sensational run during this year, where he grabbed a career-best ranking of world no 2, has not earned him points, titles but also seen his yearly prize money earnings increase to a massive rs 1.54 crore. this will effectively see him end up as the top grosser amongst men’s singles player in 2017. the guntur-lad’s four super series wins helped him bag a sum of $230,423. interestingly, his gains are nearly three times more than malaysia’s lee chong wei, who holds the second spot.speaking to the toi, srikanth said, “it is really a nice feeling. but i will focus on my game and the proc...






singapore open super series: kidambi srikanth wins 21-13, 21-14; to face b sai p


by: express web desk | updated: april 15, 2017 4:30 pm singapore open super series: kidambi srikanth (in picture) and b sai praneeth were in action in men’s singles semi-finals.for the past few months, india’s challenge on badminton courts has been dominated by the women. pv sindhu has been the cornerstone of india’s challenge from rio olympics last year to the india open super series two weeks back. meanwhile the men have been hurt by injuries and disappointing form. but at singapore open, two men have stayed alive while the women crashed out. kidambi srikanth and b sai praneeth will compete in respective semi-final matches. catch live score and updates from semi-finals involving kidambi srikanth and bai praneeth at singapore open super series.kidambi srikanth vs anthony sinis...






kidambi srikanth lifts french open, wins fourth super series title of 2017


by: pti | paris | updated: october 29, 2017 10:20 pm kidambi srikanth became only fourth men’s singles player to win four or more super series titles in a calendar year. (source: ap)related newsindia’s kidambi srikanth’s dream season continued as he brushed aside the challenge of japan’s kenta nishimoto in straight games to win the french open superseries men’s singles title, in paris on sunday. having already completed a hat-trick of super series titles, srikanth won his fourth title of the season.srikanth, seeded eight in the tournament, took just 34 minutes to get the better of his japanese opponent 21-14, 21-13 in the summit clash. the win ensured srikanth, who played his fifth super series final this season, bag his second consecutive title in two weeks after winning th...






‘well done, champ’: kidambi srikanth’s third super series title of the year sets


kidambi srikanth lifted his third super series premier title on sunday with a one-sided straight-game victory over korean veteran lee hyun ii in the usd 750,000 denmark open final.srikanth asserted his dominance with a 21-10 21-5 win over 37-year-old lee in a match that lasted just 25 minutes. twitter showered their wishes on the indian shuttler, who clinched his fifth super series title.from former cricketer virender sehwag to sports minister rajyavardhan singh rathore, here are the best reactions on srikanth’s big win on social media:what a day for indian sports! @srikidambi wins #denmarkssp, and with it, his third super series for the year! well done, champ! way to go! pic.twitter.com/3so0phd1fl— rajyavardhan rathore (@ra_thore) october 22, 2017






kidambi srikanth hs prannoy sai praneeth: rise of the shuttle men


having played second fiddle to saina nehwal and pv sindhu for long, india's male shuttlers, led by k srikanth, have suddenly created big buzz with several stunning international triumphs recently. toi looks at the phenomenon...'hunting in packs' is the new mantra in indian men's badminton. the exploits of kidambi srikanth, sai praneeth and hs prannoy have catapulted indian badminton to a new high as a group of indian men have begun dominating men's singles as never before. also read:how pullela gopichand turned a playful kidambi srikanth into a mean machineled by srikanth, they have achieved a rare super series hat-trick besides notching up title wins in four of the last five big international tournaments. while srikanth won the indonesia and australia open super series titles, sa...






chinese players should be afraid of indians, says kidambi srikanth


by: pti | published: december 1, 2017 1:39 am in 2016, srikanth endured a tough year of his career as he had recurring knee and ankle injuries. (source: ap)top newsace shuttler kidambi srikanth, who won four super series titles this year, feels that the chinese players must be scared of the indians who have beaten them consistently in recent times.asked if the chinese were scared of the indians, kidambi said, “i should say yes, because in men’s and women’s singles we have been doing very well and consistently beating chinese players.”srikanth was responding to questions after he was bestowed the sportsman of the year award by cnn-news18.in 2016, srikanth endured a tough year of his career as he had recurring knee and ankle injuries. but all that changed as he was phenomenal th...






singapore open final: b sai praneeth wins the singapore super series title


by: express web desk | updated: april 16, 2017 2:32 pm singapore open final live: kidambi srikanth takes on b sai praneeth in the title decider.at the singapore open, kidambi srikanth and b sai praneeth have made their way into the final for what is a historic first all-india men’s singles final at the superseries level. singapore open final will be the fifth meeting between the duo and praneeth holds the edge over srikanth with a 4-1 win-loss record. only three countries had achieved this feat so far, china, denmark and indonesia. catch live score and updates from the singapore open final between kidambi srikanth and b sai praneeth.kidambi srikanth vs b sai praneeth, singapore open final live score and updates:1418 hrs ist: thats it ! sai praneeth has done it. from 1-6 done, he pul...






kidambi srikanth, b sai praneeth to contest all-india singapore open superseries


by: express web desk | updated: april 15, 2017 5:17 pm kidambi srikanth set up his second superseries final. (file photo)history was made at the singapore indoor stadium when b sai praneeth and kidambi srikanth set up the first ever all-india men’s singles final at a superseries level when they sealed their passage in the tournament decider on saturday with wins in straight games. kidambi srikanth won the contest against anthony sinisuka ginting after the indonesian’s attempted drop shot went wide. with this, he won a topsy-turvy contest 21-13, 21-14 in 42 minutes. thus india added their name to the illustrious list of three other countries who have seen representation from same nation in a men’s singles final – china, indonesia and denmark.earlier, b sai praneeth had gotten...






singapore open super series: kidambi srikanth wins 21-13, 21-14; to face b sai p


by: express web desk | updated: april 15, 2017 4:45 pm singapore open super series: kidambi srikanth (in picture) and b sai praneeth were in action in men’s singles semi-finals.for the past few months, india’s challenge on badminton courts has been dominated by the women. pv sindhu has been the cornerstone of india’s challenge from rio olympics last year to the india open super series two weeks back. meanwhile the men have been hurt by injuries and disappointing form. but at singapore open, that has changed with both men making their way into the decider. there, kidambi srikanth will take on b sai praneeth in the final for the first instance of an all-india final at the superseries level.kidambi srikanth vs anthony sinisuka ginting and b sai praneeth vs dong keun lee, singapore ...






kidambi srikanth, b sai praneeth to contest all-india singapore open superseries


by: express web desk | updated: april 15, 2017 4:35 pm kidambi srikanth set up his third superseries final entry. (file photo)history was made at the singapore indoor stadium when b sai praneeth and kidambi srikanth set up the first ever all-india men’s singles final at a superseries level when they sealed their passage in the tournament decider on saturday with wins in straight games. kidambi srikanth won the contest against anthony sinisuka ginting after the indonesian’s attempted drop shot went wide. with this, he won a topsy-turvy contest 21-13, 21-14 in 42 minutes. thus india added their name to the illustrious list of three other countries who have seen representation from same nation in a men’s singles final – china, indonesia and denmark.earlier, b sai praneeth had g...






kidambi srikanth vs yuqi shi live streaming australian open super series: what t


by: express web desk | updated: june 23, 2017 10:36 pm kidambi srikanth looks in blistering touch and holds an edge over his opponent when he begins his campaign on saturday. (source: file)top newskidambi srikanth continued his fine run as he got the better of countryman sai praneeth in an all-indian quarterfinal match at the australian open super series. in the semi-finals, he will square-off against yuqi shi of china.when is kidambi srikanth vs yuqi shi semi-final at india open?kidambi srikanth vs yuqi shi is the last match scheduled on saturday, june 24. the matches begin at 2 pm ist. so as the previous matches get played and done, kidambi srikanth vs yuqi shi gets closer. if all matches are played, expect the contest to start somewhere around 6 pm.where is kidambi srikanth vs yuq...






pv sindhu, r ashwin, kidambi srikanth, mithali raj bag awards at indian sports h


by: express web desk | updated: november 27, 2017 10:31 pm pv sindhu bagged the award for sportswoman of the year in the individual category.related newsthe national sports icons and celebrities came together to honour the sports personalities of the country in the inaugural edition of indian sports honours 2017 held in mumbai. indian shuttlers srikanth kidambi and pv sindhu were honoured with sportsman and woman of the year respectively for individual sports while in the team sports it was off-spinner r ashwin in men’s and mithali raj in women’s category who bagged the awards.tennis player sania mirza was awarded inspirational honour by the jury, while olympic champion abhinav bindra was honoured with the transformational contribution to sports award.indian women’s cricket team...






french open super series: japanese hurdle for kidambi srikanth in final


written by shivani naik | updated: october 29, 2017 2:22 am one of kidambi srikanth’s secrets of success is his ability to stay unscathed by failures and learn from them. (source: file)top newsjapan is the new china in badminton, and indian shuttlers will need to realign themselves to this new reality. starting sunday, when kidambi srikanth meets kenta nishimoto in the finals of the french super series. for the second straight week, srikanth is meeting a hugely unfancied opponent in the finals.it’s been a stupendous year of super series performances for srikanth – he’s made it to half the finals (5 out of 10), and has already won 3 of the 4. in his next challenge – the world no 40 who started this week as a qualifier – srikanth would do well to not take the japanese li...






french open super series: japanese hurdle for kidambi srikanth in final


written by shivani naik | updated: october 29, 2017 8:40 am one of kidambi srikanth’s secrets of success is his ability to stay unscathed by failures and learn from them. (source: file)top newsjapan is the new china in badminton, and indian shuttlers will need to realign themselves to this new reality. starting sunday, when kidambi srikanth meets kenta nishimoto in the finals of the french super series. for the second straight week, srikanth is meeting a hugely unfancied opponent in the finals.it’s been a stupendous year of super series performances for srikanth – he’s made it to half the finals (5 out of 10), and has already won 3 of the 4. in his next challenge – the world no 40 who started this week as a qualifier – srikanth would do well to not take the japanese li...






after a dream 2017, kidambi srikanth conferred with the padma shri award


after saina nehwal and pv sindhu, it’s the turn of indian men to make it big on the international sports scene. that name is kidambi srikanth.he is the first indian badminton player to win the golden trio of grand prix gold, super series and super series premier titles. the 25-year-old guntur lad took the badminton world in 2017 by storm when he made it to three consecutive super series finals in 2017 (australian super series,  french super series & denmark open). he won four titles in 2017 and made the year his own. well, for those who were unaware of this player, he has also been a former arjuna awardee.here’s also wishing srikanth all the very best for the commonwealth games slated next month.






his 4th super series of the year, kidambi srikanth is fast court king


written by shivani naik | updated: october 30, 2017 3:50 am kidambi srikanth is expected to become world no.2 this week. (source: ap)related news‘cool’ is such an abused word in english when it concerns yuppies — pre-dating even the scoffing of the millennials — that its cultural context might never impress a serious sports fan. but indian sport’s biggest coming-of-age story is of how kidambi srikanth, that shuttle juggernaut who won his 4th tour title of the year, has learnt to play it cool on court.srikanth’s winners on the badminton court are a fast-paced blur — a crosscourt that’s whipped, a smash that whistles, a tap that’s lightening quick. but the mind and the face — perhaps the body too — pulling off these blitzing moves is ice-cool in executing plans...






pv sindhu awarded sportsperson of the year, milkha singh grabs living legend of


by: express web desk | published:july 7, 2017 7:27 pm rio olympics silver medallist pv sindhu has been rewarded with the sportsperson of the year award. (source: file)top newsrio olympics silver medallist pv sindhu has been awarded with the sportsperson of the year award during the ‘maruti suzuki sportsperson of the year’ charity gala awards on thursday night.sports illustrated india magazine had initiated the awards for  various sportspersons regarding their career achievements. sindhu’s coach p gopichand grabbed coach of the year award while milkha singh was given the living legend of the year award. however, milkha was unable to attend the event.it was interesting to see that p gopichand was given the award by sindhu. the promising indian cricketer kl rahul was presented wit...






kidambi srikanth: an indian shuttler who has matured at 24


written by shivani naik | updated: october 30, 2017 5:34 am kidambi srikanth is expected to become world no.2 this week. (source: ap)related news‘cool’ is such an abused word in english when it concerns yuppies — pre-dating even the scoffing of the millennials — that its cultural context might never impress a serious sports fan. but indian sport’s biggest coming-of-age story is of how kidambi srikanth, that shuttle juggernaut who won his 4th tour title of the year, has learnt to play it cool on court.srikanth’s winners on the badminton court are a fast-paced blur — a crosscourt that’s whipped, a smash that whistles, a tap that’s lightening quick. but the mind and the face — perhaps the body too — pulling off these blitzing moves is ice-cool in executing plans...






chinese shuttlers are scared of indians, says 'sportsman of the year' kidambi sr


ace shuttler kidambi srikanth, who won four super series titles this year, feels the strong chinese shuttlers are scared of the indian contingent now after a string of good performances against them. on the back of reaching four superseries finals and bagging four titles, srikanth was recently feted with the sportsman of the year award.at the event the shuttler said,unfortunately, i got injured after the olympics. i had never been away from the game for so long. it took a great deal of hard work to make a comebackin 2016, srikanth endured probably the toughest year of his career, wherein he suffered recurring knee and ankle injuries.also read: virat kohli floored manushi chhillar with his reply- watchit is no secret that srikanth was disillusioned for sometime after losing to lin dan in t.






kidambi srikanth wins denmark open 2017, his third super series title of 2017


by: express web desk | updated: october 22, 2017 10:49 pm kidambi srikanth has now won five super series title.related newskidambi srikanth continued his phenomenal run as he defeated south korea’s lee hyun il 21-10, 21-5 to win denmark open 2017 title on sunday. srikanth, who made it into the final with 21-18, 21-17 win over china’s wong wing ki, dominated the game right from the word go as he won the opening game 21-10 in just 12 minutes.the 24-year old took an 11-1 lead in the second game as lee hyun found it difficult to make a comeback against srikanth. the lanky indian shuttler finished the game comfortably, in just 25 minutes.“definitely, it was a good game. but i think, he must have been tired after yesterday’s long match. and i am really happy the way i played today ...






kidambi srikanth showed he had the game to beat anyone, says pullela gopichand


by: express web desk | published:june 25, 2017 7:08 pm kidambi srikanth won his second super series title in two weeks. (source: file)top newsindian badminton has been in a rich run of form this year. pv sindhu got the ball rolling by winning the india open super series, b sai praneeth won in singapore over kidambi srikanth and now srikanth won two consecutive super series titles in indonesia and australia. the form of indian badminton players has got praise from national coach pullela gopichand.“it has been a truly memorable performance to beat someone like chen long and glad that srikanth showed he had the game to beat anyone on his day. the best part of his win being srikanth showed the composure, net play and aggression from the back of the court,” he said.srikanth defeated re...






sai praneeth wins the all-indian finals beating kidambi srikanth


what an occasion it was, if the women schuttlers are already making us proud at the global stage, here are the men and they will not stay behind. at the singapore super series, where pv sindhu lost to carolina marin, sai praneeth and kidambi srikanth made it to the finals in a world dominated majorly by chinese players. sai praneeth of course went on to beat his compatriot kidambi srikanth. the scoreline was 17-21, 21-17, 21-12. so, it was a comprehensive win for the other indian.kidambi, who was the favourite to win the match, made a strong start as he sealed the first game 21-17 in 19 minutes. this is how twitter reacted. but yes there was very little to choose between the two, the game was played in high-intensity and spirit.#singaporess#saipraneeth beats @srikidambi at singapore super






kidambi srikanth vs kenta nishimoto french open super series final live streamin


by: express web desk | paris | published:october 29, 2017 10:37 am kidambi srikanth will play french open super series fina. (ap photo)top newskidambi srikanth is into his fifth final at a super series event this year and it looks like he is in the form of his life. he will be competing for a prize money of usd325,000 at the french open superseries. srikanth will face japan’s kenta nishimoto in the final on sunday. the indian shuttle has to overcome the challenge of compatriot hs prannoy in the semi-final, winning the tough match in three games.when is kidambi srikanth vs kenta nishimoto’s french open superseries final match?kidambi srikanth vs kenta nishimoto’s french open superseries final match is on sunday, october 29, 2017.what time is kidambi srikanth vs kenta nishimoto??...






mahindra scorpio toisa: kidambi srikanth brightest among sports winners for 2017


mumbai: kidambi srikanth, pv sindhu, jasprit bumrah, pankaj advani, harmanpreet singh, savita punia, heena sidhu and ankur mittal are among the winners at the 2018 mahindra scorpio times of india awards (toisa) powered by all-out in mumbai, which honoured the best performance in indian sport in 2017. as it happened: mahindra scorpio times of india sports awards 2018srikanth's record-setting year earned him another accolade in the shape of the top prize of sportsperson of the year, and he was also the jury's choice for badminton player of the year (male). sindhu, currently ranked fourth in the world, was also recognised after winning two super series titles, a silver medal at the badminton world championships and another at the bwf world super series finals. ...






mahindra scorpio toisa: kidambi srikanth brightest among sports winners for 2017


mumbai: kidambi srikanth, pv sindhu, jasprit bumrah, pankaj advani, harmanpreet singh, savita punia, heena sidhu and ankur mittal are among the winners at the 2018 mahindra scorpio times of india awards (toisa) powered by all-out in mumbai, which honoured the best performance in indian sport in 2017. as it happened: mahindra scorpio times of india sports awards 2018srikanth's record-setting year earned him another accolade in the shape of the top prize of sportsperson of the year, and he was also the jury's choice for badminton player of the year (male). sindhu, currently ranked fourth in the world, was also recognised after winning two super series titles, a silver medal at the badminton world championships and another at the bwf world super series finals. ...






mahindra scorpio toisa: kidambi srikanth brightest among sports winners for 2017


mumbai: kidambi srikanth, pv sindhu, jasprit bumrah, pankaj advani, harmanpreet singh, savita punia, heena sidhu and ankur mittal are among the winners at the 2018 mahindra scorpio times of india awards (toisa) powered by all-out in mumbai, which honoured the best performance in indian sport in 2017. as it happened: mahindra scorpio times of india sports awards 2018srikanth's record-setting year earned him another accolade in the shape of the top prize of sportsperson of the year, and he was also the jury's choice for badminton player of the year (male). sindhu, currently ranked fourth in the world, was also recognised after winning two super series titles, a silver medal at the badminton world championships and another at the bwf world super series finals. ...






kidambi srikanth profile: kidambi srikanth bio, stats, medals, athlete, cwg 2018


by: express web desk | published: april 1, 2018 6:35 pm commonwealth games 2018: kidambi srikanth has had a poor start to the year but will look to turn things around in gold coast.related newsname: kidambi srikanthevent: badminton (men’s singles)commonwealth games experience: quarterfinalist at 2014 glasgow commonwealth gamesbest performance: gold medal at 2016 south asian gamesone of the finest badminton players in the country, kidambi srikanth will be in action in the upcoming commonwealth games 2018 in gold coast. srikanth marked his authority after bagging china open super series 2014 men’s title. he was the first indian to achieve the feat. the indian badminton player trains at gopichand badminton academy, hyderabad. one of the finest moments of srikanth’s career came rece...






ipl 2018: kidambi srikanth elated after receiving ms dhoni signed bat


by: sports desk | published: may 20, 2018 1:00:57 pm kidambi srikanth had received a csk jersey earlier. (source: reuters)related newsshuttler kidambi srikanth received a signed cricket bat from chennai super kings captain ms dhoni and the india no 1 expressed how it ‘made his day’. earlier in the season, csk had gifted the former world no 1 with the team jersey specially for srikanth. bearing the number 7, used by dhoni, srikanth had expressed his joy upon receiving the gift.that sheer joy went up even further when he shared the picture of a signed dhoni bat. in a tweet, srikanth shared the image of the bat with the caption, “thank you @msdhoni for the wonderful gift and can’t tell how happy i am. this just made my day.???????? #msdhoni #fanmoment” with the bat reading, ??...






fitness key to medals in 2018, says kidambi srikanth


by: pti | new delhi | published: december 26, 2017 7:27 pm kidambi srikanth clinched four super series titles in 2017. (source: file)top newsworld no. 3 shuttler kidambi srikanth said he would look to stay fit next year in order to have a fair chance of clinching medals for the country in a hectic season. “there are lots of positives to take from 2017. next year would be a big year with too many important tournaments lined up and it would be important for me to stay fit,” said srikanth on the sidelines of a felicitation program organised by the andra pradesh government.“if i stay fit then i will be able to give my 100 per cent and only then i will have better chance of winning medals for the country in important tournaments such as commonwealth games, asian games and world champ...






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ap photokidambi srikanth also became the first indian to win the title and the second-most successful indian after saina nehwal in superseries events. kidambi srikanth won his second superseries premier title after defeating japan’s kazumasa sakai 21-11, 21-19 at the indonesia open in jakarta today. with this win, kidambi srikanth also became the first indian to win the title and the second-most successful indian after saina nehwal in superseries events.srikanth has now won three superseries titles, while saina has won ten superseries titles so far. notably, this was srikanth’s second successive and fourth superseries final overall. previously, he had won the china open in 2014 and india open in 2015.“my coach will have a special place in my heart as after he came, i reached the fina...






live badminton score, singapore open final: kidambi srikanth takes on b sai pran


by: express web desk | updated: april 16, 2017 11:56 am singapore open final live: kidambi srikanth takes on b sai praneeth in the title decider.at the singapore open, kidambi srikanth and b sai praneeth have made their way into the final for what is a historic first all-india men’s singles final at the superseries level. singapore open final will be the fifth meeting between the duo and praneeth holds the edge over srikanth with a 4-1 win-loss record. only three countries had achieved this feat so far, china, denmark and indonesia. catch live score and updates from the singapore open final between kidambi srikanth and b sai praneeth.kidambi srikanth vs b sai praneeth, singapore open final live score and updates:1155 hrs ist: number 3 seeds kai lu/yaqiong huang of china emerge victo...