Exacting travel plans and living in a vacuum: Welcome to the brave, new world of sport
India's top athletes who've traveled for tournaments since the pandemic arrived, have their own unique stories to tell.
Lakshya and co. return to India after testing negative for COVID-19
The Indian badminton contingent, that was stuck in Germany, returned to India on Tuesday.
'I retire from negativity': Sindhu reiterates commitment to play Asia Open
In a strangely-worded tweet, which began with a hint at retiring, Sindhu said she intended to beat off the negativity spread by the Covid-19 pandemic.
SAI promises help for badminton players stranded in isolation in Germany
"We've been literally thrown under the bus" Ajay Jayaram tells ESPN, as he and Subhankar Dey are forced to isolate after DK Sen tested positive for COVID-19.
2020 World Jr. Badminton C'ships cancelled due to Covid-19
The championships, postponed to January 2021 in New Zealand, were cancelled due to restrictions and uncertainty resulting from the pandemic.
Faster fatigue, injury risk: Effects of long layoff felt by Srikanth, Lakshya
Top coaches say players like Srikanth, Lakshya need more competitive preparation to meet the physical demands of top-level badminton.
Sindhu's father: After 2018 Asian Games, Gopi didn't take interest in her training
When contacted, Gopichand confirmed that Sindhu had informed him about her move to London but refused to respond to Ramana's remarks.
Gaining an edge: Sindhu focuses on nutrition, recovery to boost Tokyo prep
PV Sindhu is using the rare gap in her schedule to visit the UK for specialist advice on her nutrition and recovery protocols.
Denmark Open run shows Kidambi Srikanth's restored confidence and aggression
Despite his quarter-final loss, Kidambi Srikanth's performances showed his speed and sharpness might be on the mend.
Lakshya Sen makes winning start at Denmark Open
He will take on the winner of the match between Denmark's Hans-Kristian Solberg Vittinghus and Belgium's Maxime Moreels in the second round.
World Champion PV Sindhu won't get direct entry to World Tour Final
The Badminton World Federation (BWF) has decided against handing automatic invitations to current world champions in the season-ending tournament.
Sparring with lefties, longer rallies: How Lakshya has prepared for Denmark Open
Lakshya Sen, 19, was on the upswing when the pandemic struck. As badminton returns, he's focused on regaining his best form.
Saina, Kashyap pull out of Denmark Open
Former world no.1 Kidambi Srikanth, Lakshya Sen, Ajay Jayaram and Subhankar Dey are the only Indians who will compete in the Denmark Open.
BWF postpones Asian leg of World Tour to January
The three Asian rounds, which were earlier scheduled to be held in November, will now be played between January 12-31 in Bangkok.
Kidambi Srikanth 2.0 is ready to smash his way back to the top
From being world no.1 to sitting outside the Olympic qualification spots, the past two years have been a massive slide for Srikanth. Now, he's back, and ready to take the long road back to the top.
Covid-19 beaten, but effects showing, Rankireddy plans return to training
Satwiksairaj Rankireddy says he still has difficulty with off-court training, and that doubles partner Chirag Shetty has been a source of support in his recovery.
PV Sindhu pulls out of Denmark Open
With not enough ranking points at stake, Sindhu did not want to risk international travel.
BWF postpones Thomas, Uber Cup Finals to 2021
However, the Denmark Open will be held as planned in Odense, while the subsequent Denmark Masters event has also been cancelled.
Frost: 'Badminton has to find a way to kick-start or the sport could stand to lose'
The Thomas, Uber Cup is set to be postponed after several leading nations pulled out of the tournament over pandemic-related concerns.
Reports: Thomas, Uber Cup Finals likely to be postponed to 2021
The decision was reportedly made at an emergency BWF meeting following the withdrawal of top-seeded team Indonesia.
Saina Nehwal: 'Is it safe to conduct Thomas and Uber Cup during this time?'
Nehwal raised concerns about the timing of next month's Thomas and Uber Cup, and if it should go ahead with it in the middle of a raging pandemic.
As Covid-19 cases surge, Indian athletes grow wary of national camps
National camps in badminton, wrestling and shooting have been cancelled after concerns by top athletes. Where camps have gone ahead, several athletes have tested positive for coronavirus.
Sindhu, Srikanth lead Indian team for Thomas & Uber Cup
The squad also includes Saina Nehwal and CWG bronze medallists Ashwini Ponnappa and N Sikki Reddy.
Saina, Srikanth to resume training in Hyderabad under strict COVID-19 guidelines
The camp, to continue till September 27, is being organised to help 26 players prepare for the Thomas and Uber Cup tournaments.
'I started imagining every small thing to be coronavirus'
Vinesh Phogat and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy on how mentally challenging it is to fight the virus after resuming training post recovery.
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