Monthly Archives: April 2009

Farewell, dear Betty

13 April 2009: It was with deep regret that the secretariat of Badminton World Federation learnt of the passing of Betty Scheele in England. She was 95 years of age. In recent years, she has been under medical care and … Continue reading

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GUTS: The Feb-March issue

Finally uploaded the last edition of GUTS, the Feb-March issue, which we released during the India Open late last month.
Click on this link: GUTS: The 13th issue Continue reading

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Indian juniors sweep Mauritius Invitation

April 12, 2009: Indian junior shuttlers made a clean sweep at the Mauritius Open Invitation Badminton tournament, winning all the titles except the women’s doubles in Mauritius. Continue reading

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World badminton facing dearth of talented singles players

The badminton powerhouses, including Malaysia, are currently witnessing a dearth of talented men’s singles shuttlers. The sport badly needs saviours to breathe life and inject excitement back into the men’s singles event once again Continue reading

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Questions of Sport: Gail Emms

Badminton star Gail Emms holds court about nagging Nathan Robertson and Olympic anguish. Continue reading

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More arrows in the quiver

Saina needs to add variety to her game if she has to stay in the top-ten Dev S Sukumar April 8, 2009: Saina Nehwal’s loss in the first round of the Asian championships on Wednesday will have added to the … Continue reading

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India Open reports

These are a collection of my reports of the India Open. It’s a long post, and might test your patience 🙂 Continue reading

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