Badminton Current Affairs - 2019

Category Wise PDF Compilations available at This Link

BWF launched 2 New Formats of Badminton Game

The Badminton World Federation (BWF) has launched two new formats of badminton game namely, AirBadminton and Triples. In contrast to traditional competitive badminton which is an indoor game the Airbadminton is an outdoor game. Key Highlights Badminton World Federation is badminton’s highest governing body. For long outdoor badminton has been one of India’s favourite recreational Read More…

Month:  Categories: Sports & Games

Tags:

ESPN India Multi-Sport Awards 2018

The ESPN Multi-Sport Awards recognised achievements across 11 categories, of which winners across 10 categories were selected by an independent 14-member jury. The Winners are: Sportsperson of the Year (Male) – Neeraj Chopra (Athletics) Sportsperson of the Year (Female) – P V Sindhu (Badminton) Comeback of the Year – Saina Nehwal (Badminton) Coach of the Read More…

Month:  Categories: Sports & Games

Tags:

PV Sindhu wins maiden BWF World Tour Title

PV Sindhu, the 2016 Rio Olympic silver medallist, created history on 16th December 2018 as she became the first Indian to win the BWF World Tour Finals.  She defeated Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara, the 2017 world champion, by 21-19 21-17 in the final match that lasted for an hour and two minutes. Earlier, Sindhu defeated Ratchanok by 21-16, Read More…

Month:  Categories: Sports & Games

Tags:

Sameer Verma wins Syed Modi International Badminton title 2018

India’s Sameer Verma has won Syed Modi India Grand Prix Gold badminton title 2018 in men’s singles category. In the final match held in Lucknow, he defeated China’s Lu Guangzu by 16-21,  21-19 and 21-14 score. Women’s singles title was won by China’s Han Yue after defeating India’s Saina Nehwal by 21-18, 21-8 score. Syed Read More…

Month:  Categories: Sports & Games

Tags:

PV Sindhu seventh in Forbes list of highest paid women sportspersons

India’s ace Shuttler and Rio Olympics silver medallist PV Sindhu (23) was ranked seventh on Forbes list of highest-earning women sportspersons in the world (earnings between June 2017 and June 2018). The list was topped by tennis legend Serena Williams with total earning of $18.062 million including $62,000 as prize money. Eight of the 10 Read More…

Month:  Categories: Sports & Games

Tags:

P V Sindhu wins silver World Championships 2018 of Badminton

Ace Indian shuttler P V Sindhu finished second best winning silver medal at World Championships 2018 of Badminton in women’s singles category held at Nanjing, China. It makes Sindhu only Indian to have four world championships podium finishes. Earlier she had won two bronze medals at 2013 (Guangzhou) and 2014 (Copenhagen) editions. World Championships 2018 Read More…

Month:  Categories: Sports & Games

Tags:

HS Prannoy, Saina Nehwal win 82nd Senior National Championship titles

HS Prannoy (World no 11) won the 82nd Senior National Championship title of Badminton in men’s single category by defeating Kidambi Srikanth (World No 2) by 21-15, 16-21, 21-7 score. The women’s single title was won by Saina Nehwal (World No 11). She defeated PV Sindhu (World No 2) by 21-17, 27-25 score. The mixed Read More…

Month:  Categories: Sports & Games

Tags:

Monthly Current Affairs Compilations are also available in GKToday's Academy App for Android Mobiles. Download Now