Badminton

New-look Nehwal primed for Rio success – Padukone

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MUMBAI (Reuters) – Saina Nehwal is better equipped to win a medal in Rio in August than the Indian shuttler was when she claimed a bronze at the London Olympics four years ago, former All England champion Prakash Padukone told Reuters. Hopes that the former world number one can turn bronze into a first Olympic gold medal in the sport ...

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World junior champ Jin Wei leads team at Asian Juniors

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PETALING JAYA: The Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) will be banking on women’s singles shuttler Goh Jin Wei to lead the team at the Asian Junior Championships in Bangkok from July 9-17. The 16-year-old Jin Wei, who won the world junior title last year, will also be out to capture the individual crown. The Penangite came close in the Asian ...

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