Sports apparel and footwear companies outrun fast-fashion and lifestyle rivals since the onset of Covid-19
Companies such as Decathlon, Asics, Puma, Skechers and Reebok grew 7-24% in the year ended December 2020, significantly outpacing apparel retailers Zara, Benetton, Marks & Spencer, Levi's and Lifestyle, which either declined or expanded in low single-digits during the year, according to regulatory filings.
Saina Nehwal, HS Prannoy test negative for COVID-19 hours after positive results, cleared for Thailand Open
"Both Saina Nehwal and HS Prannoy...
Saina Nehwal yet to receive her Covid test result; shuttler sent to Bangkok hospital with husband Parupalli Kashyap
Badminton player HS Prann...
Badminton's Asia Leg: Saina out after testing COVID positive, Prannoy's sample gives conflicting results
Former Commonwealth Games champion Parupalli Kashyap too was forced to withdraw "due to close proximity" with wife and fellow shuttler Saina.
Sporting legends back Sports Ministry's Fit India Movement
Milkha, Bhutia, Gopichand and top Indian woman cricketer Mithali Raj took part in the second edition of the Fit India Dialogue which was anchored by Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju.
BAI cautions players, coaches, technical staff against participation in unauthorised events
According to a release issued by BAI, Goa-based organisation Youth & Sports Development Association of India is conducting the third National Federation Cup next month in Madgaon, Goa with the organisers claiming that it will be a selection trial for upcoming international championships.
Parupalli Kashyap, HS Prannoy among 4 shuttlers testing positive for Covid-19
Earlier in August, N Sikki Reddy and physiotherapist Kiran C had tested negative for Covid-19 following which the camp, which started on August 7, was closed for sanitisation. However, it restarted from August 17.
Badminton players Kashyap, Prannoy along with two more test COVID-19 positive
Four top Indian men's badminton players including former CWG gold medallist Parupalli Kashyap, HS Prannoy and RMV Gurusaidutt, have tested positive for coronavirus.
Four Indian badminton players including Kashyap, Prannoy test covid-19 positive
Four top Indian men's badminton players including former CWG gold medallist Parupalli Kashyap, HS Prannoy, and RMV Gurusaidutt, have tested ...
Definitely, I'm in race for Olympics: Saina Nehwal
The 2012 London Olympics bronze medallist, who has slipped to 22nd in Badminton World Federation's Tokyo Olympics qualification rankings, has recently struggled with niggles and is likely to return to action in next year's Asian Tour.
Badminton star HS Prannoy targets a fresh start in 2021
The 28-year-old admitted that he was scared to travel because of Covid-19.
Covid-19 puts a question mark on the future of sports coaching in India
Covid-19 has forced people to adapt and the Internet has played the most important role amidst these uncertainties. It seems to be working out well for teachers, but sports coaches are not pinning much hopes on online coaching.
Badminton's showpiece Thomas and Uber Cup postponed after coronavirus pull-outs
The men's and women's world team championships had been set to take place in Denmark next month, and would have been the first international tournaments since the pandemic halted badminton in March. But the Badminton World Federation (BWF) said it was not in a position "to deliver the level of competition reasonably expected" after the pull-outs, and the event was being delayed until an as yet undecided date.
Badminton is the most flourishing sport in India, future also bright: Pullela Gopichand
The 46-year-old Gopichand advised the players to maintain discipline during the testing times caused by COVID-19 pandemic.
Two-time Olympic champion Lin Dan retires from international badminton
During his glorious career, Lin Dan has also won five World Championship title and six All England champion crowns. He ended with 666 singles titles, besides numerous medals for his country.