11. Sep, 2017

World Senior Badminton Championships off to a colorful start

International stars will line up in the BWF Manorama World Senior Badminton Championships that begin at the Rajiv Gandhi Indoor Stadium in Kochi on Monday. Former Russian national chamnational champion Stanislav Pukhov and Britain's Rebecca Pantaney, the 1998 Commonwealth Games gold...

Kochi is the first Indian city to host the Senior Masters, arguably the world’s largest badminton to...
A total of 175 players will represent India including Olympians –V Diju, Abhinn Shyam Gupta and Nikhil Kanetkar – along with three times Asian Games team bronze medallist P Ganguly and 1982 Asian Games bronze medallist Leroy D'sa.

The Indian contingent will also have Arjuna awardee and Kerala player George Thomas and Commonwealth medallist and former India doubles players Sanave Thomas and Roopesh Kumar.

The championships will feature around 700 veteran players in the age category of +35, +40, +45, +50, +55, +60 +65 and +70 will be seen in action...