The Hyderabad Hotshots led by icon player Saina Nehwal clinched the inaugural Indian Badminton League (IBL) title by defeating Lucknow-based Awadhe Warriors 3-1 at the National Sports Club of India (NSCI). Saina, the duo of Goh V. Shem and Lim Khim Wah, and Ajay Jayaram won their respective matches to bring home the world's richest badminton league trophy.

Saina Nehwal led Hyderbad Hotshots crowed first IBL title

Vodafone Indian Badminton League 2013 final will be the clash of Indian titans Saina Nehwal and young sensation P.V. Sindhu as Awadhe Warriors will take on Hyderabad Hotshots in the final on Saturday at Mumbai.

Vodafone Indian Badminton League 2013 final will be the clash of Indian titans Saina Nehwal and young sensation P. Sindhu as Awadhe Warriors will take on Hyderabad Hotshots in the final on Saturday at Mumbai.

Contending that international sports meets need the participation of Jamaican athletes, a senior sports official of the Caribbean island nation has rejected the possibility of Jamaica being banned from the Olympics in the wake of a doping scandal. "I don't think it's a possibility at all. What would London have been without Jamaica? What would 2012 have been without our athletes? It's not going to happen," said Warren Blake, president of the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association.

Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari Wednesday announced that general elections to the National Assembly will be held May reported Xinhua quoting president's spokesperson Senator Farhatullah Babar.

The third edition of JP Sports Formula One Grand Prix Motor race is set to begin at the Buddha International Circuit in Greater Noida from October 25, officials said.  The state government has cleared the proposal of the three-day event from JP Sports International Limited late Tuesday.

Grand Prix to kick off from Oct 25 at Buddha International Circuit, Greater Noida

World No.12 Indian star shuttler P.V. Sindhu had to face an early exit from  $200,000 Japan Open Super Series, when she was beaten by Japanese qualifier Akane Yamaguchi in straight games in 32 minutes in the 2nd round of the tournament at Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium. Yamaguchi, beat Sindhu 21-6, 21-17 to move into women's singles quarterfinals. However, Sindhu's compatriots H.S. Prannoy, K. Srikanth and Ajay Jayaram advanced to  quarterfinals of the series beating their rivals respectively.

Indian shuttlers P V Sindhu, Parupalli Kashyap and R M V Gurusaidutt made a positive start to their campaign by winning their respective opening round matches at the USD Asian Badminton championship in Gimcheon, Korea here on Wednesday.

The officials of Rio de Janeiro have denied the rumors of delaying the city's 2016 Olympic preparations.  According to the local daily Estado de S.Paulo the International Olympic Committee (IOC) had identified "serious concerns" in an internal document.

Watch the olympics online live free. Get the rio olympics live streams from around the world, without any. The 2016 summer olympic games in rio de janeiro, brazil, began wednesday.

Suresh Kalmadi's 13-year run as the Asian Athletics Association (AAA) president ended Monday after he lost his re-election bid 18-20 to Qatar's Dahlan Jumaan Al-Hamad in a closely fought battle on the first day of the continental body's two-day Congress.

Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari Wednesday announced that general elections to the National Assembly will be held May reported Xinhua quoting president's spokesperson Senator Farhatullah Babar.

To scale Mount Everest, the expedition team of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) got green signal for its mission. Union Home Secretary R.K Singh flagged off (SSB) expedition to Mount Everest at a function here on Tuesday. It is noted that a 10-member SSB expedition team will scale Mount Everest between 22 to 25th of next month through the Nepal route.

Singh flagged off SSB expedition team to scale Mount Everest


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