News and Updates

News and Updates

News and Updates

Jun 29, 2021Domestic Circuit News
Jun 06, 2020

Please find the attached BAI circular for requisitions to host the All India Ranking Tournaments and National Championships for the year 2020-21.

The Members Associations of BAI are requested to send their requisitions to the undersigned before 25th December 2019 with a copy to General Secretary, BAI. With regards, Omar Rashid Hony. Secretary (Events) Badminton Association of India.

Aug 25, 2019

BAI announces cash reward for PV Sindhu & Sai Praneeth after historic win

The BAI announced a cash reward of 20 lakh following PV Sindhu’s historic win at the World Championships in Basel on Sunday where she etched her name in record books by becoming the first Indian to win a gold medal.

Sindhu, who was in magnificent form through-out the week put on a flawless performance as she defeated Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara 21-7, 21-7 in a one-sided affair.

Congratulating Sindhu on her momentous achievement, BAI President, Himanta Biswa Sarma said, “It has been a great week of top-class Badminton, with an incredible performance by PV Sindhu as she becomes the first Indian to have the honour of becoming a World Champion. B Sai Praneeth’s medal in the Men’s Singles category after 36 years is also another memorable achievement. It’s an absolute moment of pride for India badminton and the entire nation as we celebrate these triumphs.”

Ajay K. Singhania, General Secretary, BAI, heaped praise on both the shuttler’s efforts. “Sindhu has shown imperious performances as she defeated proven champions on course to her medal. Credit to National Coach Gopichand and Foreign Coach Kim Ji Gung for their relentless efforts, also not to forget the way Sai Praneeth played to win a bronze medal. I would like to congratulate both the shuttlers as such performances are true inspirations for the upcoming players.” said the BAI Secretary-General.

A cash reward of INR 5 lakh was also announced for Sai Praneeth who created history by becoming the first men’s singles player since Prakash Padukone in 1983 to win a medal at the World Championships.

Sindhu also became the joint-most successful women’s singles player at the World Championships with 5 medals from 6 appearances as she tied with the legendary Zhang Nin. This was Sindhu’s second major title following her victory at the BWF World Tour Finals last year.

Feb 21, 2019Tender Addendum Notice
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Jul 29, 2018

Sourabh Verma lifts Russian Open Badminton trophy

Ace Indian shuttler Sourabh Verma today lifted the Russian Open Badminton trophy at Vladivostok. In the title clash, Sourabh came back from a game behind to beat Japan’s Koki Watanabe, 18-21, 21-12, 21-17, and win his first title of the season.

Jul 28, 2018
Indian mixed doubles pair of Kuhoo Garg and Rohan Kapoor reached finals of Russia open today being played at Vladivostok. They beat the Malaysian pair of Chen Tang Jie and Yen Wei Peck in a close fight by 21..19, 11..21, 22.20 in semifinals
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Apr 11, 2018Notice for Inviting Bids
Nov 23, 2017

Dear Sir/ Madam,

Sub :- Players dues – Non participation in BWF / BAC Tournaments – reg

Those players appeared their names in dues list for non – participation in BWF / BAC Inter National tournaments are requested to make the payment before 10th December 2017. Non payment of dues will cause the rejection of their entries in any Internationals / National Tournaments with immediate effect. No entry shall be accepted without clearing the dues.

All the Member Associations are requested to inform to their players. Few players expressed that after participation also their names are still appear in dues list. Such players are requested to submit the proof of draw paper or any letter from the organisers, certified by them.

No players shall be permitted to participate in Junior Nationals, without paying dues.

With regards,

Punnaiah Choudary K.CH

Secretary(T), BAI.

Nov 15, 2017

Dear Sir/Madam,

The proposed 42nd Indian Masters ( Veteran ) Championships 2017-18 to be held at Suraj, Gujarat from 21st to 25th February 2018 has been cancelled due to unavoidable circumstances.

The further dates and Venue will be informed to you soon.

With regards,

Punnaiah Choudary K.Ch

Secretary (T),BAI

Sep 03, 2017

New mixed doubles pair emerges on Indian Horizon.
Kuhoo Garg and Rohan Kapoor win Mixed Doubles International Open title in Hellas (Greece) Open 2017.
They defeat Greek, Swedish and Indian pairs in quarter, semi-finals and finals respectively.

Sep 02, 2017
Rohan Kapoor / Kuhoo Garg reached in the final of Hellas Open 2017 International Challenge at Livadia Greece. In Semi Final match they beats Carl Harrbacka/ Tilda Sjoo of Sweden by 21-11, 21-14.