Gorakhnath Peeth have spread knowledge in eastern UP : Prez

Gorakhnath Peeth have spread knowledge in eastern UP : Prez

  Speed Post News Network New Delhi : The President of India Ram Nath Kovind graced and addressed the Founder’s Week celebrations of Maharana Pratap Shiksha Parishad, Gorakhpur, in Uttar Pradesh, on More »

PM Modi condoles passing away of Jagdish Thakkar

PM Modi condoles passing away of Jagdish Thakkar

Speed Post News Network New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on December 10, 2018, condoled the passing away of Jagdish Thakkar, the PRO in the PMO. “Extremely saddened by the demise More »

DRI seizes 66 kg of foreign origin gold valued at Rs 21 cr, 4 held

DRI seizes 66 kg of foreign origin gold valued at Rs 21 cr, 4 held

Speed Post News Network New Delhi : In a major operation launched by Directorate of Revenue Intelligence, (DRI), Ministry of Finance, against an organised smuggling syndicate, 66 kg of smuggled gold valued More »

India recorded its best ever performance at CWG, Asian Games in 2018

India recorded its best ever performance at CWG, Asian Games in 2018

Speed Post News Network New Delhi : The year 2018 has turned out to be a landmark for India in terms of achievements in sports arena. Government’s two pronged approach to sports More »

Direct Tax collection up to Nov. 2018 stands at Rs 6.75 lakh cr

Direct Tax collection up to Nov. 2018 stands at Rs 6.75 lakh cr

Speed Post News Network New Delhi : The provisional figures of Direct Tax Collections up to November, 2018, show that gross collections are at Rs 6.75 lakh crore, 15.7% higher than the gross collections for More »

India beat Australia by 31 runs in Adelaide test

India beat Australia by 31 runs in Adelaide test

Speed Post News Network Patna : India beat Australia by 31 runs in a thriller in the first test at Adelaide Oval, Adelaide, Australia, on December 10, 2018, to go 1-0 up More »

 

Ying, Okuhara, Intanon, Hyun enter SF of BSWF Hong Kong Open

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Patna : World No 1 in BWF rankings Tai Tzu Ying, 24, Taiwan, World No 6 Nozomi Okuhara, 23, Japan, World 8 Ratchanok Intanon, 23, Thailand, and World No 10 Sung Ji Hyun, South Korea, entered the semi-finals of BWF Yonex-Sunrise Hong Kong Open on November 16, 2018.

Top seed Tai Tzu Ying beat reigning Olympic and World champion Carolina Marin, 25, Spain, in a three-game thriller 18-21, 21-9, 21-14 in 57 minutes in the quarter-finals. Tai Tzu won 60 rallies in the match to 44 by Carolina. She won 8 consecutive points to 5 by Carolina. Tai Tzu now leads Carolina 7-4 head to head.

Ratchanok Intanon, a former World champion, upset World No 2 Akane Yamaguchi, 21, Japan, 21-9, 21-16 in 41 minutes in the quarter-finals. Intanon won 42 rallies in the match to 25 by Yamaguchi. Intanon won 7 consecutive points in the match to 5 by her rival. Yamaguchi though leads Intanon 11-9 head to head.

Hyun entered the semi-finals beating World No 7 He Bingjiao, 21, China, 21-13, 19-11 (retired). Bingjiao retired due to injury  trailing 11-19 in the second game.

Okuhara beat World No 22 Pornpawee Chochuwong, 20, Thailand, in three-games 21-12, 16-21, 21-6 in 52 minutes in the quarter-finals.

 

 

 

 

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