Indian badminton team rewrites history and registers itself as the most powerful team as they win the Thomas Cup by blanking (3-0) the 14-time winners, Indonesia, in Bangkok
The journey from the small town of Almora in Uttarakhand to the Utilita Arena in Birmingham, England, has made the 20-year-old Lakshya Sen a household name in the world of badminton.
India’s sporting landscape is changing. The 15 Olympic medals won in the last century were all claimed by men. Then came Karnam Malleswari, the weightlifter who won a bronze medal at the 2000 Sydney Olympics. A glass ceiling was broken.