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Badminton

World No 1 Momota makes shock withdrawal from HK Open

Pullout lets India's Kidambi Srikanth automatically advance to next round.

Title No 10 in the bag for Momota

Reigning 2-time world champion trounces Taiwan's world No 2 Chou Tien-chen.

Food poisoning floors national singles shuttler Zii Jia

World No 9 withdrew midway through 2nd round match against Kento Momota at Fuzhou China Open.

Relentless Momota 1 win away from 10th 2019 title

Fuzhou China Open title-holder will face Taiwan's world No 2 Chou Tien-chen in final on Sunday.

Men’s doubles pair stun world champs, inch closer to China Open...

Aaron Chia-Soh Wooi Yik see off Indonesia’s Muhammad Ahsan-Hendra Setiawan to book semis spot.

Momota survives Axelsen scare, on track for 10th title of 2019

Defending champion lost second set before reaching Fuzhou China Open semis.

‘Super Dan’ not done with badminton just yet

5-time world champion Lin Dan dismisses retirement rumours despite series of 1st round losses.

After 16 years, Olympics may not see Lin Dan next year

Former world No 1 lost in Fuzhou China Open 1st round to defending champion Chen Long yesterday.

No coach but Taiwan badminton star still eyes Olympic glory

Men’s singles world No 2 Chou Tien-chen has already won Indonesia Open since going coachless.

Peng Soon-Liu Ying last Malaysians standing in Denmark

Goh Soon Huat-Shevon Jemie Lai and Aaron Chia-Soh Wooi Yik fell in second round yesterday.

BAM boss asks shuttler Jin Wei to be left alone after...

19-year-old suffering from stomach ailment to miss SEA Games next month.

Star Thai shuttler Intanon cleared of doping

Former world No 1 proved meat she consumed was contaminated with steroid-type drug.

Japan’s Kento Momota wins Korea Open

Momota raises Olympic hopes by making his way back to the top.

Olympic champion Marin completes comeback with China Open title

Carolina Marin slumped on the court and broke into tears as Tai Tzu Ying sent a forehand crosscourt shot wide on match point.

Malaysia’s challenge fizzles out in China Open

No joy for Malaysia as country’s pairs lose in quarterfinals.

Goh-Tan grab Taiwan Open title in thrilling final

Doubles pair notch up second title win in thrilling 62-minute final, ending Malaysia's seven-year drought.

Goh-Tan in Taiwan Open final

Doubles pair pushed to the limit by Danes Boe and Petersen before winning by 18-21, 21-11 and 21-12

Professional pairs sail into semi-finals at Taiwan Open

Goh V Shem-Tan Wee Kiong took 37 minutes to defeat former world No 1 Lee Yong Dae-Kim Gi Jung of South Korea 21-18, 21-19.

Jin Wei recovering well for SEA Games, says Choong Hann

Goh Jin Wei has started training and showing good progress.

‘Silver girl’ no more, India’s Sindhu aims higher

PV Sindhu has finally shed her 'silver streak' after capturing her first world badminton championships title.

Sindhu wins India’s first world title

World number five, Pusarla Sindhu beats Japan's Nozomi Okuhara claiming India's first ever World Badminton Championship title. 

Zii Jia, Peng Soon-Liu Ying exit ends Malaysia’s challenge at world...

No Malaysians are left in the draw with the exits of Lee Zii Jia, Chan Peng Soon and Goh Liu Ying.

Zii Jia storms into quarter-finals, Momota in the way

Zii Jia defeats Japan's Kenta Nishimoto to set up a clash with current world number one Kento Momota in the last eight.

Mei Kuan-Meng Yean advance to 3rd round of BWF world championships

Doubles pairings Chow Mei Kuan-Lee Meng Yean and Tan Kian Meng-Lai Pei Jing face tough opponents today in the third round of the BWF world championships.

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