Badminton

World’s No 1 shuttler Momota ‘fully recovered’ from Malaysia crash

The Japanese vows to bring home the gold medal at the postponed Tokyo Games.

Zii Jia slowly accepting being Chong Wei’s heir

22-year-old is turning the pressure of succeeding Malaysia’s badminton great into motivation.

The unfulfilled vision of badminton hero Tan Aik Mong

The 70-year-old died yesterday after a battle with liver cancer.

Chong Wei says tough for Lin Dan to qualify for Tokyo...

'Super Dan' says he has not given up on qualifying for the Olympics.

Lin Dan v Lee Chong Wei: How badminton’s great rivalry was...

'Super Dan' had a reputation as badminton's bad boy while Lee was quiet and unassuming.

Hendrawan-Seu Bock combo returns to lead men’s singles

BAM restructure coaching setup in preparation for Thomas and Uber Cups, and Tokyo 2020.

Sports ministry full of corrupt ‘rats’, says Taufik Hidayat

Badminton legend testifies that he delivered US$67,000 to the personal assistant of a former minister.

BWF chief admits badminton restart ‘difficult to predict’

The sport faces major hurdles due to travel bans and quarantines to combat Covid-19.

2021 World Championships rescheduled to avoid Tokyo clash

The tournament will be held from Nov 29 to Dec 5 in the Spanish city of Huelva.

Badminton’s Thomas and Uber Cups moved to October

Tournaments were postponed for a second time after Denmark extended coronavirus lockdown.

BWF seek clarity on Denmark’s ability to host Thomas & Uber...

Ban on large gatherings will affect its ability to stage the tournament in August.

‘Daddies’ determined not to let delay derail Olympics record bid

A new date for the Games has not been fixed but organisers are looking at July-August next year.

Olympic qualification system needs better solution, says Choong Hann

Ex-national player also hopes BWF will extend the qualifying period to give more shuttlers a chance.

Badminton boss fires back at ‘profits before players’ criticism

Thomas Lund insists health and safety of players and officials remain their top concern.

Badminton’s Thomas and Uber Cups pushed back for 3 months

Match postponements mean they will no longer contribute to Olympics qualifying.

BWF call off Olympic qualifying events due to Covid-19

Badminton body faced heavy criticism for continuing with All England Open last week.

Zii Jia smashes his way into world ranking top 10

The 22-year-old's surge was down to his stunning All-England performance last week.

All England put profits ahead of player welfare, decries shuttler

Players were 'under pressure' to play amid virus scare, claims India's Saina Nehwal.

Axelsen becomes first Dane to win All England in 21 years

The 26-year-old world No 7 was dominant throughout to claim the title.

Brave Zii Jia goes down fighting at All-England

World No 13's run checked in semis by second seed Viktor Axelsen.

Malaysia Open off as badminton season suspended

Other BWF-sanctioned tournaments are also affected as Covid-19 outbreak escalates.

Zii Jia trounces Chen Long to secure semis spot at All-England

It is his second victory over the world No 5.

Danish shuttler urges BWF to suspend tournaments over virus

Badminton World Federation say they won't make adjustments to the Olympic qualification period.

No handshakes, only ‘namastes’ for top Indian shuttler at All England

Badminton star PV Sindhu sets her sight on the championship amid virus outbreak.

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