Badminton

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.

Momota feared career was over after deadly KL crash

World No 1 admits his 'spirit was almost broken'.

7 Indian shuttlers withdraw from All England over virus fears

Women's singles Olympic medallists PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal are making the trip to Birmingham.

‘It’s unfair’: Indian duo urge BWF to extend Olympics qualification period

A slew of qualifying tournaments around the world have been cancelled due to virus outbreak.

Virus smashes Olympic badminton qualifiers in Germany, Poland

Both were set in same month as All England Open, which is still set to go ahead.

Malaysia’s challenge at Spain Masters ends

Second-seeded men's pair Aaron Chia and Soh Wooi Yik lost to rivals from Denmark.

Indonesia barely troubled by Malaysia in Asian team final

Cheam June Wei was Malaysia’s only bright spark in the final.

Malaysia demolish S. Korea 3-0 to qualify for Thomas Cup finals

Malaysia face either Japan or Taiwan in the semi-finals tomorrow.

Virus forces teams out of Asian badminton championships

Event serves as qualifying tournament for Thomas and Uber Cups later this year.

Japan badminton king Momota has surgery, recovery delayed

World No 1 suffers orbital floor fracture, will take 3 months to heal.

No ban on Chinese players, says BWF

Several sporting tournaments have been cancelled due to virus outbreak.

China Masters badminton postponed over virus outbreak

Several players have already withdrawn from the competition.

Yew Sin-Ee Yi prove worth with win at Thailand Masters

Malaysians were among 7 players axed from national team last month.

BWF approves synthetic feather shuttlecocks from 2021

Badminton's governing body believes it could reduce shuttlecock usage up to 25%.

World No 1 Momota heads home after leaving hospital

The shuttler was injured when the van he was in crashed into the back of a lorry on Monday.

Badminton king Momota faces 2 months out after fatal car crash

Malaysia Masters winner suffered cuts and bruises in accident that killed his driver.

Japan’s Kento Momota easily wins Malaysia Masters

Victory lends credence to Momota's drive to win gold at Tokyo Olympics.

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