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Japan’s Kento Momota wins Korea Open

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

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.

Momota, Yamaguchi raise Olympic hopes with Japanese sweep

Kento Momota credits the crowd for lifting him towards victory.

Momota prevents Ginting smash and grab to win in Singapore

The top seed dug deep to fight back from 16-11 behind in the second game to force a decider.

Jonatan shocks world No 1 Momota

The Indonesian admitted it wasn’t easy beating Momota and that he only won because the Japanese ace was off form.

Momota takes All England title

The 24-year-old is the reigning world champion, Asian champion and world No.1 and he can now add success in badminton's oldest tournament to his glittering CV.

Antonsen wins first Indonesia Masters title

Antonsen reaches the final of the championship for the first time and managed to upset Momota 21-16, 14-21 and 21-16 in a game that lasted one hour and 19 minutes.

Momota powers into badminton World Tour Finals semis

The all-action Japanese star powered past Indonesia's Tommy Sugiarto 21-14, 21-8 in just 36 minutes in the Chinese city of Guangzhou.

World champion Momota makes electric start to BWF Finals

Momota is looking to seal a breakthrough year in which he has become world champion for the first time.

Momota stunned in Hong Kong Open semis

The 24-year-old has had a slow run through the Hong Kong tournament.

Red-hot world number one Momota wins Fuzhou China Open

Kento Momota beat Chou Tien-chen 21-13, 11-21, 21-16 to win the Fuzhou China Open.

World champion Momota battles into China Open final

Kento Momota beat Chen Long 19-21, 21-17, 21-17 and will play against Chou Tien-chen in the Fuzhou China Open final.

Momota wins Japan Open badminton title

Kento Momota beat Khosit Phetpradab 21-14, 21-11 to win the Japan Open.

World champion Momota reaches Japan Open final

Kento Momota beat Viktor Axelsen 21-18, 21-11 and will play against Khosit Phetpradab in the final.

Comeback kid Momota sets up tasty badminton title decider

Momota faced a dangerous challenge in his Nanjing semi-final from Liew Daren, the unseeded Malaysian who had been an unlikely giant-killer.

Japan ace Momota axed for Rio over illegal gambling

Team-mate Kenichi Tago, also found guilty of placing illegal bets, was removed from the organisation's official player list for an indefinite period.