Badminton


AC row heats up at the Games

CHINA’S badminton head coach Li Yongbo has claimed that the South Koreans manipulated the air-conditioning system at the Gyeyang Gymnasium during their men’s team final loss to the hosts late on Tuesday. China ...

September 25, 2014, Thursday


Ginting stuns Momota to capture China Open title

Kento Momota suffered a shock loss in China yesterday as the Japanese was bested by Indonesia’s Anthony Sinisuka Ginting in just two games....

September 24, 2018, Monday


Momota’s title-winning redemption

Japan’s Kento Momota outgunned Thai rival Khosit Phetpradab 21-14, 21-11 in a one-sided final to capture the Japan Open badminton title yesterday....

September 17, 2018, Monday


Chinese still the best, insists badminton chief

BADMINTON Asia president Anton Subowo denies China is in crisis after its shuttlers missed out on a singles medal at the Asian Games for the first time in 38 years. Top-seeded Chinese Shi Yuqi crashed ...

August 30, 2018, Thursday


‘Minions’ strike gold to rock Jakarta arena

Indonesia’s Jonatan Christie stunned Chinese Taipei’s Chou Tien-chen for Asian Games badminton gold as a home pair affectionately dubbed the “Minions” won the men’s doubles at a rocking Jakarta arena...

August 29, 2018, Wednesday


Momota, Marin capture world titles

KENTO Momota dedicated his world title yesterday to those who stuck by him when a gambling scandal threatened to wreck the history-maker’s budding career. The explosive 23-year-old convincingly defeated ...

August 6, 2018, Monday


Lin vows to plough on despite loss

LIN Dan said he has no plans to retire after the Chinese badminton legend’s bid for a sixth world title met a sorry end yesterday in the last 16. The 34-year-old “Super Dan” was the most high-profile ...

August 3, 2018, Friday


Title defense on track as Axelsen, Okuhara triumph

VIKTOR Axelsen and Nozomi Okuhara stormed into the third round to stay on course for back-to-back men’s and women’s titles at the world championships yesterday. Denmark’s Axelsen, the top seed and men’s ...

August 2, 2018, Thursday


Momota sizzles, Tai advances at Nanjing worlds

JAPAN’S Kento Momota made a blistering start to his world championships yesterday — then brushed off any talk of pressure. The explosive 23-year-old is the man in form coming into the Nanjing showpiece ...

August 1, 2018, Wednesday


Lin, Axelsen sail in worlds openers

CHINESE superstar Lin Dan and “nervous” No. 1 Viktor Axelsen both made ominously fast starts at the world championships yesterday. The 34-year-old Lin is seeking a sixth world title and in front of an ...

July 31, 2018, Tuesday




 

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