Badminton


Lin retirement ends era of ‘China sports superstar’

The retirement of two-time Olympic champion Lin Dan signals the end of a golden era of Chinese sporting superstars, state media said yesterday....

July 8, 2020, Wednesday


Tokyo Games points relief

Shuttlers will keep ranking points they earned during the original Olympic qualification period before the novel coronavirus pandemic forced the Tokyo Games to be postponed, the Badminton World Federation...

May 28, 2020, Thursday


Tough for Lin to qualify for Olympics, claims Lee

Retired great Lee Chong Wei has said it will be difficult for arch-rival Lin Dan to qualify for the Olympics due to tough competition from younger Chinese players....

May 21, 2020, Thursday


Thomas and Uber Cups moved to October

The Thomas and Uber Cup team championships were postponed yesterday for a second time to October 3-11 after Denmark extended novel coronavirus social-distancing measures, officials said....

April 30, 2020, Thursday


Momota ruled out for two months after fatal crash

World No. 1 Kento Momota of Japan, who suffered a broken nose in a traffic accident in Malaysia on Monday, will not play in any competitions until March, the Japanese Badminton Association said yester...

January 15, 2020, Wednesday


Momota injured, driver killed in crash

World No. 1 Kento Momota was injured and his driver was killed in a crash near Kuala Lumpur yesterday just hours after he won the Malaysia Masters....

January 14, 2020, Tuesday


Chinese shuttlers bag three titles at Malaysia Masters

China bagged three titles at the Malaysia Masters yesterday after Chen Yufei added the women’s singles championship to those of the women’s doubles and mixed doubles, the finals of which were between Chinese...

January 13, 2020, Monday


Chen confirmed as world No. 1 in women’s singles

China’s Chen Yufei was confirmed as the world’s top women’s singles player in the latest global rankings released by the Badminton World Federation in Kuala Lumpur yesterday....

December 18, 2019, Wednesday


Momota revels in magical year

Kento Momota was banned from badminton for gambling in 2016....

December 17, 2019, Tuesday


Chen to end year as world No. 1

Home favorite Chen Yufei defeated current world No....

December 16, 2019, Monday




 

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