Badminton


T homas & Uber Cup Finals postponed to next year

This year’s Thomas and Uber Cup Finals in Denmark have been postponed until 2021 after the withdrawal of several teams amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Badminton World Federation said yesterday. South ...

September 16, 2020, Wednesday


Revised calendar unveiled

The Badminton World Federation yesterday announced a revised tournament calendar with the World Tour set to return with back-to-back Super 750 events in Odense, Denmark, beginning on October 13....

August 28, 2020, Friday


Tai plans to play next year

World No. 1 Tai Tzu-ying says she plans to compete on the badminton circuit for at least another year, putting to rest speculation that she could retire at the end of the 2020 season....

August 7, 2020, Friday


Elite China, Japan tourneys called off

The prestigious China and Japan Opens were canceled yesterday by the Badminton World Federation as it announced that four September tournaments in Asia would not be played because of the coronavirus p...

July 30, 2020, Thursday


Lin ‘relieved’ after retirement announcement

Lin Dan said he felt relieved after announcing his international retirement but hinted that he could take part in next year’s National Games, if his physical condition allows....

July 10, 2020, Friday


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




 

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