Badminton


Chinese trio named in BWF’s Hall of Fame

China’s Olympic gold medalists Zhang Ning, Cai Yun and Fu Haifeng have been inducted into the Badminton World Federation’s Hall of Fame, the sport’s governing body said yesterday....

June 3, 2021, Thursday


Knee injury keeps Olympic champ Marin out of Tokyo

Spain’s Carolina Marin, the women’s Olympic badminton singles champion, will miss the Tokyo Games after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament and meniscus in her left knee....

June 2, 2021, Wednesday


Singapore Open cancelled

The Singapore Open, the last remaining badminton qualifying tournament for the Tokyo Olympics, has been cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic, organizers said yesterday....

May 13, 2021, Thursday


Lee downplays Tokyo hopes

Malaysian star Lee Zii Jia downplayed expectations yesterday that he could win the country’s first Olympic gold in Tokyo following his breakthrough victory at the All England Open....

March 26, 2021, Friday


Indonesia irate over All England exit

Indonesia’s sports minister has questioned the fairness of the exclusion of the country’s badminton team from the All England Open and called on the national governing body to pursue the matter with the...

March 19, 2021, Friday


All England Open start pushed back due to virus

The start of the All England Open was delayed yesterday to allow the retesting of some samples after a number of “inconclusive” and positive COVID-19 results among participating teams, the Badminton World...

March 18, 2021, Thursday


Shuttlers ready for Tokyo Games

China’s national team is “competitive” in all categories but the lack of international competition remains a major challenge in preparation for this year’s Olympic Games, China Badminton Association President...

March 4, 2021, Thursday


Antonsen, Tai capture World Tour Finals titles

Top-ranked Tai Tzu-ying won a dramatic women’s World Tour Final in Bangkok yesterday, blocking reigning Olympic champion Carolina Marin’s bid for a hat-trick of titles in 3 weeks....

February 1, 2021, Monday


Christie makes surprise Thailand Open exit

Indonesia’s seventh seed Jonatan Christie was knocked out of the Thailand Open in a mesmerizing high-intensity upset against India’s HS Prannoy, who hung on despite a late shoulder injury....

January 21, 2021, Thursday


Marin, Axelsen claim Thailand Open titles

Reigning Olympic champion Carolina Marin bolstered her chances of defending her title in Tokyo later this year after claiming the Thailand Open by beating top seed Tai Tzu-ying in Bangkok yesterday....

January 18, 2021, Monday




 

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