• Goh V Shem/Tan Wee Kiong, Kidambi Srikanth enter Syed Modi final

    Lucknow: Unseeded Malaysian men's pair Goh V Shem/Tan Wee Kiong stayed on course for their first title in 2016 after pulling off the biggest upset in the semi-finals of Syed Modi International Badminton Championship by beating top seeds and world number four pair, Mathias Boe/Carsten Mogensen of Denmark 21-16, 21-18 on Saturday.Goh V Shem/Tan Wee Kiong able to beat any men's pair if they show great stability in their games.

    Goh V Shem/Tan Wee Kiong able to beat any men's pair if they show great stability in their games.

  • Mumbai Rockets maul Hyderabad Hunters 4-1 in Premier Badminton League

    Hyderabad: Mumbai Rockets won their last three matches to score a come from behind victory against hosts Hyderabad Hunters 4-1 in the Premier Badminton League (PBL) at the Gachibowli Indoor Stadium on Monday.

    The Hunters who were playing without former World No. 1 Lee Chong Wei, got off to a good start with a closely fought women's singles contest where Supanida Katethong of Hyderabad defeated Liu Zi Die 13-15, 15-14, 15-14 to give the hosts a 1-0 lead.Both Carsten Mogensen and Markis Kido are key players for Hyderabad Hunters.

    Both Carsten Mogensen and Markis Kido are key players for Hyderabad Hunters.

  • Lee Chong Wei beats Sony Dwi Kuncoro but Hyderabad Hunters still lose

    Hyderabad: The Hyderabad Hunters woes continued on Sunday, as the team lost its third-straight tie of the season, falling 3-4 to Chennai Smashers spearheaded by P.V Sindhu in the Premier Badminton League (PBL) at the Gachibowli Indoor Stadium in Hyderabad.Lee Chong Wei and his Hyderabad Hunters teammates.

    Lee Chong Wei and his Hyderabad Hunters teammates.

  • Premier Badminton League: Hyderabad Hunters loss despite Lee Chong Wei's victory

    Hyderabad: Although Lee Chong Wei gave a spectacular performance in the second men's singles match for Hyderabad Hunters in the Premier Badminton League (PBL) on Saturday, but it wasn't enough to carry his team to victory as the Hunters fell to Awadhe Warriors 3-4.Lee Chong Wei gets his first win in India's Premier Badminton League on Saturday. (photo: PTI)

    Lee Chong Wei gets his first win in India's Premier Badminton League on Saturday. (photo: PTI)

  • India Premier Badminton League: Lee Chong Wei falls in upset loss to Kidambi Srikanth

    Kuala Lumpur: Former World No. 1 Lee Chong Wei who represented the Hyderabad Hunters lost to World No. 9 Kidambi Srikanth 12-15, 15-6 and 7-15 after making his debut in India's Premier Badminton League.India Premier Badminton League's "Trump Match" rule could be confusing. (photo: PBL)

    India Premier Badminton League's "Trump Match" rule could be confusing. (photo: PBL)

  • Return of the King: Lee Chong Wei captures Hong Kong Open (video)

    Hong Kong: No one imagined he would, or could ever return to his athletic endeavor after spending eight months away from badminton court. Yet, with heart and soul made of steel, Lee Chong Wei defied all the odds, kept on fighting and created an inspiring comeback and re-established himself as true champion in the sport of badminton.Both Muhammad Ali and Lee Chong Wei are true champions of their sports. (photo: Maxim)

    Both Muhammad Ali and Lee Chong Wei are true champions of their sports. (photo: Maxim)

  • Baku: Mathias Boe/Carsten Mogensen, Gabriela/Stefani Stoeva win gold

    Baku: Denmark picked up their first gold through Mathias Boe and Carsten Mogensen at the first European Games in Baku on Saturday.Mathias Boe/Carsten Mogensen and other men's doubles winners at the 2015 European Games in Baku. (photo: Getty)

    Mathias Boe/Carsten Mogensen and other men's doubles winners at the 2015 European Games in Baku. (photo: Getty)

  • 2015 Baku: Chloe/Sam Magee, Mathias Boe/Carsten Mogensen advance

    Baku: At the European Games in Baku, Irish badminton mixed doubles pair Chloe and Sam Magee were guaranteed bronze medals after beating Polish pair Aneta Wojtkow and Pawel Pietryja 21-18, 21-12 in 34 minutes on Friday to advance to the semi-finals.Gabriela Stoeva and Stefani Stoeva are two promising and beautiful shuttlers from Bulgaria.

    Gabriela Stoeva and Stefani Stoeva are two promising and beautiful shuttlers from Bulgaria.

  • Mathias Boe and Carsten Mogensen in 2015 Baku semis

    Baku: The badminton men's doubles event was previously considered one of Denmark's safest medal at the European Games in Azerbaijan, and tournament favorites Mathias Boe and Carsten Mogensen of Denmark again further solidified their chances of nabbing a gold for their country after they were able to live up to expectations and have successfully rolled past Gaetan Mittelheisser and Bastian Kersaudy of France on Thursday, winning 21-16, 21-17 to reach the Baku 2015 men's doubles semifinals.Wish Mathias Boe and Carsten Mogensen good luck going into 2015 Baku semi-finals.

    Wish Mathias Boe and Carsten Mogensen good luck going into 2015 Baku semi-finals.

  • Badminton seedings for 2015 Baku European Games released

    Baku: Seedings for the Badminton competition at the inaugural European Games have been announced, with Danish, Irish and Russian athletes particularly well-positioned ahead of the draw on 2 June.Mathias Boe and Carsten Mogensen will be leading the way for Danish badminton at Baku 2015.

    Mathias Boe and Carsten Mogensen will be leading the way for Danish badminton at Baku 2015.

  • Badminton Denmark make U-turn, reinstate players over "cookies war"

    Copenhagen: Denmark’s top men’s doubles pair of Mathias Boe and Carsten Mogensen, women’s doubles pairing of Kamilla Rytter Juhl and Christinna Pedersen, as well as Pedersen’s mixed doubles partner, Joachim Fischer-Nielsen were dismissed from the country’s national team last month due to sponsorship conflict.Henrik Parkhoi (center) takes the initiative to resolve the "cookies war" in Danish badminton. Mathias Boe is sitting on the left while the Chairman of Denmark Badminton - Rene Toft is sitting on the right.

    Henrik Parkhoi (center) takes the initiative to resolve the "cookies war" in Danish badminton. Mathias Boe is sitting on the left while the Chairman of Denmark Badminton - Rene Toft is sitting on the right.

  • New twist in the firing of Pedersen,Juhl,Fischer, Boe & Mogensen from Denmark team

    Copenhagen: In the latest development of the firing of Chris Pedersen, Kamilla Rytter Juhl, Joachim Fischer, Mathias Boe and Carsten Mogensen from the Denmark national team due to conflicts in the sponsorship between these players and the Badminton Association of Denmark, further details were uncovered by reporter that Denmark's coach, Lars Uhre also received monetary incentives from the new sponsor, biscuit manufacturer - Danisa, who has contributed to this conflict. Other coaches in the Denmark national team were also pocketed a nice little profit through the new deal.These players are victims of irresponsible decision-making.

    These players are victims of irresponsible decision-making.

  • Chen Long beat Jan Jorgensen to win 2015 All England

    Birmingham: World champion Chen Long of who beat two-time Olympic champion Lin Dan in Saturday's semifinals, fought back from one game down to beat Denmark's Jan Jorgensen for the men's singles title at the 2015 All England badminton championships on Sunday.Congratulations to Chen Long!

    Congratulations to Chen Long!

  • US Open GP: Boe and Mogensen in the final

    New York: Badminton duo Mathias Boe and Carsten Mogensen are ready for the final at the U.S. Open Championships.

    On Saturday, the Danish pair defeated Liao Min Chun and Tseng Min Hao of Taiwan in the semi-final effortlessly with 21-15 and 21-14 in 30 minutes.Mathias Boe and Carsten Mogensen are ready for the US Open Championships Final

    Mathias Boe and Carsten Mogensen are ready for the US Open Championships Final

  • Thomas Cup: Denmark suffers huge setback as Mathias Boe pulls out

    Denmark had to deal with the devastating blow of losing Mathias Boe just few days before Thomas Cup.Mathias Boe will not play in Thomas Cup 2014 due to umbilical hernias

    Mathias Boe, the experienced doubles shuttler, announced on his Facebook page on Tuesday that he had to undergo a surgery for umbilical hernia. Boe said that he felt pain earlier this week and found a small lump over his belly button. He hopes to get back in full practice within few weeks.

  • Wang Shixian, Boe and Mogensen won India Open

    NEW DELHI: In an all-Chinese women's singles final, Wang Shixian and Li Xuerui engaged in energy-sapping rallies. The result was a high-octane match as the lead changed hands frequently.Wang Shixian is on fire since winning All England last month

    Wang Shixian is on fire since winning All England last month

    Li had opened up a slim 4-2 lead early on first set but soon Wang took early lead to move up 14-10 in the first game. Li opened up a slender lead of 18-16 with the help of her accurate half smashes and smashes and reached 20-18 after grabbing two more points.

  • Danish pair hungry for more after scalping defending champs (pic)

    BIRMINGHAM: Denmark has always been a top men’s doubles nation, with Jens Eriksen-Martin Luudgaard Hansen the more notable stars of the modern game.

    The now retired Eriksen-Hansen’s most notable successes are their All-England triumphs in 2004 and 2006. In more recent times, there have been Mathias Boe-Carsten Mogensen, who have consistently challenged for honours at the highest level.aDenmark's Kim Astrup Sorensen (right)-Anders Skaarup Rasmussen pose for a picture after beating All-England defending champions Liu Xiaolong-Qiu Zihan of China in the doubles event on Thursday.

  • All-England: V Shem-Khim Wah sent packing in first round (pic)

    BIRMINGHAM: Malaysian Open champions Goh V Shem-Lim Khim Wah learned the hard way that they still have a long to go after crashing out in the first round of the All-England.

    The pair who only made the quarter-finals of the German Open last week, were once again brought down to earth by the experience of Danish duo Mathias Boe-Carsten Mogensen, losing 21-23, 11-21 on Wednesday.Goh V Shem-Lim Khim Wah in a file photo. The pair lost to Danish duo Mathias Boe-Carsten Mogensen 21-23, 11-21 in the first round of the the All-England.

  • European Team Championships: England lose to Denmark in final (pic)

    England collected the silver medal at the European Team Championships after a 3-1 final defeat by Denmark in Basel.

    Team captain Rajiv Ouseph gave England a solid start with a singles victory over Hans-Kristian Vittinghus.

    But Andy Ellis and Chris Adcock, and Chris Langridge and Peter Mills, lost their doubles encounters while Toby Penty lost the second singles match.Adcock and Ellis were unable to follow that up as they suffered a 21-17 19-21 21-14 defeat by Carsten Mogensen and Mathias Boe.

    "We were here to win, but also to measure our level, and I'm proud of the silver," said England coach Jakob Hoi.

    "Being in the final gave us the opportunity to compete against the best and that's what we are here for."

  • Kim Wah-V Shem save Malaysia the blushes (pic)

    BUKIT JALIL: Doubles shuttlers Lim Khim Wah-Goh V Shem saved Malaysia from their worst-ever showing on home soil in the men’s doubles when they became the only pair to win the opening match.

    On Wednesday, Khim Wah-V Shem gained sweet revenge when they dumped second seeds and reigning Korean Open champions Mathias Boe-Carsten Mogensen of Denmark 24-22, 17-21, 21-18.Goh V Shem (left) and Lim Khim Wah in action against Mathias Boe-Carsten Mogensen of Denmark during their first round match in the Maybank Malaysian Open. V Shem-Khim Wah won 24-22, 17-21, 21-18.

    Just last week, the Malaysians had gone down with a whimper to the Danes in the quarter-finals of the season-opener in cold Seoul.

    But on Wednesday, they were blowing hot, showing great fighting spirit to outplay the Danes and prevent Malaysia from suffering a complete whitewash.

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