• Carolina Marin withdraws from Australian Open

    Madrid: World No. 1 women's shuttler Carolina Marin of Spain has withdrawn from the Australian Open as she had suffered some "discomfort" in Indonesia.

    The Spanish badminton star was stunned by Wang Yihan of China in the Indonesia Open semi-final last Saturday, and has tweeted that she will not be playing at the Australian Open.Carolina Marin is looking forward to the challenge of winning gold at the Rio 2016 Olympics. (photo: AFP)

    Carolina Marin is looking forward to the challenge of winning gold at the Rio 2016 Olympics. (photo: AFP)

  • Lin Dan remains as dangerous as ever, wins China Masters

    Jiangsu: Two-time Olympic champion Lin Dan kicked off 2016 with a remarkable run of winning 2 consecutive titles at German Open and the All England Open, then he failed in India Open, Malaysia Open and Singapore Open.Lin Dan is slowly getting back into his formidable form. (photo: AFP)

    Lin Dan is slowly getting back into his formidable form. (photo: AFP)

  • BATC: Goh Jin Wei only bright spot as Malaysia lost to China 1-4

    Hyderabad: The World No. 117 and 16 year-old Goh Jin Wei of Malaysia is only 1.58m in height, but she can certainly stand tall. Playing against a much taller and much experienced player World No. 11 Sun Yu from China with the height of 1.83m, the little Malaysian girl with big heart was charging up with energy attacks and pulling off one of the shocks of the tournament by beating Sun Yu 21-13, 21-16 in 42 minutes, scoring the only point won by Malaysia in the final Group A tie against China at the Badminton Asian Team Championships (BATC) in Hyderabad, India on Thursday.Goh Jin Wei is an amazing young shuttler with BIG heart and such a bright future ahead of her!

    Goh Jin Wei is an amazing young shuttler with BIG heart and such a bright future ahead of her!

  • China Badminton Super League: Lin Dan leads Qingdao over Hunan

    Qingdao: Chinese badminton superstar Lin Dan led the host team Qingdao for their fifth consecutive victory by defeating Hunan 4-1 and remained atop the China Badminton Super League on Thursday, but not without getting a tough fight from Zhou Zeqi in the men’s singles match.Lin Dan defeats Zhou Zeqi 18-21, 21-18, 21-13 in the China Badminton Super League. (photo: ossports)

    Lin Dan defeats Zhou Zeqi 18-21, 21-18, 21-13 in the China Badminton Super League. (photo: ossports)

  • Kento Momota, Mohammad Ahsan/Hendra Setiawan win World Superseries Finals

    Dubai: No. 2 seed Kento Momota brought Viktor Axelsen's great run at the 2015 Dubai World Superseries Finals to an end by clinching the men's singles title in Dubai on Sunday.Congratulations to Mohammad Ahsan/Hendra Setiawan! (photo: Mohammad Ahsan/Hendra Setiawan FB)

    Congratulations to Mohammad Ahsan/Hendra Setiawan! (photo: Mohammad Ahsan/Hendra Setiawan FB)

  • Greysia Polii/Nitya Krishinda Maheswari eyeing 2015 World Championship title

    Jakarta: Greysia Polii/Nitya Krishinda Maheswari are carrying renewed confidence ahead of 2015 BWF World Championships which be held in Jakarta from 10 to 16 August 2015, as the Indonesians having enjoyed a particularly upbeat straight-sets victory over Chinese pair Luo Yu/Luo Ying in the Chinese Taipei Open women's doubles final last Sunday.Greysia Polii/Nitya Krishinda Maheswari (blue shirt) overcame Luo Yu/Luo Ying to lift women's doubles title at last week's Chinese Taipei Open.

    Greysia Polii/Nitya Krishinda Maheswari (blue shirt) overcame Luo Yu/Luo Ying to lift women's doubles title at last week's Chinese Taipei Open.

  • (Video) China, Korea each win 2 titles at Asian Badminton Championships

    Lin Dan won his third and a hard-fought title in men's singles at the Asian Badminton Championships against Sho Sasaki of Japan 14-21, 21-9, 21-15 in the seesawLin Dan shows off his 2014 Asian Badminton Championship gold medal

    Lin Dan shows off his 2014 Asian Badminton Championship gold medal
    final that took 66 minutes in Gimcheon. This was his back to back win after last week's China Masters title. Lin got off to a sluggish start in the first set, Sho Sasaki took advantage of Lin Dan's sloppy mistakes, and reeled off the first set with a 21-14 win.

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