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  • P.V. Sindhu hopes for top-7 by end of 2014

    By Suhrid Barua

    P V Sindhu is in seventh heaven after having won her second consecutive World Badminton Championship bronze in Copenhagen, Denmark. The 19-year-old climbed two places to 10th spot in the Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings, following her exploits in the 2014 World Badminton Championship. Sindhu spoke to Sportskeeda in an exclusive interview about her exploits in the marquee event and future aspirations.P V Sindhu with her bronze medal at the World Badminton Championships

    P V Sindhu with her bronze medal at the World Badminton Championships


  • Carolina Marin Receives Sport Merit Royal Order

    Madrid:The winner of 2014 BWF Badminton World Championships Carolina Marin, received Sport Merit Royal Order medal during a reception held at the headquarters of the Spain Sports Council on Tuesday. Spanish Minister Fatima Banez (L) delivers the Sport Merit Royal Order to Carolina Marin on September 2, 2014 in Madrid, Spain.

    Spanish Minister Fatima Banez (L) delivers the Sport Merit Royal Order to Carolina Marin on September 2, 2014 in Madrid, Spain.

  • Copenhagen bids to host 2021 World Badminton Championships

    Copenhagen: After hosting the 2014 Badminton World Federation (BWF) World Championships successfully, Copenhagen is now eyeing for a possible bid of the 2021 badminton event.Royal Arena in Copenhagen

    Royal Arena in Copenhagen

  • Carolina Marin, Chen Long win World titles

    Copenhagen (AFP) - Spain's Carolina Marin pulled off a monumental upset as she beat Chinese world number one Li Xuerui to win the women's singles title at the Badminton World Championships in Copenhagen on Sunday.Congratulations to Carolina Marin

    Congratulations to Carolina Marin

  • 2014 World Championships Finals Results

    Women's Doubles

    Tian Qing-Zhao Yunlei bt Wang Xiaoli-Yu Yang 21-19 21-15We are proud of you, Chong Wei!

    We are proud of you, Chong Wei!

  • Li Xuerui vs Carolina Marin in women's singles final

    Copenhagen: On Saturday, top seed Li Xuerui of China ended the run of Japanese dynamo and 16th seed Minatsi Mitani to seal a return to the women’s singles final.Li Xuerui of China

    Li Xuerui of China

  • Lee Chong Wei sets up Chen Long final

    Copenhagen: World number one Lee Chong Wei barely broke a sweat in the World Championships semi-finals seeing off the world number sixteen Viktor Axelsen of Denmark to secure his place in Sunday's final.No pressure Chong Wei, just play your best, good things will happen!

    No pressure Chong Wei, just play your best, good things will happen!

  • World Champs: Lee Chong Wei powers into semi-finals

    Copenhagen: With a dominant display of superb badminton, Lee Chong Wei kept up his bid for his first World Championships title by beating Wang Zhengming of China in straight sets 21-8, 21-11 on Friday to reach the semi-finals at the World Championships in Copenhagen. Lee hong Wei hopes to bring cheer to Malaysia on independence day by winning the World Championships title

    Lee hong Wei hopes to bring cheer to Malaysia on independence day by winning the World Championships title

  • P.V. Sindhu reaches semis, Saina Nehwal crashes out

    Copenhagen: On Friday, P.V. Sindhu outlasted second seed Wang Shixian of China 19-21 21-19 21-15 with her gritty and gutsy performance to reach the women’s singles semifinals at the World Championships. Interestingly, Sindhu defeated the same opponent at 2013 World Championships to become the first Indian woman to win a medal at the prestigious tournament.P.V. Sindhu celebrates after her victory against Wang Shixian

    P.V. Sindhu celebrates after her victory against Wang Shixian

  • World Champs run ends for Hoon Thien How/Tan Wee Kiong

    Copenhagen: The sole men's doubles representative of Malaysia, Hoon Thien How and Tan Wee Kiong crashed out in the quarter-finals of World Championships to 12th seeds Ko Sung-hyun-Shin Baek-cheol of South Korea 18-21, 13-21 on Friday at the Bellarup Super Arena.Hoon Thien How-Tan Wee Kiong plays their last game as a pair on Friday

    Hoon Thien How-Tan Wee Kiong plays their last game as a pair on Friday

  • Koo Kien Keat says farewell in rubber game loss

    Copenhagen: Goodbye, Kien Keat.

    Koo Kien Keat, one of the most talented men's doubles badminton players in badminton history played the final game of his illustrious career on Thursday afternoon. He and Tan Boon Heong went down in a hard-fought contest to Taiwan’s Lee Sheng Mu/Tsai Chia Hsin 21-14, 10-21, 19-21 in the last 16 of BWF World Championships.Koo Kien Keat-Tan Boon Ehong plays their last game in Copenhagen

    Koo Kien Keat-Tan Boon Ehong plays their last game in Copenhagen

  • World Champs Day 4: Injured Jan Jorgensen exits

    Copenhagen: On Thursday, Chou Tien Chen of Taiwan was handed a walkover into the quarter-finals of the World Championships as Jan Jorgensen of Denmark has withdrawn from competition due to knee injury.Thursday is one of the darkest day in Jan Jorgensen's career

    Thursday is one of the darkest day in Jan Jorgensen's career

  • World Champs Day 4: Lee Chong Wei trounces Evans

    Copenhagen: Top seed Lee Chong Wei cruised into the quarter-finals of BWF World Championships after defeating Ireland’s Scott Evans straight games 21-11, 21-12 in 36 minutes.Lee Chong Wei signs autograph at Copenhagen

    Lee Chong Wei signs autograph at Copenhagen

  • World Champs Day 3: Lee Chong Wei,Hoon/Tan breeze through

    Copenhagen: World number one Lee Chong Wei marched into the last 16 of World Championships in Copenhagen on Wednesday,  swept past Germany's Dieter Domke 21-12, 21-9 in 30 minutes.Lee Chong Wei powers way past Dieter Domke

    Lee Chong Wei powers way past Dieter Domke



    "Although Domke is a lower ranked player, but he did put up a good fight. I am confident with my game and I know where I want it to be," said Chong Wei after the match.

  • World Champs Day 3: Koo Kien Keat-Tan Boon Heong advances

    Copenhagen: Former world number one men's doubles pair, Koo Kien Keat - Tan Boon Heong of Malaysia, presented a fascinating game in the second round of World Championships when they trashed world number 19 Li Junhui-Liu Yuchen of China 21-14, 21-18 in 34 minutes.Koo Kien Keat-Tan Boon Heong still a very dangerous pair

    Koo Kien Keat-Tan Boon Heong still a very dangerous pair


  • World Champs Day 3: Disappointing end to Goh V Shem/Lim Khim Wah

    Copenhagen: On Wednesday, Goh V Shem-Lim Khim Wah marked the end of their partnership with a loss, after awarded their opponents a walkover citing back injury V Shem suffered during the match.

    The Malaysia pair already found themselves in trouble early in the first set as they were struggling to response to the relentless pace and chaos created by Taiwan’s Lee Sheng-mu-Tsai Chia-hsin. The Malaysian pair eventually went down with 11-21 at the Bellarup Super Arena.Sad end to Goh V Shem-Lim Khim Wah's partnership

    Sad end to Goh V Shem-Lim Khim Wah's partnership


  • World Champs Day 2: Chong Wei Feng Ousted

    Copenhagen: Malaysia’s second men’s singles -  Chong Wei Feng suffered a devastating first round exit on day 2 of badminton World Championships at Copenhagen.

    The 16th seed Malaysian wasted a six-point lead in the second set and a five-point advantage in the rubber game for a 21-17, 22-24, 16-21 defeat to England's Rajiv Ouseph in 65 minutes.Chong Wei Feng (yellow) vs Rajiv Ouseph

    Chong Wei Feng (yellow) vs Rajiv Ouseph

  • World Champs Day 2: Pei Jing's bid for revenge falls flat

    Copenhagen: It's been almost a month after losing to Chris Adcock-Gabrielle Adcock 14-21, 16-28 in the Glasgow Commonwealth Games mixed team event final partnering Chan Peng Soon. On Tuesday, Lai Pei Jing and her current partner Tan Aik Quan fell short in their revenge against the same England couple.Lai Pei Jing-Tan Aik Guan and Chris Adcock - Gabby Adcock are warming up before the match

    Lai Pei Jing-Tan Aik Guan and Chris Adcock - Gabby Adcock are warming up before the match

     

  • World Champs Day 2: Chen Long shows no mercy

    Copenhagen: On Tuesday, men's singles second seed Chen Long got his campaign started at the badminton World Championships in Copenhagen. He dispatched his opponent Luka Wraber of Austria with ease in the opener to remain on course for a clash with Marc Zwiebler of Germany in the second round. Chen Long is eyeing the world champion title

    Chen Long is eyeing the world champion title



    "Today's match allows me to find my rhythm, to get used to the stadium, and to get a sense of the shuttlecock's speed," said Chen Long.
  • Wang Zhengming competes without big brother - Du Pengyu

    Copenhagen: While Wang Zhengming had an easy opening match on day one of World Championships by winning 21-15, 21-12 against Michal Rogalski of Poland in 34 minutes, he still missed those days where he was competing together with his big brother - Du Pengyu.Wang Zhengming (right) misses his big brother - Du Pengyu

    Wang Zhengming (right) misses his big brother - Du Pengyu


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