• Tan Kian Meng/Lai Pei Jing exit Singapore Open

    Singapore: Singapore Open's mixed doubles No. 8 seeds Tan Kian Meng/Lai Pei Jing were out of the tournament after suffering a semi-final loss to Dechapol Puavaranukroh/Sapsiree Taerattanachai from Thailand with 21-18, 11-21, 14-21 in 64 minutes on Saturday.Tan Kian Meng/Lai Pei Jing need to be more stable in order to achieve better results internationally. (photo: AP)

    Tan Kian Meng/Lai Pei Jing need to be more stable in order to achieve better results internationally. (photo: AP)

  • Goh V Shem-Tan Wee Kiong survive scare to enter Singapore Open 2nd round

    Singapore: Former World No. 1 men's pair Goh V Shem/Tan Wee Kiong of Malaysia stared down defeat and fought back from a set down before knocking Lee Sheng Mu/Tsai Chia Hsin of Taiwan out of the Singapore Open on Wednesday with a 20-22, 21-15, 21-18 victory in their thrilling opener.Goh V Shem/Tan Wee Kiong hoping to bounce back at Singapore Open from their recent dissapointments. (photo: AFP)

    Goh V Shem/Tan Wee Kiong hoping to bounce back at Singapore Open from their recent dissapointments. (photo: AFP)

  • Marcus Fernaldi Gideon/Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo complete remarkable Superseries hat-trick in 2017

    Kuching: Indonesia’s World No. 2 men's doubles pair Markus Fernaldi Gideon/Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo were standing atop the podium yet again on Sunday at Malaysia Open, after beating China's Fu Haifeng/Zheng Siwei in the men's doubles final.Marcus Fernaldi Gideon/Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo are the most exciting men's doubles pair in the world currently. (photo: AFP)

    Marcus Fernaldi Gideon/Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo are the most exciting men's doubles pair in the world currently. (photo: AFP)

  • Viktor Axelsen beats Chou Tien Chen to claim India Open title

    New Delhi: It was third time charm for Viktor Axelsen Denmark at the India Open, when the Dane comfortably defeated Taiwan's Chou Tien Chen in straight games to win his maiden India Open Super Series title in his third attempt on Sunday.Viktor Axelsen bites his gold medal having won the 2017 India Open men's singles title. (Photo: AFP)

    Viktor Axelsen bites his gold medal having won the 2017 India Open men's singles title. (Photo: AFP)

  • Viktor Axelsen to clash with Chou Tien Chen in India Open final

    New Delhi: Denmark's No. 3 seed Viktor Axelsen who lost to Kidambi Srikanth in the 2015 India Open final and lost to Kento Momota in the 2016 India Open final, has reached his third straight India Open final on Saturday.Viktor Axelsen gets his third chance to win the India Open on Sunday. (photo: AP)

    Viktor Axelsen gets his third chance to win the India Open on Sunday. (photo: AP)

  • Lee Chong Wei wins 4th All England and 45th Superseries title

    Birmingham: By 2017, there weren't many ways for World No. 1 men's singles player Lee Chong Wei to be considered an underdog. But playing through a medial collateral ligament (MCL) injury and winning the All England title -- did add a new chapter to his legacy.Congratulations to Lee Chong Wei for winning his fourth All England title. (photo: AFP)

    Congratulations to Lee Chong Wei for winning his fourth All England title. (photo: AFP)

  • Jan O Jorgensen beats Chen Long to win China Open

    Fuzhou: Denmark's No. 4 seeds Jan O Jorgensen shocked the home crowd when he held off a stirring comeback from Chen Long in the first set as the second seed Chen came agonizingly close to taking the first set from 17-20 to 20-20 before Jorgensen restored his control to clinch the first set 22-20.Denmark's Jan Jorgensen upset Olympic champion Chen Long to win the 2016 China Superseries. (photo: AP)

    Denmark's Jan Jorgensen upset Olympic champion Chen Long to win the 2016 China Superseries. (photo: AP)

  • Hendra Setiawan/ Mohammad Ahsan eyeing men's doubles title at All England

    Birmingham: The Badminton Association of Indonesia (PBSI) are hoping their top men's doubles pair Hendra Setiawan/Mohammad Ahsan could bring home the men's doubles title at the prestigious All England championships that will kick off the main draw action on Wednesday.Hendra Setiawan/Mohammad Ahsan are bidding for their second All England title in Birmingham. (photo: GettyImages)

    Hendra Setiawan/Mohammad Ahsan are bidding for their second All England title in Birmingham. (photo: GettyImages)

  • PBSI looking to add a second men's pair at Rio Olympics

    aJakarta: For this year's Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Badminton Association of Indonesia (PBSI) still relied heavily on Hendra Setiawan/Mohammad Ahsan to bring home the nation's first Olympic gold medal since Hendra Setiawan and Markis Kido last won it at the 2008 Beijing Olympics by defeating Cai Yun/Fu Haifeng 12–21, 21–11, 21–16 in the men's doubles final.Hendra Setiawan/Mohammad Ahsan (front) still Indonesia's main hope of winning gold at the 2016 Rio Olympics.

    Hendra Setiawan/Mohammad Ahsan (front) still Indonesia's main hope of winning gold at the 2016 Rio Olympics.

  • Koo Kien Keat/Tan Boon Heong and Tan Kian Meng/Lai Pei Jing falter in Malaysia Masters finals

    Georgetown: After a steady first set against their Indonesian counterparts - Gideon Markus Fernaldi-Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo, Malaysia's professional men's doubles pair - Koo Kien Keat-Tan Boon Heong let their Malaysia Masters title slipped away by losing to the Indonesians 21-18, 13-21, 18-21 in a 3 set thriller.Tan Kian Meng, Lai Pei Jing, Li Yinhui, Zheng Siwei (from left) pose for pictures at the awards ceremony. (photo: Bernama)

    Tan Kian Meng, Lai Pei Jing, Li Yinhui, Zheng Siwei (from left) pose for pictures at the awards ceremony. (photo: Bernama)

  • Sony Dwi Kuncoro wins Chinese Taipei GP finals

    Taipei: Although Sony Dwi Kuncoro is not young and strong as before, the 2004 Athens Olympic bronze medalist proved age no barrier as he rolled back the years to beat Wang Tzu Wei of Taiwan, 21-13, 21-15 to lift the Chinese Taipei GP men's singles title on Sunday.Sony Dwi Kuncoro poses on the podium with Wang Tzu Wei. (photo: BWF)

    Sony Dwi Kuncoro poses on the podium with Wang Tzu Wei. (photo: BWF)

  • Carolina Marin and Kevin Sanjaya named Indonesian fans' favourites

    Jakarta: Reigning women's singles world champion Carolina Marin of Spain enjoyed a light moment ahead of the 2015 World Championships, as she has been voted most popular foreign badminton player by Indonesian fans in the 2015 Badminton Fans Award presented by the Badminton Association of Indonesia (PBSI). Voting period for the 2015 Badminton Fans Award began July 9th and ended in August 2nd.Ratchanok Intanon's coach, Carolina Marin, Jonatan Christie, Mohammad Ahsan, Kevin Sanjaya (from left).

    Ratchanok Intanon's coach, Carolina Marin, Jonatan Christie, Mohammad Ahsan, Kevin Sanjaya (from left).

  • Hoon Thien How/Lim Khim Wah, Sony Dwi Kuncoro in Taipei GP finals

    Taipei: Independent men's doubles pair from Malaysia, Hoon Thien How/Lim Khim Wah remained on course in the bid to lift their first international title after they advanced to the Chinese Taipei Grand Prix finals on Saturday. Both Hoon/Tan quit the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) in February this year, and are currently playing for a private badminton club called Sports Affairs Academy.Sony Dwi Kuncoro came into the Chinese Taipei GP open rejuvenated. (photo: TaipeiGP)

    Sony Dwi Kuncoro came into the Chinese Taipei GP open rejuvenated. (photo: TaipeiGP)

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