• Korea Open: Goh V Shem/Tan Wee Kiong, Chan Peng Soon/Goh Liu Ying in semis

    Seoul: Goh V Shem/Tan Wee Kiong of Malaysia have moved into the Korea Open semi-finals after the Rio Olympics silver medalists seeing off No. 2 seeds Chai Biao/Hong Wei of China 21-18, 21-13 in 32 minutes.Wish Chan Peng Soon/Goh Liu Ying best of luck in the Korea Open semi-finals. (photo: AFP)

    Wish Chan Peng Soon/Goh Liu Ying best of luck in the Korea Open semi-finals. (photo: AFP)

  • Lee Chong Wei and Jan Jorgensen reach Japan Open final

    Tokyo: Malaysian World No. 1 badminton superstar Lee Chong Wei scorched into his eighth Japan Open final as he produced a great match to beat 15th ranked Marc Zwiebler of Germany in the semi-final of the Yonex Open Japan on Saturday.Lee Chong Wei to play Jan Jorgensen in the 2016 Japan Open final. (photo: AP)

    Lee Chong Wei to play Jan Jorgensen in the 2016 Japan Open final. (photo: AP)

  • Goh V Shem/Tan Wee Kiong knocked out of Japan Open

    Tokyo: Olympic men's doubles silver medalists Goh V Shem/Tan Wee Kiong were out of the Japan Open after losing to youngsters from China Huang Kaixiang/Wang Yilyu 23-21, 21-12 in 36 minutes on Thursday.09 23 2016 badminton news goh v shem Goh V Shem/Tan Wee Kiong are out of the 2016 Japan Open. (photo: AFP)wee kiong

    09 23 2016 badminton news goh v shem Goh V Shem/Tan Wee Kiong are out of the 2016 Japan Open. (photo: AFP)wee kiong

  • Hendra Setiawan / Mohammad Ahsan the only Indonesian men's doubles at Japan Superseries

    Jakarta: The Badminton Association of Indonesia (PBSI) has confirmed that Hendra Setiawan / Mohammad Ahsan would be the sole Indonesian men's doubles pair to participate at the Japan Open Superseries.Hendra Setiawan/Mohammad Ahsan are one of the formidable men's doubles pairs in the world.

    Hendra Setiawan/Mohammad Ahsan are one of the formidable men's doubles pairs in the world.

  • Goodbye brother! Mohammad Ahsan/Hendra Setiawan are splitting up

    Jakarta: After losing to Endo Hiroyuki/Hayakawa Kenichi of Japan and Chai Biao/Hong Wei of China in the group stage of Rio Olympics, we knew this was coming, but didn't expect that moment would happened so soon.Mohammad Ahsan/Hendra Setiawan, we are going to miss you guys so much. (photo: AFP)

    Mohammad Ahsan/Hendra Setiawan, we are going to miss you guys so much. (photo: AFP)

  • Rio: Goh V Shem/Tan Wee Kiong in quarters, Ahsan/Setiawan eliminated

    Rio de Janeiro: Goh V Shem-Tan Wee Kiong highlighted their potential to become a medal contributor to Malaysia in the 2016 Olympics when they stunned World No. 4 Fu Haifeng/Zhang Nan of China to top Group B.Rio: Goh V Shem/Tan Wee Kiong through, Ahsan/Setiawan eliminated

    Rio: Goh V Shem/Tan Wee Kiong through, Ahsan/Setiawan eliminated

  • Indonesia targets 2 golds at Rio Olympics

    Jakarta: Despite all the obstacles ahead of them, Achmad Budiharto, Deputy Secretary General of The Badminton Association of Indonesia (PBSI) believed Indonesian shuttlers could overcome challenges in Rio to bring home two gold medals at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - one from Hendra Setiawan and Mohammad Ahsan in men's doubles, and another one is from Tontowi Ahmad and Liliyana Natsir in mixed doubles.Hendra Setiawan and Mohammad Ahsan are one of Indonesia's hope of winning an Olympic gold medal in Rio. (photo: AFP)

    Hendra Setiawan and Mohammad Ahsan are one of Indonesia's hope of winning an Olympic gold medal in Rio. (photo: AFP)

  • Hendra Setiawan eyeing a second gold medal at 2016 Rio Olympics

    Jakarta: Hendra Setiawan who partnered Markis Kido to win men's doubles gold medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympic, is now aiming for his second men's doubles Olympic gold but this time he will be partnering with Mohammad Ahsan.Mohammad Ahsan and Hendra Setiawan won the men's doubles title at 2015 Total BWF World Championship (photo: Getty Images)

    Mohammad Ahsan and Hendra Setiawan won the men's doubles title at 2015 Total BWF World Championship (photo: Getty Images)

  • Chen Long, Koo Kien Keat/Tan Boon Heong reach Australian Open quarters

    Sydney: Men's singles No. 1 seed Chen Long of China cruised through to the quarter-finals at the Australian Open Super Series as the World No. 2 men’s singles player wasted little time in dismissing Malaysia's former World junior champion Zulfadli Zulkiffli 21-17, 21-12 in 48 minutes on Thursday.Chen Long has yet to win a single title in 2016. (photo: GettyImages)

    Chen Long has yet to win a single title in 2016. (photo: GettyImages)

  • PBSI turn focus to Olympics after Thomas-Uber disappointments

    Jakarta: After emerging as the runners-up in Thomas Cup Finals, and losing to Korea in the Uber Cup quarter-finals, the Indonesia Badminton Association (PBSI) said their men's and women's team have set their sights on the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.Indonesian players practice to prepare for next week's Indonesia open. (photo: PBSI)

    Indonesian players practice to prepare for next week's Indonesia open. (photo: PBSI)

  • Denmark stun Indonesia 3-2 to complete Thomas Cup fairy tale

    Kunshan: Denmark's shuttlers had just made history on Sunday afternoon by beating 13-time Thomas Cup champions Indonesia in the 2016 Thomas Cup final. The homeland of Hans Christian Andersen, that famed writer of fairy tales, was living one of shuttlers’ great giant-slaying stories but for World No.13 Hans-Kristian Vittinghus, the moment of triumph brought him an unforgettable sensation.Hans-Kristian Vittinghus (C) of Denmark holds the Thomas Cup trophy between his teammates during the awards ceremony. (photo: AFP)

    Hans-Kristian Vittinghus (C) of Denmark holds the Thomas Cup trophy between his teammates during the awards ceremony. (photo: AFP)

  • World's top badminton players to compete at BCA Indonesia Open

    Jakarta: After the 2016 Thomas & Uber Cup finals coming to a close in Kunshan, China on May 22, 2016, as many as 320 shuttlers will be going to Indonesia in their hunt for five titles and US$900,000 in prize money in the week-long 2016 BCA Indonesia Open Superseries Premier.Mohammad Ahsan/Hendra Setiawan beat Lee Yong Dae/Ko Sung Hyun to win the 2013 Indonesia Open.

    Mohammad Ahsan/Hendra Setiawan beat Lee Yong Dae/Ko Sung Hyun to win the 2013 Indonesia Open.

  • Indonesia eyeing Thomas Cup victory

    Jakarta: Indonesia’s Thomas Cup team dreams big as it locks its target on bringing home the trophy again after its last victory in 2002 at the upcoming Thomas and Uber Finals team competition, starting this weekend.Indonesian Thomas Cup team captain Hendra Setiawan kisses Indonesia's national flag before departing to China for the 2016 Thomas & Uber Cup finals. ( Antara/Prasetyo Utomo)

    Indonesian Thomas Cup team captain Hendra Setiawan kisses Indonesia's national flag before departing to China for the 2016 Thomas & Uber Cup finals. ( Antara/Prasetyo Utomo)

  • Tommy Sugiarto heads 2016 Indonesia Olympic team

    Jakarta: World No. 8 Indonesian shuttler Tommy Sugiarto will get to play at the highest level of international badminton championships this August when he was listed as one of the 10 Indonesian badminton players who will take part in the Olympic Games 2016 in Rio de Janeiro.Tommy Sugiarto needs to work on his stamina, strength, speed and agility in order to have better result in Rio.

    Tommy Sugiarto needs to work on his stamina, strength, speed and agility in order to have better result in Rio.

  • Lee Chong Wei, Chan Peng Soon/Goh Liu Ying lose in All England thriller

    Birmingham: Three-time champion Lee Chong Wei has bowed out of the USD 500,000 All England Championships after a hard-fought men's singles first round defeat by Indian shuttler B. Sai Praneeth, losing 22-24, 20-22 on Wednesday.Hope Lee Chong Wei bounces back at next tournament. (photo: Getty Images)

    Hope Lee Chong Wei bounces back at next tournament. (photo: Getty Images)

  • 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)

  • Indonesia beats India 3-1 in Badminton Asia Team Championships Semis

    Hyderabad: Despite losing in the first men's singles match, Indonesia did just enough to halt India men's winning run at Badminton Asia Team Championships (BATC) after a 3-1 semi-final victory on Saturday.Mohammad Ahsan/Hendra Setiawan bring stability and strength to Indonesia's Badminton Asia Team Championships campaigns.

    Mohammad Ahsan/Hendra Setiawan bring stability and strength to Indonesia's Badminton Asia Team Championships campaigns.

  • Lee Chong Wei avoids Lin Dan, Chen Long in All England draw

    Kuala Lumpur: Malaysian badminton Superstar Lee Chong Wei avoided his two biggest rivals in the 2016 All England draw released on Tuesday as the two Chinese shuttlers have been drawn in the same half of the draw, while Lee Chong Wei and Japanese Kento Momota could potentially meet in the other semifinal.Lee Chong Wei (left) and Lin Dan could potentially renew their longtime rivalry at All England final. (photo: GettyImages)

    Lee Chong Wei (left) and Lin Dan could potentially renew their longtime rivalry at All England final. (photo: GettyImages)

  • Big win for Indonesia, China survive scare in Asia Team Championships

    Hyderabad: Indonesia, Korea and China emerged victorious after beating their respective opponents in the group stage of Badminton Asia Team Championship (BATC) at the Gachibowli indoor stadium on Monday.Mohammad Ahsan & Hendra Setiawan have a busy tournament schedule in recent two weeks.

    Mohammad Ahsan & Hendra Setiawan have a busy tournament schedule in recent two weeks.

  • Chen Long, Lee Chong Wei & Lin Dan to play at 2016 All England

    London: Defending champion Chen Long who will be trying to capture his third All England in four years, has been seeded first for the upcoming 2016 YONEX All England tournament that will be held from March 8 to March 13 at Barclaycard Arena, in Birmingham, England.Lee Chong Wei beats Chen Long to win the 2014 All England title. (photo: GettyImages)

    Lee Chong Wei beats Chen Long to win the 2014 All England title. (photo: GettyImages)

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