Badminton

SCOREBOARD: Olympic champs Chen, Majlinda and Trstenjak claim wins

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A good weekend for Olympic champions from 2016 at the Yonex French Open in badminton and in the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam on the...

TSX REPORT: The World Beach Games came and went; did you notice? + Paris...

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≡ TSX REPORT ~ 24 October 2019 ≡ ● LANE ONE ● What was all the fuss about the World Beach Games, anyway?  Although a major topic of discussion...

THIS WEEK: Momota looks for seventh win in Paris; four Rio judo champs in...

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This is another fairly light week in international sport, just before a heavy schedule of winter events starts to take over the calendar. Among the...

TSX REPORT: Athlete’s rights seems like a good idea, but for which athletes and...

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≡ TSX REPORT ~ 21 October 2019 ≡ ● LANE ONE ● Two conferences and two different views of “athlete’s rights”  Two conferences taking place almost simultaneously 7,745 miles...

BADMINTON: Repeat titles for Momota, Tai and Gideon/Sukamuljo in Denmark

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Fans attending the 2019 version of the Danisa Denmark Open might have thought they were watching a re-run of the 2018 tournament as three...

BADMINTON: Amazing eighth tournament title for Kento Momota in Korea

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“Actually, I didn’t count my number of titles. I just want to keep winning more. I wanted to keep the rallies going. I was...

BADMINTON Preview: All five no. 1-ranked shuttlers in Korea Open in Incheon

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No one can say that the Badminton World Tour doesn’t feature its top players on a regular basis. Once again, all five of the...

BADMINTON: Marin returns with win over Tai in China Open in Changzhou

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Rio Olympic champion Carolina Marin of Spain tore her anterior cruciate ligament in January. On Sunday, she faced no. 4-ranked Tzu Ying Tai (TPE) in...

BADMINTON: World no. 2 Chou thrills the home crowd in Taipei Open

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The biggest star in the Chinese Taipei Open was the no. 2-ranked Tien Chen Chou from the home country and he did not disappoint...

TSX DAILY: Skiing superstar Hirscher retires at 30; sprinter Gatlin escapes injury at Zagreb...

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≡ TSX DAILY ~ 5 September 2019 ≡ | 1. |  LEADING OFF: Marcel Hirscher, one of the greatest skiers in history, retires at 30  Although widely...

COMING ATTRACTIONS: Previews in Badminton, Freestyle Skiing, Karate and Table Tennis

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Preview of notable events this week: ● BADMINTON: Medal possibility for American Beiwen Zhang at Chinese Taipei Open Barely days following the close of the 2019...

BADMINTON: Japan wins two titles and leads the medal table in historic World Champs

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China has been the leading force in badminton for decades, but for the first time since 1995, it did not lead the medal table...

BADMINTON Preview: World Champs to answer whether China is still the top power in...

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A large field of 359 competitors from 45 countries are assembled in the St. Jakobshalle in Basel (SUI) for the 25th BWF Total World...

TSX DAILY: Stunning results at U.S. swim Nationals, anti-Games activists channeling Groucho, and remembering...

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= TSX DAILY ~ 5 August 2019 = | 1. | SWIMMING: New talent shines at the 2019 USA Swimming Nationals, as if the U.S. didn’t...

BADMINTON: Stunning win for India’s Rankireddy and Sheety over China’s World Champions in Bangkok

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China’s men’s Doubles pair of Junhui Li and Yuchen Liu are the reigning World Champions and were the heavy favorites in the finals of...

COMING ATTRACTIONS: No. 1 Momota in Bangkok and Mountain Bike star Courtney in Val...

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Previews of key events in Olympic sports coming this week: ● BADMINTON: Japan’s Momota and Matsumoto/Nagahara headline Thailand Open The $350,000 Thailand Open is underway in...

BADMINTON: No. 1s Momota and Yamaguchi claim Singles titles at Japan Open

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“Everyone has studied my game, and sometimes even when I play well, things don’t work out. That’s the difficulty I faced this year.” Japan’s Kento...

BADMINTON Preview: Resurgent Japan looks for most wins ever in Japan Open in Tokyo

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The Daihatsu Yonex Japan Open is one of the prestige tournament on the Badminton World Tour and the home team will have plenty of...

BADMINTON: Doubles defenders Gideon & Sukamuljo and Fukushima & Hirota highlight Indonesia Open

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With a staggering $1.25 million in prize money on the line in the Indonesia Open, one of the richest stops on the BWF World...

BADMINTON Preview: $1,250,000 prize purse at stake in Indonesia Open in Jakarta, and everyone...

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One of the biggest prize purses in the sport is on offer in Jakarta (INA) for the 2019 Indonesia Open, now underway at the...

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