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BADMINTON Preview: Three Olympic champions in Malaysia Masters

While the Malaysian Prime Minister reaffirms his country’s anti-Semitic stance in swimming, Kuala Lumpur is the site of the $350,000 Malaysia Masters BWF World...

BADMINTON: Shocking win for Kean Yew Loh over Olympic champ Lin in Thailand...

True, China’s Dan Lin is not the same player he was when he won Olympic gold medals in the 2008 and 2012 Games. Now 35, he was ranked 13th in the world leading into the Thailand Masters tournament in Bangkok. But it was still a stunner to see him defeated by Singapore’s 21-year-old Kean Yew […]
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BADMINTON Preview: Thailand Masters starting in Bangkok

The Princess Irivannavari Thailand Masters tournament, with $150,000 in prize money, is underway with the qualifying rounds in Bangkok, and a good field assembled...

BADMINTON: Three wins for China in World Tour Finals

There’s no doubt that China is the world’s no. 1 power in badminton and they demonstrated it with three wins at the BWF World...

BADMINTON Preview: World Tour Finals ready in Guangzhou

The biggest prize purse of the year – $1,500,000 – is at stake in the BWF World Tour Finals in Guangzhou (CHN). The top...

BADMINTON: Korea, Korea, Korea, Korea in Korea Masters

The Korea Masters in Gwangju was just that: a master class from four Korean victors in the five competitions: Wan Ho Son in Men’s...

BADMINTON Preview: Son headlines Gwangju Korea Masters

The BWF World Tour is in Korea this week for the Guangju Korea Masters, a Super 300 tournament with a $250,000 prize purse. Held since...

BADMINTON: Verma saves India’s pride with Singles win at Syed Modi

With four finalists in five divisions, Sunday’s finals at the Syed Modi International Championships looked like a day to celebrate for host India, but...

BADMINTON Preview: World Tour lands in India!

The Syed Modi International Championship – named in memory of the 1982 Commonwealth Games men’s singles champion – takes place this week in Lucknow...

BADMINTON: Japan has fine finalists, three wins in Hong Kong Open

A powerful Japanese entry in the Hong Kong Open claimed half of the spots in the finals and came away with three wins in five divisions. The world’s no. 1-ranked Doubles teams of Marcus Fernaldi Gideon and Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo (INA) and Yuki Fukushima and Sayaka Hirota both won, with the Indonesians overcoming Japan’s Takeshi […]
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BADMINTON Preview: Four no. 1 players/teams in Hong Kong Open

Most of the top-ranked players in the BWF World Rankings are getting going in the Yonex Sunrise Hong Kong Open at the Hong Kong Coliseum. The top seeds: ∙ Men’s Singles: 1. Kento Momota (JPN: 1) 2. Yuqi Shi (CHN; 2) ∙ Men’s Doubles: 1. Marcus Fernaldi Gideon/Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo (INA: 1) 2. Junhui Li/Yuchen […]
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BADMINTON: No. 1 Momota wins China Masters for win no. 4 this season

Being ranked no. 1 in the world was a good indicator of success in the China Masters stop of the BWF World Tour, with three top-ranked entries winning in Fozhou: ∙ Men’s Singles leader Kento Momota (JPN, pictured above) won his fourth tournament of the season, dispatching no. 3 Tien Chen Chou (TPE) in the […]
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BADMINTON Preview: Three Rio champs in Fuzhou China Open

A strong field has assembled for the Fuzhou China Open, a tournament previously known as the China Masters. The top entries (and current world...

BADMINTON Preview: BWF World Tour heads to Asia, and Macau

The first of three BWF World Tour events in “China” starts this week in Macau for the $150,000 Macau Open, to be followed by...

BADMINTON: Bad week to be no. 1 as three lose in French Open

The Yonex French Open in Paris (FRA) was loaded with all five of the no. 1-ranked players or teams in the world. But only...

BADMINTON Preview: French Open showcases world nos. 1 vs. 2

For the second week in a row, the top-two ranked players and teams in the world will face off, this time at the Stade...

BADMINTON: Tzu Ying Tai claims sixth World Tour win in Denmark

Perhaps the hottest spot for badminton in Europe is Denmark and many of the leading stars of the sport came to Odense for the 67th Danisa Denmark Open, but it was a showcase for Asian stars in 2018. Perhaps the biggest star right now is Chinese Taipei’s Tzu Ying Tai, who won her first Denmark […]
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BADMINTON Preview: Danisa Denmark Open showcases 1s vs. 2s in World Rankings

The Odense Sports Park will be stop no. 20 (out of 27) on the 2018 BWF World Tour, for the Danisa Denmark Open, which started with qualifying on Tuesday. This is an ancient tournament, dating back to 1938 and an important stop for many of the world’s great players. How good is this year’s tournament? […]
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BADMINTON: No. 1-ranked Tai comes from behind to win Taipei Open

Chinese Taipei’s Tzu Ying Tai was the focal point of the 2018 Chinese Taipei Open, performing in front of an adoring home crowd. But while she whipped through the rounds of the women’s Singles, winning eight of nine sets on the way to the final, the world’s no. 1 player appeared ready to take her […]
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BADMINTON Preview: World no. 1 Tzu-Ying Tai headlines Chinese Taipei Open

The BWF Tour through Asia continues with the Yonex Chinese Taipei Open in Taipei City, continuing through Sunday. The top seeds: ∙ Men’s Singles: 1. Tien Chen Chou (TPE) 2. Tzu Wei Wang (TPE) ∙ Men’s Doubles: 1. Hung Ling Chen/Chi-Lin Wang (TPE) 2. Jhe-Huei Lee/Yang Lee (TPE) ∙ Women’s Singles: 1. Tzu Ying Tai […]
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