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

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

BADMINTON: Qualifiers fare best in Yonex U.S. Open in Fullerton

Each division in a BWF World Tour tournament is seeded, with the expected best teams placed in favorable draws based on their ranking and...

BADMINTON Preview: BWF World Tour comes to Fullerton with Yonex U.S. Open

The BWF World Tour’s annual stop in the United States is a Super 300 level tournament, this year at Titan Gymnasium at Cal State...

BADMINTON: Korea’s Ko and Shin record upset men’s Doubles win in Australian Open

There was a time – five years ago – when Korea’s Sung Ko and Baek-Cheol Shin were on top of the world as the...

BADMINTON Preview: Top-ranked Matsumoto and Hagahara headline Crown Group Australian Open in Sydney

The BWF World Tour has slowed down, with the Crown Group Australian Open in Sydney the only tourney scheduled for June. The fields are...

BADMINTON: Stunning wins for Christie and An in New Zealand Open, but a bad...

The long path to stardom always starts with surprise wins at smaller-scale tournaments, so did we see the start for two new stars in...

BADMINTON Preview: Japan has three top seeds in New Zealand Open

After three straight major tournaments in Asia, the BWF World Tour heads south to Oceania for the New Zealand Open this week and the Australia Open in June. Founded in 1990, the tournament was upgraded to world-class status in 2016 and has been part of the World Tour since. The top seeds: ● Men’s Singles: […]
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BADMINTON: Top-ranked Momota and Tai take Singapore Open titles

Japan dominated the Singapore Open with four finalists and three winners, but the top-ranked Singles players in the world impressed with wins by Kento...

BADMINTON Preview: All five no. 1-ranked players and teams in Singapore Open

The BWF World Tour’s Asian swing continues this week at the Singapore Indoor Stadium for the Singapore Open, held continuously since 1987. It has...

BADMINTON: Four golds for China and one for Taipei in Malaysia Open

Depending on how you look at it., China won four or all five divisions at the Malaysia Open in Kuala Lumpur, including a remarkable...

BADMINTON Preview: Best in the world lined up for Malaysia Open

An outstanding field has gathered for the Celcom Axiata Malaysia Open in Kuala Lumpur (MAS), with the top three in the BWF World Rankings...

BADMINTON: Axelsen and Intanon win again at India Open

Danish star Viktor Axelsen is a commanding presence on the court at 6-4 (1.93 m) and was World Champion in 2017. But even the...

BADMINTON Preview: Six former champions headline India Open in New Delhi

The 12th Yonex-Sunrise India Open is underway at the Siri For Indoor Stadium in New Delhi (IND), with five former champions among the entries....

BADMINTON: China sweeps singles titles at Yonex Swiss Open

Despite the presence of two Olympic Champions in the field from China, it was Yuqi Shi who won the men’s Singles title at the...

BADMINTON Preview: Two Olympic champs in Yonex Swiss Open men’s Singles field

After the thrill of the All-England Open, the BWF World Tour is a little calmer this week with a Level 300 Series tournament, the...

BADMINTON: Three wins for China and Momota makes history at the $1,000,000 All-England Open

The big money – $1,000,000 in prize money – brought out all of the no. 1 -ranked players and teams in the world for...

BADMINTON Preview: Stars are out for the $1 million Yonex Al-england Open in Birmingham

Nothing like a prize purse of $1 million to get players interested in a major tournament and most of the top stars in the...

BADMINTON: No. 1 Momota beats no. 11 Nishimoto in men’s German Open final

Truth be told, some of the interest in the German Open in Muelheim is getting ready for the $1,000,000 Yonex All England Open Championships...

BADMINTON Preview: Japan seeded to sweep the German Open!

The BWF World Tour is in Muelheim an der Ruhr (GER) for the $150,000 German Open, with an excellent field. The top seeds: ● Men’s Singles: 1. Kento Momota (JPN) 2. Tien Chen Chou (TPE) 3. Kenta Nishimoto (JPN) ● Men’s Doubles: 1. Takeshi Kamura/Keigo Sonoda (JPN) 2. Hiroyuki Endo/Yuta Watanabe (JPN) 3. Chengkai Han/Haodong […]
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BADMINTON: Denmark and Korea tops at Spain Masters in Barcelona

The singles finals were all Denmark and Korean teams nearly swept the doubles matches in the finals of the Spain Masters tournament in Barcelona. Both...

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