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BADMINTON Preview: Strong Danish team set for Spain Masters in Barcelona

The BWF World Tour resumes in Barcelona (ESP) at the Vall d’Hebron Olympic Centre, well remembered from the 1992 Olympic Games, and headlined by...

BADMINTON: Stunning win for Denmark’s Antonsen in Indonesia Masters

One of the great things about sports is that nothing is guaranteed. So when no. 1-ranked Kento Momota of Japan faced no. 20 Anders...

BADMINTON Preview: Excellent field gathering for Indonesia Masters

The BWF World Tour continues its travels through southeast Asia, this week landing in Jakarta (INA) for a Super 500-level tournament, the Daihatsu Indonesia...

BADMINTON: Olympic champions defeated in finals of Malaysia Masters

China’s Long Chen and Spain’s Carolina Marin triumphed at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, but they were both on the losing end in...

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 Masters

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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