Lin bounces back from All England defeat to take YONEX Swiss Open title

Six-time YONEX All England Open Badminton champion Lin Dan bounced back from a shock defeat to Shi Yuqi in this year’s semi-finals to gain revenge over his vanquisher at the YONEX Swiss Open.

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YONEX All England to spearhead BWF’s new world tour from 2018

The YONEX All England has been selected by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) as one of only three top tier tournaments on its new world tour, starting from 2018.

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Bangkok and Basel bag badminton’s ‘major events’

Bangkok became the first Thai city to win a bid for a BWF Major Event when it was today named to host next year’s TOTAL BWF Thomas & Uber Cup Finals.

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World’s best players hail YONEX All England success as a dream come true

As the world’s most prestigious badminton tournament, the YONEX All England attracts players from all corners of the planet, all itching to see their names inscribed…

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A video review of YONEX All England 2017

Another YONEX All England Open is done and dusted, with bigger crowds flocking to Birmingham’s Barclaycard Arena than ever before. Celebrating its 107th anniversary, this year’s…

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History made as curtains fall on the 2017 YONEX All England

So that’s it, another remarkable YONEX All England Open Badminton Championships draw to a close, and for the first time since 1999, names from five different…

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Lee Chong Wei vows to be back after lifting fourth YONEX All England title

Many had billed this year’s YONEX All England Open as Lee Chong Wei’s last, but the world number one vowed to be back in 2018 after…

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Shi Yuqi topples Lin Dan to eliminate reigning champion in YONEX All England last four

He was the last reigning champion still standing but Lin Dan’s title defence came to a remarkable end as he was defeated in straight games in…

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Lee Chong Wei and Lin Dan move one step closer to YONEX All England final

A Lin Dan versus Lee Chong Wei final looks increasingly likely after both took a giant stride towards the men’s singles trophy with last eight successes.…

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Lin Dan last reigning champion standing on another day of upsets at YONEX All England

Men’s singles title holder Lin Dan enters Friday’s quarter-final stage as the only reigning YONEX All England champion left standing following another day of shock defeats…

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Stunning victory for Saensomboonsuk over double YONEX All England champion Chen

Thai sensation Tanongsak Saensomboonsuk is determined to take his YONEX All England campaign one game at a time despite pulling off a stunning victory over two-time…

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BWF welcome Chen Long and Hendra Setiawan Integrity Ambassadors

BWF) welcomed Chen Long and Hendra Setiawan as its newest Integrity Ambassadors to promote clean, fair and honourable sport at a ceremony staged at the YONEX All England Open.

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Video | 2017 YONEX All England – Daily Review (Day 2)

Catch up on the key talking points and player reaction as the world’s best badminton players start their title challenges in Round 1 of the main…

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Trio of reigning champions toppled in Birmingham

The weight of defending YONEX All England titles proved too heavy today after a trio of reigning champions fell to defeats in the main draw’s opening round.

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Leverdez ready for Lee Chong Wei challenge as YONEX All England gets underway

Brice Leverdez may have eased through the qualifying rounds as the YONEX All England got underway on Tuesday, but a bigger challenge lies in wait for…

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Lookers to get the world’s best badminton stars motoring

Leading UK car retailer and leasing company, Lookers will get the world’s best badminton players motoring after being named as the Official Car Supplier to the 2017 YONEX All England Open Badminton Championships.

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Langridge relishing home support at the YONEX All England

Rio 2016 bronze medallist Chris Langridge is relishing the chance to play in front of a home crowd again at next week’s YONEX All England Open Badminton Championships in Birmingham.

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BBC to broadcast the YONEX All England live in the UK

World class badminton makes a welcome return to the BBC next week with live coverage of the prestigious YONEX All England Open Badminton Championships.

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All England 2017: A look at men’s singles

Less than two weeks remain until the 107th YONEX All England Open Badminton Championships get underway, and excitement has reached fever pitch after the draw was announced on Valentine’s Day.

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Lee Chong Wei ‘fired up to bounce back’ in Birmingham

Just two and a half weeks after sustaining a freak injury in training, Lee Chong Wei remains hopeful of competing at the upcoming YONEX All England

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Leverdez in line for another shot at Lee Chong Wei

After his shock win at the YONEX Denmark Open, Brice Leverdez is in line for another shot at the world number one, Lee Chong Wei – this time in the first round of the YONEX All England.

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Zwiebler spellbound by the All England magic

German number one Marc Zweibler says the YONEX All England is a magical experience – and he cannot wait to enjoy it again in two weeks time.

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Badminton world mourns the passing of Erland Kops

With just two weeks to go to the YONEX All England, badminton’s most prestigious tournament has lost one of its legendary stars with the passing today…

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World number ones’ ready to lead Malaysian charge

Rio 2016 Olympic silver medalists Goh V Shem and Tan Wee Kiong insist they are mentally prepared for a YONEX All England title challenge despite increased expectations in Malaysia

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Draw published for 2017 YONEX All England

The draw for next month’s YONEX All England Open Badminton Championships has been revealed and it throws up some intriguing opening round fixtures for some of the sport’s biggest names

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Chong Wei could still make All England say sources

The Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) are giving Lee Chong Wei every possible chance of competing at next month’s YONEX All England after leaving the superstar’s…

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Ex Indian champion Prakash Padukone set to be guest of honour at 2017 YONEX All England

Fans are in for a treat at the 2017 YONEX All England Open Badminton Championships as it has been confirmed that Prakash Padukone, India’s first All…

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Lee Chong Wei and Lin Dan confirm 2017 All England entry

Fans delight after badminton legends Lee Chong Wei and Lin Dan confirm 2017 YONEX All England entry ahead of this March’ Championships in Birmingham.

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Boyhood fan Evans counting down the days to YONEX All England

Ireland’s Scott Evans insists the YONEX All England Open is one of the best badminton tournaments on the planet, and has fond memories of watching as a child.

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World stars shine as Smashers win PBL

Last week saw Chennai Smashers crowned champions of the 2017 Premier Badminton League in India, a competition that saw some of the world’s finest players go…

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Danes target landmark YONEX All England title

Denmark’s leading men’s singles stars can’t wait to hit a landmark 21 at the YONEX All England in Birmingham this March and end a 18 year drought for the title.

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New era of winners at Dubai World Superseries Finals

The Dubai World Superseries Finals saw the emergence of a new crop of talent ready to compete for titles in 2017.

Viktor Axelsen of Denmark won his Maiden BWF World Superseries Finals in Dubai on Sunday. The Dane beat Tian Houwei of China 21-14, 6-21-, 21-17 in 63 minutes.

YONEX All England champions scoop top BWF awards in Dubai

The world’s top players received awards at the season finale in dubai

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Five things we learnt from the Hong Kong Open

It was another topsy-turvy week for badminton fans in Kowloon, Hong Kong, as they enjoyed the thrills and spills of another fascinating Superseries tournament full of…

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Ng creates Yonex Sunrise Hong Kong Open history to win first Superseries title

Ng Ka Long Angus became the first home player to win the men’s singles title at the Yonex Sunrise Hong Kong Open.

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Jorgensen one step closer to second successive title as Hong Kong Open reaches semi-final stage

Jan O Jorgensen is one step closer to clinching his second title in succession after qualifying for the semi-finals of the Yonex Sunrise Hong Kong Open.

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Hong Kong Open presents chance to shine for Iskandar Zulkarnain

Preview of the Yonex Sunrise Hong Kong Open

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Five things we learnt from the China Open

Badminton fans in Fuzhou enjoyed a world class week of BWF Superseries matchplay as Rio 2016 stars, including Olympic gold medallist Chen Long, entered an intriguing…

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Pusarla V Sindhu and Jan O Jorgensen celebrate China Open success

India’s PV Sindhu and Denmark’s Jan O Jorgensen win China Open singles titles

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Chen’s fine form continues with Thaihot China Open semi-final berth

World number two Chen has qualified for the semi-finals in Fuzhou, his first competition since the Olympic Games.

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Nehwal makes long-awaited return at Thaihot China Open

Saina Nehwal and Chen Long will make their first appearances on the badminton court since the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Thaihot China Open.

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We reflect on an impressive October for several rising stars of Chinese badminton

There was plenty of enthralling action for badminton fans to enjoy in the last month and for Chen Qingchen her incredible form reached even greater heights.

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Mogensen and Boe clinch emotional YONEX French Open title

It proved to be a special moment for Denmark’s Carsten Mogensen at the YONEX French Open as he teamed up with Mathias Boe to win the…

Malaysia’s badminton star Lee to be focus of new film biopic

From three-time Olympic silver medallist to the silver screen, Malaysia’s badminton superstar Lee Chong Wei will find himself under a different kind of spotlight as the…

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Lee Chong Wei and Viktor Axelsen looking for improved performances at YONEX French Open

Lee Chong Wei and Viktor Axelsen will look to bounce back from their YONEX Denmark Open disappointment at the YONEX French Open this week.

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YONEX All England stars shine at Denmark Open

YONEX All England Open champions Misaki Matsutomo and Ayaka Takahashi continued their fine run of form to win the women’s doubles title at the YONEX Denmark Open.

Rio 2016 stars descend on Europe for the YONEX Denmark Open

Lee Chong Wei and Viktor Axelsen are among a host of the world’s top players who will lock horns in Europe this week for the YONEX…

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Absence of Lin Dan and Chen Long won’t affect Lee Chong Wei’s desire to succeed

Lee Chong Wei insists he will not be taking his foot off the gas as he looks to retain his world number one status – despite…

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Five things we learnt from the Korean Open

As the badminton world waves a fond goodbye to a legend, we take a look at five things we learnt from Korea this week. After all the…

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Lee Yong Dae ends international career with Korea Open win

Lee Yong Dae signed off his international career with his eighth VICTOR Korea Open title while unseeded Qiao Bin shocked sixth-seed Son Wan Ho in the men’s singles final

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Preview: World’s best go Seoul searching at the Korean Open

19 year old Chinese badminton sensation He Bingjiao will look to build on her YONEX Japan Open title as she tackles a Korea Open draw without…

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Five things we learnt from the YONEX Japan Open

From the party-spoiling performance of Pedersen and Rytter-Juhl to China’s new era, we take a look at five things we learnt from Japan this week. As the…

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Lee Chong Wei grabs sixth Yonex Open Japan victory

Lee Chong Wei claimed his sixth YONEX Open Japan title with victory over third seed Jan O Jorgensen.

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Olympic champions among high-profile Chinese players to retire

Reigning world champions and London 2012 gold medallists Tian Qing and Zhao Yunlei are among five high-profile Chinese players to officially retire from international badminton today.…

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Olympic champions among world’s best set to star at the YONEX Open Japan

The world’s best badminton stars will be back on the court at the YONEX Open Japan this week.

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No decision yet on Lin Dan retirement

Six-time YONEX All England champion Lin Dan has batted away suggestions of his imminent retirement from international badminton after insisting a decision has yet to be…

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China will be back stronger says Li Yongbo

Li Yongbo, head coach of the Chinese badminton team, insists the nation’s next generation of badminton stars will be back stronger in the wake of their…

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Could Lee Chong Wei be back in Birmingham after quashing retirement rumours?

Three-time YONEX All England champion Lee Chong Wei has quashed rumours of an immediate retirement after Rio 2016 by confirming he intends to play on until the 2017 World Championships.

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Chong Wei: I have to accept that Chen Long played better

Good but not quite good enough for gold. That was the honest assessment of Malaysian superstar Lee Chong Wei after having to settle for Olympic silver…

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The Olympic final that broke Twitter: Mixed emotions as Chen Long takes gold and denies Lee Chong Wei

Chen Long’s victory in the men’s singles at Rio 2016 sparked a range of emotions. For every fan who was delighted Chen has claimed his maiden…

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Lee Chong Wei suffers third Olympic final heartbreak as Chen Long takes gold

Lee Chong Wei looks set to finish his career without the elusive gold medal he craves after Chen Long took the men’s singles Olympic title.

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Malaysia’s Lee Chong Wei beats Lin Dan to set up Rio 2016 final with Chen Long

Lee Chong Wei finally got the better of his long-term rival Lin Dan at an Olympic Games by booking his place in tomorrow’s final following an…

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Axelsen ‘overwhelmed’ after reaching Olympics semi final

Denmark’s world number four star Viktor Axelsen admits he is ‘overwhelmed’ after reaching the semi finals in his first ever Olympic Games. The reigning European champion…

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Ahmad and Natsir secure Indonesia’s first gold of Rio 2016

Tontowi Ahmad and Liliyana Natsir create history as they become Indonesia’s first ever mixed doubles Olympic gold medalists

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Brits enjoy day to savour in Rio but China’s Zhang and Zhao dethroned

China’s bid for a second consecutive clean sweep of the Olympic medals is over after defeats for both Zhang Nan and Zhao Yunlei and Xu Chen and Ma Jin

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Lee Chong Wei stays in the hunt for maiden Olympic title

Lee Chong Wei progressed into the last 16 of the men’s singles competition after beating Derek Wong 21-18 21-8 in his final pool match.

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Rio 2016 quarter-finals start to take shape

Ireland’s Scott Evans upsets home favourite Ygor Coelho De Oliveira as the quarter-final line ups take shape

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Shocks aplenty on day two of badminton at Rio 2016

Form book goes out of the window as a number of top seeds suffer defeats on day two of the badminton action in Rio

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Chong Wei in impressive form as Olympic badminton competition begins at Rio 2016

Some of the world’s biggest names were in action on Thursday as the badminton competition got underway at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

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Find out when the likes of Lin Dan and Lee Chong Wei will make their Rio 2016 bow

Tomorrow the Rio 2016 badminton competition gets under way and fans don’t have to wait long to see the superstar that is Lin Dan – or the world’s other leading players for that matter.

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Lee Chong Wei ready to ‘deal with’ Lin Dan at semi-final stage at Rio 2016

Lin Dan may have denied Lee Chong Wei Olympic gold twice before, but the Malaysian star insists he is not fussed his long-time rival is on the same side of the draw at Rio 2016.

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Lin Dan set for Olympic title defence as Rio 2016 draw announced

Olympic champion Lin Dan now knows who he will initially face at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games as he looks to kickstart his bid for a third successive title in Rio.

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Singapore’s unseeded 17-year-old Yeo Jia Min wins Yonex Sunrise Vietnam Open title

Yeo Jia Min was one of seven first-time Grand Prix winners at the Yonex Sunrise Vietnam Open.

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Lee Chong Wei and Carolina Marin top seedings for Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Lee Chong Wei and Carolina Marin have been given the number one seeds for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

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Tickets on general sale for YONEX All England Open Badminton Championships

Tickets go on general sale to watch the world’s best at the YONEX All England Open Badminton Championships.

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Carsten Mogensen’s incredible return from brain surgery continues after claiming Yonex US Open title

Carsten Mogensen’s remarkable recovery from a brain aneurysm continued this weekend after the Dane won the Yonex US Open just four months after leaving hospital following the life-threatening illness.

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Flashback to London 2012 as Rio draws ever closer

With a month to go until the start of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, we look back at the stars who took centre stage on court four years ago in London

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Chou Tien Chen brought to tears after dream Yonex Chinese Taipei Open win

Emotional Chou Tien Chen discusses his dream first Yonex Chinese Taipei Open title.

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Great Danes backed to cause a stir as Lin Dan goes in search of more gold

Viktor Axelsen and Jan O Jorgensen backed to cause likes of Lin Dan, Chen Long and Lee Chong Wei problems at Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

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Next stop Rio – who will win the coveted Olympic gold?

With just 43 days to go until the Rio Olympic Games and the final MetLife BWF World Superseries event having now taken place, we look at the form of some of those going for gold in Brazil later this summer.

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Lee Chong Wei expects Lin Dan to pose the biggest threat at Rio 2016 Olympics

Malaysian star Lee Chong Wei believes China’s Lin Dan – not Chen Long – will be his biggest threat at the Rio 2016 Olympics this summer.

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Saina Nehwal hints at Rio Olympic form with Australian Open win

There were maiden, yet contrasting tales of two singles titles at the Australian Open in Sydney on Sunday. Denmark’s Hans-Kristian Vittinghus fell to his knees as…

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Malaysia’s Lee Chong Wei underlines Rio form with Indonesian Open title

Five Asian countries swept the board at the Indonesian Open on Sunday, the penultimate event before the summer showdown at the Rio Olympics. Lee Chong Wei…

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Elite players chase Rio points at Indonesia Open

The world’s best players will be chasing vital points for the Rio Olympics at the 2016 Indonesia Open.

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Denmark end barren European run to beat Indonesia and lift Thomas Cup

Denmark men ripped up the history books on Sunday when they became the first European country to lift the Thomas Cup – badminton’s world team championships…

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China aim for double delight at 2016 Thomas and Uber Cup

China women will look to maintain their dominance when the Uber Cup starts this weekend in Kunshan, China.

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What we have learned in April on the global badminton circuit

With Olympic qualifying almost complete, we look back at a key month in the sport ahead of the Continental Individual Championships.

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Thailand’s Ratchanok Intanon to become world number one after Singapore success

After the Singapore Open, which concluded on Sunday, the world singles’ path is far from clear ahead of the Rio 2016 Olympics.

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Lee Chong Wei lifts 11th Malaysian Open title as Asians dominate

Lee Chong Wei cast aside the disappointment of last month’s YONEX All England early exit by sweeping to the Malaysia Open title on Sunday. Chong Wei…

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Live Stream – Malaysia Open – R16

Watch the official BWF live stream of the Malaysian Open last 16, a Superseries Premier event.

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Japan’s Kento Momota sounds out Rio 2016 Olympic form with India Open win

The form book ahead of the Rio 2016 Olympics continues to be a lengthy one in Superseries singles events following the conclusion of the India Open…

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Can Malaysia’s Lee Chong Wei make amends at India Open Superseries?

The first major Superseries event following the YONEX All England Championships begins this week, with the India Open marking the start of a three-week leg of…

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India’s HS Prannoy lifts Swiss Open title after Saina Nehwal exit

Knocked out in the first round of the YONEX All England by one of the Championships giantkillers, India’s HS Prannoy atoned for his disappointment, as he…

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VIDEOS: 2016 YONEX All England – Championship winning points

Enjoy all these ‘winning points’ and celebrations as 2016 YONEX All England champions are crowned on Finals Day.

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YONEX All England Badminton 2016: the week in review

We take a look back at another successful staging of the sport’s oldest event at the Barclaycard Arena. It was a tournament full of surprises and…

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Lin Dan vows to prove himself ahead of Rio

Lin Dan has vowed to prove he remains the best player on the planet after securing his sixth YONEX All England Open Badminton Championship title. The…

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VIDEO: Lin Dan’s winning point

Here is the moment Chinese superstar Lin Dan became a 6-time YONEX All England champion. Enjoy his match-point and when he gets his hands on the…

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YONEX All England 2016: Lin Dan wins sixth title as Russia create history

Lin Dan of China became only the fourth player to win the men’s singles title six times when he beat compatriot Tian Houwei at the YONEX…

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LIVE REPORTING – FINALS DAY (SUN 13 MAR)

Join us for updates, images and reaction LIVE from the YONEX All England Open Badminton Championships at the Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham. Follow @YonexAllEngland       Tweet…

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