Asia Superseries by numbers – top five stats

Last weekend the Asia Superseries spotlight fell on the OUE Singapore Open as some of the world’s best badminton players went to head to head on…

Singapore Open 2017

Lu and Huang maintain form as Gideon and Sukamuljo lose in Singapore

Lu Kai and Huang Yaqiong continued their fine start to 2017 with a comeback victory at the OUE Singapore Open, while Marcus Fernaldi Gideon and Kevin…

Singapore Open 2017

Lin Dan ends Lee Chong Wei’s reign at Malaysia Open

Lee Chong Wei was finally beaten in Malaysia as Lin Dan claimed the title and all the other action from the final day of the Celcom Axiata Malaysia Open .

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The story behind the YONEX All England

Badminton Unlimited look into what makes the YONEX All England the most prestigious badminton tournament in the world.

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Lee Chong Wei returns to action at Malaysia Open

Lee Chong Wei opens his CELCOM Axiata Malaysia Open campaign against Rajiv Ouseph, on Wednesday, having pulled out of the YONEX Sunrise India Open, last week. The Malaysian…

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Gideon and Sukamuljo take men’s doubles title at YONEX Sunrise India Open

YONEX All England Open champions Lu Kai and Huang Yaqiong made it two Super Series wins in 2017 with a battling victory over compatriots Zheng Siwei and Chen Qingchen at the YONEX Sunrise India Open.

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Ones to Watch: YONEX Sunrise India Open Preview

The YONEX Sunrise India Open gets underway on Tuesday with a number of interesting match ups across the different competitions.

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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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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…

All England 2017

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…

All England 2017

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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Live Blog – 2017 YONEX All England

Live Blog In summary – Sunday 12 March Don’t forget to follow us @YONEXAllEngland #YAE17

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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.…

All England 2017

Adcocks hail home crowd as they reach YONEX All England semi-finals in remarkable fashion

English favourites Chris and Gabby Adcock gave the bumper home crowd plenty to smile about as they came from behind to defeat the reigning Olympic champions…

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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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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…

All England 2017

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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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 mixed doubles

There is less than a week to go until the 107th YONEX All England Open Badminton Championships get underway, and excitement has reached fever pitch after…

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Rising Stars: How will they fare at All England 2017?

The two-week countdown to the YONEX All England Open Badminton Championships is well and truly underway, and for the sport’s rising stars, it poses the perfect opportunity to continue their climb up the world ranking ladder.

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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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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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Rising Stars: Zheng Siwei

In the lead up to 2017’s YONEX All England Open Championships, we’re profiling some of the rising stars of the badminton world.

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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…

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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Malaysian badminton stars set for the silver screen

Chan Peng Soon, Goh Liu Ying and Goh V Shem are used to wowing fans on the badminton court but now Malaysia’s Olympic medallists are set to star…

Korea Open 2016

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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Beijing 2008 gold medallist Lee Yong Dae announces retirement

Doubles specialist and Beijing 2008 Olympic gold medallist Lee Yong Dae has confirmed the Korea Open will be his last international tournament.

All England 2016

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.…

All England 2016

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.

Olympic Games 2016

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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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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Sports Minister pledges ‘unique’ support for Natsir and Ahmad

Indonesian sports minister Imam Nahrawi has promised to cut off his hair and moustache in celebration if Lilyiana Natsir and Tontowi Ahmad can win Olympic gold…

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Mixed doubles bronze for Zhang and Zhao in Rio

Zhang Nan and Zhao Yunlei defeated teammates Xu Chen and Ma Jin 21-7 21-11 to take mixed doubles bronze at Rio 2016

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Mixed duo hoping for Malaysia’s first Olympic gold

Four years ago, Malaysia’s Goh Liu Ying and Chan Peng Soon went to the London Olympics but returned home without a single win. Now, the Malaysian…

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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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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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Natsir asks whole of Indonesia for their prayers as she seeks Rio 2016 gold

Liliyana Natsir admitted she expects to win gold at Rio 2016 but has still urged the whole of Indonesia to pray for her success.

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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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London 2012 champions out of Rio women’s doubles

London 2012 gold medallists, Tian Qing and Zhao Yunlei, denied chance to defend title after Chinese National Olympic Committee withdraw their entry.

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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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Adcock believes mixed doubles at Rio 2016 will be wide open

China’s Zhang Nan and Zhao Yunlei may be favourites but Gabby Adcock believes a number of pairs could win the mixed doubles title at Rio 2016.

All England 2016

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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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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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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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.

Malaysia Open 2016

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.

All England 2016

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…

All England 2016

Susanto: “We felt like we were at home”

The Barclaycard Arena in Birmingham felt like it had been transported to Jakarta this afternoon as Debby Susanto and Praveen Jordan won a first YONEX All…

All England 2016

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…

All England 2016

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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Video: Semi-finals action & reaction

Watch this awesome video review of the 2016 YONEX All England semi-finals including action, reaction and a 53 shot rally on matchpoint!

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YONEX All England 2016: Lin Dan bids for sixth title as top seeds ousted

China’s Lin Dan, regarded as the finest player the sport has ever seen, will bid for a sixth YONEX All-England Championship men’s singles titles after the…

All England 2016

Dream becomes reality for delighted Danes

Joachim Fischer Nielsen and Christinna Pedersen used to watch the YONEX All England  from their homes in Denmark, dreaming of one day playing in the final.…

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Praveen: “We want to repay Indonesian support”

Praveen Jordan will be looking to make the whole of Indonesia proud when he and his doubles partner Debby Susanto take part in the YONEX All…

All England 2016

VIDEO ROUND UP: QUARTER FINAL ACTION & REACTION

Catch up on a select few key moments from Day 4 at the 2016 YONEX All England as the world’s best players competed for semi-final spots.…

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YONEX All England 2016 – a look back at the quarter finals

The YONEX All England 2016 is fast closing in on the business end of the tournament with the world’s best players competing for places in tomorrow’s…

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Pedersen warns Adcock support will fire up Danes

Christinna Pedersen has warned partisan home support for the Adcocks will only serve to fire up Joachim Fischer Nielsen during tomorrow’s YONEX All England semi-final.

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YONEX All England 2016: a look back at day one

After 40 qualifying matches, we look back at the opening day of the 2016 YONEX All England Open Badminton Championships and pick out the best bits.

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Married couples at the YONEX All England

Could Chris & Gabby Adcock be the first English married couple to lift the YONEX All England mixed doubles trophy for over 80 years?

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Indonesia vow to win YONEX All England titles

Indonesia has vowed to win titles at the upcoming All England Open Badminton Championships after confirming the 28 players who will play under the nation’s flag in Birmingham.

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Eurosport to show Yonex All England

Eurosport will show live and highlights coverage of the YONEX All England Open Badminton Championships 2016.

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Gillian Gilks MBE – A Triple Champion

As we draw nearer to the 2016 YONEX All England Open Badminton Championships, we take a look back at a stunning achievement from the history books.

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YONEX All England Badminton 2016: Denmark out to stem China domination

Denmark’s top two players will aim to stem China’s men’s singles stars at the 2016 YONEX All England Championships after the draw was released for next month’s event at the Barclaycard Arena.

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Live Stream: Syed Modi Int’l Badminton Championships – Finals Day.

Watch official live stream of Finals Day at the Syed Modi International Badminton Championships (Grand Prix Gold) and get an idea of player form ahead the YONEX All England Open in March.

LIVE STREAMING – Dubai World Superseries Finals

Watch the official BWF live stream of the Dubai World Superseries Finals.

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LIVE STREAMING – Dubai World Superseries Finals – SF’s

Watch the official BWF live stream of the Dubai World Superseries Finals – Semi-Finals.

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LIVE STREAMING – Dubai World Superseries Finals – QF’s

Watch the official BWF live stream of the Dubai World Superseries Finals – Quarter-Finals.

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LIVE STREAMING – Dubai World Superseries Finals – R16

Watch the official BWF live stream of the Dubai World Superseries Finals – last 16.

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LIVE STREAMING – Dubai World Superseries Finals – R32

Watch the official BWF live stream of the Dubai World Superseries Finals – last 32.

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BWF Superseries Finals 2015: world’s best set for Dubai showdown

The world’s best players compete in Dubai this week as the BWF Superseries Finals get under way at the state-of-the-art Hamdan Complex for the second year running.

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LIVE STREAMING – Yonex Sunrise Hong Kong Open – FINALS

Watch the official BWF live stream of the Yonex Sunrise Hong Kong Open Finals – live from Kowloon.

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