CROWN GROUP Australian Open – five biggest talking points

With the countdown to the World Championships now rapidly approaching, the CROWN GROUP Australia Open marked the last big opportunity to the world’s elite to stake their claim and show some form.

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Intriguing match-ups await at the 2017 Australian Open

With the World Championships now just one tournament away, there is hardly a better time to be playing yourself into form. And for our YONEX All…

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BCA Indonesia Open – the six biggest talking points

After a week of thrills, spills and upsets, Indonesia’s Tontowi Ahmad and Liliyana Natsir brought the curtain down on an entertaining BCA Indonesia Open with victory…

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Lee Chong Wei eyes seventh Indonesia title after reuniting with former coach

A six-time champion in Jakarta, Lee Chong Wei heads into this week’s BCA Indonesia Open with new-found confidence following his reunion with coach Misbun Sidek. Since…

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Home favourites bidding for more glory at Indonesia Open

World number one pair Marcus Fernaldi Gideon and Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo will search for their fourth title win of the year when their BCA Indonesia Open…

Singapore Open 2017

Intanon triumphs on home soil with first trophy of year

Ratchanok Intanon celebrated her first trophy of the year in the perfect arena as victory over Busanan Ongbamrungphan was enough for her to take the SCG…

Sudirman Cup 2017

A coming of age for Thai champ Praneeth?

India’s Sai Praneeth wins a maiden Grand Prix Gold title in Thailand as his remarkable run of form in 2017 continues.

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Korea upset China to win fourth Sudirman Cup title

A Sung Ji Hyun-inspired South Korea pulled off a shock win over China to lift their first BWF Sudirman Cup title in 14 years – ending…

Sudirman Cup 2017

Nehwal tipped to return to her best and intensify rivalry with Sindhu

As two of the very best badminton players on the planet, the on-court rivalry between Indian stars P.V. Sindhu and Saina Nehwal has hit new heights…

India Open 2017

Li era comes to an end as China opt for new coaching set-up

The curtains fell on a spellbinding era for Chinese badminton last month when head coach Li Yongbo stepped down after 24 years – but a new…

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Unstoppable Ying makes it six titles in a row

Badminton Asia Championships the latest crown for Chinese Taipei shuttler

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Retiring Zwiebler enjoys European Championship swansong

Three-time medallist Marc Zwiebler has made his final appearance at a European Championships after announcing his decision to hang up his racket – but not before…

European Championships 2017

Praneeth and Srikanth helping to maintain India’s rise among badminton elite

With its origins in India, where it was taught to British army officers in 1870, badminton could soon be coming home in style. It’s 37 years…

Singapore Open 2017

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

Li Yongbo hands over Chinese reigns to a ‘younger generation’

Li Yongbo has stepped down from his position at the head of the Chinese national team citing the need for a youthful approach.

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Indonesian duo out for quartet of titles at OUE Singapore Open

World number ones, top seeds and in form men’s doubles pairing Marcus Fernaldi Gideon and Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo begin their hunt for a fourth consecutive Super…

Malaysia 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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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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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

World number one ranking latest honour for YONEX All England champions Gideon and Sukamuljo

Victory for Marcus Fernaldi Gideon and Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo at last week’s YONEX All England Open saw the realisation of their lifetime dreams, and further joy…

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Lee Yong Dae looking to inspire as part of Legends’ Vision

Double YONEX All England champion had extra reason to celebrate the 2017 edition after being named as a member of the badminton Legends’ Vision

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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…

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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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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Live Blog – 2017 YONEX All England

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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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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…

All England 2017

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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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 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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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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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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All England 2017: A look at women’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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All England 2017: A look at women’s doubles

Just three 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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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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Boon Heong wants Setiawan partnership to ‘freshen up’ badminton

New Indo-Malaysian badminton partnership of Tan Boon Heong and Hendra Setiawan looks to become only the second multi-national pairing to win the men’s doubles title in the history of the YONEX All England.

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All England 2017: A look at men’s doubles

Just three weeks remain until the 107th YONEX All England Open Badminton Championships get underway, and excitement has reached fever pitch after the draw was announced…

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Zhang Nan to make it an Olympic-sized Tuesday in Birmingham

Reigning Olympic champion Zhang Nan to tackle men’s doubles qualifying round at next month’s YONEX All England Open Badminton Championships in Birmingham.

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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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Endo’s new era with Watanabe begins in qualification

Three time YONEX All England finalist Hiroyuki Endo starts his challenge for a fourth final at the Barclaycard Arena in qualification with new partner Yuta Watanabe.

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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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Intanon in YONEX All England fitness race

Thai badminton superstar Ratchanok Intanon faces a fitness race to be ready for another shot at becoming YONEX All England champion in Birmingham this March.

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2017 promises a new era of women’s singles as YONEX All England approaches

Turn the clock back five years, and the top of the women’s singles standings told a very different story to that of today. With no fewer…

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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

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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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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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Sindhu wants to make YONEX All England history

Rio 2016 Olympic silver medallist PV Sindhu says she has her sights firmly set on becoming the first Indian woman to win the YONEX All England…

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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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Japan’s Kenichi Hayakawa joins list of men’s doubles stars to retire

One of Japan’s most consistent and important players of recent years, Kenichi Hayakawa, has decided to retire from international badminton.

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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.

Nehwal appointed to IOC Athletes Commission

Indian badminton superstar  Saina Nehwal has been appointed to the IOC Athletes’ Commission following a personal invite from IOC President, Thomas Bach.  Nehwal’s appointment was confirmed…

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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…

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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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Nehwal targeting a November return to action

Indian badminton superstar Saina Nehwal is targeting a return to action in November as she recovers from surgery on her right knee following an injury sustained…

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

Wang Yihan retires after 12 years at the top

2009 YONEX All England champion 王仪涵 Wang Yihan has called time on her title-studded career after 12 years at the top of the badminton world. Wang, who…

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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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P.V Sindhu’s journey from Olympic hopeful to silver stardom

In just two weeks, P.V. Sindhu has gone from Olympic hopeful to global badminton superstar after her stunning silver medal in the women’s singles in Rio.…

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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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Fu Haifeng felt the pressure of delivering gold to China

Fu Haifeng admits he felt under pressure to deliver men’s doubles gold for China after the country’s disappointing results so far at Rio 2016.

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Carolina Marin dedicates gold as P.V. Sindhu achieves India’s best ever Olympic result

Carolina Marin believes her first Olympic gold medal could be crucial to Spanish badminton after securing victory over P.V.Sindhu.

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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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Sindhu and Marin set up Rio 2016 showdown

India’s Pusarla Sindhu and Carolina Marin of Spain will meet in the women’s singles final at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games after winning their semi-finals.

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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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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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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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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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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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Nehwal determined to win Olympic medal for India

Saina Nehwal heads to Rio 2016 full of pride at representing India at a third Olympic Games and is determined to return home with another medal.

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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.

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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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World record for longest badminton match ever

Kurumi Yonao and Naoko Fukuman of Japan lost out in the final of the women’s doubles at the Asian Championships at the weekend – but they…

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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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‘Miracle’ win writes new page for Russian badminton

Russia’s Ivan Sozonov and Vladimir Ivanov describe their 2016 YONEX All England men’s double title win as “a miracle” and celebrate with a Haka-inspired celebratory dance on court.

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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…

All England 2016

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…

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

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…

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YONEX All England 2016: Lin Dan keeps sixth title bid firmly on track

Lin Dan, China’s five-time champion, advanced to the YONEX All England Championships semi-finals after coming through a match where he shifted through the gears with sublime…

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YONEX All England 2016: Chen Long exits to Xue Song as huge upsets continue

China’s top seed Chen Long was sensationally dumped out of the YONEX All England Championships on Thursday evening after compatriot Xue Song continued the raft of…

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YONEX All England 2016: Saina Nehwal progresses under the radar

10 March 2016 Saina Nehwal of India continued to progress under the radar at the YONEX All England Championships after winning her second match in convincing…

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YONEX All England 2016: Malaysia’s Lee Chong Wei exits in shock upset

9 March 2016 Three-time champion and former world number one Lee Chong Wei was sensationally beaten in the first round of the YONEX All England Championships…

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YONEX All England 2016: Chen Long and Carolina Marin through after scares

9 March 2016 Chen Long of China and Spain’s Carolina Marin were both given stiff tests as the world champions got the defence of their respective…

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YONEX All England 2016: Spain’s Abian just falls short of heroics

Pablo Abian of Spain just fell short of a heroic main draw berth after being forced to play two matches with under 30 minutes rest at…

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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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Malaysia’s Lee Chong Wei recalls tears at missing 2002 YONEX All England

7 March, 2016 Lee Chong Wei, Malaysia’s number one player and three-time champion, has admitted that he broke down in tears the first time he was…

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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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Yonex All England 2016: who to watch, form guide and preview

With one week to go until the YONEX All England Championships take place at the Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham, we take a look at the form guide…

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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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All England champion Carsten Mogensen retains humour as Dane recovers from surgery

YONEX All England Championships organisers have wished Carsten Mogensen, the Danish doubles shuttler, a “speedy recovery” after he collapsed at the recent European Team Championships in…

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Rio Olympics qualification could go to the wire, say Ellis and Langridge

Marcus Ellis and Chris Langridge, the world number 25 pair, hope that a boisterous crowd at next month’s YONEX ALL England Championships will propel England’s national…

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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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China’s Lin Dan seeded fifth in bid for sixth All England title

Olympic champion Lin Dan has been seeded fifth in his bid to capture a sixth men’s singles title when the 2016 YONEX All England Open Badminton…

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Kidambi Srikanth’s Syed Modi win raises hopes of All England success for India

Hosts India, Malaysia and South Korea took top honours at the Syed Modi International on Sunday, with local favourite Kidambi Srikanth raising hopes of a key…

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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.

Lee Chong Wei starts 2016 bid with Malaysian Masters tilt

Lee Chong Wei starts out on his road to Rio bid by leading home hopes in the Malaysia Masters next week. Ahead of the Malaysian’s bid…

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40th anniversary of Rudy Hartono’s record at All England

As we move closer to the 2016 YONEX All England, we take a look back at one of the truly great All England men’s singles champions.

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2016 YONEX All England set to start Olympic year with a bang

With the Rio Olympics looming ever closer, the 2016 YONEX All England Badminton Championships looks set to start the season with a bang as players jostle…

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Japan mark new chapter with historic World Superseries Finals success

Japan came away with two sensational victories at the World Superseries Finals in Dubai at the weekend, China had to settle for one title, while Chris…

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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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Olympic badminton test event: China’s Lin Dan prepares for Rio 2016 with Brasil Open victory

Lin Dan’s reconnaissance mission to Rio ended successfully as the Chinese left the 2016 Olympics host city with a wealth of preparation notes and a YONEX…

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No stopping the Carolina Marin and Lee Chong Wei global show as BWF Supseries Finals loom

With the final Superseries event recently concluding ahead of December’s BWF Finals in Dubai, we take a look back at the movers and shakers in the…

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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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LIVE STREAMING – Yonex Sunrise Hong Kong Open – S/F’s

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

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LIVE STREAMING – Yonex Sunrise Hong Kong Open – Q/F’s

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

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China Open Badminton 2015: Lee Chong Wei stuns Chen Long to sweep Superseries set

Malaysian Lee Chong Wei showed that he was back on track for the Rio Olympics as he beat two Chinese world champions to complete the full…

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Live streaming – Thaihot China Open (Finals)

Watch BWF live stream of the Thaihot China Open finals as the world’s best players compete for important Olympic qualification points – includes Chen Long v Lee Chong Wei.

Video On Demand – Thaihot China Open (Semi Finals)

Watch BWF video on demand of the Thaihot China Open semi finals as the world’s best players compete for important Olympic qualification points – includes Lin Dan v Lee Chong Wei.

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Gao Ling – the greatest Olympic badminton champion

As the China Open begins in Fuzhou, we take a look at legendary player Gao Ling from China.

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China’s Li Xuerui hits form in race to Dubai World Superseries finals

A short break from competition is welcome respite for the world’s top players ahead of the final two events of the year.

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Lee Chong Wei and Carolina Marin secure title success at French Open

Malaysian Lee Chong Wei scored his first French Open title for four years while Carolina Marin became the first European winner of the women’s singles in a decade on Sunday.

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LIVE STREAMING – Yonex French Open – FINALS

Watch the official BWF live stream of the Yonex French Open finals – live from Paris, France.

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The search is on for volunteers

As we look ahead to the 2016 YONEX All England Championships, we are searching for enthusiastic and committed volunteers to help us run the event.

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Chen Long adds another title to collection

YONEX All England champion Chen Long added yet another Superseries title to his armoury as he claimed the Yonex Denmark Open crown on Sunday.

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LIVE STREAMING – Yonex Denmark Open – Finals

Watch the official BWF live stream of the Yonex Denmark Open Finals – live from Odense, Denmark.

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LIVE STREAMING – Yonex Denmark Open – S/F’s

Watch the official BWF live stream of the Yonex Denmark Open Semi-Finals – live from Odense, Denmark.

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LIVE STREAMING – Yonex Denmark Open – Q/F’s

Watch the official BWF live stream of the Yonex Denmark Open Quarter-Finals – live from Odense, Denmark.

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New partner for the YONEX All England Open Badminton Championships

A new partnership confirming 188BET as the Official Online Gaming Partner of the YONEX All England Open Badminton Championships has been announced.

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LIVE STREAMING – Yonex Denmark Open – Last 16

Watch the official BWF live stream of the Yonex Denmark Open last 16 – live from Odense, Denmark.

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Home favourite Jorgensen vying for top spot

Home favourite and world number two, Jan O Jorgensen, will be vying for the top spot on the podium as he competes at the Yonex Denmark Open this week.

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Five reasons why you should not miss the 2016 YONEX All England Badminton Championships

Tickets for the 2016 YONEX All England Open Badminton Championships are on sale, but there is every reason to snap up your seats early with the event growing year-on-year…

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World’s best set to battle in Europe

With just four Superseries events to go ahead of the Dubai World Finals in December, the world’s best players are about to set off on the European leg of the tour.

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Chen Long returns to winning ways

China’s world number one Chen Long returned to winning ways at the Victor Korea Open on Sunday, as he claimed the men’s singles title.

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LIVE STREAMING – Victor Korea Final

Watch the official BWF live stream of the Victor Korea Open Final – live from Seoul, Korea. The action features China’s men’s no 1 and this…

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VIDEO ON DEMAND – Victor Korea Open Semi-Final

Watch the Victor Korea Open semi-finals from Seoul, Korea, on demand below. Action features Denmark’s Boe and Mogensen, Zhang Nan and Zhao Yunlei, and India’s surprise…

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A delve into the history books: Kitty Godfree

We delve into the history books as we discover more about Kitty Godfree – one of the most remarkable sportswomen of the past.

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China’s Lin Dan stages thrilling comeback to seal Japan Open title

Seeds tumbled at the YONEX Open Japan to such an extent that no current YONEX All England champion was able to pick up titles in Tokyo.…

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Lee Chong Wei has hard task in Japan Open defence

Lee Chong Wei, the defending champion from Malaysia, will have to do it the hard way if he is to defend his men’s singles title for…

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Indonesian legend Rexy Mainaky set for VIP guest role

Badminton fans are in for a star-studded treat at the 2016 YONEX All England Open Championships as it has been confirmed that Rexy Mainaky, Indonesia’s men’s…

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World Badminton Championships 2015: seven things we learned in Indonesia

The recently-concluded Championships in Jakarta raised some intriguing questions as the countdown to the Rio 2016 Olympics loom.

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World Badminton 2015: China’s Chen Long and Spain’s Carolina Marin defend titles

China’s Chen Long and Carolina Marin of Spain backed up their YONEX All England crowns by successfully defending their men’s and women’s World Championships singles titles in Indonesia on Sunday.

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LIVE STREAMING – BWF World Championships finals day

Watch an official BWF live streaming from Finals day of the BWF World Badminton Championships #WBC2015IndonesiaF – live from Jakarta. Action features Carolina Marin, Chen Long,…

World Badminton 2015: Chen Long sets up Lee Chong Wei showdown

The final day of the World Championships will be awash with YONEX All England champions at the Istora Stadium in Jakarta. China’s Chen Long and Spain’s…

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Jorgensen outclasses Lin Dan

Dane Jan O Jorgensen knocked Olympic champion Lin Dan out of the Total BWF World Championships at the quarter-final stages.

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Sindhu produces shock as quarter-final spots decided

India enjoyed some impressive performances on day four of the Total BWF World Championships.

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LIVE STREAMING – BWF World Championships badminton (Day4)

Official BWF live streaming feed of Day 4 at the TOTAL BWF World Championships 2015, live from Jakarta. #WBC2015IndonesiaDay4 Watch live action featuring world class badminton…

Istora lights up on day three of BWF World Championships

The Istora saw more thrilling matches on day three of the Total BWF World Championships as the world’s best players continued their title challenges.

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WATCH LIVE STREAMING – DAY 3 TOTAL BWF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

Watch official LIVE STREAMING of 2015 BWF World Championships (Day 3) featuring Lee Chong Wei, Saina Nehwal, Kahyap Parupalli, Jan O Jorgesen, Ahsan & Setiawan

Stars begin their World Championship challenge

Olympic champion Lin Dan began his quest for his sixth world title in comfortable fashion on Tuesday at the BWF World Championships.

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VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS! DAY 2 – TOTAL BWF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

Enjoy this official BWF highlights video for Day 2 of the TOTAL BWF World Championships 2015.   See the worlds best players live in Birmingham from…

World Championships 2015

DAY 1 HIGHLIGHTS VIDEO! TOTAL BWF World Championships

Watch LIVE STREAMING from Jakarta of the TOTAL BWF World Championships 2015

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Badminton World Championships 2015: can rivals stem China domination?

With exactly one year to go until the Rio 2016 Olympics, we take a look at the form guide ahead of next week’s World Championships.

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World Championships draw sets up great clashes

YONEX All England champion Chen Long has received a bye in the first round of the BWF World Championships and could face Lin Dan or Lee Chong Wei in the final.

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Chen Long adds yet another title to collection

YONEX All England champion Chen Long added yet another title to his collection with victory at the Yonex Open Chinese Taipei on Sunday.

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Watch the world’s best on the road to Rio

The world’s best players will return to the YONEX All England Open Badminton Championships in 2016 as the race to qualify for the Rio Olympics intensifies.

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YONEX All England title indicator for Olympic Gold in Rio?

Explore the connection between two of the world’s most coveted badminton titles with this fascinating infographic.

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Movers & Shakers – World Championships contenders

We take a look at the movers and shakers ahead of the 2015 BWF World Championships.

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Chong Wei keeps up winning ways

Former world number one, Lee Chong Wei, stormed to another title victory as he won the Yonex Canada Open.

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Golden success for All England champions

YONEX All England champions, Mathias Boe and Carsten Mogensen, claim European Games gold medal in Baku.

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A month of success, air miles and the Istora

We take a look back at a month of success, air miles and the Istora as players travel across the world to collect valuable Olympic qualification points.

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Marin sets world rankings marker for Europe

Spain’s Carolina Marin has climbed to the top of the world rankings for the first time.

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LIVE STREAM – INDONESIA OPEN 2015 – Finals

Watch live action from the official BWF stream from The Indonesia Open 2015 – Finals.

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LIVE STREAM – Indonesia Open 2015 – SF Matches

Watch live action from the official BWF stream from The Indonesia Open 2015 – Semi Finals.

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Ireland and Scott Evans aim for European Games glory in Baku

Ireland have been handed top seed status in two events at the inaugural European Games in Baku later this month and Scott Evans, who made the…

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LIVE STREAM – Indonesia Open 2015- QF Matches

Watch live action from the official BWF stream from The Indonesia Open 2015 – Quarter Finals.

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Chen Long and Carolina Marin lift Australian Open titles

The YONEX All England singles’ champions reigned supreme at the Australian Open on Sunday as Chen Long and Carolina Marin took their respective titles in Sydney. Chen,…

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LIVE STREAM – Australian Open 2015 – Finals

Watch live action from the official BWF stream from The Australian Open 2015 – Finals

LIVE STREAM – Australian Open 2015 – SF Matches

Watch live action from the official BWF stream from The Australian Open 2015 – Semi Finals

VIDEO ON DEMAND – Australian Open 2015 – QF Matches

LIVE STREAM from the Australian Open Badminton 2015 – Watch the quarter finals here.

Lin Dan helps China to successful Sudirman Cup defence

China defeated Japan to win the Sudirman Cup in front of their home fans in the southern Chinese city of Dongguan.

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Malaysia’s Lee Chong Wei strikes early in badminton comeback

Lee Chong Wei, Malaysia’s former world No 1, has revealed that he “thought of giving up the sport” during his ban for accidentally ingesting a banned anti-inflammatory.

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Lin Dan wins Asian title in style to set up path to Rio 2016 Olympics

The Badminton Asia Championships proved the perfect tonic for China’s Lin Dan as he defended his title to add yet another success to his growing collection.…

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Similar Superseries Premier pattern for YONEX All England stars

The first two Superseries Premier events of 2015 have so far followed a familiar theme with three of the 2015 YONEX All England Open champions repeating…

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Saina Nehwal realises world No 1 dream with Indian Open title

In the battle for supremacy at the top of the women’s game, the Yonex Sunrise India Open saw local favourite Saina Nehwal become world number one…

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Saina Nehwal and Carolina Marin set for world No. 1 battle as Olympic year beckons

The YONEX All England Championships gave badminton’s elite a clear indication of where they stand ahead of Olympic qualification year, which starts in May. The first…

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OFFICIAL FINALS DAY VIDEO – Winning Moments

Enjoy action, Championship points, celebrations and winners interviews from Finals Day at the YONEX All England Open Badminton Championships 2015. Relive the winning moments from the…

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YONEX All England 2015: Chen Long and Carolina Marin take singles glory

Three world champions took titles on the last day of the YONEX All England Championships at the Barclaycard Arena, two of which featured thrilling comebacks. Chen…

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LIVE REPORTING – FINALS DAY

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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YONEX All England 2015: Long and Jorgensen set up singles’ finale

China’s Chen Long and Denmark’s Jan O Jorgensen will go head-to-head in a battle of the top seeds in Sunday’s men’s singles showdown at the YONEX…

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YONEX All England 2015: China and Denmark enjoy fruitful quarters

China and Denmark rose to the occasion on Friday night at the YONEX All England Championships in Birmingham. Olympic champion Lin Dan and world champion Chen…

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VIDEO ON DEMAND – QUARTER FINALS

Watch a full re-run of 5 Quarter Finals from yesterday’s draw at the YONEX All England Open Badminton Championships, from the Barclaycard Arena in Birmingham. Video…

Our top 6 pick of the Quarter Final line-ups

With the 2015 YONEX All England Open Badminton Championships getting towards the all important latter stages, we take a look at the Quarter Final line-ups and…

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YONEX All England 2015: Lin Dan keeps China’s clean sweep alive

Double Olympic champion Lin Dan duly took his place in the quarter finals at the YONEX All England Championships as China kept their bid for a…

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LIVE REPORTING – THURSDAY

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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YONEX All England 2015: Lin Dan and Chen Long make hard work of wins

World champion Chen Long and Lin Dan, the double Olympic champion, both survived first round scares before securing last 16 places at the YONEX All England Championships.…

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YONEX All England 2015: Lin Dan and China set for title assaults

Lin Dan, the five-time YONEX All England Open Badminton Championship winner, said it was his “personal goal” to win yet another title in Birmingham after missing…

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Pick of the round one clashes for YONEX All England 2015

Tuesday 3 March will see the YONEX All England Open Badminton Championships 2015 kick-off with around 50 qualifying matches to enjoy. This determines who progresses to the main draw…Here are our top 6 picks for round one clashes not to be missed!

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YONEX All England 2015: Resilient Chapman boosts home hopes

Fontaine Chapman admitted to an “incredible” experience playing in front of home support as she progressed to the main draw of the YONEX All England Championships…

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Hoi assesses GB chances at All England

Jakob Hoi, the Great Britain head coach, assesses home hopes in the five disciplines at the YONEX All England Open Badminton Championships Mixed Doubles Chris and…

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YONEX All England Badminton 2015: preview

The YONEX All England Open Badminton Championships returns to Birmingham for the 22nd year. Here’s all you need to know about this week’s event. Starting with…

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Hoi takes ‘ambitious’ GB approach into All England Championships

Jakob Hoi, the Great Britain head coach, admits to taking an “ambitious” approach into the YONEX All England Open Badminton Championships, which start on Tuesday, but…

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Perfect All England preparation sets Natsir up for four

Liliyana Natsir is aiming for a fourth consecutive Mixed Doubles title at the Yonex All England Open Badminton Championships this week after “a perfect preparation”. The…

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YONEX All England 2015: Lin Dan closing in on badminton greats

Geoff Hinder, of the National Badminton Museum, says the 2015 Championships is set to become a tournament of ifs …

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Adcocks have armoury to win All England title, says Emms

Gail Emms, the former world champion, believes Chris and Gabby Adcock have the armoury to become the first home winners in a decade at the YONEX…

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YONEX All England excitement takes over Twitter

The #WorldsBest badminton players, including the reigning World Champion, have turned to Twitter to share their excitement about competing at next week’s YONEX All England Open…

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Chapman eyes return to YONEX All England courts

England player, Fontaine Chapman, spoke to us ahead of her return to the YONEX All England courts.

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‘Why we love the YONEX All England’

We asked the media, officials and players what they thought of the YONEX All England Championships and why the event remains so enduring.

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All England Open History: long trousers to Lin Dan

The YONEX All England Open Badminton Championships are awash with tradition. Here, we take a look at how far the tournament has come.

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China’s Lin Dan: on path to sixth YONEX All England title?

Ahead of the 2015 YONEX All England Badminton Open Championships, we look back at Lin Dan’s record in Birmingham.

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Jan Jorgensen aims to go one better at 2015 All England

Dane hoping for successful start to BWF World Superseries season with victory at YONEX All England Open Badminton Championships in Birmingham Jan Jorgensen, the European champion,…

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All England champions stand in Adcocks’ way

England’s Chris and Gabby Adcock will have to be at their imperious best to make finals’ weekend of the YONEX All England Open Badminton Championships after…

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Olympic badminton superstar Lin Dan seeded for the YONEX All England

Olympic champion Lin Dan is returning to the YONEX All England in March as the full seedings list is announced.

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Nathan Robertson and Gail Emms relive 2005 YONEX All England title

The 2015 YONEX All England Championships will mark 10 years since Nathan Robertson and Gail Emms’s brilliant mixed doubles victory.

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Poul Erik Hoyer and his 1995 ‘self-congratulatory robot celebration’

We look back on Poul Erik Hoyer, the current Badminton World Federation president, and his title attempt 20 years ago.

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Badminton great Robertson set for VIP role

Nathan Robertson has been announced as Badminton England’s VIP speaker during this year’s YONEX All England Open Badminton Championships.

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All England legend Lin Dan signs with Yonex

Five-time YONEX All England winner and double Olympic champion Lin Dan has announced signing with badminton’s world leading brand, Yonex.

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Zhao Yunlei leads China in top money earners

China dominate badminton’s annual prize money list, according to online magazine Badzine, as Denmark leads Europe charge Zhao Yunlei, China’s doubles’ specialist, was the top earner…

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Chris Adcock: ‘Gabby was a tough cookie in Dubai’

Chris Adcock paid tribute to his ill wife after the English couple made it to the semi-finals of the BWF Destination Dubai World Superseries Finals against…

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Vittinghus wants more recognition in 2015

Hans-Kristian Vittinghus proved to be Europe’s lone survivor at the business end of the BWF Destination Dubai World Superseries Finals at the weekend. Vittinghus beat Danish…

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Lund and Thomsen: a mix of Danish craft and precision

With four wins in the last decade, Denmark has rich recent history when it comes to men’s doubles. But in the mixed and women’s events, there has been a dearth of success.

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Adcocks aiming for slice of $1m Dubai glory

Chris and Gabby Adcock expect a “rollercoaster” week when England’s number one doubles pairing start their bid for end-of-year glory at the BWF Destination Dubai World Superseries Finals.

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The year China shook the All England

We take a look back to 1982 when Chinese players entered the All England Open Badminton Championships for the first time.

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All England home relaunched as Barclaycard Arena

Badminton fans attending next year’s YONEX All England will see a major improvement as Birmingham’s National Indoor Arena has been re-launched as the Barclaycard Arena.

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Ville Lang battles to Finnish line in charismatic style

Ville Lang, the charismatic Finnish number one, is no stranger to marathon encounters. At last year’s YONEX All England Championships, Lang saved three match points before…

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Ahsan and Setiawan find Hong Kong Open success

Indonesia’s top men’s doubles pair, Mohammad Ahsan and Hendra Setiawan, were forced into the longest final of the Hong Kong Open before outlasting China rivals, Liu…

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Indian shuttlers set pulses running with China Open success

India recorded a brace of landmark performances at the Thaihot China Open when they won both the men’s and women’s singles titles in Fuzhou. The Superseries…

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China Open 2014: five badminton stars to watch

The Thaihot China Open is the last Superseries Premier event of the year, with all the top names in action at the newly-built badminton stadium in…

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Rudy Hartono, Indonesia’s genial ‘Greek God’, who ruled the All England roost

Indonesia haven’t won the All England men’s singles badminton title for 20 years, while the all-dominant Rudy Hartono’s finest win came 40 years ago.  Indonesia’s Rudy…

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Frost to revive Malaysian badminton

YONEX All England legend Morten Frost has been named as the national technical director for the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM), and will join them in March.

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Natsir and Ahmad raise Indonesia hopes

Indonesia’s three-time YONEX All England Open Badminton Championships winners are in fine touch and will be favourites to land a fourth title in Birmingham next March. Top…

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Five alive for China as All England looms

Five titles at the Denmark Open have given China hope of another clean sweep at next year’s YONEX All England Open Badminton Championships.

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Five to watch at YONEX Denmark Open

The YONEX Denmark Open represents a chance for the world’s top players to seal further ranking points – we look at five to watch in Odense this week.

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All England is a special title to win, says Kashyap

Indian shuttler Parupalli Kashyap says the YONEX All England Open Badminton Championships is a tournament in every player’s hearts. After winning the Commonwealth Games title in…

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Lin Dan retains Asian Games title in epic fashion

Lin Dan, China’s five-time winner of the YONEX All England Open Badminton Championships, showed why he remains one of the top attractions in world badminton when…

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All England uncovered: six images from yesteryear

The YONEX All England Open Badminton Championships may still be just over six months away, but interest in the oldest and most prestigious event in world…

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YONEX All England champions ready for Asian Games tilt

Three of the men’s singles players who have dominated the YONEX All England Open Badminton Championships since 2009 will battle it out at the upcoming Asian…

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YONEX All England stars prepare for NBL clashes

When the National Badminton League (NBL) kicks off next month it will begin the countdown to the 2015 YONEX All England Championships.

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Europeans shine on world stage

The Ballerup Super Arena showcased the next generation of stars at the weekend, as Europe left their mark at the BWF World Championships.

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Volunteer at the Yonex All England Open Badminton Championships

The successful running of any event has long relied on the enthusiasm and commitment of an army of dedicated volunteers. The YONEX All England Open Badminton…

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Chong Wei’s seven-year hitch

Lee Chong Wei’s quest for the world title ended in another shattering disappointment in Copenhagen yesterday at the seventh attempt.

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Europeans wilt in the heat of battle

Europe’s challenge at the Li-Ning BWF World Championships was dwindling fast as the tournament heads into the quarter-final stages in Copenhagen today. In the singles, unseeded…

World Championships 2014

YONEX All England doubles stars suffer Worlds jinx

INDONESIA’S two pairs of reigning YONEX All England doubles champions have had their world title dreams shattered. The team’s injury jinx has struck again days before…

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Chong Wei wants elusive world title

Lee Chong Wei, the three-time YONEX All England men’s singles champion, will start his bid for an elusive first world title when he tackles the Li-Ning…

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Glasgow 2014 stars target Yonex All England

England’s Chris and Gabby Adcock will lead the golden challenge at the Yonex All England Open Championships in Birmingham’s National Indoor Arena in March. But the…

Commonwealth Games 2014

World’s most prestigious badminton event returns to Birmingham in March – tickets on sale now!

All the world’s best players will descend upon the new-look National Indoor Arena (NIA) in Birmingham for badminton’s most prestigious event from 3-8 March, 2015. The…

All England 2014

Golden Hattrick for Team Malaysia

Malaysia secured a third successive Commonwealth Games gold medal in the mixed teams badminton with a 3-1 win over England in Glasgow yesterday evening (Monday 28 July).

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India “on track” to win 3 Commonwealth Games medals in Glasgow – Jwala Gutta

Reigning Commonwealth Games champion Jwala Gutta is confident the India badminton team can collect a minimum of three badminton medals from the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.…

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Malaysia seeded top for Commonwealth Games mixed team event

Defending champions Malaysia are top seeds for the badminton mixed team event at the Commonwealth Games, with England ranked second and India seeded third for the…

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Games boost for Ouseph

Rajiv Ouseph’s Commonwealth Games medal hopes received an unexpected boost with the news that defending champion Lee Chong Wei has been ruled out of Glasgow 2014…

All England 2014

Lin Dan returns to winning ways

He’s back! Five-times Yonex All England Open champion Lin Dan has won his first Superseries title since his 2012 triumph in Birmingham. The 30-year-old Chinese former…

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Can Jorgensen end the European wait at the All England?

Could things be about to change at the 2015 Yonex All England Championships following Jan O Jorgensen’s stunning win at the BCA Indonesia Open?

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Wow factor awaits All England fans at NIA

Regulars at the Yonex All England Open Championships are in for a treat when they return to the National Indoor Arena (NIA) in Birmingham in March for the 2015 edition of the oldest Open tournament in world badminton.

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All England stars sold at NBL auction

A player auction for the new National Badminton League (NBL) was held in Milton Keynes this week, featuring Yonex All England competitors from across the UK.…

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All England champions named BWF Players of the Year

Reigning All England champion Lee Chong Wei joined 2012 winner Xuerui Li in being crowned 2013 Players of the Year at a BWF Awards Ceremony ahead…

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Japan stun China in Thomas Cup

Japan’s men’s team produced the shock of the tournament today, beating defending champions China 3-0 in the Thomas Cup semi-finals in New Delhi. The atmosphere in the Siri Fort…

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All England stars set for Delhi

The Li-Ning BWF Thomas & Uber Cup Finals get underway on Sunday in New Delhi, India, and the world’s best shuttlers will be in action at…

All England 2014

Yonex All England winners short-listed for BWF awards

Lee Chong Wei, the 2014 Yonex All England champion and favourite to retain his title at this summer’s Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, is bidding to pick…

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Five-time All England champion Lin Dan back to winning ways

Five-time All England champion Lin Dan is straight back to winning ways in his first appearance after an eight-month absence from international badminton. The Chinese superstar,…

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All England champion vows to continue competing until Rio 2016

Three time All England Open champion Lee Chong Wei has ruled out retirement and will continue to compete on the world badminton scene until the 2016…

All England 2014

Yonex All England to be first 2015 Superseries event

The BWF have announced that the Yonex All England Open Badminton Championships will be the first MetLife BWF World Superseries event of the 2015 season. Keeping…

All England 2014

All England ‘dream comes true’ for former finalist’s son

The son of 1986 All England runner up Misbun Sidek made his own All England debut at the 2014 Championships and Misbun Ramdan Mohmed Misbun has…

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Natsir: Hat trick makes me hungry for more All England glory

Indonesia badminton star Liliyana Natsir is hungry for even more All England glory despite completing an unprecedented hat trick of wins. With her 2014 crown, Natsir,…

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Presidential pride and joy in All England champions

Indonesia’s All England Open title winning stars have been personally thanked by the Indonesian president for helping to bring the pride back to the badminton mad…

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Champion praises concert like atmosphere at the All England

2014 All England women’s singles champion Wang Shixian has praised the lively atmosphere of All England Open arena saying it feels just like a music concert.…

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Former champion thanks Indonesia duo for ‘bringing home’ the All England title

Two-time All England champion Candra Wijaya has led tributes to the title winning performances of Hendra Setiawan and Mohammad Ahsan after they ended Indonesia’s 11-year wait…

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“It felt like I was playing in Malaysia” says 2014 champion Chong Wei

2014 Yonex All England Open champion Lee Chong Wei has praised the support of the large, loud Malaysian contingent who cheered him on to victory and…

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Chong Wei reigns supreme at Yonex All England Championships

LEE CHONG WEI delighted his passionate followers this afternoon by defeating Chen Long in devastating fashion to lift his third men’s singles title at the Yonex…

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Chinese women take the stage at Yonex All England finale

Li Xuerui, the world number one, will be title favourite when she takes on her Chinese team-mate Wang Shixian in Sunday’s women’s singles final at the…

All England 2014

Chong Wei battles back to set up All England final repeat with Chen Long

Malaysia’s Lee Chong Wei today booked a rematch with defending champion Chen Long (pictured) of China in the men’s singles final at the Yonex All England…

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Player Insight: Lauren Smith

England and GB star Lauren Smith gives us an insight into why the Yonex All England is the player’s favourite.

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Chong Wei and Chen Long stay on course for a rematch

Asia won the badminton power struggle at the Yonex All England Open Championships last night as the European and North American challenge came to an end…

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Para-Badminton showcase at the Yonex All England

English Badminton Players Association for the Disabled (EBAD) are celebrating an outstanding year by promoting para-badminton at the Yonex All England Badminton Championships. Record numbers of…

All England 2014

Adcocks fall to Olympic champions in quarter-finals

Chris and Gabby Adcock’s hopes of becoming the first English husband-and-wife team to win the mixed doubles title at the Yonex All England Open Championships since…

All England 2014

BADMINTON England and Yonex take the All England to new heights

BADMINTON England and Yonex are delighted to announce a major sponsorship renewal for the All England Open Badminton Championships. The agreement sees Yonex recommitting its support…

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Adcocks surge into Yonex All England quarter-finals

Chris and Gabby Adcock are through to the quarter-finals of the mixed doubles at the Yonex All England Open Badminton Championships at the National Indoor Arena…

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Ouseph knocks out seventh seed

RAJIV OUSEPH scored the day’s big upset at the Yonex All England Championships at Birmingham’s National Indoor Arena when he knocked out China’s seventh seed Du…

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England lions roar on day one at the Yonex All England Open

England pairs Peter Briggs and Harley Towler and Marcus Ellis and Tom Wolfenden both came through two rounds of qualifying on day one of the Yonex…

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Young England stars off to a flying start

Peter Briggs and Harley Towler put up a fighting display to excite the first-day crowd as the Yonex All England Open Championships got under way at…

All England 2014

Tune in to Sky for the Yonex All England Championships

The Yonex All England Open Badminton Championships has started but there is still time to buy tickets online or on the door. However, if you are…

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Beating the drum for the All England finals

Sunday 9 March is a red-letter day in the diary of every sports fan. It’s the finals of the Yonex All England Open Badminton Championships; one…

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Added extras at the All England

Not only will the Yonex All England Open Badminton Championships play host to the world’s best players, but it will also offer an opportunity to meet…

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Chong Wei gives the green light to compete in Birmingham

Malaysia’s leading English language newspaper, The Star, are reporting that World no. 1 Lee Chong Wei is “all systems go” to compete at the Yonex All…

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Festival of Badminton in Birmingham

As an added bonus, the Yonex All England Badminton Championships will play host to the finals of the Birmingham Festival of  Badminton on Friday 7th March…

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Indonesians hungry for All England hat trick

Reigning Yonex All England Open mixed doubles champions, Tontowi Ahmad and Liliyana Natsir head to Birmingham wanting to make sure 3 is a magic number again…

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Counting down to the All England

With just under a week to go until the Yonex All England Open Championships at the National Indoor Arena in Birmingham, there is still time for…

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BADMINTON England chooses NIA for future of Yonex All England

BADMINTON England has chosen the National Indoor Arena (NIA), Birmingham, to host the prestigious Yonex All England Open Badminton Championships from 2014 – 2021. The Championships…

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Previewing the All England action

With the Yonex All England Badminton Championships now less than a week away, we caught up with members of the England squad to see how they…

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All England semi final ambitions for Thai star

After rising the ranks to a career high 12th in the world during 2013, Thailand’s Nichaon Jindapon has high hopes of a semi final spot at…

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Women in Badminton making a difference for International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day is on 8 March.  International Women’s Day is celebrated across the world to recognise and celebrate the achievements of women. It highlights the…

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I’m back to my best: Saina Nehwal

World no. 7 Saina Nehwal insists she is back to her best and her confidence boosted as she gears up for the Yonex All England Open…

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Langridge and Mills chase revenge at Yonex German Open

England’s top badminton players go into their final warm-up event before the Yonex All England Open Championships when they head for Mulheim this week for the…

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Coach warns top seed he won’t have it all his own Wei at the All England

The coach of two time All England champion Lee Chong Wei has warned the Malaysian top seed he won’t get an easy passage in his quest…

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Malaysia pair say “time is right” to win All England

Malaysia badminton doubles specialist Lim Khim Wah believes the time is right for him and partner Goh V Shem to win the Yonex All England Open…

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Get involved in Shuttle Time at the Yonex All England Open

Badminton is one of the most popular sports in the world. In many developing nations there is strong interest in playing badminton but less access to…

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Show your support for world’s best on Twitter

We are counting down to the Yonex All England 2014 and want you to join in the fun on Twitter using the hashtags #allactionallengland and #YAE14…

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Luck of the draw deserts Adcock

Chris Adcock is on course to face the world’s best in the form of Olympic mixed doubles champions and the world men’s doubles champions after the…

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Chris Adcock seeded in two events at Yonex All England Open Championships

England’s Chris Adcock has been seeded in both his events at next month’s 104th Yonex All England Open Badminton Championships at the National Indoor Arena (NIA)…

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The big names are back for the Yonex All England Open Championships

The Yonex All England Open Badminton Championships have once again attracted an impressive entry list to reflect the tournament’s status as one of the five Premier…

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Stars of the Yonex All England Open

With the Yonex All England Open Badminton Championships fast approaching, Richard Eaton takes a look at the stars who will be competing at the National Indoor…

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Baun’s Great Fairytale- Yonex All England 2013 highlights

With the BWF World Championships having drawn to a close this week,  we maintain the focus on world-class players as we look back at the highlights from…

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Incredible scenes as Lin Dan wins fifth world title

With Lin Dan winning his fifth world title this week in China, the excitement will now build around who will take the crown at the 2014 Yonex…

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Tickets on general sale for Yonex All England Open Badminton Championships

BADMINTON England is pleased to announce that the most prestigious badminton championships in the world returns for its 104th year, following another magnificent display of high…

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BADMINTON England members exclusive tickets for Yonex All England Open Badminton Championships

BADMINTON England is pleased to announce that the most prestigious badminton championships in the world returns for its 104th year, following another magnificent display of high…

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New instant review system comes into effect

Players will have two challenges per match when the new instant review system comes into effect on the OSIM BWF World Superseries tour at the Indonesia…

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Yonex All England Open 2014 Dates Released

BADMINTON England today confirmed the dates for the 2014 Yonex All England Open Badminton Championships as taking place on 4-9 March 2014. The Championships are still one of the…

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The only successful defence

Tontowi Ahmad and Lilyana Natsir became the only players to make a successful defence of a title at an Yonex All England Open championships full of surprises…

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Lee Chong Wei beaten by a new rival

World number one Lee Chong Wei, who deferred retirement after his narrow Olympic defeat to make further attempts on the major titles, found himself brilliantly denied…

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Baun conjures magical finish to her career

Tine Baun became the oldest Yonex All England Open women’s singles winner of the  open era when she overcame the youngest singles finalist, Ratchanok Intanon, in…

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China springs a new surprise

China sprung yet another surprise when they won the men’s doubles title back with a brand new pair. This is the remarkable Liu Xiaolong and Qiu…

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Yu makes a happy return

Yu Yang must feel she made the right decision not to stick to her knee-jerk reaction of retirement after being disqualified from the London Olympics. She…

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Zhao on course for another big double

Zhao Yunlei, a 26-year-old from Hubei province, has a chance of becoming the first player in seven years to win two Yonex All England titles, having…

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Lee faces another Chinese in the final

Lee Chong Wei moved to within one step of winning back the All England title which helped make him a badminton superstar with an increasingly superb…

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Baun’s adventure turns into a triumph

Tine Baun, the twice former All England champion who wanted one last adventure at the tournament which made her famous, caused a major surprise by reaching…

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Teenage Thai makes history

Ratchanok Intanon, who at the age of 18 became the first women’s singles player from Thailand ever to reach an All England final and the first…

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Doubles – The sequence of surprises

They don’t come much more wide open than this year’s men’s doubles. The number one seeds Mathias Boe and Carsten Mogensen got no further than the…

All England 2013

Lee atonement carries him into semis

Lee Chong Wei moved to within two wins of regaining the men’s singles title at the Yonex All England Open , but was so disappointed with…

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Baun closer to big farewell

Former world number one Tine Baun remained on course for a big farewell when she reached the semi-finals of the All England Open in the last…

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Nehwal nearer All England Open dream

Saina Nehwal took a step nearer becoming the first Indian woman ever to win the All England Open title when she reached the semi-finals after a…

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Baun keeps on course for a big Yonex All England Open farewell

Tine Baun is the European standard bearer as the Yonex All England Open Championships enter the quarter-final stage at the National Indoor Arena in Birmingham tomorrow…

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Baun extends her career at least one more day

Tine Baun, the twice former All England champion from Denmark, kept her career going for at least one more day by recovering from 14-18 down in…

All England 2013

Lee bounces back from his scare

World number one Lee Chong Wei bounced back from his first day scare to re-impose a challenge for the All England Open title and to confirm…

All England 2013

Interview: Lee Chong Wei secures a Quarter Final place

We spoke to Lee Chong Wei as he came off court from defeating China’s Wang Zhengming 21-17, 21-19. Lee will be back tomorrow to play in…

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Tough day for home hopes on day of shocks at Yonex All England Open Championships

Chris Adcock and Gabby White suffered double disappointment at the end of day two at the Yonex All England Open Championships at the National Indoor Arena…

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“Lucky” Lee makes amazing escape

World number one Lee Chong Wei experienced one of the most nerve-jangling survivals of his career with a mixture of luck and skill which saved him…

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EXCLUSIVE: Taufik Hidayat’s last Yonex All England Open

We say goodbye and thank you to a legend and a professional badminton player. He is runner up of the 1999 & 2000 Yonex All England…

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Olympic champion falls at the first hurdle

Li Xuerui, the Olympic and All England champion, suffered one of the most extraordinary defeats in the history of the game when she was beaten in…

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White through to main draw in two events at Yonex All England Open Championships

Chris Adcock and Gabby White are through to tomorrow’s main draw of the mixed doubles at the Yonex All England Open Championships at the National Indoor…

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Last challenge to China by Baun

Tine Baun, the only woman in the past ten years to deny China an All England singles title, will finish a landmark career this week at…

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Lee Chong Wei moves into a new age

The World’s best and unluckiest player returns to the scene of some of his greatest triumphs at the All-England Open in Birmingham’s National Indoor Arena this…

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EXCLUSIVE: Viktor Axelsen talks to BADMINTON England ahead of the Yonex All England Open Badminton Championships

Check out the exclusive interview with the Danish men’s singles player Viktor Axelsen taken at the University of Birmingham earlier today, where he was in full preparation…

Badminton jewellery to be smash hit at Yonex All England Open Badminton Championships

Vinqui, the specialist sports jewellery designers have announced their support of the Yonex All England Open Badminton Championships 2013 by exhibiting their latest badminton collection on…

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Watch the Yonex All England Open Badminton Championships 2013 ‘Live’ from around the world

The Yonex All England Open Badminton Championships 2013 is nearly upon us and there are a lucky group of people who are going to experience the…

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Championships Show live at the All England 2013

One of the most important years in England’s sporting history has past and 2013 now brings hope, anticipation and excitement that we can further progress as…

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Toasting 30 years of Yonex All England sponsorship

YONEX, the world’s No.1 badminton brand, is preparing to celebrate a major milestone in the company’s long and outstanding history. When the Yonex All England Open…

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Indonesia’s national badminton team competing to win at the All England

The Indonesia Badminton Association is hoping that the national’s team will find winning form at this year’s Yonex All England Open Badminton Championships, to take home…

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Poul-Erik Høyer formally nominated as President for BWF

Poul-Erik Høyer, Yonex All England Open Champion, today announced that he has been formally nominated for the position as President for BWF. Poul-Erik Høyer said: It…

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Høyer Larsen presents at the Yonex All England Open

The Yonex All England Open Badminton Championships attract a worldwide audience of over 250 million but only a privileged few are lucky enough to experience the…

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Adcock and Ellis to face former champions in Yonex All England opener

CHRIS ADCOCK and Andy Ellis will have to be at their brilliant best when they start their men’s doubles challenge at the Yonex All England Open…

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Adcock and Ellis get ready to rock

ENGLAND’S men’s doubles stars Chris Adcock and Andy Ellis will be the most dangerous floaters in the draw after the rankings for the Yonex All England Open…

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European Championships raising question marks leading into Yonex All England

The European Championships held in Moscow, which took place this past weekend, have raised some questions prior to the Yonex All England Open due to the…

Germany win gold at the European Championships 2013

No rest for the wicked as Saina trains for Yonex All England

There is no rest for the wicked as Saina trains for the All England, in a strong bid to win the singles title. After winning the…

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BADMINTON England salute the incomparable Eddy Choong

BADMINTON England today paid their tribute to one the sport’s great players Datuk Eddy Choong, who died yesterday in Penang, Malaysia, aged 82. Eddy and his elder brother…

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BWF World Superseries 2014-2017 To Be ‘BETTER THAN EVER’

The Badminton World Federation’s (BWF) World Superseries tour is becoming increasingly popular and successful and the upcoming third cycle will likely exceed its preceding phases. Speaking…

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Chong Wei Focuses On the Yonex All England Title

Lee Chong Wei is in unstoppable form, as he emerges as the Malaysian Open 2013 Champion. The World Number 1 walked over hopeful 8th seed Sony…

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Start of a New Year, Start of The Super Series Premier Circuit

Start of a New Year, Start of The Super Series Premier Circuit and the Korean tournament is the first of the five Super Series Premier events on…

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Top 5 Reasons To Be Excited About Badminton In 2013

There are lots of things within the badminton world to get excited about in 2013.  Here is just a taster of what we can expect in the…

Boe & Mogensen Celebrating the Top 5 Badminton events of 2013

Saina Nehwals focus is on the Yonex All England

World number 3, Saina Nehwal, achieved a bronze medal during the Olympics with help from Indian’s much focused coach, Pullela Gopichand, who now has sharp sights…

Saina Nehwals focus is on the All England

Olympic 2012 Badminton Final Round 2?

The controversy surrounding badminton within the Olympics, only momentarily added a negative atmosphere around the sport. The ultimate sporting climax for a large percentage of the…

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Superseries TV Highlights

Want to see highlights of the Yonex Sunrise India Open, Li-Ning Singapore Open and Yonex French Open?  Then look no further as Sky Sports (UK) have…

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Trial of line-call technology in badminton

The Badminton World Federation (BWF) made the announcement this week that they are willing to go ahead with the trial of line-call technology in badminton at…

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We’ll make the All England the Premier event

We’ll make the All England the Premier event, BADMINTON England today promised that the Yonex All England Open Championships 2013 will be bigger and better than…

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All England Playback

There are many memorable matches which take place year after year at the Yonex All England Open Badminton Championships, however there are only a few you…

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The making of the Yonex All England Open

Every year a lot of blood, sweat and tears go into the making of the Yonex All England Open Badminton Championships and over the two day setup…

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Yonex All England Open Badminton Championships: How did it all start?

The idea for the Yonex All England Open Badminton Championships was conceived one year before the first All England was ever held.  On 10 March 1898…

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Tine Baun to retire after Yonex All England Open 2013

Danish badminton fans are urged to turn out in great numbers at the 2013 Yonex All England Open Badminton Championships and salute the glittering career of…

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Beginners Guide to the Yonex All England Open Badminton Championships

Don’t know much about the world’s most prestigious badminton championships?  Then check out this beginners guide, which helps explain what the Yonex All England Open Badminton…

Yonex All England Open Badminton Championships: Beginners Guide

It’s launched…Yonex All England Open Badminton Championships 2013 Official Trailer

Embrace the explosive atmosphere and captivating play at the Yonex All England Open Badminton Championships and get a feeling for what it’s like to experience firsthand…

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Only 12 days remaining to get your early booking discount on tickets to the Yonex All England Open Badminton Championships 2013

Only 12 days remaining to get your early booking discount on tickets, to the Yonex All England Open Badminton Championships 2013. The year is flying by…

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A Badminton Wedding: Lin Dan is to celebrate his marriage to former badminton team mate Xie Xingfang at the end of September

  Olympic gold medallist and five time Yonex All England Open Badminton champion Lin Dan announced this week that he and former Chinese teammate Xie Xingfang’s…

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Yonex All England Open Badminton Championships – Being a Volunteer

‘BE INVOLVED AT THE CENTRE OF THE ACTION & BE A VOLUNTEER’ The simple fact is, the Yonex All England Open Badminton Championships could not operate…

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Super Dan wins consecutive Olympic Gold at London 2012

His name is Lin Dan, otherwise known as Super Dan. He is 5 time winner of the Yonex All England Open, 5 time winner of the…

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Olympic badminton draw sees All England Champions battle against old rivals

The current Yonex All England Open, World and Olympic men’s singles champion ‘Super Dan’ as he is known in his native country of China was seeded…

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Purchase All England Tickets

Tickets are still available for the 2013 Yonex All England Open Badminton Championships. Click here to secure your seat at this spectacular event. The NIA in…

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Emotions run high as Natsir and Ahmad finally win in Indonesia

Jubilation in Jakarta as Indonesia’s golden partnership of Natsirand Ahmad finally win the Indonesia Open Superseries title at the third time of asking.

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Sad news as ‘wonderful ambassador’ June Timperley passes away

Less than a month after this year’s YONEX All England, Badminton England is sad to report the death of multiple champion June Timperley at the age…

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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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Sudirman Cup battle royal beckons later this year

Denmark and Indonesia, who played an epic Thomas Cup final last year, have been drawn together – along with India – for the TOTAL BWF Sudirman…

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Nehwal and Sindhu ensure Indian success in YONEX All England second round

India’s golden girls Saina Nehwal and P.V Sindhu made light work of their second round clashes as both progressed through to the YONEX All England quarter-finals…

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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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Sindhu working ‘day and night’ for All England glory

Olympic silver medalist PV Sindhu insists she is ‘not bothered’ about being at a career high fifth in the world but really wants to get her hands on the YONEX All England trophy.

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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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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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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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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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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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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.

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