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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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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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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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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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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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.

Olympic Games 2016

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.

Olympic Games 2016

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…

Olympic Games 2016

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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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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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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Lin Dan vows to prove himself ahead of Rio

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

All England 2016

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

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 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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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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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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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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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 (Quarter Finals)

Video on demand of 5 Quarter Finals at the China Open including Chen Long, Viktor Axelsen, Saina Nehwal.

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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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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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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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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.

Korea Open 2015

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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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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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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VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS! DAY 4 – TOTAL BWF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

Enjoy this official BWF highlights video for Day 4 of the TOTAL BWF World Championships 2015.

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

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VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS! DAY 3 – TOTAL BWF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

Enjoy this official BWF highlights video for Day 3 of the TOTAL BWF World Championships 2015.

World Championships 2015

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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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.

World Championships 2015

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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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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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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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 – SF Matches

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

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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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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European rise at YONEX All England tests Asian dominance in Olympic qualification year

For the first time since 1999, there were winners from two European countries at this year’s YONEX All England Championships. The newly-redesigned Barclaycard Arena saw victories…

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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: 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…

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 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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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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林丹能否第六次夺得尤尼克斯全英羽毛球冠军?

2015年尤尼克斯全英羽毛球公开赛即将在下周开打,国家羽毛球博物馆的杰夫·欣德(Geoff Hinder)将带您回顾林丹的几次伯明翰全英公开赛之旅,林丹会拿到他的第六个全英公开赛单打冠军嘛

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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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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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尤尼克斯全英羽毛球公开赛公布奥运巨星林丹的种子排位

尤尼克斯全英羽毛球公开赛日前公布了参赛选手的种子排位, 全力冲击第6次全英男单冠军的奥运冠军林丹在本届赛事当中将以5号种子出战,比赛将于下月初拉开帷幕。

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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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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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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…

Saina Nehwals focus is on the All England

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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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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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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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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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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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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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…

All England 2013

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…

All England 2013

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

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…

All England 2013

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…

All England 2013

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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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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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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