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…

Sayaka Sato

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


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…


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

Olympic Games 2016

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.

All England 2014

Adcock believes mixed doubles at Rio 2016 will be wide open

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

All England 2016

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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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…

World Championships 2011