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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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…

Olympic Games 2016

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

Indonesia legend inspired Team GB to bronze

Team GB’s Chris Langridge revealed a pre-match chat with Indonesia badminton legend  Rexy Mainaky helped inspire him to Olympic bronze in Rio  . Mainaky is regarded…

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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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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