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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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…

All England 2013

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…

All England 2013