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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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…

Olympic Games 2012

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

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.

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.

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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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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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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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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.

All England 2014

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 US OPEN 2015 FINALS

Watch live stream of badminton finals at YONEX US Open 2015, featuring All England favourites Lee Chong Wei, Yu Yang, India mens doubles

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