Mixed doubles bronze for Zhang and Zhao in Rio

Zhang Nan and Zhao Yunlei defeated teammates Xu Chen and Ma Jin 21-7 21-11 to take mixed doubles bronze at Rio 2016

Zhao Yunlei

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.

All England 2016

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

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

Olympic Games 2012

VIDEO ON DEMAND – Victor Korea Open Semi-Final

Watch the Victor Korea Open semi-finals from Seoul, Korea, on demand below. Action features Denmark’s Boe and Mogensen, Zhang Nan and Zhao Yunlei, and India’s surprise…

Korea Open 2015

China’s Lin Dan stages thrilling comeback to seal Japan Open title

Seeds tumbled at the YONEX Open Japan to such an extent that no current YONEX All England champion was able to pick up titles in Tokyo.…

Lin Dan

World Badminton Championships 2015: seven things we learned in Indonesia

The recently-concluded Championships in Jakarta raised some intriguing questions as the countdown to the Rio 2016 Olympics loom.

Lin Dan World Championships final 2013 China banner

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…

Chen Long

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…

Zhao Yunlei (left)

Ahsan and Setiawan find Hong Kong Open success

Indonesia’s top men’s doubles pair, Mohammad Ahsan and Hendra Setiawan, were forced into the longest final of the Hong Kong Open before outlasting China rivals, Liu…

Hendra & Ahsan with Indonesia flag