Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Zulfadli Zulkiffli & Lin Dan advance, Shi Yuqi survives major scare to enter World Championships 2nd round

Lin Dan makes the 2017 World Championships second round.
Glasgow: Malaysia kicked off the opening day of the World Championships in Glasgow on a high note for as all Malaysians in action were able to advance to second round successfully. Former World junior champion Zulfadli Zulkiffli's slow start briefly stirred speculation about another early exit for the Malaysian. Fortunately, Zulkiffli able to overcome a sluggish first set and found...

Age-defying Lee Chong Wei & Lin Dan arrive with high hopes in Glasgow (video)

Lee Chong Wei and Lin Dan speak to the press ahead of the World Championships.
Glasgow: Malaysia's Lee Chong Wei and China's Lin Dan are two of the hottest names on show at 2017 Badminton World Championships starting August 21 in Glasgow, Scotland. Lee, who will turn 35 and Lin Dan will turn 34 in October, still play excellent badminton and are attracting the spotlights from all corners in Glasgow. The question everyone wants answering... Will @2017BWC...

Lin Dan and team China depart for 2017 World Badminton Championships

Lin Dan takes pictures with his fans.
Beijing: China’s delegation to the 2017 World Badminton Championships on Thursday departed for the most prestigious badminton tournament of the year that will be staged at Emirates Arena from 21-27 August, in Glasgow, Scotland. Powerhouse China have secured the maximum representation of four qualifiers in each of the five categories at 2017 BWF World Championships, and will be led by...

Susi Susanti & Alan Budikusuma reveal 3 tips for becoming a great champion

Susi Susanti & Alan Budikusuma are Indonesia's national heroes.
Jakarta: Susi Susanti and Alan Budikusuma who both won women's singles and men's singles gold medal in the Barcelona Olympic, were known as the golden couple in badminton. They were married in February 1997 at a lavish wedding attended by 2000 guests and are now blessed with three children. Speaking to Indonesian media on Friday, both Olympic gold medalists passed...

Malaysia eyes two badminton golds at Kuala Lumpur SEA Games

Morten Frost (left) gives a briefing on Malaysian badminton team's preparation for SEA Games. (photo: Osman Adnan)
Kuala Lumpur: Malaysian badminton team has set the target of winning at least two gold medals at the 2017 Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games) that will be held in Kuala Lumpur from Aug 19, 2017 to Aug 30, 2017. Technical Director of Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) - Morten Frost told reporters that the Malaysian players could make a surprise...

Lee Chong Wei and team Malaysia depart for World Championship in Glasgow

Lee Chong Wei poses for group picture with the Malaysian badminton team at Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA). (photo: Sinchew)
Kuala Lumpur: Family, friends and staff from Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) bid farewell to members of the Malaysian badminton squad before they left for the World Championship in Glasgow, Scotland on Wednesday. Accompanied by his wife - Wong Mew Choo, Malaysian badminton superstar Lee Chong Wei arrived at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) early Wednesday morning. After completed...

Indonesian badminton team eyes 3 Golds in SEA Games

Indonesian Badminton Association (PBSI) head of development Susi Susanti (from left), Marcus Fernaldi Gideon, Kevin Sanjaya Sukomuljo, PBSI secretary-general Achmad Budiharto, Jonatan Christie and Lius Pongoh of PBSI pose for a picture on Monday. (photo: JP)
Jakarta: Indonesia Badminton Association's (PBSI) head of development and achievement, Susi Susanti who is also Indonesia's team manager for SEA Games, said Indonesia is ready to win gold medals in men's group, men's doubles, and men's singles categories at the 29th SEA Games in Kuala Lumpur. "Our shuttlers have completed the training and ready to take on the challenges in...

Susi Susanti optimistic about winning a gold at BWF World Championship

Spirits are high for Susi Susanti and the Indonesian camp prior to the World Championships. (photo: AP)
Jakarta: Susi Susanti, the head of development and high performance for the Indonesian Badminton Association (PBSI), admitted Indonesia has good chance of winning either the mixed doubles or men's doubles title at the 2017 Total BWF World Championship. "For mixed doubles, we are still relying on Owi (Tontowi Ahmad) and Butet (Lilyana Natsir), as they are our most senior players,"...

‘Big Three’ face growing threat from Kidambi Srikanth at World Championships

Kidambi Srikanth has a phenomenal run in 2017.
Kuala Lumpur: In last five years, the men's singles category of badminton has been through a period of dominance by the 'Holy Trinity' of Lin Dan, Lee Chong Wei and Chen Long. This year, they are the firm favorites for the world title at BWF World Champions to be held in Glasgow, starting August 21. However, the World Championship court...

Lin Dan & Chinese badminton team visit military bases in Sichuan

Lin Dan and the Chinese national badminton team visit China's nuclear weapons research center.
Chengdu: The Chinese badminton team has stayed in Chengdu, in Sichuan province of China for their 1-month closed training to prepare for the 2017 BWF World Championships that will be held August 21–27 at Emirates Arena in Glasgow, Scotland. Last week, 5-time world champion and all players from the Chinese national men's and women's team got some time to relax...

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Lin Dan makes the 2017 World Championships second round.

Zulfadli Zulkiffli & Lin Dan advance, Shi Yuqi survives major scare to enter World...

Glasgow: Malaysia kicked off the opening day of the World Championships in Glasgow on a high note for as all Malaysians in action were...
Lee Chong Wei and Lin Dan speak to the press ahead of the World Championships.

Age-defying Lee Chong Wei & Lin Dan arrive with high hopes in Glasgow (video)

Glasgow: Malaysia's Lee Chong Wei and China's Lin Dan are two of the hottest names on show at 2017 Badminton World Championships starting August...
Lin Dan takes pictures with his fans.

Lin Dan and team China depart for 2017 World Badminton Championships

Beijing: China’s delegation to the 2017 World Badminton Championships on Thursday departed for the most prestigious badminton tournament of the year that will be...