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Carolina Marin wins Japan Open

Tokyo: Rio Olympic champion Carolina Marin of Spain bagged the women's singles title at the $325,000 Japan Open Superseries badminton championships that was held...

Lee Chong Wei on course for record seventh Japan Open title

Tokyo: Lee Chong Wei is now one win away from becoming the most successful male player in Japan Open history after blowing past No....

Hong Wei, Bao Yixin, Luo Ying and Luo Yu retire from...

Kuala Lumpur: Hong Wei, Bao Yixin, Luo Ying and Luo Yu have announced their retirements from professional badminton, confirmed by Badminton World Federation (BWF)...

Lee Chong Wei advances, Lin Dan ousted at Japan Open

Tokyo: Lee Chong Wei was through to the Japan Open semifinals, while No. 7 seed Lin Dan was headed home. The fifth-seeded Lee cruised past...

Goh Soon Huat-Shevon Jemie Lai enter Japan Open second round

KUALA LUMPUR: After their quarter-final exit at the Korea Open last week, Goh Soon Huat-Shevon Jemie Lai have fought tooth and nail to be...

Lee Chong Wei hits the fastest smash in the world at...

Tokyo: Former World No. 1 Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia has recorded the fastest smash in the men’s singles competition during the Japan Open...