Perth: The 2011 World Championships mixed doubles silver medalist Imogen Bankier who confirmed her retirement last December in pursue of a business career, completed a perfect 10 successive mixed doubles title and a 16th national title in all, at the Yonex Scottish National Championships in Perth on Sunday.
Bangkok: Predictably, Malaysian World No. 38 men's singles shuttler Zulfadli Zulkiffli made safe passage through to the third round of the Princess Sirivannavari Thailand Masters Badminton Championships in Bangkok, Thailand on Tuesday.
Bangkok: Former world junior champion Zulfadli Zulkiffli had little trouble in his opening match at Thailand Masters GPG on Monday as he overcame Andrew Susanto in straight sets 21-17, 21-16 to get his campaign off to a good start. Zulfadli will take on Andre Marteen of Indonesia on Tuesday.
Mumbai: The Indian men and women's teams romped into the finals of South Asian Games badminton team events at the 12th South Asian Games on Monday and walked away with gold medals in both events with a 3-0 victory against Sri Lanka.
Kuala Lumpur: The Chinese zodiac calendar, known as Sheng Xiao, is divided into 12 cycles. Each cycle lasts 12 months and is represented by an animal. 2016 is the Year of the Monkey – the "Red Fire Monkey," to be exact.