• Rio: Chen Long in quarters, Mathias Boe/Carsten Mogensen exit

    Rio de Janeiro: Rio's men's singles No. 2 seed Chen Long has moved into the Olympic quarter-finals after easing past Adrian Dziolko of Poland 21-12, 21-9 in just 40 minutes on Saturday.Chen Long has an easy passage to quarter-finals in Rio.

    Chen Long has an easy passage to quarter-finals in Rio.

  • Carsten Mogensen/Mathias Boe win the US Open title

    El Monte: Who would have thought Carsten Mogensen could play competitive badminton again after underwent a brain surgery to treat ruptured aneurysm in his brain in February. Even more amazing, who would have thought Mogensen and his men's doubles partner Mathias Boe could make a comeback and win a men's doubles title again?Congratulations to Carsten Mogensen/Mathias Boe for winning the 2016 US Open!

    Congratulations to Carsten Mogensen/Mathias Boe for winning the 2016 US Open!

  • Carsten Mogensen/Mathias Boe reach first final after comeback

    El Monte: Mathias Boe and Carsten Mogensen of Denmark reached their first final since Carsten Mogensen collapsed in Kazan after suffering a life threatening illness with a ruptured brain aortic aneurysm in February.Let's go Carsten Mogensen/Mathias Boe! (photo: GettyImages)

    Let's go Carsten Mogensen/Mathias Boe! (photo: GettyImages)

  • Carsten Mogensen/Mathias Boe reach US Open semis

    El Monte: Men's doubles top seeds Carsten Mogensen/Mathias Boe of Denmark made it to the last four of the US Open Grand Prix Gold tournament what was held at Los Angeles Badminton Club in El Monte, California on Friday.Carsten Mogensen/Mathias Boe on course for US Open final. (photo: BWF)

    Carsten Mogensen/Mathias Boe on course for US Open final. (photo: BWF)

  • Carsten Mogensen/Mathias Boe survive major scare at US Open

    El Monte: Top seeds Carsten Mogensen/Mathias Boe Denmark survived a major scare in the second round of US Open to avoid an early exit on Thursday.Wish Carsten Mogensen/Mathias Boe best of luck at US Open. (photo: BWF)

    Wish Carsten Mogensen/Mathias Boe best of luck at US Open. (photo: BWF)

  • Carsten Mogensen: I survived 'toughest fight of my life'

    Copenhagen: Carsten Mogensen and his girlfriend Mie Skov attended Denmark's talk show on TV 2 called "Go' aften Danmark" to speak publicly for the first time since being taken to hospital for brain surgery following a ruptured aortic aneurysms in his brain during the European Men's Team Championship in Kazan in February.Carsten Mogensen and his girlfriend Mie Skov during the interview. (photo: TV2, Go' aften Danmark)

    Carsten Mogensen and his girlfriend Mie Skov during the interview. (photo: TV2, Go' aften Danmark)

  • Carsten Mogensen & Mathias Boe are going to Olympics!

    Copenhagen: After suffering a ruptured aortic aneurysms in his brain, and went through a brain surgery during the European Team Championship in Russia in February, no one ever thought Carsten Mogensen would able to come back and compete at the highest level of badminton.Congratulations to Carsten Mogensen & Mathias Boefor being selected to play at the Rio Olympics. (photo: GettyImages)

    Congratulations to Carsten Mogensen & Mathias Boefor being selected to play at the Rio Olympics. (photo: GettyImages)

  • Carsten Mogensen achieves mission impossible - he's made a comeback

    Jakarta: Despite undergoing brain surgery to threat a life threatening illness 3 months ago, Carsten Mogensen has made a comeback many deemed impossible.Carsten Mogensen drops to his knees while Mathias Boe celebrates their 1st round victory at the 2016 Indonesia Open.

    Carsten Mogensen drops to his knees while Mathias Boe celebrates their 1st round victory at the 2016 Indonesia Open.

  • Carsten Mogensen to play first tournament after brain surgery

    Jakarta: The current World No. 8 men's doubles player Carsten Mogensen is set to play his first tournament at the BCA Indonesia Open since underwent brain surgery in February to treat a ruptured brain aneurysm. He was rushed to a hospital in Kazan, Russia with that life-threatening illness during the European Team Championships.Wish Carsten Mogensen and Mathias Boe good luck, and good health! (photo: PBSI)

    Wish Carsten Mogensen and Mathias Boe good luck, and good health! (photo: PBSI)

  • Carsten Mogensen: I am ready for Rio Olympics

    Copenhagen: Denmark's men's doubles badminton ace Carsten Mogensen who collapsed and had to undergo a brain surgery in Kazan, Russia during the European Team Championships in February to treat a ruptured aneurysm in his brain, has made strong recovery and ready to play again.

    It was found out that Mogensen's live threatening injury was caused by a brain haemorrhage that may have exist in his cerebral aneurysms since his early childhood.Fans can't wait to see Carsten Mogensen play badminton again! (photo: AFP)

    Fans can't wait to see Carsten Mogensen play badminton again! (photo: AFP)

  • Mathias Boe/Carsten Mogensen win European Male Player of the Year and set to return at Indonesia Open

    Slovenia: Europe's best badminton players gathered at the 4th BEC Awards Gala, which took place in Podcetrtek, Slovenia on Saturday to witness the annual awards ceremony in recognition to the achievements and the contribution made by European badminton players in 2015.Badminton fans can't wait to see Mathias Boe and Carsten Mogensen back in action. (photo: Bamdinton Europe)

    Badminton fans can't wait to see Mathias Boe and Carsten Mogensen back in action. (photo: Bamdinton Europe)

  • Lin Dan jumps to No. 2, while Nozomi Okuhara rises to 3rd in BWF rankings

    Kuala Lumpur: After winning back to back German Open and All England titles in last two weeks, Chinese badminton ace Lin Dan overtook Lee Chong Wei and Kento Momota as he climbed up to World No. 2 in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings that was released on Thursday.An overwhelming welcome home support by his fans, following Lin Dan's sixth All England title victory last Sunday. (photo: AFP)

    An overwhelming welcome home support by his fans, following Lin Dan's sixth All England title victory last Sunday. (photo: AFP)

  • Carsten Mogensen not ruling out possible Rio Olympics return

    Copenhagen: It's been one month since Denmark’s top men's doubles player Carsten collapsed in Kazan on Feb 18 Championships due to rupture of brain aortic aneurysm while participating at 2016 European Men's & Women's Team championships.Badminton fans around the world will continue praying for Carsten Mogensen's good health and speedy recovery. (photo: AFP)

    Badminton fans around the world will continue praying for Carsten Mogensen's good health and speedy recovery. (photo: AFP)

  • Mathias Boe & Mathias Christiansen to team up at 2016 European Championships

    Copenhagen: While his partner Carsten Mogensen is still recovering from a ruptured brain aortic aneurysm, World No. 3 men's doubles player Mathias Boe has been practicing with his new partner, Mathias Christiansen to get ready for the 2016 European Championships is just about a month away.Wish Mathias Boe all the best at the 2016 European Championships.

    Wish Mathias Boe all the best at the 2016 European Championships.

  • Carsten Mogensen arrives safely in Copenhagen, Denmark

    Copenhagen: Danish World No. 3 men's doubles player Carsten Mogensen who underwent brain surgery in Kazan, Russia after suffering a brain aneurysm rupture two weeks ago, has flown back to Denmark on Thursday.Denmark's Mathias Boe (R) and Carsten Mogensen celebrate after their victory over Chung Jae Sung and Lee Yong Dae of South Korea in the semi-final men's doubles badminton match at the London 2012 Olympic Games in London on August 4, 2012. Denmark won the match 17-21, 21-18, 22-20.

    Denmark's Mathias Boe (R) and Carsten Mogensen celebrate after their victory over Chung Jae Sung and Lee Yong Dae of South Korea in the semi-final men's doubles badminton match at the London 2012 Olympic Games in London on August 4, 2012. Denmark won the match 17-21, 21-18, 22-20.

  • Carsten Mogensen shows steady recovery after brain surgery

    Kazan: Denmark's World No. 3 men's doubles player Carsten Mogensen is on the road to recovery after a twelve-day hospital stay, though he is yet to return to full health.Carsten Mogensen and Mie Sknov are such a lovely couple! Hope they can get through this difficult time asap! (photo: AFP)

    Carsten Mogensen and Mie Sknov are such a lovely couple! Hope they can get through this difficult time asap! (photo: AFP)

  • Mathias Boe chooses Cai Yun as temporary partner

    Copenhagen: While his men's doubles partner Carsten Mogensen is still recovering from his brain surgery after suffering a life-threatening ruptured aortic aneurysms in his brain last week, the World No. 3 men's doubles shuttler Mathias Boe has formed a temporary partnership with 2012 London Olympics men's doubles champion Cai Yun of China.Denmark's Mathias Boe and Carsten Mogensen, (L) China's Cai Yun and Fu Haifeng (C) and South Korea's Chung Jae Sung and Lee Yong Dae (R) pose for pictures with their medals following the Men's Doubles badminton medal matches at the London 2012 Olympic Games in London, on August 5, 2012.

    Denmark's Mathias Boe and Carsten Mogensen, (L) China's Cai Yun and Fu Haifeng (C) and South Korea's Chung Jae Sung and Lee Yong Dae (R) pose for pictures with their medals following the Men's Doubles badminton medal matches at the London 2012 Olympic Games in London, on August 5, 2012.

  • Carsten Mogensen may return to Denmark next week

    Kazan: Denmark's World No. 3 men's doubles player Carsten Mogensen who is recovering from a life-threatening illnesses where he underwent brain surgery to treat the rupture of an aortic aneurysm in his brain last week in Kazan, may be able to travel back to Denmark next week.As long as Carsten Mogensen (L) is healthy, that is all that matters; and we want to see him and Mathias Boe (R) show us their "Gangnam Style" again.

    As long as Carsten Mogensen (L) is healthy, that is all that matters; and we want to see him and Mathias Boe (R) show us their "Gangnam Style" again.

  • Mathias Boe is determined to succeed with or without Carsten Mogensen

    Copenhagen: It's hard to hold back Mathias Boe when it comes to badminton.

    After witnessing a near death experience through his men's doubles partner Carsten Mogensen, who have had brain surgery to treat the rupture of an aortic aneurysm in his brain last week, Mathias Boe who originally hoping for a strong showing in the 2016 Rio Olympics with Carsten Mogensen, was abruptly forced to reset his career goals after that unfortunate incident.Mathias Boe (L) and Carsten Mogensen (R) are the most successful men's doubles pairing from Denmark in the last 10 years.

    Mathias Boe (L) and Carsten Mogensen (R) are the most successful men's doubles pairing from Denmark in the last 10 years.

  • Carsten Mogensen remains in Russian hospital

    Kazan: It's been six days since World No. 3 men's doubles player Carsten Mogensen was rushed to a hospital in Kazan, Russia for the treatment of ruptured aortic aneurysms in his brain. Although he is making positive progress in his recovery, he has not yet been discharged from the hospital.Carsten Mogensen signs autographs for fans.

    Carsten Mogensen signs autographs for fans.

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