• 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.

  • Goh V Shem/Tan Wee Kiong exit, Koo Kien Keat/Tan Boon Heong advance to Swiss quarters

    Basel: Malaysia's Koo Kien Keat/Tan Boon Heong marched into the quarter-finals of the 2016 Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold Badminton Tournament on Thursday after they smashed down Puavaranukroh Dechapol/Kedren Kittinupong of Thailand in straight sets of 21-10, 21-16 in 28 minutes to secure a quarter-final match up against Marcus Ellis/Chris Langridge of England on Friday at St Jakobshalle Arena in Basel, Switzerland.Goh V Shem/Tan Wee Kiong were defeated by Mathias Christiansen/David Daugaard in the second round of 2016 Swiss Open. (photo: Uwe Zinke)

    Goh V Shem/Tan Wee Kiong were defeated by Mathias Christiansen/David Daugaard in the second round of 2016 Swiss Open. (photo: Uwe Zinke)

  • Koo Kien Keat & Tan Boon Heong expected to make jumps in BWF rankings

    Kuala Lumpur: After they knocked off second seeds Marcus Ellis/Chris Langridge of England en route to winning the ┬┤White Nights 2015┬┤ International Challenge men's doubles title on Sunday, Koo Kien Keat and Tan Boon Heong a.k.a the diamond pair from Malaysia are expected to move up 20 positions to hit approximately No.70 in this week's Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings.Koo Kien Keat (left) and Tan Boon Heong continue to shine in men's doubles badminton.

    Koo Kien Keat (left) and Tan Boon Heong continue to shine in men's doubles badminton.

  • Chris Langridge of UK hopes for breakthrough at Glasgow 2014

    London: Chris Langridge says winning a medal at the Commonwealth Games in the face of fierce opposition would be a great achievement.Wish Chris Langridge good luck at the Commonwealth Games

    Wish Chris Langridge good luck at the Commonwealth Games


    The 29-year-old from Leatherhead will represent England in the team event, men's doubles and mixed doubles.
    "Badminton almost has it tougher than some other sports as we have Malaysia, Singapore and India who are very good nations," he said.

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