• Bellaetrix Manuputty withdraws from Indonesian SEA Games squad

    Jakarta: Indonesian women's singles shuttler Bellaetrix Manuputty has pulled out ahead of the 28th Southeast Asian Games that will be hosted by Singapore due to a knee injury. Bellaetrix was forced to retire from the match against Li Xuerui of China at last week's Sudirman Cup semi-finals when the world No. 51 injured her left knee from improper landing after a jump against her Chinese opponent.Bellaetrix Manuputty injured her left knee at last week's Sudirman Cup

    Bellaetrix Manuputty injured her left knee at last week's Sudirman Cup

  • China rout Japan 3-0 in final to win 10th Sudirman Cup

    Dongguan: The stadium rumbled! China made the Sudirman Cup final looked easy when they finished off a dominant 3-0 run against Japan, wrapped up the 8 days event by clinching their sixth consecutive Sudirman Cup title on Sunday. This was also the 10th Sudirman Cup won by China over the tournament's 27 year history.China win their 10th Sudirman Cup over the tournament's 27 year history.

    China win their 10th Sudirman Cup over the tournament's 27 year history.

  • Lin Dan & Setiawan/Ahsan in Asia Championships final, Chen Long grants walkover

    Wuhan: No.2 seed Lin Dan was on course to defend the men's singles crown when he needed 49 minutes to defeat No.7 seed - last week's China Masters champion Wang Zhengming in straight sets 21-14, 21-17 in the semi-finals on Saturday to advance into the final of the Badminton Asia Championships.Lin Dan is on course to defend the Badminton Asia Championships title

    Lin Dan is on course to defend the Badminton Asia Championships title

  • Lin Dan, Chong Wei Feng march on at Badminton Asia Championships

    Wuhan: After a pretty quiet day one at Badminton Asia Championships yesterday, a larger crowd has attended the six-day event on Wednesday to show support for their home team and to watch Lin Dan made his first appearance in the tournament.

    The second seeded Lin Dan took only 19 minutes to dispatch U Ieong Iek of Macau 21-3, 21-6 to cruise to the third round. Lin Dan was once led by 15-0 in the first set anLin Dan seals an easy win at Badminton Asia Championships on Wednesday

    Lin Dan seals an easy win at Badminton Asia Championships on Wednesday

    d will take on Farzin Khanjani of Iran on Thursday.

  • Lee Chong Wei drops to 17th, Li Xuerui retakes No. 1 in BWF ranking

    Kuala Lumpur: In the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings released on Thursday, Lee Chong Wei has dropped to 17th spot, while reigning Olympic women's singles champion Li Xuerui has retaken the top spot from Saina Nehwal.Wish Lee Chong Wei best of luck at his hearing, we want Lee Chong Wei!

    Wish Lee Chong Wei best of luck at his hearing, we want Lee Chong Wei!

  • Carolina Marin outlasts Li Xuerui to win Malaysia Open crown

    Kuala Lumpur: World No. 2 women's singles player Carolina Marin of Spain won her maiden Malaysia Open title on Sunday. Marin got the better of China's Olympic champion Li Xuerui in the women's singles final 19-21, 21-19, 21-17 in an hour and 11 minutes.Carolina Marin recovers from a set down to win the Malaysia Open

    Carolina Marin recovers from a set down to win the Malaysia Open

  • Malaysia Open: Li Xuerui set final rematch with Carolina Marin

    Kuala Lumpur: World No. 3 Li Xuerui of China beat World No. 1 shuttler Saina Nehwal 13-21, 21-17, 22-20 in a 3-set thriller that lasted an hour and eight minutes at the $500,000 Malaysia Open Superseries Premier in Kuala Lumpur on Saturday.

    The Chinese felt huge relief after prevailed in the tightly contested semi-final.Looking forward to the Li Xuerui vs Carolina Marin match-up in Malaysia Open final

    Looking forward to the Li Xuerui vs Carolina Marin match-up in Malaysia Open final

  • All England: Li Xuerui loses, Lin Dan & Chen Long march on

    Birmingham: At 183 cm, and given the amount of versatility, speed and strength, Sun Yu (20) proved herself as the women's singles future for China when she nabbed the All England quarter-finals berth by defeating women's singles top seed Li Xuerui 21-13, 21-13 in just 35 minutes.Lin Dan talks to reporters after Thursday's match (photo: Reuters)

    Lin Dan talks to reporters after Thursday's match (photo: Reuters)

  • Chou Tien Chen beats Wang Zhengming to win French Open

    Paris: World number 13 Taiwanese Chou Tien-chen, won the French Open on Sunday by defeating Wang Zhengming of China 10-21, 25-23 and 21-19 after a 3-set men's singles final thriller at the Coubertin stadium.

    Wang Zhengming who held a 2-0 career meeting record against Chou Tien Chen prior to the final, got off to a good start to break Chou Tien Chen in the first game by taking a 7-2 lead, and continued his dominance to win the first set 21- 10 easily.Chou Tien Chen defeats Wang Zhengming to win French Open title

    Chou Tien Chen defeats Wang Zhengming to win French Open title

  • Chou Tien Chen vs Wang Zhengming in French Open men's final

    Paris: Chinese Taipei's unseeded Chou Tien Chen, who stunned Jan O Jorgensen in the opening round, continued his startling run in French Open to overcome fourth-seeded Tommy Sugiarto 14-21, 21-18, 21-19in the men's singles semi-final of French Open.Chou Tien Chen continues giant-killing run at French Open

    Chou Tien Chen continues giant-killing run at French Open

  • Chen Long, Li Xuerui win Denmark Open

    Odense: World No.2 badminton player Chen Long won the fourth gold medal for China at the men's singles final of Yonex Denmark Open on Sunday.

    Chen defeated Son Wan Ho of South Korea in two straight sets 21-17, 22-20.Chen Long (left) defended his BWF Denmark Open title by defeating Son Wan-ho in straight games

    Chen Long (left) defended his BWF Denmark Open title by defeating Son Wan-ho in straight games

  • Denmark Open: Li Xuerui, Chen Long advance to quarters

    Odense: Chinese pair Li Xuerui and Wang Shixian remained on a collision course for the BWF Denmark Open final, after second-round wins on Thursday.

    Li, top seed in the women's singles at the Badminton World Federation tournament in Odense, eased past Japan's Sayaka Takahashi 21-14 21-12 in 33 minutes.Li Xue Rui is going strong in Denmark Open

    Li Xue Rui is going strong in Denmark Open

  • Wang Yihan, Li Xuerui, Chen Long reach Denmark Open 2nd round

    Odense: Denmark Open women's singles defending champion Wang Yihan of China opened her 2014 campaign with a straight-games win over Bulgaria's Linda Zetchiri. She was too good for Zetchiri by winning 21-12 21-10.Wang Yihan is the two-time winner of the Denmark Open tournament in Odense

    Wang Yihan is the two-time winner of the Denmark Open tournament in Odense

  • Asian Games: Ahsan-Setiawan, Wang Yihan win gold

    Incheon: Men's doubles pair Mohammad Ahsan and Hendra Setiawan added to Indonesia's badminton gold medal haul on Sunday in the nation's best Asian Games for 16 years.Mohammad Ahsan-Hendra Setiawan win men's doubles at the Incheon Asian Games

    Mohammad Ahsan-Hendra Setiawan win men's doubles at the Incheon Asian Games

  • Asian Games Women's Team F: China defeat Korea 3-0

    Incheon: The Chinese team successfully defended the women's team title in the 2014 Incheon Asian Games on Sunday. Li Xuerui, Zhao Yunlei / Tian Qing and Wang Shixian of China, all had to overcome one set deficit to pull off comeback wins against their Korean rivals.China women's team wins its fifth consecutive Asian Games gold medal

    China women's team wins its fifth consecutive Asian Games gold medal

  • Lee,Li,and Lee seek redemption in Incheon Asian Games

    Kuala Lumpur: Do you know what Lee and Li have in common? Although they are spelled differently, they actually share the same meaning and refer to the same Chinese and Korean Hanja character - .Wish Lee Chong Wei, Li Xuerui and Lee Yong-dae good luck in Incheon

    Wish Lee Chong Wei, Li Xuerui and Lee Yong-dae good luck in Incheon

  • Carolina Marin, Chen Long win World titles

    Copenhagen (AFP) - Spain's Carolina Marin pulled off a monumental upset as she beat Chinese world number one Li Xuerui to win the women's singles title at the Badminton World Championships in Copenhagen on Sunday.Congratulations to Carolina Marin

    Congratulations to Carolina Marin

  • Li Xuerui vs Carolina Marin in women's singles final

    Copenhagen: On Saturday, top seed Li Xuerui of China ended the run of Japanese dynamo and 16th seed Minatsi Mitani to seal a return to the women’s singles final.Li Xuerui of China

    Li Xuerui of China

  • P.V. Sindhu reaches semis, Saina Nehwal crashes out

    Copenhagen: On Friday, P.V. Sindhu outlasted second seed Wang Shixian of China 19-21 21-19 21-15 with her gritty and gutsy performance to reach the women’s singles semifinals at the World Championships. Interestingly, Sindhu defeated the same opponent at 2013 World Championships to become the first Indian woman to win a medal at the prestigious tournament.P.V. Sindhu celebrates after her victory against Wang Shixian

    P.V. Sindhu celebrates after her victory against Wang Shixian

  • Saina Nehwal Breaks Chinese Super Series Monopoly

    Sydney: On Sunday, India's Saina Nehwal defeated Spain's Carolina Marin 21-18, 21-11 in 43 minutes to win the Australian Open. With the win, she became the first non-Chinese shuttler to win a women's singles Super Series title in 2014.

    Australian Open was the eighth Super Series tournament this year. The previous seven have all been taken by the top Chinese shuttlers.Saina Nehwal with the Australian Open Super Series Title in Sydney on Sunday

    Saina Nehwal with the Australian Open Super Series Title in Sydney on Sunday

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