• Saina Nehwal exit, Chen Long, Lin Dan advance to Asia Championships semis

    Wuhan: The Indian challenge at the $200,000 Badminton Asia Championships came to an end following the women's singles quarter-final losses of Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu on Friday.Lin Dan returns a shot at the Badminton Asia Championships

    Lin Dan returns a shot at the Badminton Asia Championships

  • Lin Dan, Chen Long in quarters Of Badminton Asia Championships

    Wuhan: Lin Dan and Chen Long both eased into the quarter-finals of the 2015 Dong Feng Citroen Badminton Asia Championships with straight-set victories on Thursday.Chen Long could meet Lin Dan in the final of Badminton Asia Championships

    Chen Long could meet Lin Dan in the final of Badminton Asia Championships


  • Tough task for Lin Dan at Badminton Asia Championships

    Wuhan: Men's singles defending champion Lin Dan has a tough task at the 2015 Dong Feng Citroen Badminton Asia Championships 2015 that started on Tuesday.Lin Dan surrounded by his fans at the Badminton Asia Championships at Wuhan, China

    Lin Dan surrounded by his fans at the Badminton Asia Championships at Wuhan, China

  • 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!

  • Chen Long, Jan Jorgensen exit Singapore Open

    Singapore: Wow, Wow, Wow, all seeded players in the men's singles category were knocked out from the Singapore Open on Thursday in a day that full of upsets.World no. 1 Chen Long crashes out of Singapore Open

    World no. 1 Chen Long crashes out of Singapore Open

  • Singapore Open: Saina Nehwal pulls out, Simon Santoso to defend title

    Singapore: Olympic bronze-medalist Saina Nehwal has withdrawn from USD 300,000 Singapore Open Super Series badminton tournament to recharge her batteries after competing at the highest level for the last few weeks.Simon Santoso at the OUE Singapore Open 2015 news conference (Photo: CROWD PR)

    Simon Santoso at the OUE Singapore Open 2015 news conference (Photo: CROWD PR)

  • Chen Long defeats Lin Dan to capture Malaysia Open title

    Kuala Lumpur: Reigning World champion Chen Long of China overcame compatriot and five-time World champion Lin Dan 20-22, 21-13, 21-11 in an hour and 18 minutes to secure the Malaysia Open Superseries men's singles title at the Putra Stadium in Bukit Jalil on Sunday.

    The 31-year-old Lin Dan was defeated by Malaysia's badminton superstar Datuk Lee Chong Wei in the Malaysia Open in 2012, and failed to capture the title again in the absence of Lee.Chen Long and Lin Dan (left) play a great men's singles final match at Malaysia Open on Sunday

    Chen Long and Lin Dan (left) play a great men's singles final match at Malaysia Open on Sunday

  • Lin Dan to clash with Chen Long at Malaysia Open final

    Kuala Lumpur: Two time Olympic gold medalist Lin Dan will square off compatriot world no. 1 Chen Long in the men's singles final of the Malaysian Open on Sunday after both Chinese shuttlers battled past their opponents at the semi-finals on Saturday.Lin Dan to clash with Chen Long in Malaysia Open final

    Lin Dan to clash with Chen Long in Malaysia Open final

  • Chen Long, Lin Dan, Saina Nehwal, Carolina Marin reach Malaysia Open semis

    Kuala Lumpur: World number one Chen Long cruised again on Friday while his legendary compatriot Lin Dan survived a scare, but the Chinese shuttlers stayed on a collision course for the final of the Malaysia Open.Lin Dan and Chen Long are on course for Malaysia Open final collision

    Lin Dan and Chen Long are on course for Malaysia Open final collision

  • Malaysia Open: Chen Long, Lin Dan storm into the quarters

    Kuala Lumpur: World number one Chen Long continued his dominant form on Thursday to breeze into the quarterfinals of the Malaysia Open, joining his superstar Chinese compatriot Lin Dan.Chen Long of China in action at the Badminton Malaysian Open (photo: EPA)

    Chen Long of China in action at the Badminton Malaysian Open (photo: EPA)

  • Malaysia Open: Chen Long, Lin Dan, Saina Nehwal through to 2nd round

    Kuala Lumpur: World champion Chen Long of China was on top form as he stormed into the second round of the Malaysia Open after an easy win over Japan's Takuma Ueda on Wednesday.Without Lee Chong Wei, Lin Dan has a high chance of winning this year's Malaysia Open.(photo: Lin Dan's weibo)

    Without Lee Chong Wei, Lin Dan has a high chance of winning this year's Malaysia Open.(photo: Lin Dan's weibo)

  • Chen Long hopes to emulate Lin Dan

    Birmingham: World number one Chen Long hopes to emulate his legendary compatriot Lin Dan after regaining an All England Open men's singles title which some doubted he could capture a second time.Chen Long looks to spoil the fun for Lin Dan and Lee Chong Wei in badminton

    Chen Long looks to spoil the fun for Lin Dan and Lee Chong Wei in badminton

  • Chen Long beat Jan Jorgensen to win 2015 All England

    Birmingham: World champion Chen Long of who beat two-time Olympic champion Lin Dan in Saturday's semifinals, fought back from one game down to beat Denmark's Jan Jorgensen for the men's singles title at the 2015 All England badminton championships on Sunday.Congratulations to Chen Long!

    Congratulations to Chen Long!

  • All England: Chen Long beats Lin Dan in semis

    England: Reigning men's singles world champion Chen Long of China sensationally beat compatriot the two-time Olympic gold medalist and five-time All-England champion Lin Dan for the first time in his career on Saturday to earn a spot in the All England final.Chen Long (blue shirt) waves at the crowd after he won his All England semi-final match against Lin Dan

    Chen Long (blue shirt) waves at the crowd after he won his All England semi-final match against Lin Dan

  • All England: Lin Dan to play Chen Long in semis

    Birmingham: 2-time Olympics gold medalist Lin Dan of China shrugged off a defiant Kento Momota of Japan 21-18, 21-19 on Friday to advance to the semi-finals at the 2015 All England.Lin Dan shakes hand with Kento Momota after the match

    Lin Dan shakes hand with Kento Momota after the match

  • 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)

  • All England 2015: Chen Long avoids shock exit in 1st round

    By Rod Gilmour

    England: World champion Chen Long avoided a potential first-round exit at the All-England Championships on Wednesday and blamed an uncomfortable pillow for a sluggish start to his campaign.Chen Long is the 1st seed at 2015 All England

    Chen Long is the 1st seed at 2015 All England

    Chen, the world number one and top seed, woke up with a muscle spasm in his neck, putting the issue down to a soft hotel pillow.

  • No Lin Dan-Lee Chong Wei rivalry at the 2015 Malaysian Open

    Kuala Lumpur: To date, Lin Dan has completed two rounds of career grand slams, winning two Olympic gold medals, two Asian Games men's singles gold medals, five world championships, five All England titles and men’s singles champion in many Superseries tournaments. Lin Dan-Lee Chong Wei (left) rivalry is one of greatest ever in badminton. Hope to see them play against each other soon.

    Lin Dan-Lee Chong Wei (left) rivalry is one of greatest ever in badminton. Hope to see them play against each other soon.


  • Chinese New Year greetings from the China national badminton team

    Lingshui: The Chinese New Year is China's most celebrated holiday. As 2015 is the year of goat, decorations of shiny goats and fluffy sheep are commonly seen on every street, building and house in China, and in countries that have large ethic Chinese population such as Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, and etc.Zhang Nan, Cai Yun, Li Xuerui, Li Yongbo, Wang Shixian, Chen Long (from left) wish everybody a Happy Chinese New Year!

    Zhang Nan, Cai Yun, Li Xuerui, Li Yongbo, Wang Shixian, Chen Long (from left) wish everybody a Happy Chinese New Year!

  • A tumultuous year for Chinese men's badminton team

    Kuala Lumpur: 2014 has been an up-and-down year for the Chinese badminton team. While it's women's team have shown considerably less formidable than it used to towards the end of the year, the women's team still a relatively strong and stable team compare to the men's team.Asian Games 2014: China lost to South Korea 2-3 in men's badminton team final

    Asian Games 2014: China lost to South Korea 2-3 in men's badminton team final

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