8:32 am October 23, 2014 | No Comment
Kuala Lumpur. Malaysians expressed shock and disbelief on Wednesday after reports claimed their national icon and badminton world number one Lee Chong Wei had failed a drugs test. “Still hope this is not true … Whatever the outcome, we [are] still with you!” one user posted on Twitter. “Oh no, say it isn’t so!” another […]
4:52 pm October 15, 2014 | No Comment
Badminton's governing body has asked police to investigate claims by the world number nine and another Danish player that they were approached to throw matches.
10:34 am October 15, 2014 | No Comment
Indonesia’s top badminton players have set their sights on winning this week’s Denmark Open Superseries Premier tournament, fired up by a successful Asian Games earlier this month. The Indonesia Badminton Association, or PBSI, has sent Hendra Setiawan and Mohammad Ahsan, the Asian Games gold medalists in the men’s doubles, to Copenhagen for the ninth Superseries […]
10:29 am October 15, 2014 | No Comment
The Pembangunan Jaya Cup returns for its fourth edition today in its search for the country’s badminton future stars as the organizers announced on Tuesday. Eight clubs will field under-19 mixed doubles pairs in the tournament at Gelora Bung Karno Badminton Hall in Central Jakarta to compete for total of Rp 425 million ($35,000) purse […]
4:30 pm October 14, 2014 | No Comment
Police are investigating allegations of attempted match-fixing in badminton after two leading Danish professionals alerted the authorities.
10:18 am October 7, 2014 | No Comment
With competition getting tougher, the Indonesia Badminton Association, or PBSI, has to adjust its planning in order to boost shuttlers’ future performance. Initially, the PBSI planned to reshuffle the men’s doubles pairs by pairing junior Angga Pratama with Mohammad Ahsan and teaming Rian Agung with Hendra Setiawan for the French Superseries later this month, but […]
5:07 pm October 2, 2014 | No Comment
Greysia Polii and Nitya Krishinda Maheswari say their gold medal-winning partnership at the women’s doubles badminton competition at the Asian Games  is just the start of something great. “We’re very happy with our achievement in the Asian Games,” Greysia said upon her arrival at Soekarno-Hatta International Airport outside Jakarta late on Tuesday. “But this is […]
7:57 pm September 29, 2014 | No Comment
Badminton king Lin Dan saw off world champion Chen Long in an epic Asian Games final on Monday as he successfully defended his title and showed he can still dominate the sport at 30.
8:39 pm September 28, 2014 | No Comment
Hendra Setiawan and Mohammad Ahsan achieved a coveted badminton victory at the 2014 Asian Games by winning the men’s doubles final on Sunday. In the final, they defeated their old nemesis, Lee Yong-dae and Yoo Yeon-seong, of South Korea, 21-16, 16-21, 21-17, to give Indonesia its second gold medal of the 2014 Asian Games.
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