6:06 pm July 5, 2014 | No Comment
The Badminton World Federation’s effort to promote the sport continues as shuttlers head to Dubai to attend the launch of a grassroots initiative marking Dubai’s four-year partnership with the international badminton body, titled “Shuttle Time Dubai.”
5:34 pm June 24, 2014 | No Comment
The Badminton World Federation has announced it plans to test a five-game scoring system — to 11 points with no setting — in the coming months. As was agreed during the BWF’s federal council meeting in May, tournament hosts will conduct a trial run using this scoring option, starting from August. While no firm decision […]
1:20 pm June 24, 2014 | No Comment
After multiple postponements, the Badminton World Federation applied its new review system for the first time in Indonesia at the BCA Indonesia Open Supersieries. Though it had previously been tested at last year’s event, Hong Kong shuttler Hu Yun became one of the shuttlers to request assistance from the camera-based system when he challenged a […]
8:50 pm June 22, 2014 | No Comment
Indonesian pair Mohammad Ahsan and Hendra Setiawan fell short in their quest for redemption after losing to South Korea’s Lee Yong-dae and Yoo Yeon-seong, 21-15, 21-17, in the men’s double final of the BCA Indonesia Open Superseries Premier at Jakarta’s Gelora Bung Karno Istora on Sunday. It’s a second straight loss for Ahsan and Hendra […]
8:07 pm June 22, 2014 | No Comment
Organizers of the BCA Indonesia Open Superseries Premier were serious when they pledged to introduce the country’s cultures to foreign participants of the $750,000 tournament. After presenting an off-court event where athletes and officials enjoyed a demonstration of the making of wayang golek (traditional Indonesian puppets) in a welcome dinner, organizers brought a little bit […]
9:16 pm June 20, 2014 | No Comment
Indonesian badminton players and administrators are determined to honor its pledge to promote the sport internationally despite a tight competition schedule. After signing an agreement with Nigeria to help develop players in the African country as part of the Badminton World Federation’s Adoption Program, the Indonesian Badminton Association (PBSI) signed an exchange program agreement with […]
9:06 pm June 20, 2014 | No Comment
Reigning world champions Mohammad Ahsan and Hendra Setiawan inched closer to their second title of the year, advancing into the semifinals of the Indonesia Open 2014 Superseries Premier at Gelora Bung Karno Istora in Jakarta on Friday. In a later match, second seed mixed pair Tontowi Ahmad and Liliyana Natsir also advanced into the semifinals, […]
10:12 pm June 18, 2014 | No Comment
Indonesian prodigy Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo continues to surprise in the BCA Indonesia Open Superseries Premier at Jakarta’s Istora Gelora Bung Karno. After making it into the main draw, Kevin and partner Greysia Polii delivered a huge upset by defeating top-seeded Chinese pair Zhang Nan and Zhao Yunlei, 15-21, 21-18, 23-21 in the first round of […]
8:16 pm June 17, 2014 | No Comment
Top men’s doubles pair Mohammad Ahsan and Hendra Setiawan are seeking to redeem themselves in the BCA Indonesia Open 2014 after failing to defend their title at last week’s Japan Open Superseries. The reigning world champions are still reeling from the disappointment of losing to South Korea’s Lee Yong-dae and Yoo Yeon-seong in the Japan […]
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