10:42 am September 15, 2014 | No Comment
Badminton’s Lee Chong Wei has made a habit of falling just short in major tournaments but he now has a chance to settle a score with old foe Lin Dan at the Asian Games.
1:11 pm September 4, 2014 | No Comment
Bagas Permana and Yustino Ariwibawa walked nervously to the main court while their opponents Rian Arianto and Jonatan Christie followed confidently as the pairs faced off in an exhibition match at the Taufik Hidayat Arena during the MILO Camp last week.
10:53 am August 31, 2014 | No Comment
Lee Chong Wei ended Denmark's hopes of having a representative in the World Badminton Championships final on home soil by mercilessly dispatching local favorite Viktor Axelsen 21-9 21-7 on Saturday.
7:53 pm August 24, 2014 | No Comment
Icuk Sugiarto came to Copenhagen in 1983 to continue Indonesia’s badminton glory on the world stage, a task he achieved with flying colors by defeating fellow national shuttler and six-time All England champion Liem Swie King to secure the World Championship title. Icuk’s victory marked the peak of the golden era of Indonesian men’s singles […]
10:32 pm August 19, 2014 | No Comment
Indonesia’s title hopes at the badminton world championships in Copenhagen suffered a one-two blow on Tuesday with injury and illness forcing two top shuttlers out of the tournament that begins next Monday. Mohammad Ahsan, who with partner Hendra Setiawan won the men’s doubles title at last year’s championships, suffered a recurring lower back pain and […]
6:07 pm August 15, 2014 | No Comment
While Indonesia’s senior shuttlers carry the national flag at the World Championships in Copenhagen, the juniors will be busy in an international tournament at the Sudirman Sports Hall in Surabaya, East Java, at the same time. The tournament scheduled for Aug. 26-31 will see national and international junior players competing for titles and a total […]
5:31 pm August 14, 2014 | No Comment
Indonesian men’s singles shuttler Tommy Sugiarto will not fight alone in this year’s World Championships after fellow countryman Simon Santoso finally made his late entry, the Badminton World Federation announced earlier this week. Simon, who is world number eight, came out of the reserved players list to compete in the BWF World Championship, replacing China’s […]
5:22 pm August 14, 2014 | No Comment
Indonesia faces a tough draw in the men’s double event at the 2014 Badminton World Federation World Championship, which will take place in Copenhagen from Aug. 25-31. Four men’s double pairs who qualified for the event are likely to clash with their teammates in the early rounds, which would be a huge setback in Indonesia’s […]
1:14 pm August 11, 2014 | No Comment
Indonesia will send 23 shuttlers to this year’s World Championships in Denmark after an official announcement by the Badminton World Federation over the weekend that they had qualified for the event. However, Tommy Sugiarto is the only Indonesian men’s singles player to qualify for the world meet, scheduled for Aug. 25-31 in Copenhagen, after former […]