5:44 pm March 12, 2014 | No Comment
A top Indonesian badminton official has expressed hope that wins by the country’s men’s and mixed doubles teams at the All-England tournament over the weekend will inspire greater confidence in the rest of the squad. Rexy Mainaky, the head of athlete development at the Indonesian Badminton Association (PBSI), said on Wednesday that the victories of more »
5:10 pm March 12, 2014 | No Comment
Birmingham. World badminton chief Poul-Erik Hoyer has warned that European players need to find urgent solutions after their disastrous performance at the All-England Open if they want to avoid a permanent power shift to Asia. Hoyer won two All-England men’s singles titles and an Olympic gold medal for Denmark during the 1990′s, but last week’s more »
3:03 pm March 11, 2014 | No Comment
Indian Wells, USA. Defending champions Rafael Nadal and Maria Sharapova suffered shock third-round exits Monday at the Indian Wells ATP Masters and WTA hardcourt tournament. Ukraine’s 31st-ranked Alexandr Dolgopolov ended world number one Nadal’s run of eight straight trips to the semi-finals or better at Indian Wells with 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 (7/5) triumph. Dolgopolov notched more »
12:01 pm March 7, 2014 | No Comment
Tasked with improving their world ranking, Indonesia’s top shuttlers were instead sent home early from the Yonex All-England Superseries at Birmingham’s National Indoor Arena.
1:42 pm March 6, 2014 | No Comment
London. It was a near perfect day for Malaysia’s world number one Lee Chong Wei at the All England badminton championships on Wednesday as he cruised through the first round while his main rivals struggled. Lee, a silver medallist at the 2008 and 2012 Olympic Games, played within himself to dispose of Thailand’s Tanongsak Saensomboonsuk more »
10:37 am March 4, 2014 | No Comment
Lee Chong Wei's millions of supporters will be hoping that his bid to regain the All-England Open title here this week is not his last attempt at the world's oldest badminton tournament, which begins again at Britain's National Indoor Arena here on Wednesday.
10:54 am February 28, 2014 | No Comment
After taking top honors for two consecutive years at the All England, Indonesian mixed doubles pair Tontowi Ahmad and Liliyana Natsir are ready to defend their title and vie for a third in badminton’s oldest tournament, slated for March 4 to 9, at the National Indoor Arena in Birmingham.
8:57 am February 25, 2014 | No Comment
Indonesia’s young shuttlers are under fire after their poor showing at the Asian Junior Championships in Taipei last week.