India Open Superseries: Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu enter quarters; Lin Dan, Lee Chong Wei ousted

India Open Superseries: Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu enter quarters; Lin Dan, Lee Chong Wei ousted

Highlight of the day was the stunning losses of Lee Chong Wei and Lin Dan, considered to be the biggest contenders for the Rio Games gold medal.

Chinese legend Lin Dan captures 6th All England badminton title

Chinese legend Lin Dan captures 6th All England badminton title

The sixth championship by badminton's greatest player came 12 years after his first, and four years after his last, when he went into semi-retirement for two years.

Lin Dan`s revenge takes him into All-England semi-finals

Lin Dan`s revenge takes him into All-England semi-finals

Olympic champion Lin Dan scored a notable revenge over Jan Jorgensen, the third-seeded Dane, to reach the semi-finals of the All-England Open championships with an ominously brilliant 10-21, 21-9, 21-15 win

Carolina Marin, Lin Dan snub Premier Badminton League

Carolina Marin, Lin Dan snub Premier Badminton League

As number of big tournaments lined-up in the Olympic year Marin, Dan decided to snub PBL.

Chen Long aims to crown his most successful year

Chen Long aims to crown his most successful year

Chen may be mindful of the threat from Japan`s Kento Momota.

Chinese great Lin Dan withdraws from World Superseries Finals

Chinese great Lin Dan withdraws from World Superseries Finals

Five-time world champion has withdrawn from the Dubai event due to injury.

Badminton legend Lin Dan outlines sharper focus for Rio 2016

Badminton legend Lin Dan outlines sharper focus for Rio 2016

The five-time world champion was eliminated from the Hong Kong Open, China Open and French Open in the lead up to the tournament here.

Lin Dan surprised by Rio Olympics badminton venue

Lin Dan surprised by Rio Olympics badminton venue

Located at a pavilion of an exhibition centre near the Olympic park, the venue currently only has a temporary stand of five layers, the seating capacity of which is no more than 500.

Lin Dan heads for Rio 2016 badminton test event

Lin Dan heads for Rio 2016 badminton test event

Lin will be aiming for a hat-trick of Olympic gold medals next year having triumphed in Beijing in 2008 and London four years later.

Lin Dan headlines Rio 2016 badminton test event

Lin Dan headlines Rio 2016 badminton test event

The 32-year-old has been confirmed for the tournament at the Riocentro venue from November 24 to 29.

French Open Super Series: H S Prannoy shocks Lin Dan; Saina Nehwal, Parupalli Kashyap reach 2nd round

French Open Super Series: H S Prannoy shocks Lin Dan; Saina Nehwal, Parupalli Kashyap reach 2nd round

H S Prannoy stunned reigning Olympic champion Lin Dan while Saina Nehwal and Parupalli Kashyap also reached 2nd round of French Open Super Series on Wednesday.

Lin Dan out of Denmark Open

Lin Dan out of Denmark Open

Twice Olympic champion Lin Dan was beaten in the Yonex Denmark Open badminton quarter-finals in Denmark's Odense city.

Reaching Korea Open final was a big moment: Ajay Jayaram

Reaching Korea Open final was a big moment: Ajay Jayaram

More than a year after recovering from a shoulder injury, Ajay Jayaram earned a final appearance at the Korea Open last week and the Indian shuttler said it was a big moment for him after enduring a challenging seven-month layoff.

Bringing `sexy` back for Chinese badminton fans

Bringing `sexy` back for Chinese badminton fans

Badminton`s bid to make women players wear skirts may have been ill-advised, but the sport is again seeking a "sexy" new image to bring in fans and revenue.

Lin Dan wins Japan Open men`s singles crown

Lin Dan wins Japan Open men`s singles crown

Chinese badminton legend Lin Dan won the men`s singles title at the Japan Open final on Sunday with a victory over Viktor Axelsen of Denmark. 

Local girls Akane Yamaguchi, Nozomi Okuhara in Japan Open final

Local girls Akane Yamaguchi, Nozomi Okuhara in Japan Open final

Local star Akane Yamaguchi beat former world number one Wang Shixian of China in the Japan Open Saturday, setting the stage for an all-Japan women`s singles final on Sunday.

BWF secretary Thomas Lund hails Saina Nehwal, says Indian is working hard to maximise her brand

BWF secretary Thomas Lund hails Saina Nehwal, says Indian is working hard to maximise her brand

Badminton World Federation (BWF) on Tuesday hailed World No.1 Saina Nehwal's recent multi-million dollar management contract as another sign of badminton's continued rise to prominence in sport's global commercial industry.

Jan O Jorgensen  to face Lee Chong Wei after Lin Dan upset at World Badminton Championship

Jan O Jorgensen to face Lee Chong Wei after Lin Dan upset at World Badminton Championship

Jan O. Jorgensen shattered Lin Dan`s dreams of a sixth world crown on Friday, defeating the Chinese badminton legend and booking a semi-final showdown against Malaysian superstar Lee Chong Wei in Jakarta.

Lee Chong Wei, Lin Dan rivalry flares up at Jakarta

Lee Chong Wei, Lin Dan rivalry flares up at Jakarta

The old rivalry between superstars Lee Chong Wei and Lin Dan roared back into life at the world championships on Tuesday, with both players inviting the prospect of a semi-final showdown in Jakarta.

Lin Dan cruises as sixth world title quest begins

Lin Dan cruises as sixth world title quest begins

Chinese superstar Lin Dan began his campaign for a sixth badminton world crown on Tuesday with a routine victory over American Sattawat Pongnairat in Jakarta.