Lin Dan earns meeting with world champ Chen Long
Lin Dan earns meeting with world champ Chen Long

Olympic champion Lin Dan earned his most significant world tour showdown in two-and-a-half years with a third successive straight games victory to ensure a meeting with world champion Chen Long in the semi-finals of the All-England Open.

Danish badminton players allege match-fixing offer
Danish badminton players allege match-fixing offer

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.

We can beat Korea in Asiad: R M V Gurusaidutt
We can beat Korea in Asiad: R M V Gurusaidutt

Commonwealth Games bronze medallist R M V Gurusaidutt is desperate to avenge India's Thomas Cup loss to Korea when they open their campaign against the hosts in badminton team event in the upcoming Asian Games in Incheon, Korea.

I can win gold at Commonwealth Games: Parupalli Kashyap

Ace shuttler Parupalli Kashyap, who finished with a bronze at the Delhi Commonwealth Games four years ago, says he is targeting a gold medal in the men`s singles and hopes lady luck will be on his side during the Glasgow edition.

Srikanth slips to 23, Kashyap back in top-20 chart

Young Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth slipped down the ladder, losing 10 positions to be placed at 23rd spot in the latest Badminton World Federation rankings released in Kuala Lumpur on Thursday.

BWF president pleased with growth of Indian badminton

Badminton World Federation (BWF) president Poul-Erik Hoyer Wednesday said he was pleased with the growth of the sport in India and congratulated the Indian team for clinching a bronze at the recently concluded Uber Cup.

Japan down Malaysia to claim maiden Thomas Cup title

Takuma Ueda prevailed in a thrilling decider as Japan claimed their maiden Thomas Cup title by edging out five-times champions Malaysia 3-2 in a pulsating final of the men`s team event on Sunday.

Lee Chong Wei, Li Xuerui capture annual BWF awards

World No.1 men`s singles player, Lee Chong Wei won the Badminton World Federation`s (BWF) 2013 Male Player of the Year award. He has also won the award in 2009, 2010 and 2011.

China leads the way to Thomas, Uber Cup semis

Badminton powerhouse China led a parade of top nations into the semi-finals of the men`s Thomas Cup and the women`s Uber Cup team championships in New Delhi on Thursday.

`Super Dan` leaves rivals awestruck at Thomas Cup

Unmatched genius and an enigmatic personality to the core, Chinese superstar Lin Dan has taken the international badminton by storm despite coming back after a year`s break leaving his rival shuttlers here at the Thomas Cup in awe of the maverick who goes by the nickname `Super Dan`.

India to play Indonesia in Uber Cup quarterfinal

The Saina Nehwal led Indian women’s team will take on Indonesia in the quarterfinals of the Uber Cup after the draws were announced by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) late here Wednesday.

There was too much pressure on our singles players: Kashyap

With little to cheer about their performance in the Thomas Cup, where India failed to make the quarters, captain Parupalli Kashyap said that his team always had its back against the wall as there was too much pressure on the singles players to pull off three out of three matches.

India salvage pride with 3-2 win over Germany in Thomas Cup

The Indian men`s team today salvaged some pride with a thrilling 3-2 victory over Germany in their inconsequential Group C tie to end its campaign at the Thomas Cup badminton tournament on a positive note at the Siri Fort Sports Complex here.

France make quarter-finals in Thomas Cup debut

France made a memorable Thomas Cup debut by joining favourites China in the quarter-finals from group D with a 3-2 win over Russia in New Delhi on Tuesday.

Badminton World Federation to review scoring system

A new era beckons for badminton as the sport`s world governing body asked for suggestions on a possible new scoring system. A discussion about alternative options to the current scoring system will be held at the Badminton World Federation`s annual Member’s Forum in New Delhi on Friday.

Srikanth`s singles defeat rankles captain Kashyap

Their quarter-finals hopes dashed following a 2-3 defeat against Korea, captain Parupalli Kashyap rued Kidambi Srikanth`s defeat in the first singles that led to India`s ouster from the tournament, here today.

India men lose 2-3 to Korea in Thomas cup

India`s campaign at the Thomas Cup badminton tournament came to a premature end, following 2-3 defeat of the men`s team against Korea at the Siri Fort Sports complex here today.

India lose opening Thomas Cup tie to Malaysia

India lost the first three matches to hand their opening Thomas Cup badminton tie against Malaysia 0-3 at the Siri Fort Sports Complex here Sunday.

We hope to win a medal in Thomas Cup: Jorgensen

Denmark will be without the services of retired great Peter Gade and injured doubles specialist Mathias Boe but star shuttler Jan Jorgensen is confident that his team has enough firepower to win a medal at the Thomas Cup which gets underway at the Siri Fort Complex here on Sunday.

Chinese coach says India will take time to catch up with China

China`s badminton coach Li Yongbo today said although India have a couple of good shuttlers in Saina Nehwal and P V Sindhu, but overall they still have a long way to go before they can match up to their Chinese counterparts.