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Five-time world champion has withdrawn from the Dubai event due to injury.

World No. 2 Saina Nehwal nominated for BWF Woman Player of the Year Award

World No. 2 Saina Nehwal nominated for BWF Woman Player of the Year Award

Saina became India's first world number one in women's singles and enjoyed a consistent run this season.

Chinese shuttler Yu Xiaohan suspended for alleged doping

The BWF has referred the matter to its Doping Hearing Panel and a date in late January 2016 has been set for the hearing.

Kidambi Srikanth back in world top 5, Saina Nehwal static at No. 2 in latest badminton ranking

Kidambi Srikanth back in world top 5, Saina Nehwal static at No. 2 in latest badminton ranking

The Guntur-born Srikanth hasn't been in form of late, having suffered early exits in recent tournaments.

Badminton sensation Saina Nehwal loses World No.1 spot

Badminton sensation Saina Nehwal loses World No.1 spot

Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal lost her World No.1 spot to reigning World Champion Carolina Marin as the Badminton World Federation (BWF) updated its rankings on Thursday.

Jwala Gutta-Ashwini Ponnappa pair drops to 12 in world badminton ranking

Jwala Gutta-Ashwini Ponnappa pair drops to 12 in world badminton ranking

Top Indian doubles shuttlers Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa dropped a spot to be ranked No.12 in the latest women's doubles rankings released by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) on Thursday.

After good show at Korea Open, Ajay Jayaram climbs up seven places in BWF rankings

After good show at Korea Open, Ajay Jayaram climbs up seven places in BWF rankings

Riding on his stupendous performance in the Korea Open Super series, Indian shuttler Ajay Jayaram has climbed up seven places to be ranked World No. 25 in the latest rankings issued by the Badminton World Federation today.

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.

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.

Incorrect Spanish anthem played at badminton Worlds

Incorrect Spanish anthem played at badminton Worlds

 An incorrect version of the Spanish national anthem was played during the medal presentation ceremony of the badminton World Championships here on Sunday.

BWF suspends Sri Lanka

Badminton`s governing body announced Thursday it had suspended the Sri Lankan Badminton Association (SLBA) for not adhering to governance standards and questions over its autonomy.

Indian shuttler HS Prannoy rises to World No.12

Indian shuttler HS Prannoy rises to World No.12

Indian shuttler H.S. Prannoy rose a place to be at No.12 in the men's singles rankings released by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) on Thursday.

Saina Nehwal rises to World No.2

Saina Nehwal rises to World No.2

After dropping to the third spot, Saina Nehwal has risen a place to be ranked No.2 in women's singles, in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings released on Thursday.

PV Sindhu slips to 14th in BWF rankings

PV Sindhu slips to 14th in BWF rankings

Young Indian shuttler shuttler P V Sindhu dropped two places to be ranked 14th in the women's section of the latest Badminton World Federation chart released on Thursday.

Lee Chong Wei happy to be team player in quest for individual goals

Lee Chong Wei happy to be team player in quest for individual goals

Former world number one Lee Chong Wei is by far the biggest name in the Southeast Asian Games` badminton tournament but the Malaysian shuttler is happy to keep his return from a doping ban low-key as he eyes bigger goals.

Badminton joins SportAccord exodus over IOC attack

Badminton joins SportAccord exodus over IOC attack

Badminton has severed ties with SportAccord, adding its name to a fast-growing exodus of sports abandoning the umbrella organisation following a scathing attack by its chief on the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

Malaysian Lee Chong Wei denied world championship wildcard

Malaysian Lee Chong Wei denied world championship wildcard

The Badminton World Federation (BWF) have opted against giving twice Olympic silver medallist Lee Chong Wei a wildcard for the world championship, leaving Malaysia in an awkward selection position.

Panel detail Lee Chong Wei's negligent practices in doping case

Panel detail Lee Chong Wei's negligent practices in doping case

For seven years, Lee Chong Wei, one of badminton`s finest athletes, took cordyceps tablets from unmarked containers on the advice of a mysterious friend without any knowledge of how they were capsulated or stored.

Lee Chong Wei's Olympic dream flickers again

Lee Chong Wei's Olympic dream flickers again

Lee Chong Wei`s dream of winning Olympic gold is back on after the Badminton World Federation (BWF) gave him the benefit of the doubt following a positive doping test.

Lee Chong Wei handed backdated eight-month ban for doping

Lee Chong Wei handed backdated eight-month ban for doping

Malaysian shuttler Lee Chong Wei was handed a backdated eight-month ban for doping by the Badminton World Federation on Monday, keeping alive the former world number one`s dream of winning gold at the Rio Olympics next year.