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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.

Shuttler Ajay Jayaram clinches Dutch Open, bags maiden Grand Prix
Shuttler Ajay Jayaram clinches Dutch Open, bags maiden Grand Prix

Indian shuttler Ajay Jayaram on Sunday notched up the biggest triumph of his career by clinching USD 50,000 Yonex Dutch Open Grand Prix badminton tournament here.

Asian Games: Not cool - China accuse South Korea over AC
Asian Games: Not cool - China accuse South Korea over AC

China`s badminton head coach Li Yongbo has accused hosts South Korea of deliberately manipulating the air conditioning during their men`s team final at the Asian Games.

Trial of proposed badminton scoring system wrong, says Olympian
Trial of proposed badminton scoring system wrong, says Olympian

The Badminton World Federation should have taken more time to trial their proposed scoring changes and given top shuttlers a better chance to experience it, Japan coach Park Joo-bong said.

Badminton to test 5x11 scoring system in Indonesia

The Indonesia International Challenge to be held in Jakarta between Aug 12 and 16 will be the first of the 31 badminton tournaments to test the 5x11 experimental scoring system this year.

Prakash Padukone not in favour of five-game scoring system

Former badminton star Prakash Padukone today voiced his reluctance to the idea of changing the existing three-game format to explore the Badminton World Federation`s (BWF) proposal of five games of 11 points each.

Saina Nehwal drops to World No.9

Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal`s decision to skip the Japan Open Super Series has cost her a place in the latest women`s singles rankings released by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) Thursday.

Srikanth climbs to career best No. 13, Sindhu re-enters top-10

India`s Kidambi Srikanth rose five places to a career-best No.13 in the men`s singles rankings released by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) 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.

China to host 2016 Thomas-Uber Cups; Peru bag Jr World C`ship

Badminton World Federation (BWF) today announced the host cities for the 2015 World Junior Championship and 2016 Thomas and Uber Cup Finals here after its council meeting.

We are still discussing the new scoring system: BWF president

The proposal to consider a new scoring system might have come under a lot of criticism from players and coaches across the world, but Badminton World Federation (BWF) today clarified that it is only in the discussion stage and nothing concrete has come up.

India looking for specialist foreign doubles coach: BAI

India`s performance at the Thomas and Uber Cup finals have once again laid bare the country`s doubles woes and Badminton Association of India (BAI) has decided to address the recurring issue by hiring a specialist foreign doubles coach.

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.

Shuttlers smash proposed scoring changes

Badminton does not need an alternative scoring system and tweaking the existing format would be "idiotic", according to a number of the world`s top shuttlers.

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.

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.

India`s badminton fraternity proud to host Thomas and Uber cup finals in New Delhi

India`s badminton fraternity has said that it is looking forward to hosting the Thomas Cup and Uber Cup finals for the first time in New Delhi.

Playing alongside Saina will strengthen our team: Sindhu

They will be on the same side of the court probably for the first time while representing India and teen sensation P V Sindhu says playing alongside Saina Nehwal will strengthen the team, which is set to compete in the upcoming Li-Ning BWF Thomas and Uber Cup Finals here.

Srikanth, Kashyap slide in badminton rankings

India`s leading men`s singles shuttlers Kidambi Srikanth and Parupalli Kashyap dropped a place each in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings released Thursday.

IBL to be postponed due to busy international calendar

A busy international calender has forced the Badminton Association of India (BAI) to postpone the second edition of the lucrative Indian Badminton League (IBL) that is scheduled for September-October.