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. 

Chen Long chases second world crown to cap stellar season
Chen Long chases second world crown to cap stellar season

Defending champion Chen Long heads into next week`s badminton world championships in Indonesia as firm favourite, but faces a challenge from a gutsy Lee Chong Wei who has come back strong after a recent doping ban.

Viktor Axelsen to play Chen Long in Australia Superseries final
Viktor Axelsen to play Chen Long in Australia Superseries final

 Viktor Axelsen upset his higher ranked Danish rival Jan O Jorgensen to reach the final of the Australian Open Superseries in Sydney on Saturday.

Singapore Open: Parupalli Kashyap enters quarters, HS Prannoy stuns Jan O Jorgensen again
Singapore Open: Parupalli Kashyap enters quarters, HS Prannoy stuns Jan O Jorgensen again

Commonwealth Games champion Parupalli Kashyap advanced to the quarterfinals of Singapore Open but it was H S Prannoy, who hogged the limelight today with his straight-game demolition of world no. 2 Jan O Jorgensen in the men's singles competition here.

Prannoy upsets top seed Jorgensen, Kashyap loses in India Open
Prannoy upsets top seed Jorgensen, Kashyap loses in India Open

Young Indian shuttler H.S. Prannoy created the biggest upset of the Yonex Sunrise India Open when he outplayed top seed and tournament favourite Jan O Jorgensen to advance into the quarter-finals here on Thursday.

Lin Dan to make India Super Series debut
Lin Dan to make India Super Series debut

Two-time Olympic champion Lin Dan of China is all set to make his debut at the fifth edition of the Yonex Sunrise India Open Superseries badminton tournament, scheduled to be held at the Siri Fort Sports Complex here from March 24 to 29.

Chen Long dismantles Lin Dan at All England to confirm changing of guard
Chen Long dismantles Lin Dan at All England to confirm changing of guard

World champion Chen Long outmuscled fellow Chinese Lin Dan 21-13 21-12 in a one-way semi-final at the All-England Championships on Saturday to confirm a shift in power in men’s badminton.

Underdogs Tago, Intanon make Indonesia Open final

Top shuttler Lee Chong Wei was knocked out of the Indonesia Open in the semi-finals on Saturday in a shock loss to fourth-seed Kenichi Tago of Japan.

World No.5 Jorgensen targets World Championships medal

Danish World No.5 shuttler Jan O Jorgensen, who is recuperating from a thigh injury, on Wednesday said his main target is to win a medal in the World Championships at home as well as the Thomas Cup Final which will be held here next month.

Srikanth eyes medals in team c`ship and top 10 ranking in 2014

Riding the crest of success in international badminton, India`s top ranked male shuttler Kidambi Srikanth is eyeing medals in team championships and breaking into the top-10 of world rankings this year.

Srikanth upsets fourth seed; Anand makes first-round exit

Twenty-year-old K. Srikanth caused one of the biggest upsets of the India Open Super Series badminton by defeating Danish fourth seed Jan O Jorgensen while former national champion Chetan Anand made a first-round exit from men`s singles here on Wednesday.

Schenk, Baun, Kuncoro confirm participation in IBL

Top badminton players from across the globe have confirmed their participation in the inaugural edition of the USD 1 million Indian Badminton League.