Viktor Axelsen

Badminton World No.1 Kento Momota injured in car crash in Malaysia

The driver of the van was killed in the incident.

Jan 13, 2020, 10:50 AM IST

Kidambi Srikanth stunned by Viktor Axelsen in India Open men's singles final

Srikanth, a 2015 winner, blew away two game points in the second game to lose 7-21 20-22 to Axelsen in the summit clash.

Mar 31, 2019, 19:03 PM IST

Badminton: Kento Momota becomes first Japanese man to top world rankings

Momota was suspended in April 2016 for visiting an illegal casino and missed the Olympics before returning to the tour at the Canadian Open in July last year

Sep 28, 2018, 12:34 PM IST

Bengaluru Blasters set up PBL final date with Hyderabad Hunters

Bengaluru Blasters set up a potentially explosive championship match with Hyderabad Hunters after notching up a hard-fought victory over Ahmedabad Smash Masters in the second semifinal of the third Premier Badminton League on Saturday.

Jan 14, 2018, 14:06 PM IST

World number 1 Viktor Axelsen slams BWF for 2018 schedule, new service rule

Axelsen, who clinched two Super Series titles at India and Japan and finished runner-up at China Open, said BWF needs to focus on improving the quality of the tournaments instead of cramming the calender with more events.

Dec 29, 2017, 16:46 PM IST

Dubai World Superseries Finals 2017: Kidambi Srikanth vs Viktor Axelsen - A Short Analysis

Srikanth is currently world number four in the Men's Singles category, meanwhile Axelsen is at pole position in the Men's Singles category.

Dec 12, 2017, 00:14 AM IST

Chen Long beats number Viktor Axelsen to win China Open

Japan's Akane Yamaguchi beat Chinese qualifier Gao Fangjie to win her first Superseries title of the year.

Nov 19, 2017, 20:16 PM IST

Denmark Open: Kidambi Srikanth keeps Indian flame burning; Saina Nehwal, HS Prannoy out

He will take on the winner of the match between world number five Tien Chen Chou of Taiwan and Wing Ki Vincent Wong of Hong Kong.

Oct 21, 2017, 00:46 AM IST

Kidambi Srikanth needs to be more consistent, feels Viktor Axelsen's coach

Jonassen joined Danish National team as its chief coach in 2013 after coaching England for some time.

Oct 18, 2017, 16:14 PM IST

Victor Axelsen, Tai Tzu Ying, PV Sindhu, Carolina Marin star attraction at PBL auction

Rio Olympic champion Carolina Marin of Spain and India's World No. 2 P V Sindhu, World Championship bronze medallist, Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth are expected to be the top draws during the auction, which allows each franchise to spend Rs 2.12 crore on their team.

Oct 08, 2017, 18:27 PM IST

Carolina Marin, Victor Axelsen clinch Japan Open titles

World champion Viktor Axelsen of Denmark beat Malaysia's Lee Chong Wei on Sunday to clinch his first Japan Open title.

Sep 24, 2017, 18:19 PM IST

Malaysia Open: Indian shuttler Ajay Jayaram stuns fourth-seeded Viktor Axelsen to enter quarters

The match which lasted around 44 minutes at the Stadium Perpaduan - 3 here, saw a fightback from the Indian shuttler after dropping the opening game 9-11.

Apr 06, 2017, 16:29 PM IST

Indian Open: Sameer Verma stuns higher-ranked Hu Yun to enter quarters; Viktor Axelsen ends Kidambi Srikanth's march

After 25 minutes, Rio Olympics bronze medallist Viktor Axelsen ended Srikanth's agony with a 21-7 21-12 win.

Mar 30, 2017, 20:38 PM IST

World No.1 Carolina Marin excited to play against India's PV Sindhu in PBL

Marin and Sindhu famously clashed in the Rio Olympics where Marin won the gold and Sindhu bagged the silver.

Dec 31, 2016, 12:15 PM IST

PBL 2016: Here's everything you need to know about the 2nd season of Premier Badminton League

There will be six franchises, including Bengaluru Blasters, owned by cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar.

Dec 19, 2016, 23:31 PM IST

Chinese legend Lin Dan leaves Rio empty-handed

Lin, who topped the podium at Beijing 2008 and London 2012, was unable to repeat those heroics in Brazil, falling to old rival Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia in Friday`s semi-final.

Aug 20, 2016, 19:32 PM IST

Denmark bags Europe's maiden Thomas Cup title

With this win, Denamrk became only the fifth country after Indonesia, China, Malaysia and Japan to win the prestigious badminton team title.

May 22, 2016, 19:29 PM IST

Kento Momota, Ratchanok Intanon emerge champions in India Open Superseries

With the win, Ratchanok bettered her head-to-head record to 5-7 against world No.2 Xuerui.

Apr 03, 2016, 21:29 PM IST

BWF Super Series Finals: Japan's Kento Momota, Nozomi Okuhara win singles titles

Momota beat Denmark's Viktor Axelsen 21-15, 21-12 in 36 minutes, Okuhara overcame Yihan Wang from China 22-20, 21-18 in an hour and three minutes.

Dec 13, 2015, 22:33 PM IST

Saina Nehwal scripts sensational victory against Carolina Marin in BWF Super Series Finals

Saina rose like a phoenix to notch up a memorable 23-21 9-21 21-12 win over the World No. 1 in Dubai.

Dec 10, 2015, 22:10 PM IST