The Badminton Association of Malaysia announced that the world no.7 Lee Zii Jia has tendered his resignation and wants to quit from the national team to play as an independent player. Lee rose rapidly through the world rankings, quickly secured the elusive All England Championship early in his career.
Though the year was filled with series of tournaments many were cancelled or postponed due to COVID issue the Badminton World Federation concluded its 2021 calendar successfully. Here is a look back at the some of the incredible feats achieved by the players. Tokyo OlympicsThe Olympic organizing committee was forced
The Day 4 of the TotalEnergies BWF World Championships was a historic day for the Indians as Srikanth Kidambi and Lakshya Sen won their quarterfinals matches and ensured a first-ever men’s singles spot at the season-ending championships. Twelfth seed Kidambi Srikanth thumped Mark Caljouw 21-8, 21-7 in 26 minutes
Badminton World Federation (BWF), the apex badminton governing body, last week announced that two Chinese players have been found guilty for match-fixing and have been banned from the sport for two years. Regional players Zhu Jun hao and Zhang Bin Rong have been banned from all activities relating to badminton
Kidambi Srikanth, Sourabh Verma, Lee Zii Jia cruised into the second round whereas Chou Tien Chen, HS Prannoy and Subhankar Dey got knocked out. The sixth seed Kidambi Srikanth comfortably sailed past Japan's Koki Watanabe in straight-game win at the BWF Super 500 tournament. The Indian ace who played some
The Badminton World Federation successfully concluded the Yonex French Open championship on Sunday 31st October 2021. BWF in August this year released a fresh calendar for 2021 and committed to deliver all the announced tournaments without any further postponements and provide players a structured platform to play and earn much
The Indonesian legend joins the Badminton Association of Malaysia as national deputy coaching director. The 53-year-old has bagged a two-year contract with badminton Malaysia. This is not the first time, Rexy has been associated with the Malaysian badminton association. The former Olympic gold medalist will closely work with current coaching
Indian’s had a forgetful outing at the recently concluded Victor Denmark Open championship. The best was from Sindhu and Sameer Verma, both of them managed to reach the quarterfinals. Sindhu who was playing her first tournament after the Olympics was not at her attacking best. The two-time Olympic medalist
Kevin Haroldo Cordon Buezo, born on November 1986 in La Union, Zacapa Guatemala this 34-year created history by putting Guatemalan badminton on the map when he marked his way into the semi-finals of the Tokyo Olympics 2020. Kevin, making his appearance in the Olympics for the fourth time, started with
Badminton is an exciting sport, extremely competitive and skill full. Doubles matches are especially very intense and exhilarating. The Olympic games have always produced some sensational matches and this year promises to be better. Indonesia has the best doubles pair. Be it the young Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo & Marcus Fernaldi
Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM), one of the badminton citadels of Asia. Riding on the success of the recently concluded All England Championships, BAM is betting heavily on 23-year-old Lee Zii Jia to win Gold at the Tokyo Olympics. When it comes to the Olympics, Malaysians have been perennial underachievers.
Denmark, a country also known as the land of the Vikings. With a population of close to 6 million, Denmark has produced many world-renowned shuttlers since its introduction in 1925. Some of the well-known players are Marten Fröst, Poul-Erik Høyer, Peter Gade, Tine Rasmussen, Hans-Kristian Vittinghus, Jan Ø. Jørgensen, Christinna