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2015 World Championships- Top 5 male contenders
2015 World Championships- Top 5 male contenders

Badminton’s best will start their quest of becoming the World Champion from 10th of August in the beautiful city of Jakarta. This seven-day long tournament will witness the top guns of the game battling it out against other experienced and non-experienced players The tournament, which started in 1977 was held once every three years until 1983. Later it became a bi-annual tournament till 2005. In 2006, the Badminton World Federation(BW

Aug 8 2015
2015 Canada Open: Round-up of Day 6 Results
2015 Canada Open: Round-up of Day 6 Results

Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa won their first title after reuniting The finals of Yonex Canada Open 2015 took place on the last day of the event, Day 6. Jwala Gutta [3] and Ashwini Ponnappa of India were the champions of the women’s doubles category. Junhui Li [5] and Yuchen Liu of China were the champions of the men’s doubles category. Lee Chun Hei Reginald [2] and Chao Hoi Wah of Hong Kong were the champions of the mixed do

Jun 30 2015
2015 Canada Open-Schedule for Indian players on Friday
2015 Canada Open-Schedule for Indian players on Friday

Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa will play their quarterfinal Apart from being a crucial blow, that being elimination of Manu Attri and Sumeeth Reddy from the competition, India had a decent Day 3 at the 2015 Canada open, with 2 out of the 3 Men’s Singles pairs progressing and the recently elevated pairing of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa also moving into the quarterfinals. Day 4 promises to be yet another exciting affair with som

Jun 26 2015
Yonex Canada Open 2015: Round -up of Day 3 Results
Yonex Canada Open 2015: Round -up of Day 3 Results

Lee Chong Wei progressed through to the quarterfinlas Day 3 of the Canada Open saw the international star progress, with the likes of Marc Zwiebler, Lee Chong Wei etc progressing through to the quarterfinals. Here’s a roundup of the results:  Here are the results of Yonex Canada Open 2015 Day 3:   XD Hsiao- Lin Yu - Austin Bauer Hsieh Pei Chen - Joanne Yu Chen 21-13 21-12

Jun 26 2015
2015 Canada Open: Day 2 results
2015 Canada Open: Day 2 results

Lee Chong Wei breezed past Shi Yuqi Day 2 of the Yonex Canada Open had quite a few heartbreaks and smiles. The top seeds prevailed in their categories and qualified for the next round, which will take place tomorrow. Let us now look at the results of Day 2 of Yonex Canada Open: WS Maria Febe Kusumastuti – Behnaz Pirzamanbein 21-6 21-5 WS Minatsu Mitani [5] – Cheng

Yonex Canada Open 2015: Day 1 Results
Yonex Canada Open 2015: Day 1 Results

Lee Chong Wei  The Canadian Open is an international open held in Canada, since its inception in 1957. The Yonex Canada Open 2015 is being held in the city of Calgary. It is going to take place from June 23, 2015 to June 28, 2015. The tournament falls under the Grand Prix category, as sanctioned by the BWF. The tournament will take place at the Markin MacPhail Centre, Calgary, Canada. The total prize money for the event is $50,000. Ca

Jun 24 2015
International Badminton at the crossroads of a new Era in the Men's Game
International Badminton at the crossroads of a new Era in the Men's Game

Badminton greats Lee Chong Wei (L) of Malaysia and (R) Lin Dan of China China has been the dominant force in the men’s single discipline of World Badminton for almost two decades but eyebrows have being raised as to how long can the Chinese dominance last with the upsurge of rival nations. Perhaps the most eye-catching turnaround of events in World Badminton was that of Japan beating them at the 2014 Thomas Cup finals, an eve

Jun 24 2015
Lee Chong Wei wins US Open Grand Prix Gold
Lee Chong Wei wins US Open Grand Prix Gold

Lee Chong Wei won the final in straight games New York, June 22 (IANS) Lee Chong Wei savoured victory for the first time in over a year, wresting the US Open men's singles crown in an entertaining duel against Hans-Kristian Vittinghus in the $50,000 badminton tournament here. In a rare treat for American fans, a packed school gym was captivated as the former World No.1 withstood a spirited challenge from his Danish rival to win the Gran

Jun 22 2015
2015 US Open Grand Prix Gold: Round-up of Day 5 results
2015 US Open Grand Prix Gold: Round-up of Day 5 results

Day five started on a disappointing note for the Indian shuttlers, as the experienced pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponappa were knocked out in the semifinals of the Yonex Suffolk County Community College US Open Grand Prix Gold tournament. B. Sai Praneeth also suffered a one sided defeat to former World No. 1 Lee Chong Wei; however there was some respite for the Indian Badminton lovers as the young pair of Manu Attri and B.Sumeeth R

Jun 21 2015
Sai Praneeth loses in the semifinals of the US Open Grand Prix Gold
Sai Praneeth loses in the semifinals of the US Open Grand Prix Gold

Sai Praneeth bowed out  in the semifinals of the US Open It, unfortunately, didn't prove to be the fairytale story for India’s Sai Praneeth and Indian badminton fans on Saturday as he lost 21-9  21-17 to former World No.1 Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia in the semifinals of the US Open Grand  Prix Gold. Game 1 proved to be a completely one-sided as it seemed like the nerves had got the better of the Indian slightly a

Jun 21 2015
2015 US Open Grand Prix Gold: Schedule for Indian players on Saturday
2015 US Open Grand Prix Gold: Schedule for Indian players on Saturday

Can Sai Praneeth overcome Lee Choong Wei and progress to the final? It promises to be an exciting day for India at the US Open Grand Prix Gold as 5 players look to seal a berth in the finals of the tournament. The Men’s Doubles pair of Manu Attri and Sumeeth Reddy will face the Japanese pair of Takeshi Kamura and Keigo Sonoda in the semis. In the Women’s Doubles, the pairing oof Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa will look to seal

Jun 20 2015
Lee Chong Wei wins badminton match in just 13 minutes
Lee Chong Wei wins badminton match in just 13 minutes

Lee Chong Wei Malaysian badminton sensation Lee Chong Wei enthralled the crowd with some spectacular badminton at the Southeast Asian Games in Singapore. He made fast work, literally, of Cambodia’s Cheng Phor Phom in the team event. He took just 13 minutes to wrap up the match. The 46th ranked Wei won 21-10, 21-5 to give his team a 3-0 win over Cambodia. The former World No. 1 continued his sensational return after serving

Jun 11 2015
Top 10 countries that dominate specific sports
Top 10 countries that dominate specific sports

With the Rio Olympics 2016 just a year away, there is a lot of buzz in the media about various countries sending their star players to special preparation camps for the Olympics. Athletes qualifying for Rio make news on television channels these days. While there are a few countries that excel in a single sport, there are countries which are powerhouses of athletes, dominating more than one. It seems surreal, and at the same time a little unfair

Jun 10 2015
South Korea beat Malaysia 3-1 to progress to Sudirman Cup semi finals
South Korea beat Malaysia 3-1 to progress to Sudirman Cup semi finals

Malaysia's Lee Chong Wei talks with South Korea's Son Wan-Ho after their men's singles quarter final match of the 2015 Sudirman Cup world badminton championships in Dongguan South Korea crushed Malaysia at the Sudirman Cup quarter final, with former world number one Lee Chong Wei’s victory the only silver lining for the losing team. Lee, who is returning to action after a eight-month ban for accidentally ingesting a b

May 15 2015