Badminton

British Eurosport to broadcast Badminton World Championships live

By Emily Goddard

British Eurosport 2 will broadcast the Badminton World Championships live ©British Eurosport 2This year's Badminton World Championships will be aired live from Copenhagen on British Eurosport 2, the broadcaster has announced.

Injury forces withdrawal of Indonesian stars from Badminton World Championships

By Emily Goddard

Mohammad Ahsan and Hendra Setiawan will not compete at the 2014 Badminton World Championships ©Getty ImagesIndonesia's hopes of glory at this month's Badminton World Championships have been dashed after injury saw the withdrawal of its defending men's doubles champions Mohammad Ahsan and Hendra Setiawan and men's singles star Simon Santoso.

English duo create history as first husband and wife to win Commonwealth Games badminton gold

By Gary Anderson in Glasgow

Chris and Gabby Adcock have become the first husband and wife to win a badminton gold at a Commonwealth Games ©Getty Images England's Chris and Gabby Adcock became the first husband and wife pairing to win a badminton gold medal at a Commonwealth Games after they defeated compatriots Chris Langridge and Heather Olver in the final of the mixed doubles at the Emirates Arena today.

Malaysia claims third successive badminton mixed team gold with impressive display in Glasgow

By Gary Anderson at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow

Malaysia celebrate a third Commonwealth Games mixed team gold at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow ©Getty Images Malaysia claimed badminton team mixed gold for a third consecutive Commonwealth Games as Jing Yi Tee saw off the challenge of England's Sarah Walker in their women's singles rubber to secure a 3-1 victory here this evening.

Indian hope Nehwal becomes second defending badminton champion to withdraw from Glasgow 2014

By Nick Butler

Defending champion Saina Nehwal has withdrawn from her Commonwealth Games badminton title defence due to injury ©AFP/Getty ImagesIndia have been dealt a blow in their preparations for the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow following the announcement that the defending women's singles badminton champion Saina Nehwal has pulled out due to injury. 

Badminton World Federation celebrates 80 years

By Emily Goddard

The BWF's first President, Sir George Thomas, is also its longest serving leader to date, having held the position for 21 years ©BWFThe Badminton World Federation (BWF) is celebrating its 80th year in operation.

Li-Ning to sponsor Badminton World Championships in Copenhagen

By Duncan Mackay

Chinese sportswear company Li-Ning have extended their relationship with the Badminton World Federation by sponsoring this year's World Championships ©Li-Ning Chinese sports company Li-Ning are to sponsor this year's Badminton World Championships in Copenhagen, it was announced today.

Badminton England's new £20 million headquarters "under threat" over funding shortfall

By Zjan Shirinian

Badminton England's new headquarters was due to open in May 2015, but it has reportedly hit problems ©Badminton EnglandBadminton England's planned new £20 million ($34 million/€25 million) headquarters is reportedly under threat because of a funding shortfall.

Badminton set to test new scoring system from August

By Paul Osborne 

The BWF is set to test a new scoring system from August Getty ImagesBadminton is looking into changes to the sports scoring system with trials set to take place from August.
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