Badminton

Glasgow to host 2017 Badminton World Championships after impressive Sudirman Cup bid

By Daniel Etchells

Glasgow's Emirates Arena will host the 2017 BWF World Championships ©Getty ImagesThe Badminton World Federation (BWF) Council has awarded the 2017 World Championships to Glasgow, citing BADMINTONscotland's "very detailed and technically sound bid" for the 2017 Sudirman Cup as the reason behind the decision. 

Gold Coast beat Glasgow to host 2017 Badminton World Federation Sudirman Cup

By Daniel Etchells

The successful Badminton Australia delegation, including officials from Tourism and Events Queensland, with BWF President Poul-Erik Høyer (third from right) ©BWFThe Gold Coast will host the 2017 Badminton World Federation (BWF) Sudirman Cup, it has been announced, after beating Glasgow to be awarded the event in what was a battle between Commonwealth Games host cities. 

Badminton world number one provisionally suspended over doping violation

By Paul Osborne

Lee Whong Wei has been provisionally suspended from the BWF after failing a doping test ©Getty ImagesWorld number one Lee Chong Wei has been provisionally suspended by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) due to an "apparent" anti-doping violation.

Dubai praised by badminton world champion ahead of World Superseries Finals

By Nick Butler 

World champion Chen Long on the Dubai Creek during his visit to the Emirate ©BWFBadminton world champion Chen Long has described Dubai as a "wonderful place to compete" following a promotional visit to the Emirate ahead of the season-ending Badminton World Federation (BWF) World Superseries Finals.

Badminton world number one fails drugs test, it is claimed

By Nick Butler

Lee Chong Wei has been one of sport's outstanding players for the last decade ©AFP/Getty ImagesBadminton has been left reeling this morning by widespread reports that Lee Chong Wei, Malaysia's world number one ranked men's singles player and one of the biggest stars in the sport, has failed a drugs test. 

Police probe claims two world-class badminton players were asked to fix matches

By Zjan Shirinian

Police are investigating allegations of match-fixing made by two players ©Getty ImagesPolice are investigating allegations two world-class badminton players were approached to fix matches.

Scottish badminton facility renamed in honour of IOC vice-president Sir Craig Reedie

By Gary Anderson

IOC vice-president Sir Craig Reedie (right) has had a badminton centre in Glasgow named in his honour ©Badminton ScotlandA facility in Glasgow has been renamed the Sir Craig Reedie Badminton Scotland Centre in honour of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) vice-president and former President of the International Badminton Federation.

Countdown on for start of Badminton World Superseries Finals in Dubai

By Paul Osborne

The countdown is on until the opening of the BWF Destination Dubai World Superseries Finals ©BWFThe clock is ticking in Dubai as the Gulf state eagerly anticipates the opening of the Badminton World Federation (BWF) Destination Dubai World Superseries Finals in less than 100 days.

Copenhagen's staging of World Badminton Championships "perfect" as city eyes another bid in "around 2021"

By Zjan Shirinian

Copenhagen's Ballerup Super Arena was the setting for the fourth World Badminton Championships to be held in Denmark ©AFP/Getty ImagesA World Championships "staged to perfection" is how organisers have hailed Copenhagen's "impressive and innovative" hosting of badminton's annual showpiece event.
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