Japan has launched a bid to host the 2019 World Badminton Championships and plan to use the tournament as the test event for the following year's Olympic Games in Tokyo, it has been reported.
China’s Chen Long and Carolina Marin of Spain both successfully defended their singles crowns as the Badminton World Championships drew to a close in Jakarta today.
The reigning men’s and women’s singles champions, China’s Chen Long and Spain’s Carolina Marin, remain on course to defend their titles after coming through their semi-finals at the Badminton World Championships in Jakarta.
China left without medal in women's singles at Badminton World Championships for first time ever after Wang defeated
China’s Wang Yihan lost to India’s Saina Nehwal at the Badminton World Championships in Jakarta, meaning her country have failed to secure a women’s singles medal for the first time since making their debut at the event in 1983.
Top seeds Misaki Matsutomo and Ayaka Takahashi suffered a shock exit from the women’s doubles event on a day of upsets at the Badminton World Championships in Jakarta, losing to Malaysia's 24th ranked pair Amelia Alicia Anscelly and Soong Fie Cho.
Defending men's doubles champions crash out of Badminton World Championships on difficult day for seeded players
Defending men’s doubles champions Shin Baek Choel and Ko Sung Hyun of South Korea crashed out of the Badminton World Championships, suffering a shock second round defeat to Malaysian duo Goh V Shem and Tan Wee Kiong in Jakarta today.
Israeli at centre of visa storm blames controversy for first round defeat at Badminton World Championships
Israel’s Misha Zilberman’s long-awaited appearance at the Badminton World Championships ended in defeat after he suffered a 21-14, 21-14 loss at the hands of Taiwan’s Hsu Jen-hao in Jakarta today.
Emotional Bulgarian seals place in second round of Badminton World Championships with opening day victory
Bulgaria’s Linda Zetchiri secured her spot in the second round of the women’s singles competition at the Badminton World Federation (BWF) World Championships with an emotional win over Germany’s Karin Schnaase on the opening day of the event in Jakarta.
The Badminton World Federation (BWF) are inviting fans to take part in a "Li-Ning Jump Smash e-tournament", which will run alongside the Total BWF World Championships in Indonesia's capital city Jakarta.
Badminton's integrity has been praised by International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach here today, testament to the giant strides made under the sport's new leader Poul-Erik Høyer after it was embroiled in a major scandal at London 2012.
The Badminton World Federation (BWF) has announced it has suspended the Badminton Association of Sri Lanka (SLBA) with immediate effect due to ongoing problems with the organisation.
Belgium's London 2012 Olympian Yuhan Tan has been elected chairman of the Badminton World Federation (BWF) Athletes’ Commission.
Danish city Kolding has been awarded the 2017 European Badminton Championships, it has been announced.
Bilbao and Yogyakarta will host the World Junior Badminton Championships in 2016 and 2017 respectively, it has been announced.
Poul-Erik Høyer, President of the Badminton World Federation (BWF), has reiterated the importance of the sport continuing to remain “free of corruption and manipulation from external forces” at its Annual General Meeting in Dongguan.