Badminton

Japanese pair shock Chinese as Asia dominates at BWF World Superseries Finals

By Nick Butler

Misaki Matsutomo and Ayaka Takahashi gained a shock Japanese victory over China in the women's doubles ©Getty ImagesJapanese pair Misaki Matsutomo and Ayaka Takahashi produced a major shock at the Badminton World Federation (BWF) Superseries Finals in Dubai today, beating Chinese world champions to women's doubles gold.

Favourite Nehwal beaten in women's singles last four at BWF World Superseries Finals

By Daniel Etchells

Saina Nehwal missed out on a place in the women's singles final ©Getty ImagesPre-tournament favourite Saina Nehwal suffered a surprise defeat to Taiwan's Tai Tzu Ying in the semi-finals of the women's singles at the Badminton World Federation Superseries Finals in Dubai today.

Denmark's Vittinghus battles through to last four of BWF World Superseries Finals

By Daniel Etchells

Denmark's Hans Kristian Vittinghus finished second in Group A of the men's singles competition ©Getty ImagesDenmark's Hans Kristian Vittinghus earned his best result of the year in beating Japan's Kenichi Tago as he booked a semi-final spot at the Badminton World Federation Superseries Finals in Dubai.

Injuries see exit of title contenders on day two of BWF World Superseries Finals

By Emily Goddard

Wang Yihan exited the BWF World Superseries Finals with an injury ©Getty ImagesWang Yihan and Son Wan Ho, title contenders in the women's and men's singles competitions respectively, were forced to leave the Badminton World Federation Superseries Finals in Dubai with injuries today.

Indonesian Asian Games champions out on day one of BWF World Superseries Finals

By Emily Goddard

Greysia Polii and Nitya Krishinda Maheswari were forced to withdraw from the BWF World Superseries Finals because of injury ©BWFIndonesia's Asian Games women's and men's doubles champions suffered a shock exit on day one of the Badminton World Federation Superseries Finals in Dubai.

World's top badminton stars line up for BWF World Superseries Finals in Dubai

By Paul Osborne

The world's top badminton stars are preparing to compete in the Destination Dubai World Superseries Finals later this month ©Getty ImagesAll but one of the world's top badminton stars will descend upon Dubai later this month as they get set to compete in the Badminton World Federation's (BWF) Destination Dubai World Superseries Finals.

New badminton scoring system will not be introduced before Rio 2016, BWF confirms

By Paul Osborne

A new scoring system in badminton will not be introduced before Rio 2016 ©Getty ImagesA new scoring system will only be introduced after the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, the Badminton World Federation (BWF) has confirmed.

Badminton World Federation signs up to IBIS in an effort to tackle corruption in sport

By Paul Osborne

The BWF has signed up to IBIS in an effort to battle corruption and match fixing in sport ©Getty ImagesThe Badminton World Federation (BWF) has signed up to the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) Integrity Betting Intelligence System (IBIS) as it looks to reaffirm its commitment to fighting illegal betting, match fixing and corruption in sport.

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. 
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