Badminton

Lee Chong Wei secures third All England Open Badminton Championship title

By Paul Osborne

Lee Chong Wei won his third All England Open Badminton Championship title in Birmingham today ©www.badmintonphoto.comMarch 9 - Malaysia's Lee Chong Wei picked up his third All England Open Badminton Championship title at the NIA in Birmingham today with victory over China's defending champion Chen Long.

France to host four major European Badminton Championships

 By Paul Osborne

The FFBaD has been awarded the hosting rights to four of Badminton Europe's major sporting events ©Getty ImagesMarch 3 - The French Badminton Federation (FFBaD) has been awarded the hosting rights to four of Badminton Europe's flagships events, it was announced today.

Birmingham to host All England Open Badminton Championships until 2021

By Emily Goddard

The NIA in Birmingham will host the All England Open Badminton Championships until 2021 ©Badminton EnglandFebruary 26 - The National Indoor Arena (NIA) in Birmingham will host the All England Open Badminton Championships until 2021, Badminton England announced today.

World number one Lee Chong Wei backs BWF Equipment Donation Campaign

By Gary Anderson

February 24 - World number one Lee Chong Wei has donated some of his old equipment to the Equipment Donation Project ©BWFWorld number one Lee Chong Wei has become the first high profile player to contribute to the Badminton World Federation's (BWF) newly launched Equipment Donation Project.

China set to be hit by new qualifying standards for Rio 2016

By Emily Goddard

The Badminton World Federation has cut its quota to two singles players per nation for Rio 2016 ©BWFFebruary 16 - The Badminton World Federation (BWF) has cut the Olympic quotas to two singles players per nation for Rio 2016 from three at London 2012.

Rajiv Ouseph picks up seventh straight English National badminton title

By Paul Osborne

Rajiv Ouseph won his seventh straight singles title at the English National Badminton Championships in Milton Keynes ©Getty ImagesFebruary 9 - Surprises were few and far between at the English National Badminton Championships as top seeds dominated all five of the events contested.

Six-time national champion Rajiv Ouseph confident ahead of English National Badminton Championships

By Paul Osborne at the National Badminton Centre in Milton Keynes

six-time national champion Rajiv Ouseph is confident he can retain his title at the English National Championships this weekend ©Getty ImagesFebruary 5 - Six-time national champion Rajiv Ouseph is confident he can retain his singles title ahead of the English National Badminton Championships this weekend.

South Korea dealt Asian Games blow after top badminton stars given doping bans

By Nick Butler

Former Olympic champion Lee Yong Dae is among two South Koreans to be banned for one year, the BWF have revealed ©AFP/Getty ImagesJanuary 28 - South Korea's former Olympic champion Lee Yong Dae and World Championships medallist Kim Ki Jung have been ruled out of September's Asian Games in Incheon after each was handed a one year ban for violating the doping "whereabouts" rule.

Olympic silver medallist Emms set for English National Championships in Milton Keynes

By Gary Anderson

January 21 - Former world champion and Olympic silver medallist Gail Emms is returning to action at the English National Championships in Milton Keynes ©Getty Images Olympic silver medallist and former world champion Gail Emms headlines the names heading to stadium: mk in Milton Keynes next month for the badminton English National Championships.
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