Badminton

Gold for Chen and Marin in Badminton World Championships finals

By Emily Goddard

China's Chen Long is the men's singles badminton world champion ©Getty ImagesChina's Chen Long and Spaniard Carolina Marin claimed the men's and women's singles gold medals at the Badminton World Championships as the competition came to a close at the Ballerup Super Arena in Copenhagen today.

Chinese big guns make singles finals at Badminton World Championships

By Gary Anderson

Chen Long of China came through his World Championship semi-final against Indonesian Tommy Sugiarto ©AFP/Getty ImagesChen Long and Li Xuerui ensured that China remains on course for a shot at winning both singles titles at the Badminton World Championships at the Ballerup Super Arena in Copenhagen as each put in impressive performances in their semi-finals today.

Indian shocks world number two to secure semi-final spot at Badminton World Championships

By Gary Anderson

India's PV Sindhu picked up an impressive win over Chinese world number two Wang Shixian in Copenhagen ©Getty ImagesIndia's PV Sindhu caused the biggest upset of the Badminton World Championships so far as she came through a titanic three-set battle to knock out China's world number two Wang Shixian in the quarter-finals at the Ballerup Super Arena in Copenhagen.

Women's singles title holder Intanon knocked out at Badminton World Championships

By Emily Goddard

Women's singles badminton world champion Ratchanok Intanon is out of contention for the title this year ©Getty ImagesMinatsu Mitani of Japan today ensured there will be a new women's singles badminton title holder as she knocked out current champion Ratchanok Intanon at the World Championships.

Commonwealth champion Li becoming medal contender at Badminton World Championships

By Emily Goddard

Michelle Li is showing that she is not prepared to be beaten at the Badminton World Championships ©AFP/Getty ImagesMichelle Li is becoming a real contender for a women's singles medal at the Badminton World Championships just a month after securing the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games gold in the discipline.

Olympic champion Li exorcises demons to start Badminton World Championships campaign with win

By Zjan Shirinian

Li Xuerui has spoken about the mental heartbreak of losing last year's final ©AFP/Getty ImagesLi Xuerui has claimed she has silenced her demons after losing in last year's final of the Badminton World Championships, as the number one seed began her 2014 campaign with a comfortable win.

Men's singles favourite Lee through to second round at Badminton World Championships

By Emily Goddard

Lee Chong Wei is through to the second round of the 2014 Badminton World Championships ©Getty ImagesMen's singles top seed Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia is through to the second round after the first day of action at the Badminton World Championships in Copenhagen.

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.
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