Badminton

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.

English duo create history as first husband and wife to win Commonwealth Games badminton gold

By Gary Anderson in Glasgow

Chris and Gabby Adcock have become the first husband and wife to win a badminton gold at a Commonwealth Games ©Getty Images England's Chris and Gabby Adcock became the first husband and wife pairing to win a badminton gold medal at a Commonwealth Games after they defeated compatriots Chris Langridge and Heather Olver in the final of the mixed doubles at the Emirates Arena today.

Malaysia claims third successive badminton mixed team gold with impressive display in Glasgow

By Gary Anderson at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow

Malaysia celebrate a third Commonwealth Games mixed team gold at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow ©Getty Images Malaysia claimed badminton team mixed gold for a third consecutive Commonwealth Games as Jing Yi Tee saw off the challenge of England's Sarah Walker in their women's singles rubber to secure a 3-1 victory here this evening.

Indian hope Nehwal becomes second defending badminton champion to withdraw from Glasgow 2014

By Nick Butler

Defending champion Saina Nehwal has withdrawn from her Commonwealth Games badminton title defence due to injury ©AFP/Getty ImagesIndia have been dealt a blow in their preparations for the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow following the announcement that the defending women's singles badminton champion Saina Nehwal has pulled out due to injury. 
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