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  • Korean assocation chair under investigation

    Korean assocation chair under investigation

    Badminton Korea Association (BKA) Chair Shin Gye Ryun was questioned by prosecutors in Seoul this week in matters related to his use of government money for his son’s education overseas.  Shin, who is currently serving...

  • Lee Chong Wei in; Lee, Chong Wei Feng out

    Lee Chong Wei in; Lee, Chong Wei Feng out

    Phase II qualifying lists for the 2015 BWF World Championships were released yesterday by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) and men’s singles showed rejections of most of the highest-profile players.  Previously announced in the Malaysian...

  • Japan beats Korea 12-11 on Sudirman semi-finals day

    Japan beats Korea 12-11 on Sudirman semi-finals day

    By an interesting coincidence, Japan actually won 12 of 23 matches against Korea on Saturday.  Before the two long-time badminton (but new Sudirman) rivals took to the court in Dongguan for their Sudirman Cup semi-final...

  • Danish top pairs back in the squad

    Danish top pairs back in the squad

    At a press conference held in Brondby on Wednesday, it was announced that the shuttlers who had been dismissed from the national team would be back in the Danish national squad after a solution had...

  • Korean man dies after being hit with badminton racquet

    Korean man dies after being hit with badminton racquet

    A 54-year-old man in Cheongju, Korea was pronounced brain dead after an altercation in which he was struck in the head with a badminton racquet.  According to a report by Korean wire agency Newsis, the...

  • WORLDS – No wild card for Lee Chong Wei

    WORLDS – No wild card for Lee Chong Wei

    Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) had hoped that either the Badminton World Federation (BWF) or the hosts PBSI would put an end to their headaches by offering Lee Chong Wei a wild card for the...

  • Sudirman Cup 2015 Rosters

    Sudirman Cup 2015 Rosters

    The Badminton World Federation has released the player lists for the 2015 Sudirman Cup, which will take place in Dongguan, China from May 10-17.  Listed below are the full rosters for the twelve teams of...

  • Chong Wei and June Wei lead Malaysian Sudirman charge

    Chong Wei and June Wei lead Malaysian Sudirman charge

    Malaysian star Lee Chong Wei will waste no time getting back into action as he has been named to Malaysia’s Sudirman Cup team.  Malaysia’s team features the decorated veteran along with only 18-year-old Cheam June...

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