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  • 20150402_2017_malaysiaopen2015_yves0160_rotator

    Dozen to debut in Dubai

    Twelve new faces will be getting invitations to the 2015 BWF World Superseries Finals, including two twenty-year-olds, all of whom join badminton’s best in the sport’s new December retreat in Dubai to battle for the...

  • 20151025_1500_frenchopen2015_yn__8423_rotator

    8 spots clinched for Dubai

    New standing leaders Ko Sung Hyun and Kim Ha Na were among the 8 players or pairs who clinched their tickets to the BWF World Superseries Finals in Dubai just before the Superseries tour began...

  • 20151018_1626_denmarkopen2015_rsal9862

    Sugiarto, Sung pencil in Dubai reservations

    Tommy Sugiarto and Sung Ji Hyun slipped into the top 8 in the Superseries rankings, placing them among the shuttlers to beat as five large chase packs also seek nominations for the Dubai season-ender. There...

  • 20150606_1131_indonesiaopen2015-rsal4669

    10 Superseries winners yet to book spots for Dubai

    The results are in for the first 8 events in the BWF World Superseries and winners of 10 of 40 titles awarded so far still lie outside the current top 8 who temporarily appear to...

  • 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...

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    What if…the Olympic qualifying period ended now?

    Once again, our team at Badzine has begun to publish “dummy lists” of potential qualified players, this time for the 2016 Rio Olympics.  We publish the first list today, to coincide with the kick-off of...

  • 20141219-1957-superseriesfinals2014-yves8124_rotator

    POLL – Who will be the next new world #1?

    Last year several of the world’s elite badminton players reached the prestigious #1 spot in the BWF World Rankings for the first time in their careers.  Who will be the first one to achieve that...

  • 20140830_1302_worldchampionships2014-yn0741_rotator

    Lee Chong Wei’s rocky road to Rio

    Malaysian men’s singles star Lee Chong Wei has stated publicly that he will retire if given the standard 2-year doping ban but in the event that he can get a reduction, how short a ban...

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