World Championships Archive

  • 20150810_2017_worldchampionships2015_rsal1758_rotator

    Canada’s #1 Martin Giuffre looks east and west as he heads to Rio

    Martin Giuffre, Canada’s highest ranked player in men’s singles badminton, spoke to Badzine recently about the unique challenges he faces as he attempts to qualify for the Olympics for the first time. By Don Hearn. ...

  • Worlds were not enough for national champion Yamaguchi

    Worlds were not enough for national champion Yamaguchi

    Two-time World Junior Champion Akane Yamaguchi is the only current top ten badminton player who missed the recent BWF World Championships.  Just as the women’s singles seeds were starting to make their initial appearances on...

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    WORLDS Finals – Fairy-tale win for Ahsan/Setiawan

    Mohammad Ahsan and Hendra Setiawan got what only the best and luckiest athletes in the world get: a chance to celebrate a World Championship in front of a home crowd. By Don Hearn, Badzine Correspondent...

  • 20150816_1643_worldchampionships2015_rsal0890_rotator

    WORLDS Finals – No new name, one 3rd game

    Four finals came and went at the 2015 BWF World Badminton Championships with exactly the same champions as last year, including Chen Long winning his repeat final over Lee Chong Wei and Zhao Yunlei with...

  • 20150815_2303_worldchampionships2015_rsal9570_rotator

    WORLDS SF – One chance for Indonesia!

    Hendra Setiawan and Mohammad Ahsan gave the crowd just what they wanted at the BWF World Badminton Championships ensuring their would be a home title highlight to cheer for in Istora Senayan. By Don Hearn,...

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    WORLDS SF – No win for Weni Fanetri

    The singles finalists are known for the 2015 BWF World Badminton Championships and Indonesia’s Linda Weni Fanetri was unable to make it past Saina Nehwal, while Lee and Chen will face off again in the...

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    WORLDS SF – Marin fight, fight, fights for finals spot

    Sung Ji Hyun got the first dozen points in all three games of her semi-final at the BWF World Badminton Championships but it was World Champion Carolina Marin who fought to 21 first and took...

  • 20150815_1357_worldchampionships2015_rsal7287_rotator

    WORLDS SF – No home title for former champs

    Tontowi Ahmad and Liliyana Natsir blew two match points in their semi-final of the BWF World Badminton Championships and allowed the defending champions to set up an all-Chinese mixed doubles final. By Don Hearn, Badzine...

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