World Championships Archive

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    2015 World Championships by the numbers

    With the BWF Total World Badminton Championships coming up, we present a little cheat sheet with the head-to-head records for most of the top seeds. Photos: Badmintonphoto Women’s singles has been such a wide-open field...

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    Poll – Gold to gold or silver to gold?

    It’s prediction time.  With the 2015 BWF Total World Championships coming up, we want to know how well Badzine readers can predict this year’s winners. Photos: Badmintonphoto Rather than a straight up poll on expected...

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    SPOTLIGHT – Kim Moon Soo on 30 years of doubles excellence

    Olympic gold medallist and two-time World Champion Kim Moon Soo looks back on winning Korea’s first ever badminton World Championship title, 30 years ago this week. Interview by Don Hearn.  Photos: Badmintonphoto and Don Hearn...

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    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...

  • 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...

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    Lee Chong Wei sentenced to ‘time served’

    Malaysian men’s singles star Lee Chong Wei has been given an 8-month ban by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) Doping Hearing Panel.  The decision, which was made on Saturday, April 25th, was announced today on...

  • Lee Chong Wei decision in time for Worlds?

    Lee Chong Wei decision in time for Worlds?

    The Badminton World Federation (BWF) could take up to three weeks to hand down a decision in Malaysian superstar Lee Chong Wei’s doping case, according to a report appearing last night on the online edition...

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    Ko Sung Hyun – This champion can win with anyone

    Men’s doubles World Champion Ko Sung Hyun went back to his badminton roots in the week following the 2015 All England.  In the small northern village of Hwacheon, Ko spoke to Badzine about his beginnings...

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