World Championships Archive

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    POLL – Who is most likely to be Europe’s 1st World Champion in 5 years?

    Europe’s last World Championship badminton title was mixed doubles in 2009.  Thomas Laybourn has since retired but Kamilla Rytter Juhl is back as one of the strongest contenders to keep a  World Championship title in...

  • Koo and Tan back together for Worlds

    Koo and Tan back together for Worlds

    2010 World Championship runners-up Koo Kien Keat and Tan Boon Heong will be reunited for the 2014 BWF World Badminton Championships, according to a report today in Malaysian daily The Star.  Although the Badminton Association...

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    How Lin Dan could still play for his 6th world title

    In spite of the confirmation that no wild card would be given this year by the Badminton World Federation (BWF), there is still an option within the grasp of the China Badminton Association for Lin...

  • No Wild Card for Lin Dan…nor anyone

    No Wild Card for Lin Dan…nor anyone

    The Badminton World Federation (BWF) will not give any wild card this year for the BWF World Championships in Copenhagen: not to Lin Dan, nor to anyone. According to different sources, a document was sent...

  • Internationaux de France 2013

    Happy April Fools’ Day! – Jonassen given World Champs wild card

    The news came in early on Tuesday.  Despite early hints that China’s Lin Dan might get another wild card to participate in the 2014 BWF World Championships, it will be Denmark’s Kenneth Jonassen who will...

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    Editorial – Should Lin Dan be given a wild card? No…and Yes.

    After the recent hints that Lin Dan could be the surprise beneficiary of a wild card for the BWF World Championships in Denmark this summer, reactions by fans have gone either one way or the...

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    A second World Champs wild card for Lin Dan?

    During a breakfast hosted by Badminton England to their VIP Members, Peter Gade, invited as a special guest, hinted that there were discussions going on about giving Lin Dan a wild card again for the...

  • Badzine readers choose Europe

    Badzine readers choose Europe

    Badzine readers would prefer to watch top-level badminton at Europe’s biggest tournaments in 2014, according to our latest Badzine Poll. We asked our readers which tournaments you would like to attend in 2014 were travel...

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