World Championships Archive

  • 2017 Worlds headed for the ends of the Earth

    2017 Worlds headed for the ends of the Earth

    The Badminton World Federation (BWF) has announced the hosts of the 2017 Sudirman Cup and BWF World Championships as Gold Coast and Glasgow, respectively.  The announcements came after a BWF Council meeting this week in...

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    WORLDS Finals – Underdogs Ko/Shin outshine World #1s

    Ko Sung Hyun had a point to make against his ex-partners Lee Yong Dae and Yoo Yeon Seong at the opposite side of the court in the fight for the gold medal.  The outcome was...

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    WORLDS Finals – Carolina Marin is the new World Champion!

    Carolina Marin took centre stage to prove that fairy tales do come true.  She held her ground against a seemingly unbreakable wall, Olympic champion Li Xuerui and with the full support of the crowd, accomplished...

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    WORLDS SF – Denmark falls, Spain rises!

    Denmark’s shuttlers all failed to register victories in the semi-finals of their home Li-Ning BWF World Badminton Championships.  Axelsen, Boe/Morgensen and Fisher Nielsen/Pedersen were all defeated by their respective Asian opponents.  In a contrasting result,...

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    WORLDS SF – World #1s cruise to the finals

    The morning session at the Li-Ning BWF World Badminton Championships saw the world #1s from both men’s and women’s singles, Lee Chong Wei and Li Xuerui, authoritatively stamp their tickets to finals appearances at the...

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    WORLDS QF – 1st for Marin, 2nd for Sindhu

    Carolina Marin came back from a 19-21 first game loss against to earn a semi-final berth and effectively a World Championship medal, a first for her and for her country Spain.  In another match, P. ...

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    WORLDS R16 – 6 top 5s down on Day 4

    The seeds began to topple on Thursday at the Li-Ning BWF World Badminton Championships in Copenhagen.  In the afternoon schedule alone, six world top 5 players were ousted, including Denmark’s own Pedersen/Rytter Juhl, who lost...

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    WORLDS R32 – Top seeds Tang & Bao bow out

    Anggia Shitta Awanda and Della Destiara Haris of Indonesia stunned top seeds Bao/Tang on Day 3 of the Li-Ning BWF World Badminton Championships. By Don Hearn.  Photos: Badmintonphoto (live) At last year’s World Championships, all...

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