Badminton World Federation (BWF): News

15 Mar 2023

Kidambi Srikanth

All England Open 2023: Kidambi Srikanth beats Toma Junior Popov

Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth beat Toma Junior Popov in the men's singles Round of 32 at the 2023 All England Open on Wednesday.

28 Jan 2023


Indonesia Masters 2023: Lakshya Sen, Ashwini-Tanisha exit in quarter-finals

Ace Indian shuttler Lakshya Sen lost to Asian Games champion Jonatan Christie 21-15, 10-21, 13-21 in the men's singles quarter-finals at the Indonesia Masters Super 500.

23 Jan 2023

Viktor Axelsen

Kunlavut Vitidsarn stuns Viktor Axelsen to win India Open 2023

Thailand's Kunlavut Vitidsarn stunned two-time World Champion Viktor Axelsen of Denmark to lift the India Open Super 750.

20 Jan 2023

Lakshya Sen

India Open 2023: Lakshya Sen, Saina Nehwal ousted in R16 

The Indian badminton contingent received twin blows as both Lakshya Sen and Saina Nehwal exited in R16 of the ongoing Indian Open Super 750 on Thursday.

13 Jan 2023

HS Prannoy

Malaysia Open 2023: Prannoy loses to Kodai Naraoka in quarter-finals

Indian shuttler HS Prannoy made a quarter-final exit in the men's singles match of the Malaysia Open Super 1000 on Friday.

10 Jan 2023


Malaysia Open 2023: Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth suffer first-round exits

The Indian badminton contingent has been dealt a major blow, with shuttlers Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth exiting in the first round of the Malaysia Open.

27 Dec 2022

HS Prannoy

BWF Rankings: HS Prannoy regains career-best world number eight spot

Ace Indian shuttler HS Prannoy has been rewarded for his scintillating run in 2022.

14 Nov 2022

PV Sindhu

Injury rules PV Sindhu out of BWF World Tour Finals

Indian badminton star PV Sindhu will miss the season-ending 2022 BWF World Tour Finals scheduled in Guangzhou, China, starting December 14.

Badminton, India's Satwiksairaj-Chirag win the 2022 French Open: Key stats

India's Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty sealed an emphatic win to claim the men's doubles title at the 2022 French Open on Sunday.

Badminton, French Open: India's Satwiksairaj-Chirag storm into the finals

India's Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty torched South Korea's Choi Sol-gyu and Kim Won-ho 21-18, 21-14 to reach the finals of the 2022 French Open on Saturday.

27 Sep 2022

HS Prannoy

BWF Rankings: HS Prannoy enters top 15 after four years

Indian shuttler HS Prannoy has entered the top 15 of the Badminton World Federation (BWF) World Rankings after jumping one spot.

25 Aug 2022


BWF World Championships: Satwiksairaj-Chirag advance into men's doubles quarter-finals

Indian shuttlers Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty have bagged a quarter-final berth in the men's doubles of the BWF World Championships.

14 Aug 2022


India's PV Sindhu to miss BWF World Championships: Here's why

Ace Indian shuttler PV Sindhu will miss the upcoming Badminton World Championships set to commence on August 21.

22 May 2022

Thailand Open

Tzu-ying beats Yufei to clinch the 2022 Thailand Open

Number one seed Tai Tzu-ying outclassed China's Chen Yufei to clinch her maiden title at the Thailand Open on Sunday.

29 Apr 2022


2022 Badminton Asia Championships: PV Sindhu storms into semi-finals

Ace Indian shuttler PV Sindhu outclassed China's He Bing Jiao in the quarter-finals of the Badminton Asia Championships at the Muntinlupa Sports Complex.

10 Apr 2022


An Se-young overcomes Pornpawee Chochuwang in Korea Open final

South Korea's An Se-young beat Thailand's Pornpawee Chochuwong in straight sets to win the Women's Singles title at the Korea Open Badminton Championship 2022 on Sunday.

19 Dec 2021


Kidambi Srikanth beats Lakshya Sen, reaches BWF World Championships final

Kidambi Srikanth on Saturday became the first Indian man to reach the finals of the BWF World Badminton Championships.

24 Feb 2021

Saina Nehwal

All England Championships 2021: Everything you need to know

The All England Championships 2021 is all set to start from March 17 onwards in Birmingham, England.

29 Aug 2020


BWF issues safety protocols for badminton's restart

The Badminton World Federation (BWF), on Friday, published safety operating procedures for the resumption of the sport in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

07 Jul 2020


Carolina Marin offers medals to healthcare workers amid COVID-19 pandemic

Spanish badminton player Carolina Marin has offered all her medals to healthcare workers, who have been at the foreground in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic.

05 Jul 2020


Happy Birthday PV Sindhu: A look at her monumental feats

Indian shuttler Pusarla Venkata Sindhu turned 25 on Sunday.

04 Jul 2020


Lin Dan announces retirement: A look at his major records

Badminton legend Lin Dan has retired from the game.

22 May 2020


Badminton: BWF announces revamped tournament calendar for 2020

The Badminton World Federation (BWF) plans to resume the World Tour with the Taipei Open Super 300 meet on September 1.

Tokyo 2020 Olympics: IOA to revise preparation plans after postponement

The Indian Olympic Association on Wednesday stated that it will address the problems faced by athletes after the postponement of Tokyo Olympics, when it makes revised preparation plans.

25 Mar 2020


Coronavirus outbreak: Indian shuttlers push BWF to freeze rankings

The Indian badminton contingent has urged Badminton World Federation to halt the rankings amid the coronavirus pandemic.

24 Mar 2020


#CoronavirusOutbreak: Badminton Association of India urges players to 'remain positive'

The world has been impacted severely by the widespread coronavirus pandemic that has claimed more than 16,000 lives.

25 Nov 2019

Saina Nehwal

In-form Lakshya Sen seals Scottish Open title: Details here

India's rising men's singles badminton player Lakshya Sen claimed his fourth title in three months.

13 Oct 2019


Dutch Open: Lakshya Sen beats Yusuke Onodera to clinch title

Rising Indian shuttler Lakshya Sen has clinched the men's singles final in a three-game battle against Yusuke Onodera of Japan at the Dutch Open Super 100 tournament here on Sunday.

10 Oct 2019


Will pick and choose tournaments to remain fit: PV Sindhu

Indian women's badminton ace PV Sindhu on Thursday said she will pick and choose tournaments to stay fit ahead of the Tokyo Olympics 2020.

15 Sep 2019


Here are the records held by PV Sindhu

Indian badminton player PV Sindhu has been the newest sensation in the sport.

04 Aug 2019

Thailand Open

Thailand Open: Satwik and Chirag win men's doubles title

India's Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty etched their name in the record books after sealing the men's doubles title of the Thailand Open World Tour 500.

13 Dec 2018


2018 BWF World Tour: PV Sindhu beats world number one

PV Sindhu is currently playing in the 2018 BWF World Tour Finals and is at the top of group A after beating second and first ranked players, Akane Yamaguchi and Tai Tzu Ying, respectively.

14 Nov 2018


Badminton: PV Sindhu sets sights on number one ranking

Indian badminton ace PV Sindhu has set her sights on reaching the world number one ranking.

22 Oct 2018

French Open

Star shuttlers Saina, Sindhu, Srikanth seek success in French Open

Indian badminton stars, including Kidambi Srikanth, PV Sindhu, and Saina Nehwal will be eyeing their first major BWF title of the year when the French Open begins in Paris tomorrow.

21 Sep 2018


China Open: Ace shuttler Kidambi Srikanth bows out in quarterfinals

India's top badminton player Kidambi Srikanth today lost to reigning world champion Kento Momota in the quarterfinals, ending his campaign at the $1mn China Open BWF World Tour Super 1000 tournament in Changzhou.

28 Aug 2018

Saina Nehwal

#MeetTheMedalist: All you need to know about PV Sindhu

2016 Rio Olympics silver medalist, PV Sindhu, had to settle for second place at 2018 Asian Games.

22 Jul 2018


Shuttler Lakshya Sen wins Asia Junior Championship

Indian shuttler, Lakshya Sen, won the Badminton Asia Junior Championships on Sunday at Jakarta.

12 Apr 2018


BWF rankings: Srikanth announced as the new world number 1

India's badminton sensation Kidambi Srikanth became the new world number 1 on Thursday.

10 Apr 2018


Badminton: Kidambi Srikanth set to be world number 1

India's badminton sensation Kidambi Srikanth is set to become the new world number 1 on Thursday.

23 Mar 2018


Positive response to new service law experiment: BWF

The Badminton World Federation (BWF) has stated that it has received an initial positive response to the new service law.