Articles about Badminton World Federation (BWF)

Tzu-ying beats Yufei to clinch the 2022 Thailand Open

22 May 2022

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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.

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

29 Apr 2022

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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.

An Se-young overcomes Pornpawee Chochuwang in Korea Open final

10 Apr 2022

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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.

Kidambi Srikanth beats Lakshya Sen, reaches BWF World Championships final

19 Dec 2021

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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.

Badminton: New-look Indian team ready for Sudirman Cup

25 Sep 2021

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Badminton: New-look Indian team ready for Sudirman Cup

An Indian team that is a nice blend of youth and experience will have to punch above its weight in what's going to be an arduous challenge in the Sudirman Cup mixed team championships in Finland on Sunday.

BWF cancels Syed Modi International badminton tournament

09 Sep 2021

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BWF cancels Syed Modi International badminton tournament

The Syed Modi International Super 300 tournament was on Thursday canceled by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) for the second year in a row.

All England Championships 2021: Everything you need to know

24 Feb 2021

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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.

Carolina Marin wins successive titles in Thailand: The key numbers

24 Jan 2021

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Carolina Marin wins successive titles in Thailand: The key numbers

2016 Rio Olympics gold medalist Carolina Marin won her second successive title in Thailand to smash several records.

BWF issues safety protocols for badminton's restart

29 Aug 2020

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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.

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

07 Jul 2020

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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.

Happy Birthday PV Sindhu: A look at her monumental feats

05 Jul 2020

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Happy Birthday PV Sindhu: A look at her monumental feats

Indian shuttler Pusarla Venkata Sindhu turned 25 on Sunday.

Lin Dan announces retirement: A look at his major records

04 Jul 2020

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Lin Dan announces retirement: A look at his major records

Badminton legend Lin Dan has retired from the game.

The plight of sporting events amid lockdown: Details here

29 May 2020

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The plight of sporting events amid lockdown: Details here

The sports fraternity has taken the brunt of COVID-19 pandemic in the past few months.

Badminton: BWF announces revamped tournament calendar for 2020

22 May 2020

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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.

Coronavirus outbreak: Indian badminton goes online amid lockdown

04 Apr 2020

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Coronavirus outbreak: Indian badminton goes online amid lockdown

National Badminton coach Pullela Gopichand gave tips to Indian shuttlers in an online program in the wake of coronavirus pandemic.

Tokyo 2020 Olympics: IOA to revise preparation plans after postponement

25 Mar 2020

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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.

Coronavirus outbreak: Indian shuttlers push BWF to freeze rankings

25 Mar 2020

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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.

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

24 Mar 2020

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#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.

PBL Season 5: Analyzing the top buys of each franchise

27 Nov 2019

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PBL Season 5: Analyzing the top buys of each franchise

The fifth edition of the Premier Badminton League (PBL) is around the corner and the auction for the same took place on Tuesday.

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

25 Nov 2019

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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.

Dutch Open: Lakshya Sen beats Yusuke Onodera to clinch title

13 Oct 2019

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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.

Will pick and choose tournaments to remain fit: PV Sindhu

10 Oct 2019

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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.

PV Sindhu's coach Kim Ji Hyun quits: Details here

24 Sep 2019

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PV Sindhu's coach Kim Ji Hyun quits: Details here

In what comes as a setback for Indian badminton star PV Sindhu, her long-time coach Kim Ji Hyun of South Korea has resigned, citing personal reasons.

Here are the records held by PV Sindhu

15 Sep 2019

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Here are the records held by PV Sindhu

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

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

04 Aug 2019

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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.

2018 BWF World Tour: PV Sindhu beats world number one

13 Dec 2018

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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.

Badminton: PV Sindhu sets sights on number one ranking

14 Nov 2018

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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.

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

22 Oct 2018

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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.

China Open: Ace shuttler Kidambi Srikanth bows out in quarterfinals

21 Sep 2018

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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.

#MeetTheMedalist: All you need to know about PV Sindhu

28 Aug 2018

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#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.

Shuttler Lakshya Sen wins Asia Junior Championship

22 Jul 2018

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Shuttler Lakshya Sen wins Asia Junior Championship

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

BWF rankings: Srikanth announced as the new world number 1

12 Apr 2018

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BWF rankings: Srikanth announced as the new world number 1

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

Badminton: Kidambi Srikanth set to be world number 1

10 Apr 2018

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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.

Positive response to new service law experiment: BWF

23 Mar 2018

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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.

All England Open: Yamaguchi beats Sindhu in semi-final

18 Mar 2018

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All England Open: Yamaguchi beats Sindhu in semi-final

PV Sindhu, who was India's last hope in All England Open, lost the semi-final against Akane Yamaguchi.

All England Open: Prannoy loses to world number 42 Yuxiang

17 Mar 2018

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All England Open: Prannoy loses to world number 42 Yuxiang

HS Prannoy's run at the 2018 All England Open came to an end after the shuttler was beaten by world number 42 Huang Yuxiang.

All England Open: Sindhu fends off Okuhara, enters semis

16 Mar 2018

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All England Open: Sindhu fends off Okuhara, enters semis

PV Sindhu moved into the semi-finals of the 2018 All England Open being held in Birmingham.

All England Open: Sindhu wins in 3-games, progresses to quarters

15 Mar 2018

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All England Open: Sindhu wins in 3-games, progresses to quarters

PV Sindhu moved to the quarter-finals of the All England Open being held in Birmingham.

Shuttlers unhappy after BWF sets new rules

13 Mar 2018

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Shuttlers unhappy after BWF sets new rules

Many of world's top shuttlers have expressed their unhappiness after the Badminton World Federation (BWF) brought certain changes in the rules.

Sameer Verma lifts Swiss Open title

26 Feb 2018

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Sameer Verma lifts Swiss Open title

Young Indian shuttler, Sameer Verma put in one of the best performances of his career to outclass former world number two, Jan O Jorgensen to clinch the men's singles title at the Swiss Open Super 300 tournament on Sunday.