India Complete Ascent to Summit

India are Thomas Cup champions.

For a country that participated in its first edition 73 years ago and never made it past the semifinals, the enormity of that achievement will need no reminding. The happenings of finals day will be recounted as sporting legend.

A Kidambi Srikanth rocket that homed in on unguarded space brought to reality what was, not so long ago, just remote possibility.

In their 3-0 takedown of defending champions Indonesia, India executed one of the most remarkable stories of the Thomas Cup, a story brought alive as much by what happened on court as off it. The wind in the team’s sails was the bond between its members, seniors and juniors, that created the energy needed to lift the players during critical periods. That one of the youngest members of the team – Priyanshu Rajawat – was given the honour of receiving the Thomas Cup on the podium said much about the bonds that had been forged.

India are Thomas Cup champions.

It was the manifestation of this spirit too that saw Lakshya Sen finally finding form at this event, after days spent recovering from a bout of food poisoning that had laid him low. Sen took his time to get into the contest against Anthony Sinisuka Ginting, but once his defence got organised, the momentum shifted, Sen a forceful presence that Ginting couldn’t shake off. The vital first blow was struck.

When they look back on this final, Indonesia will ruminate over their four missed match points in the second match, between Mohammad Ahsan/Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy/Chirag Shetty. The Indonesians were nearly locked in for the tie-leveller, at 20-17 in the second game.

“Before the tie, I talked to the team, I told them sometimes it’s a matter of the rhythm shifting on one point,” Rankireddy said later.

Shetty and Rankireddy celebrate their great escape.

It was Mohammad Ahsan, the most experienced of all in the teams’ line-up, who made the error, smashing into the net with the Indians at his mercy. “Luck had turned our way,” said Rankireddy. Two more match points would be saved and the decider won by a narrow margin.

Seven months ago Jonatan Christie had seen his team through to the title, but today he was up against Kidambi Srikanth, who’d been the rock for his team all week. And so, when Kidambi saved two game points in the second and created his opportunity for the title, there was almost a sense of inevitability to what would follow – shuttle high in the air, a leap, a smash. India were champions for the first time in a major team event.

“Even after leading 2-0, we knew that Indonesia have a strong team and it was important to close out and win those crucial points,” said Kidambi.

“This might sound a little dramatic. But you know, when I was in Korea for the Korea Masters, and the following week we had selection trials… immediately after those trials, when the team got announced, we created a (Whatsapp) group titled ‘We’ll Bring It Home’, or something like that. This happened a week before the tournament started. So yeah… we always thought we are capable, but we only had to be consistent. Coming here, it was a fantastic team and we had great atmosphere. We were a happy team, and we were really supporting each other and backing each other.

“I’m very happy. Every win, every achievement has its own uniqueness. India has never won the Thomas Cup before this. Now to be part of a team that has won the Thomas Cup and to contribute to the team’s win gives me a lot of happiness. Every time you contribute to the team’s win you get a different feeling, especially in a final. I’m happy that throughout this tournament I could win my matches and give those crucial points to the team.”

 

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SaarLorLux Open: Gilmour Breaks Title Drought

2 November 2020
Thailand Excited To Deliver Asian Leg of HSBC BWF World Tour

Thailand Excited To Deliver Asian Leg of HSBC BWF World Tour

29 October 2020
BWF Considering Options for Para Badminton Restart

BWF Considering Options for Para Badminton Restart

29 October 2020
A Role Model, Time and Again

A Role Model, Time and Again

22 October 2020
BWF World Junior Championships Cancelled

BWF World Junior Championships Cancelled

22 October 2020
Denmark Open Passes Crucial Test With Flying Colours

Denmark Open Passes Crucial Test With Flying Colours

21 October 2020
Denmark Open: Gemke Heroic in Defeat to Antonsen

Denmark Open: Gemke Heroic in Defeat to Antonsen

19 October 2020
Denmark Open: Okuhara Back to Title-Winning Ways

Denmark Open: Okuhara Back to Title-Winning Ways

18 October 2020
Denmark Open: Ellis/Langridge Break 45-Year Spell

Denmark Open: Ellis/Langridge Break 45-Year Spell

18 October 2020
Denmark Open: Jordan Debuts With a Grateful Hart

Denmark Open: Jordan Debuts With a Grateful Hart

15 October 2020
Denmark Open: Upcoming Danes Upset Favourites

Denmark Open: Upcoming Danes Upset Favourites

15 October 2020
Denmark Open: Jorgensen to Bid Adieu After Home Event

Denmark Open: Jorgensen to Bid Adieu After Home Event

15 October 2020
‘Caged Lion’ Astrup Ready to Roar

‘Caged Lion’ Astrup Ready to Roar

9 October 2020
Japan Confirm Withdrawals from Denmark Open

Japan Confirm Withdrawals from Denmark Open

7 October 2020
Brian Kliwon: Umpire, athlete and future doctor

Brian Kliwon: Umpire, athlete and future doctor

6 October 2020
Denmark Open – An Opportunity for Rising Stars

Denmark Open – An Opportunity for Rising Stars

30 September 2020
‘Asian Leg Might Provide Blueprint for Cluster Tournaments’

‘Asian Leg Might Provide Blueprint for Cluster Tournaments’

29 September 2020
Momota, Marin Headline Badminton’s Return

Momota, Marin Headline Badminton’s Return

26 September 2020
Badminton Icon: Betty Uber

Badminton Icon: Betty Uber

6 September 2020
Statement from BWF President Poul-Erik Høyer

Statement from BWF President Poul-Erik Høyer

3 September 2020
Herbert Scheele’s Thomas Cup Story

Herbert Scheele’s Thomas Cup Story

3 September 2020
Tokyo 2020: Paralympic Stars to Watch

Tokyo 2020: Paralympic Stars to Watch

1 September 2020
Shuttle Time at Home | Challenge 5: Calf Catching

Shuttle Time at Home | Challenge 5: Calf Catching

1 September 2020
BWF Ready for the Return to International Badminton

BWF Ready for the Return to International Badminton

28 August 2020
BWF Announces Adjusted Tournament Calendar for 2020

BWF Announces Adjusted Tournament Calendar for 2020

27 August 2020
Tokyo 2020 – A Long, Extended Wait for A Dream

Tokyo 2020 – A Long, Extended Wait for A Dream

25 August 2020
AirBadminton Debuts at Guangzhou Sports Festival

AirBadminton Debuts at Guangzhou Sports Festival

13 August 2020
Para Badminton Tournaments Suspended

Para Badminton Tournaments Suspended

13 August 2020
Zheng and Huang Embrace New Ambassador Role

Zheng and Huang Embrace New Ambassador Role

10 August 2020
AirBadminton Makes Mark at Beach Sports Week in Dubai

AirBadminton Makes Mark at Beach Sports Week in Dubai

6 August 2020
TOTAL BWF Thomas & Uber Cup Finals 2020 Draw

TOTAL BWF Thomas & Uber Cup Finals 2020 Draw

3 August 2020
Shuttle World 30 Is Online

Shuttle World 30 Is Online

30 July 2020
Lee Made Me the Player I Was, Says Lin Dan

Lee Made Me the Player I Was, Says Lin Dan

28 July 2020
Shuttle Time at Home | Challenge 3: Balance & Throw

Shuttle Time at Home | Challenge 3: Balance & Throw

9 July 2020
Shuttle Time Trumps Regular PE, Says Study

Shuttle Time Trumps Regular PE, Says Study

2 July 2020
Extra Time a Blessing For Suzuki and Kajiwara

Extra Time a Blessing For Suzuki and Kajiwara

30 June 2020
Quiet Goodbye for Genial Champ

Quiet Goodbye for Genial Champ

27 June 2020
Rashid Sidek Aids Cheah’s Quest for Paralympic Glory

Rashid Sidek Aids Cheah’s Quest for Paralympic Glory

18 June 2020
Time for Self-Reflection, Says Greysia Polii

Time for Self-Reflection, Says Greysia Polii

16 June 2020
Suits and Stages: Greenland Duo Rocking New Gigs

Suits and Stages: Greenland Duo Rocking New Gigs

13 June 2020
Arab Federation’s Online Sessions a Big Draw

Arab Federation’s Online Sessions a Big Draw

11 June 2020
YONEX Swiss Open and European Championships Cancelled

YONEX Swiss Open and European Championships Cancelled

10 June 2020
Shuttle Time at Home | Challenge 2: Backhand Low Serve

Shuttle Time at Home | Challenge 2: Backhand Low Serve

9 June 2020
Updates on Tournament Status for 2020 Season

Updates on Tournament Status for 2020 Season

4 June 2020
Badminton Triumphs Trump Cricket Dreams for Tarun Dhillon

Badminton Triumphs Trump Cricket Dreams for Tarun Dhillon

2 June 2020
For Malaysia, Another Lee Rises

For Malaysia, Another Lee Rises

1 June 2020
BWF World Junior Championships 2020 Rescheduled

BWF World Junior Championships 2020 Rescheduled

29 May 2020
BWF Announces Updated Olympic and Paralympic Qualifying Regulations

BWF Announces Updated Olympic and Paralympic Qualifying Regulations

27 May 2020
Marcus Ellis | Part I: Our fittest athlete?

Marcus Ellis | Part I: Our fittest athlete?

26 May 2020
BWF Announces Revamped Tournament Calendar for 2020

BWF Announces Revamped Tournament Calendar for 2020

22 May 2020
Shuttle Time at Home | Challenge 1: Balloon Tap

Shuttle Time at Home | Challenge 1: Balloon Tap

19 May 2020
Tontowi Ahmad – A Skilful Player Who Left his Mark

Tontowi Ahmad – A Skilful Player Who Left his Mark

18 May 2020
Away From Puzzling Opponents, Tai Works on Jigsaw

Away From Puzzling Opponents, Tai Works on Jigsaw

14 May 2020
One Year of AirBadminton: AirShuttle Ready to Fly

One Year of AirBadminton: AirShuttle Ready to Fly

13 May 2020
Ho-Shue & Yakura Look to Emerge Stronger

Ho-Shue & Yakura Look to Emerge Stronger

9 May 2020
Star Creation Programme Delivers ‘New Stars’

Star Creation Programme Delivers ‘New Stars’

7 May 2020
It’s All About Family and Country for Oktila

It’s All About Family and Country for Oktila

3 May 2020
‘The Break is Nice… But It’s a Little Too Long!’

‘The Break is Nice… But It’s a Little Too Long!’

2 May 2020
BWF World Championships 2021 Rescheduled

BWF World Championships 2021 Rescheduled

1 May 2020
Shuttle World 29 is Online

Shuttle World 29 is Online

30 April 2020
Antonsen’s Vlog Offers a Close View of Athlete Life

Antonsen’s Vlog Offers a Close View of Athlete Life

30 April 2020
New Dates for TOTAL BWF Thomas and Uber Finals 2020

New Dates for TOTAL BWF Thomas and Uber Finals 2020

29 April 2020
YONEX US Open 2020 Suspended

YONEX US Open 2020 Suspended

28 April 2020
Tips on Handling Isolation, From Badminton-Playing Cosmonaut

Tips on Handling Isolation, From Badminton-Playing Cosmonaut

25 April 2020
BWF Unveils New Ambassadors for ‘i am badminton’ Campaign

BWF Unveils New Ambassadors for ‘i am badminton’ Campaign

22 April 2020
Chou Thankful for Chance to Rest and Recharge

Chou Thankful for Chance to Rest and Recharge

20 April 2020
Choong Hann Underlines ‘Value Add’ During Lockdown Training

Choong Hann Underlines ‘Value Add’ During Lockdown Training

18 April 2020
On This Day: India Toasts First Men’s Singles World No.1

On This Day: India Toasts First Men’s Singles World No.1

12 April 2020
Online Sessions, Smartwatches: Thai Players Train in Lockdown

Online Sessions, Smartwatches: Thai Players Train in Lockdown

9 April 2020
Teitiria and Tinabora – Kiribati’s Perfect Badminton Role Models

Teitiria and Tinabora – Kiribati’s Perfect Badminton Role Models

8 April 2020
Update on TOTAL BWF Thomas and Uber Cup Finals 2020

Update on TOTAL BWF Thomas and Uber Cup Finals 2020

7 April 2020
BWF Suspends Further Tournaments in May, June and July

BWF Suspends Further Tournaments in May, June and July

6 April 2020
VICTOR Sports on board to launch AirShuttle

VICTOR Sports on board to launch AirShuttle

2 April 2020
Study Sheds More Light on Jump Smash

Study Sheds More Light on Jump Smash

2 April 2020
BWF Freezes Rankings

BWF Freezes Rankings

31 March 2020
Conrad-Petersen to Bid Adieu After Thomas Cup

Conrad-Petersen to Bid Adieu After Thomas Cup

27 March 2020
Sindhu Does Her Bit to Aid COVID-19 Fight

Sindhu Does Her Bit to Aid COVID-19 Fight

27 March 2020
BWF Responds to Tokyo 2020 Postponement

BWF Responds to Tokyo 2020 Postponement

25 March 2020
BARFOOT & THOMPSON New Zealand Open 2020 Suspended

BARFOOT & THOMPSON New Zealand Open 2020 Suspended

23 March 2020
Enigmatic Russians Again Serve Up Surprise

Enigmatic Russians Again Serve Up Surprise

22 March 2020
TOTAL BWF Thomas and Uber Cup Finals 2020 Postponed

TOTAL BWF Thomas and Uber Cup Finals 2020 Postponed

20 March 2020
COVID-19 Leads to Suspension of Further Events

COVID-19 Leads to Suspension of Further Events

20 March 2020
With Promising Early Season, Chochuwong Makes Inroads

With Promising Early Season, Chochuwong Makes Inroads

19 March 2020
Behind the Badminton Strings

Behind the Badminton Strings

13 March 2020
All England: Chochuwong Battles Into Quarters

All England: Chochuwong Battles Into Quarters

13 March 2020
All England: Russians Find Form at Favourite Venue

All England: Russians Find Form at Favourite Venue

13 March 2020
BWF Media Statement on YONEX-SUNRISE India Open 2020

BWF Media Statement on YONEX-SUNRISE India Open 2020

11 March 2020
Sizzling Starters on Opening Day Menu

Sizzling Starters on Opening Day Menu

10 March 2020
‘Scarred’ Momota Dreaming of Olympic Glory Again

‘Scarred’ Momota Dreaming of Olympic Glory Again

9 March 2020
International Women’s Day: BWF’s Focus On Gender Equity

International Women’s Day: BWF’s Focus On Gender Equity

8 March 2020
Badminton Asia Championships Moved To Manila

Badminton Asia Championships Moved To Manila

4 March 2020
Indonesia, Japan Top-Seeded for TUC

Indonesia, Japan Top-Seeded for TUC

4 March 2020
IOC President Confident of Successful Olympics

IOC President Confident of Successful Olympics

4 March 2020
Important COVID-19 Updates

Important COVID-19 Updates

28 February 2020
BWF Media Statement on YONEX German Open 2020

BWF Media Statement on YONEX German Open 2020

26 February 2020
BWF Statement on Postponement of Vietnam International Challenge

BWF Statement on Postponement of Vietnam International Challenge

25 February 2020
Moment to Cherish as Siblings Become First Samoan Umpires at VOC

Moment to Cherish as Siblings Become First Samoan Umpires at VOC

21 February 2020
TUC 2020 Lineup is Complete!

TUC 2020 Lineup is Complete!

20 February 2020
Pramod Bhagat Clinches Double

Pramod Bhagat Clinches Double

17 February 2020
On This Day: Betty Uber Wins 50th Straight International

On This Day: Betty Uber Wins 50th Straight International

14 February 2020
World Mental Health Day: 9 Health and Social Benefits of Badminton

World Mental Health Day: 9 Health and Social Benefits of Badminton

10 October 2019
Cosmonaut Says Badminton Ideal for Space Crews

Cosmonaut Says Badminton Ideal for Space Crews

10 October 2019
HSBC Race To Guangzhou – Women’s Doubles

HSBC Race To Guangzhou – Women’s Doubles

9 October 2019
Antonsen Bows to Momota’s Class – Basel 2019

Antonsen Bows to Momota’s Class – Basel 2019

25 August 2019
Gold – At Last! – Basel 2019

Gold – At Last! – Basel 2019

25 August 2019
Poveda Makes It a First for Peru – Basel 2019

Poveda Makes It a First for Peru – Basel 2019

25 August 2019
Intanon Survives Scare – Basel 2019

Intanon Survives Scare – Basel 2019

22 August 2019
Belated Birthday Blitz! – Basel 2019

Belated Birthday Blitz! – Basel 2019

22 August 2019
Girl Power – Basel 2019

Girl Power – Basel 2019

22 August 2019
Jia Min Ousts Top Seed – Basel 2019

Jia Min Ousts Top Seed – Basel 2019

20 August 2019
Lin’s Challenge Sputters Out – Basel 2019

Lin’s Challenge Sputters Out – Basel 2019

20 August 2019
Mazur On Track to Retain Crown – Basel 2019

Mazur On Track to Retain Crown – Basel 2019

20 August 2019
Trading One Set of Wheels for Another

Trading One Set of Wheels for Another

20 August 2019
Ouseph Exits Stage, Bids Goodbye – Basel 2019

Ouseph Exits Stage, Bids Goodbye – Basel 2019

19 August 2019
A Title Dedicated to a Battle Against Cancer

A Title Dedicated to a Battle Against Cancer

19 August 2019
World Championships Draw Released

World Championships Draw Released

5 August 2019
Marin, Shi Join Axelsen on Sidelines

Marin, Shi Join Axelsen on Sidelines

5 August 2019
Chen Dashes Thailand’s Hopes – Thailand Open: Finals

Chen Dashes Thailand’s Hopes – Thailand Open: Finals

4 August 2019
Thai Wins Delight Local Fans – Thailand Open: Day 3

Thai Wins Delight Local Fans – Thailand Open: Day 3

1 August 2019
Lin Dan is My Idol Says Rhustavito – Thailand Open: Day 3

Lin Dan is My Idol Says Rhustavito – Thailand Open: Day 3

1 August 2019
New Para Badminton Chapter Unfolds in Basel

New Para Badminton Chapter Unfolds in Basel

1 August 2019
Kim/Kong on Song – Japan Open: Doubles Finals

Kim/Kong on Song – Japan Open: Doubles Finals

28 July 2019
Japan Enjoy Singles Supremacy – Japan Open: Finals

Japan Enjoy Singles Supremacy – Japan Open: Finals

28 July 2019
Olympic Fever in Tokyo

Olympic Fever in Tokyo

27 July 2019
Chou is Last Man Standing! – Indonesia Open: Day 6

Chou is Last Man Standing! – Indonesia Open: Day 6

21 July 2019
Yamaguchi Slays Sudirman Cup Demons – Indonesia Open: Day 6

Yamaguchi Slays Sudirman Cup Demons – Indonesia Open: Day 6

21 July 2019
Fukushima/Hirota Prevail – Indonesia Open: Day 6

Fukushima/Hirota Prevail – Indonesia Open: Day 6

21 July 2019
A Rivalry That Elevated Badminton

A Rivalry That Elevated Badminton

16 June 2019
Lee Chong Wei – A Model of Consistency

Lee Chong Wei – A Model of Consistency

14 June 2019
Lee Chong Wei Bids Farewell

Lee Chong Wei Bids Farewell

13 June 2019
As It Happened CHN vs JPN – Sudirman Cup ‘19

As It Happened CHN vs JPN – Sudirman Cup ‘19

27 May 2019
Celebrations and Concessions – Sudirman Cup ’19

Celebrations and Concessions – Sudirman Cup ’19

26 May 2019
China’s Young Heroes Reclaim Title – Sudirman Cup ’19

China’s Young Heroes Reclaim Title – Sudirman Cup ’19

26 May 2019
AirBadminton – The New Outdoor Game

AirBadminton – The New Outdoor Game

13 May 2019
Spotlight On Canada-Germany Clash

Spotlight On Canada-Germany Clash

11 May 2019
Women’s Doubles at Sudirman Cup – A Form Guide

Women’s Doubles at Sudirman Cup – A Form Guide

10 May 2019
The Clash of Powerhouses – Sudirman Cup in the 90s

The Clash of Powerhouses – Sudirman Cup in the 90s

7 May 2019
Timely Reward for Christie

Timely Reward for Christie

6 May 2019
So Young, So Bright

So Young, So Bright

6 May 2019
Thai Typhoon Strikes – Singapore Open: Doubles Finals

Thai Typhoon Strikes – Singapore Open: Doubles Finals

14 April 2019
Momota, Tai Reign Supreme – Singapore Open: Singles Finals

Momota, Tai Reign Supreme – Singapore Open: Singles Finals

14 April 2019
Rugby Legend Smitten by Badminton

Rugby Legend Smitten by Badminton

13 April 2019
Zheng & Huang Unstoppable – Malaysia Open: Doubles Finals

Zheng & Huang Unstoppable – Malaysia Open: Doubles Finals

7 April 2019
Tai up and running in 2019 – Malaysia Open: Women’s Singles Final

Tai up and running in 2019 – Malaysia Open: Women’s Singles Final

7 April 2019
Superdan’s Back! – Malaysia Open: Men’s Singles Final

Superdan’s Back! – Malaysia Open: Men’s Singles Final

7 April 2019
Qu Zimo Wins Triple Crown – ENESCUP 2019

Qu Zimo Wins Triple Crown – ENESCUP 2019

1 April 2019
Lee/Wang On a Roll – India Open: Doubles Finals

Lee/Wang On a Roll – India Open: Doubles Finals

31 March 2019
Axelsen, Intanon Triumph – India Open: Singles Finals

Axelsen, Intanon Triumph – India Open: Singles Finals

31 March 2019
Momota Races Ahead in Earnings

Momota Races Ahead in Earnings

29 March 2019

Early Test for Hosts China: Sudirman Cup Draw

19 March 2019
Swiss Treat for Bay-Smidt/Soby – Yonex Swiss Open: Review

Swiss Treat for Bay-Smidt/Soby – Yonex Swiss Open: Review

18 March 2019
Young Malaysians Steal Spotlight

Young Malaysians Steal Spotlight

16 March 2019
History-Maker Momota – All England: Finals

History-Maker Momota – All England: Finals

11 March 2019
Revenge is Sweet – All England: Finals

Revenge is Sweet – All England: Finals

11 March 2019
Vintage Warriors Reclaim Throne – All England: Finals

Vintage Warriors Reclaim Throne – All England: Finals

10 March 2019
Momota Back to Winning Ways – German Open: Review

Momota Back to Winning Ways – German Open: Review

4 March 2019
Lamsfuss/Seidel Gear Up for All England

Lamsfuss/Seidel Gear Up for All England

3 March 2019
Boe and Mogensen Set For Swansong at All England

Boe and Mogensen Set For Swansong at All England

2 March 2019
Para Badminton Gets Further Boost With Inclusion at Paris 2024

Para Badminton Gets Further Boost With Inclusion at Paris 2024

28 January 2019
Antonsen Has the Answers – Indonesia Masters

Antonsen Has the Answers – Indonesia Masters

27 January 2019
Vintage Show by Ahsan/Setiawan – Indonesia Masters

Vintage Show by Ahsan/Setiawan – Indonesia Masters

26 January 2019
No Stopping Minions – Malaysia Masters: Finals

No Stopping Minions – Malaysia Masters: Finals

20 January 2019
Sparkling Intanon Outwits Marin – Malaysia Masters: Finals

Sparkling Intanon Outwits Marin – Malaysia Masters: Finals

20 January 2019
Rest and Reset – Michelle’s Mantra

Rest and Reset – Michelle’s Mantra

19 January 2019
Back on Top – Doubles Finals: HSBC BWF World Tour Finals

Back on Top – Doubles Finals: HSBC BWF World Tour Finals

16 December 2018
Guts and Glory! – Singles Finals: HSBC BWF World Tour Finals 2018

Guts and Glory! – Singles Finals: HSBC BWF World Tour Finals 2018

16 December 2018
Nozomi v Sindhu for Gold! – Day 4: HSBC BWF World Tour Finals

Nozomi v Sindhu for Gold! – Day 4: HSBC BWF World Tour...

15 December 2018
Players Leave Talking to Courts

Players Leave Talking to Courts

10 December 2018
World Champions in ‘Group of Death’

World Champions in ‘Group of Death’

10 December 2018
Who Can Stop Zheng and Huang? – Mixed Doubles Preview

Who Can Stop Zheng and Huang? – Mixed Doubles Preview

10 December 2018
Li Prevents Home Sweep – GWANGJU Korea Masters 2018: Review

Li Prevents Home Sweep – GWANGJU Korea Masters 2018: Review

3 December 2018
Meet the Top Eight – Women’s Singles Qualifiers

Meet the Top Eight – Women’s Singles Qualifiers

2 December 2018
Meet the Top Eight – Men’s Singles Qualifiers

Meet the Top Eight – Men’s Singles Qualifiers

30 November 2018
Verma, Ellis/Smith Book Guangzhou Spots

Verma, Ellis/Smith Book Guangzhou Spots

26 November 2018
Historic Win for Chan Ho Yuen – Finals: Australia Para-Badminton International 2018

Historic Win for Chan Ho Yuen – Finals: Australia Para-Badminton International 2018

25 November 2018
Michael Fuchs Relishing Coaching Challenge

Michael Fuchs Relishing Coaching Challenge

20 November 2018
Golden Glow for Goh, Vitidsarn – Finals: LI-NING BWF World Junior Championships 2018

Golden Glow for Goh, Vitidsarn – Finals: LI-NING BWF World Junior Championships...

19 November 2018
Eight’s Great! – Finals: YONEX-SUNRISE Hong Kong Open 2018

Eight’s Great! – Finals: YONEX-SUNRISE Hong Kong Open 2018

18 November 2018
Kenneth Larsen Pitches for Reflective Training

Kenneth Larsen Pitches for Reflective Training

18 November 2018
Guangzhou in Readiness for Inaugural HSBC BWF World Tour Finals

Guangzhou in Readiness for Inaugural HSBC BWF World Tour Finals

12 November 2018
HSBC Life Promotes Healthy and Active Lifestyle Through Badminton

HSBC Life Promotes Healthy and Active Lifestyle Through Badminton

12 November 2018
‘Chen-pion’ At Last! – Finals: Fuzhou China Open 2018

‘Chen-pion’ At Last! – Finals: Fuzhou China Open 2018

11 November 2018
Yamaguchi Breaks Tai’s Spell – Finals: YONEX French Open 2018

Yamaguchi Breaks Tai’s Spell – Finals: YONEX French Open 2018

29 October 2018
Chen Stops Momota – Semi-finals: YONEX French Open 2018

Chen Stops Momota – Semi-finals: YONEX French Open 2018

28 October 2018
Stoevas in Semi-finals: Day 4 – YONEX French Open 2018

Stoevas in Semi-finals: Day 4 – YONEX French Open 2018

27 October 2018
Simply ‘One’-derful! – Finals: DANISA Denmark Open 2018

Simply ‘One’-derful! – Finals: DANISA Denmark Open 2018

21 October 2018
Stars Outshine Rivals – Day 5: DANISA Denmark Open 2018

Stars Outshine Rivals – Day 5: DANISA Denmark Open 2018

20 October 2018
Roller-Coaster Win for Sen – Semi-finals: YOG 2018

Roller-Coaster Win for Sen – Semi-finals: YOG 2018

12 October 2018
Top Seed Falls, Fifth Seed Survives – YOG 2018

Top Seed Falls, Fifth Seed Survives – YOG 2018

11 October 2018
Millionaire Heaven! – Review: YONEX Chinese Taipei Open 2018

Millionaire Heaven! – Review: YONEX Chinese Taipei Open 2018

7 October 2018
Chou, Okuhara Triumph – Finals: VICTOR Korea Open 2018

Chou, Okuhara Triumph – Finals: VICTOR Korea Open 2018

30 September 2018
Sugiarto Surge Downs Christie – Semi-finals: VICTOR Korea Open 2018

Sugiarto Surge Downs Christie – Semi-finals: VICTOR Korea Open 2018

29 September 2018
Seo Steps Up – Day 4: VICTOR Korea Open 2018

Seo Steps Up – Day 4: VICTOR Korea Open 2018

28 September 2018
Tunjung Outplays Beiwen Zhang – Day 3: VICTOR China Open 2018

Tunjung Outplays Beiwen Zhang – Day 3: VICTOR China Open 2018

20 September 2018
Tai Crashes Out – Day 2: VICTOR China Open 2018

Tai Crashes Out – Day 2: VICTOR China Open 2018

19 September 2018
Sparkling Start by Ardianto/Alfian – Day 1: VICTOR China Open 2018

Sparkling Start by Ardianto/Alfian – Day 1: VICTOR China Open 2018

18 September 2018
King Kento, Queen Carolina – Singles Finals: TOTAL BWF World Championships 2018

King Kento, Queen Carolina – Singles Finals: TOTAL BWF World Championships 2018

6 August 2018
Young Sensations! – Doubles Finals: TOTAL BWF World Championships 2018

Young Sensations! – Doubles Finals: TOTAL BWF World Championships 2018

5 August 2018
History in the Making – Semi-Finals: TOTAL BWF World Championships 2018

History in the Making – Semi-Finals: TOTAL BWF World Championships 2018

4 August 2018
Singles Champions Out! – Day 5: TOTAL BWF World Championships 2018

Singles Champions Out! – Day 5: TOTAL BWF World Championships 2018

3 August 2018
‘Top’-pled! – Day 5: TOTAL BWF World Championships 2018

‘Top’-pled! – Day 5: TOTAL BWF World Championships 2018

3 August 2018
Liew Flies High – Day 4: TOTAL BWF World Championships 2018

Liew Flies High – Day 4: TOTAL BWF World Championships 2018

2 August 2018
Indians Exact Revenge – Day 2: TOTAL BWF World Championships 2018

Indians Exact Revenge – Day 2: TOTAL BWF World Championships 2018

31 July 2018
Back from the Brink! – Day 2: TOTAL BWF World Championships 2018

Back from the Brink! – Day 2: TOTAL BWF World Championships 2018

31 July 2018
Tunjung Waltzes Into Second Round – Day 1: TOTAL BWF World Championships 2018

Tunjung Waltzes Into Second Round – Day 1: TOTAL BWF World Championships...

30 July 2018
Lin Starts Quest Tomorrow

Lin Starts Quest Tomorrow

29 July 2018
Axelsen: Momota a Complete Player

Axelsen: Momota a Complete Player

29 July 2018
Several Strong Contenders – Mixed Doubles Preview: TOTAL BWF World Championships 2018

Several Strong Contenders – Mixed Doubles Preview: TOTAL BWF World Championships 2018

28 July 2018
Minions on Fire – Men’s Doubles Preview: TOTAL BWF World Championships 2018

Minions on Fire – Men’s Doubles Preview: TOTAL BWF World Championships 2018

25 July 2018
Tai the Frontrunner – Women’s Singles Preview: TOTAL BWF World Championships 2018

Tai the Frontrunner – Women’s Singles Preview: TOTAL BWF World Championships 2018

24 July 2018
Spotlight on Momota – Men’s Singles Preview: TOTAL BWF World Championships 2018

Spotlight on Momota – Men’s Singles Preview: TOTAL BWF World Championships 2018

23 July 2018
Singapore Sting! – Doubles Finals: Singapore Open 2018

Singapore Sting! – Doubles Finals: Singapore Open 2018

22 July 2018
Back to Winning Ways – Singles Finals: Singapore Open 2018

Back to Winning Ways – Singles Finals: Singapore Open 2018

22 July 2018
Close Call – Day 5: Singapore Open 2018

Close Call – Day 5: Singapore Open 2018

21 July 2018
Europe’s ‘Mixed Troubles’– Day 3: Singapore Open 2018

Europe’s ‘Mixed Troubles’– Day 3: Singapore Open 2018

19 July 2018
Out ‘Yu’ Go! – Day 2: Singapore Open 2018

Out ‘Yu’ Go! – Day 2: Singapore Open 2018

18 July 2018
Adcocks Comeback – Day 1: Singapore Open 2018

Adcocks Comeback – Day 1: Singapore Open 2018

17 July 2018
Acclaimed Official Peter Ganes Passes Away

Acclaimed Official Peter Ganes Passes Away

31 May 2018
Title No.10 for China – Thomas Cup Final: TOTAL BWF Thomas & Uber Cup Finals 2018

Title No.10 for China – Thomas Cup Final: TOTAL BWF Thomas &...

27 May 2018
Women of the Rising ‘Stun’! – Uber Cup Final: TOTAL BWF TUC Finals 2018

Women of the Rising ‘Stun’! – Uber Cup Final: TOTAL BWF TUC...

26 May 2018
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