All England 2017: A look at women’s singles

Less than two weeks remain until the 107th YONEX All England Open Badminton Championships get underway, and excitement has reached fever pitch after the draw was announced on Valentine’s Day.

Over the coming weeks, we’ll be previewing each and every event ahead of the first Superseries of the year kicking off. READ MORE


Denmark cruised to their 16th title at the European Mixed Team Championships with a 3-0 rout of Russia in Lubin, Poland, yesterday.

Minus their talisman Vladimir Ivanov, who had been instrumental in taking them to the final, Russia were outclassed. Ivan Sozonov teamed up with Ekaterina Bolotova for the opening Mixed Doubles and the pair started strongly against Joachim Fischer Nielsen/Christinna Pedersen. The Danes had to save a game point before taking a close first game; the second was much easier and they sealed the match 24-22 21-10. READ MORE

Vodafone PBL 2017: Badminton at its best

The Vodafone PBL Season 2 ended with a rousing note, thanks to the thrilling finale between the Chennai Smashers and Mumbai Rockets which ended 4-3 in favour of the former. The 2017 season turned out exactly what it promised to be, unpredictable, exciting and keenly-fought! READ MORE

Smashers ‘Trump’ Warriors to enter final

Chennai Smashers booked their place in the final of PBL 2017 as they overcame Awadhe Warriors 4-1 in a tense first semi-final at Delhi.

Match 1: Savitree Amitrapai/Bodin Issara (AWD) vs Gabrielle Adcock/Chris Adcock (CHE) READ MORE