World No.1 Lee Chong Wei produced his best performance of the week today to be a step away from the elusive Men’s Singles World Championship that would further enhance his already legendary status.
Traditional powerhouses China, Korea and Denmark continued to dominate the Li-Ning BWF World Championships but there were a couple of unexpected semi-finalists. Here are some snapshots of the action.
Carolina Marin, the 21-year-old left-hander from Spain, and Danish 20-year-old, Viktor Axelsen, announced themselves on badminton’s big stage tonight, securing World Championship medals for their countries.
PV Sindhu – she of the barnstorming attack – upset the seedings for the second successive day and year, crashing the potential all-China finale to reach the Li-Ning BWF World Championships semi-finals today.
Several favoured players, including Men’s Singles third seed Jan O Jorgensen, stumbled at the Li-Ning BWF World Championships yesterday. Here are some images of the day's action.
Jan O Jorgensen’s dream of emulating compatriot greats like Flemming Delfs and Peter Rasmussen vanished in 23 minutes of pain, panic and numbing disbelief in the third round of the Men’s Singles tonight.
There will be a new Women’s Singles queen as Minatsu Mitani of Japan knocked title-holder, Ratchanok Intanon, out of the Li-Ning BWF World Championships today in a last-16 battle.
Action at the Li-Ning BWF World Championships 2014 picked up momentum as the tournament headed towards its business end. Here are some snapshots from the third day’s play.
In an imposing performance, Jan Jorgensen maintained Denmark’s extraordinary World Championships tradition, romping into the last 16 of Men's Singles this afternoon in front of family and friends.
Indonesia’s squad – depleted by injury and illness to some of its stars – got an incredible lift today as unlikely heroines, Anggia Shitta Awanda and Della Destiara Haris, emphatically ousted the No.1 Women’s Doubles seeds.
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