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More Testing of 5x11 Scoring Option

More Testing of 5x11 Scoring Option

The Badminton World Federation will continue testing variations of the 5x11 scoring system to further explore the possibility of optimizing the scoring format in the future.

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World Beaters Qualify for ‘Destination Dubai’ Finale

World Beaters Qualify for ‘Destination Dubai’ Finale

A star-studded who’s who of world badminton has qualified for next month’s BWF Destination Dubai World Superseries Finals in the Middle East metropolis.

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BWF and IOC Fight Corruption with IBIS

BWF and IOC Fight Corruption with IBIS

The Badminton World Federation has reaffirmed its commitment to fighting illegal betting, match fixing and corruption in sport by signing up to the International Olympic Committee’s Integrity Betting Intelligence System (IBIS).

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MetLife Uses Badminton to Teach Life Skills

MetLife Uses Badminton to Teach Life Skills

Badminton became a teaching tool last week as MetLife launched the “MetLife Badminton – Youth Development Program” in Hong Kong.

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Yonex-Sunrise Hong Kong Open 2014 – Day 6: Son Wan Ho, Tai Tzu Ying Triumph

Yonex-Sunrise Hong Kong Open 2014 – Day 6: Son Wan Ho, Tai Tzu Ying Triumph

Son Wan Ho and Tai Tzu Ying emerged singles champions while Zhao Yunlei picked up a double on the final day of the Yonex-Sunrise Hong Kong Open today.

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Yonex-Sunrise Hong Kong Open 2014 – Day 5: Crafty Tai Befuddles Liu

Yonex-Sunrise Hong Kong Open 2014 – Day 5: Crafty Tai Befuddles Liu

Tai Tzu Ying’s artistry lit up semi-finals day at the Yonex-Sunrise Hong Kong Open, with the Chinese Taipei player dismantling Liu Xin’s challenge today. 

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Yonex-Sunrise Hong Kong Open 2014 – Day 4: Okuhara Outguns Yamaguchi

Yonex-Sunrise Hong Kong Open 2014 – Day 4: Okuhara Outguns Yamaguchi

Nozomi Okuhara’s extraordinary run at the Yonex-Sunrise Hong Kong Open continued as she made the Women’s Singles semi-finals, with compatriot Akane Yamaguchi becoming her latest victim. 

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Yonex-Sunrise Hong Kong Open 2014 – Day 3: Wang Shixian, Yihan Crash Out

Yonex-Sunrise Hong Kong Open 2014 – Day 3: Wang Shixian, Yihan Crash Out

Japan enjoyed good returns on a day of big upsets at the Yonex-Sunrise Hong Kong Open today.

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Yonex-Sunrise Hong Kong Open 2014 – Day 2: Srikanth Prevails in Clash of Champions

Yonex-Sunrise Hong Kong Open 2014 – Day 2: Srikanth Prevails in Clash of Champions

The clash of two recent champions in the opening round today set the stage for an exciting week at the Yonex-Sunrise Hong Kong Open.

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Yonex-Sunrise Hong Kong Open 2014 – Preview: Last Shot for Dubai Hopefuls

Yonex-Sunrise Hong Kong Open 2014 – Preview: Last Shot for Dubai Hopefuls

The much-travelled World Superseries caravan makes its final stop for 2014 at the Hong Kong Coliseum, with more than just the title at stake for many players.

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Thaihot China Open 2014 – Day 6: Srikanth, Nehwal Make History for India

Thaihot China Open 2014 – Day 6: Srikanth, Nehwal Make History for India

The badminton equivalent of an earthquake shook the Thaihot China Open with rank underdog Kidambi Srikanth outplaying Lin Dan in the final today.

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Thaihot China Open 2014 – Day 5: Srikanth in Maiden World Superseries Final

Thaihot China Open 2014 – Day 5: Srikanth in Maiden World Superseries Final

A fantasy came true for Kidambi Srikanth as he made the Men’s Singles final against Lin Dan at the Thaihot China Open today.

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Thaihot China Open 2014 – Day 4: Defending Champs Ahmad/Natsir Run Adrift

Thaihot China Open 2014 – Day 4: Defending Champs Ahmad/Natsir Run Adrift

Juniors Zheng Si Wei and Cheng Qingchen continued to storm through the draw at their home Thaihot China Open, scalping defending champions Tontowi Ahmad and Liliyana Natsir today.

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Badminton ‘Worlds’ Going to Glasgow in 2017

Badminton ‘Worlds’ Going to Glasgow in 2017

The BWF World Championships 2017 will be held in Glasgow, Scotland, following a decision by the Badminton World Federation earlier today in Lima, Peru.

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Gold Coast Wins Sudirman Cup 2017

Gold Coast Wins Sudirman Cup 2017

The Badminton World Federation tonight awarded the BWF Sudirman Cup 2017 to the Gold Coast in Australia – extending the event to a third continent for the first time in its 25-year history.

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