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  1. Sport - Hong Kong - BADMINTON

    Honeymoon over as Lee Chong Wei focuses on Hong Kong Badminton Open

    Posted Nov 21st 2012, 12:00am by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... Chan Kin-wa kinwa.chan@scmp.com Recently married world number one gets back to serious business in US$250,000 tournament Honeymoon over as Lee focuses on HK Open World number one Lee Chong Wei has cut short his honeymoon to play in this week's Yonex ...

  2. Sport - China - BADMINTON

    Former badminton world champion Wang Lin on her way back to her best

    Posted Nov 23rd 2012, 12:00am by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... Chan Kin-wa kinwa.chan@scmp.com After career-threatening injuries, former world No 1 is determined to get back to her best Wang Lin starts climb back up world rankings Wang Lin has had a roller-coaster ride in recent years, winning the world championships ...

  3. Blame rulesmakers, not players, for badminton farce

    Posted Aug 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... The knee-jerk reaction to the badminton fiasco has been scorn heaped on the unfortunate athletes at the centre of the storm who have been labelled as unsportsmanlike and cheats. The cries, I suspect, were louder because China was involved. They are everyone's bogey team, and the badminton team did no favours to that reputation with one women's doubles pair deliberately throwing ...

  4. Blame to share in badminton row

    Posted Aug 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... The match-throwing scandal involving two Chinese badminton champions and six other players in the Olympics has shocked China and the world alike. Wang Xiaoli and Yu Yang were disqualified ... and unprofessional that even spectators jeered. Amid torrents of attacks, Yu announced that she would quit badminton. That a promising world champion has to bow out at the age of 26 amid a scandal ...

  5. Sport - Hong Kong - BADMINTON

    Badminton Super Series victory for HK's Poon Lok-yan and Tse Ying-suet

    Posted Sep 24th 2012, 12:00am by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... Chan Kin-wa kinwa.chan@scmp.com HK pair score a first with Super Series doubles win Poon Lok-yan and Tse Ying-suet became the first Hong Kong women's doubles pair to win a Super Series title when they upset fourth seeds Shizuka Matsuo and Mami Naito ...

  6. Booted out of the Games, Yu Yang quits badminton

    Posted Aug 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Keith Zhai keith.zhai@scmp.com Chinese Olympic badminton champion Yu Yang says she is quitting the sport after being disqualified from the London Games in a match-throwing scandal. 'This is my last competition. Goodbye Badminton World Federation, goodbye my beloved badminton,' Yu, 26, wrote on her microblog. Yu and her playing partner Wang Xiaoli were among four ...

  7. Sport - Hong Kong - BADMINTON

    HK badminton player Yip Pui-yin targets return to top 10 world ranking

    Posted Sep 10th 2012, 12:00am by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... Chan Kin-wa kinwa.chan@scmp.com Shuttler wins HK title to ease some of the pain of her disappointment at the London Olympics Yip determined to get back ranking in world's top 10 Shuttler Yip Pui-yin has put her disappointment at the London Olympics b ...

  8. Sport - Hong Kong

    Hu Yun aims for badminton top 10

    Posted Sep 16th 2012, 12:00am by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... Chan Kin-wa in Changzhou kinwa.chan@scmp.com Veteran player becomes Hong Kong's first to reach Super Series men's final Hu Yun targets world's top 10 ranking Veteran Hu Yun has his eye on breaking into the world's top 10 after becoming the first Hong Kong badminton player to reach a men's singles final in a Super Series tournament. The former China ...

  9. Badminton legend Li Lingwei wins IOC seat

    Posted Jul 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Chan Kin-wa in London kinwa.chan@scmp.com Former badminton world champion Li Lingwei of China never had the chance to compete at the Games during her playing career, but yesterday she won ... because I retired from sport before badminton was admitted to the Olympic Games in Barcelona in 1992. 'I am also delighted to be given the opportunity to serve sport from another platform, ...

  10. Best still to come from mainland's new world number one

    Posted Nov 11th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... badminton when she defeated Hong Kong's Zhou Mi in the Japan Super Series final last year, but then lost to Xie in the opening round of the Hong Kong Open in November. This year, she has ...




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