The Malaysian supremo hardly broke a sweat against the unseeded Zwiebler during the men's singles final in Jakarta, taking just 40 minutes to win the match 21-15, 21-14.Monday, 17 June, 2013, 4:35am
Chinese badminton is once again coming under fire after world No 3 Du Pengyu's shock loss to unranked Dionysius Hayom Rumbaka at the Indonesia Super Series event.16 Jun 2013 - 4:55am
An imperious China won their fifth consecutive Sudirman Cup and ninth overall, crushing South Korea 3-0 yesterday.
Despite some hiccups along the way - the Chinese were stretched to the limit by Indonesia in the quarter-finals before winning 3-2 - the Great Wall proved impenetrable and they look set to dominate the world championships in Guangzhou from August 5 to 11.27 May 2013 - 3:38am
Defending champions China experienced a shaky start to their defence of the Sudirman Cup despite whipping India 5-0 in their opening group A match yesterday.
So distraught were the Chinese officials over their players' lacklustre performances that they snubbed the official press conference after their tie.20 May 2013 - 3:25am
Singles ace Hu Yun is focused on breaking into the world's top three as he leads the Hong Kong team at the Sudirman Cup in Kuala Lumpur this week.15 May 2013 - 5:23am
Hong Kong's Hu Yun came within a point of claiming the famous scalp of China's double Olympic champion Lin Dan at the Asian Championships in Taipei.19 Apr 2013 - 5:16am
Lin, arguably the sport's greatest player, has not hit a shuttlecock competitively since last year's Olympic final, apart from playing - and losing - a farewell exhibition match against retiring Danish great Peter Gade in December.17 Apr 2013 - 5:43am
The 31-year-old former mainlander has enjoyed the most successful stint of his career in the past year, reaching two Super Series semi-finals and the final of a third - the China Masters. His ranking surged from outside the world's top 20 a year ago to fifth in the latest listing after securing a semi-final berth in the Swiss Open last month.3 Apr 2013 - 5:21am
The biennial event will take place in Kuala Lumpur in May and Hong Kong will again have the opportunity to test themselves against world powerhouses such as China, Denmark, South Korea and Malaysia.27 Mar 2013 - 4:27am
The Wallabies suffered a major blow for this year's home series against the British and Irish Lions with confirmation that star forward David Pocock has been ruled out for six months.19 Feb 2014 - 5:15pm
The ACT Brumbies beat the hapless New South Wales Waratahs 35-6 in a Super Rugby clash yesterday despite losing openside flanker David Pocock to what could be a serious knee injury.15 Feb 2014 - 2:26am
World number one Lee Chong Wei managed one of his most nerve-jangling survivals on Wednesday when he saved him two match points in the first round of the All-England Open.
Lee, who hopes to win the famous title back and capture it for a third time, looked dead and buried at 19-20 down in the final game with Wong Wing-ki launching a kill from an imposing position.29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am
Defending champion Li Xuerui suffered a stunning defeat yesterday when she lost in the first round of the All-England Open.7 Mar 2013 - 3:42am
The executive board of the International Olympic Committee is set to vote to have a sport removed from the 2020 Summer Games.12 Feb 2013 - 5:45am
Tiger Woods missed the cut at the Abu Dhabi Championship yesterday after being penalised two shots for wrongly thinking he had a free drop after his golf ball became entangled in weeds.19 Jan 2013 - 3:22am