A fit-again Wang Yihan has set her sights firmly on next summer's Olympic Games after regaining her place as one of the world's top players.Monday, 14 November, 2011, 12:00am
Reigning world and Olympic champion Lin Dan has defended his frequent withdrawals from tournaments that have raised the eyebrows of fellow professionals and fans alike.
In the nine Super Series tournaments the Chinese ace has entered so far this year, he has conceded three walkovers - including a no-show at the Singapore Open final - and had one early retirement.13 Nov 2011 - 12:00am
Lin Dan capped his return to the court following a post-Olympic sojourn with a win at the China Open Super Series in Shanghai yesterday. Lin (pictured) thumped Malaysian top seed Lee Chong Wei 21-18, 21-9 in just 39 minutes.24 Nov 2008 - 12:00am
Hong Kong coach Chan Chi-choi has hailed the establishment of the inaugural BWF Super Series Masters finals, with current world number one Zhou Mi certain to qualify for the richest tournament in the history of the sport.4 Nov 2008 - 12:00am
Hong Kong's Zhou Mi captured her second Super Series title by winning the China Masters in Jiangsu yesterday. The former world number one edged 2006 champion Wang Lin of China 2-1 (21-19, 19-21, 21-16) in the final. Zhou also reached the Super Series final in Tokyo last week, but lost to mainlander Wang Yihan.29 Sep 2008 - 12:00am
Hong Kong's Wang Chen will play up-and-coming mainlander Lu Lan for a place in the Thailand Open women's singles final after beating Kaori Imabeppu of Japan 21-19, 21-7 in the quarter-finals yesterday. Lu ousted Maria Elfira Christina, of Indonesia, 21-9, 21-11. In the other semi-final, Xie Xingfang of China plays Xing Aiying of Singapore.28 Jun 2008 - 12:00am
Zhou Mi won her first Super Series title for Hong Kong yesterday, taking the Korean Open singles title, but it's too soon for her to start counting on Olympic qualification.28 Jan 2008 - 12:00am
Hopes of glory at the Japan Open collapsed yesterday as all three of Hong Kong's remaining singles players suffered losses in the quarter-finals.
Number four seed Wang Chen squandered an 11-4 led in the third rubber before losing to Lu Lan of China in three games, while youngster Yip Pui-yin was defeated by Jun Jae-youn of South Korea, also in three games.15 Sep 2007 - 12:00am
Hong Kong's campaign to stay in the elite division of world team badminton suffered a setback after they were defeated by Denmark 3-2 in their opening group B match at the Sudirman Cup in Glasgow, Scotland.13 Jun 2007 - 12:00am
Hong Kong is always a lucky place for Lin Dan, and the Chinese number one once again clinched the men's singles' title at the Yonex-Sunrise Hong Kong Open yesterday, leading China to almost a clean sweep of five titles in the US$250,000 tournament.3 Sep 2006 - 12:00am