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Here's how badminton plans to stay relevant in Indonesia

Jul 14, 2016 - 6:48 PM

Badminton s global appeal remains relatively limited when compared to a number of other sports with just a handful of countries such as China Japan Denmark Britain Indonesia and Malaysia dominating the game

BADMINTON. Korean Lee Yong Dae (L) and Yoo Yeon Seong (R) in action against Chai Biao and Hong Wei of China during their men's double final match at the BCA Indonesia Open Badminton, in Jakarta, Indonesia, June 5, 2016. File photo by Adi Weda/EPA

Malaysian badminton star Lee suspended over doping scandal

Nov 12, 2014 - 7:33 AM

The Badminton World Federation BWF says Malaysian star Lee Chong Wei is barred from competing until its panel determines whether he has committed a violation after he failed a drugs test at the BWF World Championships in August

Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia during the men's singles final of Yonex Open Japan 2013 in Tokyo, Japan, 22 September 2013. Kimimasa Mayama/EPA

Top-rated badminton star embroiled in doping scandal

Oct 25, 2014 - 3:57 PM

Malaysian badminton player Lee Chong Wei will find out the results of a second doping test next month after a first test came back positive

Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia in action at the 2014 BWF World Badminton championships in Copenhagen, Denmark in August, where he reportedly failed a random drug test. Photo by Keld Navntoft/EPA

China's Yu quits badminton after Olympic scandal

Aug 02, 2012 - 1:15 PM

This is my last time competing Goodbye Badminton World Federation goodbye my beloved badminton Yu said on her Weibo microblog late Wednesday

A picture taken on July 31, 2012 shows Yu Yang play a shot during her women's double badminton match with Wang Xiaoli (not in photo) against Kim Ha Na and Jung Kyung Eun of South Korea during the London 2012 Olympic Games in London on July 31, 2012. AFP PHOTO / ADEK BERRY

Eight charged over 'throwing' badminton matches

Aug 01, 2012 - 2:54 PM

The Olympic badminton tournament was thrown into chaos when 8 women players were charged with trying to throw matches to secure an easier draw

Badminton World Federation (BWF) Referee Torsten Berg (C) urges Indonesia's Greysia Polii (C) and Meilana Jauhari (bottom R) and South Korea's Ha Jung Eun (back, R) and Kim Min Jung (unseen) to play fairly in their women's doubles badminton match during the London 2012 Olympic Games in London on July 31, 2012. South Korean won the match 18-21, 21-14, 21-12. AFP PHOTO / ADEK BERRY