Kento Momota - updates

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Badminton king Momota out for 2 months after car crash

Jan 14, 2020 - 4:23 PM

Kento Momota focuses on full recovery as he hopes to return at the All England Championships on March 11

GOLD MEDAL HOPE. Badminton world No. 1 Kento Momota is one of Japan's gold medal hopes in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. File photo by Johanes Eisele/ AFP

Badminton world No. 1 Momota hurt, driver killed in Malaysia crash

Jan 13, 2020 - 4:21 PM

Police say Kento Momota, who is preparing for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, suffered a broken nose and cuts to his face when the van carrying him crashed

STILL FORTUNATE. Kento Momota escapes with minor injuries from the dangerous crash. Photo by STR/AFP

Olympic champ Schooling leads superstars to light up 2018 Asian Games

Aug 14, 2018 - 11:52 AM

These global sensations will be solidifying their titles as 'Asia's Best' in the upcoming continental games

1ST OLYMPIC GOLD. Singapore's Joseph Schooling poses with his gold medal on the podium of the Men's 100m Butterfly Final during the swimming event at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Photo by Gabriel Bouys/AFP