4:51 pm January 29, 2015 | No Comment
Melbourne. Serena Williams battled past gallant Madison Keys Thursday to set up a dream Australian Open final between the top two seeds after arch-rival Maria Sharapova demolished Ekaterina Makarova. The best two players in the world have a long history and the odds are stacked in Williams’ favor ahead of the Melbourne Park decider on […]
4:22 pm January 29, 2015 | No Comment
Denpasar. For the Mainaky brothers, badminton is in their blood and they will make sure their presence is felt even after their glory days are long over. Five of seven children in the Mainaky family — Rexy, Richard, Marleve, Rionny and Karel — were part of the Indonesian national shuttling team in the 1990s and […]
8:00 am January 28, 2015 | No Comment
Denpasar. Markis Kido was once on the top of the world when he won men’s doubles gold medal in the 2008 Beijing Games with then partner Hendra Setiawan. And now, he looks to rejuvenate his career and sets his sight to play at the 2016 Olympic Games at Rio de Janeiro. After one Olympic gold […]
2:00 pm January 27, 2015 | No Comment
Denpasar. Jaya Raya Jakarta men’s team started its campaign at the Djarum Superliga 2015 in the Lila Bhuana sports hall in Denpasar, Bali, with a 5-0 rout of Hi-Qua Wima Surabaya on Monday. With top national shuttlers in its ranks, including Tommy Sugiarto, Hendra Setiawan and Markis Kido, Jaya Raya was simply too strong for […]
8:00 am January 26, 2015 | No Comment
World-class shuttlers started their campaign in the Djarum Superliga 2015 in Bali on Sunday and local badminton officials hope the event will boost the sport’s development on the island.
7:04 pm January 25, 2015 | No Comment
Thailand’s Granular made a mixed start to its first-ever appearance at the Djarum Superliga badminton team tournament in Bali, with a 3-2 win over fellow rookie Hitachi of Japan in a Group A men’s encounter on Sunday but an identical loss to Suryanaga Surabaya in the women’s draw.
5:32 pm January 24, 2015 | No Comment
Jakarta. Jaya Raya Jakarta has set its sights on a third straight women’s title at the Djarum Superliga badminton team tournament that kicks off in Bali on Sunday without top challenger Unisys of Japan taking part this year. The defending champion and top seed has been drawn in Group C of the tournament alongside Mutiara […]
8:00 am January 22, 2015 | No Comment
Jakarta. Musica Champion Kudus has secured the services of South Korean ace Lee Yong-dae as it seeks to win the Djarum Superliga men’s title for a third straight year. Lee was invited to play for the side at last year’s tournament in Surabaya but missed out because of a ban that was later lifted upon […]
6:11 pm January 19, 2015 | No Comment
Jakarta. Djarum Kudus Badminton Club marked the new year with a bonus giveaway for its shuttlers in appreciation of their hard work over the past year. On Monday Djarum splurged more than Rp 600 million ($47,500) on shuttlers that performed well in 2014. Senior shuttler Vita Marissa, who was crowned the club’s best athlete last year, returned to the podium to join […]
4:54 pm January 13, 2015 | No Comment
Jakarta. Indonesia’s top men’s singles player Tommy Sugiarto has resigned from the national training camp, saying that he has not  been able to reach his true potential in the current situation. “It’s the best decision for me as I think I haven’t improved under my current trainer. After I leave the national training camp, I […]
2:11 pm January 9, 2015 | No Comment
Jakarta. The good old days on court are long gone for Denmark’s badminton great Poul-Erik Hoyer Larsen. However, he ensures his presence is still felt in world badminton after his election as Badminton World Federation president in May 2013. During his two-day visit to Jakarta, the 1996 Olympic gold medalist joined members of the Olympic […]
4:11 pm January 8, 2015 | No Comment
Jakarta. The annual badminton team tournament Djarum Superliga is moving to Bali for the 2015 season after two successful years in Surabaya. The world’s top shuttlers, including South Korean men’s doubles Lee Yong-dae and Sung Ji-hyun and former women’s singles world champion Ratchanok Intanon of Thailand will play alongside Indonesia’s best, including Mohammad Ahsan, Hendra […]
1:48 pm December 30, 2014 | No Comment
Indonesia’s badminton stars had a largely forgettable 2014, relinquishing the world championships and Superseries titles they won the previous year, before making good at the Asian Games. The men and women of the national team combined to take two gold medals at the Games and six of the 60 titles up for grabs in the […]
11:24 pm December 23, 2014 | No Comment
Lee Chong Wei's indefinite suspension for a doping violation will cost the Malaysian his top ranking with Chinese world champion Chen Long set to take over on Thursday after his World Superseries Finals triumph in Dubai.
3:50 pm December 22, 2014 | No Comment
Pontianak. International Boxing Organization lightweight world champion Daud Yordan kept his promise to knock out the Philippines’ Ronald Pontillas, sending his opponent to the floor in the fifth round at Pangsuma Stadium in Pontianak, West Kalimantan, on Saturday. The win gave another credential to Daud, who claimed the interim World Boxing Organization Asia Pacific lightweight […]
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