2:10 pm March 27, 2015 | No Comment
Jakarta. Badminton officials have lashed out at two of Indonesia’s best men’s shuttlers for leaving the national side, accusing them of being unable to handle the pressure and vowing never to take them back. The departure in January of Tommy Sugiarto, the world number 10, and Simon Santoso, ranked 37th, earlier this month “might have […]
1:01 pm March 25, 2015 | No Comment
All Malaysian athletes taking part in Southeast Asian Games in June will have undergone a doping test before arriving in Singapore, the country's sports minister said.
9:30 pm March 17, 2015 | No Comment
The Djarum Foundation will kick off its annual search for badminton talent this year by giving gifted young shuttlers the chance to play with its stories Djarum Kudus club on a badminton scholarship.
8:59 pm March 17, 2015 | No Comment
For Liem Swie King, one of the all-time greats of badminton, it’s unthinkable that no Indonesian man has won the singles title at the venerable All England championships, the oldest and most prestigious tournament in world badminton, since Hariyanto Arbi did it in 1994.
5:16 pm March 16, 2015 | No Comment
Indonesian badminton officials are relishing the prospect of a relatively trouble-free path to the knockout stage of this year's Sudirman Cup, after Monday’s draw saw Indonesian players avoid any early encounters with Asian powerhouses China and South Korea.
6:39 pm March 15, 2015 | No Comment
Twelve former and current players with the storied East Java club Djarum Kudus took part in the Djarum Badminton All Stars event held at Cilegon’s ASA Sports Center from Friday to Saturday.
12:23 pm March 10, 2015 | No Comment
Jakarta. Indonesia came away from the All England Superseries Premier badminton tournament empty-handed on Sunday, with its top men’s and mixed doubles pairs failing to retain the titles they won in Birmingham last year. Tontowi Ahmad and Liliyana Natsir were the country’s only hope for a title at badminton’s oldest meet, but failed to claim […]
8:00 am March 7, 2015 | No Comment
Birmingham. The thought of watching “so-so” Indonesian singles players doesn’t sit well with Olympic champion Taufik Hidayat. In a year when Jakarta stages the world championships for the first time since 1989, Taufik remains Indonesia’s last singles world champion in 2005. The men’s team has found itself in an unstable position following the decision by […]
9:58 am March 5, 2015 | No Comment
Jakarta. Pelita Harapan University took top honors at the LIMA Badminton Air Mineral Prim-A Greater Jakarta Conference’s women’s competition, while Trisakti University secured the main prize in the men’s event. Held at Cempaka Putih Sports Hall in Central Jakarta, the tournament saw Pelita Harapan (UPH) edge defending champion Trisakti in a 2-1 route on Monday, […]
12:18 pm March 4, 2015 | No Comment
Jakarta. Newly paired shuttlers Della Destiara Haris and Rosyita Eka Putri Sari are taking the badminton world by storm, having secured the runner-up spot last week at the German Open Grand Prix Gold. The Indonesian pair made their doubles debut two weeks ago at the Austrian Open International Challenge, where they reached the semifinals. The […]
11:58 am March 4, 2015 | No Comment
Birmingham, England. A stark warning about the future direction of the men’s game was issued on Tuesday by two of badminton’s recent greats on the eve of the All-England Championships. As the world’s best prepared for this season’s first Premier Superseries, with China seeded to win four of the five titles, Indonesia’s Taufik Hidayat, the […]
8:00 am February 26, 2015 | No Comment
Jakarta. Qualifying for badminton in next year’s Olympics won’t start until May, but Indonesian shuttlers are hoping to get a head start as they prepare to take on the world’s best at the All England Superseries Premier, the oldest competition in the sport. The All England, scheduled from March 3 to 8, kicks off this […]
8:00 am February 24, 2015 | No Comment
Jakarta. After showing dominant form in last week’s Austrian Open International Challenge, Indonesian shuttlers will try to repeat their performance as they continue their back-to-back title campaign this week at the German Open Grand Prix Gold. With some shuttlers continuing their journey from Austria, the main team departed from Jakarta and arrived in Mulheim an […]
7:30 am February 23, 2015 | No Comment
Jakarta. Indonesia took home three titles from the 2015 Austrian Open International Challenge badminton tournament, showing a positive shift in the junior shuttlers’ athletic development. Third seed Edi Subaktiar and Gloria Widjaja won the mixed doubles title by defeating compatriots Ronald Alexander and Melati Daeva Oktaviani, while Suci Rizky Andini and Maretha Dea Giovani clinched […]
8:00 am February 16, 2015 | No Comment
Jakarta. The Indonesian Badminton Association, or PBSI, fears running out of shuttlers for the 2020 Olympic Games, specifically in the men and women’s singles competitions, an official revealed. The national governing badminton body last week announced plans to recruit badminton players under the age of 20. “I have to admit, it’s been easier regenerating the […]