BADMINTON RUMORS & GOSSIP

Lin Dan wins his 6th All England badminton title

BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) Lin Dan earned his sixth All England badminton title when he routed Chinese teammate Tian Houwei 21-9, 21-10 in the final on Sunday. The final lacked any tension, as Lin bolted to 4-0, enjoyed the same margin at the changeover and pulled away. There were no yells of joy or frustration, just a couple of fist pumps, and Lin could afford to play to the crowd...
Via Associated Press
March 13, 2016  |  Discuss

5-time champion Dan, rival Lee make it easily to 2nd round

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) Five-time champion Lin Dan of China and his Malaysian arch rival Lee Chong Wei eased their way to the second round of the badminton world championships following straight-sets victories on Tuesday. The fifth-seeded Dan overpowered Sattawat Pongnairat of the United States 21-8, 21-11 while unseeded Lee outclassed Lithuanian Kestutis Navickas 21-9, 21-13. Both...
Via Associated Press
August 11, 2015  |  Discuss
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