BIRMINGHAM, England - Lin Dan underlined his renewed determination to win the All England Championships for a seventh time with a fluent and at times brilliant performance which ended the title defense of rival Lee Chong Wei on Friday.The 34-year-old ...
Mar 17, 2018
BIRMINGHAM, England - Title holder Lee Chong Wei survived a scare in the last 16 of the All-England Open to set up an eagerly-awaited quarterfinal showdown with double Olympic champion Lin Dan in badminton's oldest tournament.Malaysian Chong Wei, ...
Mar 16, 2018
BIRMINGHAM, England - Two-time Olympic champion Lin Dan started his quest for a seventh title at the All-England Open by beating Hans-Kristian Vittinghus, 21-19, 21-16, on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time).The 34-year-old Chinese star finished his ...
Mar 15, 2018
BIRMINGHAM, England - Badminton greats Lin Dan and Lee Chong Wei look likely to contest a 40th installment of their rivalry at the All England Championships starting on Wednesday.The apparently ageless players have been drawn to meet in the quarterfinals of the ...
Mar 13, 2018
GLASGOW, Scotland - Viktor Axelsen held his nerve to win his first badminton world championship at the expense of his idol, the great Lin Dan on Sunday.When five-time champion Lin's backhand couldn't retrieve a smash, Axelsen won ...
Aug 28, 2017
GLASGOW, Scotland - Five-time champion Lin Dan was pushed to three games again to reach the quarterfinals at the badminton worlds on Thursday (Friday, Manila time).Lin defeated European champion Rajiv Ouseph 14-21, 21-17, 21-16 and didn't ...
Aug 25, 2017
GLASGOW, Scotland - Lin Dan stepped up a gear just in time to avoid an upset against Emil Holst of Denmark in the second round of the badminton world championships on Wednesday.A day after his old rival Lee Chong Wei was beaten, ...
Aug 24, 2017
RIO DE JANEIRO - Malaysia's Lee Chong Wei beat two-time Olympic champion Lin Dan of China, 21-15, 11-21, 22-20, in Olympic Badminton on Friday, avenging his last two losses to Lin in the Olympic finals.Both men ...
Aug 19, 2016
BIRMINGHAM, England - 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 match lacked any tension, as Lin bolted to 4-0, enjoyed the same margin ...
Mar 13, 2016
JAKARTA, Indonesia - 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 ...
Aug 11, 2015
NEW DELHI - Badminton great Lin Dan did not need to come on court as defending champion China whipped Thailand 3-0 without conceding a game to enter the semifinals of the Thomas Cup.World No. 2 Chen Long defeated Boonsak Ponsana 21- ...
May 23, 2014
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