Sportsmanship of Malaysian badminton coach who lent his shoes to rival Jamaican player hailed online
When a Jamaican badminton player’s shoes were damaged during a match at the Commonwealth Games 2022, a rival Malaysian coach lended the pla...
Controversial 2-year ban on Malaysian badminton star Lee Zii Jia lifted
The Badminton Association of Malaysia has lifted the ban it imposed on local badminton star Lee Zii Jia.
Lee and women's singles play...
‘This feels like a dream’: 22nd-ranked Loh Kean Yew becomes Singapore’s first badminton world champion
Twenty-four-year-old badminton player Loh Kean Yew made history as the first Singaporean to win at the Badminton World Federation (BWF) Worl...
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Free drinks 24/7 and endless goodies: US athlete Timothy Lam gives inside look at Olympic village
What’s it like to be an Olympic athlete?
NextShark spoke with Timothy Lam, who represented the U.S. in the men’s singles badminton in Tokyo ...
‘I Like Asian Girls’ Calves’ Badminton Coach Fired After Numerous Reports of Sexual Misconduct
On December 4, Christine Chen wrote a Medium post that would change everything. She began thusly: “This has been on my mind for a long...
Badminton Player Prepares for Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020
This article was originally published on Shuttlers.
Meet Tim Wong Chun-yim, a 30-year-old professional disabled badminton player who is now ...
India’s Rising Badminton Star Makes $165,000 a WEEK As World’s 7th Highest Paid Female Athlete
Pusarla Venkata Sindhu, also known as P. V. Sindhu, is a badminton star from India who has been making her country proud with her impressive...
One of Asia’s Most Popular Sports Can Lower Your Risk of Heart Disease By 56%
Regularly playing racket sports like badminton can help you live longer, according to a new study.
Compared to other activities, racket spor...
Danish Olympian Gives an Interview Entirely in Chinese Like It’s Nothing
Growing up, my mother forced me to go to Chinese school every weekend. “It will be useful for you in the future!” she would say....
Malaysian Olympian Writes a Heartwarming Message After Not Winning a Gold Medal
Malaysia’s dream of an Olympic gold has cast a tremendous expectation of an entire country upon mixed doubles shuttlers Chan Peng Soon and G...
Why Badminton is Way More Badass Than Tennis Ever Will Be
In the West, badminton is seen as a backyard sport played during BBQs and social events. In other parts of the world however, particularly i...
Aussie Olympian Gorges on Free McDonald’s After Losing Badminton Match
Following his loss in the badminton men’s doubles event on Saturday, Australian Olympian Sawan Serasinghe went straight to McDonald...
We Need to Relive The Time This Olympics Reporter Went Crazy Over Badminton
While known as a backyard sport in America, few know that badminton is the second most-played sport in the world next to soccer. It’s ...
China Just Unleashed a Revolutionary Robot That Plays Badminton
Students and professors from the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China have built a badminton-playing robot that is proba...
Japanese Badminton Star Kento Momota Ruins His Olympic Dreams After Gambling at a Casino
A Japanese badminton star has ruined his chances of competing at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro after admitting to gambling at an illegal ca...