23. Jan, 2019

The 37-year-old former World No 1 Lee Chong Wei made a special cameo at the Axiata Arena on Sunday, much to the crowd's surprise when he presented the Malaysia Masters souvenirs to the men's singles finalists, South Korea's Son Wan Ho and China's Chen Long.

Final results
WD: Yuki Fukushima / Sayaka Hirota (JPN) [1] beat Greysia Polii / Apriyani Rahayu (INA) [4] 18-21, 21-16, 21-16
XD: Yuta Watanabe / Arisa Higashino (JPN) [1] beat Dechapol Puavaranukroh / Sapsiree Taerattanachai (THA) [2] 21-18, 21-18
WS: Ratchanok Intanon (THA) [6] beat Carolina Marin (ESP) [4] 21-9, 22-20
MS: Son Wan Ho (KOR) [4] beat Chen Long (CHN) [3] 21-17, 21-19
MD: Marcus Fernaldi Gideon / Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo (INA) [1] beat Ong Yew Sin / Teo Ee Yi (MAS) 21-15, 21-16

5. Jan, 2019

Playing her third successive season-ending finale, Sindhu, who had lost in the summit clash to another Japanese, Akane Yamaguchi, to settle for a silver in the last edition, prevailed 21-19 21-17 in a match that lasted an hour and two minutes.

This was her career's 14th title but the year's first. Prior to this in 2018, she has won silver at the World Championships, Asian Games, Commonwealth Games, Thailand Open and India Open.

24. Oct, 2018

Saina Nehwal settled for silver after going down in the Denmark Open final to World No. 1 Tai Tzu Ying on Sunday. The Indian shuttler put up a brave fight to push the match into a decider but went down 13-21, 21-13, 6-21. This is World No. 10 Saina’s 11th successive loss to the Taiwanese. That brought an end to a good week for the star Indian shuttler, who has now played 17 finals in the BWF World Tour and Superseries events.

11. Oct, 2018

"I am a nine-time national champion and have been representing our nation almost for past 12 years with due merit. For the past few years I am continuously and deliberately ignored from the national team selection despite performing well in domestic and international tournaments."
Aparna Balan had insinuated that this is not the first time that she had been denied a place in the National Team. Her partner and she had to go through a similar ordeal in 2014 in the days leading up to both the Commonwealth Games and the Asian Games.
"This is not the first time I am ignored from the team.'' Aparna Balan.

28. Sep, 2018

World champion Kento Momota has become the first Japanese man to top the Badminton World Federation rankings, replacing Denmark's Viktor Axelsen at the top of the list for men's singles.