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Read all the latest news from top YONEX players like Lee Chong Wei, Ratchanok Intanon and Saina Nehwal. This is the only place to get the latest information from YONEX Badminton, including interviews and daily tournament updates during major events throughout the year. We'll also bring you breaking news on the latest product launches so you can stay ahead of the game - and ahead of your opponents.

  • Former World No. 1 Lee Chong Wei Returns to Competition

    Former World No. 1 Lee Chong Wei Returns to Competition

    Date
    27/04/2015

    Former world No. 1 Malaysian player, Lee Chong Wei has received a backdated eight-month sanction for an anti-doping regulation violation, according to an announcement by the BWF on Monday, April 27th. The decision reached will allow the Malaysian athlete to return to competition on Friday, May 1st.

  • Ratchanok Intanon and Lin Dan Winners at 2015 Asia Championships

    Ratchanok Intanon and Lin Dan Winners at 2015 Asia Championships

    Date
    27/04/2015

    Team Yonex’s strong compliment of Asian shuttlers boasted impressive runs at this year’s Asia Championships, with victories in men’s and women’s singles.

  • Yonex Stringing Team at Yonex All England: Reunited With Legends of the Game

    Yonex Stringing Team at Yonex All England: Reunited With Legends of the Game

    Date
    23/04/2015

    Closing off 2014 at the BWF Destination Dubai World Superseries Finals, the Yonex Stringing Team made their appearance at the first big badminton event at the year—the Yonex All England Open Badminton Championships. Continuing to deliver their high standard of trustworthy service to the world’s best, the team was hard at work throughout the week.

  • Jan O. Jorgensen and Carolina Marin Voted  2014 European Players of the Year

    Jan O. Jorgensen and Carolina Marin Voted 2014 European Players of the Year

    Date
    20/04/2015

    In an announcement made in Paris on April 18th, Jan O. Jorgensen (VOLTRIC 80 E-tune, SHBSC6iEX) and Carolina Marin (NANORAY Z-SPEED, SHB-02LX) were selected as the 2014 male and female players of the year in Badminton Europe’s Best European Player Awards, decided via online votes from fans. Both Jan and Carolina amazed spectators across the globe last year, and continue to do so in 2015.

  • Kento Momota Wins at Singapore Open; Becomes Youngest Men’s Singles Superseries Champion

    Kento Momota Wins at Singapore Open; Becomes Youngest Men’s Singles Superseries Champion

    Date
    13/04/2015

    Three weeks of Superseries tournaments came to a close on April 12th with the conclusion of the Singapore Open Superseries. Team Yonex shuttlers made remarkable runs to the finals, boasting stunning performance.

  • Malaysia Open Superseries Premier 2015: Team NANORAY Wins in Women’s Singles and Men’s Doubles

    Malaysia Open Superseries Premier 2015: Team NANORAY Wins in Women’s Singles and Men’s Doubles

    Date
    06/04/2015

    Sunday, April 5th saw victories for Team NANORAY at the Malaysia Open, held between March 31st and April 5th. World No. 2 Carolina Marin (NANORAY Z-SPEED, SHB-02LX) took the women’s singles crown in the second Superseries Premier of the year, following up on her fine win at the Yonex All England Open. In men’s doubles, the Indonesian pair of Mohammad Ahsan (NANORAY 900, SHB87LTD) and Hendra Setiawan (NANORAY 900, SHBF1NLTD) pulled off a skilful victory over the World No.1 pair.

  • Limited Edition “Lin Dan Exclusive” on Sale in Mid-May

    Limited Edition “Lin Dan Exclusive” on Sale in Mid-May

    Date
    01/04/2015

    Lin Dan has his sights set on the 2016 Rio Olympics. His goal is unprecedented: To earn a third consecutive gold medal. But he’s not alone—Yonex will be there to back him up all the way.

  • Saina Nehwal Becomes World No. 1 at YONEX-SUNRISE India Open Superseries

    Saina Nehwal Becomes World No. 1 at YONEX-SUNRISE India Open Superseries

    Date
    30/03/2015

    The YONEX-SUNRISE India Open came to an electrifying conclusion on March 29th. Team Yonex shuttlers reached the finals in every discipline, making for a riveting lineup of matches on the tournament’s final day.

  • The Legends’ Vision Video Now Live: Peter Gade, Taufik Hidayat and Lin Dan’s Views on the Sport they Love

    The Legends’ Vision Video Now Live: Peter Gade, Taufik Hidayat and Lin Dan’s Views on the Sport they Love

    Date
    25/03/2015

    Before the commencement of the 105th Yonex All England Badminton Championships, badminton greats Peter Gade, Taufik Hidayat and Lin Dan assembled on stage to express their passion for the sport in an event called “The Legends’ Vision,” hosted by Gillian Clark.

  • Further Accolades for SHB-02

    Further Accolades for SHB-02

    Date
    25/03/2015

    Team Yonex shuttlers are convinced: Our new SHB-02 badminton shoes really enhance their game. After receiving comments from English shuttlers Chris Adcock (SHB-02MX) and Gabrielle Adcock (SHB-02LX) previously about the shoes, we have received more words of praise from our other shuttlers currently competing in the SHB-02.