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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.

  • 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.

  • “Suits me Perfectly”—Jan O. Jorgensen on the VOLTRIC 80 E-tune

    “Suits me Perfectly”—Jan O. Jorgensen on the VOLTRIC 80 E-tune

    Date
    16/03/2015

    Jan O. Jorgensen has chosen the VOLTRIC 80 E-tune as his weapon of choice for 2015, stunning opponents on the court. Armed with the newest entry in the VOLTRIC series, the World No. 2 Danish shuttler lead his country to victory at the 2015 European Mixed Team Championships, won at the Yonex German Open, reached the finals at the Yonex All England Open, and grabbed a title at his local tournament, the Danish Championships.

  • Viktor Axelsen Places as Finalist at 2015 Swiss Open

    Viktor Axelsen Places as Finalist at 2015 Swiss Open

    Date
    16/03/2015

    The Swiss Open was carried out between March 10th and 15th, with two Yonex shuttlers making impressive runs to the final.

  • High Praise for SHB-02 Badminton Shoes at Yonex All England Open

    High Praise for SHB-02 Badminton Shoes at Yonex All England Open

    Date
    10/03/2015

    Across our 2015 line of badminton shoes, the SHB-02 series was met with particularly high praise at this year’s Yonex All England Open Badminton Championships. Shuttlers wearing our SHB-02 shoes have praised them for their snug fit and stability, and think the designs are pretty cool, too.