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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.

  • Taufik Hidayat, a King of Court

    Taufik Hidayat, a King of Court

    Date
    22/03/2013

    Taufik Hidayat (ARC11), one of the greats of modern badminton, has announced his retirement at the end of this year’s Indonesia Open in June. It’s a competition he’s won six times but what is fitting about this announcement is that his career will end where it began, in his home country.

  • Pedersen Wins Her First Swiss Open Title

    Pedersen Wins Her First Swiss Open Title

    Date
    18/03/2013

    At the final tournament of European tour Swiss Open powered by YONEX, two YONEX players advanced to the Sunday’s finals in the mixed doubles and women’s singles.

  • Germany Crowns European Mixed Team Championships Title

    Germany Crowns European Mixed Team Championships Title

    Date
    18/02/2013

    The greatest team event of badminton in Europe, European Mixed Team Championships was held from February 12th to 17th in Ramenskoe, Moscow region of Russia. YONEX is very proud to be an equipment sponsor of this big event and YONEX’s precision-manufactured feather shuttlecocks and court mats were used.

  • VOLTRIC 80 Peter Gade Unveiled

    VOLTRIC 80 Peter Gade Unveiled

    Date
    15/02/2013

    Did you see the white racquet which Peter Gade used at his last match YONEX Copenhagen Masters? YONEX finally releases the details of the racquet, VOLTRIC 80 Peter Gade Limited Edition on the Legendary Players microsite. http://www.yonex.com/legendaryplayer/

  • New Badminton Racquets ARCSABER 11 and ARCSABER FB Debut

    New Badminton Racquets ARCSABER 11 and ARCSABER FB Debut

    Date
    07/02/2013

    YONEX releases two new badminton racquets, ARCSABER 11 and ARCSABER FB in the middle of February, 2013. With the cutting-edge technologies, these racquets will take your game to the next level. http://www.yonex.com/arcsaber

  • What is Your Best Memory of Peter Gade?

    What is Your Best Memory of Peter Gade?

    Date
    05/02/2013

    The microsite of Legendary Players has been updated. http://www.yonex.com/legendaryplayer/

  • Lee Chong Wei’s Ninth & Mohammad Ahsan’s First Malaysia Open Title

    Lee Chong Wei’s Ninth & Mohammad Ahsan’s First Malaysia Open Title

    Date
    21/01/2013

    In front of the home Malaysian crowd, world No. 1 Lee Chong Wei (VTZF) claimed the 6th straight and his 9th Malaysia Open title by defeating Sony Dwi Kuncoro (VT80), 21-7 21-8.

  • World #1 Lee Chong Wei Defends Korea Open Title

    World #1 Lee Chong Wei Defends Korea Open Title

    Date
    15/01/2013

    At the 2013 season’s opening tournament, Korea Open Superseries Premier, world No. 1 Lee Chong Wei(VTZF) had a great start by defending the title.

  • Kashyap Wins first Grand Prix Gold Title at Home

    Kashyap Wins first Grand Prix Gold Title at Home

    Date
    25/12/2012

    The last Grand Prix Gold tournament of this season, Shaheed Dr. KL Garg, Syed Modi India Grand Prix Gold 2012 was held from December 18th to 23rd. The home player Kashyap Parupalli (ARC10) captured his first Grand Prix Gold title at the tournament.

  • Peter Gade Becomes a Legend

    Peter Gade Becomes a Legend

    Date
    20/12/2012

    A Danish star, Peter Gade (VT80) will play his last match at Copenhagen Masters, which will be held on next Thursday, December 27th. With many titles including YONEX All England title in 1999, Peter Gade is one of the most successful badminton players in the history of the sport. He topped the men’s world rankings from 1998 until 2001. His dedication, sportsmanship and down-to-earth attitude have made him an excellent ambassador and role model for many aspiring players.