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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.

  • Defending Champion Ratchanok Makes a Good Start

    Defending Champion Ratchanok Makes a Good Start

    Date
    27/08/2014

    Defending champion and 19-year-old Ratchanok Intanon (VOLTRIC Z-FORCE II, SHBF1NLX) is back on the BWF World Championships‘ grand stage, and commenced her campaign there on Tuesday, August 26th 2014. Australian Open winner, Saina Nehwal (NANORAY 900) advanced to the last 16. Saina has been maintaining good form since changing her racquet to NANORAY 900.

  • Fine Start for YONEX Shuttlers in Copenhagen

    Fine Start for YONEX Shuttlers in Copenhagen

    Date
    26/08/2014

    The 2014 BWF World Championships kicked off on August 25th in Copenhagen, Denmark. The world’s star players, Lee Chong Wei (VOLTRIC Z-FORCE II LCW, SHB01LTD), Jan O. Jorgensen (VOLTRIC Z-FORCE II, SHBSC6iEX) and Viktor Axelsen (ARCSABER 11, SHB-87EX) advanced to the second round, winning their opening matches in straight sets.

  • Meet the YONEX Stringing Team

    Meet the YONEX Stringing Team

    Date
    26/08/2014

    It is our great pleasure to announce a new website devoted to the YONEX Stringing Team. The YONEX Stringing Team is a diverse group of individuals from several different countries and backgrounds, with years of stringing experience under their belts.

  • VOLTRIC 70 E-tune Website and Promo Vid Online

    VOLTRIC 70 E-tune Website and Promo Vid Online

    Date
    22/08/2014

    On Tuesday we were proud to reveal our newest racquet, the VOLTRIC 70 E-tune. Today, the official site for the racquet has gone live, as well as a promotional video.

  • Quality is King: Why Jorgensen & Axelsen Joined Team YONEX

    Quality is King: Why Jorgensen & Axelsen Joined Team YONEX

    Date
    19/08/2014

    In a press conference on August 12th, Team YONEX’s newest members—world No. 3 Jan O. Jorgensen (VOLTRIC Z-FORCE II, SHBSC6iEX) and young star Viktor Axelsen (ARCSABER 11, SHB-87EX)—discussed why they decided to sign with YONEX, and their deep trust in the brand. Legendary shuttler Peter Gade also attended the press conference to welcome the two stars.

  • The New VOLTRIC 70 E-tune: Tune Your Energy

    The New VOLTRIC 70 E-tune: Tune Your Energy

    Date
    19/08/2014

    YONEX is proud to announce its newest badminton racquet, the VOLTRIC 70 E-tune. The new racquet will be available worldwide on September 13th, with the official website and promotional video going live on August 22nd.

  • World No. 3 Jan O. Jorgensen Joins Team YONEX

    World No. 3 Jan O. Jorgensen Joins Team YONEX

    Date
    12/08/2014

    YONEX is proud to announce that Danish badminton player and world No. 3 Jan O. Jorgensen has signed with YONEX.

  • Lee Chong Wei Limited Edition Gear Promo Video Goes Live

    Lee Chong Wei Limited Edition Gear Promo Video Goes Live

    Date
    08/08/2014

    Last week we announced the release of world No. 1 Lee Chong Wei’s limited edition gear. While the master shuttler’s gear will go on sale worldwide in late August, a promotional video for the limited edition gear is live right now, and can be found here.

  • Amazing Wins for YONEX Shuttlers in Commonwealth Games Finals

    Amazing Wins for YONEX Shuttlers in Commonwealth Games Finals

    Date
    07/08/2014

    August 3rd, 2014 saw an exciting conclusion to the Commonwealth Games’ badminton competition in Glasgow, Scotland. YONEX shuttlers boasted amazing performance on the court, receiving gold medals in all events.

  • Only The Best Recognise The Best: Lee Chong Wei Limited Edition Gear Unveiled

    Only The Best Recognise The Best: Lee Chong Wei Limited Edition Gear Unveiled

    Date
    01/08/2014

    YONEX is proud to present world No. 1 Lee Chong Wei’s limited edition gear.