Rio Olympics 2016

Badminton: Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia Named BWF Best Male Player of the Year

Ritz Agranum   | Dec 13, 2016 06:44 AM EST

The ruling men's single world no. 1 Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia bagged the 2016 BWF Best Male Player of the Year Award in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, on Monday evening beating other top guns of the racquet sport. read more

Badminton News: India’s Rio Olympic Silver Medalist PV Sindhu Claims Maiden China Open Title

Ritz Agranum   | Nov 20, 2016 10:40 PM EST

India’s PV Sindhu completed her remarkable run in Fuzhou in a glorious way as she claimed her maiden BWF China Open title after getting the better of Sun Yu in her own home country with a hard-fought 21-11, 17-21, 21-11 three-set triumph on Sunday. read more

Badminton News: China’s Rio Olympics Prizewinner Chen Long Reaches the Finals of the BWF China Open

Ritz Agranum   | Nov 20, 2016 02:12 AM EST

China’s highest-ranked male badminton player Chen Long successfully cruises to the championship round of the ongoing BWF Thaihot China Open following his hard-earned three sets victory over the third seed Viktor Axelsen of Denmark in their semifinal round matchup on Friday. read more

Badminton News: World No. 1 Carolina Marin Crashes Out in the BWF China Open

Ritz Agranum   | Nov 19, 2016 02:51 AM EST

Badminton’s Spanish world No. 1 Carolina Marin failed to move through the final four of the ongoing BWF Thaihot China Open after losing to the fifth-seeded Tai Tzu Ying of Chinese Taipei in their women’s singles quarterfinal showdown at the Haixia Olympic Sports Center in Fuzhou on Friday. read more

Badminton: China’s Olympic Champion Chen Long Enters the Final Four of the BWF China Open

Ritz Agranum   | Nov 18, 2016 11:36 PM EST

China’s current world No. 2 men’s singles badminton player Chen Long successfully made his way to the tournament’s final four after an impressive straight-set triumph over the unseeded Ajay Jayaram of India in their quarterfinals showdown at the ongoing BWF Thaihot China Open on Friday in Fuzhou. read more

Badminton: World’s Top-Ranked Shuttler Carolina Marin of Spain Advances to the Quarterfinals of the BWF China Open

Ritz Agranum   | Nov 17, 2016 09:39 PM EST

The ruling world No. 1 Carolina Marin of Spain continued her winning ways in the ongoing BWF Thaihot China Open badminton tournament that is taking place in the city of Fuzhou in Fujian Province after defeating Sayaka Sato of Japan in their second round matchup on Thursday. read more

Badminton News: Saina Nehwal of India Crashes Out in the BWF Thaihot China Open

Ritz Agranum   | Nov 16, 2016 07:52 PM EST

India's highest-ranked female badminton player Saina Nehwal failed to make a victorious comeback in the ongoing 2016 BWF Thaihot China Open after losing to the unseeded Porntip Buranaprasertsuk of Thailand in the opening round of the $700,000 World Superseries Premier event on Wednesday. read more

Badminton News: Qualification Race for the 2016 BWF Dubai World Superseries Finals Heats Up as it Enters Final Stretch

Ritz Agranum   | Nov 09, 2016 04:25 AM EST

The race to qualify in the upcoming Dubai World Superseries Finals is becoming more intense as the tournament nears its opening with only two events remaining to be staged before the final list of the players is officially known. read more

World No. 1 Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia Unsure of Competing in BWF’s China and Hong Kong Open

Ritz Agranum   | Nov 07, 2016 05:13 PM EST

Three-time Olympic Games silver medalist men's singles shuttler Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia will be given the freedom to decide whether or not he would like to compete in the upcoming China and Hong Kong Open this month, the technical director of the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM), Morten Frost Hansen, said. read more

Volleyball News: China’s Olympic MVP Zhu Ting Leads Vakifbank to Opening Triumph

Ritz Agranum   | Oct 31, 2016 10:26 PM EDT

World famous Chinese spiker Zhu Ting helped Vakifbank volleyball squad to register its first win at the ongoing Turkish Women Volleyball League - Vestel Venus Sultans League on Sunday after sweeping the host team of Seramiksan with a convincing 3-0 victory in Manisa, Turkey. read more

Badminton News: Top-Ranked Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia Pulls Out of the BWF French Open

Ritz Agranum   | Oct 27, 2016 09:54 AM EDT

Badminton's ruling men's singles world No.1 player Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia has withdrawn from the 2016 French Open on Wednesday at the Stade Pierre de Coubertin, Paris. read more

NBA News: Los Angeles Lakers Officially Waive Yi Jianlian of China

Ritz Agranum   | Oct 25, 2016 08:50 AM EDT

The Los Angeles Lakers have officially waived Yi Jianlian after the Chinese basketball superstar requested for his release from the team before the 71st season of the National Basketball Association (NBA) kick off this week. read more

China’s Yi Jianlian Asks L.A. Lakers for his Release Before NBA Regular Season Starts

Ritz Agranum   | Oct 24, 2016 11:21 AM EDT

Chinese basketball superstar Yi Jianlian has reportedly asked the front office of the NBA ballclub LA Lakers for his release after failing to get the team role he had aspired for. read more

Former World No.1 Rafael Nadal of Spain Says He is Happy About Comeback Performance Following Injury

Ritz Agranum   | Oct 03, 2016 07:43 AM EDT

While tennis 14-time Grand Slam winner Rafael Nadal of Spain admitted that having injuries in the middle of a season is tough, he was still full of optimism about his comeback performance. read more

Basketball News: China’s Yi Jianlian Ready to Play Different Positions With the Lakers in the Upcoming 2017-18 NBA Season

Ritz Agranum   | Sep 27, 2016 03:59 PM EDT

Chinese basketball superstar Yi Jianlian has said that he is willing to play multiple positions for the Los Angeles Lakers. read more

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