Thailand’s Ratchanok Intanon in action against Indonesia’s Gregoria Mariska Tunjung during their BWF World Championships in Basel. Reuters
Jakarta: PV Sindhu stormed into the final of the Indonesian Open after beating China’s Chen Yu Fei 21-19, 21-10 in the semi-final in Jakarta on Saturday. She will now face Japanese fourth seed Akane Yamaguchi in the final on Sunday. Both players will be playing for their first ever Super 1000 title. Sindhu had reached the semis
Dubai-based Indonesian Imam Adi Kusuma defeated compatriot Fahmi Mubarok to clinch the men’s singles title at the 42nd edition of the India Club UAE Open Badminton tournament. Kusuma started well and dominated the opening set easily but was taken aback by his rival Mubarok in the second.
Cancer-hit badminton star Lee Chong Wei announced his retirement on Thursday, ending a brilliant career in which he collected a swathe of honours but never won a world or Olympic title.
Giving momentum to his efforts to grow Purebred Arabian racing worldwide, Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and Minister of Finance,
Manchester United and Ajax legend Edwin van der Sar has been confirmed as one of the speakers for the 14th Dubai International Sports Conference (DISC), which will be held
Last season’s runners-up Arsenal and Steven Gerrard’s Rangers have their sights fixed on the Europa League knockout phase on Thursday with 19 clubs competing