Badminton's top-ranked player Lee Chong Wei has failed a doping test, a senior Malaysian sports official said Saturday.
The Badminton World Federation will discuss alternatives to its scoring system at a forum Friday on the sidelines of the Thomas and Uber Cup tournaments.
The Badminton World Federation has reversed a one-year ban handed to Olympic gold medalist Lee Yon-dae for failing to comply with doping requirements.
Olympic badminton gold medalist Lee Yong-dae and fellow-South Korean Kim Ki-jung have been handed one year suspensions by the sport's world governing body for missing doping tests.
Two Olympic badminton players from Thailand who made headlines by fighting on the court last month have been suspended.
Thailand's top badminton official says he's trying to save the country's tarnished image after an on-court brawl between former Olympics doubles partners last weekend in Canada.
A fight broke out between two former badminton doubles partners from Thailand at the Canada Open over the weekend, prompting the Badminton World Federation to launch an investigation.
Badminton isn't widely played or followed in the U.S., but for China native Bo Rong, the game is her calling and may be her ticket to Rio.
Former Olympics champion Poul-Erik Hoyer has pledged to improve the image of badminton after winning the presidency of the sport's world governing body.
The ousted presidents of two Brazilian sports federations have filed complaints with the IOC claiming they were removed from their posts after illegal interference from local courts.
The Badminton World Federation decided Friday to change the Olympic doubles rules but not the much-criticized group format in the wake of the match-throwing scandal at the London Games.
The Indonesian Badminton Association has lifted a ban on its leading women's doubles pair over the play-to-lose scandal at the London Olympics.
Indonesia's leading women's badminton pair was banned for four months by the national association on Wednesday for their involvement in the play-to-lose scandal at the London Olympics.
The four South Korean badminton players who purposely tried to lose their last group matches at the London Olympics had their bans reduced to six months on Wednesday.
The head of the international badminton federation says the playing-to-lose scandal that led to eight players being disqualified from the London Olympics was only a "hiccup" that should not reflect badly on the sport in the long term.
Lolo Jones commands eyeballs, but the attention should be on Dawn Harper, Kellie Wells and the other Americans who earned medals on the track Tuesday.