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.Jakarta, Indonesia
Markis Kido was a number one doubles player along with his partner Hendra Setiawan. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@bwfmedia)

  • Kido passed out during a casual match in Jakarta
  • His untimely death sparked an outpouring of emotion from the fans in the country
  • Kido had won gold in men's doubles badminton at the 2008 Beijing Olympics

New Delhi, Jun 14 (PTI) Former Olympic gold medallist Markis Kido of Indonesia has died after suffering a heart attack, the game's governing body BWF said on Monday.

New Delhi, Jun 4 (PTI) Former India badminton coach Vimal Kumar reckons a "tough" journey awaits Saina Nehwal, who will need to target specific tournaments to prolong her career after the ...

Kuala Lumpur, May 22 (PTI) Badminton's scoring system remains unchanged as an attempt to replace the existing three-game format of 21 points each with a best-of-five of 11 points on Saturday ...

New Delhi, May 21 (PTI) Women's pair of Palak Kohli and Parul Parmar on Friday became the first Indian para shuttlers to qualify for Tokyo Paralympics.

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Indian badminton players PV Sindhu (in the left), Kidambi Srikanth (in the centre), and Saina Nehwal (in the right). (Photo credit: Instagram/pvsindhu/kidambisrikanth/sainanehwal)

  • The tournament organisers and Badminton World Federation jointly agreed to cancel the tournament
  • It was scheduled to take place on June 1
  • It was the last tournament offering Race To Tokyo ranking points

New Delhi, May 12 (PTI) Star Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth's chances of booking berths for Tokyo Olympics are all but over after the world body on Wednesday cancelled the ...

New Delhi, May 7 (PTI) The Malaysia Open Super 750 tournament, one of badminton's last two Olympic qualifying events, was on Friday postponed due to a recent COVID-19 surge in the host country, ...

New Delhi, Apr 19 (PTI) The India Open Super 500 tournament, one of the last three qualifying events for the Tokyo Olympics, was on Monday postponed due to the raging COVID-19 pandemic in the ...

New Delhi, Apr 19 (PTI) The India Open Super 500 tournament, one of the last three qualifying events for the Tokyo Olympics, was on Monday postponed due to raging COVID-19 pandemic in the country.