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Japanese pair reaches final against Denmark

Olympics / Summer Olympics / Badminton Aug 17, 2016

Japanese pair reaches final against Denmark

Misaki Matsutomo and Ayaka Takahashi reached the women's badminton doubles final at the Rio Olympics on Tuesday, assuring Japan of at least a silver medal. Later at the Riocentro Pavilion, an all-Japan women's singles quarterfinal saw Nozomi Okuhara, ranked sixth in the world, maintain her ...

Olympics / Summer Olympics / Badminton Aug 16, 2016

Japan pair reaches women's badminton semifinals

Japan's top seeds Misaki Matsutomo and Ayaka Takahashi advanced to the semifinals of the women's Olympic badminton doubles on Monday. Looking for Japan's second Olympic badminton medal and their nation's first gold, Matsutomo and Takahashi overcame an inspired effort from Vivian Hoo Kah Mun and ...