World's best to clash in Badminton Asia Championships final

More Sports Apr 27, 2019

World's best to clash in Badminton Asia Championships final

The two best badminton players in the world will battle it out in Sunday's final of the Badminton Asia Championships when title-holder Kento Momota faces Shi Yuqi. The women's decider in the Chinese city of Wuhan is another Japan vs. China showdown with Akane Yamaguchi ...

More Sports Mar 4, 2019

Kento Momota, Akane Yamaguchi win as Japan dominates German Open

Kento Momota and Akane Yamaguchi won the men's and women's singles finals, respectively, to complete a dominant showing by Japanese players at the Badminton World Federation German Open on Sunday. World champion Momota, 24, outdueled Kenta Nishimoto 21-10, 21-16 to take the men's crown in ...

Kento Momota wins men's singles at national championship

More Sports Dec 2, 2018

Kento Momota wins men's singles at national championship

World No. 1 Kento Momota won his second badminton national championship on Sunday, beating Kenta Nishimoto in the men's singles final. Momota, the reigning world champion, defeated world No. 9 Nishimoto 21-9, 18-21, 21-11 at Tokyo's Komazawa Gymnasium. The 24-year-old Momota won his maiden championship in ...