More Sports Dec 18, 2016

Takahashi, Matsutomo finish second at Super Series Finals

Japan's Rio Olympic winning pair Ayaka Takahashi and Misaki Matsutomo finished runners-up in the women's doubles at the BWF Super Series Finals on Sunday, succumbing 21-15, 13-21, 21-17 to China's Chen Qingchen and Jia Yifan. The top-ranked Japanese pair allowed the eighth-ranked Chinese to pull ...

Doubles partners Takahashi, Matsutomo reach final in Dubai

More Sports Dec 17, 2016

Doubles partners Takahashi, Matsutomo reach final in Dubai

Ayaka Takahashi and Misaki Matsutomo won a rematch of their Rio Olympic women's doubles final, beating Danes Christinna Pedersen and Kamilla Rytter on Saturday in the semifinals of the BWF Super Series Finals. Takahashi and Matsutomo, who were defeated by the Danes in September's Japan ...

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 ...