Ayaka Takahashi, Misaki Matsutomo grab Tour Final doubles crown

More Sports Dec 16, 2018

Ayaka Takahashi, Misaki Matsutomo grab Tour Final doubles crown

Olympic champions Ayaka Takahashi and Misaki Matsutomo captured their second badminton's World Tour Finals championship in women's doubles on Sunday. Takahashi and Matsutomo, the top seeds, beat Lee So Hee and Shin Seung Chan of South Korea 21-12, 22-20 to win their second tour finals ...

Kento Momota wins first Japan Open title

More Sports Sep 16, 2018

Kento Momota wins first Japan Open title

Reigning world champion Kento Momota won his first Japan Open title on Sunday, beating Thailand's Khosit Phetpradab in straight games. Japanese duo Yuki Fukushima and Sayaka Hirota also won their maiden championship in the women's doubles. Nozomi Okuhara settled for silver after losing to 2016 ...

Injured Nozomi Okuhara pulls out of World Superseries Finals

More Sports Dec 2, 2017

Injured Nozomi Okuhara pulls out of World Superseries Finals

Reigning world champion Nozomi Okuhara withdrew from the women's singles event of the World Superseries Finals to be held Dec. 13-17 in Dubai, national head coach Park Joo-bong revealed Saturday. Okuhara, a bronze medalist at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics, injured her right knee ...