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Read all the latest news from top Yonex players like Lee Chong Wei, Ratchanok Intanon and Saina Nehwal. This is the only place to get the latest information from Yonex Badminton, including interviews and daily tournament updates during major events throughout the year. We'll also bring you breaking news on the latest product launches so you can stay ahead of the game - and ahead of your opponents.

  • New POWER CUSHION 65 Z 2: The Shoe of Choice for the World’s Top Badminton Players* Just Got Better!

    New POWER CUSHION 65 Z 2: The Shoe of Choice for the World’s Top Badminton Players* Just Got Better!

    Date
    15/07/2019

    Yonex Co., Ltd. is proud to announce the POWER CUSHION 65 Z 2, the next evolution of the incredibly popular 65 series all-around badminton shoe.

  • Limited Edition ASTROX 99 LCW Racquet, Designed in Partnership with Lee Chong Wei

    Limited Edition ASTROX 99 LCW Racquet, Designed in Partnership with Lee Chong Wei

    Date
    01/08/2019

    Yonex is proud to announce the release of the Limited Edition ASTROX 99 LCW, designed exclusively for, and in collaboration with, legend Lee Chong Wei. The ASTROX 99 LCW will be available in limited quantities from August 17th, 2019.

  • ASTROX 100: The Next Level of Power and Versatility

    ASTROX 100: The Next Level of Power and Versatility

    Date
    25/02/2020

    YONEX CO., LTD. is proud to announce the latest addition to the ASTROX series­­— the ASTROX 100. Designed with a slimmer shaft and an advanced Rotational Generator System, this new badminton racquet was created for advanced players. Set for release late March 2020.

  • THE LEGENDS’ VISION WORLD TOUR, CALIFORNIA

    THE LEGENDS’ VISION WORLD TOUR, CALIFORNIA

    Date
    10/12/2019

    From November 30th to December 2, The Legends’ Vision World Tour made its way to San Jose, California. The three-day event aimed at contributing to the sport of badminton through a junior badminton clinic, an exhibition with the Legends and local Legends Ambassadors, appearances at tech companies such as Google, and leaving three lasting legacies* in California: 1) A Racquet’s Second Life, 2) Unlock Badminton, and 3) the Legends’ Summer Club League.

  • Axelsen Brings Denmark First All England Men's Singles Gold Since 1999

    Axelsen Brings Denmark First All England Men's Singles Gold Since 1999

    Date
    18/03/2020

    BIRMINGHAM, England – Coming out of a tense 3-gamer with Lee Zii Jia of Malaysia in the semi-finals, Denmark’s Viktor Axelsen faced a similarly tough opponent, Chou Tien Chen of Chinese Taipei in the Yonex All England finals. Axelsen entered the match with great focus and consistency, allowing him to keep control throughout most rallies. Maintaining the lead for majority of the match, Axelsen defeated Chou Tien Chen in 46 minutes with a score of 21-13, 21-14.

  • ASTROX 88 S, ASTROX 88 D and ASTROX 99, Out with a Brand-New Look

    ASTROX 88 S, ASTROX 88 D and ASTROX 99, Out with a Brand-New Look

    Date
    16/04/2020

    We are pleased to announce new designs for the ASTROX 88 S, ASTROX 88 D and the ASTROX 99. These dynamic new designs will be available May 15, 2020.

  • Introducing the NANOFLARE 600: Excellent Performance and Vibration Dampening from Yonex’s Head-Light Series

    Introducing the NANOFLARE 600: Excellent Performance and Vibration Dampening from Yonex’s Head-Light Series

    Date
    22/11/2019

    Yonex is proud to announce the newest racquet in the head-light NANOFLARE series, the NANOFLARE 600, targeting intermediate players who demand distance and speed but desire a more comfortable hitting feel, releasing from the end of December 2019.

  • New POWER CUSHION COMFORT Z 2 Combine Cushioning with Graphite Technology for Performance and Protection

    New POWER CUSHION COMFORT Z 2 Combine Cushioning with Graphite Technology for Performance and Protection

    Date
    26/11/2019

    Yonex is pleased to announce the launch of POWER CUSHION COMFORT Z 2 badminton shoes. By combining the cushioning effects of POWER CUSHION+, both in the midsole and a high amount in the heel, with Power Graphite Drive technology, which helps propel your each step, Yonex has created a shoe that helps protect your knees and ankles while maintaining the sharpness of your game.

  • Malaysia Open 2019

    Malaysia Open 2019

    Date
    08/04/2019

    Lin Dan Returns to Form with Victory

  • The Legends’ Vision World Tour Takes Stage at Prestigious All England Open

    The Legends’ Vision World Tour Takes Stage at Prestigious All England Open

    Date
    01/04/2020

    BIRMINGHAM, England -- From March 13 - 15, The Legends' Vision World Tour, England took place on the grounds of the 110th YONEX All England Open Badminton Championships. This was the latest installment of the Legends’ worldwide tour, which most recently saw them visit California in December, and was also the first time the Legends’ have come to the UK for a World Tour event