Kirsty Gilmour upbeat despite quarter final loss

Kirsty Gilmour was upbeat, despite losing out to 2015 world silver medalist Saina Nehwal in the quarter finals of the TOTAL BWF World Championships in Glasgow.

After a year where she battled back from serious injury, the Scot declared herself satisfied with the campaign after losing  21-19 18-21 21-15 in a close battle.

“There’s disappointment, but there’s …


Kirsty Gilmour into quarter-finals at World Badminton Championships

Kirsty Gilmour booked her place in the quarter-finals of the TOTAL BWF World Championships with a great display against sixth seed He Bingjiao.

Gilmour wrapped up victory in three games, winning 21-14 15-21 21-16 with an assured performance in front of Her home crowd at the Emirates Arena.

After losing the opening point of the match, Gilmour never …


Kirsty Gilmour cruises through first match at World Badminton Championships

SCOTS badminton star Kirsty Gilmour settled her tournament nerves and breezed through her first match of the TOTAL BWF World Badminton Championships in Glasgow.

She beat India’s Rituparna Das in straight games 21-16 21-13 and now faces China’s sixth seed He Bingjiao, a two-time BWF Superseries tournament championon.

The two have met before and Gilmour planned to …


Matthew called up for Solheim Cup battle

SCOT Catriona Matthew has been called up to replace the injured Suzann Pettersen at The 2017 Solheim Cup at Des Moines Golf & Country Club in West Des Moines, Iowa.

European Solheim Cup Captain Annika Sörenstam chose Matthew as her alternate when she selected her team following the conclusion of the Ricoh Women’s British Open and …


Kirsty Gilmour set for dream double at badminton World Championships

Scotland’s top badminton player, double European silver medallist Kirsty Gilmour, can’t wait for the start of the TOTAL BWF Badminton World Championships at the Emirates Arena from 21-27 August

With tickets selling fast, particularly for the finals day, the globe-trotting Scot, who has been named as 16th seed, is delighted with a home fixture after some …