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  1. Sport - Hong Kong - BADMINTON

    China's badminton stars determined to prove home flop was just a blip

    Posted Nov 19th 2014, 10:36pm by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... No mainlander reached the women's singles badminton final on Sunday in the US$700,000 event in Fuzhou, won by India's Saina Nehwal over Akane Yamaguchi of Japan. "It was just an accident ... Chen Jin, coach of China's women badminton team "It was the first time in 11 Superseries that we did not make the final. But in general, Chinese women still stand firmly ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1644019/china-stars-determined-make-amends-flop
  2. Sport - China - BADMINTON

    Chinese shuttler's loss to unranked rival raises eyebrows

    Posted Jun 16th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters Loss by China's Du to unranked Indonesian raises eyebrows again Chinese badminton is once again coming under fire after world No 3 Du Pengyu's shock loss to unranked Dionysius Hayom Rumbaka at the Indonesia Super Series event. The sport's governing body, the Badminton World Federation (BWF), has long been concerned about players withdrawing from smaller ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/china/article/1261611/chinese-shuttlers-loss-unranked-rival-raises-eyebrows
  3. Sport - Other Sport - BADMINTON

    Hu surges into badminton semi-finals in Japan

    Posted Sep 21st 2012, 04:06pm by Agence France-Presse in Tokyo

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Hong Kong’s unseeded Hu Yun surged through to the semi-finals of the Japan Open on Friday as he saw off the eighth seed Nguyen Tien Minh of Vietnam to continue his excellent run of form. Hu, who defeated two-time champion Pet ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1042284/hu-surges-badminton-semi-finals-japan
  4. Sport - Tennis - PROFILE

    How Li Na went from a badminton-playing kid in Wuhan to one of China's global icons

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 04:22pm

    ... Reuters Double grand slam winner changed the face of tennis in the mainland A typical “neighbourhood kid” toting a badminton racquet in the Yangtze river port of Wuhan, eight-year-old Li ... badminton, Li was soon diverted into a tennis programme after coaches found her stroke-making too lusty for the genteel sport played on street-sides across the country. Read the full text of Li ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/tennis/article/1596073/how-li-na-went-badminton-playing-kid-wuhan-one-chinas-global-icons
  5. Exhausted Lin withdrawn from HK Open for 'safety reasons'

    Posted Dec 11th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to the development of badminton on the mainland. One of the most popular sports stars in China, Lin's latest television commercial earned him more than 3 million yuan (HK$3.5 million), while his romance with Xie Xingfang, a former badminton world champion, has created huge interest on the mainland. It is rumoured that they plan to marry early next year, but both have declined to comment. Lin only ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/733015/exhausted-lin-withdrawn-hk-open-safety-reasons
  6. Sport - China - BADMINTON

    No worries for Chen Long in Badminton World Championships

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 09:59am

    ... Associated Press Second seed brushes aside Austrian; Li Xuerui sees off spirited resistance Chen Long eased his way into the second round of the badminton world championship on Tuesday with a routine victory over Austrian rank outsider Luka Wraber in Copenhagen. Chinese second seed Chen is carrying the burden of his country’s expectations with global superstar and five-time world ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/china/article/1581046/no-worries-chen-long-badminton-world-championships
  7. Sport - Hong Kong - BADMINTON

    Japan's Okuhara puts pain of the past behind her

    Posted Nov 22nd 2014, 12:47am by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... Chan Kin-wa kinwa.chan@scmp.com Japan's Okuhara puts pain of the past behind her The badminton upsets keep rolling in as rising Japanese star Akane Yamaguchi and third seed India's Saina Nehwal were on Friday bundled out of the Yonex-Sunrise Hong Kong Open in straight games. Yamaguchi's compatriot Nozomi Okuhara- the former world junior champion who was almost ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1645686/japans-okuhara-puts-pain-past-behind-her
  8. Sport - Other Sport - BADMINTON

    Saina Nehwal dumped out of Hong Kong Open by Tai Tzu-ying

    Posted Nov 21st 2014, 05:34pm

    ... I come here, I want to bring the fans the best badminton, regardless I win or not,” he said. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1645527/saina-nehwal-dumped-out-hong-kong-open-tai-tzu-ying
  9. Sport - China - BADMINTON

    Top two seeds stunned at Hong Kong Open

    Posted Nov 20th 2014, 05:47pm

    ... Chan Kin-wa kinwa.chan@scmp.com Wang Yihan and Wang Shixian's exits mean Liu Xin is only Chinese woman left in singles Unheralded Tee Jing Yi of Malaysia pulled off a big surprise in the Yonex-Sunrise Hong Kong Open after sending defending champion a ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/china/article/1644621/top-two-seeds-stunned-hong-kong-open
  10. Sport - Hong Kong - BADMINTON

    Lin Dan pulls out of Hong Kong Open

    Posted Nov 18th 2014, 10:44pm by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... Chan Kin-wa kinwa.chan@scmp.com Chinese badminton star says he has yet to fully recover from an operation three weeks ago on his knee Lin Dan pulls out of Hong Kong Open Injured Lin Dan pulled out of the Yonex-Sunrise Hong Kong Open on Tuesday, dealing another blow to the US$350,000 badminton tournament following the absence of world number one Lee Chong Wei. The two world stars ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1643234/lin-dan-pulls-out-hong-kong-open

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