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  1. 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
  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 - 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
  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 - Hong Kong

    Ban for Lee Chong Wei would be 'big blow for code'

    Posted Oct 28th 2014, 10:06pm by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... Chan Kin-wa kinwa.chan@scmp.com Malaysian badminton ace could be facing two-year ban for alleged doping Lee ban would be 'big blowto code' Officials and players are still in disbelief after badminton's world number one Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia was officially dropped from next month's Yonex-Sunrise Hong Kong Open due to a suspected doping case. Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1626990/ban-lee-chong-wei-would-be-big-blow-code
  7. Sport - Hong Kong - BADMINTON

    Lee Chong Wei withdraws from Hong Kong Open after allegations of doping

    Posted Oct 27th 2014, 10:15pm by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... in a doping scandal that has shocked the badminton world. The world number one was in the initial entry list (released on October 17) for the US$350,000 tournament at Hong Kong Coliseum from November ... in the A sample, he would not be allowed to take part in any tournament until the result of the B sample is also released. In compliance with the World Badminton Federation and the World Anti Doping Agency ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1626166/lee-chong-wei-withdraws-hong-kong-open-after-allegations-doping
  8. Sport - Other Sport - BADMINTON

    Japan down Malaysia to claim maiden Thomas Cup badminton title

    Posted May 26th 2014, 12:46am by Reuters

    ... Having shocked China in the semi-finals, Japanese claim top prize by ousting Malaysia Japan claimed their maiden Thomas Cup title on Sunday, edging out five-time champions Malaysia 3-2 in the final of men¡¦s team event. World number one Lee Chong-Wei salv ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1519601/japan-down-malaysia-claim-maiden-thomas-cup-badminton-title
  9. Sport - China - Thomas Cup

    Lin Dan sees no point in altering badminton's scoring system

    Posted May 22nd 2014, 09:46am by Associated Press

    ... Associated Press Chinese great says there's nothing wrong with current methods Badminton great Lin Dan is opposed to a change in the points system being contemplated by the world federation in a bid to make the sport more attractive. “I feel changing the points system frequently is not good for the game,” Lin said on Wednesday. “There does not seem to be anything wrong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/china/article/1517706/lin-dan-sees-no-point-altering-badmintons-scoring-system
  10. Sport - Other Sport - BADMINTON

    Doping ban for Olympic badminton star reversed

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 10:17pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Seoul New evidence clears South Korean to compete in Asian Games Doping banfor Olympicbadmintonstar reversed South Korea's Olympic badminton gold medallist Lee Yong-dae has had his one-year ban for missing dope tests reversed, the Badminton World Federation announced yesterday, leaving him free to compete at this year's Asian Games. The 25-year-old won mixed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1483191/doping-ban-olympic-badminton-star-reversed

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