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  1. Sport - Hong Kong - BADMINTON

    Hong Kong confident of keeping Super Series badminton status

    Posted Nov 22nd 2012, 12:00am by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... Chan Kin-wa kinwa.chan@scmp.com Organisers of Open say city deserves to remain one of world's top events HK confident of keeping Super status The city's badminton officials are confident the Hong Kong Open will remain part of the Super Series, despite fierce competition from other venues to join the world's premier tour. The World Badminton Federation will decide ...

  2. Sport - Hong Kong - BADMINTON

    Honeymoon over as Lee Chong Wei focuses on Hong Kong Badminton Open

    Posted Nov 21st 2012, 12:00am by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... Chan Kin-wa kinwa.chan@scmp.com Recently married world number one gets back to serious business in US$250,000 tournament Honeymoon over as Lee focuses on HK Open World number one Lee Chong Wei has cut short his honeymoon to play in this week's Yonex ...

  3. Sport - China - BADMINTON

    Former badminton world champion Wang Lin on her way back to her best

    Posted Nov 23rd 2012, 12:00am by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... Chan Kin-wa kinwa.chan@scmp.com After career-threatening injuries, former world No 1 is determined to get back to her best Wang Lin starts climb back up world rankings Wang Lin has had a roller-coaster ride in recent years, winning the world championships ...

  4. HK off to poor start in Sudirman Cup

    Posted May 11th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Kin-wa Hong Kong lost to Denmark 3-2 in their Sudirman Cup world mixed-team championships opener in Guangzhou last night. The Danes took the first two matches in the mixed doubles and men's singles before Hong Kong pulled one back through world ...

  5. Wang made to sweat for spot in third round

    Posted Mar 07th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... has changed dramatically over the past couple months,' said Liu Fengyan, director of the Table Tennis and Badminton Administration Centre, who is in Hong Kong for this week's Olympic ...

  6. Tokyo tournament a step on road to Olympics for Zhou

    Posted Sep 11th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Kin-wa Zhou Mi will take a step closer to the Olympics when she starts in the main-draw of a super series tournament for the first time at the Japan Open today. In less than five months since representing Hong Kong, Zhou has improved her world rankin ...

  7. Smashing Wang sends Xie packing

    Posted Oct 13th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Kin-wa High-flying Wang Chen advanced into the semi-finals of the women's singles badminton competition yesterday after scoring two impressive wins yesterday, including her first-ever victory over reigning world champion and world number one Xie Xingfang. Wang's 2-0 win over the Guangdong player at the Kunshan Sports Centre, about 300km from Nanjing, set up ...

  8. Taufik faces a long ban over walkout

    Posted Sep 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... minutes into his quarter-final against Lin Dan at the Hong Kong Open. Paisan Rangsikitpho, chairman of the events committee of the International Badminton Federation (IBF), said yesterday ... 'The line judges are a bit amateur,' said Lin. Jonassen agreed with Lin but was satisfied with his performance in the first two sets, saying 'it was the best badminton I've ever ...

  9. Sport - Hong Kong - BADMINTON

    Hong Kong Open keeps Super Series status

    Posted Dec 05th 2012, 12:00am by CHAN KINWA

    ... Kong Open will retain its status as a Super Series event for another four years, the World Badminton Federation (WBF) has confirmed. "They are very impressed with our organisation and most of all the strong crowds that attended the final stages," Hong Kong Badminton Association chairman Tong Wai-lun, who returned with the good news after attending the WBF congress in Bangkok ...

  10. Hong Kong shuttlers take on world's best

    Posted Oct 28th 2003, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... Jonathan Powell Local shuttlers compete with the world's best players in this week's US$250,000 Hong Kong Badminton Open being held at Queen Elizabeth Stadium in Wan Chai. ... of the Hong Kong Badminton Association, last week. 'A lot of teams have changed their schedules for this. 'We have the best players in the world coming- there's only the Hong Kong Open ...




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