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  1. Sport - Hong Kong - BADMINTON

    Hong Kong ace Hu Yun eyes top-three ranking

    Posted May 15th 2013, 12:00am by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... achieving a record Hong Kong ranking of fifth last month, admitted he was now enjoying his best badminton despite his age. The previous highest ranking by a Hong Kong player was seventh by Agus ...

  2. Pui-yin is Hong Kong's big hope for Beijing Olympics

    Posted May 30th 2005, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... Jonathan Powell Name: Yip Pui-yin School: Sports Institute (full-time athlete) Age: 17 Sport: Badminton Achievements: Yip did the Hong Kong national team proud at the Sudirman Cup held in Shanghai earlier this month. A former student at Jockey Club Ti-I College who turned full-time 18 months ago, she played a starring role when she joined senior player, Wang Chen, in the doubles. ...

  3. Sport - China

    Chinese juggernaut roll past South Korea

    Posted May 27th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kuala Lumpur China grab their ninth Sudirman Cup to put them in good stead for worlds in Guangzhou Chinese juggernaut steam past S Korea An imperious China won their fifth consecutive Sudirman Cup and ninth overall, crushing South ...

  4. Sport - China - BADMINTON

    'Slow' China off to a shaky start in Sudirman Cup

    Posted May 20th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kuala Lumpur 'Slow' China off to a shaky start in Sudirman Cup Defending champions China experienced a shaky start to their defence of the Sudirman Cup despite whipping India 5-0 in their opening group A match yesterday. ...

  5. Sport - Hong Kong - BADMINTON

    Career-best No 5 ranking a boost for Hu Yun ahead of Sudirman Cup

    Posted Apr 03rd 2013, 12:00am by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... Chan Kin-wa kinwa.chan@scmp.com No 5 ranking a boost for Hu ahead of Sudirman Cup Reaching a career-best No 5 in the world rankings will be a shot in the arm for high-flying Hu Yun as he spearheads Hong Kong's challenge at the forthcoming Sudirman Cu ...

  6. Sport - Hong Kong - BADMINTON

    Hong Kong back among elite in Sudirman Cup

    Posted Mar 27th 2013, 12:00am by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... Chan Kin-wa Kinwa.chan@scmp.com Hong Kong back among elite in Sudirman Cup Hong Kong have regained their group one status in the Sudirman Cup world team championships through the introduction of a new format. The biennial event will take place in Kuala Lu ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Hong Kong coach expects stars to soar

    Posted Jul 25th 2003, 12:00am by Tim Maitland

    ... of their key events, the women's singles, men's singles or men's doubles, for the first time since the International Badminton Federation introduced the competition 26 years ago. 'I ... world team championship, and promotion to the elite division of the mixed championship, the Sudirman Cup, making the badminton team arguably the SAR's most successful side. 'I'm ...

  9. Yip unable to skirt new dress code

    Posted May 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... 'to ensure attractive presentation of badminton', has been deferred to June 1 after an outcry from players and officials. The World Badminton Federation responded to criticism, saying ...

  10. Hong Kong the loser in Japan relegation battle

    Posted May 16th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A decision on the new playing format will be made by the World Badminton Federation in the next two days.' The present system allows only the eight teams in group one to compete for the title, ...



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