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  1. First major title eludes Wang

    Posted Sep 01st 2003, 12:00am by Tim Maitland

    ... Wang Chen's bid for a first major badminton title failed at the final hurdle when she lost the championship game of the Indonesian Open, 11-9, 8-11, 11-1, to Guangdong province's Xie Xingfang. Wang, who until the end of July was Hong Kong's only world number one, had said she was not worthy of the accolade until she had won a major event and beaten China's ...

  2. Games boost for HK's Yip as she chases top-16 place

    Posted Feb 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Chan Kin-wa in Macau kinwa.chan@scmp.com Hong Kong ace Yip Pui-yin moved closer to being seeded at the London Olympics after thrashing world No 9 Cheng Shao-chieh of Taiwan 21-14, 21-16 in the Uber Cup Asia zone preliminaries in Macau yesterday. Although ...

  3. Zhou conversion caps great day for HK shuttlers

    Posted Dec 09th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Kin-wa in Doha Mainlander's good news is icing on cake after Wang and giant-killer Yip ensure two more medals The Hong Kong badminton camp was in a state of high excitement ... Kong fold under the government's Quality Migrant Admission Scheme had been successful, the badminton association confirmed. Zhou was dropped from the China national team in March. She ...

  4. Zhou to take on nemesis

    Posted Jan 25th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Kin-wa Hong Kong's Zhou Mi is looking for her first victory over Zhang Ning in four years when she takes on the mainlander in the quarter-finals of the Korean Open today. Zhou (pictured) last beat the world number two at the All-England champion ...

  5. Zhang's eyes only on Beijing

    Posted Nov 27th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Kin-wa Olympic champion Zhang Ning believes she can end her career on a high note at next year's Olympics, despite a series of disappointing performance this year. The 32-year-old, who has not won a singles title since capturing the Singapore Op ...

  6. Shuttler's road to Beijing

    Posted Aug 06th 2007, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... Rebecca Tsui Name: Yip Pui-yin Sport: Badminton Achievements: Yip, 20, ranked number 13 in the world, is a full-time athlete. She reached the semi-finals of the 2007 China Masters last ... Championships, where she beat world number 11, Kanako Yonekura, in the second round. She is one of the torchbearers for the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. Soundbite: 'I took up badminton when I was six ...

  7. HK Open returns with $2m prize pool

    Posted Sep 16th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... expected to attract 200 top players from over 20 countries, will be held between October 31 and November 6 at Queen Elizabeth Stadium in Causeway Bay. Chairman of Hong Kong Badminton Association ... is already a stop on the World Grand Prix, a six-star event, the highest ranking given to tournaments. It will be the second six-star badminton tournament ever held in Hong Kong, after 2003's ...

  8. Yip stuns rival to enter last 16 at world event

    Posted Aug 19th 2005, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... Jonathan Powell Two years after leaving school at age 15, local badminton prodigy Yip Pui-yin is in the last 16 at the World Championships in Anaheim, California. The teenager, ranked 76 in the world, caused a major upset when she beat Japanese number 11 seed Kanako Yonekura in the second round yesterday morning (Hong Kong time). Now, she will take on Olympic gold medallist ...

  9. All of China's gold medal winners to visit Hong Kong next week

    Posted Aug 20th 2008, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... swimmer Liu Zige, who set a world record in the women's 200 metres butterfly, top badminton players Lin Dan and Zhang Ning and male and female members of the table tennis and gymnastics ... Stadium in Wan Chai, and Guo and Wu will perform dives at Shing Mun Valley Swimming Complex in Tsuen Wan. Top badminton players Lin and Zhang will perform at the Kowloon Park Indoor Games Hall ...

  10. Poor show as HK stars crash out of Open

    Posted Aug 31st 2006, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... Kong Open badminton championships at Queen Elizabeth Stadium. The world's top players are taking part in the HK$2 million tournament that runs until Saturday at the Wan Chai venue. ... last year, and last month qualified for her first final in an open badminton tournament, in Macau. The Hong Kong event has attracted 262 players from 26 countries. The world's top-10 ...




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