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  1. Sport - Other Sport - BADMINTON

    Europeans must close gap with Asians, says badminton chief

    Posted Aug 09th 2013, 12:00am by CHAN KINWA

    ... must close gap with Asians Newly elected Badminton World Federation (BWF) president Poul-Erik Hoyer has urged the Europeans to increase their training intensity if they want to catch up to their Asia counterparts who dominate the sport. The Dane, the only European to win a badminton gold at the Olympics, was elected to the top job at BWF headquarters in Kuala Lumpur in May. He urged ...

  2. Sport - China - BADMINTON

    Top seed Lee takes first match at world badminton meet

    Posted Aug 05th 2013, 04:52pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Guangzhou Malaysian badminton star Lee Chong Wei eased his way through the first round of the BWF World Championships on Monday, taking just 27 minutes to dismiss ... badminton titans. Despite some impressive smashes and delicate touches close to the net, Evans found it hard to make an impression on the agile Malaysian whose lightning reflexes created an almost ...

  3. Sport - Other Sport - BADMINTON

    Thai badminton chief battles to save country's image after on-court brawl

    Posted Jul 27th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Bangkok Unprecedented on-court brawl involved ex-Olympics doubles partners Badminton fight batters Thailand's reputation Thailand's top badminton official ... of Thai badminton. Yesterday's comments by Charoen Wattanasin, president of the Badminton Association of Thailand, came a day after the world badminton body opened two disciplinary cases ...

  4. Sport - Hong Kong - BADMINTON

    Hong Kong badminton star Wong Wing-ki's worlds dream ends

    Posted Aug 07th 2013, 12:00am by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... Chan Kin-wa in Guangzhou kinwa.chan@scmp.com Wong Wing-ki's worlds dream is over - for now Rising Hong Kong star Wong Wing-ki was shown just how tough life can be on the international stage when he was upset in the opening round of the world champion ...

  5. Sport - China - BADMINTON

    China opts out of Indian Badminton League

    Posted Jul 23rd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Move expected to take sheen off million-dollar event which clashes with National Games Powerhouse China will not take part in the inaugural Indian Badminton League next month, organisers ... Delhi, Bangalore and Hyderabad. The IBL, which begins soon after the world championships in Guangzhou, failed to attract mainland and Korean players despite being touted as badminton ...

  6. Sport - Hong Kong - BADMINTON

    Wong Wing-ki sets sights on badminton's top 10

    Posted Jul 25th 2013, 12:00am by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... Chan Kin-wa kinwa,chan@scmp.com Hong Kong star is upbeat about his chances of breaking the barrier at world titles event Wong eyes top 10 spot at worlds in Guangzhou High-flying Wong Wing-ki is confident of entering the top 10 with the world championships ...

  7. Sport - Other Sport - BADMINTON

    Lee Chong Wei beats Marc Zwiebler to win badminton's Indonesia Open

    Posted Jun 17th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Jakarta Lee wins Indonesia Open for fifth time World No1 shuttler Lee Chong Wei easily defeated Germany's Marc Zwiebler in the final of the Indonesia Open yesterday to win the event for a fifth time. The Malaysian supremo hard ...

  8. News - China

    Chinese women's badminton duo rewarded despite being kicked out of London Olympics

    Posted Jan 07th 2013, 10:55am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff reporter Yu Yang and Wang Xiaoli among 100 personalities to receive honour The Chinese women's badminton duo kicked out of the London Olympics for playing to lose have been awarded an honour by China's sports governing body. According to the name list published by the China's General Administration of Sports on Friday, Yu Yang and Wang Xiaoli were among 100 ...

  9. Sport - Hong Kong - BADMINTON

    Badminton body says game will stay in Olympics

    Posted Dec 16th 2012, 12:00am by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... Chan Kin-wa in Shenzhen kinwa.chan@scmp.com BWF laughs off Games 'ousting rumour' A senior Badminton World Federation official said reports that the sport would be kicked out ... believe it will also be a record. "This [reports that badminton would be ousted from the Games] is mischievous speculation. I don't know where the reports come from." The IOC's ...

  10. 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 ...




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