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  1. Badminton a trial of endurance for medal-winning player

    Posted Jul 12th 2004, 12:00am by Lee Wing-Sze

    ... Lee Wing-sze Name: Hui Wai-ho Grade: Form Six School: La Salle College Sport: Badminton Statistics: When Wai-ho was seven he attended a badminton course organised by the Sports Institute. He gradually advanced to the national level and was selected to join the national youth squad in 2001. In last year's Asian Schools Badminton Championships he helped the squad place ...

  2. Sport - China - BADMINTON

    Lee Chong Wei sets up clash against Wang Zhengming as women's champion crashes out

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 09:56am

    ... Agence France-Presse China's Li Xuerui hits back in spat with Indian player Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia strolled into the quarter-finals of the men’s singles at the badminton world ... blasted away 12th-seeded compatriot Han Li 21-9, 21-17 to march into the last eight before calling out her upcoming opponent, India’s Saina Nehwal. On Wednesday Saina called for the Badminton ...

  3. Sport - China

    'My body is begging me to stop': Li Na confirms retirement because of recurring knee injuries

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 02:42pm

    ... badminton after being encouraged by her father who played professionally. However, she switched to tennis after being convinced by her childhood coach. She took a break in her career to study ...

  4. Sport - Hong Kong - YOUTH OLYMPICS

    Give our young guns more opportunities, says Kenneth Fok

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 09:47pm by Kevin Kung

    ... individual competitions Chef de mission Kenneth Fok Hong Kong won individual medals in Nanjing in fencing, swimming and table tennis, and team medals in badminton, fencing and table tennis. "I ... their strength in traditional sports such as table tennis, badminton, diving and weightlifting, but were showing promise in teams sports such as girls' hockey and football. "They definitely ...

  5. Time runs out for doubles pair

    Posted Jul 18th 2004, 12:00am by Tim Maitland

    ... to allow him and his partner Liu Kwok-wa, 26, who were ranked 19th in the world at the end of badminton's qualifying period in May, to take their place. Njoto, who was born in Mojokerto, had ... lapsed. The International Badminton Federation, which is limited to 172 entrants, has re-allocated the berth to Russian mixed doubles pair Nikolai Zuev and Marina Yakusheva. ...

  6. Sport - Hong Kong

    The big question at the Asian Games- can Hong Kong's huge delegation match success of Guangzhou?

    Posted Sep 13th 2014, 10:56pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... and Lin Junhong in the women's sprint and keirin. Hong Kong will take part in 31 sports with cycling, rugby sevens, wushu, squash, fencing, table tennis, badminton and swimming being the main ... In Guangzhou, 14 sports won medals- badminton, bowling, cue sports, cycling, equestrian, fencing, karate, rowing, rugby sevens, sailing (windsurfing), squash, swimming, table tennis and wushu. The large ...

  7. My city will do an outstanding job, says badminton great Xie

    Posted Nov 14th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... food is always my favourite, and if any visitor to the Games wants to find out the best part of the city, I have no hesitation in recommending they try it,' said Xie, a former badminton ... the requirements,' she said. 'When I retired from badminton last year and returned to Guangzhou, I found the entire city like a big construction site - new highways, a new subway system, a new bus ...

  8. Jerry turns tables on favourite Angus

    Posted Jul 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Kevin Kung The individual finals of the fifth Asian Schools Badminton Championships were held at Ma On Shan Sports Centre last Tuesday. And what spectacles they were. The Hong Kong Schools ... with former world number-one and Olympic silver medallist Lee Chong-wei. Jerry said his gold medals are 'final gifts' to his school. 'I did not play at the Badminton Asia Youth Under-19 ...

  9. Badminton players: we did it!

    Posted Mar 03rd 2011, 12:00am by Kevin Kung

    ... Kevin Kung After years of trying, Lam Tai Fai College's badminton players were finally able to lift the trophy. The team, comprising captain Ryan Leung Yik-nam, Victor Pang Ki-chin, Nicholas Au Pui-fung, Angus Chu, Anson Chan Bing-kwan and Leung Chun-hei, won the boys' Grade A Inter-school Badminton Competition (Sha Tin & Sai Kung) last month. The school has been ...

  10. Eason Chan uses his celebrity power to give national badminton team more exposure

    Posted Dec 09th 2010, 12:00am by Vivian Chen

    ... with Vivian Chen Badminton is now Eason Chan Yik-shun's favourite sport, and we'll soon be seeing him waving rackets and rubbing shoulders with top players from China's national team. His rise to badminton's hall of fame appears to have been faster than the rise of his show business career. Truth be told, the national team can also use Chan's celebrity ...




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