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  1. Sport - Hong Kong - BADMINTON

    Lee Chong Wei ends Hu Yun's amazing run

    Posted Jun 15th 2014, 11:18pm by AFP, CHAN KIN-WA

    ... run for Hong Kong's Hu Yun in the Superseries Japan Open came to a halt on Sunday as he lost 2-0 (21-14, 21-12) to badminton's world number one Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia at the Tokyo ... In the Thomas Cup final three weeks ago, Lee beat Kenichi Tago, but Malaysia allowed Japan to lift their first men's team championship by 3-2. His badminton-crazy country had aimed for a first ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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. ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Tam misses out on badminton spot

    Posted Aug 13th 2010, 12:00am by Kevin Kung

    ... Kevin Kung Tam Chun-hei, 17, Hong Kong's sole badminton representative at the inaugural showpiece that starts in Singapore on Saturday, has been forced to drop out of the competition because of an apparent mistake by the Badminton World Federation (BWF). Hong Kong's Olympic committee said yesterday the BWF had said in May that Tam had qualified, and so he was selected. ...

  8. Acid threats over 'noisy badminton'

    Posted Sep 15th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Maggie Ng A housewife has been placed on probation for a year for threatening neighbours because they were making noise playing badminton. Kwan Lin-ying, 57, pleaded guilty in Fanling Court to two counts of criminal intimidation over the incidents. On February 22 and June 4, she threw bottles of liquid and rubble from the top of a five-storey car park into a park in Sheung ...

  9. Sport - China - BADMINTON

    Down and out

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 10:40pm

    ... Chan Kin-wa kinwa.chan@scmp.com Olympic and world champion loses in quarter-finals after seven-month lay-off Shock loss China's Olympic and world champion Lin Dan hits a return during his shock loss to Denmark's Jan O. Jorgensen in their men's singles quarter-final match at the Japan Open badminton tournament in Tokyo yesterday. Lin, who has two Olympic, five ...

  10. Ex-badminton star Ye in Open quest

    Posted Apr 01st 2009, 12:00am by Richard Castka

    ... Richard Castka in Beijing Retired former world number one badminton star Ye Zhaoying will today embark on an ambitious quest to become the first female player to qualify for the Volvo ... of 100 players, which will be a tall order over the demanding Nick Faldo-designed 7,203-yard course. Hangzhou-born Ye, 35, is used to the limelight having ruled the badminton world along ...




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