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  1. Sport - Other Sport - BADMINTON

    Doping ban for Olympic badminton star reversed

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 10:17pm by Reuters

    ... doubles gold at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing and a bronze medal in the men's doubles in London four years later. Another Korean player, Kim Ki-jung, was also banned for one year ... Reuters in Seoul New evidence clears South Korean to compete in Asian Games Doping banfor Olympicbadmintonstar reversed South Korea's Olympic badminton gold medallist Lee Yong-dae has ...

  2. Sport - China - BADMINTON

    Olympic title just the first step for Li

    Posted Nov 18th 2012, 12:00am by CHAN KINWA

    ... Chan Kin-wa kinwa.chan@scmp.com Young Chinese star has ambitions of adding to the success she enjoyed at the London Games Olympic title is just the first step for Li For many athletes, ... player in the world when routing reigning world champion and teammate Wang Yihan in the final at the London Olympics. A year ago, Li was a fringe player on the star-studded China national team ...

  3. Sport - China - BADMINTON

    New quota on players a setback for China's Olympic badminton hopes

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 10:55pm by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... Chan Kin-wa kinwa.chan@scmp.com New quota a setback for China's Olympic hopes Powerhouse China will be under pressure to try to maintain their stranglehold on the Olympic Games after ... for the singles events at the London Games in 2012 and captured both gold medals, but they can qualify only two players in each event at the 2016 Games. This follows a change of rules by the world ...

  4. Sport - China - BADMINTON

    Olympic champion Li Xuerui makes a second great escape

    Posted Mar 06th 2014, 11:50pm by >Agence France-Presse

    ... to regain the title she won here two years ago and which she says retains a special place in her heart as a stepping stone to her Olympic triumph at London 2012. She next plays Sung Ji-hyun, ... Agence France-Presse in Birmingham China’s star player reaches the quarter-finals of the All England Open Olympic champion Li Xuerui made a great escape for the second successive day ...

  5. Sport - Other Sport - BADMINTON

    Lee Chong Wei battling injury ahead of world championships

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 10:18pm by Reuters

    ... in the absence of double defending champion Lin Dan of China. Lee lost the last two finals to his great rival Lin, the twice Olympic and five-times world champion who failed to qualify for the Denmark ...

  6. Sport - Hong Kong - BADMINTON

    Thai stint spurs Alex Lee to work harder

    Posted Aug 02nd 2014, 09:02pm by Kevin Kung

    ... Kevin Kung kevin.kung@scmp.com Training in stifling conditions with hardly a break prepares HK player for Youth Olympics Thai stint spurs Lee to work harder Alex Lee Cheuk-yiu's trip to Thailand was similar to the Monkey King's journey to the west- tough but rewarding. To prepare for the Youth Olympic Games, Lee was sent for intensive training at the Banthongyod Badminton ...

  7. Sport - China - BADMINTON

    Busy schedule blamed as Olympic badminton champ Li Xuerui is injured

    Posted Sep 19th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Busy schedule blamed as world's best Li is injured World number one Li Xuerui pulled out of the Japan Open yesterday because of a sore knee, with her teammate linking the problem to a jam-packed schedule for Chinese players. The 22-year-old London Olympic champion suffered pain in her left knee and consulted the venue doctor before the Japan ...

  8. Sport - Hong Kong - BADMINTON

    Badminton body says game will stay in Olympics

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

    ... Olympic Programme Commission will review all 26 sports at the London Games next week, with reports saying that one sport would not be included in the 2020 Olympics. Badminton and table tennis- two ... of the Olympic Games were "mischievous speculation" that had no basis in fact. "We have regular contact with the International Olympic Committee and they have said nothing about ...

  9. Sport - Other Sport - BADMINTON

    World No 1 Lee eyes fourth tilt at Olympics gold in Rio

    Posted Aug 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Chan Kin Wa

    ... With arch-rival Lin having played only one tournament after last year's London Olympics and needing a wild card to enter next week's world event, Lee is the hot favourite to win his first world ... Chan Kin-wa kinwa.chan@scmp.com World No 1 has shelved retirement plans as he continues the chase for his country's first gold Lee eyes fourth tilt at Olympics gold in Rio World ...

  10. Sport - Other Sport - BADMINTON

    Lee Chong Wei may play less to prolong career and reach Rio

    Posted Mar 07th 2014, 10:00pm by AFP

    ... already does this. I need to be allowed to do this also." Since Lin won the Olympic gold medal in London he has been allowed to compete in very few tournaments, undoubtedly helping him stay ... and about what his body might still be capable of doing. Originally he planned retirement after the 2012 Olympics in London, but after getting within a mere two points of winning Malaysia's ...




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