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  1. Sport - Hong Kong - BADMINTON

    Yip Pui-yin eyes one more Asian Games medal before retiring

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 10:35pm by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... Chan Kin-wa kinwa.chan@scmp.com Hong Kong's top female player is hungry for another podium place at Asian Games Yip hopes for last hurrah in Incheon before retiring Yip Pui-yin may be preparing for life after badminton, but Hong Kong's leading women's player says she can still challenge for medals at the Asian Games in Incheon next month. "I have to think about ...

  2. Sport - Hong Kong - BADMINTON

    Thai stint spurs Alex Lee to work harder

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

    ... from numerous top Thai players, including reigning women's world champion Ratchanok Intanon. The bad habits have gone and Lee is now more proactive in his practice at the Hong Kong Sports ...

  3. Sport - China - BADMINTON

    China's women too strong in singles for Japan

    Posted May 25th 2014, 01:02am

    ... Associated Press Team clinches country's 13th Uber Cup after 3-1 victory Defending champions China beat Japan 3-1 to clinch their 13th Uber Cup women’s badminton title in New Delhi on Saturday. China, boasting the top three players in the world, lost a doubles match but their strength in singles gave them the edge. Olympic champion and top-ranked player Li Xuerui defeated Minatsu ...

  4. Sport - China - BADMINTON

    Lin Dan clinches Australian Open title and first World Superseries win since sabbatical

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 10:40pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... the Chinese star in the first game. India’s Saina Nehwal won the women’s singles final in straight games against Spain’s Carolina Marin. The eighth-ranked Nehwal overcome early resistance to defeat ... Tian and Zhao Yunlei took the women’s doubles from Japan’s Misaki Matsutomo and Ayaka Takahashi 21-15, 21-9. Koreans Ko Sung-Hyan and Kim Ha-Na captured the mixed doubles final from German pair ...

  5. Sport - China - BADMINTON

    Lin Dan makes it through to semi-finals in Australia

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 10:40pm

    ... and defending champion Li Han of China was knocked out of the women’s singles by Japan’s Yui Hashimoto, 21-18, 21-18. Li never looked confident once she lost the first game while Hashimoto powered on, ...

  6. Sport - China - BADMINTON

    Down and out

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 10:40pm

    ... Tago outlasted another Dane, Hans-Kristian Vittinghus, 21-16, 16-21, 21-13. In the women's quarter-finals, Olympic champion and top seed Li Xuerui of China outclassed Spain's Carolina ...

  7. Sport - Hong Kong - BADMINTON

    Lee Chong Wei ends Hu Yun's amazing run

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

    ... before the tournament. Lee Chong Wei was awesome with his speed and attack Hu Yun In the women's final, China's Olympic champion and world number one Li Xuerui struggled in the first ...

  8. Sport - China - BADMINTON

    Lin Dan faces qualifying for Australian Open

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 10:53pm

    ... world number four Ratchanok Intanon of Thailand in the women’s singles and world number ones Hendra Setiawan and Mohammad Assan of Indonesia in the men’s doubles. The Australian Open is part ...

  9. Sport - China - BADMINTON

    China cruise into semi-finals of Thomas and Uber Cups

    Posted May 23rd 2014, 09:49am by Associated Press

    ... Associated Press Lin Dan doesn't even have to play as defending champions thrash Thailand; women drub England Badminton great Lin Dan did not need to come on court as defending ... match over Soo Hwang-Jong 21-12, 22-20. In the Uber Cup for women, China accounted for England 3-0, to also make the semifinals with ease and will face South Korea. ...

  10. Sport - China - BADMINTON

    Semi-retired Lin Dan comes back to help China create history in Thomas Cup

    Posted May 16th 2014, 10:18pm by AFP

    ... favourites for both the men's event and the Uber Cup for women, which also takes place at the Siri Fort complex in the Indian capital until May 25. Lin, arguably the greatest player of all time ... have been drawn alongside Taiwan, Russia and France in group D, with two teams qualifying for the knockout rounds. If the men are formidable, the Chinese women seem almost unassailable ...




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