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  1. Sport - Other Sport - BADMINTON

    Doping ban for Olympic badminton star reversed

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

    ... 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 ... 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 ...

  2. Sport - Hong Kong - BADMINTON

    Badminton body says game will stay in Olympics

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

    ... 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 ... 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 ...

  3. 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

    ... dropping the opening game to overhaul Simon Santoso and win the World Superseries Australian Badminton Open in Sydney on Sunday. The two-time Olympic gold medallist and five-time world champion downed the 18th-ranked Indonesian, 22-24, 21-16, 21-7 in 75 minutes. It was Lin’s first World Superseries final in over two years and he took charge from the second game. Lin, 30, considered ...

  4. 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 the World Badminton Federation reduced the number of qualification quotas for next summer's Games in Rio de Janeiro. China sent maximum quotas of three men's and women's players ...

  5. Sport - China - BADMINTON

    Lin Dan makes it through to semi-finals in Australia

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 10:40pm

    ... Agence France-Presse Two-time Olympic gold medallist advances past South Korea's Son Wan-ho China’s Olympic and world champion Lin Dan overcame a slow start to win through to the semi-finals of the Australian Badminton Open in Sydney on Friday. The two-time Olympic gold medallist and five-time world champion, who had to qualify for the Sydney event, downed South Korea’s Son ...

  6. Sport - China - BADMINTON

    Olympic champion Li Xuerui makes a second great escape

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

    ... 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 to survive into the quarter-finals of the All England Open badminton championships on Thursday. The top-seeded Chinese player came from a game and 8-13 down against Japan’s Minatsu Mitani, the world ...

  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 game, but regained her composure to beat Taiwan's Tai Tzu-ying 2-0 in 34 minutes. "My opponent probably became desperate after dropping the hard-fought first game," Li said. ...

  8. Sport - China - BADMINTON

    Lin Dan faces qualifying for Australian Open

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 10:53pm

    ... Agence France-Presse Two-time Olympic champion's ranking has dropped to 104 after a seven-month sabbatical from sport Two-time Olympic badminton gold medallist and five-time world ... Games next month. ...

  9. Sport - China - BADMINTON

    China's women too strong in singles for Japan

    Posted May 25th 2014, 01:02am

    ... 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 Mitani 21-15, 21-5 in only 36 minutes before Misaki Matsutomo and Ayaka Takahashi pulled one back for Japan in the first doubles game, inflict China’s first loss of the tournament. Second-ranked ...

  10. 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

    ... as there will be the Thomas Cup, the Commonwealth Games and the Asian Games, but if I find my form and condition after the Incheon Games and I am injury free, I will give the 2016 Olympic Games a go." Malaysia ... 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 ...




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