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  1. Sport - China - BADMINTON

    Spain's Carolina Marin stuns Li Xuerui to win women's singles title at world championships

    Posted Aug 31st 2014, 11:37pm

    ... recovered from dropping the opening game to the top seed and Olympic champion to complete an incredible 17-21, 21-17, 21-18 victory and earn her country its first ever major title in the sport. “I ...

  2. Sport - BADMINTON

    Lee Chong Wei one game away from snatching maiden world title

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 10:45pm by AFP

    ... to seal a return to the women's singles final. World number one Li, runner-up a year ago on home soil in Guangzhou, dominated from the beginning with Mitani, sporting a heavily strapped right ...

  3. Sport - China - BADMINTON

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

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 09:56am

    ... World Federation (BWF) to reduce the number of entrants per country at international tournaments to curb China’s dominance in the sport. Top-ranked Li, one of four Chinese representatives ...

  4. 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

    ... life after sport because I am not young anymore, but my passion for badminton remains the same as when I first turned to full-time training 10 years ago," said Yip, who turns 27 on Wednesday. I have to think about life after sport because I am not young anymore, but my passion for badminton remains the same as when I first turned to full-time training 10 years ago Yip Pui-yin ...

  5. Sport - Other Sport - BADMINTON

    Lee Chong Wei strolls into last 16 at worlds

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 10:17am

    ... Agence France-Presse Malaysian makes short work of unheralded German World number one Lee Chong Wei marched on in his bid for an elusive world championship title as he strolled into the last 16 to follow suit with his leading rivals in Copenhagen on Wedne ...

  6. Sport - China - BADMINTON

    No worries for Chen Long in Badminton World Championships

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 09:59am

    ... Associated Press Second seed brushes aside Austrian; Li Xuerui sees off spirited resistance Chen Long eased his way into the second round of the badminton world championship on Tuesday with a routine victory over Austrian rank outsider Luka Wraber in Cope ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Sport - Other Sport - BADMINTON

    Lee Chong Wei battling injury ahead of world championships

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

    ... Reuters Lee downplays chancesof securing world title World number one Lee Chong Wei has revealed that injury concerns are leaving him low on confidence ahead of the world championships in Denmark at the end of the month. Malaysian Lee was unable to defend ...

  9. 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 ... drop to 104 after a seven-month sabbatical from the sport, returning to win the Asia Championships and China Masters this year. The calibre of the field is so strong that someone like Lin Dan ...

  10. 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 greatest badminton player of all time, had to qualify for the Sydney event after his ranking dropped to 104 following a seven-month sabbatical from the sport. He went into the final ranked 22 ...




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