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  1. Sport - China - BADMINTON

    Lin Dan faces qualifying for Australian Open

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 10:53pm

    ... to get to the main draw.” Lin, who is currently ranked 35 in singles, is China’s second-highest earning athlete after tennis grand slam champion Li Na. Other stars heading to Sydney include two ... of the BWF World Superseries with US$750,000 prize money up for grabs. It is also one of the last opportunities for athletes to earn world ranking points needed to compete at the Glasgow Commonwealth ...

  2. Sport - Other Sport - BADMINTON

    Doping ban for Olympic badminton star reversed

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

    ... had been done. The association had admitted the situation had arisen due to their administrative errors and that the athletes had done nothing wrong, he added. "The last three months were ...

  3. Sport - China - BADMINTON

    China’s Chen Long and Wang Shixian on track for All England Open Badminton Championships titles

    Posted Mar 08th 2014, 02:57pm by Reuters

    ... achievement of reaching the final last year she must be confident. “I think for every athlete confidence is the key thing and every time I win a match it gives me a boost,” said Wang. “Even though ...

  4. Sport - Hong Kong - BADMINTON

    Lin Dan pushed to the brink by Hu Yun

    Posted Apr 19th 2013, 12:00am by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... Chan Kin-wa kinwa.chan@scmp.com Lin Dan pushed to the brink by Hu Hong Kong's Hu Yun came within a point of claiming the famous scalp of China's double Olympic champion Lin Dan at the Asian Championships in Taipei yesterday. Playing his first to ...

  5. Sport - Other Sport - BADMINTON

    Thai starlet hopes world title is just the start

    Posted Aug 25th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... tail and sweet smile lies a fierce, competitive athlete. It's this side of Ratchanok Intanon that powers a smash that can send the shuttlecock piercing the air at more than 124 mph. ... of Thailand, and the prime minister. And while she misses hanging out and shopping with her friends, Ratchanok enjoys the trappings of being a professional athlete. "If I weren't playing ...

  6. Sport - China - BADMINTON

    Olympic axing rumours leave shuttlers unruffled

    Posted Dec 15th 2012, 12:00am by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... Either badminton or table tennis- the two sports dominated by Chinese athletes- is rumoured to be facing the axe, while boxing and modern pentathlon are also said to have questionable futures. ...

  7. 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 ... best Asian women athletes at the London Games. "But the London Olympics is definitely not the end of my career," added Li, who will be making her Hong Kong Open debut at the Coliseum ...



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