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Asian Badminton Championships

Lin Dan pushed to the brink by Hu Yun

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.

Friday, 19 April, 2013, 5:16am

'Super Dan' returns after break of eight months

Lin, arguably the sport's greatest player, has not hit a shuttlecock competitively since last year's Olympic final, apart from playing - and losing - a farewell exhibition match against retiring Danish great Peter Gade in December.

17 Apr 2013 - 5:43am

HK hopes crash out in semis

It was a disappointing day for Hong Kong as both Wang Chen (pictured) and Yip Pui-yin lost their women's singles semi-final matches at the Asian championships at Johor Bahru, Malaysia, yesterday. Wang, the top seed, was upset by Jiang Yanjiao of China in straight sets. Jiang, who also beat Wang at the same stage in 2007, prevailed 21-17, 21-16.

20 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Wang and Yip reach semi-finals

Hong Kong's Wang Chen and Yip Pui-yin lived up to expectations, reaching the semi-finals in the women's singles at the Asian championships in Johor Bahru, Malaysia, yesterday. Wang, the top seed, had little difficulty overcoming Kaori Imabeppu of Japan 21-13, 21-9, while third seed Yip also advanced to the last four at the expense of another Japanese shuttler, Yu Hirayama, winning 22-20, 21-8.

19 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Wang queen of Asia once again

Hong Kong's Wang Chen successfully defended her women's singles title when she defeated Kaori Mori of Japan 2-1 in the final of the Asian Championships in Johor Bahru, Malaysia, yesterday.

3 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Wang storms ahead

Hong Kong's Wang Chen set up a final showdown against Kaori Mori of Japan in the women's singles at the Asian Championships in Johor Bahru, Malaysia, and a repeat of last year's final by beating Jiang Yanjiao of China in straight games yesterday.

2 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Women beat the odds

Just 24 hours after qualifying for the Uber Cup finals for the first time, Hong Kong achieved another one for the record books when they reached the final of the regional qualifying competition in Melbourne yesterday.

24 Feb 2002 - 12:00am