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Lee Chong Wei coach blames air-con cut-off in loss to Lin Dan

Malaysia’s coach has blamed an air conditioning cut-off for causing world No 1 Lee Chong Wei to cramp up and pull out of yet another heart-breaking badminton world final.

Monday, 12 August, 2013, 11:22pm 1 comment

'Super Dan' back in the swing after lengthy break

Exactly one year after winning the Olympic gold medal in London last summer, Lin Dan returned to the international stage yesterday when he began his campaign at the world championships in Guangzhou.

6 Aug 2013 - 3:50am

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.

19 Apr 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

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'Super Dan' sets his sights on gold in 2016

25 Aug 2012 - 3:18am

Wembley Arena feels like home, says Li

Wembley Arena might seem a world away from Beijing, but China badminton head coach Li Yongbo feels right at 'home' as his charges prepare for their London Games campaign this week.

25 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Super Dan proves too powerful as China complete clean sweep

Lin Dan of China clinched a record fifth Hong Kong Open title as China dominated the US$250,000 Super Series tournament held for the first time at the Coliseum in Hung Hom yesterday.

21 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Super Dan storms past error-prone Lee in a rush

Lin Dan proved he meant business as he marched into the Sunrise-Yonex Hong Kong Open final following a convincing victory over world No 1 Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia at the Hong Kong Coliseum yesterday.

It took the reigning Olympic and world champion just 46 minutes to beat the Malaysian ace 21-16, 21-14.

20 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Malaysian ace plays down 'Super Dan' clash in semis

19 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Reality comes back to bite HK's Wong

Hong Kong's Wong Wing-ki found out what a difference three weeks can make after world and Olympic champion Lin Dan gained revenge at the US$250,000 Sunrise-Yonex Hong Kong Open last night.

18 Nov 2011 - 12:00am