Retired former world number one badminton star Ye Zhaoying will today embark on an ambitious quest to become the first female player to qualify for the Volvo China Open.Wednesday, 1 April, 2009, 12:00am
Indonesia have their two formidable doubles teams to thank for their 11th Thomas Cup title, says Hong Kong coach Chan Chi-choi.
'The Indonesians have two trump cards in their two doubles teams. They kept on winning,' said Chan.26 May 1998 - 12:00am
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Two sets of researchers announced findings last week that both produced an 'Oh yeah, so what's new?' reaction.25 May 1998 - 12:00am
Indonesia got down to the serious business of defending their Uber Cup title, despite the chaos at home, as they thrashed England 5-0 in their first-round Group B match at the Queen Elizabeth Stadium yesterday.
The Indonesian squad's families are being protected by police and armed forces in Jakarta, which is facing its worst crisis in more than 30 years.16 May 1998 - 12:00am
CHINA paraded their full range of world-class hardware to swamp defending Uber Cup badminton champions Indonesia 5-0 and book their place in the semi-finals at the Queen Elizabeth Stadium last night.19 May 1996 - 12:00am
Mental toughness is the key to success for China's top women's single player Ye Chaoying in this summer's Atlanta Olympic, according to former world women's singles champion Li Lingwei . Li, who was a household name on the mainland during the 1980s, is currently the personal coach of Ye. Ye, holding down the world number one ranking, is one of China's leading hopes for gold in Atlanta.30 Mar 1996 - 12:00am
SUSI Susanti and Heryanto Arbi reinforced Indonesia's domination of badminton, winning the women's and men's singles titles at the US$125,000 Japan Open championships in Tokyo yesterday.30 Jan 1995 - 12:00am