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Wang Lin

Wang Lin hopes Yonex-Sunrise Hong Kong Open is sign she is on her way up

Chen Long in action during his comfortable win over Tom Sugiarto yesterday. He faces Lee Chong Wei in today's final. Photo: Edward Wong

Former world number one Wang Lin hopes her performance at the Yonex-Sunrise Hong Kong Open can help her fight back to the world's elite ranks.

Sunday, 25 November, 2012, 4:28am

Former badminton world champion Wang Lin on her way back to her best

World number one Wang Yihan of China stoops down to reach the shuttlecock. Photo: Xinhua

Wang Lin has had a roller-coaster ride in recent years, winning the world championships in 2010 before injuries saw her drop out of the top 60 in the global rankings. But Wang, 23, has picked herself up and believes that starting from scratch has made her mentally tougher.

23 Nov 2012 - 2:11am

Tough-love mums train cubs for uncertain future

Ding Xinzhu considers herself a strict mother. She lays down the rules for her four-year-old daughter, Yueyue, and she says she's the only one in the family of seven whom Yueyue 'is afraid of' and obeys.

26 Jan 2011 - 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

Suspect arrested after note found at blast scene

A man was arrested after he allegedly blew up a floor of a government building - another in a recent spate of blasts across the country.

According to the Legal Daily, Wang Lin, from Qiqihar, Heilongjiang province, set off explosives he hid on the 10th floor of the city's telecommunication building on March 12. The explosion injured one passerby and damaged three cars.

29 Mar 2001 - 12:00am

School managers tried over slush fund

CHINA'S quest to rid itself of corruption has led its crackdown from government officials and corporate managers to school principals.

Ye Lie, principal of the No 6 Secondary School in Fushun, Liaoning, was tried at the end of last year for embezzling a total of 1.07 million yuan (HK$1 million) with eight other school administrators.

27 Feb 2000 - 12:00am

Fears for detainees

THE dissident community in Beijing has expressed concern about the fate of other detained activists.

Professor Xu Liangying said the authorities might now take a tougher line against them.

14 Dec 1995 - 12:00am