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Asian Games 2014 – Day 1: Indian Win Thriller Over Thailand

Asian Games 2014 – Day 1: Indian Win Thriller Over Thailand

India entered the women’s team semi-finals of the Asian Games 2014 thanks to the scratch combination of Ashwini Ponnappa and PV Sindhu.

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Asian Games 2014 – Preview: Can Japan Prevail Again?

Asian Games 2014 – Preview: Can Japan Prevail Again?

The attention of badminton fans will be on Japan as the new Thomas Cup champions begin their quest for a first Asian Games men’s team gold medal. 

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European Para-Badminton Championships 2014 - Swiss Star Strikes Triple Gold

European Para-Badminton Championships 2014 - Swiss Star Strikes Triple Gold

Karin Suter-Erath justified her top billing, capturing three golds at the European Para-Badminton Championships in Murcia, Spain, while England’s Martin Rooke won two golds and a silver.

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Yonex-Sunrise Indonesian Masters 2014 – Review: Prannoy Wins Maiden Title

Yonex-Sunrise Indonesian Masters 2014 – Review: Prannoy Wins Maiden Title

India’s HS Prannoy prevented an Indonesian sweep at the Yonex-Sunrise Indonesian Masters 2014 by winning the Men’s Singles title yesterday.

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Li-Ning BWF World Championships 2014: Overturning the Form Book

Li-Ning BWF World Championships 2014: Overturning the Form Book

The Li-Ning BWF World Championships 2014 threw up some unexpected results. The heat of the championships having cooled off, we pick those who created some buzz.

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Turkey Wins Mediterranean Cup

Turkey Wins Mediterranean Cup

The Confederation of Mediterranean Badminton (COMEBA) recently held a training camp and tournament in its efforts to develop the sport in the Mediterranean region. 

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Hopefuls Pushing the Boundaries

Hopefuls Pushing the Boundaries

The confidence and drive of players from nations with no badminton pedigree was an encouraging sign at the recent Youth Olympic Games.

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Yonex-Sunrise Vietnam Open Back on Track

Yonex-Sunrise Vietnam Open Back on Track

The Yonex-Sunrise Vietnam GP Open 2014, a tournament which was disrupted yesterday after a section of the venue’s roof collapsed, re-started at an alternate venue today.

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Li-Ning BWF World Championships 2014 – Review: Epic Battles in Ballerup

Li-Ning BWF World Championships 2014 – Review: Epic Battles in Ballerup

A World Championships that began under the shadow of prominent withdrawals ended with glorious milestones being set.

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Li-Ning BWF World Championships 2014 – Day 7: Zhao Pockets Double

Li-Ning BWF World Championships 2014 – Day 7: Zhao Pockets Double

China's Zhao Yunlei replicated her London Olympics performance with two titles at the Li-Ning BWF World Championships.

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Li-Ning BWF World Championships 2014 - Day 7: Marin Makes History; Lee’s Jinx Continues

Li-Ning BWF World Championships 2014 - Day 7: Marin Makes History; Lee’s Jinx Continues

Carolina Marin authored one of the most significant results in badminton history, beating favourite Li Xuerui in the Women's Singles final to become Spain's first-ever World champion.

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Li-Ning BWF World Championships 2014 – Day 6: Disappointment for Denmark

Li-Ning BWF World Championships 2014 – Day 6: Disappointment for Denmark

Semi-finals day ended in despair for the hosts as their representatives in three events failed to cross the penultimate hurdle. Here are some visuals of yesterday’s action.

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Li-Ning BWF World Championships 2014 - Day 6: Magnificent Marin Shines

Li-Ning BWF World Championships 2014 - Day 6: Magnificent Marin Shines

Carolina Marin, who had to persuade boys to hit with her so she could improve, became the first Spaniard to reach a World Championship final, beating up-and-coming Indian, PV Sindhu, in a taut, emotionally draining semi-final tonight.

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Li-Ning BWF World Championships 2014 - Day 6: Superb Lee Hurtles into Final

Li-Ning BWF World Championships 2014 - Day 6: Superb Lee Hurtles into Final

World No.1 Lee Chong Wei produced his best performance of the week today to be a step away from the elusive Men’s Singles World Championship that would further enhance his already legendary status.

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Li-Ning BWF World Championships 2014 – Day 5: A Few Surprises

Li-Ning BWF World Championships 2014 – Day 5: A Few Surprises

Traditional powerhouses China, Korea and Denmark continued to dominate the Li-Ning BWF World Championships but there were a couple of unexpected semi-finalists. Here are some snapshots of the action.

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