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Youth Olympic Games 2014 – Day 4: Lee Stands in Yamaguchi’s Way

Youth Olympic Games 2014 – Day 4: Lee Stands in Yamaguchi’s Way

Akane Yamaguchi will get a chance to avenge a loss to Lee Chia Hsin as the two booked semi-final places at the Youth Olympic Games 2014 today.

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Robertson, Cheng Spread Badminton Gospel

Robertson, Cheng Spread Badminton Gospel

Athlete Role Models Nathan Robertson and Cheng Wen Hsing drew an appreciative audience at BWF’s Celebration Site yesterday.

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Youth Olympic Games 2014 – Day 3: Aditya Joshi Enters Quarter-finals

Youth Olympic Games 2014 – Day 3: Aditya Joshi Enters Quarter-finals

Vietnam’s Pham Cao Cuong and China’s Qin Jinjing were the prominent names who failed to qualify for the singles quarter-finals of the Youth Olympic Games 2014 today.

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Li-Ning BWF World Championships 2014: Double-Injury Withdrawals Hit Indonesia

Li-Ning BWF World Championships 2014: Double-Injury Withdrawals Hit Indonesia

Indonesia’s ambitions in the Li-Ning BWF World Championships 2014 have been severely dented with the withdrawals of Men’s Doubles defending champions, Mohammad Ahsan/Hendra Setiawan, and Simon Santoso in Men's Singles.

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Youth Olympic Games 2014 – Day 2: Strong Show by Lee Chia Hsin

Youth Olympic Games 2014 – Day 2: Strong Show by Lee Chia Hsin

Chinese Taipei’s Lee Chia Hsin followed up her upset in Women’s Singles yesterday with yet another strong performance today.

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Youth Olympic Games 2014 – Day 1: Mixed Doubles Steals the Show

Youth Olympic Games 2014 – Day 1: Mixed Doubles Steals the Show

Badminton broke new ground at the Youth Olympic Games today with the celebration of a transnational spirit in Mixed Doubles.

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Youth Olympic Games 2014 - Preview: Testing Draws for Lin, Yamaguchi

Youth Olympic Games 2014 - Preview: Testing Draws for Lin, Yamaguchi

The stars of the World Junior Championships will once again get a chance to sparkle, at the Youth Olympic Games 2014 that begin tomorrow in Nanjing.

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Two BWF Sudirman Cup Bids

Two BWF Sudirman Cup Bids

Glasgow in Scotland and Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia, are bidding to host the BWF Sudirman Cup (World Mixed Team Championships) in 2017.

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BWF and Li-Ning in YOG Partnership

BWF and Li-Ning in YOG Partnership

BWF Major Events partner, Li-Ning, is joining forces with the world-governing body to enhance the badminton experience for students attending the upcoming Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games.

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Li-Ning BWF World Championships 2014: Jorgensen and Santoso in the ‘Wei’

Li-Ning BWF World Championships 2014: Jorgensen and Santoso in the ‘Wei’

Simon Santoso’s last-minute entry into the Li-Ning BWF World Championships 2014 could prove a stumbling block in two-time runner-up Lee Chong Wei’s quest for Men’s Singles glory.

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Youth Olympic Games 2014: Mixed Doubles - A Melting Pot!

Youth Olympic Games 2014: Mixed Doubles - A Melting Pot!

France and Uganda; Egypt and Korea; China and Sri Lanka – the 32 pairs for the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games’ Mixed Doubles have been drawn. See which players will partner each other.

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Lee Chong Wei and Li Xuerui Lead Seedings

Lee Chong Wei and Li Xuerui Lead Seedings

If being the top seeds for the Li-Ning BWF World Championships later this month is a good omen, then Malaysia’s Lee Chong Wei and Li Xuerui of China should be in a buoyant mood.

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Commonwealth Games 2014: Unbe-‘Li’-evable Michelle Grabs Gold

Commonwealth Games 2014: Unbe-‘Li’-evable Michelle Grabs Gold

A near-flawless performance by Michelle Li lifted Canada’s badminton to new heights today as she clinically dispatched Scottish darling, Kirsty Gilmour, to claim a historic first Commonwealth Games Women’s Singles crown for her country.

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Commonwealth Games 2014: Gilmour or Li on Historic Brink

Commonwealth Games 2014: Gilmour or Li on Historic Brink

Either Scotland’s Kirsty Gilmour or Michelle Li of Canada will win the first-ever Commonwealth Women’s Singles gold medal for their respective countries tomorrow. Here’s a semi-finals snapshot.

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Commonwealth Games 2014: Malaysia Lose Men's Singles Crown

Commonwealth Games 2014: Malaysia Lose Men's Singles Crown

For the first time since 1986, a country other than Malaysia will win the Men’s Singles gold medal at the Commonwealth Games.

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