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Chen, Marin Crowned Players of the Year

Chen, Marin Crowned Players of the Year

Carolina Marin’s glorious 2015 season received the ultimate acknowledgement when she received the Female Player of the Year award from BWF President Poul-Erik Høyer in Dubai last night.

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Young Fans Bowl Stars Over

Young Fans Bowl Stars Over

What does a badminton player do when she isn’t playing or training? 

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Marin Lands in Minefield – Dubai World Superseries Finals 2015

Marin Lands in Minefield – Dubai World Superseries Finals 2015

World champion Carolina Marin has been in red-hot form this season, but she will have to be on her toes when the Dubai World Superseries Finals begins on Wednesday.

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Dubai’s Next for Trailblazing Lee and Yoo

Dubai’s Next for Trailblazing Lee and Yoo

The all-round brilliance of Lee Yong Dae and Yoo Yeon Seong was encapsulated in two extraordinary matches at the Yonex-Sunrise Hong Kong Open in November.

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Top Honour for Earl of Wessex

Top Honour for Earl of Wessex

His Royal Highness, The Earl of Wessex, was saluted last Sunday for 25 years of royal patronage to BADMINTONscotland as he received the BWF President’s Medal to a rousing ovation.

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Yu Xiaohan Provisionally Suspended

Yu Xiaohan Provisionally Suspended

Chinese player, Yu Xiaohan, has been provisionally suspended by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) due to an apparent anti-doping regulation violation

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BWF Becomes IPC Member

BWF Becomes IPC Member

Badminton World Federation has been admitted to membership of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) at its 17th General Assembly in Mexico City last Sunday.

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Good as ‘Goh-ld’! – Day 6: YONEX BWF World Junior Championships 2015

Good as ‘Goh-ld’! – Day 6: YONEX BWF World Junior Championships 2015

Two players at opposite ends of the junior spectrum today wrote their names into badminton history as the first Men’s and Women’s Singles World Junior champions from their countries while China swept the doubles categories.

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Historic Singles Finals – Day 5: YONEX BWF World Junior Championships 2015

Historic Singles Finals – Day 5: YONEX BWF World Junior Championships 2015

A thrilling Danish fightback in Men’s Doubles; India’s first Men Singles finalist and a historic gold for Malaysia in Women’s Singles highlighted today’s semi-finals of the YONEX BWF World Junior Championships 2015 in Lima.

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‘Thai-tanic’ Upset; Bingjiao Beaten – Day 4: YONEX BWF World Junior Championships 2015

‘Thai-tanic’ Upset; Bingjiao Beaten – Day 4: YONEX BWF World Junior Championships 2015

Contrasting but equally compelling victories by outsiders today toppled the No. 1 seeds in Men’s and Women’s Singles at the YONEX BWF World Junior Championships in Lima.

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Watanabe Blasts A ‘Wei’ – Day 3: YONEX BWF World Junior Championships 2015

Watanabe Blasts A ‘Wei’ – Day 3: YONEX BWF World Junior Championships 2015

Hitherto unheralded, Koki Watanabe, today boldly laid down his marker for the World Junior Men’s Singles title; banishing No. 2 seed Cheam June Wei with authoritative brilliance.

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Lee-thal Ying Ying Triumphs – Day 2: YONEX BWF World Junior Championships 2015

Lee-thal Ying Ying Triumphs – Day 2: YONEX BWF World Junior Championships 2015

Malaysia’s Lee Ying Ying toppled No. 3 Women’s Singles seed, Supanida Katethong, today en route to the last 16 of the YONEX BWF World Junior Championships 2015 in Lima, Peru.

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Korean Falls to Castellanos – Day 1: YONEX BWF World Junior Championships 2015

Korean Falls to Castellanos – Day 1: YONEX BWF World Junior Championships 2015

Young Ruben Castellanos struck a winning note for Pan America today, rebounding from a game down to win his opening Men’s Singles match versus Korea’s Kang Min Hyuk.

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Sayaka Sato Emerges on Top – Jeonju Victor Korea Masters Review

Sayaka Sato Emerges on Top – Jeonju Victor Korea Masters Review

Former top-15 player Sayaka Sato finally re-emerged as a title winner by capturing the Jeonju Victor Korea Masters Women's Singles crown, while Lee Dong Keun was victorious in Men's Singles. 

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China Blitz Indonesia – Day 5: Suhandinata Cup 2015

China Blitz Indonesia – Day 5: Suhandinata Cup 2015

China are the BWF World Junior Mixed Team champions for a record tenth time, emphatically trouncing Indonesia 3-0 this afternoon in Lima, Peru.

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