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Lee Chong Wei, Lin Dan & Chen Long among the big-names at Chinese Taipei Open

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Published: 14 July 2015
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Taiwan: After claiming back-to-back titles in both US Open and Canada Open recently, and after welcoming his newborn son last week, badminton superstar Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia will again be the sentimental favourite when the main draw of Chinese Taipei Open gets under way on Wednesday. Unlike his recent two tournaments at North America, Lee could face world No. 1 Chen Long of China in quarter-finals, and could possibly set up a mouthwatering final clash with his nemesis Lin Dan in the final.Lee Chong Wei speaks to the media during a press conference at Chinese Taipei Open on Tuesday. (photo: Reuters)

 

Michelle Li advances to Pan Am semi-finals

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Published: 13 July 2015
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Canada: The reigning Commonwealth Games and Pan Am Games gold medalist in women’s singles, Michelle Li, made it to the Pan Am Games semi-finals in both women's singles and women's doubles categories on Monday.Best of luck to Michelle Li at the 2015 Pan Am Games.

 

Carolina Marin may skip World Championships due to injury

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Published: 12 July 2015
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Madrid: Carolina Marin of Spain who came out of nowhere to win the world title last year, may well skip the 2015 world meet which will be held in Jakarta, Indonesia from August 10 to August 16, 2015, after she has broken her 5th metatarsal.Carolina Marin of Spain cannot believe she has just beaten China's Li Xuerui to become world champion, August 31, 2014.

 
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Korea complete clean sweep of 5 badminton golds at Universiade 2015

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Published: 12 July 2015
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Gwangju: South Korea mixed doubles pair got off to a good start for the host country when Shin Seung-Chan and Kim Gi-jung defeated Chiang Kai-Hsin and Lu Ching-Yao of Chinese Taipei 21-14, 21-11 at Hwasun Hanium Culture Sports Center in Hwasun, South Jeolla Province, Korea, to pick up the first gold medal for Korea in the badminton individual event. Last Wednesday, South Korea won the badminton mixed team gold medal at the Universiade.Son Wan-ho loses to Jeon Hyeok-Jin (right) in the 2015 Universiade men's singles final.

 

Tommy Sugiarto & Dionysius Rumbaka are on their own

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Published: 11 July 2015
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Jakarta: Head of development and performance for Badminton Association of Indonesia (PBSI) - Rexy Mainaky told Indonesian media on Friday that PBSI has no responsibility to take care of Indonesian players who are eligible to compete in Olympics but have quit the national team.Tommy Sugiarto could be better off without PBSI.

 

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