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Chris and Gabby Adcocks win MK Sports Personality

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Published: 08 December 2014
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London: Chris and Gabby Adcock have expressed their delight after winning the MK Sports Personality of the Year award for 2014.

The mixed doubles duo were presented with their award ahead of Sport MK’s Sports Achiever of the Year event, which was held yesterday (Tuesday) at Shenley Leisure Centre in Milton Keynes.Gabby and Chris Adcocks are the 2014 MK Sports Personality of the Year

 

Surrey Smashers on top of National Badminton League

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Published: 08 December 2014
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England: Surrey Smashers surged to the top of England's National Badminton League in a nail biting style on December 1.

The Guildford side needed men’s doubles pair Chris Langridge and Dean George to save five match points before they could make it two out of two victories in the new competition, beating Loughborough Sports 3-2.Surrey Smashers players celebrate after beat Loughborough Sport 3-2

 

Puchong United top Kopiko Purple League standings over Muar City

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Published: 07 December 2014
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Kuala Lumpur: This Sunday marked the end of the first half of the Kopiko Purple League (KPL) in the 2014 calendar year. The league will resume its second half of the season on Jan 2, 2015.

Here are highlights of Sunday's ties in the KPL:Puchong United is leading the pack at Purple League

 

Malaysia complete 4th in Axiata Cup

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Published: 07 December 2014
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Kuala Lumpur: In the battle for the third and fourth place of Axiata Cup, Malaysia lost to Asia All-Stars based on overall points scored.

All-Stars Asia and Malaysia were tied 2-2 after each team won two of the four matches played. Nonetheless, victory went to Asia All-Stars based on the overall number of points scored in the games played when they collected 147 points compared to only 140 garnered by the Malaysia squad.Chan Peng Soon and Lai Pei Jing play beautifully on Sunday, hope the coaches can keep this winning combination intact

 

Thailand upset Indonesia to win Axiata Cup

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Published: 07 December 2014
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Kuala Lumpur: Thailand needed only a 2-2 draw to edge past Indonesia at the Axiata Cup final on Sunday and to pocket prize money of USD400, 000 (RM1.2 million).

Both teams were tied at 2-2 for matches won and 4-4 on games won at the end of the tie. Based on the Axiata Cup tournament format, if the overall score is tied at 2-2, team that wins more points will win the cup. After all the scores were tallied, Thailand defeated Indonesia by a mere two points, 140-138.The 2014 Axiata Cup Champion - Thailand

 

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