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Saina Nehwal & Lee Chong Wei​ fetch USD 100,000 at India's Premier Badminton League auction

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Published: 08 December 2015
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New Delhi: Top stars Saina Nehwal and Lee Chong Wei were the costliest buys, fetching a whopping USD 100,000, while Indian shuttlers P V Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth were bought for USD 95,000 and USD 80,000 respectively at the rechristened Premier badminton League (PBL) players' auction here on Monday.Lee Chong Wei was making USD 135k in the 2013 edition, and now $USD 100k?

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Chen Long, Carolina Marin and Saina Nehwal sets sights on Dubai Superseries Finals title

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Published: 07 December 2015
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Dubai: After winning seven major titles including the World Championship and All-England men's titles, world No. 1 Chen Long hopes to finish the most successful year of his career by adding the win of Badminton World Federation (BWF) Superseries Finals title under his belt.The all-star badminton players pose for picture with the Superseries Finals organizers. (photo: BWF)

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Lee Chong Wei, Lin Dan & Li Xuerui absence from Dubai Superseries Finals

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Published: 07 December 2015
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Kuala Lumpur: Lee Chong Wei, Lin Dan and Li Xuerui will not be playing in the World Super Series Finals in Dubai that was scheduled to kick off from December 9 to December 13. According to Badminton World Federation (BWF), they only select the top eight shuttlers after the 12 legs of Tournament to compete in the finale and each country can have a maximum of two players.Perhaps it's good time for both Lee Chong Wei and Lin Dan to take a short break before the busy 2016 season. (photo: Xinhua)

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Chong Wei Feng leads Kepong to beat Ampang Jaya in Purple League

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Published: 06 December 2015
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Kuala Lumpur: Chong Wei Feng guided Kepong to finish off a stunning comeback to beat Ampang Jaya 9-7 in the Malaysia Purple League on Sunday.Kepong BC is now ranked No. 6 in Purple League. (photo: Kepong BC)

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Tommy Sugiarto beats Kidambi Srikanth in hard-fought Indonesian Masters final

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Published: 06 December 2015
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Malang: Tommy Sugiarto survived a close call in in the Indonesian Masters men's final, needing three sets on Sunday to hold off Indian No. 1 seed Kidambi Srikanth 17-21, 21-13, 24-22 in 59 minutes.Tommy Sugiarto could move up to world's top 10 after his Indonesian Masters victory.

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