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Lee Chong Wei wins 2013 BWF Male Player of the Year

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Published: 26 May 2014
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New Delhi: Lee Chong Wei was named the BWF Male Player of the Year for 2013 for his remarkable performances in 2013 by winning 6 superseries tournaments and the Super Series Masters Finals; he was also the runner-up in the World Championships in Guangzhou last year. Other BWF Male Player of the Year 2013 nominees were Lin Dan and Chen Long of China, the doubles duo Mohammad Ahsan-Hendra Setiawan from Indonesia; and Ko Sung-hyun-Lee Yong-dae of South Korea.Lee Chong Wei received the 2013 Male Player of the Year award from the President of Badminton Association of India, Dr. Akhilesh Das Gupta at the annual BWF Gala Awards Dinner held in the sidelines of Thomas and Uber Cup tournament being held in Delhi.

 

Thomas-Uber Cup Finals 2014: Complete Day 8 Results

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Published: 25 May 2014
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Complete Day 8 Results - Thomas Cup Final, May 25, 2014

 Congratulations to the Japanese team!

 

Thomas Cup Final: Congratulations to Japan, thanks to Malaysia

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Published: 25 May 2014
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New Delhi: In one of the classic Thomas Cup Final of the past 28 years, Liew Daren of Malaysia's final surge to send the fifth game into the decider was so unexpected that it had the audience holding their breath till resilient Daren ultimately fell to Takuma Ueda 12-21, 21-18, 17-21. With Ueda's victory, Japan clinched their first ever Thomas Cup badminton title with a thrilling 3-2 win over Malaysia in the final of the men's premier team championships in New Delhi.Japan clinched its maiden Thomas Cup badminton title Sunday as it beat Malaysia 3-2 in a hard-fought final (left). Malaysia’s Lee Chong Wei during the presentation ceremony after the Thomas Cup badminton championship in New Delhi, India.

28 years ago, in another Thomas Cup Final epic battle, rookie pair Li YongBo/Tian Bingyi created a huge upset by defeating badminton superstar Liem Swie King and his partner Bobby Ertanto to clinch the third point for China in the 1986 Jakarta Thomas Cup.

 

Thomas-Uber Cup Finals 2014: Complete Day 7 Results

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Published: 24 May 2014
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Complete Day 7 Results - Thomas-Uber Cup Finals, May 24, 2014

 China in celebration after winning its 13th Uber Cup

 

Incredible! China wins 13 titles in 16 Uber Cup Final Appearances

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Published: 24 May 2014
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New Delhi: After the Thomas Cup heartbreak yesterday, China defended their 13th Uber Cup title with a 3-1 victory against Japan in Saturday’s final at the Siri Fort Indoor Stadium.Congratulations to the China Uber Cup Team!

Olympic champion Li Xuerui defeated Minatsu Mitani in only 36 minutes to win 21-15, 21-5. But Japan’s first doubles pair Misaki Matsutomo-Ayaka Takahashi, turned the table on their Chinese opponents with aggressive play to stop Bao Yixin-Tang Jinhua 21-18, 21-9.

 

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