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Uber Cup - Saina Nehwal is confident of making the semifinals

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Published: 15 May 2014
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India ace shuttler Saina Nehwal it is important for her to nail the first point in Uber Cup to get the team momentum going.Saina Nehwal and her teammates at the launch of the 2014 Uber Cup on Wednesday.

"First singles is critical in a team event. If I could score a point, it will build an early momentum and will definitely boost our team confidence ,” Saina said at the launch of the tournament.

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Thomas Cup: Denmark suffers huge setback as Mathias Boe pulls out

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Published: 15 May 2014
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Denmark had to deal with the devastating blow of losing Mathias Boe just few days before Thomas Cup.Mathias Boe will not play in Thomas Cup 2014 due to umbilical hernias

Mathias Boe, the experienced doubles shuttler, announced on his Facebook page on Tuesday that he had to undergo a surgery for umbilical hernia. Boe said that he felt pain earlier this week and found a small lump over his belly button. He hopes to get back in full practice within few weeks.

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Thomas Cup - Indonesia eyeing Thomas Cup/Uber Cup Trophies

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Published: 15 May 2014
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Indonesia's Thomas Cup and Uber Cup badminton teams departed for India for the Thomas Cup and Uber Cup championship from May 18 to 25. Prior to their departure, President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono led a special ceremony in which each player kissed the red-and-white national flag.Indonesia's Thomas Cup and Uber Cup took pictures alongside the Indian team

Chairman of the Indonesian Badminton Association (PBSI) Gita Wirjawan said Indonesia's strongest opponent will be China. Indonesia will have to rely on its men's doubles because China has no shortage of strong men's singles, such as Lin Dan and Chen Long.

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Thomas Cup - Good Luck Malaysia

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Published: 15 May 2014
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Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia's Thomas Cup and Uber Cup teams left for New Delhi on Thursday. This would be Lee Chong Wei's sixth Thomas Cup appearance, and he is determined make his mark on by winning all his matches.

Two years ago, the world number one Lee Chong Wei sustained a serious ankle injury at the Thomas Cup in Wuhan, when he landed awkwardly after going two points ahead in his match against Denmark's Peter Gade. Lee Chong Wei and his teammates are posing for pictures before their departure for New DelhiDoctors rushed onto court, but the he was in visible pain and crying as he was taken for treatment at a nearby hospital. Malaysia eventually went down to Denmark 2-3, with both doubles pairs losing their matches, and was eliminated by China 1-3 in the knockout stage.

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Dad demand fairness for Ng Hui Lin and Ng Hui Ern

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Published: 14 May 2014
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Kuala Lumpur: Usually, coaches often select badminton players based on evaluations of abilities, ranking, recent performance and potential.BAM could do better in handling the Uber Cup selection trials, and should give young players a chance to make an impression in major tournaments

When World No. 27th Ng Hui Lin-Ng Hui Ern were excluded from Malaysia’s Uber Cup team, the father of Ng sisters, Datuk Ng Thin Huatt was absolutely unhappy over the incident and sent a protest letter to the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM).

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