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Australian Open: Malaysia shuttlers sail through qualifying matches

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Published: 24 June 2014
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Sydney: All Malaysian players were able to advance to the main draw of Australia Open on Tuesday.

Mohamad Arif Abdul Latif defeated Mitchell Wheller of Australia 21-11, 21-8 in his first qualifying match, and knocked out Andrew Smith of England 21-17, 22-20 in the second qualifying match.Olympic gold medalist Fu Haifeng (left) looked absolutely stunned by the size of the giant lobster in Australia!

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Lin Dan in Australian Badminton Open

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Published: 23 June 2014
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Sydney: Lin Dan has attracted a lot of media attentions since his arrival in Sydney to compete at the Star Australian Badminton Open 2014.Lin Dan is the first Asian face for Italian luxury fashion house Dolce & Gabbana

The tattooed 30-year-old badminton super star was the second richest athlete in China last year. Through a combination of prizes won and lucrative endorsement deals, Lin Dan has amassed an estimated net worth of close to $20 Million.

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Koo Kien Keat to Miss Australian Open

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Published: 23 June 2014
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Bangkok: In the hope to rejuvenate his career, Koo Kien Keat left the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) on March to join the Granular professional badminton club in Bangkok, Thailand. Since then, he only played in New Zealand Open, where he partnered with Ng Hui Lin in mixed doubles and Pakkawat Vilailak in men's doubles.The future doesn't look promising for Koo Kien Keat if he continues to stay in Granular

On Monday, his professional career was hindered by his own club again when the Granular's chairman Jane Piyatat decided to withdraw his players from Australian Badminton Open, which will be held from June 24 to 29, and the Yonex US Open Badminton Championship that runs from July 8 to 13.

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Indonesia Open Final Results

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Published: 22 June 2014
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Jakarta: On Sunday, Denmark's Jan O. Jorgensen defeated Kenichi Tago to win the men’s singles title.

In the women's singles final, world number one Li Xuerui of China defeated Ratchanok Intanon of Thailand 21-13, 21-13 in 37 minutes to win the title.Lee Yong dae- Yoo Yeon-seong has become the dominant force in men's doubles

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Indonesia Open Final: Jorgensen takes torch from Peter Gade

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Published: 22 June 2014
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Jakarta: Torch got passed in Jakarta on Sunday night. Despite being crowned several titles in Europe such as 2010 Denmark Open and French Open last year, Denmark's Jan O. Jorgensen has yet to win a championship in other continents until Sunday. After his breakthrough win against Kenichi Tago in the Indonesia Open final, he has become one of the most dangerous badminton player from Denmark after Peter Gade.Peter Gade to Jan O Jorgensen - Passing of the torch :-)

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