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Chris Adcock always had potential to succeed

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Published: 19 August 2014
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London: Twenty-four hours after he missed out on one medal at the Commonwealth Games, Chris Adcock bounced back to take the top prize.

Others might have let defeat affect them, but the badminton player from Ravenshead is made of sterner stuff.

And he always has been.Chris and Gabby Adcock - An absolutely beautiful couple!

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Simon Santoso and Ahsan-Setiawan to miss World Champs

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Published: 19 August 2014
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Jakarta: After Indonesia's defending mixed doubles pair, Tontowi Ahmad and Liliyana Natsir, withdrew from the 2014 World Championships few weeks ago due to Ahmad's ankle injury, Indonesia have suffered yet another major blow to its World Championships roster when they announced on Tuesday that Simon Santoso and defending men's doubles world champion Hendra Setiawan/ Mohammad Ahsan have also pulled out from the world meet that will take place in Copenhagen, from August 25 to August 31.Simon Santoso, Mohammad Ahsan, Hendra Setiawan, Liliyana Natsir dan Tontowi Ahmad have pulled out from World Championships (from left)

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BAM reverses decision to exclude Rashid from World Champs

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Published: 18 August 2014
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Kuala Lumpur: Facing heavy criticism by media, players and government officials, the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) announced Monday that they have reversed their decision to remove national singles chief coach Rashid Sidek from the World Championships squad.Rashid Sidek is a world-renowned and well-respected badminton coach

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Lin Dan joins torch relay for 2014 Youth Olympics

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Published: 17 August 2014
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Nanjing: Two times Olympic gold medalist Lin Dan was one of the torch bearers for the 2014 Nanjing Youth Olympic Games. The Summer Youth Olympic Games is taking place from in Nanjing, China from 16 to 28 August and feature 3,800 young athletes. Lin Dan was very happy and excited as this was the first time he participated in such torch relay.Lin Dan was among the torchbearers of the 2014 Nanjing Youth Olympics torch relay

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Jwala Gutta: We need a chief coach for doubles

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Published: 17 August 2014
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Hyderabad: Jwala Gutta does not see a great future for doubles in the country unless immediate steps are taken by the authorities. Essentially, she seeks a new independent coach in place of Pullela Gopichand, who also handles doubles.Jwala Gutta's relationship with India's national coach Pullela Gopichand has deteriorated ever since Gopichand chose to remain silent on the proposed life ban on her by the Badminton Association of India for alleged breach of discipline on October 2013.

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