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Glasgow 2014: Malaysia to put eggs in several baskets

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Published: 23 July 2014
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Glasgow: The conventional wisdom in sport is that if you want your athletes to perform well in the tournament, you would want them to stay focused and getting enough rest. Obviously, the Malaysian coaches preferred a different approach when it comes to maximizing the chances of winning in the 20th Commonwealth Games.Hurray! Malaysia shuttlers are heading to the opening ceremony of Glasgow Commonwealth Games 2014!

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Glasgow 2014: It's now or never for Wei Feng and Daren Liew

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Published: 23 July 2014
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Glasgow: So, who's the favorite to win the badminton men's singles title at XX Commonwealth Games after Lee Chong Wei's withdrawal? Really, there is none. Or there are about 4 to 6 players, depending on your viewpoint.Daren Liew (left) and Chong Wei Feng have to step up in Glasgow after losing Lee Chong Wei

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Glasgow 2014: P.V Sindhu leads Indian's badminton challenge

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Published: 22 July 2014
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Glasgow: In the absence of defending champion Saina Nehwal, India's hopes will be on P.V. Sindhu, Parupalli Kashyap and the pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa as India eye success in the badminton at the 20th Commonwealth Games.Sindhu looking to repeat Saina Nehwal's 2010 show at Glasgow Commonwealth Games

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Glasgow 2014: Five days at sea and ‘I’m trying to get my legs back’

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Published: 22 July 2014
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Glasgow: Lee Yon has more than his rivals to overcome when the men’s badminton tournament starts at the Commonwealth Games.

After five days at sea, and another in the air, the 22-year-old athlete from the tropical South Atlantic island of Saint Helena, has to shake off his 'jelly' legs too.Babmington player Lee Yon, from St Helena, had to travel 1,200 miles on a Royal Mail ship to the nearest land mass of southern Africa

"It has been non-stop travelling," he explained on Tuesday, a week before his event begins. "I am still trying to get my legs back because I haven't played badminton since I left the island two weeks ago.

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Glasgow 2014: Malaysia's roster still loaded without Lee Chong Wei

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Published: 22 July 2014
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Glasgow: Team Malaysia will be an overwhelming favorite to repeat its 2010 success in New Delhi and continue its reign as Commonwealth Games champion in badminton mixed team event despite the absence of Lee Chong Wei and Koo Kien Keat.Are you able to recognize the Malaysian players without seeing their faces?

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