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Yu and Du win doubles gold (pic)

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 16 August 2008
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China took a step closer to an Olympic badminton clean sweep on Friday, winning the women's doubles gold and setting up an all-China women's singles final. Image
 
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Zhang Ning won gold medal (pic)

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 16 August 2008
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China's Zhang Ning became the oldest woman to win Olympic badminton singles gold on Saturday when the 33-year-old beat compatriot Xie Xingfang to defend her Athens title.Image
 
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Lee is our true Malaysian patriot (pic)

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 16 August 2008
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Lee Chong Wei and Misbun Sidek are showing how Malaysians can do so much if we put aside race and religion and focus on commonalities instead of differences.

LEE Chong Wei has to be the true Malaysian hero as the nation prays that he will deliver the first Olympics gold medal for the country. That would be the best National Day gift!

At a time when some of our politicians are spewing racist and intolerant religious views, watching our badminton hero keep the national flag flying is so refreshing and motivating.

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Our champ: Lee has proven what sheer grit and training can do if we set our hearts and minds to doing something.

 
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100 percent Lee marches into badminton men's singles semifinal

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 14 August 2008
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BEIJING, Aug. 14 (Xinhua) -- No. 2 seed in men's singles, Lee Chong Wei from Malaysia checked into the semifinals at the Beijing Olympics Thursday, crushing his "bogeyman" Sony Dwi Kuncoro from Indonesia 21-9, 21-11.
 

Third seed Bao downed by Korean Lee, top seed Lin advances (pic)

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 14 August 2008
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BEIJING - No.3 seed Bao Chunlai from China was ousted by Lee Hyun-il from South Korea 2-0 while his compatriot top seed Lin Dan brushed aside Peter Gade from Denmark in the quarter-finals of men's singles badminton tournament at the Beijing Olympics on Thursday.
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Lee Hyun-il of South Korea (front) makes a net play against Bao Chunlai of China during their men's singles quarter-final badminton match at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games August 14, 2008.