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History shows China hopeful to dominate badminton at Beijing Olympic Games

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 31 July 2008
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BEIJING, July 31 (Xinhua) -- With 22 medals including eight golds, Chinese badminton players dominated the court since the sport entered the Olympiad at the 1992 Barcelona Games, and they are likely to maintain their dominance at the impending Beijing Games.
 

BWF introduces third-party linesmen for Beijing Olympics

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 29 July 2008
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BEIJING, July 25 (Xinhua) -- The Badminton World Federation (BWF) has decided to introduce third-party linesmen for the first time to judge at the Beijing Olympics, trying to avoid scuffles sparked by biased calls, an official told Xinhua here on Friday.
 
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Badminton venue chief denies report on flag-related complaint

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 29 July 2008
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BEIJING, July 29 (Xinhua) -- Olympic badminton venue chief on Tuesday blasted at a report about a flag complaint lodged by a British Olympic official, labelling it "totally ungrounded."
 

Minimums, maximums of badminton players at Beijing Olympic Games

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 29 July 2008
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 BEIJING, July 29 (Xinhua) -- A total of 173 players from a record 50 teams are expected to compete in the badminton tournament at the upcoming Beijing Olympics. Following are minimums and maximums of the players:
 

Defending champion Yang considers badminton draw not bad

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 29 July 2008
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BEIJING, July 29 (Xinhua) -- Olympic Champion Yang Wei on Tuesday expressed her confidence in defending the women's doubles' championship at the Beijing Olympics, saying the draw result is "not bad."