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Carolina Marin playing with renewed confidence in Rio Olympics

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Published: 10 August 2016
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Rio: World No. 1 women's singles player and Spain's biggest gold medal hope in badminton - Carolina Marin told reporters "I am a new Carolina," at a press conference in Rio.Carolina Marin is eyeing a good finish in Rio. (photo: Getty)

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Lin Dan eyeing another Olympic gold medal

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Published: 09 August 2016
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Rio: Lin Dan and the Chinese badminton team have finally arrived at the Olympic village in Rio after spending last 10 days in Sao Paulo.

However, Lin Dan is braced for a tough defence of his gold medal as he bids to create an unprecedented record in the history of badminton, which is to capture his third Olympic gold in Rio.Lin Dan arrives at Rio de Janeiro International Airport in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Monday.

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Around the China badminton training camp in Brazil

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Published: 07 August 2016
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Rio de Janeiro: With the Olympic badminton events kicking off just four days (August 11, Brazil time) from today, players from badminton powerhouse China are sharing some serious and light moments during their training sessions in Sao Paulo.Li Xuerui, Cheng Long in Sao Paulo.

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3-D video technology helps badminton players perform better

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Published: 07 August 2016
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by Teresa Belcher, Sciencenetwork Wa

Sydney: As Australia's Olympics team make final preparations for their events over the next two weeks the badminton team may hold a competitive edge thanks to the use of 3-D motion capture analysis which has helped improve their performance.

The research led by Edith Cowan University had athletes perform a short serve—a skill shown to set up winning points—while utilising the technology.Mixed doubles Leanne Choo with 'markers' performing a short serve. Credit: ECU

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World No. 1 Lee Chong Wei leads Malaysia into Rio Olympics at opening ceremony

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Published: 06 August 2016
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Rio: World No. 1 men's singles badminton player Lee Chong Wei led the Malaysian team into the 2016 Olympics with style, as he walked into Maracanã Stadium, waving the Malaysian flag over his head at the opening ceremony of the Rio Olympics on August 5.Lee Chong Wei leads out Team Malaysia at the opening of Rio 2016.

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