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Lee Chong Wei soars past Shi Yuqi to reach Canada Open 3rd round

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Published: 24 June 2015
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Calgary: After the reigning SEA Games men's singles champion, Chong Wei Feng of Malaysia slumped to a stunning straight-set defeat against Denmark's Christian Lind Thomsen in the first round of Canada Open yesterday, losing 15-21, 20-22, Malaysia's fortune in men's singles was once again had to rely on Lee Chong Wei.Lee Chong Wei is the absolute crowd puller at the 2015 Canada Open.

 

Saina Nehwal gets 9 lakh to hire a physiotherapist

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 24 June 2015
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New Delhi: The Sports Ministry of India has approved an amount of Rs 9 lakh to badminton star Saina Nehwal for hiring a full time physiotherapist till 2016 Rio Olympic Games.Saina Nehwal knows how to effectively manage her professional career.

 

Chloe Magee, Scott Evans win second group-stage matches at 2015 Baku

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Published: 23 June 2015
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Baku: Chloe Magee managed to recompose herself on Tuesday after she was beaten by Estonias Kati Tolmoff 21-18 21-17 in her opening match in Group F yesterday. She eased through her second group game at the European Games in Baku on Tuesday, defeating Kristine Sefere in the badminton singles Group F encounter. The Irish Olympian was rarely troubled  by her Latvian opponent and secured the 2-0 victory in just over 22 minutes with a scoreline of 21-9, 21-7.Chloe Magee has represented Ireland in both the Beijing and London Olympic Games.

 

US Open win gives a big boost to Lee Chong Wei

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 23 June 2015
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New York: Even though the U.S. Open Grand Prix Gold that recently concluded in New York was a Badminton World Federation (BWF) sanctioned "Level 3" tournament (The world badminton tournament structure has four levels: Level 1 'BWF Major Events', Level 2 'Superseries Premier and Superseries', Level 3 'Grand Prix Gold and Grand Prix Series', and Level 4 'International Challenge, International Series, and Future Series'), fans experienced an electric atmosphere in the men's singles final as one of the biggest stars in badminton, Lee Chong Wei finally won his first individual title after his 2014 Japan Open triumph.Hopefully Hendrawan (left) could strengthen and take Lee Chong Wei’s game to new heights.

 

Scott Evans wins, Chloe Magee loses opening match in Baku

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 22 June 2015
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By Ian O'Riordan

From their first conception to their swift fruition Scott Evans has been eyeing up these European Games, and now we know exactly why. In a game where medals are the only currency, Evans is getting increasingly desperate for some just reward.Ireland's Scott Evans is seen as one of the favourites for gold in the men's singles Badminton tournament at the Baku 2015 Games.

 

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