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Lin Dan & Chen Long withdraw from Chinese Taipei Open

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Published: 28 June 2016
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Chinese Taipei: Lin Dan and Chen Long have joined Lee Chong Wei in pulling out from the Chinese Taipei Open which will be held in Taipei from June 28th to July 3rd.Chen Long & Lin Dan are busy preparing for the Olympics. (photo: GettyImages)

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Malaysia's National Badminton Academy construction faces more delays

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Published: 27 June 2016
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Kuala Lumpur: Badminton Association of Malaysia’s (BAM) deputy president Datuk Seri Mohamad Norza Zakaria told Malaysian media on Monday that the National Badminton Academy stadium being built in Bukit Kiara has suffered further delays.Lee Chong Wei and other Malaysian badminton player receive training at Juara Stadium, Bukit Kiara. (photo: BAM)

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Shin Baek Cheol dropped from Korean national team

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Published: 26 June 2016
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Seoul: Shin Baek Cheol who partnered Ko Sung Hyun to pull off one of the biggest upsets in the history of badminton World Championship final by defeating their compatriots, World No. 1 men's pair Lee Yong Dae and Yoo Yeon-Seong 22-20, 21-23, 21-18 to win the world title in 2014, is no longer part of the Korean national team.Shin Baek Cheol (right) is very unfortunate to be part of the Korean team that has too many talented doubles players. (photo: AFP)

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Indonesia targets 2 golds at Rio Olympics

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Published: 25 June 2016
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Jakarta: Despite all the obstacles ahead of them, Achmad Budiharto, Deputy Secretary General of The Badminton Association of Indonesia (PBSI) believed Indonesian shuttlers could overcome challenges in Rio to bring home two gold medals at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - one from Hendra Setiawan and Mohammad Ahsan in men's doubles, and another one is from Tontowi Ahmad and Liliyana Natsir in mixed doubles.Hendra Setiawan and Mohammad Ahsan are one of Indonesia's hope of winning an Olympic gold medal in Rio. (photo: AFP)

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Cai Yun officially retired from badminton

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Published: 24 June 2016
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Beijing: Cai Yun, 36, formally confirmed his retirement from competitive badminton on his personal Weibo (similar to Facebook and Twitter in China) yesterday.Cai Yun receives his retirement certificate from the Chinese Badminton Association. (photo: Cai Yun's Weibo)

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