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Jan O. Jorgensen wants more breakthroughs for badminton

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Published: 23 December 2014
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By: Alaric Gomes

Dubai: A top-level tournament in the US and an Emirati player on the international circuit are among the legacies European champion Jan O. Jorgensen would like to leave behind before he quits the badminton circuit.

Dane Jorgenson — a semi-finalist at the season-closing BWF Destination Dubai World Superseries Finals at the Hamdan Sports Complex here at the weekend — is a colourful character with a distinct mop-like hair style.Jan Jorgensen is the darling of badminton :-)

 

Chen Long set to overtake Lee Chong Wei's No 1 spot on Thursday

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 23 December 2014
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Kuala Lumpur: Chen Long who won the World Superseries Finals last Sunday is set to take over the world number one spot from Lee Chong Wei on Thursday.

The Badminton World Federation (BWF) provisionally suspended Lee last month after the shuttler tested positive for the illegal anti-inflammatory drug dexamethasone at the World Championships in August.Malaysia's Lee Chong Wei (right) and China's Chen Long during the men's singles award ceremony at the 2014 All England Open Championships in Birmingham, England.

 

Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu, K. Srikanth lead Indian badminton to new heights

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Published: 22 December 2014
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New Delhi: 2014 is a great year for Indian badminton. Indian shuttlers clinched eight individual titles and also broke new grounds in team championships, making India a dominant force at the badminton world.Saina Nehwal, K Srikanth win China Open titles

 

Lee Yong-dae & Yoo Yeon-seong end the year on a high

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Published: 22 December 2014
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Dubai: Lee Yong-dae, 26, and Yoo Yeon-seong, 28, had a photo taken with the back ground of the Burj Khalifa, the world’s highest building, to celebrate their victory on Sunday night. The two Korean badminton players smiled brightly with their thumbs up to the 163-story building. They claimed the BWF Destination Dubai World Superseries title in men’s doubles at the Hamdan Sports Complex in Dubai, which is 20 minutes from the 828-meter tall building by car. Yoo Yeon-seong (left) and Lee Yong-dae take picture in front of Burj Khalifa

 

Tai Tzu Ying outlasts Sung Ji Hyun to win Dubai Superseries Finals

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 21 December 2014
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Dubai: Taiwan's Tai Tzu Ying claimed the women's singles title with a 21-17, 21-12 win over South Korea's Sung Ji Hyun at the BWF Destination Dubai World Superseries Finals on Sunday.

Making up for her failed attempt last year, Tai showed an early resolve as she led 11-3 at the first change-over. Sung tried to use her superior reach and out-fox her shorter opponent. But Tai showed versatility often catching Sung off-guard to take the first set 21-17.Tai Tzu Ying with her Superseries Finals trophy

 

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