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Lee Chong Wei beats Chen Long to win BAC title

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Published: 01 May 2016
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Wuhan: Malaysian badminton maestro Lee Chong Wei celebrated his fourth consecutive victories against World No. 1 Chen Long of China by beating the Chinese shuttler in the Badminton Asia Championships (BAC) final to regain his second BAC title in Wuhan, China on Sunday.

In the enthralling first set, Lee who won the BAC title in 2006, put on a furious fightback after trailing 11-15 to overtake Chen Long and wrapped up the set 21-17.Lee Chong Wei (2nd L) of Malaysia uses a selfie stick to take photos with the runner-up Cheng Long (L) of China and the third place Tian Houwei (3rd L) of China and Lin Dan (R) of China on the podium after winning the men's singles final match against Chen Long of China at the 2016 Badminton Asia Championships. (photo: AFP)

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Jan O. Jorgensen, Carolina Marin on course for European Champs title

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Published: 30 April 2016
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La Roche sur Yon: Denmark's defending men's champion Jan O. Jorgensen continued his fine run at the European Championships in La Roche sur Yon, France when he eliminated Rajiv Ouseph of England 21-11, 21-15 in the semi-finals on Saturday.Jan O. Jorgensen is ready to defend his European Championships title on Sunday. (photo: GettyImages)

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BAC: Lee Chong Wei beats Lin Dan to set up Chen Long showdown

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Published: 30 April 2016
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Wuhan: Saturday's Asia Badminton Championships men’s singles semi-finals was definitely one of the best Lee Chong Wei has ever played against his old foe Lin Dan.Lee Chong Wei beats Lin Dan to enter 2016 Asia Badminton Championships final. (photo: GettyImages)

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Kento Momota, Kenichi Tago officially removed from BWF rankings

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Published: 29 April 2016
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Kuala Lumpur: Although Japanese young badminton star Kento Momota who has been denied a spot on Japan’s team for this summer’s Rio de Janeiro Olympics after receiving an indefinite suspension from the Nippon Badminton Association on April 10, 2016 for his visit to an illegal casino, but he hadn’t officially been removed from the Badminton World Federation (BWF) Ranking, until this Thursday.The "more than a year" suspension of Kento Momota and Kenichi Tago is unnecessary and is a complete waste of a talent.

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Lee Chong Wei sets up dream semi-final against Lin Dan at BAC

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Published: 29 April 2016
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Wuhan: World No. 2 Lee Chong Wei will face World No. 3 Lin Dan in a blockbuster semi-final clash at the 2016 Badminton Asia Championships after dismissing No. 6 seed Chou Tien Chen of Taiwan on Friday in Wuhan, China.Lee Chong Wei sets up semifinal showdown with Lin Dan at the 2016 Badminton Asia Championships. (photo: GettyImages)

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