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Pan Am badminton gold-medal favourites disqualified due to clerical error

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 11 July 2015
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Canada: Two of Canada’s badminton men's doubles shuttlers was sent to the sidelines after being disqualified due to an administrative error at the opening day of the Pan Am Games.

Adrian Liu and Derrick Ng had their medal dreams dashed when it was revealed Badminton Canada had entered them into a tournament that overlapped with the Pan Ams, a violation of Badminton World Federation regulations.Adrian Liu (left) and Derrick Ng were forced to withdraw from the Pan Am Games Friday. Photo: YOUTUBE

 

Jwala Gutta/Ashwini Ponnappa in dispute with Indian coach Pullela Gopichand (video)

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 10 July 2015
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Mumbai: While we don't know exactly when the feud between two top Indian badminton women's doubles stars Jwala Gutta/Ashwini Ponnappa and their coach Pullela Gopichand will come to an end, the fact that the India Sports Ministry has decided to include the shuttlers in the Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS) could probably bring a temporary halt to their conflicts.Hope Jwala Gutta/Ashwini Ponnappa and Pullela Gopichand could reach a “peaceful resolution” asap.

 

BWF Rankings: Koo Kien Keat & Tan Boon Heong jump 20 places to 73rd

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 09 July 2015
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Kuala Lumpur: After clinching the USD 15,000 ´White Nights 2015´ International Challenge last week, Koo Kien Keat/Tan Boon Heong (a.k.a the diamond pair) continued their upward trajectory to rise at world No. 73 in the latest BWF rankings released on Thursday.Hope Koo Kien Keat and Tan Boon Heong could maintain their upward momentum until Rio 2016.

 

Lee Chong Wei and wife Wong Mew Choo welcome second baby son

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 09 July 2015
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Kuala Lumpur: Lee Chong Wei and wife Wong Mew Choo are proud parents yet again after welcoming their second baby boy on Thursday (July 9th).Congratulations to Lee Chong Wei and Wong Mew Choo to be the proud parents of a gorgeous baby boy! (Photo: Chengsan kaki)

 

Li Yongbo and the Chinese badminton team visit an orphanage in China

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 08 July 2015
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Jinjiang: As they beef up their preparation for next week's Chinese Taipei Open at Jinjiang, Fujian province of China, the Chinese National Badminton Team continued its "Giving Back to the Community" spirit, by visiting an orphanage in Jinjiang on Tuesday.The Chinese badminton team take photos of themselves with the children.

 

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