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Malaysia Masters: Daren Liew survives Zulfadli Zulkiffli scare; Wei Feng, Tan/Hoon exit

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 15 January 2015
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Kuching: Malaysian shuttler Daren Liew appeared ready to put a turbulent 2014 behind him on Thursday as he had to battle hard to beat Malaysian champion Zulfadli Zulkiffli 23-21, 22-20 in a two-set thriller to advance into the Malaysia Masters quarter-finals.Tan Boon Heong-Hoon Thien How has the potential to evolve into world top 10, if they could loose weight and could improve their physical stamina

 

Kirsty Gilmour plays in Swedish Masters

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 14 January 2015
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by Ian MacLean

Motherwell: Bothwell badminton star Kirsty Gilmour takes part in her first event of the year when heads for Uppsala this week where she will defend her Swedish Masters title.

The 21-year-old world number 27, who will also defend her Yonex Scottish National title in Perth at the end of January, is seeded second for the Swedish event, the first international competition of 2015.Kirsty Gilmour (born September 21, 1993) is a badminton star from Scotland.

 

BWF signs new sponsorship with energy giant Total

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 14 January 2015
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Kuala Lumpur: The Badminton World Federation (BWF) and energy giant, Total, announced on Monday a landmark multi-million-dollar partnership from 2015 until 2018 covering both BWF Major Events and the MetLife BWF World Superseries.

This deal will see Total assume title sponsorship for all BWF Major Events – starting with this year’s TOTAL BWF World Championships in Jakarta, Indonesia – and including the TOTAL BWF Thomas & Uber Cup Finals and the TOTAL BWF Sudirman Cup. It breaks new ground for Total, which mainly focuses its branding activities on the motorsports arena.BWF President Poul-Erik Høyer Larsen (right) signs the agreement with Total energy

 

Chong Wei Feng, Daren Liew ease into 2nd round of Malaysia Masters

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 14 January 2015
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Kuching: Other than water leaks that caused by a heavy downpour, things seemed to go relatively smoothly inside Stadium Perpaduan Kuching on Wednesday.

In the first round of 2015 Yonex Sunrise Malaysia Masters, 27-year-old Malaysian shuttler Chong Wei Feng was bursting with confidence, fought back from one set down to fly past Indonesian Sony Dwi Kuncoro 14-21, 21-15, 21-16 in 61 minutes.Chong Wei Feng needs to step up in absence of Lee Chong Wei

 

England Badminton introduce new Elite Coach Programme

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 13 January 2015
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London: GB Badminton have now opened applications for the groundbreaking Elite Coach Programme which will give UKCC Level 3 badminton coaches the opportunity to develop their skills to those required at the very elite end of the sport.

It will give any aspiring national coaches the opportunity to work first-hand with the GB Badminton World Class Performance Programme, with the objective of developing a depth of elite badminton coaching talent throughout the home nations for the future benefit of the sport.The new coaching program could potentially bring Chris and Gabby Adcock to an entirely new level

 

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