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11 hrs ago | The Star Online

Amelia-Fie Cho seek revenge against Indian pair

KUALA LUMPUR: National women's doubles shuttlers Amelia Anscelly-Soong Fie Cho will be on a dual mission after marching into the quarter-finals of the Asian Badminton Championships in Gimcheon, South Korea, on a day most of the other Malaysians fell by the wayside.

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15 hrs ago | India.com

Badminton Asia Campionships: PV Sindhu, Gurusaidutt progress to quarter-finals

The World No.10 Sindhu finally overcame Japan's Eriko Hirose for the first time in four meetings 14-21, 21-13, 21-18 in a marathon women's singles match which lasted an hour and 13 minutes.

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17 hrs ago | Spalding Today

Badminton around the clock

Andrew Scoot, Richard Johnson, Lewis Pearson and Stuart Cunnington who are attempting to set a new badminton doubles world record at Castle Sports Complex, Spalding.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

The Star Online

Doubles to the rescue, singles hopeless in ABC meet

PETALING JAYA: New men's doubles pair Low Juan Shen-Nelson Heg saved Malaysia the blushes at the Asian Badminton Championship after their singles counterparts suffered a first-round wipeout in Gimcheon, South Korea.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Star Online

Not as easy as ABC for Malaysian shuttlers

Goh Soon Huat will be one of three national men's singles shuttlers competing in the Asian Badminton Championships in South Korea starting on Wednesday.

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The St Paul Journal

Regional cleans up at SPAA badminton championships

A total of 14 athletes from St. Paul Regional High School picked up medals at the St. Paul Athletics Association badminton championships last Wednesday, and all six individuals or pairs that took home gold will represent St. Paul as hosts of the zone championships on April 28. 'All our kids, even the kids that we got at the last minute, they all ... (more)

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Rainy River Record

Arpins advance to All Ontarios in badminton

Two Rainy River High School badminton players will be going to the All Ontarios May 1-3 in Markham, Ontario! Sisters, Skylar and Hayley Arpin, went undefeated at NWOSSAs last week in Wawa, Ontario, winning the gold medal there and a berth to the provincial championships in Sr. Girls Doubles! They dominated their competition in Wawa winning all five ... (more)

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Newkerala.com

Sindhu leads India's charge at Asian Championships

Gimcheon , April 21 : Reigning national champions P.V. Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth will lead the Indian challenge at the $200,000 Asian Badminton Championships -- starting Tuesday -- in the absence of Saina Nehwal, who is taking rest to prepare for next month's Uber Cup.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Star Online

PBA expect junior badminton squad to deliver the goods in second round

Sweet success: Filepic of the Penang players and officials jubilating after being crowned the overall champions of the 100Plus National Junior Badminton Circuit 2014 Zone A 1st leg in Kota Baru.

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Bangkok Post

Rising Thai badminton stars target Olympics berth

Dechapol Puavaranukroh and Kittinupong Ketlen have set their sights on qualfyiing for the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro after winning the world junior title last week.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Star Online

Super Dan looking good for another wildcard

Lin Dan won the China Masters GP Gold on Sunday and could earn another wildcard for this year's World Championship in Copenhagen, Denmark KUALA LUMPUR: Five-time world champion Lin Dan of China is looking good to earn another wild card to compete in the World Championships in Denmark in August.

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SportsNewsIreland

Olympics 2016

World 50km Race Walking Champion Rob Heffernan will lead the Irish Team at the prestigious IAAF World Race Walking Cup in Taicang, China from the3rd -4th May. The Irish Sports Council today published their Anti-Doping figures for 2013.

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Falmouth Packet

'Outstanding achievement' as Truro and Penwith College badminton team become national champions

Truro and Penwith College Badminton Team have succeded in their quest to become national champions of the British Colleges Sport National Cup.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Bangkok Post

Thai junior shuttlers impress

Thailand proved on Friday that it has a pool of fine badminton players when Dechapol Puavaranukroh and Kittinupong Ketlen won the men's doubles title at the World Junior Championships in Malaysia.

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The Star Online

Daren hoping for better result at Asian meet

Liew Daren: 'It has been more than a month since I took part in a competition. I'm now injury-free and I so badly want to make my way up again.'

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Lifestyles

Elecs thrive at home tournament

Dozens of Saskatchewan high school badminton players converged on the Estevan Comprehensive School on April 12 for the ECS Elecs' senior badminton tournament.

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Nerve News

Shuttler Srikanth rises to World No.16

Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth made a remarkable leap of nine places in the latest Badminton World Federation - men's singles rankings released Thursday.

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Mid-Day Mumbai

Is it the beginning of the end for Saina Nehwal?

Nehwal has endured indifferent results in recent tourneys. But does that mean her dream run has come to an end? Given the regularity with which Saina Nehwal has been making early exits, one is tempted to ask: Are we staring at the beginning of the end of a dream run, that at one point of time catapulted her to the World No 2 spot, and an almost ... (more)

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Badminton: Kiwi makes top seed work

Top seed Hsu Yen Hao from Taiwan highlights a quality field at the New Zealand Badminton Open.

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Evening Times

Badminton: can Scots upset English, Malaysian dominance?

Put into context, that is the equivalent of a Ferrari Enzo supercar coming towards you at top speed a through the air.

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Olympic Medal Count

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1 United States 46 29 29 104
2 China 38 27 23 88
3 Great Britain 29 17 19 65
4 Russian Federation 24 26 32 82
5 South Korea 13 8 7 28
6 Germany 11 19 14 44
7 France 11 11 12 34
8 Italy 8 9 11 28
9 Hungary 8 4 5 17
10 Australia 7 16 12 35
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