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6 hrs ago | Scotsman.com
Glaetzer, 21, topped the timesheets with 9.779 seconds. Triple Olympic champion Jason Kenny was pushed into 11th place in 10.206s.
10 hrs ago | Hindustan Times
On a day when a Bharatiya Janata Party leader opposed tennis star Sania Mirza's appointment as the brand ambassador of Telangana, badminton superstar Saina Nehwal added a fresh twist over a pending cash award.
12 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency
From Farhanah Azmi GLASGOW, July 24 - Malaysia whipped Barbados 5-0 in a Group A match of the mixed team event held at the Emirates Arena, here today.
14 hrs ago | Burton Mail
Players from Australia's Commonwealth Games squad competed against some of GB's best known badminton stars, including Olympic silver medallists Gail Emms and Nathan Robertson, in an international exhibition event.
18 hrs ago | India.com
London Olympics silver Medallist Vijay Kumar was the flag bearer and led the Indian contingent during the opening ceremony.
Badminton is one of few sports to take place on every day of competition in Glasgow and the host nation will hope to get off to a winning start at the Emirates Arena.
GLASGOW: With defending champion Saina Nehwal skipping the 20th Commonwealth Games, India will be pinning their hopes on P.V. Sindhu, Parupalli Kashyap and the pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa to repeat their success in badminton that they achieved four years ago at home.
Among those taking part from East Dunbartonshire are badminton player Imogen Bankier, cyclist Katie Archibald and swimmers Calum Tait, Jack Thorpe and Michael Jamieson.
Pullela Gopichand is a one-man industry as far as Indian badminton is concerned.
Badminton New Zealand has named a seven-strong team for the 2014 Li Ning World Championships in Denmark from 25-31 August, with the tournament coming hot on the heels of the Glasgow Commonwealth Games.
The Commonwealth Games at Melbourne was where Saina Nehwal earned her stripes as a shuttler who would challenge the best in the world when she suggested she be fielded in a critical team competition as a 16-year-old and pulled off an upset.
PETALING JAYA: World No. 13 Lin Dan suffered a small scare before overcoming Japan's Riichi Takeshita 21-15, 14-21, 21-18 in the semi-finals of the Taiwan Open at the Taipei Arena.
Brotherly love could be the key to Australian badminton player Renuga Veeran achieving Glasgow glory even though his injury has ensured the 2014 Commonwealth Games won't be a family affair.
Updated: Thu Jul 24, 2014 03:06 pm
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