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HYDERABAD: One of the most successful coach-player partnerships in Indian sport may be coming to an end.
China's Chen Long and Spain's Carolina Marin surprised their opponents in their respective finals to clinch the men's and women's singles titles of the World Badminton Championships at the Ballerup Super Arena here Sunday.
China's Tian Qing and Zhao Yunlei claimed the first gold medal of the badminton world championships in Copenhagen on Sunday by defeating compatriots Yu Yang and Wang Xiaoli in the women's doubles final.
Spain's Carolina Marin pulled off a monumental upset as she beat Chinese world number one Li Xuerui to win the women's singles title at the Badminton World Championships in Copenhagen on Sunday .
China extended their dominance in women's doubles as Tian Qing and Zhao Yunlei claimed gold at the World Badminton Championships in Copenhagen on Sunday while South Korea struck gold in the men's doubles.
China has secured the women's and mixed doubles gold medals at the world badminton championships while Chen Long has set up a men's title clash with top-seeded Lee Chong Wei.
The Badminton Association of Thailand is worried that its players may fail to meet its target at the Asian Games after their poor results at the world championships in Copenhagen.
PV Sindhu on Saturday suffered a heartbreak at the World Badminton Championship as the Indian shuttler had to settle for a second consecutive bronze medal after succumbing to Carolina Marin of Spain in straight games at the semifinals, in Copenhagen.
COPENHAGEN: Former Denmark great Peter Gade-Christensen is longing to see new names rock the men's singles scene since he left the game one-and-a-half years ago.
Goh V Shem will no longer partner Lim Khim Wah in men's doubles after the badminton World Championships.
From Mazani Chan Yat Sin COPENHAGEN, Aug 29 -- The 2014 BWF World Badminton Championships, held here, saw no Malaysian women players qualifying for the third round of the tournament.
Spain's Carolina Marin ended her country's long wait for a first badminton world championship medal on Friday when she reached the semi-finals of the women's singles in Copenhagen, assuring herself of at least bronze.
Top-ranked Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia continued his charge towards an elusive first world championship title by coasting into the semi-finals of the men's singles in Copenhagen on Friday while rising Indian star P.V. Sindhu won through to the last four of the women's draw.
Chinese world number one Li Xuerui remained on course for a first world championship title after reaching the semi-finals of the women's singles in Copenhagen on Friday while second seed Chen Long advanced to the last four of the men's draw.
Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal faced tough opposition in the quarterfinals of the World Badminton Championship as she suffered a 21-15, 21-15 loss to world number one Li Xuerui of China in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Updated: Tue Sep 02, 2014 10:58 am
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