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6 hrs ago | Scotsman.com

Live blog: Commonwealth Games 2014

Glaetzer, 21, topped the timesheets with 9.779 seconds. Triple Olympic champion Jason Kenny was pushed into 11th place in 10.206s.

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10 hrs ago | Hindustan Times

Happy for Sania but hurt at not getting Olympic cash award Saina

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.

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12 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

Badminton Squad Make Flying Start

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.

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14 hrs ago | Burton Mail

Aussies rule the roost in exhibition match

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.

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18 hrs ago | India.com

Commonwealth Games 2014: Day 1 schedule of Indian players in action at CWG 2014

London Olympics silver Medallist Vijay Kumar was the flag bearer and led the Indian contingent during the opening ceremony.

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20 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

Gilmour and Co court danger but ready to embrace challenge

The draws for next week's doubles events have fully vindicated the fight Badminton Scotland put up to get a full 10-player team into the Commonwealth Games, according to the team's manager.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Scotsman.com

Glasgow 2014: Scottish stars align for badminton

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.

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INDOlink

Hopes High From Indian Shuttlers at Commonwealth Games

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.

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India.com

Commonwealth Games 2014: Complete Schedule of Indian Players at the CWG 2014

With the opening ceremony of Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games taking place at the Celtic Park of beautiful Scottish city Glasgow, the event will mark the opening of 20th edition of the coveted Commonwealth Games.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Kirkintilloch Today

Let the Games begin

Among those taking part from East Dunbartonshire are badminton player Imogen Bankier, cyclist Katie Archibald and swimmers Calum Tait, Jack Thorpe and Michael Jamieson.

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The Star Online

Khe Wei wants to set the record straight in Glasgow

National women's doubles player Woon Khe Wei in training with her partner Vivian Hoo at the Emirates Arena on Tuesday.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Suria

Badminton star Ouseph says CGames men's...

England's Rajiv Ouseph believes there are as many as five potential winners of the men's badminton singles at the Commonwealth Games following the withdrawal of Malaysia's world number one Lee Chong Wei.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Mid-Day Mumbai

PV Sindhu can win gold at Commonwealth Games: Pullela Gopichand

Pullela Gopichand is a one-man industry as far as Indian badminton is concerned.

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Scoop

Seven Strong Team Named for World Badminton Champs

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.

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The Star Online

V' is for Victory in shuttler Goh's name

Doubles shuttler Goh V Shem waiting for transport after arriving at the airport in Glasgow with the Malaysia badminton team for the Commonwealth Games on Saturday.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Indian Express

Sindhu has big shoes to fill

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.

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The Star Online

Lin Dan scrape into final in Taipei

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.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Brotherly love lifts Aussie for Comm Games

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.

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The Daily Record

Badminton squad are geared up for 2014 Commonwealth Games

With less than a week until the start of the Commonwealth Games, Scotland's badminton team have been showing off their kit for the tournament.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Newsday

Nehwal out of Glasgow 2014 badminton

Nehwal, the world number seven, was expected to be named top seed going into Monday's team and individual draw, but she has reluctantly withdrawn.

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Olympic Medal Count

    Total
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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