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53 min ago | Suria

Rampant Lee rolls on, Sindhu makes history

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.

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Related Topix: Long Chen, Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Wan Ho Son, Ji Hyun Sung, Carolina Marin, Xuerui Li, Scott Evans

53 min ago | Suria

Li, Chen keep China in contention for...

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Xuerui Li, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Long Chen, Wan Ho Son, Ji Hyun Sung, Saina Nehwal, Ratchanok Intanon

4 hrs ago | DNA India

Saina Nehwal out of World Badminton Championship post straight sets loss to Xuerui

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Saina Nehwal, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Xuerui Li, Yeon-Ju Bae

8 hrs ago | The Star Online

New direction for Hoon and Wee Kiong after q-final loss

Doubles players Tan Wee Kiong and Hoon Thien How will be pair with Goh V Shem and Tan Boon Heong respectively after the badminton World Championships in Denmark concludes.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Sung Hyun Ko, Olympics, Summer Olympics

8 hrs ago | DNA India

PV Sindhu creates history after entering World Championship semi-final, medal assured

After Saina Nehwal had a disappointing loss early today, her understudy PV Sindhu created history by becoming the first Indian to win two back-to-back medals in the World Badminton Championships.

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Related Topix: Sports, Saina Nehwal, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics

9 hrs ago | Nerve News

Shuttler Sindhu in Worlds semis, assured of bronze

P.V. Sindhu created history here Friday when she assured herself of a second bronze medal by reaching the women's singles semi-finals of the World Badminton Championships at the Ballerup Super Arena.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Saina Nehwal, Summer Olympic

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Chong Wei, Men's Doubles Pair Thien How-wee Kiong Keep Malaysian Flag Flying

From MAZANI CHAN YAT SIN COPENHAGEN, Aug 29 -- World number one Datuk Lee Chong Wei eased his way into the quarterfinals of the BWF Badminton World Championships men's singles competition by demolishing Scott Evans from Ireland in a round three match at the Ballerup Super Arena, here today.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Sung Hyun Ko, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Lin Dan, Sheng Mu Lee, Scott Evans

Yahoo!

Badminton - Jorgensen's world title dreams dashed by injury

Denmark's Jan O Jorgensen plays against Belgium's Maxime Moreels during the men's single match at the 2014 BWF Badminton World championships held at the Ballerup Super Arena in Copenhagen on August 25, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Summer Olympic, Jan O Jorgensen

Channelnewsasia.com

Badminton: Malaysia's Lee moves on, champion Intanon dethroned

Top seed Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia strolled into the quarter-finals of the men's singles at the badminton world championships on Thursday as women's title-holder Ratchanok Intanon suffered a shock loss.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Ratchanok Intanon, Summer Olympics, Long Chen, Xuerui Li, Tien Minh Nguyen, Jan O Jorgensen, Scott Evans

Suria

Champion Intanon ousted, top seed Li...

Defending world champion Ratchanok Intanon of Thailand was knocked out in the last 16 of the women's singles on Thursday while Chinese top seed Li Xuerui marched into the quarter-finals in Copenhagen.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Ratchanok Intanon, Summer Olympics, Xuerui Li, Wan Ho Son, Ji Hyun Sung, Saina Nehwal, Tien Minh Nguyen

Malaysian National News Agency

Kien Keat-Boon Heong Move On, Heartbreak For V Shem-Khim Wah

From Mazani Chan Yat Sin COPENHAGEN, , Aug 27 -- Former All England men's doubles champions Koo Kien Keat/Tan Boon Heong showed flashes of their past performance to move into the third round of the BWF Badminton World Championships at the Ballerup Super Arena, here today.

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Related Topix: Sports, Cai Yun, Sheng Mu Lee, Summer Olympic, Fu Haifeng, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Yun Cai, Haifeng Fu

Times of Oman

Chris & Gabby Adcock: Badminton's golden couple

They spend every working hour together, share triumphs and disappointments and depend on each other absolutely as the tension rises.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Imogen Bankier, Summer Olympics, Chris Adcock

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Star Online

Saina hopes BWF will set limit to China's women shuttlers

India's Saina Nehwal has won only seven Superseries titles - with her latest being the Australian Open this year.

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Related Topix: Sports, Saina Nehwal, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Tine Rasmussen, Wang Yihan, Xuerui Li

ETaiwanNews.com

China continues dominance at badminton worlds

Leading the way was Wang Yihan, the winner of the world title in London three years ago, who outplayed Anna Thea Madsen of Denmark 21-13, 21-13, often thumping down the biggest smash in the women's game.

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Related Topix: Long Chen, Sports, Marc Zwiebler, Wang Yihan, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics

The Star Online

Ville Lang posing for a photograph after beating Israel's Misha Zilberman 11-21, 21-14, 21-14.

COPENHAGEN: There are many colourful characters in the popular Han Christian Andersen's fairytales and shuttler Ville Lang could easily be one from the famed Danish author's storybooks.

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Related Topix: Sports, Ville Lang, Summer Olympic, Misha Zilberman, Olympics, Summer Olympics

Newkerala.com

Jwala-Ashwini ousted from World Championships

Top Indian women's doubles pair Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa were ousted in the second round of the World Badminton Championships, losing to Chinese fifth seeds Qing Tian and Yunlei Zhao in straight games here Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Jwala Gutta, Ashwini Ponnappa, Yunlei Zhao, Qing Tian

Bangkok Post

Dane Jorgensen marches on at badminton worlds

Denmark's Jan O Jorgensen continued his quest to end China's dominance at the badminton world championships as he breezed into the last 16 of the men's singles in Copenhagen on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Jan O Jorgensen, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Wan Ho Son, Sho Sasaki, Carolina Marin, Ville Lang, Brice Leverdez

Tipperary Today

Tipperary athletes bring home 10 medals from European championships

Tipperary's successful athletes Orla Hogan, Vincent Bradshaw, Andrew Duncan and Sheila Gregan at Dublin Airport following their return from the European Transplant and Dialysis Games in Poland Vincent Bradshaw, Cahir; Sheila Gregan, Nenagh; Orla Hogan, Nenagh, and Rockwell College student Andrew Duncan, Clonmel, the youngest member of the team, ... (more)

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Star Online

Wei Feng crashes in first round of world champs

Chong Wei Feng lost to England's Rajiv Ouseph in the first round of the badminton world championships in Denmark on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Rajiv Ouseph, Willem Viljoen

The Star Online

Zhengming desperate to step out of Lin Dan's shadow

COPENHAGEN: In a country where five-time world champion Lin Dan is the king of badminton, it is easy to overlook the others.

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Related Topix: Sports, Lin Dan, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Petr Koukal

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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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