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23 min ago | Malaysian National News Agency

Chong Wei Turns Focus To Asian Games

After his dream to clinch the world champion's title for the first time in Copenhagen was dashed Sunday, Malaysian badminton superstar Datuk Lee Chong Wei has put it behind him and is now turning his sights on the Asian Games which kicks off in Incheon, South Korea on Sept 19. "The Asian Games is just two weeks away.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

The Times of India

Saina Nehwal to split with coach Pullela Gopichand

HYDERABAD: One of the most successful coach-player partnerships in Indian sport may be coming to an end.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Chong Wei's Passion Has No Comparison Despite Defeat - Khairy

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 1 - Despite failing to win the world title after being defeated by Chinese player, Chen Long at the BWF Badminton World Championships, national shuttler Datuk Lee Chong Wei's service to the country has no comparison.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Newkerala.com

Shuttlers Carolina, Chen clinch World titles

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.

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Related Topix: Long Chen, Sports, Carolina Marin, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Yu Yang, Xuerui Li, Sung Hyun Ko, Yong Dae Lee

Suria

Tian, Zhao win women's badminton doubles...

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.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Yu Yang, Sports, Yang Yu, Yunlei Zhao, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Qing Tian, Olympic Sailing, Xiaoli Wang

Channelnewsasia.com

Badminton: Spain's Marin stuns Li to win women's singles title

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 .

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Related Topix: Sports, Carolina Marin, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Xuerui Li

Channelnewsasia.com

Badminton: World doubles gold for China and Korea

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.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Yu Yang, Sports, Yunlei Zhao, Sung Hyun Ko, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Qing Tian, Yang Yu, Olympic Sailing, Xiaoli Wang

Malaysian National News Agency

People Take To Social Media To Express Merdeka Wishes

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 31 -- The 57th Merdeka celebration wishes decorate most of the social media today reflecting the strong spirit of patriotism despite the nation's sadness over the tragedies of the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 and downing of the MH17 recently.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Xinhuanet

China secures 2 golds in badminton worlds, Chen Long into final

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.

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Related Topix: Long Chen, Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Yeon Seong Yoo, Yunlei Zhao, Sung Hyun Ko, Yong Dae Lee, Carolina Marin

Bangkok Post

Concerns mount over badminton form

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.

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Related Topix: Long Chen, Sports, Sudket Prapakamol, Ji Hyun Sung, Xuerui Li, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Ratchanok Intanon, Summer Olympics, Boonsak Ponsana

DNA India

PV Sindhu settles for second bronze in World Badminton Championship after 17-21, 15-21 loss

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Carolina Marin, Summer Olympic, Yeon-Ju Bae, Olympics, Ashwini Ponnappa, Summer Olympics, Jwala Gutta

The Star Online

Peter Gade yet to see new stars emerging

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.

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The Star Online

Enough with the doubles merry-go-round

Goh V Shem will no longer partner Lim Khim Wah in men's doubles after the badminton World Championships.

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The Star Online

Man-on-a-mission Chong Wei storms into final

Lee Chong Wei salutes the crowd after beating home favourite Viktor Axelsen in the semi-finlals of the badminton world championships in Denmark on Saturday.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

BAM Needs To Arrest Decline Of Women Squad

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.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Badminton: Marin wins Spain's first ever world medal

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.

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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

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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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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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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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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