Jul 31, 2012
People's Daily Online
Despite losses, British shuttlers cheered for persistence
Although the British shuttlers were ousted, crowd in the Wembley Arena were impressed by their performances Tuesday afternoon and persistence in pursuit of victory.
Jul 31, 2012
Olympic badminton player from Sweden a Sedin triplet?
A composite photo shows Swedish badminton champ Henri Hurskainen, left, next to Vancouver Canucks players and twins Daniel and Henrik Sedin.
World & UK Sport: Ouseph one win from Olympic quarter-final place
RAJIV Ouseph has booked a winner-takes-all clash with Guatemalan Kevin Cordon for a place in the London 2012 badminton men's singles quarter-finals. The Hounslow hero overcame Swedish rival Henri Hurskainen, as well as an unfriendly net at Wembley Arena, to win his opening Group M clash 22-20, 17-21, 21-15 on Sunday evening.
London 2012 Olympics: Bankier and Adcock to blaze GB trail after new timetable
WORLD silver medallists Imogen Bankier and Chris Adoock will now be the first Britons in badminton action at the Games after the tournament schedule was revised yesterday.
Scott Evans paired with favourite
Ireland's Scott Evans has been paired with reigning champion and favourite Lin Dan of China in a two-man Group P in the Olympics men's badminton singles.