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Sunday | Suria

Champ or choker? Lee takes shot at...

Badminton's Lee Chong Wei has made a habit of falling just short in major tournaments but he now has a chance to settle a score with old foe Lin Dan at the Asian Games. Malaysia's Lee Chong Wei competes against Denmark's Axelsen during the Badminton World championships in Copenhagen on August 30, 2014 - by Jonathan Nackstrand Top-ranked Lee's list of failures grew again last month when, despite the absence of the much-decorated Lin, he was shocked by Chen Long in the world championships final.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Lin Dan, Olympic Badminton, Summer Olympics, Summer Olympic

Sat Sep 13, 2014

The Star Online

Two silvers and a bronze is in BAM's wish list

Can Malaysia win two badminton silver medals at the Incheon Asian Games? As usual the burden lies mostly on the shoulders of the country's world no. 1 shuttler Lee Chong Wei.

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Related Topix: Sports, Lin Dan, Olympic Badminton, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Hendra Setiawan, Markis Kido

Thu Sep 11, 2014

The Star Online

Soon Huat hoping to rise to the occasion

KUALA LUMPUR: Goh Soon Huat hopes to rise to the occasion as the third singles in the Malaysian badminton team at the Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea, from Sept 19-Oct 4. Malaysia's top two singles players are world No. 1 Lee Chong Wei and Chong Wei Feng.

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Related Topix: Sports, Lin Dan, Olympic Badminton, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics

Reuters

World class shuttlers set to light up Incheon

A quick look at the world rankings offers proof that the region's players remain the dominant force in badminton today with the Asian Games tournament set to be one of the most keenly contested and highest class events at the Incheon gathering. Played over 10 days from Sept.

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Related Topix: Sports, Lin Dan, Carolina Marin, Olympic Badminton, Saina Nehwal, Summer Olympic, Yunlei Zhao, Olympics, Yong Dae Lee, Summer Olympics

Tue Sep 09, 2014

MYREPUBLICA.com

Shuttlers aim best in the Asian Games

With less than two weeks to go for the 17th Asian Games, eight Nepali badminton players are honing their skills at various places and in different times due to lack of a designated practice hall. Nepal champion Bikash Shresth, Ratnajit Tamang , Sajan Krishna Tamrakar and Bishnu Katuwal are the male players to represent Nepal in the Asian Games along with Nepal champion Saradevi Taman, Nangsala Devi Tamang , Sikshya Shrestha and Punam Gurung are female players who booked their tickets for the Asias biggest sporting events.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Badminton, Yeon Seong Yoo, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Yong Dae Lee, Summer Olympics, Xuerui Li, Yunlei Zhao, Nan Zhang

Mon Sep 08, 2014

The Star Online

Off the Court: Go out there to seek talent

Malaysia has badminton talent in abundance, the onus is on the game's keepers and stakeholders to go out there and find them. - Filepic I FEEL for Lee Chong Wei after he missed out another chance to win the men's singles title at the recent World Championships in CopenA hagen.

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

The Star Online

Game on: The long wait continues

A dejected Lee Chong Wei will have to wait another year to become the world champion in badminton.

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

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

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

Nerve News

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: Sports, Carolina Marin, Olympic Badminton, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Yu Yang, Xuerui Li, Sung Hyun Ko, Yong Dae Lee

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

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: Sports, Sudket Prapakamol, Ji Hyun Sung, Olympic Badminton, Xuerui Li, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Ratchanok Intanon, Summer Olympics, Boonsak Ponsana

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: Sports, Olympic Badminton, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Yeon Seong Yoo, Yunlei Zhao, Sung Hyun Ko, Yong Dae Lee, Carolina Marin

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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Related Topix: Sports, Peter Gade, Olympic Badminton, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Jan O Jorgensen, Kenichi Tago, Taufik Hidayat, Lin Dan

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Chong Wei Moves Closer To Elusive World Championships Title

From Mazani Chan Yat Sin COPENHAGEN, Aug 30 -- National badminton ace Datuk Lee Chong Wei took another step closer to the elusive world title when he advanced to the semi-final of the BWF World Championship 2014 on Friday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Wan Ho Son, Olympic Badminton, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Jan O Jorgensen

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: Sports, Olympic Badminton, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Wan Ho Son, Ji Hyun Sung, Carolina Marin, Xuerui Li, Scott Evans

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

China's Li Xuerui in spat with India's Nehwal

Saina Nehwal, India's greatest woman badminton player, and China's Olympic champion Li Xuerui have become embroiled in a sharp exchange of words before they meet in Friday's quarterfinals at the world championships.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Badminton, Xuerui Li, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Saina Nehwal, Scott Evans, Ratchanok Intanon

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, Olympic Badminton, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Ratchanok Intanon, Summer Olympics, Xuerui Li, Tien Minh Nguyen, Jan O Jorgensen, Scott Evans

Wed Aug 27, 2014

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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Nerve News

Sindhu progresses to pre-quarters at Worlds

One of India's best hopes P.V. Sindhu came out with a strong performance to enter the third round of the World Badminton Championships after earning a straight games win over Russian Olga Golovanova at the Ballerup Super Arena here Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Badminton, Summer Olympic, Yunlei Zhao, Yeon-Ju Bae, Olympics, Ashwini Ponnappa, Summer Olympics, Qing Tian, Jwala Gutta

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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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