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    ILP Superfriends top S’wak Bumiputra badminton tourney

    Hafiz (far left) posing with champions ILP Superfriends after their match against Permai X.MIRI: ILP Superfriends emerged champion after defeating Permai X in the 2nd Sarawak Bumiputera Open Badminton championship ...

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    100Plus National Junior Circuit Sabah Sarawak Zone badminton championship

    FULL RESULTS Boys U18 singlesChampion: Clement Chieng Jia Yew (Sarawak)Runner-up: Eric Jong Zie Sheng (Sarawak)Third: Datu Mohd Saffuan Nizam Sardik (Sabah)Fourth: Datu Mohd Shah Eizlan Sardik (Sabah) Boys U18 doublesChampion: Muhd Sharul ...

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    Sabah stamp dominance in zonal qualifying c’ship

    Sabah players and officials celebrate after they captured 13 gold, 7 silver and 17 bronze medals to dominate the 100Plus National Junior Circuit Sabah Sarawak Zone badminton ...

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    Chong Wei suffers shocking straight sets defeat to Simon Santoso

    Datuk Lee Chong Wei falls to the ground in a match against Simon Santoso during the OUE Singapore Open badminton tournament men’s final last night. Santoso beat Chong Wei, 21-15, ...

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    Lee Chong Wei dedicates India Open win to son

    Datuk Lee Chong Wei poses with the winning trophy after defeating opponent Chen Long in the Yonex-Sunrise men’s singles final badminton match at the Siri Fort Sports Complex in New ...

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    Chong Wei only M’sian to make semis at India Open

    NEW DELHI: Datuk Lee Chong Wei is the only Malaysian to reach the semi-finals of Yonex Sunrise-BWF Metlife India Open Super Series badminton championships.The world number one shuttler made a ...

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    V Shem/Khim Wah storm into M’sian Grand Prix Gold doubles final

    PASIR GUDANG: Malaysian men’s doubles pair Goh V Shem/Lim Khim Wah stormed into the finals of the 2014 Yonex-Sunrise Malaysia Grand Prix Gold Badminton championship after defeating third seeded pair ...

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    Mohd Arif pulls off major upset by beating top seed

    PASIR GUDANG: Unseeded Malaysian Mohd Arif Abdul Latif pulled off a pleasant upset in the Yonex-Sunrise Malaysia Grand Prix Gold badminton championships by booting out top seed Tanongsak Saensomboonsuk from ...

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    Europe need to hit back at Asian domination, says Badminton chief

    BIRMINGHAM, United Kingdom: World badminton chief Poul-Erik Hoyer has warned that European players need to find urgent solutions after their disastrous performance at the All-England Open if they want to ...

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    Chong Wei regains All-England Open title

    BIRMINGHAM, United Kingdom: Datuk Lee Chong Wei produced one of his finest performances despite an ankle problem to regain the All-England Open title doing so with an impressively emphatic straight ...

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    Club shuttlers impress at state youth tourney

    Participants of the Sarawak Junior Closed badminton tournament posing after the event ended last Sunday at the Sarawak Badminton Association Hall.KUCHING: Club sides made a strong impression at this year’s ...

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    Legend Gade offers Lee a warning

    BIRMINGHAM, United Kingdom: Long-time badminton legend Peter Gade has offered a respectful warning to world number one Datuk Lee Chong Wei about what is needed to prolong his career.The 31-year-old ...

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    Hat-trick bid may be Chong Wei’s last All-England

    Top-seeded Datuk Lee Chong Wei hits a return during his men’s singles first round match against Hsu Jen Hao of Taiwan at the Japan Open 2013 badminton tournament in Tokyo ...

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    Favourable draw for Chong Wei to wrest All England title

    KUALA LUMPUR: Two times All England champion Datuk Lee Chong Wei received a favourable draw in his quest to capture his third All England Badminton championship title at the National ...

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    Datin Wong Mew Choo and her newborn baby boy

    WELCOME: Datin Wong Mew Choo, wife of badminton world number one Datuk Lee Chong Wei with her newborn baby boy at the Gleneagles Hospital Kuala Lumpur. Former national shuttler Mew ...

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    Malaysia beat thailand 3-1 to emerge axiata cup champions

    hooray: Rosmah (front right) handing over Axiata Cup to Chong Wei (centre) after the national squad team beat Thailand 3-1 at the Axiata Cup Championship 2013 final in Cheras Badminton ...

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    S’wak sweep 9 titles in zonal badminton tournament

    DOUBLE JOY: Adam (left) and Alfred pose with their medals after the medal presentation for Boys U18 singles.KUCHING: Twins Adam and Alfred Lau led Sarawak to capture nine out of ...

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    Return of the king for China’s Lin Dan

    TAIPEI: Olympic gold-medallist Lin Dan returns to the court after an eight-month break this week as he spearheads China’s drive for a clean-sweep of titles at the Badminton Asia Championships ...

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    Badminton set for line-call review system

    KUALA LUMPUR: Badminton is set to follow tennis and football by introducing technology to review disputed line-calls, officials said yesterday, in an attempt to ease one of the sport’s major ...

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    ‘Super Dan’ flies to first win since Olympics

    JUST 24 MINUTES: Lin hits a return against Tuan Duc Do of Vietnam during their men’s singles first round match at the Badminton Asia Championships in Taipei. — AFP photoTAIPEI: ...

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    China dominate Asia Championship semis

    DOMINANT: Li Xuerui of China hits a return against Sayaka Takahashi of Japan in their women’s singles semi-final of the Badminton Asia Championships in Taipei. Li Xuerui won the match ...

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    China wins three golds after mixed doubles upset

    TAIPEI: Badminton powerhouse China clinched three golds in the Badminton Asia Championships Sunday but they fell short of earlier expectations after losing to South Korea in the mixed doubles.The three ...

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    Chong Wei to reclaim India Open title

    NEW DELHI: World No. 1 badminton player, Datuk Lee Chong Wei aims to reclaim the Yonex Sunrise India Open title for his new born son, Kingston Lee.“I will try hard ...

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    Chong Wei clinches India Open title

    Datuki Lee Chong WeiNEW DELHI: World number one Datuk Lee Chong Wei lived up to his top billing by winning the Yonex-Sunrise India Open 2013 men’s singles title by beating ...

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    Injured Chong Wei decides to withdraw from Malaysian Open Grand Prix Gold

    KUALA LUMPUR: World number one Datuk Lee Chong Wei, fresh from winning the Indian Open yesterday, has decided to withdraw from the Malaysian Open Grand Prix Gold which start today.The ...

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    Players to get two challenges per match

    MUMBAI: Shuttlers will be allowed two challenges when badminton uses technology to rule on contentious decisions for the first time at next month’s Indonesia Open, the governing body of the ...

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    Malaysia cry foul over Lin Dan world champs wildcard

    China’s Lin Dan is pictured during his Badminton Asia Championships match against Vietnam’s Tuan Duc Do in Taipei on April 17, 2013. Malaysia’s singles coach has suggested a conspiracy after ...

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    China juggernaut rolls into Sudirman Cup

    KUALA LUMPUR: China look set to confirm their dominance of world badminton when the Sudirman Cup gets under way Sunday as their rivals try to find a way to prevent ...

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    Badminton club grooming elite players

    SIBU: Kawasaki Badminton Club (KBC) is confident of producing good players within two to three years under its development programme.The club’s chief coach, Li Mao said they had already groomed ...

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    South Korea in seventh heaven

    HARD EARNED: South Korea’s Kim Ha Na (left) and Ko Sung-hyun plays a shot during their mixed doubles match against Thailand’s Prapakamol Sudket and Thoungthongkam Saralee at the semi-finals of ...

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    Kawasaki tournament attracts over 100 players

    SIBU: The three-day ‘Thumb’s Up Kawasaki 2013 Badminton Championship’ ended here on Sunday afternoon with Chiang Jiang Shiang taking the men’s singles title.Behind him in second spot was Chan Kuan ...

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    Olympic hero Hidayat to bow out in Indonesia

    JAKARTA: Indonesia’s former Olympic and world champion Taufik Hidayat will this week bring down the curtain on a colourful career which made him one of badminton’s biggest stars and an ...

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    Olympic hero Hidayat bids an emotional farewell

    Indonesia’s former Olympic and world champion Taufik Hidayat in action at the Indonesian Open in Jakarta on June 12, 2013. Hidayat bid an emotional farewell Wednesday to a colourful career ...

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    Chinese shuttlers under fire again after Jakarta upset

    SERIOUS?: China players Yu Yang (left) and Wang Xiaoli (right) return the shuttlecock against Ma Jin and Tang Jinhua from China at Senayan sport center during the Indonesian Open Super ...

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    Chong Wei advances to Indonesian Open final

    ANOTHER FINAL: Chong Wei returns the shuttlecock during the Indonesia Open semi-final against Dionysius Hayom Rumbaka of Indonesia at Senayan sport centre in Jakarta. — AFP photoKUALA LUMPUR: National champion ...

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    Datuk Lee Chong Wei grabs fifth Indonesian Open title

    IT’S GOLD: Malaysian men’s single champion Datuk Lee Chong Wei bites his gold medal after defeating Marc Zwiebler from Germany during Djarum Indonesia Open 2013 men’s final at Senayan sport ...

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    Grass greener in Miami for James

    KING’S LEGACY: LeBron James of the Miami Heat celebrates winning Game 7 of the NBA Finals at the American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida. — AFP photoMIAMI: His legacy now ...

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    Badminton academy receives Naim sponsorship for 8th year

    STAUNCH SUPPORT: Lim (third left) receives the sponsorship from Bateman (second left) at Naim Holding Berhad office along Jalan Rock yesterday.KUCHING: Pacific Badminton Management (PBM) is hoping to produce more calibre ...

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    59 to compete in Sarawak Under 18 badminton tourney

    KUCHING: Twin brothers Adam Lau Yu Ming and Alfred Lau Yu Leong are among the 59 players who will be competing in the Sarawak Under 18 championship to be held ...

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    Chong Wei sold to Mumbai Masters for RM431,190

    NEW DELHI: World No. 1 shuttler Datuk Lee Chong Wei was sold to Mumbai Masters for US$135,000 (RM431,190) in the Indian Badminton League auction here yesterday.He fetched the top base ...

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    Lin, Lee on world champs collision course

    HONG KONG: Badminton superstars Lin Dan and Lee Chong Wei are on course for their latest major title showdown after being placed in opposite sides of the world championships draw ...

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    Misfiring Kien Keat-Boon Heong told to focus on worlds

    KUALA LUMPUR: Misfiring men’s doubles pair Koo Kien Keat/Tan Boon Heong will have to pull up their socks, get their act together and focus on the task ahead when they ...

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    Thai club to appeal Bodin’s two-year ban

    BANNED: Thailand’s Isara Bodin (top), and Jongjit Maneepong play against Ko Sung-hyun and Yoo Yeon-seong of South Korea during a men’s singles badminton match at the 2012 Summer Olympics, in ...

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    30 take part in KTS badminton competition

    IN HIGH SPIRITS: Staff from KTS, See Hua and Foodland pose for a photograph before the badminton competition.SIBU: Some 30 participants took part in the badminton competition jointly organised by ...

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    Chong Wei leads 10 M’sia players to triumph on first day of world championship

    GUANGZHOU: It was a good start for Datuk Lee Chong Wei and ten Malaysian players who cruised into the second round of the 2013 World Badminton Championship at the Tianhe ...

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    Lin Dan makes convincing comeback

    Badminton superstar Lin Dan moved effortlessly through to the second round of the world championships in China’s Guangzhou on Monday, putting in a powerful performance after a year on the ...

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    Lee says baby has changed his life

    Badminton’s world number one Lee Chong Wei said Wednesday that becoming a father has changed his life, and that his wife is the secret of his success.The Malaysian star revealed ...

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    Lin Dan powers through to semis of worlds championships

    GUANGZHOU: China’s badminton superstar Lin Dan booked a place in the semi-finals of the world championships yesterday after overcoming team-mate and second seed Chen Long.The players were given a rapturous ...

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      There is an PhD study (in German) on the first 5 in int’l doubles finals from the 1990s , the candidate analysed over 40+ unique 5-shot-sequences and has published an interactive CD-ROM. Based on his findings and combined with “game theory”, the sequence is A-B-A-B-A (with A the server, B the receiver) and must be […]
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