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Champ or choker? Lee takes shot at badminton glory

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. Top-ranked Lee's list of failures ...

September 15, 2014, Monday

Spain's Marin stuns Li as Chen beats Lee

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. But ...

September 1, 2014, Monday

Marin on top of the world as Li falls

Spain’s Carolina Marin celebrates on the podium and reacts after beating world No. 1 Li Xuerui 17-21, 21-17, 21-18 in the women’s final at the 2014 BWF Badminton World Championships at the Ballerup Super Arena in Copenhagen, Denmark, yesterday. It was the 9th-seeded European champion’s first world crown, denying Olympic champion Li a second straight title. China, however, won the women’s doubles gold medal courtesy of Tian Qing and Zhao Yunlei, the 5th seeds getting the better of 4th-seeded compatriots Wang Xiaoli and Yu Yang 21- 19, 21-15. South Koreans Ko Sung-hyun and Shin Baekchoel captured the men’s doubles title. — AFP ...

September 1, 2014, Monday

Lee, Li reach final at worlds

WORLD No. 1 Lee Chong Wei secured a third straight men’s singles finals appearance at the badminton world championships yesterday while women’s top seed Li Xuerui of China also advanced to the title match. Top-ranked ...

August 31, 2014, Sunday

Li ousts Nehwal, on track for first world title

Chinese world No. 1 Li Xuerui remained on course for a first world championship title after beating India’s Saina Nehwal yesterday to reach the semifinals of the women’s singles in Copenhagen.Top-...

August 30, 2014, Saturday

Malaysian star Lee calls for biennial world event

WORLD number one Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia has issued a plea to badminton's world governing body to restore the world championships to an event held every other year. Lee, who swept into the quarter-finals ...

August 29, 2014, Friday

No surprise as shuttlers make merry

China continued to show its dominance on Wednesday as two more of its women made the last 16 of the singles at the world championships in Copenhagen, Denmark.Leading the way was Wang Yihan,...

August 29, 2014, Friday

Jorgensen remains on course at worlds

DENMARK'S Jan O Jorgensen continued his quest to end China's dominance at the world championships as he breezed into the last 16 of the men’s singles in Copenhagen yesterday. Third seed Jorgensen, his ...

August 28, 2014, Thursday

Chong Wei's world title bid begins with a bang

LEE Chong Wei began what is almost certainly his best chance of winning the world title with a routine win over Korean opponent Lee Dong Keun in Copenhagen on Monday. The world number one from Malaysia's ...

August 26, 2014, Tuesday

Lee eyes elusive title in absence of nemesis Lin

WORLD number one Lee Chong Wei hopes to capitalise on the absence of leading rival and five-time world champion Lin Dan of China as he pursues a first world championship crown in Copenhagen. Malaysia's ...

August 24, 2014, Sunday



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