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    SPOTLIGHT – Kim Moon Soo on 30 years of doubles excellence

    Olympic gold medallist and two-time World Champion Kim Moon Soo looks back on winning Korea’s first ever badminton World Championship title, 30 years ago this week. Interview by Don Hearn.  Photos: Badmintonphoto and Don Hearn...

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    SUDIRMAN CUP Preview – China takes on the world

    Host China is among the few seeded teams at full strength for the upcoming Sudirman Cup and three world #1s, along with over a dozen more talented players, are ready for all comers in Dongguan....

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    Going the distance: How often do injured team-mates mean victory?

    Is there any reason to be suspicious of the injuries that have struck some Chinese players before or during matches against their compatriots in recent major badminton events?  Badzine has again run the numbers to...

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    What if…the Olympic qualifying period ended now?

    Once again, our team at Badzine has begun to publish “dummy lists” of potential qualified players, this time for the 2016 Rio Olympics.  We publish the first list today, to coincide with the kick-off of...

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    Peter Gade: I want to give France that little “extra”

    Peter Gade will join France on May 15th as its new Performance Director, for a 5-year contract. The Dane is impatient to start on the job, which is a new challenge for him. He comes...

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    Has China’s women’s singles supremacy ended?

    Before the 2015 Singapore Open was concluded, there was a noticeable shift of power in the women’s singles category in international badminton.  How dire is it for China in the medium to longer term? By...

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    Yoo Yeon Seong – No rest for the wedded

    Men’s doubles world #1 spoke to Badzine earlier this month about some of the changes in his life both on an off the badminton court and on what lies ahead for this newlywed on a...

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    GAME – Play Badminton Manager and win prizes

    The online game Badminton Manager continuously gains popularity. And it is worth leading your team to the top: The champions will receive appealing prizes from Babolat. The top three badminton teams in Germany? No doubt...

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