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    WORLD JUNIORS Finals – Chen, Huang, and Akane repeat!

    China bagged 3 World Junior individual titles for the first time in 7 years, with Chen Qingchen contributing 2 of them in Stadium Abdul Halim, Alor Setar. Story and photos by Chee Ying Fan, Badzine...

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    NEW ZEALAND OPEN SF – Raising the Southern Cross

    3 countries book 3 titles each while Tang He Tian gets a shot at nabbing a 2nd Grand Prix title for herself and for Oceania. By Kira Rin, Badzine Correspondent live in Auckland.  Photos: Jiacen...

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    NEW ZEALAND OPEN Day 3 – Rising Sun over the land of sheep

    Thursday at the SKYCITY New Zealand Open was a hard day for Oceania Badminton with all but one pair falling as each field was narrowed from 16 to 4, while Japan raised the sun over...

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    NEW ZEALAND OPEN Day 1 – The White tiger rises

    Former world #1 Lee Hyun Il was the winner of one of a trio of exciting matches on opening day of the 2014 SKYCITY New Zealand Open Grand Prix. By Kira Rin, Badzine Correspondent live...

  • Whereabouts sanctions reversed for Kim and Lee

    Whereabouts sanctions reversed for Kim and Lee

    A Doping Hearing Panel at the Badminton World Federation (BWF) has expunged the one-year sanction against Korean men’s doubles players Kim Ki Jung and Lee Yong Dae, meaning that the two men can get back...

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    SINGAPORE OPEN Finals – Simon finds his ‘Wei’ back to a Superseries title

    Simon Santoso stole the spotlight at the 2014 OUE Singapore Open Superseries, when he beat world #1 and tournament favourite Lee Chong Wei. With an impressive 21-15, 21-10 victory, Santoso clinched his first Superseries title...

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    SINGAPORE OPEN SF – Simon the comeback kid

    Simon Santoso beat the odds and emerged as one of the men’s singles finalists of Singapore Open Superseries 2014. He conquered the 5th-seeded Chinese shuttler Du Pengyu 16-21, 21-17, 21-17. By Serla Rusli and Seria...

  • New President for Badminton Europe

    New President for Badminton Europe

    After Joao Matos took over from Poul Erik Hoyer when the latter was elected as BWF President, the European governing body held its election today. Gregory Verpoorten from Belgium was elected new President.  We at...

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