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    C’WEATLH GAMES – The lesser known faces of badminton

    The Commonwealth Games are often dubbed the friendly games, as competitors from smaller nations and territories compete on a level playing field as those with whom we are perhaps more familiar. We took the time...

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    C’WEATLH GAMES – Scotland and India qualify at first opportunity

    Scotland and India have already qualified for the quarterfinals with resounding performances on day one of the Glasgow Commonwealth Games. England and Malaysia too played well. Ghana have also confirmed a showdown with Uganda to...

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    Commonwealth Games down to one defending champ

    Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa became the only remaining 2010 Commonwealth Games gold medallists who will return to defend their titles in Glasgow this month.  According to a report in Reuters today, Saina Nehwal has...

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    US OPEN Finals – Danish dynamite versus Thai troublemaker

    The old hand versus the upcoming star. A country which hosts 5.6 million residents vs. the nation with a population over 66 million. Denmark versus Thailand. Or Boe/Mogensen up against Jongjit/Puangpuapech: a thrilling U.S. Open...

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    US OPEN SF – Turning the THAI-de

    After women’s singles top seed Nitchaon Jindapon’s stunning loss in the first round, the Thai delegation was counting on their doubles. Sapsiree Taerattanachai and Maneepong Jongjit lived up to the expectations and each have a...

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    White Nights 2014 – Russians take two at home

    This year the European circuit tournament White Nights 2014 brought together 150 participants from 15 countries to the small city Gatchina in the Leningrad region. The Russians took home two titles, and Dieter Domke of...

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    CANADA OPEN Finals – First step is always the hardest

    The first time a player wins a match – or even better, a tournament – is an indescribable moment.  No fewer than four champions at the Canada Open celebrated their first ever victory in a...

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    CANADA OPEN SF – Michelle Li(ke) a dream

    On home soil Michelle Li doesn’t seem to be affected by the building pressure on her shoulders. The Canadian shuttler is the only player left representing her country at the Canada Open. As first seeded...

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