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    RUSSIAN OPEN – 3 take first Grand Prix in 3 years

    Kristina Gavnholt, Chan Peng Soon, and Goh Liu Ying made the Russian Open their first Grand Prix title in nearly three years. By Don Hearn.  Photos: Badmintonphoto (archives) Nearly 3 years ago, Chan Peng Soon...

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    CHINESE TAIPEI OPEN Finals – 5 take 1st titles of 2015

    Asian Games Champions Polii/Maheswari, along withand 2 former World Champions took their first titles of the Chinese Taipei Open Grand Prix Gold. By Don Hearn.  Photos: Badmintonphoto (archives) Finals day at the 2015 Chinese Taipei...

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    CHINESE TAIPEI OPEN SF – Home hero beats Lin Dan

    Chinese Taipei’s Chou Tien Chen beat legend Lin Dan to set up a showdown with World Champion Chen Long for his first ever home Grand Prix Gold title. By Don Hearn.  Photos: Badmintonphoto (archives) It...

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    PAN AM GAMES –Chew takes 2; 1 gold for Canada

    Phillip Chew took his second badminton gold at the Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games while hosts Canada finished with just one. By Don Hearn.  Photos: Yves Lacroix for Badmintonphoto (live) Canada may still be far...

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    Para-Badminton mourns Jim Mackay

    Jim Mackay, one of the founding members of International Badminton Association for the Disabled (IBAD), passed away yesterday. The international badminton family knew Jim Mackay, who’d very often come to the best badminton events with his...

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    PAN AM GAMES – First continental title for Chew/Pongnairat

    Team USA is on track for a badminton doubles sweep as Phillip Chew and Sattawat Pongnairat took their first ever continental title and Paula Lynn Obanana joined Eva Lee as a Pan Am Games gold...

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    PAN AM GAMES SF – Bruce, Li ousted

    Defending Pan Am Games gold medallist Michelle Li helped lock up one badminton gold for Canada at the 2015 Toronto badminton event but she and her 2011 women’s doubles gold medal partner Alex Bruce were...

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    UNIVERSIADE – Sweep and sour

    Korea’s sweep of the Universiade badminton ends on a sour note as Kim Gi Jung and Kim Sa Rang take the men’s doubles gold on a shocking line call. Story and photos by Don Hearn...

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