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    ASIAN GAMES Team Preview – Korea vs. China III?

    Can home team Korea make it through to a 3rd straight Asian Games men’s team badminton final against China?  Who else has a chance at unseating the powerhouse from the west? By Don Hearn.  Photos:...

  • Asian Games minus a defending champ, plus former World Champs

    Asian Games minus a defending champ, plus former World Champs

    The badminton entry lists by individual event for the 2014 Incheon Asian Games have finally been made public and there are some surprises from Team China.  Absent from the women’s singles roster is World #2...

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    INDONESIA MASTERS – Turning silver into Grand Prix Gold

    Prannoy H.  S., Adriyanti Firdasari, and Widianto/Dili each won their second final of the year, at the Yonex-Sunrise Indonesian Masters 2014, after losing a first as all three took gold at a Grand Prix Gold...

  • Simon and Jwala to miss Incheon Asian Games

    Simon and Jwala to miss Incheon Asian Games

    Following the news out of China that women’s doubles world #1 Tang Jinhua would be replaced in the Chinese Asian Games squad, both India and Indonesia have announced similarly disheartening news that will have a...

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    VIETNAM OPEN – Veterans and teens share honours

    33-year-old Vita Marissa and 18-year-old Rosyita Eka Putri Sari were among the winners at the Yonex Sunrise Vietnam Open Grand Prix badminton event in Ho Chi Minh City on Sunday.  Nozomi Okuhara of Japan accounted...

  • Vietnam Open moves and recovers

    Vietnam Open moves and recovers

    The Vietnam Open recovered from a partial stadium collapse on Tuesday by relocating to another facility and resuming play on Wednesday morning, according to an article published yesterday on the Badminton World Federation (BWF) website. ...

  • Roof collapses at Vietnam Open; none hurt

    Roof collapses at Vietnam Open; none hurt

    A section of the roof collapsed yesterday during the Vietnam Open at Phan Dinh Phung Stadium in Hochiminh City.  Fortunately no players were hurt.  According to a translation in The Huffington Post, it was spectators...

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    WORLDS Finals – Underdogs Ko/Shin outshine World #1s

    Ko Sung Hyun had a point to make against his ex-partners Lee Yong Dae and Yoo Yeon Seong at the opposite side of the court in the fight for the gold medal.  The outcome was...

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