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    CANADA OPEN Finals – 2 Lees, 2 Lis & a Liu all victorious!

    Michelle Li is a Grand Prix winner at home for the second consecutive year, winning the 2015 Yonex Canada Open women’s singles title in an exciting photo finish. By Don Hearn.  Photos: Yves Lacroix for...

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    EURO GAMES – Abian and Danes take gold

    The badminton event at the European Games in Baku ended with three golds for Denmark and Pablo Abian of Spain dealing the Danes their only silver. By Don Hearn.  Photos: Badmintonphoto (archives) After the Stoeva...

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    CANADA OPEN SF – 3 top seeds down

    Andrei Adistia both upset a top seed and was an upset top seed in the semi-finals of the 2015 Yonex Canada Open as both he and Selena Piek reached one of two finals. By Don...

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    EURO GAMES – Stoeva sisters first sibling success

    After Ireland’s Magees were all relegated to bronze, the Stoeva sisters from Bulgaria won the first sibling gold in the badminton competition at the inaugural European Games in Baku. By Don Hearn.  Photos: Badmintonphoto (archives)...

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    CANADA OPEN QF – Ueda survives marathon

    Takuma Ueda beat 2nd-seeded Xue Song in the longest quarter-final at the 2015 Yonex Canada Open but all eyes are still on Lis and Lees. By Don Hearn.  Photos: Yves Lacroix for Badmintonphoto (live) After...

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    CANADA OPEN – Li lone local in quarters

    Michelle Li is the only Pan Am athlete left at the quarter-final stage of the 2015 Yonex Canada Open but the main attraction in Calgary on Thursday was the repeat of Sunday’s U.S. Open mixed...

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    US OPEN Finals – A day of firsts

    All but Zhong Qianxin were first-time U.S. Open winners while Lee Chong Wei topped the podium for the first time this year and two Chinese pairs won the first finals of their partnerships. By Don...

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    US OPEN SF – Former #1s in the final

    Lee Chong Wei is in the final of the US Open nearly ten years since last competing in the United States and he is joined on Sunday by fellow former world #1 Yu Yang, playing...

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