Major Events Archive

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    WORLDS 2014 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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    WORLDS 2014 Finals – Carolina Marin is the new World Champion!

    Carolina Marin took centre stage to prove that fairy tales do come true.  She held her ground against a seemingly unbreakable wall, Olympic champion Li Xuerui and with the full support of the crowd, accomplished...

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    WORLDS 2014 SF – Denmark falls, Spain rises!

    Denmark’s shuttlers all failed to register victories in the semi-finals of their home Li-Ning BWF World Badminton Championships.  Axelsen, Boe/Morgensen and Fisher Nielsen/Pedersen were all defeated by their respective Asian opponents.  In a contrasting result,...

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    WORLDS 2014 SF – World #1s cruise to the finals

    The morning session at the Li-Ning BWF World Badminton Championships saw the world #1s from both men’s and women’s singles, Lee Chong Wei and Li Xuerui, authoritatively stamp their tickets to finals appearances at the...

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    WORLDS 2014 QF – 1st for Marin, 2nd for Sindhu

    Carolina Marin came back from a 19-21 first game loss against to earn a semi-final berth and effectively a World Championship medal, a first for her and for her country Spain.  In another match, P. ...

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    WORLDS 2014 R16 – 6 top 5s down on Day 4

    The seeds began to topple on Thursday at the Li-Ning BWF World Badminton Championships in Copenhagen.  In the afternoon schedule alone, six world top 5 players were ousted, including Denmark’s own Pedersen/Rytter Juhl, who lost...

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    WORLDS 2014 R32 – Top seeds Tang & Bao bow out

    Anggia Shitta Awanda and Della Destiara Haris of Indonesia stunned top seeds Bao/Tang on Day 3 of the Li-Ning BWF World Badminton Championships. By Don Hearn.  Photos: Badmintonphoto (live) At last year’s World Championships, all...

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    WORLDS Day 1 – Danes near perfect

    The home team dropped only a single match out of nine on the opening day of the Li-Ning BWF World Badminton Championships in Copenhagen on Monday.  Among the biggest wins was Conrad-Peterson and Pieler Kolding...

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