Continental Championships Archive

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    ASIAN TEAM CHAMPS – The first that isn’t

    For the first time, the Thomas and Uber Cup Finals will be preceded by a full-strength men’s and women’s team badminton championship tournament in Asia but there is more behind this new staging of what...

  • Asian Team Champs moved to Hyderabad

    Asian Team Champs moved to Hyderabad

    The Badminton Asia Confederation announced this week that the new venue for the Badminton Asia Team Championships 2016 would be Hyderabad, India.  The Badminton Association of India (BAI) will host the event, which runs from...

  • Badminton Asia Team Championships cancelled

    Badminton Asia Team Championships cancelled

    The Bangkok Post reported Wednesday that the Badminton Asia Team Championships, which were supposed to have been held  in Bangkok in February 2016,, had been cancelled by the Granular Badminton Club, which was to have...

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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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    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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    ASIAN CHAMPS 2015 Finals – Ratchanok back on top

    Ratchanok Intanon came back from the precipice to add the Dong Feng Citroen Badminton Asia Championship to her long list of titles, claiming her first tournament victory since the 2013 World Championships. By Don Hearn,...

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    ASIAN CHAMPS 2015 SF – Four look to repeat

    Lin Dan, Yoo Yeon Seong, and Lee Chun Hei / Chau Hoi Wah are all looking to repeat as Asian Champions as the 2015 edition heads into its finale in Wuhan. By Don Hearn, Badzine...

  • ASIAN CHAMPS 2015 – Former double champion withdraws

    ASIAN CHAMPS 2015 – Former double champion withdraws

    2013 double winner Ko Sung Hyun has withdrawn from the 2015 Badminton Asia Championships, as have several singles contenders.  Ko was again seeded in both men’s and mixed doubles but while his mixed partner Kim...

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