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    POLL – Will Li or a Wang be left behind?

    This month 172 players who have qualified for this summer’s Olympic badminton competition according to BWF rules will have their spots accepted or rejected by their national Olympic committees.  While many teams have choices such...

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    New Bachelors on Team Indonesia

    Jakarta – Markis Kido, Olympic gold medallist, had another fun moment. After his wedding last month, yesterday Kido’s little brother and sister, Bona Septano and Pia Zebadiah Bernadette, finally made it through, passing all their...

  • FUN FACTS – Top soccer player wants to play with Lee Yong-Dae

    FUN FACTS – Top soccer player wants to play with Lee Yong-Dae

    While it has frequently been female celebrities singing the praises of Lee Yong Dae’s good looks, it now seems that it is male celebrities who are most likely to ask for an on-court encounter with...

  • LONDON OLYMPICS – Lee Yong Dae gets a new partner

    LONDON OLYMPICS – Lee Yong Dae gets a new partner

    Beijing Olympic gold medallist Lee Yong Dae has been given a new partner with whom to seek his second gold medal at the London Games in 2012, by the name of Ha Jung Eun. The...

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    Ra Kyung Min comes home

    Retired badminton superstar Ra Kyung Min is back home in Korea after nearly 4 years in Canada and has taken a key coaching job with the Daekyo pro team. Story and photos: Don Hearn, Badzine...

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    PEOPLE – Lin hints at possible wedding before Olympics

    “I am considering getting married before the London Games and I am making efforts towards that.” Lin Dan acknowledged that he was thinking about getting married to long-time sweetheart Xie Xingfang in an interview published...

  • PLAYERS – Lee Hyo Jung calls it quits

    PLAYERS – Lee Hyo Jung calls it quits

    The most successful Korean doubles player, Lee Hyo Jung, decided to leave the badminton circuit right after winning her first gold medal at the Asian Games in Guangzhou, earned with her new partner Shin Baek Cheol (for...

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    CHINA – New couples in Team China

    Romance blooms again on the Chinese national badminton team. By Lee Suetyan, Badzine Correspondent.  Photos: Badmintonphoto

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