retirement Archive

  • Yao Lei quits the game

    Yao Lei quits the game

    One of Singapore’s top women’s doubles player, Yao Lei is retiring at the age of 24 after her last appearance in the Asian Games this week. The Chinese-born shuttler, for the past 6 years, has...

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    Lee Hyun Il may return for Asian Games

    Former world #1 Lee Hyun Il is being considered as an addition to the team for the 2014 Incheon Asian Games this September, according to a report today from Korea’s Yonhap News Agency. Lee, who...

  • No more badminton for Sarah Milne

    No more badminton for Sarah Milne

    Young British badminton star Sarah Milne, who featured in the 2010 Youth Olympic Games, has called it quits. The promising 22-year-old player officially announced her retirement yesterday via Facebook: With regret I would like to...

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    Juliane Schenk ‘I’ve already retired’

    German badminton singles ace Juliane Schenk told the Rheinische Post this week that she has already retired.  The German daily apparently asked for confirmation after she missed her first round match at the All England...

  • Wang Lin calls it quits

    Wang Lin calls it quits

    2010 World Champion Wang Lin, 24, has decided to leave the Chinese National Badminton Team and go back to her province in Hangzhou because she can’t seem to keep away from injuries, as she explained...

  • Retired Chen takes over from pregnant Zhang

    Retired Chen takes over from pregnant Zhang

    2010 World Badminton Champion Chen Jin has retired and, according to a report issued today in Malaysian daily the Star, he has already taken over a coaching position.  Chen will be coaching women’s singles on...

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    Jung Jae Sung on All England past, coaching future

    Two-time All England champion Jung Jae Sung spoke to Badzine on the special meaning that winning this particular event holds for him and about what the future holds for him now that his playing career...

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    Kim Min Jung puts international badminton behind her

    Retired Korean women’s doubles star Kim Min Jung talked to Badzine earlier this month about her career’s high points and its low points, about her retirement and her plans for life after international badminton. By...

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