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Thursday | Lifestyles

Elecs thrive at home tournament

Dozens of Saskatchewan high school badminton players converged on the Estevan Comprehensive School on April 12 for the ECS Elecs' senior badminton tournament.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics

Thursday | Nerve News

Shuttler Srikanth rises to World No.16

Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth made a remarkable leap of nine places in the latest Badminton World Federation - men's singles rankings released Thursday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Saina Nehwal, Summer Olympic

Thursday | Mid-Day Mumbai

Is it the beginning of the end for Saina Nehwal?

Nehwal has endured indifferent results in recent tourneys. But does that mean her dream run has come to an end? Given the regularity with which Saina Nehwal has been making early exits, one is tempted to ask: Are we staring at the beginning of the end of a dream run, that at one point of time catapulted her to the World No 2 spot, and an almost ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Saina Nehwal, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Eriko Hirose, Wang Yihan, Xuerui Li

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Badminton: Kiwi makes top seed work

Top seed Hsu Yen Hao from Taiwan highlights a quality field at the New Zealand Badminton Open.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jen Hao Hsu, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics

Evening Times

Badminton: can Scots upset English, Malaysian dominance?

Put into context, that is the equivalent of a Ferrari Enzo supercar coming towards you at top speed a through the air.

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Related Topix: Sports, Lin Dan, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

City Badminton playoff results

On April ninth Sacred Heart hosted the city playoffs for the senior Badminton teams.

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Scoop

Waikato Siblings Show Desire to Top Badminton Rankings

Waikato brother/sister badminton combination Oliver and Susannah Leydon-Davis appear very relaxed in the lead up to the SKYCITY NZ Open at the North Shore Events Centre this week, in fact so relaxed about being home were the pair that they finished off their preparations for the Grand Prix tournament with a quick trip down the Sky Tower.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Kien Keat Koo, Summer Olympics, Summer Olympic

SILive.com

Table tennis, badminton put a new spin on public schools sports, starting this year

City Schools Chancellor Carmen Farina, backed by actress Susan Sarandon and school officials, are bringing a new spin to New York City's Public Schools Athletic League with the announcement of two new varsity sports -- table tennis and badminton.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Table Tennis, Olympic Tennis, New York High School Sports, High School Sports

MYREPUBLICA.com

Sports Brief: 4 Judo referees qualify for Asian tourneys

Four Nepali referees have successfully passed the International Judo Federations exam to earn a qualification of officiating in the Asian level international tournaments on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Judo, Martial Arts, Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics

Suria

Badminton World Federation lifts doping...

The Badminton World Federation said on Tuesday it had lifted a one-year ban imposed on South Korean star Lee Yong-Dae for missing doping tests, after "new evidence" came to light.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Yong Dae Lee, Summer Olympics

Mid-Day Mumbai

Run for a cause

Be a part of Wings for Life World Run, a global race where 1,50,000 runners across 40 world locations, will run for the cause of spinal cord injury Come May 4, and 1,50,000 runners across 40 locations worldwide, will race at exactly the same time for the cause of spinal cord injury.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Ashwini Ponnappa

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Washington Times

Doping ban reversed for Olympic champion Lee

The Badminton World Federation has reversed a one-year ban handed to Olympic gold medalist Lee Yon-dae for failing to comply with doping requirements.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Summer Olympic

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

College Sport: Good week for Cirencester's badminton academy at National Finals

TRADITIONALLY, Cirencester College students make a strong showing in the badminton competition, having gained seven medals in the last three years.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Star Online

Lin Dan set to play at Asian Badminton Championships

Double Olympics champion Lin Dan of China will make his second appearance of the year at the Asian badminton Championships in South Korea from April 22-27.

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Related Topix: Sports, Lin Dan, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Li Yang

Suria

Santoso shocks Lee to win Singapore Open

Unseeded Indonesian Simon Santoso pulled off a major shock when he thrashed badminton's world number one Lee Chong Wei to win the Singapore Open for the first time on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Simon Santoso, Summer Olympics, Cai Yun, Kamilla Rytter Juhl, Tontowi Ahmad, Liliyana Natsir, Yun Cai

IcLoughborough

Loughborough secure franchise in new national badminton league

LOUGHBOROUGH is set to be one of six franchises in a new televised league that is hoped will revolutionise badminton.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Yahoo!

Lee into badminton final, Li and Wang to renew rivalry

World number one Lee Chong Wei blazed into the Singapore Open men's final Saturday while Olympic champion Li Xuerui set up a women's showdown with her Chinese rival Wang Yihan.

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Related Topix: Sports, Ji Hyun Sung, Ha Na Kim, Summer Olympic, Sung Hyun Ko, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Wang Yihan, Tontowi Ahmad, Liliyana Natsir

Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Star Online

Badminton love runs high in Penalver family

Enrique Penalver won the boys' singles title at the Spanish Junior International as well as two runners-up finishes at the Polish and Portuguese Juniors .

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Channelnewsasia.com

Badminton: Trick-shot Lee romps into Singapore semis

World number one Lee Chong Wei turned on the style and even had time to attempt a trick shot as he sped into the Singapore Open semi-finals on Friday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Wang Yihan, Summer Olympic, Miyuki Maeda, Kamilla Rytter Juhl, Olympics, Tontowi Ahmad, Liliyana Natsir, Simon Santoso, Summer Olympics

Hamilton Mountain News

Basketball and badminton stars named Mohawk's top athletes

All Canadian guard Matt Fennell has captured the Wes Hicks Outstanding Male Athlete Award at Mohawk College for 2013-2014.

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Olympic Medal Count

    Total
1 United States 46 29 29 104
2 China 38 27 23 88
3 Great Britain 29 17 19 65
4 Russian Federation 24 26 32 82
5 South Korea 13 8 7 28
6 Germany 11 19 14 44
7 France 11 11 12 34
8 Italy 8 9 11 28
9 Hungary 8 4 5 17
10 Australia 7 16 12 35
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