We reflect on an impressive October for several rising stars of Chinese badminton

There was plenty of enthralling action for badminton fans to enjoy in the last month and for Chen Qingchen her incredible form reached even greater heights.

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Olympic champions among high-profile Chinese players to retire

Reigning world champions and London 2012 gold medallists Tian Qing and Zhao Yunlei are among five high-profile Chinese players to officially retire from international badminton today.…

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China will be back stronger says Li Yongbo

Li Yongbo, head coach of the Chinese badminton team, insists the nation’s next generation of badminton stars will be back stronger in the wake of their…

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Find out when the likes of Lin Dan and Lee Chong Wei will make their Rio 2016 bow

Tomorrow the Rio 2016 badminton competition gets under way and fans don’t have to wait long to see the superstar that is Lin Dan – or the world’s other leading players for that matter.

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Lin Dan set for Olympic title defence as Rio 2016 draw announced

Olympic champion Lin Dan now knows who he will initially face at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games as he looks to kickstart his bid for a third successive title in Rio.

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Lee Chong Wei and Carolina Marin top seedings for Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Lee Chong Wei and Carolina Marin have been given the number one seeds for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

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Next stop Rio – who will win the coveted Olympic gold?

With just 43 days to go until the Rio Olympic Games and the final MetLife BWF World Superseries event having now taken place, we look at the form of some of those going for gold in Brazil later this summer.

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Zhao Yunlei leads China in top money earners

China dominate badminton’s annual prize money list, according to online magazine Badzine, as Denmark leads Europe charge Zhao Yunlei, China’s doubles’ specialist, was the top earner…

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China retain Uber Cup with victory over Japan

China successfully retained the Uber Cup team crown in New Delhi after beating Japan in the gold medal match today. The Chinese squad, featuring no fewer…

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Olympic badminton draw sees All England Champions battle against old rivals

The current Yonex All England Open, World and Olympic men’s singles champion ‘Super Dan’ as he is known in his native country of China was seeded…

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