Emotions run high as Natsir and Ahmad finally win in Indonesia

Jubilation in Jakarta as Indonesia’s golden partnership of Natsirand Ahmad finally win the Indonesia Open Superseries title at the third time of asking.

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Lee Chong Wei eyes seventh Indonesia title after reuniting with former coach

A six-time champion in Jakarta, Lee Chong Wei heads into this week’s BCA Indonesia Open with new-found confidence following his reunion with coach Misbun Sidek. Since…

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Korea upset China to win fourth Sudirman Cup title

A Sung Ji Hyun-inspired South Korea pulled off a shock win over China to lift their first BWF Sudirman Cup title in 14 years – ending…

Sudirman Cup 2017

World’s best players hail YONEX All England success as a dream come true

As the world’s most prestigious badminton tournament, the YONEX All England attracts players from all corners of the planet, all itching to see their names inscribed…

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World number one ranking latest honour for YONEX All England champions Gideon and Sukamuljo

Victory for Marcus Fernaldi Gideon and Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo at last week’s YONEX All England Open saw the realisation of their lifetime dreams, and further joy…

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A video review of YONEX All England 2017

Another YONEX All England Open is done and dusted, with bigger crowds flocking to Birmingham’s Barclaycard Arena than ever before. Celebrating its 107th anniversary, this year’s…

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History made as curtains fall on the 2017 YONEX All England

So that’s it, another remarkable YONEX All England Open Badminton Championships draw to a close, and for the first time since 1999, names from five different…

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Lee Chong Wei vows to be back after lifting fourth YONEX All England title

Many had billed this year’s YONEX All England Open as Lee Chong Wei’s last, but the world number one vowed to be back in 2018 after…

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Shi Yuqi topples Lin Dan to eliminate reigning champion in YONEX All England last four

He was the last reigning champion still standing but Lin Dan’s title defence came to a remarkable end as he was defeated in straight games in…

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Lee Chong Wei and Lin Dan move one step closer to YONEX All England final

A Lin Dan versus Lee Chong Wei final looks increasingly likely after both took a giant stride towards the men’s singles trophy with last eight successes.…

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Adcocks hail home crowd as they reach YONEX All England semi-finals in remarkable fashion

English favourites Chris and Gabby Adcock gave the bumper home crowd plenty to smile about as they came from behind to defeat the reigning Olympic champions…

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Lin Dan last reigning champion standing on another day of upsets at YONEX All England

Men’s singles title holder Lin Dan enters Friday’s quarter-final stage as the only reigning YONEX All England champion left standing following another day of shock defeats…

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Stunning victory for Saensomboonsuk over double YONEX All England champion Chen

Thai sensation Tanongsak Saensomboonsuk is determined to take his YONEX All England campaign one game at a time despite pulling off a stunning victory over two-time…

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Nehwal and Sindhu ensure Indian success in YONEX All England second round

India’s golden girls Saina Nehwal and P.V Sindhu made light work of their second round clashes as both progressed through to the YONEX All England quarter-finals…

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All England 2017: A look at mixed doubles

There is less than a week to go until the 107th YONEX All England Open Badminton Championships get underway, and excitement has reached fever pitch after…

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Sindhu working ‘day and night’ for All England glory

Olympic silver medalist PV Sindhu insists she is ‘not bothered’ about being at a career high fifth in the world but really wants to get her hands on the YONEX All England trophy.

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Badminton world mourns the passing of Erland Kops

With just two weeks to go to the YONEX All England, badminton’s most prestigious tournament has lost one of its legendary stars with the passing today…

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All England 2017: A look at women’s doubles

Just three weeks remain until the 107th YONEX All England Open Badminton Championships get underway, and excitement has reached fever pitch after the draw was announced on Valentine’s Day.

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Boon Heong wants Setiawan partnership to ‘freshen up’ badminton

New Indo-Malaysian badminton partnership of Tan Boon Heong and Hendra Setiawan looks to become only the second multi-national pairing to win the men’s doubles title in the history of the YONEX All England.

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All England 2017: A look at men’s doubles

Just three weeks remain until the 107th YONEX All England Open Badminton Championships get underway, and excitement has reached fever pitch after the draw was announced…

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Zhang Nan to make it an Olympic-sized Tuesday in Birmingham

Reigning Olympic champion Zhang Nan to tackle men’s doubles qualifying round at next month’s YONEX All England Open Badminton Championships in Birmingham.

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Draw published for 2017 YONEX All England

The draw for next month’s YONEX All England Open Badminton Championships has been revealed and it throws up some intriguing opening round fixtures for some of the sport’s biggest names

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Chong Wei could still make All England say sources

The Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) are giving Lee Chong Wei every possible chance of competing at next month’s YONEX All England after leaving the superstar’s…

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Wang Yihan retires after 12 years at the top

2009 YONEX All England champion 王仪涵 Wang Yihan has called time on her title-studded career after 12 years at the top of the badminton world. Wang, who…

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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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Tickets on general sale for YONEX All England Open Badminton Championships

Tickets go on general sale to watch the world’s best at the YONEX All England Open Badminton Championships.

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Matsutomo: Win can help profile of Japanese badminton

Misaki Matsutomo and Ayaka Takahashi are hoping Japan’s first women’s doubles YONEX All England title since 1978 will help lift the profile of the sport in their country.

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‘Miracle’ win writes new page for Russian badminton

Russia’s Ivan Sozonov and Vladimir Ivanov describe their 2016 YONEX All England men’s double title win as “a miracle” and celebrate with a Haka-inspired celebratory dance on court.

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YONEX All England Badminton 2016: the week in review

We take a look back at another successful staging of the sport’s oldest event at the Barclaycard Arena. It was a tournament full of surprises and…

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“The best birthday of my life” – Okuhara

Nozomi Okuhara celebrated her 21st birthday in world class style today as she won her first YONEX All England title.

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Susanto: “We felt like we were at home”

The Barclaycard Arena in Birmingham felt like it had been transported to Jakarta this afternoon as Debby Susanto and Praveen Jordan won a first YONEX All…

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VIDEO: Lin Dan’s winning point

Here is the moment Chinese superstar Lin Dan became a 6-time YONEX All England champion. Enjoy his match-point and when he gets his hands on the…

All England 2016

YONEX All England 2016: Lin Dan wins sixth title as Russia create history

Lin Dan of China became only the fourth player to win the men’s singles title six times when he beat compatriot Tian Houwei at the YONEX…

All England 2016

Video: Semi-finals action & reaction

Watch this awesome video review of the 2016 YONEX All England semi-finals including action, reaction and a 53 shot rally on matchpoint!

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Birthday girl Okuhara to hit 21 in fine fashion

Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara will hope to celebrate her birthday in world class style as she takes part in her first YONEX All England Open Badminton Championships…

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Dream becomes reality for delighted Danes

Joachim Fischer Nielsen and Christinna Pedersen used to watch the YONEX All England  from their homes in Denmark, dreaming of one day playing in the final.…

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YONEX All England 2016 – a look back at the quarter finals

The YONEX All England 2016 is fast closing in on the business end of the tournament with the world’s best players competing for places in tomorrow’s…

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Marin nearing ‘best form’ as last 8 beckons

Reigning champion Carolina Marin issued a warning to her rivals by insisting she is close to her best form after qualifying for the YONEX All England quarter finals.

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Indonesia vow to win YONEX All England titles

Indonesia has vowed to win titles at the upcoming All England Open Badminton Championships after confirming the 28 players who will play under the nation’s flag in Birmingham.

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Gillian Gilks MBE – A Triple Champion

As we draw nearer to the 2016 YONEX All England Open Badminton Championships, we take a look back at a stunning achievement from the history books.

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40th anniversary of Rudy Hartono’s record at All England

As we move closer to the 2016 YONEX All England, we take a look back at one of the truly great All England men’s singles champions.

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Home favourite Jorgensen vying for top spot

Home favourite and world number two, Jan O Jorgensen, will be vying for the top spot on the podium as he competes at the Yonex Denmark Open this week.

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A delve into the history books: Kitty Godfree

We delve into the history books as we discover more about Kitty Godfree – one of the most remarkable sportswomen of the past.

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Stars begin their World Championship challenge

Olympic champion Lin Dan began his quest for his sixth world title in comfortable fashion on Tuesday at the BWF World Championships.

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Golden success for All England champions

YONEX All England champions, Mathias Boe and Carsten Mogensen, claim European Games gold medal in Baku.

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Marin sets world rankings marker for Europe

Spain’s Carolina Marin has climbed to the top of the world rankings for the first time.

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LIVE STREAM – Indonesia Open 2015 – SF Matches

Watch live action from the official BWF stream from The Indonesia Open 2015 – Semi Finals.

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LIVE REPORTING – FINALS DAY

Join us for updates, images and reaction LIVE from the YONEX All England Open Badminton Championships at the Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham. Follow @YonexAllEngland       Tweet…

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VIDEO ON DEMAND – QUARTER FINALS

Watch a full re-run of 5 Quarter Finals from yesterday’s draw at the YONEX All England Open Badminton Championships, from the Barclaycard Arena in Birmingham. Video…

Our top 6 pick of the Quarter Final line-ups

With the 2015 YONEX All England Open Badminton Championships getting towards the all important latter stages, we take a look at the Quarter Final line-ups and…

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LIVE REPORTING – THURSDAY

Join us for updates, images and reaction LIVE from the YONEX All England Open Badminton Championships at the Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham. Follow @YonexAllEngland       Tweet…

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Perfect All England preparation sets Natsir up for four

Liliyana Natsir is aiming for a fourth consecutive Mixed Doubles title at the Yonex All England Open Badminton Championships this week after “a perfect preparation”. The…

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Frost to revive Malaysian badminton

YONEX All England legend Morten Frost has been named as the national technical director for the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM), and will join them in March.

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Chong Wei’s seven-year hitch

Lee Chong Wei’s quest for the world title ended in another shattering disappointment in Copenhagen yesterday at the seventh attempt.

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Europeans wilt in the heat of battle

Europe’s challenge at the Li-Ning BWF World Championships was dwindling fast as the tournament heads into the quarter-final stages in Copenhagen today. In the singles, unseeded…

World Championships 2014

Lin Dan returns to winning ways

He’s back! Five-times Yonex All England Open champion Lin Dan has won his first Superseries title since his 2012 triumph in Birmingham. The 30-year-old Chinese former…

Australian Open 2014

Wow factor awaits All England fans at NIA

Regulars at the Yonex All England Open Championships are in for a treat when they return to the National Indoor Arena (NIA) in Birmingham in March for the 2015 edition of the oldest Open tournament in world badminton.

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Japan crowned Thomas Cup champions as Malaysia’s wait continues

Japan won the Thomas Cup for the first time after a gripping 3-2 win over Malaysia in the final out in New Delhi and end China’s…

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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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Mixed fortunes for All England stars at Asian Championships

Five-time All England champion Lin Dan took top honours at the 2014 Asian Badminton Championships but reigning women’s singles champion Shixian Wang missed out in her…

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Five-time All England champion Lin Dan back to winning ways

Five-time All England champion Lin Dan is straight back to winning ways in his first appearance after an eight-month absence from international badminton. The Chinese superstar,…

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All England champion vows to continue competing until Rio 2016

Three time All England Open champion Lee Chong Wei has ruled out retirement and will continue to compete on the world badminton scene until the 2016…

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Singles superstars set up All England finals repeat in India

Fast forward 27 days for a repeat of All England finals.  The mens and womens singles draws at the Yonex Sunrise India Open Superseries have played…

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Natsir: Hat trick makes me hungry for more All England glory

Indonesia badminton star Liliyana Natsir is hungry for even more All England glory despite completing an unprecedented hat trick of wins. With her 2014 crown, Natsir,…

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Presidential pride and joy in All England champions

Indonesia’s All England Open title winning stars have been personally thanked by the Indonesian president for helping to bring the pride back to the badminton mad…

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Former champion thanks Indonesia duo for ‘bringing home’ the All England title

Two-time All England champion Candra Wijaya has led tributes to the title winning performances of Hendra Setiawan and Mohammad Ahsan after they ended Indonesia’s 11-year wait…

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“It felt like I was playing in Malaysia” says 2014 champion Chong Wei

2014 Yonex All England Open champion Lee Chong Wei has praised the support of the large, loud Malaysian contingent who cheered him on to victory and…

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All England legend set for new type of #allaction

As an All England legend, it seems only fitting that in the week of the 2014 Championships, two time champion Jung Jae Sung has become a…

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Chong Wei gives the green light to compete in Birmingham

Malaysia’s leading English language newspaper, The Star, are reporting that World no. 1 Lee Chong Wei is “all systems go” to compete at the Yonex All…

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Indonesians hungry for All England hat trick

Reigning Yonex All England Open mixed doubles champions, Tontowi Ahmad and Liliyana Natsir head to Birmingham wanting to make sure 3 is a magic number again…

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Coach warns top seed he won’t have it all his own Wei at the All England

The coach of two time All England champion Lee Chong Wei has warned the Malaysian top seed he won’t get an easy passage in his quest…

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The only successful defence

Tontowi Ahmad and Lilyana Natsir became the only players to make a successful defence of a title at an Yonex All England Open championships full of surprises…

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Lee Chong Wei beaten by a new rival

World number one Lee Chong Wei, who deferred retirement after his narrow Olympic defeat to make further attempts on the major titles, found himself brilliantly denied…

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Baun conjures magical finish to her career

Tine Baun became the oldest Yonex All England Open women’s singles winner of the  open era when she overcame the youngest singles finalist, Ratchanok Intanon, in…

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China springs a new surprise

China sprung yet another surprise when they won the men’s doubles title back with a brand new pair. This is the remarkable Liu Xiaolong and Qiu…

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Yu makes a happy return

Yu Yang must feel she made the right decision not to stick to her knee-jerk reaction of retirement after being disqualified from the London Olympics. She…

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Interview: Lee Chong Wei secures a Quarter Final place

We spoke to Lee Chong Wei as he came off court from defeating China’s Wang Zhengming 21-17, 21-19. Lee will be back tomorrow to play in…

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Tough day for home hopes on day of shocks at Yonex All England Open Championships

Chris Adcock and Gabby White suffered double disappointment at the end of day two at the Yonex All England Open Championships at the National Indoor Arena…

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“Lucky” Lee makes amazing escape

World number one Lee Chong Wei experienced one of the most nerve-jangling survivals of his career with a mixture of luck and skill which saved him…

All England 2013

EXCLUSIVE: Taufik Hidayat’s last Yonex All England Open

We say goodbye and thank you to a legend and a professional badminton player. He is runner up of the 1999 & 2000 Yonex All England…

All England 2013

Olympic champion falls at the first hurdle

Li Xuerui, the Olympic and All England champion, suffered one of the most extraordinary defeats in the history of the game when she was beaten in…

All England 2013

Lee Chong Wei moves into a new age

The World’s best and unluckiest player returns to the scene of some of his greatest triumphs at the All-England Open in Birmingham’s National Indoor Arena this…

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Chong Wei Focuses On the Yonex All England Title

Lee Chong Wei is in unstoppable form, as he emerges as the Malaysian Open 2013 Champion. The World Number 1 walked over hopeful 8th seed Sony…

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Start of a New Year, Start of The Super Series Premier Circuit

Start of a New Year, Start of The Super Series Premier Circuit and the Korean tournament is the first of the five Super Series Premier events on…

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Olympic 2012 Badminton Final Round 2?

The controversy surrounding badminton within the Olympics, only momentarily added a negative atmosphere around the sport. The ultimate sporting climax for a large percentage of the…

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Trial of line-call technology in badminton

The Badminton World Federation (BWF) made the announcement this week that they are willing to go ahead with the trial of line-call technology in badminton at…

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We’ll make the All England the Premier event

We’ll make the All England the Premier event, BADMINTON England today promised that the Yonex All England Open Championships 2013 will be bigger and better than…

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All England Playback

There are many memorable matches which take place year after year at the Yonex All England Open Badminton Championships, however there are only a few you…

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Yonex All England Open Badminton Championships: How did it all start?

The idea for the Yonex All England Open Badminton Championships was conceived one year before the first All England was ever held.  On 10 March 1898…

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Tine Baun to retire after Yonex All England Open 2013

Danish badminton fans are urged to turn out in great numbers at the 2013 Yonex All England Open Badminton Championships and salute the glittering career of…

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Beginners Guide to the Yonex All England Open Badminton Championships

Don’t know much about the world’s most prestigious badminton championships?  Then check out this beginners guide, which helps explain what the Yonex All England Open Badminton…

Yonex All England Open Badminton Championships: Beginners Guide

It’s launched…Yonex All England Open Badminton Championships 2013 Official Trailer

Embrace the explosive atmosphere and captivating play at the Yonex All England Open Badminton Championships and get a feeling for what it’s like to experience firsthand…

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Only 12 days remaining to get your early booking discount on tickets to the Yonex All England Open Badminton Championships 2013

Only 12 days remaining to get your early booking discount on tickets, to the Yonex All England Open Badminton Championships 2013. The year is flying by…

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A Badminton Wedding: Lin Dan is to celebrate his marriage to former badminton team mate Xie Xingfang at the end of September

  Olympic gold medallist and five time Yonex All England Open Badminton champion Lin Dan announced this week that he and former Chinese teammate Xie Xingfang’s…

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