Ones to Watch: YONEX Sunrise India Open Preview

The YONEX Sunrise India Open gets underway on Tuesday with a number of interesting match ups across the different competitions.

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Lin bounces back from All England defeat to take YONEX Swiss Open title

Six-time YONEX All England Open Badminton champion Lin Dan bounced back from a shock defeat to Shi Yuqi in this year’s semi-finals to gain revenge over his vanquisher at the YONEX Swiss Open.

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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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Lee Yong Dae looking to inspire as part of Legends’ Vision

Double YONEX All England champion had extra reason to celebrate the 2017 edition after being named as a member of the badminton Legends’ Vision

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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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Leverdez ready for Lee Chong Wei challenge as YONEX All England gets underway

Brice Leverdez may have eased through the qualifying rounds as the YONEX All England got underway on Tuesday, but a bigger challenge lies in wait for…

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All England 2017: A look at men’s singles

Less than two 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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Lee Chong Wei ‘fired up to bounce back’ in Birmingham

Just two and a half weeks after sustaining a freak injury in training, Lee Chong Wei remains hopeful of competing at the upcoming YONEX All England

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Leverdez in line for another shot at Lee Chong Wei

After his shock win at the YONEX Denmark Open, Brice Leverdez is in line for another shot at the world number one, Lee Chong Wei – this time in the first round of the YONEX All England.

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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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Lee Chong Wei and Lin Dan confirm 2017 All England entry

Fans delight after badminton legends Lee Chong Wei and Lin Dan confirm 2017 YONEX All England entry ahead of this March’ Championships in Birmingham.

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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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Malaysia’s badminton star Lee to be focus of new film biopic

From three-time Olympic silver medallist to the silver screen, Malaysia’s badminton superstar Lee Chong Wei will find himself under a different kind of spotlight as the…

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Lee Chong Wei and Viktor Axelsen looking for improved performances at YONEX French Open

Lee Chong Wei and Viktor Axelsen will look to bounce back from their YONEX Denmark Open disappointment at the YONEX French Open this week.

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Absence of Lin Dan and Chen Long won’t affect Lee Chong Wei’s desire to succeed

Lee Chong Wei insists he will not be taking his foot off the gas as he looks to retain his world number one status – despite…

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Five things we learnt from the YONEX Japan Open

From the party-spoiling performance of Pedersen and Rytter-Juhl to China’s new era, we take a look at five things we learnt from Japan this week. As the…

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Olympic champions among world’s best set to star at the YONEX Open Japan

The world’s best badminton stars will be back on the court at the YONEX Open Japan this week.

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No decision yet on Lin Dan retirement

Six-time YONEX All England champion Lin Dan has batted away suggestions of his imminent retirement from international badminton after insisting a decision has yet to be…

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Could Lee Chong Wei be back in Birmingham after quashing retirement rumours?

Three-time YONEX All England champion Lee Chong Wei has quashed rumours of an immediate retirement after Rio 2016 by confirming he intends to play on until the 2017 World Championships.

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Chong Wei: I have to accept that Chen Long played better

Good but not quite good enough for gold. That was the honest assessment of Malaysian superstar Lee Chong Wei after having to settle for Olympic silver…

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The Olympic final that broke Twitter: Mixed emotions as Chen Long takes gold and denies Lee Chong Wei

Chen Long’s victory in the men’s singles at Rio 2016 sparked a range of emotions. For every fan who was delighted Chen has claimed his maiden…

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Lee Chong Wei suffers third Olympic final heartbreak as Chen Long takes gold

Lee Chong Wei looks set to finish his career without the elusive gold medal he craves after Chen Long took the men’s singles Olympic title.

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Malaysia’s Lee Chong Wei beats Lin Dan to set up Rio 2016 final with Chen Long

Lee Chong Wei finally got the better of his long-term rival Lin Dan at an Olympic Games by booking his place in tomorrow’s final following an…

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Ahmad and Natsir secure Indonesia’s first gold of Rio 2016

Tontowi Ahmad and Liliyana Natsir create history as they become Indonesia’s first ever mixed doubles Olympic gold medalists

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Lee Chong Wei stays in the hunt for maiden Olympic title

Lee Chong Wei progressed into the last 16 of the men’s singles competition after beating Derek Wong 21-18 21-8 in his final pool match.

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Chong Wei in impressive form as Olympic badminton competition begins at Rio 2016

Some of the world’s biggest names were in action on Thursday as the badminton competition got underway at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

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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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Flashback to London 2012 as Rio draws ever closer

With a month to go until the start of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, we look back at the stars who took centre stage on court four years ago in London

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Chou Tien Chen brought to tears after dream Yonex Chinese Taipei Open win

Emotional Chou Tien Chen discusses his dream first Yonex Chinese Taipei Open title.

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Great Danes backed to cause a stir as Lin Dan goes in search of more gold

Viktor Axelsen and Jan O Jorgensen backed to cause likes of Lin Dan, Chen Long and Lee Chong Wei problems at Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

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Lee Chong Wei expects Lin Dan to pose the biggest threat at Rio 2016 Olympics

Malaysian star Lee Chong Wei believes China’s Lin Dan – not Chen Long – will be his biggest threat at the Rio 2016 Olympics this summer.

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Malaysia’s Lee Chong Wei underlines Rio form with Indonesian Open title

Five Asian countries swept the board at the Indonesian Open on Sunday, the penultimate event before the summer showdown at the Rio Olympics. Lee Chong Wei…

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What we have learned in April on the global badminton circuit

With Olympic qualifying almost complete, we look back at a key month in the sport ahead of the Continental Individual Championships.

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Lee Chong Wei lifts 11th Malaysian Open title as Asians dominate

Lee Chong Wei cast aside the disappointment of last month’s YONEX All England early exit by sweeping to the Malaysia Open title on Sunday. Chong Wei…

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Can Malaysia’s Lee Chong Wei make amends at India Open Superseries?

The first major Superseries event following the YONEX All England Championships begins this week, with the India Open marking the start of a three-week leg of…

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YONEX All England 2016: Malaysia’s Lee Chong Wei exits in shock upset

9 March 2016 Three-time champion and former world number one Lee Chong Wei was sensationally beaten in the first round of the YONEX All England Championships…

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Malaysia’s Lee Chong Wei recalls tears at missing 2002 YONEX All England

7 March, 2016 Lee Chong Wei, Malaysia’s number one player and three-time champion, has admitted that he broke down in tears the first time he was…

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Eurosport to show Yonex All England

Eurosport will show live and highlights coverage of the YONEX All England Open Badminton Championships 2016.

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YONEX All England Badminton 2016: Denmark out to stem China domination

Denmark’s top two players will aim to stem China’s men’s singles stars at the 2016 YONEX All England Championships after the draw was released for next month’s event at the Barclaycard Arena.

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Lee Chong Wei starts 2016 bid with Malaysian Masters tilt

Lee Chong Wei starts out on his road to Rio bid by leading home hopes in the Malaysia Masters next week. Ahead of the Malaysian’s bid…

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No stopping the Carolina Marin and Lee Chong Wei global show as BWF Supseries Finals loom

With the final Superseries event recently concluding ahead of December’s BWF Finals in Dubai, we take a look back at the movers and shakers in the…

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China Open Badminton 2015: Lee Chong Wei stuns Chen Long to sweep Superseries set

Malaysian Lee Chong Wei showed that he was back on track for the Rio Olympics as he beat two Chinese world champions to complete the full…

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Live streaming – Thaihot China Open (Finals)

Watch BWF live stream of the Thaihot China Open finals as the world’s best players compete for important Olympic qualification points – includes Chen Long v Lee Chong Wei.

Lee Chong Wei and Carolina Marin secure title success at French Open

Malaysian Lee Chong Wei scored his first French Open title for four years while Carolina Marin became the first European winner of the women’s singles in a decade on Sunday.

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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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Lee Chong Wei has hard task in Japan Open defence

Lee Chong Wei, the defending champion from Malaysia, will have to do it the hard way if he is to defend his men’s singles title for…

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World Badminton Championships 2015: seven things we learned in Indonesia

The recently-concluded Championships in Jakarta raised some intriguing questions as the countdown to the Rio 2016 Olympics loom.

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Saina regains top spot in battle for supremacy

India’s Saina Nehwal has returned to the top of the BWF world rankings this week despite losing the final of last weekend’s World Championships to the…

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LIVE STREAMING – BWF World Championships finals day

Watch an official BWF live streaming from Finals day of the BWF World Badminton Championships #WBC2015IndonesiaF – live from Jakarta. Action features Carolina Marin, Chen Long,…

World Badminton 2015: Chen Long sets up Lee Chong Wei showdown

The final day of the World Championships will be awash with YONEX All England champions at the Istora Stadium in Jakarta. China’s Chen Long and Spain’s…

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Jorgensen outclasses Lin Dan

Dane Jan O Jorgensen knocked Olympic champion Lin Dan out of the Total BWF World Championships at the quarter-final stages.

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Sindhu produces shock as quarter-final spots decided

India enjoyed some impressive performances on day four of the Total BWF World Championships.

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LIVE STREAMING – BWF World Championships badminton (Day4)

Official BWF live streaming feed of Day 4 at the TOTAL BWF World Championships 2015, live from Jakarta. #WBC2015IndonesiaDay4 Watch live action featuring world class badminton…

VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS! DAY 3 – TOTAL BWF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

Enjoy this official BWF highlights video for Day 3 of the TOTAL BWF World Championships 2015.

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Istora lights up on day three of BWF World Championships

The Istora saw more thrilling matches on day three of the Total BWF World Championships as the world’s best players continued their title challenges.

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WATCH LIVE STREAMING – DAY 3 TOTAL BWF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

Watch official LIVE STREAMING of 2015 BWF World Championships (Day 3) featuring Lee Chong Wei, Saina Nehwal, Kahyap Parupalli, Jan O Jorgesen, Ahsan & Setiawan

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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VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS! DAY 2 – TOTAL BWF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

Enjoy this official BWF highlights video for Day 2 of the TOTAL BWF World Championships 2015.   See the worlds best players live in Birmingham from…

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World Championships draw sets up great clashes

YONEX All England champion Chen Long has received a bye in the first round of the BWF World Championships and could face Lin Dan or Lee Chong Wei in the final.

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Watch the world’s best on the road to Rio

The world’s best players will return to the YONEX All England Open Badminton Championships in 2016 as the race to qualify for the Rio Olympics intensifies.

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Chong Wei keeps up winning ways

Former world number one, Lee Chong Wei, stormed to another title victory as he won the Yonex Canada Open.

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Lee Chong Wei wins first title on return to action

Three-time YONEX All England champion Lee Chong Wei won the Yonex US Open on Sunday to win his first title since returning from an eight-month ban.…

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YONEX US OPEN 2015 FINALS

Watch live stream of badminton finals at YONEX US Open 2015, featuring All England favourites Lee Chong Wei, Yu Yang, India mens doubles

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VIDEO ON DEMAND – Semi Finals: Yonex US Open Badminton 2015

Enjoy official BWF video on demand of five Semi Finals from Yonex US Open Badminton Championships – including action featuring Yonex All England Open fan favourites…

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Malaysia’s Lee Chong Wei strikes early in badminton comeback

Lee Chong Wei, Malaysia’s former world No 1, has revealed that he “thought of giving up the sport” during his ban for accidentally ingesting a banned anti-inflammatory.

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China’s Lin Dan: on path to sixth YONEX All England title?

Ahead of the 2015 YONEX All England Badminton Open Championships, we look back at Lin Dan’s record in Birmingham.

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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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Lin Dan retains Asian Games title in epic fashion

Lin Dan, China’s five-time winner of the YONEX All England Open Badminton Championships, showed why he remains one of the top attractions in world badminton when…

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YONEX All England champions ready for Asian Games tilt

Three of the men’s singles players who have dominated the YONEX All England Open Badminton Championships since 2009 will battle it out at the upcoming Asian…

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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…

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YONEX All England doubles stars suffer Worlds jinx

INDONESIA’S two pairs of reigning YONEX All England doubles champions have had their world title dreams shattered. The team’s injury jinx has struck again days before…

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Chong Wei wants elusive world title

Lee Chong Wei, the three-time YONEX All England men’s singles champion, will start his bid for an elusive first world title when he tackles the Li-Ning…

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Glasgow 2014 stars target Yonex All England

England’s Chris and Gabby Adcock will lead the golden challenge at the Yonex All England Open Championships in Birmingham’s National Indoor Arena in March. But the…

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World’s most prestigious badminton event returns to Birmingham in March – tickets on sale now!

All the world’s best players will descend upon the new-look National Indoor Arena (NIA) in Birmingham for badminton’s most prestigious event from 3-8 March, 2015. The…

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Golden Hattrick for Team Malaysia

Malaysia secured a third successive Commonwealth Games gold medal in the mixed teams badminton with a 3-1 win over England in Glasgow yesterday evening (Monday 28 July).

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Malaysia seeded top for Commonwealth Games mixed team event

Defending champions Malaysia are top seeds for the badminton mixed team event at the Commonwealth Games, with England ranked second and India seeded third for the…

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Games boost for Ouseph

Rajiv Ouseph’s Commonwealth Games medal hopes received an unexpected boost with the news that defending champion Lee Chong Wei has been ruled out of Glasgow 2014…

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All England champions named BWF Players of the Year

Reigning All England champion Lee Chong Wei joined 2012 winner Xuerui Li in being crowned 2013 Players of the Year at a BWF Awards Ceremony ahead…

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Yonex All England winners short-listed for BWF awards

Lee Chong Wei, the 2014 Yonex All England champion and favourite to retain his title at this summer’s Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, is bidding to pick…

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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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All England ‘dream comes true’ for former finalist’s son

The son of 1986 All England runner up Misbun Sidek made his own All England debut at the 2014 Championships and Misbun Ramdan Mohmed Misbun has…

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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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Presentations mark 20 years of Yonex All England Open Badminton Championships at NIA

Twenty years of the Yonex All England Open Badminton Championships were marked at the NIA (National Indoor Arena) in Birmingham last week, as BADMINTON England and…

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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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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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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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Incredible scenes as Lin Dan wins fifth world title

With Lin Dan winning his fifth world title this week in China, the excitement will now build around who will take the crown at the 2014 Yonex…

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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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Lee faces another Chinese in the final

Lee Chong Wei moved to within one step of winning back the All England title which helped make him a badminton superstar with an increasingly superb…

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Lee atonement carries him into semis

Lee Chong Wei moved to within two wins of regaining the men’s singles title at the Yonex All England Open , but was so disappointed with…

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Baun keeps on course for a big Yonex All England Open farewell

Tine Baun is the European standard bearer as the Yonex All England Open Championships enter the quarter-final stage at the National Indoor Arena in Birmingham tomorrow…

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Lee bounces back from his scare

World number one Lee Chong Wei bounced back from his first day scare to re-impose a challenge for the All England Open title and to confirm…

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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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