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BADMINTON Preview: Top-ranked Matsumoto and Hagahara headline Crown Group Australian Open in Sydney

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The BWF World Tour has slowed down, with the Crown Group Australian Open in Sydney the only tourney scheduled for June. The fields are...

BADMINTON: China claims 11th Sudirman Cup title with 3-0 shutout of Japan

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There was every reason to expect Japan to give China a real challenge in the final of the 16th edition of the Sudirman Cup...

BADMINTON Preview: China looking to regain Sudirman Cup in Nanning

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Named in honor of Dick Sudirman, the founder of the Indonesian Badminton Association, the mixed-team championship of badminton will be played for the 16th...

BADMINTON: Stunning wins for Christie and An in New Zealand Open, but a bad...

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The long path to stardom always starts with surprise wins at smaller-scale tournaments, so did we see the start for two new stars in...

BADMINTON Preview: Japan has three top seeds in New Zealand Open

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After three straight major tournaments in Asia, the BWF World Tour heads south to Oceania for the New Zealand Open this week and the...

BADMINTON: Top-ranked Momota and Tai take Singapore Open titles

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Japan dominated the Singapore Open with four finalists and three winners, but the top-ranked Singles players in the world impressed with wins by Kento...

BADMINTON Preview: All five no. 1-ranked players and teams in Singapore Open

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The BWF World Tour’s Asian swing continues this week at the Singapore Indoor Stadium for the Singapore Open, held continuously since 1987. It has...

BADMINTON: Four golds for China and one for Taipei in Malaysia Open

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Depending on how you look at it., China won four or all five divisions at the Malaysia Open in Kuala Lumpur, including a remarkable...

BADMINTON Preview: Best in the world lined up for Malaysia Open

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An outstanding field has gathered for the Celcom Axiata Malaysia Open in Kuala Lumpur (MAS), with the top three in the BWF World Rankings...

BADMINTON: Axelsen and Intanon win again at India Open

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Danish star Viktor Axelsen is a commanding presence on the court at 6-4 (1.93 m) and was World Champion in 2017. But even the...

BADMINTON Preview: Six former champions headline India Open in New Delhi

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The 12th Yonex-Sunrise India Open is underway at the Siri For Indoor Stadium in New Delhi (IND), with five former champions among the entries....

BADMINTON: China sweeps singles titles at Yonex Swiss Open

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Despite the presence of two Olympic Champions in the field from China, it was Yuqi Shi who won the men’s Singles title at the...

BADMINTON Preview: Two Olympic champs in Yonex Swiss Open men’s Singles field

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After the thrill of the All-England Open, the BWF World Tour is a little calmer this week with a Level 300 Series tournament, the...

BADMINTON: Three wins for China and Momota makes history at the $1,000,000 All-England Open

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The big money – $1,000,000 in prize money – brought out all of the no. 1 -ranked players and teams in the world for...

BADMINTON Preview: Stars are out for the $1 million Yonex Al-england Open in Birmingham

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Nothing like a prize purse of $1 million to get players interested in a major tournament and most of the top stars in the...

BADMINTON: No. 1 Momota beats no. 11 Nishimoto in men’s German Open final

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Truth be told, some of the interest in the German Open in Muelheim is getting ready for the $1,000,000 Yonex All England Open Championships...

BADMINTON Preview: Japan seeded to sweep the German Open!

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The BWF World Tour is in Muelheim an der Ruhr (GER) for the $150,000 German Open, with an excellent field. The top seeds: ● Men’s...

BADMINTON: Denmark and Korea tops at Spain Masters in Barcelona

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The singles finals were all Denmark and Korean teams nearly swept the doubles matches in the finals of the Spain Masters tournament in Barcelona. Both...

BADMINTON Preview: Strong Danish team set for Spain Masters in Barcelona

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The BWF World Tour resumes in Barcelona (ESP) at the Vall d’Hebron Olympic Centre, well remembered from the 1992 Olympic Games, and headlined by...

SPEED READ: Headlines from The Sports Examiner for Monday, 28 January 2019

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Welcome to The Sports Examiner SPEED READ, a 100 mph (44.7 m/s) review of what happened over the last 72 hours in Olympic sport...

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