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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...

BADMINTON: Stunning win for Denmark’s Antonsen in Indonesia Masters

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One of the great things about sports is that nothing is guaranteed. So when no. 1-ranked Kento Momota of Japan faced no. 20 Anders...

BADMINTON Preview: Excellent field gathering for Indonesia Masters

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The BWF World Tour continues its travels through southeast Asia, this week landing in Jakarta (INA) for a Super 500-level tournament, the Daihatsu Indonesia...

BADMINTON: Olympic champions defeated in finals of Malaysia Masters

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China’s Long Chen and Spain’s Carolina Marin triumphed at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, but they were both on the losing end in...

BADMINTON Preview: Three Olympic champions in Malaysia Masters

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While the Malaysian Prime Minister reaffirms his country’s anti-Semitic stance in swimming, Kuala Lumpur is the site of the $350,000 Malaysia Masters BWF World...

BADMINTON: Shocking win for Kean Yew Loh over Olympic champ Lin in Thailand Masters

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True, China’s Dan Lin is not the same player he was when he won Olympic gold medals in the 2008 and 2012 Games. Now...

BADMINTON Preview: Thailand Masters starting in Bangkok

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The Princess Irivannavari Thailand Masters tournament, with $150,000 in prize money, is underway with the qualifying rounds in Bangkok, and a good field assembled...

BADMINTON: Three wins for China in World Tour Finals

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There’s no doubt that China is the world’s no. 1 power in badminton and they demonstrated it with three wins at the BWF World...

BADMINTON Preview: World Tour Finals ready in Guangzhou

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The biggest prize purse of the year – $1,500,000 – is at stake in the BWF World Tour Finals in Guangzhou (CHN). The top...

BADMINTON: Korea, Korea, Korea, Korea in Korea Masters

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The Korea Masters in Gwangju was just that: a master class from four Korean victors in the five competitions: Wan Ho Son in Men’s...

BADMINTON Preview: Son headlines Gwangju Korea Masters

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The BWF World Tour is in Korea this week for the Guangju Korea Masters, a Super 300 tournament with a $250,000 prize purse. Held since...

BADMINTON: Verma saves India’s pride with Singles win at Syed Modi

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With four finalists in five divisions, Sunday’s finals at the Syed Modi International Championships looked like a day to celebrate for host India, but...

BADMINTON Preview: World Tour lands in India!

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The Syed Modi International Championship – named in memory of the 1982 Commonwealth Games men’s singles champion – takes place this week in Lucknow...

BADMINTON: Japan has fine finalists, three wins in Hong Kong Open

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A powerful Japanese entry in the Hong Kong Open claimed half of the spots in the finals and came away with three wins in...

BADMINTON Preview: Four no. 1 players/teams in Hong Kong Open

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Most of the top-ranked players in the BWF World Rankings are getting going in the Yonex Sunrise Hong Kong Open at the Hong Kong...

BADMINTON: No. 1 Momota wins China Masters for win no. 4 this season

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Being ranked no. 1 in the world was a good indicator of success in the China Masters stop of the BWF World Tour, with...

BADMINTON Preview: Three Rio champs in Fuzhou China Open

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A strong field has assembled for the Fuzhou China Open, a tournament previously known as the China Masters. The top entries (and current world...

BADMINTON Preview: BWF World Tour heads to Asia, and Macau

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The first of three BWF World Tour events in “China” starts this week in Macau for the $150,000 Macau Open, to be followed by...

BADMINTON: Bad week to be no. 1 as three lose in French Open

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The Yonex French Open in Paris (FRA) was loaded with all five of the no. 1-ranked players or teams in the world. But only...

BADMINTON Preview: French Open showcases world nos. 1 vs. 2

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For the second week in a row, the top-two ranked players and teams in the world will face off, this time at the Stade...

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