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Lee Yong-dae leads Korea to win mixed team gold at Universiade

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Published: 08 July 2015
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Gwangju: South Korea won the mixed team gold medal in badminton at the Universiade on Wednesday.South Korean badminton players Lee Yong-dae (L) and Ko Sung-hyun celebrate their gold medal in the mixed team event with a victory over China at the Summer Universiade in Hwasun, South Jeolla Province, on July 8, 2015. (Yonhap)

 

Lee Chong Wei & Lin Dan to get on a reality TV show (videos)

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 08 July 2015
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Beijing: Can you imagine what it would be like to watch Lee Chong Wei and Lin Dan bring their heated rivalry from the badminton court into a reality TV show?Lee Chong Wei, Lin Dan and other celebrities that appear as contestants on the "Yes! Coach" reality TV show. (photo: HHW)

 
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Lee Chong Wei appreciates Wong Mew Choo's sacrifices

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Published: 07 July 2015
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Kuala Lumpur: Realizing Lee Chong Wei needed more ranking points in order to qualify for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, and knowing Lee Chong Wei would want to be at her side for the birth of their second child; To find common ground on the issue, Lee Chong Wei's wife, Wong Mew Choo has decided to give birth to their second child via C-section. This arrangement would allow Lee Chong Wei to participate in the Chinese Taipei Open that will be held from July 14, 2015 to July 19, 2015. Lee had previously planned to skip the Chinese Taipei open because they're expecting a baby boy somewhere between July 15 and July 17.Lee Chong Wei and Wong Mew Choo are a lovely couple. They were married on 9 November 2012, and had their first child, named Kingston in April 2013. (photo: Lee Chong Wei's FB)

 

Badminton Association of India hire Tan Kim Her as doubles coach

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 06 July 2015
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Mumbai: With a little more than a year left for the Rio Olympics, the Badminton Association of India's (BAI) demand to hire a specialist doubles coach has been granted by the India sports ministry.

Malaysian Tan Kim Her has been roped in by the BAI till the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and will be on a salary of between $7,500 and $8,000 per month, according to Indian media.Good luck to Tan Kim Her for his new ventures.

 

Koo Kien Keat & Tan Boon Heong expected to make jumps in BWF rankings

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Published: 06 July 2015
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Kuala Lumpur: After they knocked off second seeds Marcus Ellis/Chris Langridge of England en route to winning the ´White Nights 2015´ International Challenge men's doubles title on Sunday, Koo Kien Keat and Tan Boon Heong a.k.a the diamond pair from Malaysia are expected to move up 20 positions to hit approximately No.70 in this week's Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings.Koo Kien Keat (left) and Tan Boon Heong continue to shine in men's doubles badminton.

 

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