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Kento Momota eyeing return to the Tokyo Olympic in 2020

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Published: 29 May 2016
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Tokyo: Japan's badminton rising star who was removed from the Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings after he received an indefinite suspension from Nippon Badminton Association for gambling at illegal casinos in Japan, has gradually emerged from the worst crisis in his career to set sights on the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.Kento Momota throws out the ceremonial first pitch prior to a game between the Central League clubs Yomiuri Giants and Yakult Swallows at the Tokyo Dome in the capital's Bunkyo Ward on March 25, 2016. (photo: Getty)

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Lee Chong Wei: This might be my last Indonesia Open

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Published: 29 May 2016
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Jakarta: Malaysia's badminton maestro and the World No. 2 men's singles player Lee Chong Wei told reporter at a press conference in Jakarta that the 2016 BCA Indonesia Open Superseries Premier could be his last Indonesia Open competition before making a decision to retire from the sport.Lee Chong Wei attends the BCA Indonesia Open Superseries Premier press conference in Jakarta. (photo: AFP)

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Goh Jin Wei wins Celcom Axiata National Circuit First Leg

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Published: 28 May 2016
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Kuala Lumpur: 16-year-old Malaysian women's singles shuttler Goh Jin Wei barely broke a sweat as she was granted an easy victory at the Celcom Axiata National Circuit First Leg finals at Juara Stadium on Saturday.

The women's singles final between the top 2 women's shuttlers of Malaysia lasted only 5 minutes after Tee Jing Yi conceded a walkover when trailing 2-11 in the first set.Goh Jin Wei wins the Celcom Axiata National Circuit First Leg title. (photo: BAM)

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Why Carolina Marin is allowed to train with Indonesia national team

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Published: 28 May 2016
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Jakarta: Indonesian media has called into question the merits of allowing World No. 1 women's singles shuttler Carolina Marin from Spain and Kirsty Gilmour of Scotland to train with Indonesia's national badminton team.Carolina Marin is very well known in Indonesia. (photo: AFP)

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Carsten Mogensen: I am ready for Rio Olympics

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Published: 27 May 2016
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Copenhagen: Denmark's men's doubles badminton ace Carsten Mogensen who collapsed and had to undergo a brain surgery in Kazan, Russia during the European Team Championships in February to treat a ruptured aneurysm in his brain, has made strong recovery and ready to play again.

It was found out that Mogensen's live threatening injury was caused by a brain haemorrhage that may have exist in his cerebral aneurysms since his early childhood.Fans can't wait to see Carsten Mogensen play badminton again! (photo: AFP)

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