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Thomas and Uber Cup: India still has a long way to go

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Published: 16 May 2014
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New Delhi: "India still has a long way to go before it overtakes China in women badminton. The gap between China and other countries remains significant," said China's badminton Chief coach Li Yongbo during a media conference on Friday.Li Yongbo is a controversial figures yet a successful badminton chief coach

Li stressed that he is not too concern about India even though the home team has several good shuttlers such as Saina Nehwal and P.V. Sindhu. He also praised countries such as India, Japan and Thailand for cultivating home-grown badminton talent.

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Thomas and Uber Cup: China is the clear favorite

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Published: 16 May 2014
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Thomas Cup and Uber Cup will tip off in New Delhi on Sunday, May 18, with China as the clear favorite among the contenders, but not without worries.The China Thomas and Uber Cup teams are leaving for India

While there is no shortage of badminton talent in the Uber Cup squad, China's Thomas Cup lineup is the weakest in a decade with the quality and depth of men's doubles remains worrisome.

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Organized crime extends its reach into badminton

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Published: 15 May 2014
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While the badminton community is in the midst of waiting for the start of Thomas Cup and Uber Cup in New Delhi, BadmintonPlanet.com has something else to spice you up.Illegal bettings, walkovers, and match throwings present an increasing threat to the credibility of badminton

A study of sports betting, corruption and match-fixing produced by the Qatar-based International Center for Sport Security and the Pantheon-Sorbonne University in Paris, estimates organized crime launders $140 billion (100 billion euros) each year by betting on sport events such as football (soccer), cricket, badminton and other sports.

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Uber Cup - Saina Nehwal is confident of making the semifinals

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Published: 15 May 2014
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India ace shuttler Saina Nehwal it is important for her to nail the first point in Uber Cup to get the team momentum going.Saina Nehwal and her teammates at the launch of the 2014 Uber Cup on Wednesday.

"First singles is critical in a team event. If I could score a point, it will build an early momentum and will definitely boost our team confidence ,” Saina said at the launch of the tournament.

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Thomas Cup: Denmark suffers huge setback as Mathias Boe pulls out

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Published: 15 May 2014
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Denmark had to deal with the devastating blow of losing Mathias Boe just few days before Thomas Cup.Mathias Boe will not play in Thomas Cup 2014 due to umbilical hernias

Mathias Boe, the experienced doubles shuttler, announced on his Facebook page on Tuesday that he had to undergo a surgery for umbilical hernia. Boe said that he felt pain earlier this week and found a small lump over his belly button. He hopes to get back in full practice within few weeks.

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