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Chris Langridge of UK hopes for breakthrough at Glasgow 2014

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Published: 01 July 2014
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London: Chris Langridge says winning a medal at the Commonwealth Games in the face of fierce opposition would be a great achievement.Wish Chris Langridge good luck at the Commonwealth Games

The 29-year-old from Leatherhead will represent England in the team event, men's doubles and mixed doubles.
"Badminton almost has it tougher than some other sports as we have Malaysia, Singapore and India who are very good nations," he said.

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Malaysia's Thomas Cup coaches get RM 3200 each

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Published: 01 July 2014
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Kuala Lumpur: Two weeks ago, Malaysian Thomas Cup shuttlers were rewarded RM25,000 each by the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) but the coaches were left out. Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin (center with purple shirt), posing with the Thomas Cup shuttlers

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Night training sessions to grow young Malaysian players

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Published: 30 June 2014
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Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia's double coach Tan Kim Her would like to speed up ripening process for the young shuttlers and to prepare them for the 11 x 5 new scoring system through night training routines.Words of wisdom: Tan Kim Her (left) speaking to the Malaysian squad. He is in charge of grooming the younger doubles players for the future.

Tan Kim Her is currently coaching Low Juan Shen-Nelson Heg Wei Keat, Chua Khek Wei-Chan Ren Cong, Mohd Amzzar Zainuddin-Ng Di Hua, Tai An Khang-Woon Mun Chun, Ong Yew Sin-Darren Issac, and Yew Hong Kheng-Tan Wee Gieen. Nelson Heg Wei Keat and his former partner Teo Ee Yi won the 2011 BWF World Junior Championships, while Yew Hong Kheng and Ow Yao Han (currently in the senior team) captured the 2010 World Junior Championships.

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Saina Nehwal Breaks Chinese Super Series Monopoly

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Published: 30 June 2014
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Sydney: On Sunday, India's Saina Nehwal defeated Spain's Carolina Marin 21-18, 21-11 in 43 minutes to win the Australian Open. With the win, she became the first non-Chinese shuttler to win a women's singles Super Series title in 2014.

Australian Open was the eighth Super Series tournament this year. The previous seven have all been taken by the top Chinese shuttlers.Saina Nehwal with the Australian Open Super Series Title in Sydney on Sunday

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Improving Peng Soon-Pei Jing eyes a run at Commonwealth Games

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Published: 30 June 2014
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Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia's mixed doubles specialist Chan Peng Soon believed he and Pei Jing got a shot at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games which will be held from July 23-Aug 3. It's been a tough year for the duo, who has yet to win any international title since they started playing together.Hope Peng Soon and Pei Jing can outclass their opponents to win the Commonwealth title

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