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Glasgow 2014: Michelle Li, Parupalli Kashyap win gold

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Published: 03 August 2014
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Glasgow: Michelle Li became the first Canadian to win women's singles gold at the Commonwealth Games badminton on Sunday as she saw off the challenge of Scotland's Kirsty Gilmour and her passionate home following at the Emirates Arena.Canada's Michelle Li, gold medallist, is flanked by Scotland's Kirsty Gilmour, left, silver medallist, and India's PV Sindhu, right, bronze medallist, after the women's singles badminton final at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland on Sunday, August 3, 2014.

 

"This will mean a lot for Canada and it definitely means a lot to me. I'm really happy to have the opportunity to represent my country."

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Glasgow 2014: Double gold delight for Malaysia

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Published: 03 August 2014
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Glasgow: After winning the gold medal in badminton mixed team event last week, Malaysia received two more golds in both men and women's doubles badminton events on Sunday.Congratulations to Woon Khe Wei-Vivian Hoo

In women's doubles final, Woon Khe Wei-Vivian Hoo’s resilience and determination eventually paid off as they saved five game points when the defending champion Jwala Gutta-Ashwini Ponnappa was leading 20-16, and then 21-20 in the second set. The duo managed to come from behind to triumph 21-17, 23-21 in 41 minutes.

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Glasgow 2014 badminton finals results - 2 golds for Malaysia

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Published: 03 August 2014
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Men's Doubles
Gold and Silver Medal:
Goh V Shem-Tan Wee Kiong (Malaysia) defeated Danny Chrisnanta-Chayut Triyachart (Singapore) 21-12, 12-21, 21-15
Bronze Medal: Chris Langridge-Peter Mills (England) Tan Wee Kiong-Goh V Shem (yellow jacket) wins gold medal at Glasgow

 

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Glasgow 2014: Malaysia's "Doubles" shot at gold

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Published: 02 August 2014
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Glasgow: Despite the disappointments of missing out on the gold of men’s singles, women’s singles and mixed doubles, Malaysia still have two more chances to win gold - through men's doubles Goh V Shem-Tan Wee Kiong and women's doubles Woon Khe Wei-Vivian Hoo.

In the semi-finals, Goh V Shem-Tan Wee Kiong shook off a slow start to beat England’s Chris Adcock-Andrew Ellis of England 21-19, 21-19. The Malaysian pair has looked sloppy at times.Can Tan Wee Kiong-Goh V Shem (right) bring back the men's doubles gold medal?

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Glasgow 2014: Peng Soon-Pei Jing, Jing Yi falter in semis

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Published: 02 August 2014
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Glasgow: On Saturday, Malaysia’s Tee Jing Yi was defeated by Kirsty Gilmour of Scotland 13-21, 19-21 in the semi-finals at the Emirates Arena. Jing Yi inexplicably squandered a big 19-11 lead in the second game allowing Gilmour to come back to win game two.

"Kirsty came well prepared, I made some unnecessary mistakes in second set and just couldn't finish the game," said the disappointed Jing Yi. In last week's mixed team event, Jing Yi was able to down Gilmour in straight sets.Chan Peng Soon-Lai Pei Jing was defeated by Chris Langridge-Heather Olver of England in the mixed doubles semi-final

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