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Daren Liew becomes Thomas Cup captain

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Published: 05 May 2014
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Selangor: Malaysia's Thomas Cup members have selected Daren Liew as their team captain. The team consists of Chong Wei Feng, Goh Soon Huat, Hoon Thien How-Tan Wee Kiong, Lim Khim Wah-Goh V Shem, 05-5-2014-badminton-news-daren-liewTan Boon Heong and Chan Peng Soon hoped this would be a major morale boost to Daren ahead of Thomas Cup Finals which will be held in New Delhi from May 18-25 .

Although Daren was surprised by the team's decision, the 27-year-old Daren vowed play his best as team captain and the third singles.

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Hui Lin-Hui Ern's Uber Cup hopes dashed

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Published: 04 May 2014
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The world No. 27 pair, women's doubles Ng Hui Lin-Ng Hui Ern were disappointed when they learned they were not included in Malaysia's Uber Cup team.

Ng Hui Lin and Ng Hui Ern remain positive despite not playing in the Uber CupThe Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) picked world No. 23 Woon Khe Wei-Vivian Hoo, world No. 30 Amelia Anscelly-Soong Fie Cho and Lee world No. 44 Meng Yean-Lim Yin Loo as women's doubles players in the Uber Cup Finals.

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India ready for Thomas and Uber cup

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Published: 04 May 2014
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Indian's Thomas Cup and Uber Cup badminton team will undergo a boot camp at the Siri Fort Sports Complex starting May 7 under the guidance of chief national coach Pullela Gopichand. A 30-member core team will prepare for Saina Nehwal (left), and Gopichand (center) and P Kashyap will form a solid Uber-Thomas Cup team.the upcoming team championships, out of which 10 men and 10 women shuttlers will be selected to play for India later in the week.

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Gu Juan quits Singapore's women’s team

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Published: 04 May 2014
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Singapore: Singapore's top female badminton player 23-year old Gu Juan has quit the Singapore national team. According to a statement from the Singapore Badminton Association (SBA), the world No. 22 Gu Juan Gu Juan is the best female badminton player in Singaporesubmitted her resignation on April 30, she expressed a “desire to look after her aging parents and nagging injuries”.

She will not be representing Singapore in the upcoming Uber Cup finals in New Delhi from May 18 to 25.

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Indonesia introduces new faces to its Thomas-Uber Cup team

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Published: 03 May 2014
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The Indonesian Badminton Association (PBSI) has added 18 year old Ihsan Maulana Mustofa, who will turn 19 in November into the Thomas Cup team. Ihsan was the bronze medalist at the BWF World Junior Badminton Championships last yearShuttlers and coaches from Indonesia's Thomas Cup. PBSI believes Ihsan will be able to deliver a point for the team if necessary.

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