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Chong Wei, Mew Choo Reach Mini Olympics Badminton Finals

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Published: 30 July 2009
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 KUALA LUMPUR, July 29 -- National shuttlers Datuk Lee Chong Wei and Wong Mew Choo reached their respective men's and women's finals in the inaugural Mini Olympics badminton tournament at the Juara Stadium of the Bukit Kiara Sports Centre here Wednesday.

 
Their journeys to the finals were just walks in the park as they were against less prominent opponents in the quarter-final and semi-final matches.
 

Pawar keeps India in hunt in Auckland

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Published: 29 July 2009
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Anand Pawar was the lone Indian survivor in the singles event advancing to the quarterfinals, while nine doubles pairs entered the
pre-quarterfinals of the New Zealand Open Grand Prix badminton tournament in Auckland
on Wednesday.

Three women's doubles and as many mixed doubles and men's doubles pairs reached the pre-quarterfinals after winning their respective matches.

 

Li Ning To Open At Least 70 Badminton Supplies Stores In South Asia

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 29 July 2009
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Chinese sportswear giant Li Ning has started its comprehensive distribution network in South Asia with the opening of a flagship store in Ion Orchard, Singapore, and it plans to open up to 100 badminton supplies stores in this area before the end of 2009.

Yik Kay Chon, the chief financial officer of Li Ning, revealed that the company plans to open 70 to 100 outlets in South Asian countries, including Singapore, Malaysia, and Indonesia. Chon said the prevalence of sports activities in this area will bring huge development opportunities to Li Ning.

To support its expansion outside the Chinese market, Li Ning set up an office in Singapore in 2009 and this office is said to be Li Ning's first overseas branch.

Though affected by the global financial crisis, Li Ning maintained net profit growth of 52% year-on-year in 2008. Apart from the Asian market, Li Ning will also expand to Europe and the United States.

Prior to this, Li Ning announced plans to acquire the Fujian-based badminton equipment maker Kason for HKD187 million.

 
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Kiwis fall in first rounds of NZ Open (pic)

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 29 July 2009
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The Kiwi men didn't have a great start at the New Zealand Badminton Open yesterday with the depth of the tournament meaning a number of local players fell in early first-round matches.

Showing plenty of potential but a lack of patience, Bjorn Seguin (Waikato) lost to India's Aditya Elango in three games after winning the first set 21-19 at the North Shore Events Centre.

Praveen Tayalan from Counties Manukau may have made the final of the Australian under-19 tournament at the weekend, but had a straightforward loss to the more experienced Simon Maunoury of France while Australia's James Paybody defeated Kiwi Reon McFarlane and comrade Leck S Tham also went down in the first round.

 

Minh takes Thailand Grand Prix badminton competition

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Published: 28 July 2009
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VietNamNet Bridge – Top badminton player Nguyen Tien Minh won his first international title of the year, beating host rival Boonsak Ponsana 21-16, 21-13 in the men's singles final of the SCG Thailand Grand Prix Gold yesterday, July 26.

Minh, the tournament second seed, took only 37 minutes to beat the third seed Ponsana.Eyes on the birdie: Top badminton player Nguyen Tien Minh shows off the form that beat host rival Boonsak Ponsana 21-16, 21-13 to take the men's singles final in the SCG Thailand Grand Prix Gold on July 26.

Olympian Minh beat three Thai players and one South Korean to win his first title of the year after missing the Aviva Singapore Super Series, Drajum Indonesia Super Series and Bingo Bonanza Philippines Grand Prix Gold.

Minh also beat host rival Pakkawat Vilailak 21-18, 21-11 in the semi-final on Saturday and Thai Tanongsak Saensomboonsuk in the quarter-final on Friday.

 

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