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Indonesian official not expect Taufik Hidayat to retain Olympic gold

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 31 July 2008
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BEIJING, July 31 (Xinhua) -- Though Indonesia has set gold medal target in its traditionally-strong badminton at the Beijing Olympics, the defending men's singles champion Taufik Hidayat is not expected to retain the title because of his physical condition.
 

Flu-hit Taufik Hikayat no impact on Indonesian Olympic badminton team

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 31 July 2008
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JAKARTA, July 31 (Xinhua) -- The unstable form of Athens Olympic champion Taufik Hikayat, who got a flu recently, would not affect the high-morale Indonesian Olympic badminton team to Beijing, Lius Pongoh, the team manager told Xinhua on Thursday.
 

South Korea expects high at Beijing Games

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 31 July 2008
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SEOUL, July 31 (Xinhua) -- South Korea expects to stand out as one of the Asian sports powerhouses at the Beijing Games opening next week, officials and experts predicted here on Thursday.
 

History shows China hopeful to dominate badminton at Beijing Olympic Games

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 31 July 2008
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BEIJING, July 31 (Xinhua) -- With 22 medals including eight golds, Chinese badminton players dominated the court since the sport entered the Olympiad at the 1992 Barcelona Games, and they are likely to maintain their dominance at the impending Beijing Games.
 

BWF introduces third-party linesmen for Beijing Olympics

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 29 July 2008
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BEIJING, July 25 (Xinhua) -- The Badminton World Federation (BWF) has decided to introduce third-party linesmen for the first time to judge at the Beijing Olympics, trying to avoid scuffles sparked by biased calls, an official told Xinhua here on Friday.
 
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