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Anup Sridhar's Triumph Over Pain (pic)

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 24 August 2007
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By Jaydip Sengupta, Staff Writer

If you saw the tall and elegant Anup Sridhar waltzing around the courts in Kuala Lumpur, you wouldn’t believe the biggest success story of this year’s Badminton World Championships was actually playing with a career-threatening foot injury.

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Big scalp: Sridhar celebrates his win against Hashim in the third round.

 

Rexy furious with mercenary attitude (pic)

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 22 August 2007
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IT’S a worrying trend when players play beyond themselves in tournaments carrying attractive prize money and yet go out with a whimper in events when the pride of the nation is at stake like the just ended World Championships.

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REXY MAINAKY, Malaysia's men's doubles coach
 

 

Kien Keat-Boon Heong lack stomach for big events (pic)

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 22 August 2007
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By : K.M. Boopathy

THE age-old adage ‘You can bring a horse to the water but you can’t force it to drink,’ aptly describes the national men’s doubles players who have proved yet again that their gutless showing in the World Championships had nothing to do with preparations but their lack of hunger to succeed in a major event.

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Choong Tan Fook (left) and Lee Wan Wah, who won the bronze medal, produced a superhuman effort to beat China’s world champions Fu Haifeng-Cai Yun to reach the semi-finals.

 
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All set to fly, Naresh’s dreams soar sky-high (pic)

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 22 August 2007
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HYDERABAD: Two years ago, a group of children from the Nandi Pipes Badminton Academy gaped at the aircraft touching down and taking off from Hyderabad’s Begumpet Airport. Most of them hadn’t seen jets from such close quarters.
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READY FOR THE CHALLENGE: Attla Naresh Kumar’s good show at the Krishna Khaitan meet helped him make the Indian sub-junior team.
 

India Open offers Chong Wei chance to bounce back

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 22 August 2007
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PETALING JAYA: National number one Lee Chong Wei gets the chance to make a quick rebound from a disastrous showing in the World Championships at the US$150,000 India Open, which will be played in Hyderabad from Sept 4-9. 

 

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