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Lee Chong Wei to miss Glasgow Commonwealth Games

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Published: 05 July 2014
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Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia's world number one badminton player Lee Chong Wei has been ruled out of this month's Commonwealth Games in Glasgow because of a thigh injury.Chong Wei, we would like to wish you a speedy recovery!

On Friday, Chong Wei announced that he would not seek his third men's singles gold medal at Glasgow Commonwealth Games from July 23-Aug 3 after aggravating his thigh injury during a training session and is currently receiving treatment at the National Sports Institute (NSI).

 

World of badminton awaits Lee Chong Wei - Lin Dan showdown in 2014

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Published: 04 July 2014
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Kuala Lumpur: The Lee Chong Wei vs Lin Dan rivalry has pushed the popularity of badminton to a whole new level. The world of badminton will forever remember the Lee Chong Wei and Lin Dan rivalry.Lee Chong Wei vs Lin Dan - The Battle for the Greatest of All Time in Badminton

Any great duel in sports will feature two opponents of contrasting styles and personalities. The same dynamic has made the Lee Chong Wei-Lin Dan rivalry in modern badminton a compelling one for viewers around the world. These two players have totally different personalities. Lee Chong Wei has a natural humble personality and attitude, while Lin Dan is known for his hot temper for allegedly trying to punch his opponent's coach in the face and throwing his shoes into the crowds.

 

Chong Wei Feng looking good for Commonwealth Games

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Published: 02 July 2014
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Kuala Lumpur: Chong Wei Feng is optimistic he can spring a surprise at the Commonwealth Games after being picked for the Malaysia squad. If everything goes as planned, he will face off against world number one Lee Chong Wei in the men's singles final. Malaysian Chong Wei Feng celebrates after winning againts Rumbaka Dionysius Hayom of Indonesia during the Thomas Cup in May.


"Chong Wei is looking for his third Commonwealth gold, and if I can reach the final, I'll be satisfied with a silver medal, because we are clearly in different level," said Wei Feng.

 

P.V. Sindhu wants to surpass Saina Nehwal

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Published: 02 July 2014
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New Delhi: Indian's number two women's singles P.V. Sindhu wanted to close the gap between her and the reigning Australian Open champion Saina Nehwal with a strong performance in upcoming Commonwealth Games.P.V Sindhu is playing at an exhibition game in Dubai

Saina Nehwal who won women's singles gold at the 2010 Commonwealth Games also won bronze medal in the 2012 Olympics.

 

Chris Langridge of UK hopes for breakthrough at Glasgow 2014

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 01 July 2014
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London: Chris Langridge says winning a medal at the Commonwealth Games in the face of fierce opposition would be a great achievement.Wish Chris Langridge good luck at the Commonwealth Games

The 29-year-old from Leatherhead will represent England in the team event, men's doubles and mixed doubles.
"Badminton almost has it tougher than some other sports as we have Malaysia, Singapore and India who are very good nations," he said.

 

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