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Susi Susanti replaces Rexy Mainaky in PBSI

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Published: 06 December 2016
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Jakarta: The 1992 Barcelona Olympic women's singles gold medal winner Susi Susanti has been appointed to replace Rexy Mainaky as the Indonesian Badminton Association’s (PBSI) new high performance director for the period of 2016 until 2020.

Wiranto who was elected as the new president of PBSI at the end of October, has decided to revamp PBSI to restore Indonesian to their glory days in badminton by re-organizing PBSI.Susi Susanti and Alan Budi Kusuma are the most decorated badminton couple in the history of the sport.

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Lee Chong Wei, Goh/Tan are Finalists for 2016 BWF Player of the Year award

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Published: 06 December 2016
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Kuala Lumpur: The Badminton World Federation (BWF) has listed Malaysia's World No. 1 badminton superstar Lee Chong Wei and World No. 1 men's doubles pair Goh V Shem/Tan Wee Kiong as the finalists for Male Badminton Player of the Year award.Lee Chong Wei is a top candidate for 2016 Male Badminton Player of the Year award. (photo:AP)

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Playing badminton, tennis or squash could lower risk of heart disease

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Published: 05 December 2016
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Kuala Lumpur: A new study published by British Journal of Sports Medicine found out that the risk of death from any cause was 47% lower for those who played racket sports such as badminton, tennis, or squash; for swimming it was 28 per cent lower, for people who attend aerobics class regularly was 27 per cent lower while for cyclists it was 15 per cent lower.Lee Chong Wei plays badminton with big heart. Love that guy!

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Tan Boon Heong marries girlfriend in Qing Dynasty style ceremony

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Published: 05 December 2016
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Kuala Lumpur: Former World No. 1 and the 2007 All England men's doubles champion Tan Boon Heong has officially married his girlfriend of more than 10 years, Sherlyn Tan Yean Ling on Dec 3rd, 2016.Congratulations to Tan Boon Heong and Sherlyn Tan. (photo: Tan Boon Heong's Facebook)

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Lin Dan: Keep calm and be myself

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Published: 04 December 2016
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Beijing: The best badminton player of all time, Lin Dan a.k.a "Super Dan" who was caught having an extramarital affair with a "Super Hot" Chinese model called Zhao Yaqi, has sparked outrage across whole China and the badminton world especially after the scandal took place when his wife was pregnant.Lin Dan arrives at the China national physical fitness training center.

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