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Why Carolina Marin is allowed to train with Indonesia national team

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Published: 28 May 2016
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Jakarta: Indonesian media has called into question the merits of allowing World No. 1 women's singles shuttler Carolina Marin from Spain and Kirsty Gilmour of Scotland to train with Indonesia's national badminton team.Carolina Marin is very well known in Indonesia. (photo: AFP)

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Carsten Mogensen: I am ready for Rio Olympics

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Published: 27 May 2016
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Copenhagen: Denmark's men's doubles badminton ace Carsten Mogensen who collapsed and had to undergo a brain surgery in Kazan, Russia during the European Team Championships in February to treat a ruptured aneurysm in his brain, has made strong recovery and ready to play again.

It was found out that Mogensen's live threatening injury was caused by a brain haemorrhage that may have exist in his cerebral aneurysms since his early childhood.Fans can't wait to see Carsten Mogensen play badminton again! (photo: AFP)

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Li Xuerui, Wang Shixian & Wang Yihan's Olympic bid up in air

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Published: 26 May 2016
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By: Chan Kin-wa

Beijing: With at least five players who have made top 16, the China badminton team officials will finalise their two choices for the women’s singles on July 18

Top women’s badminton players from China, including defending singles champion Li Xuerui, will be forced to wait until the last moment before finding out whether they will go to the Rio Olympic Games.Wang Shixian, Li Xuerui, Wang Yihan (from left) are trying to squeeze into the 2 spots allocated for China in Olympics.

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Lee Chong Wei appointed Purple League ambassador

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Published: 26 May 2016
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Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia's badminton ace Datuk Lee Chong Wei has been appointed as an ambassador for the Purple League Badminton Tournament this season.Question & answer session with badminton legend Lee Chong Wei in Petaling Jaya. (photo: Bernama)

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PBSI turn focus to Olympics after Thomas-Uber disappointments

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Published: 25 May 2016
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Jakarta: After emerging as the runners-up in Thomas Cup Finals, and losing to Korea in the Uber Cup quarter-finals, the Indonesia Badminton Association (PBSI) said their men's and women's team have set their sights on the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.Indonesian players practice to prepare for next week's Indonesia open. (photo: PBSI)

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