• Chris Langridge of UK hopes for breakthrough at Glasgow 2014

    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

    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.

  • European Team Championships: England lose to Denmark in final (pic)

    England collected the silver medal at the European Team Championships after a 3-1 final defeat by Denmark in Basel.

    Team captain Rajiv Ouseph gave England a solid start with a singles victory over Hans-Kristian Vittinghus.

    But Andy Ellis and Chris Adcock, and Chris Langridge and Peter Mills, lost their doubles encounters while Toby Penty lost the second singles match.Adcock and Ellis were unable to follow that up as they suffered a 21-17 19-21 21-14 defeat by Carsten Mogensen and Mathias Boe.

    "We were here to win, but also to measure our level, and I'm proud of the silver," said England coach Jakob Hoi.

    "Being in the final gave us the opportunity to compete against the best and that's what we are here for."

  • England defeat Germany to reach Euro Team final (pic)

    England's men beat Germany 3-1 to set up a meeting with Denmark in the final of the European Team Championships.

    Rajiv Ouseph won his singles match while doubles pairs Chris Adcock and Andy Ellis, and Chris Langridge and Peter Mills, were both victorious.England took command of the contest when Adcock and Ellis defeated Michael Fuchs and Johannes Schoettler 21-19 21-19 in the first doubles encounter.

    It means England will collect silver for the first time in the competition after taking bronze two years ago.

    Victory over the Danes on Sunday would also give England their first gold in a European team event since 1984.

  • V Shem-Khim Wah make it to Malaysian Open semis (pic)

    BUKIT JALIL: The onus was on Goh V Shem-Lim Khim Wah to step up and deliver and the pair responded with gusto as they charged into the semi-finals of the Maybank Malaysian Open.

    The sole Malaysian survivors of the men’s doubles event, V Shem-Khim Wah were in superb form on Friday as they smashed their way past England’s Chris Langridge-Peter Mills 21-16, 21-14 in the quarter-finals.Goh V Shem-Lim Khim Wah on their way to beating England’s Chris Langridge-Peter Mills 21-16, 21-14 in the quarter-finals of the Maybank Malaysian Open on Jan 17, 2014.

    It was just the kind of performance the pair, back together for a third time following several split-ups, needed.

    It bettered their quarter-final appearance at the Korean Open last week and it is their best showing at a Super Series event since making the semi-finals of the Malaysian Open last year.

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