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BWF DD WSSF 2014 – Day 1 Session 2: Two Indonesian Pairs Out

BWF DD WSSF 2014 – Day 1 Session 2: Two Indonesian Pairs Out

Indonesia suffered two bitter blows as Greysia Polii/Nitya Krishinda Maheswari and Mohammad Ahsan/Hendra Setiawan exited the BWF Destination Dubai World Superseries Finals.

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BWF DD WSSF 2014 - Day 1 Session 1: Vittinghus Shock for Son

BWF DD WSSF 2014 - Day 1 Session 1: Vittinghus Shock for Son

An unlikely result featured in the opening session of the long-awaited BWF Destination Dubai World Superseries Finals, which began at the Hamdan Sports Complex this morning.

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Chance for Underdogs to Strike Big

Chance for Underdogs to Strike Big

Could the unique setting of the BWF Destination Dubai World Superseries Finals prove lucky for those who missed the major titles this year?

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Chen, Zhao Honoured for Stellar 2014

Chen, Zhao Honoured for Stellar 2014

Chen Long, Zhao Yunlei and Akane Yamaguchi walked away with the Player of the Year awards at the Players’ Reception and Gala Dinner in Dubai last night.

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Draw Sets Dubai Blockbusters

Draw Sets Dubai Blockbusters

The first BWF Destination Dubai World Superseries Finals promises to be an explosive battle royal from day one. 

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Dubai Salute for Best of 2014

Dubai Salute for Best of 2014

The Badminton World Federation will honour its top players for 2014 when festivities for the BWF Destination Dubai World Superseries Finals hit high gear on Monday evening.

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Top Guns Dubai-Bound; Xuerui Out

Top Guns Dubai-Bound; Xuerui Out

The BWF Destination Dubai World Superseries Finals will boast one of the strongest fields for badminton’s year-end showpiece.

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2014 Macau Open Badminton Grand Prix Gold – Review: Xue Song, Sindhu Victorious

2014 Macau Open Badminton Grand Prix Gold – Review: Xue Song, Sindhu Victorious

Xue Song won his second title of the year and PV Sindhu her first as the 2014 Macau Open Badminton Grand Prix Gold concluded yesterday. 

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More Testing of 5x11 Scoring Option

More Testing of 5x11 Scoring Option

The Badminton World Federation will continue testing variations of the 5x11 scoring system to further explore the possibility of optimizing the scoring format in the future.

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World Beaters Qualify for ‘Destination Dubai’ Finale

World Beaters Qualify for ‘Destination Dubai’ Finale

A star-studded who’s who of world badminton has qualified for next month’s BWF Destination Dubai World Superseries Finals in the Middle East metropolis.

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BWF and IOC Fight Corruption with IBIS

BWF and IOC Fight Corruption with IBIS

The Badminton World Federation has reaffirmed its commitment to fighting illegal betting, match fixing and corruption in sport by signing up to the International Olympic Committee’s Integrity Betting Intelligence System (IBIS).

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MetLife Uses Badminton to Teach Life Skills

MetLife Uses Badminton to Teach Life Skills

Badminton became a teaching tool last week as MetLife launched the “MetLife Badminton – Youth Development Program” in Hong Kong.

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Yonex-Sunrise Hong Kong Open 2014 – Day 6: Son Wan Ho, Tai Tzu Ying Triumph

Yonex-Sunrise Hong Kong Open 2014 – Day 6: Son Wan Ho, Tai Tzu Ying Triumph

Son Wan Ho and Tai Tzu Ying emerged singles champions while Zhao Yunlei picked up a double on the final day of the Yonex-Sunrise Hong Kong Open today.

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Yonex-Sunrise Hong Kong Open 2014 – Day 5: Crafty Tai Befuddles Liu

Yonex-Sunrise Hong Kong Open 2014 – Day 5: Crafty Tai Befuddles Liu

Tai Tzu Ying’s artistry lit up semi-finals day at the Yonex-Sunrise Hong Kong Open, with the Chinese Taipei player dismantling Liu Xin’s challenge today. 

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Yonex-Sunrise Hong Kong Open 2014 – Day 4: Okuhara Outguns Yamaguchi

Yonex-Sunrise Hong Kong Open 2014 – Day 4: Okuhara Outguns Yamaguchi

Nozomi Okuhara’s extraordinary run at the Yonex-Sunrise Hong Kong Open continued as she made the Women’s Singles semi-finals, with compatriot Akane Yamaguchi becoming her latest victim. 

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