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Spain's Marin clinches spot in Thailand Open final

Bangkok - Spain's fifth seed and former world number one Carolina Marin breezed into the final of badminton's Thailand Open Saturday, beating South Korea's An Se-young 21-19, 21-15.

China Masters badminton postponed over virus outbreak

Bejing - China's virus outbreak has forced the country's first badminton tournament of the 2020 world tour season to be postponed, organisers said Saturday.

Badminton gets prize money boost as new tour unveiled

Kuala Lumpur - The Badminton World Federation (BWF) on Sunday announced a new tournament structure, with increased prize money, as it looks to raise the sport's profile and ramp up revenues.

Samba gets things swinging in Rio favela badminton school

Rio De Janeiro - A Rio favela teacher uses the rhythms of samba to teach 200 children badminton. If that sounds like an unlikely mix, get this: his son is representing Brazil in the Olympics.

Euro gold a stepping stone for Marin's Olympic dream

Madrid - Spain's two-time world champion badminton queen Carolina Marin is hoping to sweep aside the competition to retain her title at the 25th European championships in the La Roche-sur-Yon, western France, this week.

Malaysia's Lee wins third All England crown

Malaysia's Lee Chong Wei was at his sublime best as he claimed the All England Open title for a third time with a 21-13 21-18 win over Chen Long on Sunday.

South Korea's Lee banned for missing dope tests

South Korea's Olympic badminton gold medalist Lee Yong-dae has been hit with a one-year ban for missing doping tests, the Badminton World Federation (BWF) said on Tuesday.

Badminton pairs disqualified from Olympics after 'match-fixing'

London - Eight badminton players accused of deliberately losing their matches on Tuesday night have been expelled from the London Olympics. The women top-seeds were from China, South Korea and Indonesia and were thrown out for not using their "best effort" to win.

Olympians disqualified for 'not using best efforts'

London - The Badminton World Federation (BWF) has disqualified eight players for "not using best efforts to win" in yesterday's round robin stage of the Olympic badminton tournament.

Badminton officials halt new rule forcing women to wear skirts

Qingdao - In an attempt to make the game more "glamorous", the Badminton World Federation (BWF) was set to introduce a skirt-only rule for female athletes.

Badminton gets Serious, Tough Rally between Doubles Players

Doubles players have a long rally in Shuttlecock Badminton.

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Silver medallists Chen Xu and Jin Ma of China  gold medallists Nan Zhang and Yunlei Zhao of China an...
Silver medallists Chen Xu and Jin Ma of China, gold medallists Nan Zhang and Yunlei Zhao of China and Bronze medallists Joachim Fischer and Christinna Pedersen of Denmark in the Mixed Doubles Badminton medal ceremony on Day 7 of the London 2012 Olympic Games
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