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SHUTTLECOCKY

Thai badminton player attacks teammate

Everyone knows that badminton is a big time sport in Thailand —  but so is kickboxing. What happens when you combines the two — a shuttlecock fight. Birdies went flying everywhere after two Thailand Olympic players, who were partners on a London doubles team, got into a fight at the Canada Open at the Richmond Olympic Oval, according to Canadian and Thailand reports. ...
Via The Other Paper
July 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Lin wins gold in badminton singles

Lin Dan became the first man to retain the Olympic badminton singles title after winning a final that lived up to the hype. Lin, the most decorated male player ever, beat Malaysian rival Lee Chong Wei 15-21, 21-10, 21-19 Sunday. When Chong Wei's final shot landed long, Lin took off around Wembley Arena until he was tackled by his coaches. Chong Wei, who also lost in the Beijing...
Via AP on Fox
August 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Lin beats Chong Wei to Olympic badminton gold

Lin Dan became the first man to retain the Olympic badminton singles title after winning a final that lived up to the hype. Lin, the most decorated male player ever, beat Malaysian rival Lee Chong Wei 15-21, 21-10, 21-19 Sunday. When Chong Wei's final shot landed long, Lin took off around Wembley Arena until he was tackled by his coaches. Chong Wei, who also lost in the Beijing...
Via AP on Fox
August 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Badminton players expelled from Olympics

When you lose, you usually go home in sports. That is exactly what happened to badminton players at the Olympics from China, South Korea and Indonesia. But it wasn’t because they lost to better players, it was because they all threw their matches, and displayed a complete lack of effort. The Olympics are about fierce [...]
Via The Victory Formation
August 01, 2012  |  Discuss
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