BADMINTON RUMORS & GOSSIP

5-time champion Dan, rival Lee make it easily to 2nd round

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) Five-time champion Lin Dan of China and his Malaysian arch rival Lee Chong Wei eased their way to the second round of the badminton world championships following straight-sets victories on Tuesday. The fifth-seeded Dan overpowered Sattawat Pongnairat of the United States 21-8, 21-11 while unseeded Lee outclassed Lithuanian Kestutis Navickas 21-9, 21-13. Both...
Via Associated Press
August 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Dan Lin of 'The Lego Movie' Takes on Lottery Flick

High-profile filmmaker Dan Lin of The Lego Movie franchise is producing a picture for Disney that centers on a woman with a history of bad luck of epic proportions. Everyone
Via Stack
June 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Former No 1 Lee Chong Wei given backdated, 8-month ban

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) Former No. 1-ranked Lee Chong Wei has received a backdated eight-month ban for a doping violation uncovered in test at the badminton world championships last August, meaning he can return to competition on Friday. The Badminton World Federation announced the sanction Monday. Lee tested positive for Dexamethasone, a specified substance prohibited ''in...
Via Associated Press
April 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Malaysian sports official confirms badminton World No. 1 Lee Chong Wei has failed doping test

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) Malaysian sports official confirms badminton World No. 1 Lee Chong Wei has failed doping test.
Via Associated Press
November 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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