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Firstpost Spodcast Episode 179: Kolkata Knight Riders' win over Rajasthan, G Sathiyan qualifying for table tennis World Cup and more
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Firstpost Spodcast Episode 179: Kolkata Knight Riders' win over Rajasthan, G Sathiyan qualifying for table tennis World Cup and more

In this episode of Spodcast, Firstpost's daily news podcast, we discuss Kolkata Knight Riders' victory over Rajasthan Royals, G Sathiyan clinching table tennis World Cup spot and more.

Malaysia Open: Lin Dan clinches title with hard-fought win over Chen Long; Tai Tzu Ying storms past Akane Yamaguchi
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Malaysia Open: Lin Dan clinches title with hard-fought win over Chen Long; Tai Tzu Ying storms past Akane Yamaguchi

It was a game that saw Lin Dan up against an in-form Chen Long, who got breezed through the Open impressively in a series of straight matches

Malaysia Open 2019: Lin Dan heralds return with well-crafted victory over Chen Long; Tai Tzu Ying eases past Akane Yamaguchi
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Malaysia Open 2019: Lin Dan heralds return with well-crafted victory over Chen Long; Tai Tzu Ying eases past Akane Yamaguchi

Lin beat Tsuneyama at 21-10 in the decider of their extended quarter-final encounter; and allowed his 23-year-old compatriot, Shi Yuqi, only a dozen points in the third game of their semi-final bout

Malaysia Open 2019: Lin Dan beats compatriot Shi Yuqi to seal final berth; Tai Tzu Ying gets vengeance against Chen Yufei
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Malaysia Open 2019: Lin Dan beats compatriot Shi Yuqi to seal final berth; Tai Tzu Ying gets vengeance against Chen Yufei

Lin Dan's 21-19, 16-21, 21-12 win against Shi Yuqi was only his second triumph in seven meetings, and came after four successive losses, including three last year alone

Malaysia Open 2019: Lin Dan bests compatriot Shi Yuqi to enter final; Tai Tzu-ying, Akane Yamaguchi set up mouthwatering clash
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Malaysia Open 2019: Lin Dan bests compatriot Shi Yuqi to enter final; Tai Tzu-ying, Akane Yamaguchi set up mouthwatering clash

It is the second final that the Chinese shuttler Lin Dan has reached this year but the two-time Olympic gold medallist conceded it was tough to battle past Shi Yuqi

Malaysia Open 2019: Kidambi Srikanth falters against Chen Long to lose scrappy quarter-final clash; Lin Dan marches into semis
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Malaysia Open 2019: Kidambi Srikanth falters against Chen Long to lose scrappy quarter-final clash; Lin Dan marches into semis

Kidambi Srikanth was coasting along effortlessly en route to the opening stanza when his game inexplicably degenerated into a spate of errors.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Badminton qualification system unfair and puts strain on players, says Pullela Gopichand
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Badminton qualification system unfair and puts strain on players, says Pullela Gopichand

Indian national coach Pullela Gopichand believes that the Olympic qualification system in badminton is 'unfair' and putting a 'lot of strain' on the players.

India Open 2019: Journeyman Subhankar Dey revels in giant-killing act after ousting Tommy Sugiarto
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India Open 2019: Journeyman Subhankar Dey revels in giant-killing act after ousting Tommy Sugiarto

Having lost the first game 14-21 to Indonesia's World No 9 Tommy Sugiarto, Dey rallied to take the second game from 12-19 down.

All England Championships 2019: Six-time winner Lin Dan suffers shock defeat to Kanta Tsuneyama; Chen Long ousted
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All England Championships 2019: Six-time winner Lin Dan suffers shock defeat to Kanta Tsuneyama; Chen Long ousted

Chinese badminton superstar Lin Dan crashed out of the All England Open in the first round, losing to Japan's Kanta Tsuneyama.

All England Championships 2019: From Judy Devlin's exploits to Lin Dan's supremacy, legends who dominated tournament
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All England Championships 2019: From Judy Devlin's exploits to Lin Dan's supremacy, legends who dominated tournament

Judy Devlin’s awesome record becomes even more daunting when it is ascertained that she won seven All England women’s doubles titles from 11 entries into the finals between 1954 and 1967.

Rising Singapore shuttler Loh Kean Yew targets 2020 Tokyo Olympics after beating Lin Dan to clinch Thailand Masters
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Rising Singapore shuttler Loh Kean Yew targets 2020 Tokyo Olympics after beating Lin Dan to clinch Thailand Masters

Rising Singapore badminton star Loh Kean Yew has his sights set on a place at the Tokyo Olympics after a stunning victory against Chinese great Lin Dan in Thailand.

Lee Chong Wei will not force early return to badminton after receiving treatment for nose cancer
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Lee Chong Wei will not force early return to badminton after receiving treatment for nose cancer

Malaysian badminton great Lee Chong Wei is to seek the all-clear from his doctors in Taiwan after his treatment for nose cancer, and probably won't be back on the courts until next month, reports said Monday.

From 'Super Dan' to 'First-Round Lin': Ageing Chinese star's Tokyo Olympics appearance at risk after dismal run of form
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From 'Super Dan' to 'First-Round Lin': Ageing Chinese star's Tokyo Olympics appearance at risk after dismal run of form

Widely known as Super Dan during his pomp, 35-year-old Lin Dan last week suffered his ninth first-round defeat in 19 tournaments this year, underlining his steep decline.

Hong Kong Open 2018: Son Wan Ho battles past top seed Kento Momota to enter first World Tour men's singles final
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Hong Kong Open 2018: Son Wan Ho battles past top seed Kento Momota to enter first World Tour men's singles final

Top-ranked Kento Momota was sent packing from the Hong Kong Open Saturday after a stunning semi-final loss to South Korean Son Wan Ho

Hong Kong Open: Top-seed Kento Momota survives early scare against Jonatan Cristie to reach semi-final
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Hong Kong Open: Top-seed Kento Momota survives early scare against Jonatan Cristie to reach semi-final

The top seed Kento Momota was dominating the match by the time the second game was over, and he wrapped up the decider in 15 minutes, to enter the semi-finals.

Fuzhou China Open: World No 1 Kento Momota battles past Chou Tien Chen in three games to win men's singles title
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Fuzhou China Open: World No 1 Kento Momota battles past Chou Tien Chen in three games to win men's singles title

World champion Kento Momota won badminton's Fuzhou China Open on Sunday to add another title to his already spectacular season.

Fuzhou China Open: India's PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth register contrasting victories to enter quarter-finals
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Fuzhou China Open: India's PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth register contrasting victories to enter quarter-finals

Former champions PV Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth recorded contrasting victories to advance to the quarter-finals of the China Open World Tour Super 750 on Thursday.

From fighting depression in Denmark to beating idol Lin Dan, India's Subhankar Dey opens up on remarkable journey
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From fighting depression in Denmark to beating idol Lin Dan, India's Subhankar Dey opens up on remarkable journey

Subhankar spoke to Firstpost as the 25-year-old shares the best week of his life and his unusual journey...

Fuzhou China Open: Kidambi Srikanth, PV Sindhu handed good draws; Saina Nehwal, B Sai Praneeth withdraw
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Fuzhou China Open: Kidambi Srikanth, PV Sindhu handed good draws; Saina Nehwal, B Sai Praneeth withdraw

Kidambi Srikanth, P V Sindhu get good draws, but Saina, Sai Praneeth withdraw from Fuzhou China Open

SaarLorLux Open: India's Subhankar Dey thwarts Toby Penty to enter semi-finals; Parupalli Kashyap ousted
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SaarLorLux Open: India's Subhankar Dey thwarts Toby Penty to enter semi-finals; Parupalli Kashyap ousted

India's Subhankar Dey entered the semi-final while senior pro Parupalli Kashyap lost his last-eight encounter at the SaarLorLux Open Badminton Championship