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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Badminton qualification period for Games extended to 15 June
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Badminton qualification period for Games extended to 15 June

The development came after the BWF decided to postpone two tournaments in Malaysia and Singapore Open from their earlier scheduled dates.

Korea Open 2019: PV Sindhu resumes quest for season's first BWF World Tour title; Saina Nehwal seeks turnaround
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Korea Open 2019: PV Sindhu resumes quest for season's first BWF World Tour title; Saina Nehwal seeks turnaround

A win in the first round at Korea Open may hand Sindhu a chance to avenge her loss in China as she is likely to face Chochuwong again.

With prodigious natural talent, Lee Chong Wei dominated badminton circuit in a manner no one could
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With prodigious natural talent, Lee Chong Wei dominated badminton circuit in a manner no one could

Lee was very much his own man, and crystal-clear in his mind as to the style and quantum of training that suited him best.

Singapore Open 2019: Kento Momota rallies to down Anthony Sinisuka Ginting; Tai Tzu Ying breezes past Nozomi Okuhara
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Singapore Open 2019: Kento Momota rallies to down Anthony Sinisuka Ginting; Tai Tzu Ying breezes past Nozomi Okuhara

But while Momota had to dig really deep to settle Ginting’s aspirations, there were no such alarms for Chinese Taipei’s top seed and World No 1, Tai Tzu Ying

Singapore Open 2019: Kento Momota fights back from behind to win men's singles title; Tai Tzu Ying outfoxes Nozomi Okuhara
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Singapore Open 2019: Kento Momota fights back from behind to win men's singles title; Tai Tzu Ying outfoxes Nozomi Okuhara

Kento Momota struggled to contain his powerful Indonesian opponent, who was finding both corners of the court in the first half of the match. But the top seed dug deep to fight back from 16-11 behind in the second game to force a decider

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

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Tai Tzu Ying targets gold medal at Games and World Championships before retiring next year
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Tai Tzu Ying targets gold medal at Games and World Championships before retiring next year

Tai Tzu Ying will be just 26 in 2020, so why to retire at such a young age with so much potential?

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: 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.

Firstpost Spodcast Episode 178: Sunrisers Hyderabad's win over Delhi Capitals, Indian women's hockey team's victory and more
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Firstpost Spodcast Episode 178: Sunrisers Hyderabad's win over Delhi Capitals, Indian women's hockey team's victory and more

In this episode of Spodcast, Firstpost's daily news podcast, we discuss Kidambi Srikanth's entry into the quarter-finals of the Malaysian Open, Sunrisers Hyderabad's victory over Delhi Capitals in the ISL, Indian women's hockey team's victory over Malaysia and more.

LISTEN: Full script of Episode 178 of Spodcast where we discuss Sunrisers Hyderabad's win over Delhi Capitals, Indian women's hockey team's victory and more
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LISTEN: Full script of Episode 178 of Spodcast where we discuss Sunrisers Hyderabad's win over Delhi Capitals, Indian women's hockey team's victory and more

In this episode of Spodcast, Firstpost's daily news podcast, we discuss Kidambi Srikanth's entry into the quarter-finals of the Malaysian Open, Sunrisers Hyderabad's victory over Delhi Capitals in the ISL, Indian women's hockey team's victory over Malaysia and more.

Malaysia Open 2019: Kidambi Srikanth beats Khosit Phetpradab to reach quarter-finals; PV Sindhu eliminated in straight games
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Malaysia Open 2019: Kidambi Srikanth beats Khosit Phetpradab to reach quarter-finals; PV Sindhu eliminated in straight games

Eighth-seeded Srikanth, who had reached the finals of a BWF World Tour event after 17 months at the India Open last week, defeated Thailand's Khosit Phetpradab 21-11, 21-15

Lee Chong Wei's withdrawal from Malaysian Open puts Tokyo 2020 Olympics dream into jeopardy
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Lee Chong Wei's withdrawal from Malaysian Open puts Tokyo 2020 Olympics dream into jeopardy

Badminton great Lee Chong Wei has pulled out of next month's Malaysian Open, despite being given the all-clear after cancer, throwing his Tokyo 2020 Olympics dream into jeopardy.

Badminton legend Lee Chong Wei set to delay comeback from cancer for second time, likely to miss Malaysia Open
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Badminton legend Lee Chong Wei set to delay comeback from cancer for second time, likely to miss Malaysia Open

Lee Chong Wei is likely to miss the Malaysia Open and delay his comeback from nose cancer for a second time as the badminton great struggles to make a full recovery.

Lee Chong Wei to return to action on home soil at Malaysia Open in April after recovering from early-stage nose cancer
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Lee Chong Wei to return to action on home soil at Malaysia Open in April after recovering from early-stage nose cancer

Badminton great Lee Chong Wei aims to make his comeback in April at the Malaysia Open after a cancer battle, a month later than he originally hoped, an official confirmed Tuesday.

World Badminton Championships 2018: PV Sindhu beats Akane Yamaguchi to set up final clash with Carolina Marin
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World Badminton Championships 2018: PV Sindhu beats Akane Yamaguchi to set up final clash with Carolina Marin

World number three Sindhu, who had finished runners-up at the Glasgow edition last year after losing to another Japanese Nozomi Okuhara in an epic summit showdown, notched up a superb 21-16 24-22 win over world number two Yamaguchi in a 55-minute hard-fought match.

World Badminton Championships 2018: Kidambi Srikanth needs to solve Kento Momota riddle as maiden shot at glory beckons
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World Badminton Championships 2018: Kidambi Srikanth needs to solve Kento Momota riddle as maiden shot at glory beckons

Kidambi Srikanth has failed to repeat his 2017 form this year, and the absence of Lee Chong Wei might just give him the necessary push. He will, however, have to find a way to go past Kento Momota.

Malaysia Open 2018: Lee Chong Wei beats Kento Momota to clinch 12th title; Tai Tzu Ying wins women's singles final
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Malaysia Open 2018: Lee Chong Wei beats Kento Momota to clinch 12th title; Tai Tzu Ying wins women's singles final

Malaysian veteran Lee Chong Wei beat young Japanese shuttler Kento Momota 21-17, 23-21 on Sunday to grab the Malaysia Open title for a historic twelfth time.

Tai Tzu Ying interview : Defending Malaysia Open champion reveals a supreme confidence in her talent and abilities
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Tai Tzu Ying interview : Defending Malaysia Open champion reveals a supreme confidence in her talent and abilities

A dozen titles on the Superseries circuit, including five in 2017 alone, bear mute testimony to Tai Tzu Ying's hegemony on the international badminton circuit.

Malaysia Open 2018: Saina Nehwal's run in tournament ends after straight-game loss to Akane Yamaguchi
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Malaysia Open 2018: Saina Nehwal's run in tournament ends after straight-game loss to Akane Yamaguchi

Olympic medallist Saina Nehwal's run in the Malaysia Open ended with a straight-game loss to Japan's Akane Yamaguchi in the women's singles competition of the $700,000 world tour super 750 tournament in Kuala Lumpur on Thursday.