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  • Chen Jin and Chong Wei Li Move into the Semifinals | Video

    Chen Jin and Chong Wei Li Move into the Semifinals

    Chen Jin keeps his Olympic dream alive after defeating Hsieh Yu-Hsing in the quarterfinal match. Chen Jin of China achieves a 2-0 victory, winning 21-8 the first game and 21-14 the second one. In the second quarterfinal, Chong Wei Li of Malaysia moves into the semifinal, earning a 2-0 victory over Sony Dwi Kuncoro of Indonesia. Chong Wei Li takes the first game 21-9 and the second game 21-11. Badminton Singles Men's Quarterfinal - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics
  • Guatemala's parade during Beijing 2008 opening ceremony | Video

    Guatemala's parade during Beijing 2008 opening ceremony

    Badminton player Kevin Cordon leads Guatemala's Olympic athletes in the Parade of Nations during the Beijing 2008 Opening Ceremonies. Marching with pride the Guatemala athletes carry the Olympic hope of their nation. Guatemala - Parade of Nations - Opening Ceremony - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics
  • Malaysian Youth Olympic hopefuls spurred on by IOC President | Video

    Malaysian Youth Olympic hopefuls spurred on by IOC President

    A group of 20 young Malaysian badminton players with their sights set on the next Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in Buenos Aires in 2018 were given added motivation today to strive for success by a visit from IOC President Thomas Bach.
  • Fei Ge and Jun Gu Dominate Women's Doubles in 2 Olympics | Video

    Fei Ge and Jun Gu Dominate Women's Doubles in 2 Olympics

    At the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta, Fei Ge and Jun Gu dominate women's doubles, securing their first gold medal. Four years later in Sydney, China takes gold, silver and bronze, making a clean sweep of all the medals in women's doubles. Fei and Jun secure their place on the top step of the podium, defending their Olympic title. Ge Fei and Gu Jun (CHN) - Badminton Women's Doubles - Atlanta 1996, Sydney 2000
  • Seychelles' parade during Beijing 2008 opening ceremony | Video

    Seychelles' parade during Beijing 2008 opening ceremony

    Badminton player Georgie Cupidon leads Seychelles' Olympic athletes in the Parade of Nations during the Beijing 2008 Opening Ceremonies. Marching with pride the Seychelles athletes carry the Olympic hope of their nation. Seychelles - Parade of Nations - Opening Ceremony - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics
  • Lin Dan Becomes an Olympic Champion | Video

    Lin Dan Becomes an Olympic Champion

    Lin Dan of China makes Olympic history, becoming the first reigning world champion to be crowned Olympic champion in the men's singles. Lin Dan claims the gold medal after defeating Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia 21-12, 21-9. Lee Chong Wei settles for silver, earning his first Olympic medal. The bronze medal is received by Chinese Chen in an earlier match. Badminton Singles Men's Final - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - Lin Dan (CHN), Lee Chong Wei (MAS), Chen Jin (CHN)
  • Indonesia Achieves Gold in 3 Games | Video

    Indonesia Achieves Gold in 3 Games

    The number 1 seeds, Markis Kido and Hendra Setiawan of Indonesia, take on the chinese duo, Cai Yun and Fu Haifeng in the doubles gold medal match. China takes the first game, but it's the Indonesian pair who achieve Olympic victory, claiming the doubles gold medal in 3 games, 12-21, 21-11, 21-16. Badminton Doubles Men's Final - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - INA, CHN, KOR
  • Xie Xingfang and Zhang Ning to Play for Gold | Video

    Xie Xingfang and Zhang Ning to Play for Gold

    Chinese Xie Xingfang faces compatriot Lu Lan in the semifinal, cleaning the match 2 games to 1. Lu Lan claims the 1st game 21-7, but Xie takes the 2nd and 3rd game 21-10 and 21-12 respectively, securing a berth in the final. In the 2nd semifinal, defending Olympic champion Zhang Ning achieves a 2-0 victory over Maria Kristin Yulianti of Indonesia. Zhang Ning wins the 1st and 2nd game 21-15, securing a place in the gold medal match. Badminton Singles Women's Semifinal - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics
  • Chong Wei Lee and Lin Dan Make it to the Final | Video

    Chong Wei Lee and Lin Dan Make it to the Final

    Chong Wei Lee faces Lee Hyunil and wins the match 2-1. Lee Hyunil claims game number two 21-13, but Chong Wei Lee takes the first game 21-18 and game number three 21-13, securing a place in the gold medal match. Reigning world champion Lin Dan of China triumphs over his countryman Chen Jin, taking game numer one 21-12 and the second game 21-18. Chong Wei Lee and Lin Dan will remain on the collision course in men's badminton. Badminton Singles Men's Semifinal - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics
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