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  • News | Olympic News

    Overcoming egos is key to partnership success

    The Indonesian badminton legend Liliyana Natsir, who won two Olympic medals and four world titles, explains why she and Tontowi Ahmad formed such an effective duo.
    07 Sep 2019 | Olympic News, Badminton, Indonesia
  • News | RIO 2016

    Rio 2016 - Day 12: Kaori Icho’s four out of four; Elaine Thompson is queen of the sprint

    Re-live Wednesday 17 August 2016 in Rio on Japanese wrestler Kaori Icho claimed a first for women: a fourth consecutive gold medal, remaining undefeated at the Olympic Games! Jamaica’s Elaine Thompson achieved the rare 100m/200m double in women’s athletics, and China won a new table tennis Grand Slam.
    17 Aug 2017 | RIO 2016, Olympic News
  • News | RIO 2016

    Rio 2016 podiums reflect badminton’s global appeal

    The Rio 2016 badminton competition produced medallists from ten countries, with four of the five newly crowned Olympic champions hailing from four different nations, a sign of the sport’s spread across the globe. Taking the respective honours in the men’s and women’s singles events were Carolina Marin of Spain and Chen Long of China.
    20 Sep 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Badminton
  • News | RIO 2016

    Mixed doubles joy for Indonesian pair in badminton

    Ahmad Tontowi and Liliyana Natsir secured Indonesia’s first gold of Rio 2016 on 17 August, beating Malaysia’s Chan Peng Soon and Goh Liu Ying in straight sets in the badminton mixed doubles final.
    17 Aug 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Badminton, Indonesia
  • News | London 2012

    Top seeds stroll to Doubles gold - London 2012 - Badminton

    China's Nan Zhang and Yunlei Zhao produced a stunning performance to claim gold in the Mixed Doubles Badminton at London 2012, while the women's and men's Singles semi-finals semis went with form.
    03 Aug 2012 | London 2012, Olympic News, Badminton
  • News | London 2012

    Lin through as China guarantees medals - London 2012 - Badminton

    Olympic and world champion Lin Dan held off a remarkable fightback by Japan's Sho Sasaki to move into the semi-finals of the Badminton men's Singles competition on a day that saw China guarantee more medals.
    03 Aug 2012 | London 2012, Olympic News, Badminton
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