BWF World Badminton Championships 2014 opening ceremony at Copenhagen City Hall which located at The City Hall Square in central Copenhagen, Denmark. Lee Chong Wei, Ratchanok Inthanon, Chen Long, Li Xuerui & Christinna Pedersen are among the top players who attended the opening ceremony.
Two Danish badminton men's singles players Viktor Axelsen & Jan O Jergensen are officially joining team Yonex. In a press conference recently, Viktor Axelsen & Jan O Jergensen explaining why they joined team Yonex. Both of them are having confidence & deep trust with the brand. Legendary shuttler Peter Gade also attended the press conference to welcome the two players. Before joined Yonex., Jan O Jergensen was sponsored by Li Ning while Viktor Axelsen was sponsored by Adidas.
After being together for 2.5 years, All England mixed double champion Tontowi Ahmad & his girl friend Michelle Harminc finally got married on 2nd August at Pondok Kelapa, East Jakarta Indonesia However Tontowi Ahmad need to postpone his honeymoon as he have to prepare for Asian Games.
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Two times Olympic champion Lin Dan was invited to join the torch relay for Nanjing Youth Olympic Games. The 2nd Summer Youth Olympic Games will be held in Nanjing from 16 to 28 August. Lin Dan told the press that he felt very happy and excited as this is the first time he participated in such torch relay.
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Tan Wee Kiong and Hoon Thien How attended the BWF world Championship 2014 Draw Ceremony which held in Kuala Lumpur recently. Also present at the draw were Malaysian Men’s Doubles coach Pang Cheah Chang. Tan Wee Kiong and Hoon Thien How are seeded no. 7 and have a bye in the opener and meet either Lukasz Moren & Wojciech Szkudlarczyk of Poland or Matijs Dierickx & Freek Golinski from Belgium in the second round. In the absence of five-time champion Lin Dan of China, Lee Chong Wei is looking good to win his first maiden world title. This year world Championship will held in Copenhagen Denmark from 25 to 31 August.
England top mixed double pair Chris Adock and Gabrielle White are officially Mr & Mrs Adcock after they were on 20 Spetember 2013. Chris Adcock and Gabrielle Adcock know each other since teenagers when they are still a junior players in national team.
Congratulation to Malaysia badminton team for winning 3 gold medal at the recent Glasgow Commonwealth Games and became the overall champion in badminton event. Without strong opponent like Korea and China, Malaysia was able to defend their mixed team gold medal in the absent of world no. 1 Lee Chong Wei. After Thomas cup in May, Tan Wee King & Goh V Shem continue their good run when they helping Malaysia to retain the gold medal in men's doubles event. Malaysia also regain women's doubles gold through Woon Khe Wei and Vivian Hoo Kah Mun. However Malaysia lost their men's singles and mixed doubles gold to India and England respectively.