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Saina crashes out in quarters; Lin-LCW clash in final

Birmingham: Indian hope Saina Nehwal faltered in the quarterfinals of the All England Open badminton championships to a Japanese player who had to keep away thoughts of the devastating tsunami at home. The fifth-seeded Saina, who was expected to win at the event given the absence of some top Chinese players, lost 21-11, 22-20 to Japanese rival Eriko Hirose late on Friday. Continue reading

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Stars, past and present will dazzle at All England

March 8: A hundred years of the world’s greatest badminton tournament — no matter how much one associates history and tradition with the All England, it is still an incredible feeling. As the 100th version opens today, all those who are part of it — players, coaches, officials — will consider themselves lucky. Continue reading

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