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London Olympics: New format encouraged match-fixing in badminton says Ashwini Ponappa

Ace shuttler Ashwini Ponappa is still in disbelief over her early exit from the Olympics and criticised the new round-robin format which according to her encouraged "match-fixing" at the London Games

Saina rises to World No.4

India`s Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal has gained a place to fourth in the world badminton rankings.

Olympics 2012: Lok Sabha kudos to Olympic medalists

Lok Sabha today congratulated the Indian sportspersons who have won medals at the London Olympics

Olympics 2012: I would have felt incomplete without Saina`s medal: Gopichand

Describing Saina Nehwal as a `phenomenal`, her coach Pullela Gopichand today said if Saina had not won the Olympic medal, his life would have been incomplete

Olympics 2012 badminton: China sweeps men`s doubles titles

China completed an unprecedented clean sweep of the badminton gold medals Sunday, winning the Olympic men`s doubles final against Denmark in straight games.

Olympics badminton 2012: Lin Dan retains singles gold after fierce battle

Lin Dan of China retained his Olympic badminton title edging out Malaysia`s Lee Chong Wei in a repeat of their Beijing showdown here Sunday.

Olympics 2012 badminton: South Koreans take men`s doubles bronze

South Korea`s Lee Yong Dae and Chong Jae Sung won bronze in the men`s badminton doubles Sunday, beating Malaysia`s Tan Boon Heong and Koo Kien Keat at the London Games.

Olympics 2012: Chinese badminton head coach blames referee for player`s injury

Chinese badminton head coach Li Yongbo accused Danish referee Torsten Berg of causing injury to Wang Xin in the bronze medal match against India`s Saina Nehwal.

Super Saina shines in breakthrough Games for Indian badminton

A historic bronze medal for India in Olympic Games badminton was not something that many had bargained for when the Indian shutters’ began the competitions in the 30th edition of the mega event here

London Olympics 2012 Badminton: Saina creates history, wins first badminton bronze

Saina Nehwal on saturday created history by becoming the first Indian to win an Olympic Games bronze medal in badminton, though under fortuitous circumstances, as her world number two Chinese opponent retired from the play-off because of a knee injury

London Olympics badminton: China win women`s doubles gold

China won the badminton women`s doubles gold here at the Olympics Saturday, despite the country`s top seeds being thrown out for match-fixing, underlining their domination of the sport.

Olympics 2012 badminton: Li Xuerui beats No.1 Wang for gold

China`s Li Xuerui took gold in the women`s badminton singles Saturday, beating compatriot Wang Yihan in three games to continue her winning finals record against the World No.1.

London Olympics 2012: Haryana govt announces Rs 1 crore for Saina Nehwal

Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on saturday announced a cash award of Rs 1 crore to ace shuttler Saina Nehwal after she won a bronze medal at the London Olympics

London Olympics badminton: China`s mixed doubles duo wins first badminton gold

China`s mixed doubles players Zhang Nan and Zhao Yunlei beat their teammates Xu Chen and Ma Jin at the Wembley Arena

Olympics 2012: Chinese delegation back move to expel two badminton players

China`s Olympic delegation has backed the move to expel two of its badminton players from the London Olympics for trying to throw a match, saying their actions "hurt our hearts".

London Olympics badminton: China`s Yang quits badminton after being expelled

China`s Olympic badminton doubles champion Yu Yang has decided to quit the sport, hours after being disqualified from the Games here for "throwing a match".

Badminton incident not acceptable: IOC

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Wednesday said badminton players throwing matches at the London Olympics to secure a favourable fixture was "not acceptable".