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Scintillating Adcocks rock Rio gold medallists

England’s leading badminton pair, Chris and Gabby Adcock, surged into their second successive semi-final at the YONEX All England Open Badminton Championships today after a world class performance knocked out reigning Olympic champions Tontowi Ahmad and Liliyana Natsir from Indonesia. And the world number seven pair will be backed by a record crowd later today

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Loughborough Lightning Badminton miss out on Final after Derby defeat

Lougborough Lightning missed out on a place in the AJ Bell National Badminton League Championship Final for the first time in three year after defeat at the hands of Team Derby. Facing their East Midlands rivals on home turf at Loughborough University, the side in purple fielded a young, untested team due to a number

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Loughborough Lightning triumph at home against Bristol Jets

Loughborough Lightning Badminton kept their Championship Final hopes alive thanks to a thrilling 3-2 home victory against newcomers Bristol Jets. Victories for Chloe Birch and Henri Hurskainen left the match hanging in the balance at 2-2 going into the men’s doubles, however alumni Harley Towler and Peter Briggs ensured Loughborough got the result they needed.

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Sport England supports Badminton England’s grass-roots strategy

Badminton has received a welcome vote of support today as Sport England, the grassroots sports investment agency, showed confidence in Badminton England’s strategy to reinforce the grass-roots of the sport by awarding £7.25 million over the next four years. Badminton England has declared themselves ‘delighted’ with the Sport England funding award which is the largest

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