Archive | May, 2010

Brands of Choice

In the Putra Stadium, the venue of Thomas&Uber Cups, the badminton fans did enjoy shopping as well.  Not only YONEX, co-sponsor of this event, but LI-NING (Team China’s sponsor), VICTOR (Team Korea’s sponsor) and FLEET set up their own booths トマス・ユーバー杯の会場となったマレーシアのプトラスタジアム。大会スポンサーの1つであるヨネックス(YONEX)に加えて、トマス杯を獲得した中国ナショナルチーム・スポンサーの李寧(LI-NING)、ユーバー杯で勝利した韓国ナショナルチーム・スポンサーのビクター(VICTOR)、フリート(FLEET)の合わせて4つのブランドが商品ブースを設置し、試合観戦の合間、来場したバドミントンファンを楽しませた

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Double Bronze to Japan

In this Thomas&Uber Cups, Team Japan, both men and women, won bronze medals. Men’s coach Keita MASUDA said he was satisfied with team’s overall performance and the result. Last time Japan grabbed medal of Thomas Cup was in 1979. On the other hand, after witnessing China’s loss, women’s coach Kanako YONEKURA said that she recognized […]

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Powerhouse in yellow grabs 4th title of Thomas Cup

Once again, Chinese almighty Lin Dan proved his greatness beating Taufik Hidayat of Indonesia quite easily (21-7,21-14) in Thomas Cup final on 16May. Beijing Olympics champion apparently outclassed in this particular event especially semi and final. And China’s 1st doubles (25-23,16-21,21-12) and 2nd singles (19-21,21-17,21-7)  followed respectively. In the end, the spectators in Kuala Lumpur […]

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GreatWall collapsed by Korean women

On 15 May, the day of Uber Cup final, Great Wall was finally collapsed by uprising Korean squad.  Korean vanguard, BAE Seung Hee (world No.16) surprisingly overcame world No.1, WANG Yihen in straight sets (23-21,21-11) . And Korea’s 1st doubles followed, managed to beat China’s another world No.1 (18-21,21-12,21-15).  Though China fought back in 2nd […]

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Too good, China

Semifinals of Thomas&Uber Cups. Highlight  was the 2nd match of  Thomas Cup, China vs Malaysia The huge  numbers of  local supporters packed into the stadium to cheer for Team Malaysia. However, that was not quite enough to upset the defending champion,Team China. As a result, Chinese squad dominated all matches and stunned Malaysia 3-0 quite […]

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