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Lin Dan wins men's s singles gold medal
'Super Dan' wins badminton men's singles gold
Chinese Lin Dan claimed the men's singles title at the Beijing Olympics on Sunday, beating Lee Chong-wei from Malaysia 21-12, 21-8 in the final.

Indonesian official denies unfulfilled medal target

Indonesian badminton team manager Lius Pongoh on Monday denied unfulfilled medal earning target of Indonesian shuttlers at Beijing Olympics.


· Asian dominance solidified despite wider world participation
· Lin Dan crowned with overwhelming victory
· S. Korea wins badminton mixed doubles gold
· Collated results of badminton events
· Head coach satisfied with Chinese shuttlers' performance


Inside This Sport Athletes
While contemporary badminton first appeared in the mid-19th century, it evolved from the game battledore and shuttlecock. [Full story]
· Discipline's origin
· Olympic history
· Equipment
· Time and venue
Athlete finds new inspiration
'Super Dan', world's most flamboyant badminton player
Chinese badminton men's duo strike with 'wind' and 'cloud' Chinese badminton men's duo strike with 'wind' and 'cloud'


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