A former international badminton player who became a bodyguard and close friend to the ex-wife of the Sultan of Brunei abused her position to steal diamonds worth £11.6m from her “extremely wealthy” employer, a court heard yesterday.
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Monday 15 March 2010
The world No 1 Lee Chong Wei claimed his first All-England title with victory over the Japanese underdog Kenichi Tago yesterday.
Saturday 13 February 2010
Friday 11 December 2009
Saturday 26 September 2009
Nicole Cooke will defend her World Championship title today in Mendrisio, Switzerland in the final race of her season.
Thursday 13 August 2009
Monday 10 August 2009
Sunday 09 August 2009
England have withdrawn from the World Badminton Championships in the Indian city of Hyderabad because of "a specific terrorist threat" against the championships.
Tuesday 28 July 2009
London 2012 organisers insist tickets for the Olympics will be "highly affordable", but admit they cannot guarantee to honour their initial pledge to make the cheapest available for just £15.
Saturday 09 May 2009
Cejka shoots clear at Sawgrass
Alex Cejka fired a five-under-par 67 second round yesterday, opening up a four-shot lead in the Players Championship at theTPC, Sawgrass, Florida.
Friday 08 May 2009
Emily Baldwin held the advantage on Drivetime after the first day of dressage at the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials, where the 28-year-old Briton is 1.5pts ahead of last year's British Open champions, Ruth Edge and Mayhem III.
Sunday 03 May 2009
Thursday 26 February 2009
Thursday 15 January 2009
Saturday 29 November 2008
Thursday 20 November 2008
Olympic organisers are to abandon plans for a temporary badminton venue at the London 2012 Games but will press ahead with two other controversial developments, following a cost-cutting review by the consultancy firm KPMG.
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