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‘Lin Dan is undoubtedly the greatest. He is alone at the top’

10:49 PM ETJonathan SelvarajESPN Lin Dan's career is easily the most storied of the sport -- two Olympic gold medals, five World titles and 666 career wins, spanning two decades. To give an idea of the 36-year-old's longevity, Lin...

‘Lin Dan was the GOAT, there’s won’t be another like him soon’

5:12 AM ETESPN staffIndian players react to the retirement of Chinese great Lin Dan, winner of two Olympic gold medals and five World Championship titles.Kidambi Srikanth: I remember being completely numb during my match against Lin Dan at the...

Badminton great Lin Dan retires after 2 Olympic golds and five World titles

Lin Dan, arguably the greatest badminton player of the 21st century, has announced his retirement from the sport. Lin, who won two Olympic golds and five World titles, dominated men's singles badminton for about a decade along with Malaysia's...

Lin Dan announces retirement

Two-time Olympic badminton champion Lin Dan announced his retirement from the sport on Saturday, bringing his celebrated career to a close."I've dedicated everything to the sport I love. My family, coaches, teammates and fans have accompanied me through many...

Badminton: Two-time Olympic champion Lin Dan retires

China's two-time Olympic badminton champion Lin Dan has announced his retirement in a social media post on Saturday.The announcement means that Lin will not be competing in the next Olympics in Tokyo. The 37-year-old, who won the Olympics singles...

National Doctors’ Day: Sports stars wish the warriors in white

Doctors, nurses and other healthcare workers across the world have been on the frontline, since the novel coronavirus outbreak, fighting the raging war with unmatched compassion.They have not only put themselves at risk of exposure to the pathogen, but...

Weekly Digest: From Liverpool’s PL title to Djokovic testing positive

Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool won a first-ever Premier League title, after Chelsea beat the Reds' closest challenger Manchester City 2-1 on Thursday. This was also the club's first English top-division championship in 30 years.Meanwhile, world number one Novak Djokovic and...

National badminton camp looks uncertain

The proposed National camp for shuttlers here from July 1 is unlikely to go ahead, according to a top official of the Sports Authority of Telangana State.“The shuttlers may have to wait a little longer to return to the...

BAI plans training camp in Hyderabad from July 1

Top Indian shuttlers will be able to hit the courts from July 1 if the Telangana State government gives a green light to the Badminton Association of India (BAI) for organising a national camp in Hyderabad.While a bunch of...

Kento Momota eyes Tokyo gold after recovering from crash

Japanese badminton star Kento Momota has fully recovered from the eye injury he suffered during a car accident in January, the world number one said on Friday.  “I can see without any problem while I'm playing. I've been able...

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