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2014 Equestrian Classics: Badminton, England: Griffiths takes 1st

Not finishing in the top 20 after Dressage, Sam Griffiths (AUS) was not expected to come in 1st, but many of the top riders endured errors and DQ’s.

2014 Equestrian Classics: Badminton, England: Townend Comes in 2nd

Oliver Townend (GBR) and his horse Armada come in 2nd in the FEI Classics in Badminton, England this year.

2014 Equestrian Classics: Badminton, England: Mary King Saves Herself From Crash

Mary King (GBR) nearly falls off her horse through an obstacle, but catches herself in time to reposition herself without falling off.

2014 Equestrian Classics: Badminton, England: Top Crashes

Check out all the crashes and eliminations from the FEI Classics in Badminton, England.

2014 Badminton European Champs: Women’s Singles

Carolina Marin (ESP) defeats Anna Thea Madsen (DEN) 21-9, 14-21, 21-8. This is her second time getting the gold at the Euro Championships since 2009.

2014 Badminton European Champs: Top Scores from Women’s Singles

See all the top hits from the matchup between Carolina Marin (ESP) and Anna Thea Madsen (DEN) 21-9, 14-21, 21-8.

2014 Badminton European Champs: Women’s Doubles

Kamilla Rytter Juhl (DEN) and Christinna Pedersen (DEN) easily beat Danish rivals Marie Roepke and Line Damkjaer Kruse with a final score of 21-11, 21-11.

2014 Badminton European Champs: Men’s Doubles

Valdimir Ivanov (RUS) and Ivan Sozonov (RUS) defeated Mads Conrad-Petersen (DEN) and Mads Pieler Kolding (DEN), and bring the gold medal to Russia for the first time. 21-13, 21-16.

2014 Badminton European Champs: Top Scores from Women’s Doubles

Watch the top hits from the match up between Kamilla Rytter Juhl (DEN) and Christinna Pedersen (DEN) versus Marie Roepke (DEN) and Line Damkjaer Kruse (DEN), 21-11, 21-11.

2014 Badminton European Champs: Top Scores from Men’s Doubles

Watch the impressive rallies between Valdimir Ivanov (RUS) and Ivan Sozonov (RUS) and their opponents Mads Conrad-Petersen (DEN) and Mads Pieler Kolding (DEN) 21-13, 21-16.

2014 Badminton European Champs: Men’s Top Scores

Check out the best scores from the Men’s Singles Final where Jan O Jorgensen (DEN) defeated Rajiv Ouseph (ENG) 2-0.

2014 Badminton European Champs: Men’s Singles

2014, Kazan, Russia, BWF Badminton European Championship, After two bronze and one silver, Jan O Jorgensen (DEN) finally becomes the Men’s European Champ, defeating Rajiv Ouseph (ENG) 21-18, 21-10 in a commanding match. (Call your TV provider to watc

2014 Badminton European Champs: Mixed Top Scores

Check out the best scores from the Mixed Doubles Final Final where Joachim Nielsen and Christinna Pedersen (DEN) defeated Mads Kolding and Kamilla Juhl (DEN) 2-1.

2014 Badminton European Champs: Mixed Doubles

Olympic Bronze Medalist Joachim Nielsen and Christinna Pedersen (DEN) defeat Mads Kolding and Kamilla Juhl (DEN) 22-24, 21-13, 21-18 to win their first Mixed Doubles title.

2014 Badminton European: European Championships: Kazan, Russia: Finals – Singles, Doubles, Mixed

The European Championships is Badminton Europe’s most prestigious event and is played in week 17 in even years. The event officially crowns the best male and female players and pairs in Europe.

2014 European Men’s & Women’s Badminton Team Championships: Basel, Switzerland

The European Men’s & Women’s Team Championships is played in week 7 in even years. The event officially crowns the best male and female national teams in Europe. The 2014 event will be played in Basel, Switzerland, in the great St. Jakobshalle and will for the first time be staged alongside the newly inaugurated European U15 Championships.

IOC Suggests More Venues Outside Tokyo for 2020 Games

Japan (Shutterstock) By Elaine Lies TOKYO, Nov 19 (Reuters) – International Olympic Committee (IOC) Vice President John Coates has urged Tokyo to consider moving more events to venues outside the capital, including one hundreds of kilometers away, in a bid to rein in spending for the 2020 Summer Games. Rising labour and construction costs have […]

Gulf states strike athletics gold, North stun South

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/JASON REED (Reuters) – Bahrain and Qatar struck more Asian Games athletics gold on Monday as their policy of cherry-picking top African talent continued to pay off, while North Korea stunned the South with a late winner in their women’s soccer semi-final. Mohamad Al-Garni and Maryam Yusuf Jamal added their names to the growing […]

Thai princess going for gold at Asian Games

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/SOE ZEYA TUN/FILES (Reuters) – The Thailand team for the 17th Asian Games includes a real-life princess with a down-to-earth approach to life and a heart set on winning gold. Princess Sirivannavari Nariratana, the granddaughter of King Bhumibol Adulyadej, has been chosen to represent her country in equestrian, riding a horse called Prince Charming. […]

Incheon Ready to Showcase Cream of Asian sports

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/KIM HONG-JI (Reuters) – An array of Olympians and stars of sports niche and new arrive in the South Korean city of Incheon for the 17th Asian Games this month, bringing together some 10,000 athletes for a 16-day multi-sport spectacular second only in scale to the Summer Olympics. From weightlifting to wushu, rowing to […]

Trial of proposed scoring system wrong, says Olympian

(Reuters) – The Badminton World Federation should have taken more time to trial their proposed scoring changes and given top shuttlers a better chance to experience it, Japan coach Park Joo-bong said. The BWF will decide in November whether or not to employ the new five-game race-to-11 scoring system or stick with the first to […]

Ten Years On, Athens 2004 Gives Greece Little to Cheer

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/YANNIS BEHRAKIS (Reuters) – It was billed as a chance to transform Greece’s image abroad and boost growth but 10 years after the country hosted the world’s greatest sporting extravaganza there is little to celebrate at the birthplace of the modern Olympic Games. Many of the once-gleaming Olympic venues which crackled with activity have […]

IOC urges ‘sustainable’ Tokyo Games, lauds venue review

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/YUYA SHINO (Reuters) – International Olympic Committee vice president John Coates has urged Tokyo to ensure plans for the 2020 SummerGames avoid wasteful construction and welcomed talk of reviewing or possibly scaling back venues. Japanese officials, led by Tokyo governor Yoichi Masuzoe, said earlier this month that rising labor and construction costs were forcing the Japanese capital to rethink […]

30 Reasons To Watch: #14

Will Lin Dan of China (can you say “Lin-Danity?”) become the second “Lin” sports star of the year by living up to his billing as the greatest badminton player ever? (Photo by Liu Jin/AFP/Getty Images) By Mike Tierney, Special to Universal Sports The hoopla generated by NBA player Jeremy Lin, which became forever known as […]

Road to London presented by Hilton HHonors 11/02/11

This week’s episode features Equestrian, Water Polo, Badminton, Karate, Judo and Field Hockey highlights from Team USA.

 
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