2012 London Olympic Games  
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When : From 28/07/2012 (Sat) to 05/08/2012 (Sun)
Where : Wembley Arena
London, England
Men's singles :
Women's singles :
Men's doubles :
Women's doubles :
Mixed doubles :
 StageDateStart TimeEnd Time (Approx)
Group Day1 28/07/2012 8:30 AM 11 PM
Group Day2 29/07/2012 8:30 AM 11 PM
Group Day3 30/07/2012 8:30 AM 11 PM
Group Day4 31/07/2012 8:30 AM 11 PM
Round of 16 01/08/2012 9 AM 9 PM
Quarter Final 02/08/2012 9 AM 8 PM
MSSF/WSSF/ XDF 03/08/2012 9 AM 5 PM
MDSF/ WDF/WSF 04/08/2012 9 AM 5 PM
MSF/ MDF 05/08/2012 9 AM 4 PM
Badminton duo grateful for seven years together
Publish on 08/08/2012   Source : Korea Herald
Winning bronze medal at the London Olympics wasn't exactly how they wanted to end their partnership, but the South Korean men's doubles badminton team of Chung Jae-sung and Lee Yong-dae said Tuesday they were still thankful for each other's presence.
Malaysian badminton ace won't rule out 2016 Games
Publish on 07/08/2012   Source : AFP
Badminton star Lee Chong Wei said Tuesday he could make another tilt at Olympic glory in 2016 after Malaysia's top gold-medal hope fell at the final hurdle for the second straight Games.
Chinese badminton head coach blames referee for player's injury
Publish on 07/08/2012   Source : Mid-Day
Chinese badminton head coach Li Yongbo accused Danish referee Torsten Berg of causing injury to Wang Xin in the bronze medal match against India's Saina Nehwal
Lin Dan wins final battle against Lee Chong Wei
Publish on 06/08/2012   Source : China Daily
It was just one shot, which went across the back line of the court. But because it was the match point, fate became different for those at two sides of the net.
Chinese badminton players Cai and Fu win gold medals in men's doubles
Publish on 06/08/2012   Source : Xinhua
Chinese badminton players Cai Yun and Fu Haifeng beat their rivals 2-0 Sunday afternoon, and clinched gold medals in men's doubles in the Wembley Arena.
Nehwal Wins Bronze After Wang Xin Suffers Injury
Publish on 05/08/2012   Source : India Real Time
It was not quite how we wanted to see Saina Nehwal win her medal. But it's a medal nonetheless and Saina fought hard for it.
Li Xuerui wins women's badminton singles gold
Publish on 05/08/2012   Source : China Daily
China's Li Xuerui beat more heralded teammate Wang Yihan in three games to lift the Olympic badminton women's singles gold medal on Saturday afternoon.
China wins women's badminton doubles gold
Publish on 05/08/2012   Source : China Daily
Chinese badminton players Tian Qing and Zhao Yunlei outplayed Japanese pair Fujii Mizuki/Kakiiwa Reika 2-0 Saturday afternoon, winning the gold medals in women's doubles.
China's Zhang and Zhao win mixed doubles gold
Publish on 04/08/2012   Source : SBS
Zhang Nan and Zhao Yunlei are world and Asian champions and the new Olympic gold medalists - but they say their badminton partnership is just getting going.
Chinese badminton player Yu Yang quits the sport after being banned for tanking
Publish on 03/08/2012   Source : AFP
One of the star Chinese badminton players disqualified from the Olympics for throwing a match has announced she is quitting the sport, saying her dreams had been "heartlessly shattered"
Badminton boss 'sorry' as athletes expelled over match-fixing scandal
Publish on 02/08/2012   Source : smh.com.au
The Head of international badminton has defended the sport's position at the Olympics in light of the scandalous disqualification of eight athletes for deliberately throwing matches.
Badminton doubles descend into farce as Chinese and South Koreans try to lose
Publish on 01/08/2012   Source : Heraldsun
Eight women badminton players were charged by the sport's governing body today with "not using one's best efforts to win a match" after two matches at the Olympics ended in controversy.
Lin Dan beats Taufik Hidayat reach Olympic badminton quarterfinals
Publish on 01/08/2012   Source : Associated Press
Lin Dan won a showdown that wasn't much of a show as he beat Taufik Hidayat 21-9, 21-12 in a last-16 matchup of Olympic badminton champions on Wednesday.
London 2012: Day 1 - Session 2: Anu 'Finnish-ed' Losing at Olympics
Publish on 28/07/2012   Source : BWF
Competing in her fourth Olympic Games, Anu Nieminen experienced something today she had not done in three previous Olympiadsthe thrill of victory.
London 2012: Day 1 - Session 1: Russians Surprise British Hopefuls
Publish on 28/07/2012   Source : BWF
Olympic badminton could not have started better. The Wembley Arena galleries were nearly full and spectators had plenty to cheer about as this mornings session of day one saw some exciting matches.
Trooper Li opens new front for China in badminton
Publish on 28/07/2012   Source : SBS
Olympic champion and soldier Lin Dan has already brought immeasurable pride to the People's Liberation Army, but the Chinese troops may have another source of badminton inspiration in All England women's champion Li Xuerui.
Kien Keat-Boon Heong grab opening win
Publish on 28/07/2012   Source : Malaysia The Star
The men's doubles pair of Koo Kien Keat and Tan Boon Heong kept the flag flying for Malaysia at the Olympic badminton competition with the only win of the day at the Wembley Arena.
Adock and Bankier upset by Russian pair in badminton
Publish on 28/07/2012   Source : SBS
Chris Adcock and Imogen Bankier's hopes of a maiden Olympic badminton gold for Britain suffered a blow on the opening day on Saturday when they succumbed to Russian mixed doubles pair Aleksandr Nikolaenko and Valerya Sorokina.
LIVE DRAW: London 2012 Olympic Games
Publish on 23/07/2012   Source : BWF
At 10am (London, GMT time) today, the London 2012 Olympic Games badminton live draw will be conducted at the Main Press Center of the Olympic Park in London. Find out how you can follow the Draw Ceremony live here!
World No. 3 Li Xuerui receives late Olympic entry at No. 4 Wang Shixian's expense
Publish on 11/07/2012   Source : Associated Press
Li Xuerui has received a late call-up to the London Olympics after passing Chinese teammate Wang Shixian in the badminton world rankings.
Men's singles
Lin Dan
Women's singles
Li Xuerui
Men's doubles
Cai Yun
Fu Haifeng
Women's doubles
Tian Qing
Zhao Yunlei
Mixed doubles
Zhang Nan
Zhao Yunlei
Competition dates
Saturday 28 July – Sunday 5 August

Competition venue
Wembley Arena

Number of medal events
Five: Men's Singles, Women's Singles, Men's Doubles, Women's Doubles and Mixed Doubles.

Number of competitors
172: 86 men and 86 women

Each country is limited to three athletes in each Singles event and two pairs (four athletes) in each Doubles event, dependent on their position in the world ranking list of 3 May 2012 that determines qualification.

All London Olympic Badminton players profiles are on :

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