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# badminton - Wednesday 28 July, 2021

Nhat Nguyen edged out in three-game thriller as Wang books place in quarter-finals
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# Badminton

Nhat Nguyen edged out in three-game thriller as Wang books place in quarter-finals

Jul 28th 2021, 12:33 PM 9,731 Views 5 Comments

Dubliner’s debut Olympics comes to an end with 21-12, 18-21, 21-12 defeat.

# badminton - Monday 26 July, 2021

'Excited and buzzing' - Nhat Nguyen dominates on Olympic debut
# Badminton
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# Badminton

'Excited and buzzing' - Nhat Nguyen dominates on Olympic debut

Jul 26th 2021, 1:07 PM 39,346 Views 11 Comments

The 21-year-old made a winning start to his first Games and dedicated the victory to his family.

# badminton - Tuesday 21 July, 2020

'I’ve a new respect for how my parents work': Nguyen grounded as he targets Olympic shock
# Grounded
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# Grounded

'I’ve a new respect for how my parents work': Nguyen grounded as he targets Olympic shock

Jul 21st 2020, 6:30 PM 5,986 Views 0 Comments

The Dubliner is on course to qualify for Tokyo and is intent on making his mark at the rescheduled Olympics

# badminton - Monday 30 March, 2020

'I've struggled with confidence along the way' - dropping other sports, injuries and team-mates as role models
# Highs And Lows
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# Highs And Lows

'I've struggled with confidence along the way' - dropping other sports, injuries and team-mates as role models

Mar 30th 2020, 6:30 PM 5,028 Views 0 Comments

It hasn’t been an easy ride for Irish badminton star Sara Boyle, but she feels she can push on now.

# badminton - Tuesday 16 July, 2019

'I never thought we could be winning European medals consistently - it’s crazy'
# Interview
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# Interview

'I never thought we could be winning European medals consistently - it’s crazy'

Jul 16th 2019, 7:30 AM 4,304 Views 0 Comments

Chloe Magee speaks to The42 off the back of her European Games success alongside brother Sam.

# badminton - Saturday 29 June, 2019

Bronze for Chloe and Sam Magee after semi-final defeat in Minsk
# European Games
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# European Games

Bronze for Chloe and Sam Magee after semi-final defeat in Minsk

Jun 29th 2019, 1:39 PM 3,875 Views 0 Comments

Team GB’s Gabby and Chris Adcock proved too strong today.

# badminton - Friday 28 June, 2019

Ireland secure seventh European Games medal as Chloe and Sam Magee book semi-final spot
# On The Podium
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# On The Podium

Ireland secure seventh European Games medal as Chloe and Sam Magee book semi-final spot

Jun 28th 2019, 10:01 AM 3,439 Views 2 Comments

The Donegal siblings beat beat the Netherlands 21-19, 21-17 on Friday morning to advance to the final four.

# badminton - Thursday 27 June, 2019

More medals in sight as Chloe and Sam Magee survive anxious wait
# European Games
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# European Games

More medals in sight as Chloe and Sam Magee survive anxious wait

Jun 27th 2019, 11:45 AM 2,591 Views 2 Comments

The Donegal siblings advanced through to the badminton mixed doubles quarter-finals.

# badminton - Saturday 17 November, 2018

Magees deliver majestic display to seal Irish Open Badminton mixed doubles crown
# Double Trouble
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# Double Trouble

Magees deliver majestic display to seal Irish Open Badminton mixed doubles crown

Nov 17th 2018, 7:28 PM 3,298 Views 1 Comment

It also brought Chloe’s long-awaited search for a second Irish Open final victory to an end.

# badminton - Saturday 10 November, 2018

'I've enjoyed the new chapter with Sam, I don't have any regrets'
# Badminton
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# Badminton

'I've enjoyed the new chapter with Sam, I don't have any regrets'

Nov 10th 2018, 7:45 AM 4,482 Views 2 Comments

Chloe Magee talks about sacrificing her singles career to focus solely on mixed doubles badminton and the importance of legacy in the sport.

# badminton - Thursday 11 October, 2018

Distraught Nhat Nguyen crashes out of Youth Olympics after epic quarter-final defeat
# Down And Out
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# Down And Out

Distraught Nhat Nguyen crashes out of Youth Olympics after epic quarter-final defeat

Oct 11th 2018, 10:37 AM 5,370 Views 1 Comment

The 18-year-old lost out in three sets to Li Shifeng in Buenos Aires.

# badminton - Saturday 29 September, 2018

'I didn't want to go to college or university, I wanted to live my dream'
# Big Future
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# Big Future

'I didn't want to go to college or university, I wanted to live my dream'

Sep 29th 2018, 10:00 AM 28,534 Views 6 Comments

18-year-old badminton star Nhat Nguyen has shown huge potential at underage level, and now that he’s turned pro, is doing everything to qualify for Tokyo 2020.

# badminton - Saturday 15 September, 2018

Ireland's Nhat Nguyen earns bronze medal at European Junior Championships
# Potential
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# Potential

Ireland's Nhat Nguyen earns bronze medal at European Junior Championships

Sep 15th 2018, 8:15 PM 3,317 Views 1 Comment

The 18-year-old Vietnam-born badminton starlet has enjoyed an encouraging few days at the event.

# badminton - Friday 3 August, 2018

There was a two-minute, 117-shot rally at the Badminton World Championships today
# Badminton
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# Badminton

There was a two-minute, 117-shot rally at the Badminton World Championships today

Aug 3rd 2018, 1:36 PM 4,328 Views 0 Comments

Just when you think it’s over, they go again.

# badminton - Tuesday 31 July, 2018

Disappointment for Ireland as Nguyen and Magees beaten at Badminton World Championships
# Badminton
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# Badminton

Disappointment for Ireland as Nguyen and Magees beaten at Badminton World Championships

Jul 31st 2018, 11:56 AM 2,342 Views 2 Comments

Nguyen loses men’s singles clash against fifth seed Srikanth Kidambi.

# badminton - Monday 30 July, 2018

Ireland's Chloe and Sam Magee win their World Championship opener in Nanjing
# Badminton
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# Badminton

Ireland's Chloe and Sam Magee win their World Championship opener in Nanjing

Jul 30th 2018, 10:42 AM 2,710 Views 1 Comment

The Magees beat Kristensen and Jorgensen of Denmark on Monday morning.

# badminton - Monday 14 May, 2018

Irish number one strikes gold in Turkey with sights set on history at Tokyo 2020
# Para Badminton
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# Para Badminton

Irish number one strikes gold in Turkey with sights set on history at Tokyo 2020

May 14th 2018, 10:29 AM 6,411 Views 1 Comment

Niall McVeigh had a successful stint at the Turkish Para Badminton International.

# badminton - Thursday 8 February, 2018

'I couldn't eat, couldn't sleep... I mean, f**k, I was in a dark place'
# Retirement Age
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# Retirement Age

'I couldn't eat, couldn't sleep... I mean, f**k, I was in a dark place'

Feb 8th 2018, 8:00 AM 40,738 Views 8 Comments

The 30-year old, three-time Olympian announced his retirement on Tuesday.

# badminton - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

'I don't have the same desire as before': Three-time Irish Olympian Scott Evans to retire
# Hanging Up His Shirt
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# Hanging Up His Shirt

'I don't have the same desire as before': Three-time Irish Olympian Scott Evans to retire

Feb 6th 2018, 11:56 AM 13,449 Views 8 Comments

The 30-year-old made history in Rio, but will now bow out after next week’s Team European Championships.

# badminton - Monday 25 December, 2017

'I only started playing badminton when I came to Ireland... It was one of the ways I tried to fit in'
# Transition
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# Transition

'I only started playing badminton when I came to Ireland... It was one of the ways I tried to fit in'

Dec 25th 2017, 6:10 AM 13,876 Views 2 Comments

17-year-old starlet Nhat Nguyen speaks to The42 about his rise towards the top of his sport.

# badminton - Tuesday 22 August, 2017

Donegal's Magee siblings power into last 16 at World Championships
# Flying The Flag
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# Flying The Flag

Donegal's Magee siblings power into last 16 at World Championships

Aug 22nd 2017, 3:11 PM 2,639 Views 7 Comments

The pair – who have made history this year already – defeated Japanese opposition to progress in Glasgow.

# badminton - Monday 21 August, 2017

Donegal siblings reach Badminton World Championships last 32 as Scott Evans suffers narrow defeat
# Badminton
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# Badminton

Donegal siblings reach Badminton World Championships last 32 as Scott Evans suffers narrow defeat

Aug 21st 2017, 9:49 PM 3,916 Views 1 Comment

Evans narrowly lost to Shi Yuqi, who is ranked 89 places above the Dubliner.

# badminton - Sunday 13 August, 2017

Scott Evans is angry
# Madminton
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# Madminton

Scott Evans is angry

Aug 13th 2017, 10:00 AM 27,286 Views 24 Comments

The Irish badminton star wants his sport to appear on TV more than just every four years.

# badminton - Saturday 29 April, 2017

History-making Magees settle for bronze at European Championships
# Milestone
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# Milestone

History-making Magees settle for bronze at European Championships

Apr 29th 2017, 7:47 PM 3,925 Views 2 Comments

They take home Ireland’s first-ever medal from the tournament.

# badminton - Friday 28 April, 2017

Chloe and Sam Magee win first ever medal for Ireland at European badminton championships
# Sibling Act
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# Sibling Act

Chloe and Sam Magee win first ever medal for Ireland at European badminton championships

Apr 28th 2017, 6:37 PM 13,316 Views 6 Comments

The Donegal pair overcame opponents from Poland in today’s quarter-final.

# badminton - Thursday 27 April, 2017

Chloe and Sam Magee one win away from Ireland's first European Championship medal
# Sibling Act
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# Sibling Act

Chloe and Sam Magee one win away from Ireland's first European Championship medal

Apr 27th 2017, 7:50 PM 2,559 Views 1 Comment

The Irish pair came from a set down to book their place in the quarter-finals.

# badminton - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

Evans bows out of European Championships as Magee siblings Ireland's last hope
# Tough Day At The Office
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# Tough Day At The Office

Evans bows out of European Championships as Magee siblings Ireland's last hope

Apr 26th 2017, 11:06 PM 4,011 Views 2 Comments

The three-time Olympian was beaten by young Danish star Anders Antosen.

# badminton - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

Resilient Evans prevails on memorable day for Ireland at European Championships
# Three From Three
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# Three From Three

Resilient Evans prevails on memorable day for Ireland at European Championships

Apr 25th 2017, 9:19 PM 4,106 Views 0 Comments

Chloe Magee and Sam Magee were victors in the mixed doubles while Rachael Darragh won her first-round clash in the women’s singles.

'I look at other guys who have won medals and think 'if he can do it I can definitely do it''
# The Next Step
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# The Next Step

'I look at other guys who have won medals and think 'if he can do it I can definitely do it''

Apr 25th 2017, 9:55 AM 4,887 Views 0 Comments

Scott Evans begins his eighth European Championships campaign later today, and the three-time Olympian has never been in a better frame of mind to win a first major medal.

# badminton - Thursday 9 February, 2017

Irish teen sensation in the running for European badminton young player of the year
# Potential
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# Potential

Irish teen sensation in the running for European badminton young player of the year

Feb 9th 2017, 1:57 PM 4,797 Views 2 Comments

Nhat Nguyen and four others have been recognised by the sport’s governing body.

# badminton - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

Should schools do more to cultivate professional sportspeople from an early age?
# Better Way
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# Better Way

Should schools do more to cultivate professional sportspeople from an early age?

Dec 28th 2016, 10:00 AM 10,758 Views 30 Comments

Irish Olympian Scott Evans believes a better system could promote more talent.

# badminton - Saturday 24 December, 2016

We took on 3-time Olympian Scott Evans at badminton... and it went as well as you might expect
# Last To Be Picked
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# Last To Be Picked

We took on 3-time Olympian Scott Evans at badminton... and it went as well as you might expect

Dec 24th 2016, 7:00 PM 2,426 Views 0 Comments

But Steve O’Rourke did manage to score a point on Evans.

# badminton - Saturday 27 August, 2016

Scott Evans considering U-turn on Tokyo 2020 after rewarding Rio campaign
# Interview
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# Interview

Scott Evans considering U-turn on Tokyo 2020 after rewarding Rio campaign

Aug 27th 2016, 10:00 AM 19,593 Views 7 Comments

Ireland’s number one reflects on a historic Olympics, explains why he is weighing up his options and opens up on the camaraderie in the Irish camp.

# badminton - Tuesday 16 August, 2016

The Irish hockey team went 'Full Evans' at the badminton tonight
# Shirts Off
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# Shirts Off

The Irish hockey team went 'Full Evans' at the badminton tonight

Aug 16th 2016, 1:37 AM 9,479 Views 0 Comments

Hockey team show their support as Scott Evans bows out in the last 16.

# badminton - Monday 15 August, 2016

Ireland's Scott Evans bows out of Rio Olympics after creating history
# Report
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# Report

Ireland's Scott Evans bows out of Rio Olympics after creating history

Aug 15th 2016, 10:16 PM 45,673 Views 35 Comments

The Dubliner was defeated by Viktor Axelsen of Denmark this evening.

This Olympian horsed into a giant McDonald's feast after his Rio exit From The Daily Edge

This Olympian horsed into a giant McDonald's feast after his Rio exit

Aug 15th 2016, 9:24 AM 10,570 Views 1 Comment

What a beascht.

# badminton - Sunday 14 August, 2016

'If I win tomorrow, there might be a bit more than my t-shirt coming off!'
# The Full Monty
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# The Full Monty

'If I win tomorrow, there might be a bit more than my t-shirt coming off!'

Aug 14th 2016, 10:27 PM 7,932 Views 3 Comments

Scott Evans has joked that a victory against the world number four could prompt him to bare all.

Scott Evans spoils favela fairytale to deliver his greatest night
# Great Scott
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# Great Scott

Scott Evans spoils favela fairytale to deliver his greatest night

Aug 14th 2016, 8:15 AM 10,683 Views 4 Comments

Evans extends his historic run to book place in the badminton knockout rounds.

# badminton - Friday 12 August, 2016

Scott Evans battles from a set down to become first Irishman to win an Olympic badminton match
# History
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# History

Scott Evans battles from a set down to become first Irishman to win an Olympic badminton match

Aug 12th 2016, 7:11 PM 20,104 Views 11 Comments

The Dubliner can seal early progression from his group with a win over a home favourite tomorrow.

# badminton - Monday 18 July, 2016

Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Scott Evans
# The Jerries
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# The Jerries

Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Scott Evans

Jul 18th 2016, 6:30 AM 3,944 Views 1 Comment

We kick off our athlete-by-athlete look at Ireland’s Olympic team with the country’s top badminton player.

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