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2012-09-19 16:31:02

Some athletes may improve their performance under pressure simply by squeezing a ball or clenching their left hand before competition to activate certain parts of the brain, according to new research published by the American Psychological Association. In three experiments with experienced soccer players, judo experts and badminton players, researchers in Germany tested the athletes' skills during practice and then in stressful competitions before a large crowd or video camera....

2011-10-07 18:05:00

Synergy Tennis & Badminton, a retail and online store for tennis and badminton equipment, offers top brands and professional stringing service. Milpitas, CA (PRWEB) October 07, 2011 Milpitas Wilson badminton racket retailer, Synergy Tennis & Badminton announces they have a new name and a new location in Milpitas and is both a retail and online resource for the finest badminton accessories, athletic shoes, tennis racquets and apparel. As an authorized dealer of some of the top brands...

2011-08-27 07:00:00

Enter to win 3 Wilson® tennis racquets per day at the Wilson Fast Serve Contest presented by Sport Court during the US Open from Aug. 29 through Sept. 11. Flushing, NY (PRWEB) August 27, 2011 Sport Court® will be featured at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center at SmashZone, the premiere interactive attraction during the US Open, as Sport Court partners with the United States Tennis Association. This yearâs US Open events begin August 29th and run through...

2009-05-19 08:00:00

"Smart material" technology adapts to players' individual needs PHOENIX, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Speed kills. So it's no wonder why today's tennis players want it in their hands. With the launch of HEAD's YOUTEK Speed series, athletes can now obtain it, as the racquet line is aimed at a variety of players seeking the court-lethal combination of power and touch. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090519/CL18740 ) The Speed series is powered by YOUTEK(TM), which combines superior...

2009-04-24 06:00:00

BEIJING, April 24 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- On April 23, 2009 the Chinese National Badminton Team reached an agreement with Li Ning Company Limited, a leading Chinese sports brand. The badminton team became the 5th Chinese team to partner with Li Ning, along with the Chinese National Table Tennis Team, the Chinese National Gymnastics Team, the Chinese National Shooting Team and the Chinese National Diving Team. VIP guests at the signing included the director of the Table Tennis & Badminton...

2009-02-23 07:00:00

HONG KONG, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The global trade in sports balls may have taken a dramatic bounce for the better because of the 2008 Beijing Olympics, according to data collected by Alibaba.com (HKSE: 1688; 1688.HK), the world's largest business-to-business e-commerce company. Despite the downturn in the worldwide economy, interest in sports showed a significant upturn according to the figures revealed by search requests made on the online international marketplace. Soccer...

2006-05-07 03:53:20

TOKYO (Reuters) - World number one Lin Dan battled past Peter Gade as China whitewashed Denmark 3-0 to retain the Thomas Cup on Sunday. Lin overcame a spirited challenge from world number three Gade to win the opening rubber 21-17 21-19 before Cai Yun and Fu Haifeng won the doubles and Bao Chunlai sealed victory. It was China's sixth world team title overall following three successive victories from 1986 to 1990 and a successful campaign in Jakarta two years ago. They first lifted...

2006-03-13 20:25:00

By Catherine Hornby LONDON (Reuters) - The feathers of the badminton world are being ruffled by the threat of bird flu. Shortages of goose feathers in China and tightened manufacturing regulations are pushing up prices of shuttlecocks, the feathered projectiles hit over the net in badminton. The H5N1 epidemic has added to long-term concerns about the supply chain of feathers because it has led to the culling or deaths of some 200 million birds since late 2003. "It (bird flu) has put more...


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